[Interview] 8 Things You Should Know About Netflix’s ‘VIVO’

[Interview] 8 Things You Should Know About Netflix’s ‘VIVO’

VIVO is a a super adorable adventure about a young girl and a kinkajou- and you’ll wanna know everything about it. Let us help guide you!

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[Fresh on Criterion] Easy marks, harder truths with noirs – ‘NIGHTMARE ALLEY’ and ‘PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET’

[Fresh on Criterion] Easy marks, harder truths with noirs – ‘NIGHTMARE ALLEY’ and ‘PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET’

One sells lies, the other picks the wrong pocket… Take advantage of Barnes & Noble’s Criterion sale before it ends on 7/31!

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[Review] Shyamalan’s ‘OLD’ – life’s a beach, and then you die

[Review] Shyamalan’s ‘OLD’ – life’s a beach, and then you die

Even if the film is a mixed bag and cinematography creates a jarring visual language, ‘OLD’ is the most fascinating film by a studio this year.

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[Review] A24’s superb doc ‘VAL’ chronicles the life and times of Val Kilmer with swooning poetry

[Review] A24’s superb doc ‘VAL’ chronicles the life and times of Val Kilmer with swooning poetry

‘VAL’ is a beautiful film about fathers, sons, and a slight reveal at the film that brings his whole life together in a moment of unity.

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Denis Villeneuve’s ‘DUNE’ new footage and trailer reaffirm an awe-inducing vision

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘DUNE’ new footage and trailer reaffirm an awe-inducing vision

We got to see the exclusive look at DUNE that premieres tonight and tomorrow in IMAX. Let the spice flow!

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Marine maverick: ‘PLAYING WITH SHARKS’ a comprehensive, heartfelt biodoc about trailblazing shark advocate Valerie Taylor

Marine maverick: ‘PLAYING WITH SHARKS’ a comprehensive, heartfelt biodoc about trailblazing shark advocate Valerie Taylor

‘Playing with Sharks’ pays tribute to Australian marine conservationist Valerie Taylor, whose fearlessness has helped paved the way for everything we know about sharks.

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[AFI Docs 2021 Review] ‘AUDIBLE’ an ambitious short doc in need of more time

[AFI Docs 2021 Review] ‘AUDIBLE’ an ambitious short doc in need of more time

Friday night lights become Friday night sounds in this story about the Maryland School for the Deaf football team.

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Sea truths and horror abound: ‘FEAR STREET 3’ and shocking, heart-wrenching documentaries about ocean life

Sea truths and horror abound: ‘FEAR STREET 3’ and shocking, heart-wrenching documentaries about ocean life

‘FEAR STREET: PART 3 – 1666’, ‘FIN’ and ‘THE LONELIEST WHALE’ may test your limits but they are all worthy viewing experiences.

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[Review/Interview] ‘SUMMERTIME’ heats up a vibrant, inspirational spoken-word musical for the age

[Review/Interview] ‘SUMMERTIME’ heats up a vibrant, inspirational spoken-word musical for the age

‘SUMMERTIME,’ directed by Carlos López Estrada and executive produced by Kelly Marie Tran, is a spoken-word musical made with more than two dozen members of Los Angeles’ “Get Lit” collective. Soak up all the details within>>

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[Interview] SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY’s Jeff Bergman Found Identity and Insight Through Bugs Bunny

[Interview] SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY’s Jeff Bergman Found Identity and Insight Through Bugs Bunny

The veteran voice actor spoke with us about meeting Mel Blanc and what it’s like to voice iconic characters.

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[Fresh on 4K] New ‘MORTAL KOMBAT’ tests your intelligence’s might with polished UHD release

[Fresh on 4K] New ‘MORTAL KOMBAT’ tests your intelligence’s might with polished UHD release

2021’s ‘MORTAL KOMBAT’ is the latest film adapted from a popular video game. If you missed its theatrical run or didn’t stream it on HBO Max earlier this year, we definitely recommend you give it a look on 4K UHD.

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Secrets, loneliness and pioneering science: 3 whale docs dive into social structures, hold a mirror up to humanity

Secrets, loneliness and pioneering science: 3 whale docs dive into social structures, hold a mirror up to humanity

Three documentaries about whales could teach us more about human purpose. See what the filmmakers and truth-seekers behind these films had to say about it.

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[Video Interview] ‘WEREWOLVES WITHIN’ cast & director unleash a horror whodunnit with some serious comedic bite

[Video Interview] ‘WEREWOLVES WITHIN’ cast & director unleash a horror whodunnit with some serious comedic bite

Sink your teeth into the wise, hilarious and insightful words of director Josh Ruben and actors Harvey Guillén, Michaela Watkins and Michael Chernus. Their IFC Films horror comedy ‘WEREWOLVES WITHIN’ is now available in theaters and VOD. Check out our video interviews within>>

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Paramount Presents spin retro releases ’48 HRS./ANOTHER 48 HRS.’ and ‘ALMOST FAMOUS’ for modern consumption

Paramount Presents spin retro releases ’48 HRS./ANOTHER 48 HRS.’ and ‘ALMOST FAMOUS’ for modern consumption

Cameron Crowe’s rock-drama classic ‘ALMOST FAMOUS’ and the ’48 HRS’ films get a slick look in the Paramount Presents Blu-ray line.

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[Doc Watch] ‘RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT’ and ‘THE SPARKS BROTHERS’

[Doc Watch] ‘RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT’ and ‘THE SPARKS BROTHERS’

Rita Moreno and the Sparks Brothers sounds like it should be the name of a Doo-wop group from the 1950s. Instead, they are subjects of two new profile docs.

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[Fresh Read] ‘ONE TOUGH BASTARD’ a testosterone throwback to ‘80s/’90s action movies

[Fresh Read] ‘ONE TOUGH BASTARD’ a testosterone throwback to ‘80s/’90s action movies

Adam Howe gives us the last action has-been in a novel that is part crime fiction, part pop culture satire, and more over the top than “Over the Top.”

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[Video Interview] ‘ESCAPE ROOM: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS’ cast and director craft perfect escapism

[Video Interview] ‘ESCAPE ROOM: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS’ cast and director craft perfect escapism

At a recent virtual press day, Fresh Fiction spoke with director Adam Robitel, Logan Miller and Holland Roden about the highlights of making a film that transcends the pop-culture trend that initially spawned this series.

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[Interview] ‘BLACK WIDOW’ Screenwriter Eric Pearson Connects Character and Cleverness

[Interview] ‘BLACK WIDOW’ Screenwriter Eric Pearson Connects Character and Cleverness

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Screenwriter Eric Pearson was presented with a unique challenge writing what would become Natasha Romanoff’s (Scarlett Johansson) side-quest in BLACK WIDOW. He was tasked to create a narrative that would be thoroughly engaging and immersive while also not causing any ripple effect on the Marvel...

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[Interview] How ‘MOONRAKER’ Found Its Way Into ‘BLACK WIDOW’

[Interview] How ‘MOONRAKER’ Found Its Way Into ‘BLACK WIDOW’

Courtney Howard // Film Critic The tone that decidedly marks Natasha Romanoff’s (Scarlett Johansson) stand-alone journey in BLACK WIDOW is very much influenced by that of the James Bond franchise. It even includes slight nods to the popular serial. There’s lots of espionage, a villainous baddie seeking world domination and...

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[Fresh on 4K] Original ‘SPACE JAM’ gets a UHD spit shine that hardly improves its silly narrative

[Fresh on 4K] Original ‘SPACE JAM’ gets a UHD spit shine that hardly improves its silly narrative

‘SPACE JAM’ is a nostalgic anomaly at its best and a soulless commercial for the ’90s at its worst.

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[AFI Docs 2021 Review] ‘FATHOM’ decodes whale calls, but doesn’t communicate visually

[AFI Docs 2021 Review] ‘FATHOM’ decodes whale calls, but doesn’t communicate visually

The nature science documentary is too narrow in its scope, feeling geared to marine biologists or those who really want to know the process in unscrambling the code and making an aquatic connection.

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[Interview] Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh on BLACK WIDOW’s fights and friendships

[Interview] Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh on BLACK WIDOW’s fights and friendships

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It’s not every day that actors’ in-person introductions involve fisticuffs (scheduled and intensely choreographed, of course), but here we are with what happened on the set of BLACK WIDOW.  Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh made those stereotypical first-day jitters on Marvel’s stand-alone spin-off work for...

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[Interview] How The Actors Captured the Creatures In ‘THE TOMORROW WAR’

[Interview] How The Actors Captured the Creatures In ‘THE TOMORROW WAR’

We asked stars Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, Keith Powers and Jasmine Mathews what they were really up against in THE TOMORROW WAR.

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[‘ZOLA’ Review] buzzes with raging-great energy, salty wit and explosive performances

[‘ZOLA’ Review] buzzes with raging-great energy, salty wit and explosive performances

The much-anticipated A24 stripper drama ‘Zola’ is as delightfully bonkers as the epic 148-tweet thread on which it’s based.

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[‘FEAR STREET PART 1: 1994’ Review] a gruesome delight that’s worth the stab

[‘FEAR STREET PART 1: 1994’ Review] a gruesome delight that’s worth the stab

You’ll jump, smile, and be grossed out—everything that makes a highly satisfying piece of slasher mayhem.

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‘BLACK WIDOW’ Review: Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Stand Out in a Marvelous Stand-Alone Story

‘BLACK WIDOW’ Review: Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Stand Out in a Marvelous Stand-Alone Story

Natasha Romanoff finally gets her own stand-alone feature. Is it better late than never? You betcha.

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Recreating the ‘80s zeitgeist: A video sit-down with ‘PHYSICAL’ series creator Annie Weisman

Recreating the ‘80s zeitgeist: A video sit-down with ‘PHYSICAL’ series creator Annie Weisman

The 1980s, aerobics, Rose Bryne, and complex themes–what is there not to be excited about? Check out our video interview with ‘PHYSICAL’ creator and showrunner Annie Weisman>>

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Welcome to Jurassic World: Lifelike dinosaur exhibition comes to Dallas

Welcome to Jurassic World: Lifelike dinosaur exhibition comes to Dallas

If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, some dino-sized fun just entered your stomping grounds.

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