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‘Jumanji’ is a great video game movie that’s not actually based on a video game


It’s a truism that Hollywood has a terrible track record when it comes to video game movies. But it’s not entirely accurate. There are lots of great video game movies out there – they’re just not based on actual video games.

This month, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, joins films like Edge of Tomorrow and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World on the list of excellent films inspired by video games but not directly adapted from one. This one is a loose sequel to 1995’s Jumanji, which reimagines the dangerous board game as a ’90s-era video game. Read more…

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The Rock looked ready to whoop some ass at the Oscars because he WAS


The face says, “Do I need to kick some ass and save the day — right now, in real life?”

And that’s because, well … he was seriously thinking about it.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was just one of hundreds of glorious faces caught reacting in the moment as La La Land, mistakenly identified as Best Picture winner at the Oscars, gave way to Moonlight — the reasons for which have now been well-documented.

But the best images from that moment weren’t of La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz correcting the mistake, or Moonlight director Barry Jenkins accepting in disbelief. Read more…

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Like Steph Curry, The Rock isn't happy Under Armour's CEO praised Trump



First NBA star Steph Curry. Then badass ballerina Misty Copeland. Now … The Rock. 

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank started quite a fire with some of his company’s most prominent business partners by praising Donald Trump

After Plank called Trump a “real asset to the country” on Tuesday, backlash from consumers online was vehement

Then it got worse for Plank. 

On Wednesday, Curry said he agreed with Plank — “if you remove the et.” He also said he wouldn’t be afraid to walk away from his major Under Armour endorsement contract if he felt he had no other moral option. On Thursday, Copeland — the first black principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre — posted her own powerful rebuttal of Plank’s praise.  Read more…

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