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Stephen Daldry to direct standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi movie

Stephen Daldry to direct standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi movie

If anyone actually deserves the standalone movie spinoff, it's Obi-Wan. Ewan's performance was one of the best parts of the prequels, I wanted to see better for him.

If he's not in it, I'm not as optimistic

A 3 hour introspective focused on obi-wans depression and loneliness reflected by the bleak and desolate back drop of Tattoine directed by Terrence Malik

And I highly doubt they are not going to go with Ewan. Casting some one else will be stupid since he is a perfect age, one of the best parts of the prequels and has shown interest to reprise the role

From what I've seen, he wants to do it.

Update: I build a replacement site to search if MoviePass supports theaters nearby (heavily cached - it won't go down)

Update: I build a replacement site to search if MoviePass supports theaters nearby (heavily cache...

Interesting...I've been contacting Moviepass customer support several different ways asking for a refund since the app says the nearest theater to me is two hours away. But this is saying the theater five doors down from my work supports the pass.

Guess I'll wait and see what happens when support finally decides to get back to me.

My understanding is that the Moviepass app only shows eticket theaters in the app until you receive your physical card in the mail.

If you happen to talk to support, and are able to verify this, I would be very interested.

As a current moviepass customer of 5 years and helping my own friend. The following is true; e-Ticket theaters show up if you haven't added your MoviePass card to the app. As a member you can use e-Ticket theaters without your MoviePass card present. Checking into e-Ticket theaters can be done from the comfort of your home PRIOR to arrival at the theater. You cannot cancel an e-Ticket reservation. Once you get your MoviePass card and activate it in App, you will be able to see all the available theaters you can see through other resources. Fret not. Excitement is inbound!

Huh, guess I live 1000 miles into the ocean. Interesting.

Super Troopers 2 receives April 20, 2018 release date!

Super Troopers 2 receives April 20, 2018 release date!

Jay Chandrasekhar, the director, tweeted that his info isn't true and that a date still hasn't been decided.

I would have to think it would literally earn them an extra few million. "Dude, we gotta go see Super Troopers on 420!"

i wonder if it'll have to do with weed

No. Broken Lizard has a history of poor performances at the box office. Their movies make money from DVD sales. The studio wanted proof that people were interested in seeing it so they agreed that if they could raise 2 million through crowd-funding they'd finance the rest.

Something great though is Steve and Kevin have said multiple times on their podcast that it is testing better than any of their previous movies.

Emma Stone Passes J-Law as Highest-Paid Actress

Emma Stone Passes J-Law as Highest-Paid Actress
Emma Stone Passes J-Law as Highest-Paid Actress

Never thought the girl Jonah Hill lusted after in Superbad would be the world's highest paid actress within 10 years.

Yeah, she hasn't lost any of her authenticity either. You'd be happy to know she's starring alongside Jonah Hill in a 2018 Netflix series entitled "Maniac" directed by the man responsible for the brilliant first season of True Detective.

but Jude Law is a man!

I love it when actors work together again. It's like seeing two of the same cars next to each other in traffic.

I built a small site to search if MoviePass supports theaters near your zip code

I built a small site to search if MoviePass supports theaters near your zip code

It freaking supports Cinetopia?? That's my local high-end expensive theatre. Instead of $20 every ticket it's $10/month to go every day? How the hell does this service work?

I tried posting this earlier, but I made a mistake and the site was broken. I've fixed it since then and hopefully this one works better.

Please note that their service takes a while to return some data which is why it may be slow at times. 

EDIT: This data is consumed directly from MoviePass. I have no control over what theaters are in the list of supported theaters. If your theater states that they do not support it even though this list says it does, please don't blame the site :)

EDIT2: Lots of times it will just hang on "Loading." Again, MoviePass's website which is where the list comes from has been slammed since their announcement yesterday. Click the search button again or just try again later if it doesn't work for you!

EDIT3: Proof that it actually does still work. It's just receiving the reddit hug of death. Note the time (EST): http://i.imgur.com/Wp0fLMC.png

EDIT4: You did it, Reddit: http://i.imgur.com/YBWPjbW.png

EDIT5: removed

EDIT6: I'm upgrading the memory of my server. Standby :)

EDIT7: Used downloadmoreram.com to upgrade the memory. Should work better now.

EDIT8 (6:55 EST): You guys broke moviepass's official site. We did it, Reddit! http://i.imgur.com/aqofgS6.png

EDIT9 (7:25 EST): The site is still under heavy load. I would try again tomorrow.

EDIT10 (8:42 EST): The site still is under load, but I've updated the code on github to include caching to improve performance and added a readme for those interested. https://github.com/arhill05/moviepass-zipcode-search. The code on the server will be updated when I get home :)

EDIT11 (9:26 EST): MoviePass's site is actually down. This means my site won't work either, even if it manages to load. Their data won't be returned. This will be the last update for the evening. Have a good night everyone :)

EDIT12 (7:32AM EST): MoviePass has removed all of the data from their API, it seems. Asking it for information on theaters returns nothing. This means the website will no longer function as intended. Thanks to all, and I hope this was useful for the short time it was alive.

I tried posting this earlier, but I made a mistake and the site was broken. I've fixed it since then and hopefully this one works better.

Please note that their service takes a while to return some data which is why it may be slow at times.

EDIT: This data is consumed directly from MoviePass. I have no control over what theaters are in the list of supported theaters. If your theater states that they do not support it even though this list says it does, please don't blame the site :)

EDIT2: Lots of times it will just hang on "Loading." Again, MoviePass's website which is where the list comes from has been slammed since their announcement yesterday. Click the search button again or just try again later if it doesn't work for you!

EDIT3: Proof that it actually does still work. It's just receiving the reddit hug of death. Note the time (EST):

EDIT4: You did it, Reddit: http://i.imgur.com/YBWPjbW.png

EDIT5: removed

EDIT6: I'm upgrading the memory of my server. Standby :)

EDIT7: Used downloadmoreram.com to upgrade the memory. Should work better now.

EDIT8 (6:55 EST): You guys broke moviepass's official site. We did it, Reddit! http://i.imgur.com/aqofgS6.png

EDIT9 (7:25 EST): The site is still under heavy load. I would try again tomorrow.

EDIT10 (8:42 EST): The site still is under load, but I've updated the code on github to include caching to improve performance and added a readme for those interested. https://github.com/arhill05/moviepass-zipcode-search. The code on the server will be updated when I get home :)

EDIT11 (9:26 EST): MoviePass's site is actually down. This means my site won't work either, even if it manages to load. Their data won't be returned. This will be the last update for the evening. Have a good night everyone :)

EDIT12 (7:32AM EST): MoviePass has removed all of the data from their API, it seems. Asking it for information on theaters returns nothing. This means the website will no longer function as intended. Thanks to all, and I hope this was useful for the short time it was alive.

It doesn't. They're losing money each ticket sale. They're hoping to gain leverage to force the studios or theaters to cut them in on their revenue, which is almost certainly not going to happen given how hostile AMC is to their high pressure tactics.

So this will continue until they run out of money. AMC is irritated because they're worried that when customers go back to regular ticket prices, it'll seem like a price hike if they've been getting subsidized tickets for long enough.

This website is a perfect companion to MoviePass in that neither load for me whatsoever.

Daniel Craig confirmed on Colbert just now that he is returning for Bond 25!

Daniel Craig confirmed on Colbert just now that he is returning for Bond 25!
Daniel Craig confirmed on Colbert just now that he is returning for Bond 25!

. Note that Craig claims that "this is it" and he wants to go out on a high note.

Also, shoutout to the New York Times which reported this first on July 24 that "anonymous sources" had confirmed Craig's return.

Bond 25 is released November 8, 2019 in the USA.

/u/recapmcghee pointed out that this officially makes the Craig era (2006-2019 if Bond 25 is his last) the longest Bond tenure, beating Roger Moore's (1973-1985).

He deserved a better send off than Spectre, and every other Craig Bond film is great. Let's do this!

Rekt

I don't hate Quantum and Spectre, but they're just not as good as Casino Royale and Skyfall

This also means he'll have been the longest tenured Bond, beating Roger Moore by one year (if Bond 25 is his last).

The Baby Driver Trailer But Baby Is Replaced Entirely With The Snapchat Hot Dog

The Baby Driver Trailer But Baby Is Replaced Entirely With The Snapchat Hot Dog

This is the content I'm here for.

Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should.

this is about to pop-off all over the Internet, just happy to be here on the ground level

There is one where it is the It trailer except it's Cat in the Hat

Moviepass - a subscription plan that lets you go to the movies every day just cut their price from $50 per month to $9.95

Moviepass - a subscription plan that lets you go to the movies every day just cut their price fro...

Am I missing something? Is there some drawback?

Because you only have to go once a month and this pays for itself!

For those having a hard time loading the blog:

Dear MoviePass Community,

For the last several years, we have been testing a number of service offers and price points. We have learned a lot during this process and believe that we now have an offer that can’t be beat.

Effective today, we are introducing a universal subscription plan for $9.95 per month. MoviePass will have one price point nationwide and it will be for standard 2D films only. As a subscriber, you can see any movie, at any theater, at any time. For your convenience, we currently support more than 91 percent of movie theaters nationwide. Unfortunately, premium formats such as 3D and IMAX will not be included in this plan.

We believe that you want to see more movies in theaters. Our $9.95 per month subscription makes it possible for you to see a movie every day, if you would like.

For current members, your price will automatically be reduced to $9.95, beginning on your next billing cycle following August 15th.

As before, there is no contract, so you are free to cancel at any time. This price point will be guaranteed for at least 12 months for those who sign up during this period. Space is limited.

To all of those members who have supported us over the years, thank you! We look forward to continuing to provide award-winning service and giving you the largest selections of movies and theaters in the industry.

See you at the movies! The MoviePass Team

If the economics don't force the theater chains to completely cut them off, this could singlehandedly reverse years of declining movie theater attendance.

The site is barely loading. Do you think this news is hugging the site to death?

Deceased Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman ID'd As Pro Road Racer Joi Harris

Deceased Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman ID'd As Pro Road Racer Joi Harris
Deceased Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman ID'd As Pro Road Racer Joi Harris

God rest her soul. It's never easy to work in an environment where anything could go wrong at any given time.

This also may have been a case of an unplanned maneuver involving swerving around a pedestrian. From the article from the Vancouver Sun.

When the accident happened, the driver appeared to pick up speed, crossed the street and swerved to avoid pedestrians before disappearing from his view, said Kramchynski.

Though that "pedestrian" may have been a cast member that was part of the scene. Also that is just an eyewitness account from someone not involved with filming. So take it with a grain of salt.

I can't say it would have saved her life here since I'm not aware of the specifics of the crash through the glass but I wish movies would find ways to have characters wear helmets. I understand it's great seeing the face of an actor through the scene and allows the audience to further separate them from the often used motorcycle henchman in all black, but the risk doesn't seem worth it.

A good helmet is a life saver. I watched as a riding buddy got hit head on by a drunk driver coming around a bend on the wrong side of the road. His gear held up incredibly well and he lived. Though I know many who weren't as lucky, and Joi was a professional, so who would've thought?

Yeah but I don't think she was ever supposed to cross the street. I think I remember in the article they did it a few times before the accident and she stopped well short of where there would have been pedestrians. So the issue may have been compounded by having to avoid pedestrians, but it wasn't the initial issue.

Stunt driver killed in accident on Deadpool 2 set in Vancouver

Stunt driver killed in accident on Deadpool 2 set in Vancouver
Stunt driver killed in accident on Deadpool 2 set in Vancouver

Man, that sucks. No matter how much work you put into it, something can always go wrong.

Looks like it was a motorcycle accident, which is a lot harder to make safe than other driving stunts. All it takes is a quick slip up and your body can fly into something that kills you. Really sad, but looks like it wasn't a massive mistake by the stunt crew or something, just the inherent danger of using a motorcycle.

To all who ask "why is it so special that actors do their own stunts?" This is why. Even trained professionals can die in a freak accident.

I always thought Tom Cruise was so badass for doing his own stunts until I saw this Danny Trejo quote about why he doesn't do his own:

A stunt guy pads up and goes through a wall. That’s his profession. Every time the profession’s mixed, I don’t want to risk 80 people’s jobs just so I can say I have big nuts. I don’t want to say that.

Then I realized it's pretty foolish and selfish to insist on doing it yourself.

Edit: This is officially the dumbest Reddit argument I've ever been in.

Try one of these subthreads