Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall is a full-time journalist, professional geek, proud dad, occasional photographer, indentured servant to incestuous cats, speedy talker, and obsessive story collector.
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‘Marco Polo’ canceled by Netflix due to $200 million loss, low viewership

The Netflix series Marco Polo is the first of the streaming video service's original shows to be canceled after two seasons, reportedly due to the project losing $200 million over the course of 20 episodes.
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Christopher Nolan re-creates WWII’s ‘miracle of deliverance’ in ‘Dunkirk’ trailer 2:18

Warner Bors. Pictures has released a new trailer for Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan's gritty dramatization of the evacuation of more than 330,000 Allied soldiers from Dunkirk, France, during World War II.
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Netflix projects earn an impressive 17 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations

Cast members from Netflix and HBO projects accounted for the majority of the nominees for Screen Actors Guild Awards, which were announced this week. The ceremony announcing the winners will be televised live Sunday, January 29.
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‘Growing Pains’ actor and television host Alan Thicke has died

Canadian actor Alan Thicke, who starred as the father in the sitcom Growing Pains, has died at the age of 69 after a long career spanning music and television projects. He is survived by his wife and three sons.
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'The Fate of the Furious' had the most successful trailer debut of all time 3:17

Universal Pictures released the first trailer for The Fate of the Furious, the eighth film in the blockbuster Fast and Furious franchise, and the sneak peek set a new record for movie trailer debuts.
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Netflix releases trailer for mysterious new series ‘The OA,’ which debuts Friday 1:40

Netflix has released the first trailer for The OA, the upcoming original series from Another Earth co-writer and actress Brit Marling. It's about a blind girl who returns after a mysterious disappearance with her sight restored.
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BBC's new trailer for season 4 of 'Sherlock' takes detective to a dark place

The BBC released a new trailer for the upcoming fourth season of Sherlock and the great detective seems poised to go to some deep, dark places when the hit show returns January 1.
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The 'Aquaman' movie has reportedly found its villain in former 'Watchmen' star

Jason Momoa's Aquaman will deal with trouble in the form of his own half-brother, Orm, courtesy of The Conjuring and Insidious actor Patrick Wilson, who has reportedly been cast in the role.
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'Deadpool' and 'Stranger Things' nab Golden Globe Award nominations

The 74th annual Golden Globe Awards nominees have been announced, and the list of movie and television projects and performers that were singled out includes Ryan Reynolds and Deadpool, as well as the supernatural Netflix series Stranger…
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Box office hits and misses: ‘Moana’ sinks ‘Office Christmas Party’ but ‘La La Land’ opens big

Whiplash director Damien Chazelle's La La Land had a fantastic opening in just a few theaters, but it was Disney's animated feature Moana that won the weekend, beating raunchy comedy Office Christmas Party.
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J.J. Abrams’ production company has outer-space drama ‘Glare’ coming to HBO

HBO has picked up Glare, another show from J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot, this time set in outer space and reportedly chronicling the colonization off a far-off planet.
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First trailer for ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special introduces a new (super) hero

The Doctor is forced to partner with a mysterious superhero in the first trailer for this year's special Christmas episode of Doctor Who, featuring the Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi.