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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‘House of Cards’ season 6: Claire Underwood takes reins in new trailer, photos

Season 6 of the award-winning political drama House of Cards now has its first trailer and photos, and will introduce new characters played by Academy Award nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear.
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A super-Predator makes its debut in second trailer for 'The Predator'

Iron Man 3 director Shane Black is rebooting the Predator movie franchise in 2018, so here's everything we know so far about the upcoming film The Predator, set to star Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, and Thomas Jane.
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'Westworld' star James Marsden joins the cast of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Quentin Tarantino's ninth feature film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, uses the infamous 1969 Manson murders as a backdrop to tell a story set in bohemian Los Angeles. Here's everything we know so far.
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'It: Chapter 2' casts the final two members of The Losers Club

A second film based on Stephen King's novel It hits theaters in September 2019. Here's everything we know about It: Chapter 2, which is set 27 years after the events of 2017's box-office blockbuster, It.
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First trailer for ‘Halloween’ brings Michael Myers back home for the holiday

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for its upcoming Halloween sequel, set 40 years after the events of John Carpenter's 1978 horror classic, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis in the role she played four decades ago.
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Celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain has died at age 61

Celebrity chef and award-winning television host and author Anthony Bourdain has died at age 61, reportedly due to suicide, while filming an episode of his series Parts Unknown in France.
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Here’s what a MacGuffin is, and 15 killer examples that made movies memorable

Whether it's a lost soldier, a mysterious briefcase, or the plans to a cosmic weapon, these movie MacGuffins prove that it isn't always the object of an adventure that makes the experience memorable.
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Does ‘Empire’ reign? Is ‘Jedi’ supreme? Ranking all of the Star Wars movies

From Episode I to Solo, how do the Star Wars movies compare when we stack them all up against each other? We let The Force be our guide and came up with our list of the best -- and worst -- films in the Star Wars universe.
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The Bug is back in first trailer for Transformers spinoff ‘Bumblebee’

Paramount Pictures and Hasbro's Transformers spinoff Bumblebee is on its way. The first trailer for the film has been released, offering a sneak peek at the yellow Autobot's return to the big screen.
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'Star Wars: Episode IX' gets a new working title. Does it offer any plot clues?

Disney and Lucasfilm are bringing back Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams to direct and co-write Star Wars: Episode IX, so here's everything we know about the movie before it premieres in December 2019.
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10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

You can get ahead of the next crop of science-fiction television series by picking up the books that inspired them. We've compiled a list of books you can add to your reading list now to get a glimpse of the future.
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Rumor has it that Batman might be in for a fight with a familiar, feathery foe

Warner Bros. Pictures is giving DC Comics' Dark Knight another solo adventure on the big screen (his first since the conclusion of the Dark Knight trilogy). Here's everything we know about the studio's upcoming The Batman.