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James Gunn rehired by Disney to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

James Gunn rehired by Disney to direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”

By Courtesy Associated Press | March 18, 2019

After being fired by Disney this past July, writer/director James Gunn has been rehired to direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.”After years of obscurity outside the pages of comic books, the superteam was brought to life in 2014’s “Guardians...

‘A Star Is Born’: Revitalized Classic Captures Hollywood’s Attention

By Sarah Fischer | October 4, 2018

We’re all familiar with singer/songwriter Lady Gaga and the prominent voice she has had in Hollywood. Her music has been on the charts since 2008, and in 2015, she co-starred in “American Horror Story: Hotel,” revealing her talents as an actress....

Chris Pratt guards the ‘Galaxy’ again

By Tatianna Salisbury | May 8, 2017

Director James Gunn debuted his second superhero film with Thursday’s release of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” three years after the first film hit theaters. The film grossed $60 million domestically and $170 million worldwide on opening weekend,...

Netflix and Chill Binge

By Michael Malaychuk | December 3, 2015

It’s important to be prepared for the hours of free time that lie ahead of you with winter break around the corner. Obviously, one of the best and cheapest ways to pass time is by watching Netflix. If you’re looking for titles to binge-watch over...

This film image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from American Hustle.

“American Hustle” worth seeing — but not twice

By Kevin Bartelt | December 20, 2013

Batman with a beer belly, Bradley Cooper with curlers and Robert De Niro working his mob game wasn’t enough to con me into believing “American Hustle” is the movie of the year.With 13 nominations for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, I had high...