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By Pete: Awesome, congrats guys! Crazy to think how far you've come since blogspot days.

Independence Day Comes Early: The Playlist Moves To THEPLAYLIST.NET On May 2nd

Apr 28th, 2016 3:41pm

By Daniel Hardy: It's a flawed but fascinating film, with touches of Coppola greatness. I'd be excited to see an extended cut, for sure.

Francis Ford Coppola Says He's Put Together A Longer Cut Of 'The Cotton Club'

Apr 28th, 2016 3:23pm

By Dansbury: I agree, no reason to answer the question of what happened with the departure. Even Lindelof told the audience to let it go with the "le…

'The Leftovers' Will Go To Australia For Season 3

Apr 28th, 2016 2:02pm

By Connie Milligan: I have been wishing and hoping and praying TCM would start a streaming channel!!! Will definitely be signing up. I cut the cable cord and TCM…

Turner Classic Movies & The Criterion Collection Team For New Streaming Service FilmStruck

Apr 28th, 2016 12:32pm

By George Bauman: I have never been treated with less respect, ripped off more or dismissed with more disdain than I have working in a very minor role than by…

'In Bruges' Director Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' Starts Shooting This Spring

Apr 28th, 2016 12:26pm

By jen: If Kevin can't drum up any interest in Kubo, I'd like to know what he can drum up interest for. It's gorgeous, the music's fantastic and the…

Watch: Final Trailer For 'Kubo And The Two Strings' Voiced By Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, More

Apr 28th, 2016 12:06pm

By Rabin Bhandari: I am just amazed by the list. How come Wolf Children did not make the list. One of the best animated movies ever.

The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Apr 28th, 2016 12:02pm

By Admiral Ackbar: seriously? What the hell were you on when you made this list? I mean.. seriously? talk about making a list of personal favorites that has no…

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Apr 28th, 2016 10:36am

By JACK B: Another home for the Criterion Collection? I like the Criterion movies just fine on Hulu Plus. For those who claim the library is "rarel…

Turner Classic Movies & The Criterion Collection Team For New Streaming Service FilmStruck

Apr 28th, 2016 9:21am

By CT: I largely agree with previous commenters in that this video essay is confusing and misguided. Beyonce's film seems to be intended to empower…

Watch: 7-Minute Video Essay Explores The Film Influences Behind Beyonce's 'Lemonade'

Apr 28th, 2016 9:17am

By Burrell: Just so i'm clear. This film about black women, black femininity is influenced by all of these films metioned, but no one is mentioning …

Watch: 7-Minute Video Essay Explores The Film Influences Behind Beyonce's 'Lemonade'

Apr 28th, 2016 8:54am

By suraj mane: Thank you

The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Apr 28th, 2016 7:47am

By Black Viking: Don't sting the sleeping dragon, Hollywood! Disney censorship is more efficient than any Chinese bureaucrat.

Marvel And Tilda Swinton Deny Whitewashing 'Doctor Strange'

Apr 28th, 2016 7:12am

By RDJ: What's with Kevin Jagernauth???Damon Lindelof told in numerous interviews that the show won't answer anything about october 14th

'The Leftovers' Will Go To Australia For Season 3

Apr 28th, 2016 6:39am

By Oppenheimer: The Huntsman figures are a little misleading. It actually had a great opening weekend, WORLDWIDE. In fact, it's opening weekend gross was…

Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Trounces 'The Huntsman: Winter's War' And Once Again Takes Top Spot

Apr 28th, 2016 5:35am

By @Alicia: up above must be Alicia Vikander, the fraudulent Oscar winner who wish she broke out the way Kstew did and beloved by many the way Kstew has…

Watch: First Trailer For Woody Allen’s ‘Cafe Society’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart

Apr 28th, 2016 4:08am

By Currents: This may be premature and overstating some of these connections...Red curtain ≠ David Lynch. However, there was a definite Taxi Driver…

Watch: 7-Minute Video Essay Explores The Film Influences Behind Beyonce's 'Lemonade'

Apr 28th, 2016 4:01am

By LongDick69: Why the f*ck is Upstream Color even on this list? And at number two? Stylised directing and a good score does not make up for a weak plot…

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Apr 28th, 2016 3:09am

By mark: Stephanie Allynne! One of the best comedians out there right now. Super pumped that she's landed in this.

'Twin Peaks' Official Cast List Includes Michael Cera, Tim Roth, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eddie Vedder, Trent Reznor, And More

Apr 28th, 2016 2:22am

By Yatedigo: Absolutely the WORST STARWARS ever, I couldnt never imagined it was going to be worse than the prequels, and it is... Lucas revenge for our…

J.J. Abrams Explains Why 'The Force Awakens' Was Like 'A New Hope,' Says Mark Hamill Was Reluctant To Return To 'Star Wars'

Apr 28th, 2016 1:08am