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What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: May 2015

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
20th Century Fox
Just as many new titles arrive on Netflix each month, so must many sadly depart. Now’s the time to take a look at your queue and watch those films and TV shows you’ve been meaning to watch for a while now. Stop procrastinating, and get to watching! Read on for our guide to what’s expiring on Netflix Instant in May.

‘Black Mass’ Reveals First Image Featuring Johnny Depp as the Notorious Whitey Bulger

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
EW / Warner Bros.
Last night at CinemaCon, attendees got a sneak peek at Black Mass, the highly-anticipated new film from director Scott Cooper, which tells the story of notorious criminal Whitey Bulger. Johnny Depp plays the role of Bulger, trading in his silly hats for a bald cap in the new crime drama, which certainly looks like a step in the right direction for the actor.

New Netflix Instant Releases: May 2015

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
Netflix
It’s time again to ready your queues, as Netflix prepares to add a bunch of new titles to their streaming service. Coming up in May, we’ve got the new original series Between and Grace and Frankie, as well as classic films, new favorites, and acclaimed hits like Inglourious Basterds and Fruitvale Station. Read on for our guide to the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in May.

Roger Ebert and Russ Meyer Biopic Will ‘Go Beyond’ With Director Michael Winterbottom

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
Roger Ebert
Russ and Roger Go Beyond has been in the works for some time now — the film, which covers the working relationship between esteemed film critic Roger Ebert and filmmaker Russ Meyer, has so far only cast Will Ferrell in the role of Meyer, while the role of Ebert remains vacant. But there’s some forward momentum on the project now, as The Trip director Michael Winterbottom has entered negotiations to direct the film.

‘Star Trek 3’ Is Reportedly Titled ‘Star Trek Beyond’

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by Jacob Hall 4 days ago
Paramount
News about Star Trek 3 has been coming at a slow trickle, but at least it’s a positive, nourishing trickle that has us thinking the third film in this still freshly-rebooted universe will be a significant course correction after the disappointing Star Trek Into Darkness. And, strangely enough, the rumored title for the next movie only adds to the behind-the-scenes narrative of “Yes, we’re sorry. We’re fixing it. We promise.”

‘Point Break’ Remake Photos Feature Some Running and Some Surfing

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
Alcon Entertainment
One of the more curious remakes to emerge in recent years is the upcoming redo of Point Break, Kathryn Bigelow’s action classic which originally starred Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. The pair have been replaced by Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez in the remake, which premiered its first photos and trailer at CinemaCon this week. The trailer hasn’t landed online yet, but you can check out the images to get your first peek at your new Bodhi and Johnny Utah.

Marvel’s Phase Two Films All Feature the Same ‘Star Wars’ Easter Egg

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Marvel has long included Easter eggs in their films, referencing other superheroes and properties in the MCU throughout its current run with Disney. But there’s another Disney property that’s been acknowledged in the MCU: Star Wars. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige reveals that they’ve used the same Star Wars Easter egg in each and every one of their Phase Two films, although you probably didn’t notice it.

‘Star Trek 3’ Will Have a “Kick Ass Role” for Idris Elba, According to Simon Pegg

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
20th Century Fox
It was announced a little while ago that Idris Elba is joining the cast of Star Trek 3, in which he’ll play the film’s big villain. Many fans quickly began speculating about which classic Star Trek villain Elba might be playing, with a Klingon being the most popular theory. Simon Pegg, who is now scripting the film, has confirmed that Elba is definitely not playing a Klingon — in fact, he’s not playing anyone who you’re familiar with at all.

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Merchandise Is Seriously Lacking Black Widow

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Marvel
Here we go again. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow was largely absent in the merchandise from the first Avengers film, and you would think that Disney might learn their lesson for Age of Ultron, but they sadly have not. Once again, the lady Avenger is suspiciously left out of the fun in Disney’s newest round of merchandise, featured on only three items. Sorry, boys and girls, but if you’re a Black Widow fan, you’ll just have to make your own action figure.

‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Breakdown: Take a Closer Look at the Super-Powered Reboot

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
While the first trailer for Fantastic Four left us a little puzzled, the recently released second trailer definitely made a bigger impression. We already knew Josh Trank’s take on the classic super-team was going to be a bit darker than the previous films, but the latest trailer reassured us that the reboot also has a sense of humor. But what else can we learn from the latest preview? Join us as we break down the new Fantastic Four trailer to see what clues it has to offer.