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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ is the ‘30 Rock’ Companion TV Needs Right Now

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by Jacob Hall March 11, 2015 @ 8:56 AM
Netflix
While it bears the distinctive markings of a show that would be right at home in that immortal two-hour stretch of comedy magic, it’s not on NBC. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt may be the latest series to debut on the ever-growing, all-consuming streaming behemoth that is Netflix, but its goofy spirit and whimsical characters feel like they could only exist because of what aired before ... on NBC. Specifically: it’s no coincidence that this show shares so many writers, directors and producers with 30 Rock.

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 7: ‘Superman’ (1948)

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by Matt Singer March 10, 2015 @ 12:32 PM
Columbia
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: Faster than a speeding bullet, the Man of Steel arrives on the big screen.

‘Daredevil’ Trailer Breakdown: Netflix’s Man Without Fear Unmasked

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 10, 2015 @ 11:59 AM
Marvel / Netflix
Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil swept us to the floor once again with its latest full-length trailer, but with April 10 still a month away, we couldn’t resist diving even deeper into the new promo, and radar-sensing every spoiler within. Get an eyeful of everything you need to see in the second official trailer for Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil series!

10 Fiery Facts About ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 9, 2015 @ 12:33 PM
In addition to being an Oscar-winning actress and the lead of a billion-dollar movie franchise in The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence can now add best-selling singer to her resume. The song “The Hanging Tree” was performed by Lawrence in Mockingjay — Part 1 and later released to radio stations where it debuted at #12 on the Hot 100, and on iTunes where it sold over 1 million copies. This are just some of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which travels to District 13 for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay!

Monday Morning Critic: Is ‘Powers’ Worth a Playstation Plus Account?

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by Ryan McGee March 9, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Playstation
Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece. In this week’s installment: what makes The 100 a continual stand-out this year, and a review of Powers.

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Comic-TV Comparison: ‘Remember’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 6, 2015 @ 11:41 AM
AMC / Image Comics
The Walking Dead Season 5 shambled out its 12th entry with Sunday’s latest “Remember” but how did it hold up to the comic book continuity? Alexandria seems too good to be true as the group settles into the peaceful community and meets its mysterious inhabitants, so let’s find out how close the source material stuck through Sunday’s latest!

WookieeLeaks: Notes on Marvel’s New ‘Princess Leia’ Comic

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by Jacob Hall March 6, 2015 @ 11:05 AM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Star Wars: Episode 7, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we take a look at Marvel’s latest Star Wars comic, delve into the latest movie spoilers, and gaze into the future of Star Wars Rebels.

10 Fire-Breathing Facts About ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 5, 2015 @ 8:58 AM
When looking to adapt How to Train Your Dragon, DreamWorks looked to one of the greatest movie trilogies for inspiration: Star Wars. While animating the sequel, the creative team was heavily influenced by The Empire Strikes Back. These are just some of the fire-breathing facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on How to Train Your Dragon 2!

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 6: ‘The Vigilante’

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by Matt Singer March 3, 2015 @ 10:52 AM
Columbia
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: A “Prairie Troubador” gets into trouble in Hollywood.