In Theaters This Week (1/13/2017): Silence, Patriots Day, Live by Night, Lemony Snicket and More!!!

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Netflix, Count Olaf, Neil Patrick Harris

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week. This week has three 2016 movies opening wide, five 2017 movies opening, and a much-hyped Netflix series to consider for binge watching. Continue reading In Theaters This Week (1/13/2017): Silence, Patriots Day, Live by Night, Lemony Snicket and More!!!

What to do about Carrie Fisher? The Episode IX Dilemma.

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Han Solo, Princess Leia

It’s a question all Star Wars fans have been asking since the tragic death of Carrie Fisher last month: “How big a deal is this going to be for the finale of the current trilogy?”  Unfortunately, it’s a really big deal. A movie (yes, even a Star Wars movie) next to the life of a person is nothing at all, but Leia is going be the largest part of her acting legacy. I don’t think it’s out of line for fans to be concerned for the future of Leia, for in our concern for the character, we’re also safeguarding Fisher’s decades-long investment in the character.

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