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WATCH: First Trailer for ‘The Accountant’ Is a Dark Mystery with Ben Affleck

As Ben Affleck took on the Caped Crusader this year with “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” his next venture will teaming up with Gavin O’Connor on his latest effort “The Accountant.”  Also starring Academy Award nominees Anna Kendrick, John Lithgow, Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons, and Emmy winner Jeffrey Tambor, “The Accountant” tells the story of […]

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Zack Snyder Would Like to See Ben Affleck Direct New ‘Batman’ Film

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is not yet three weeks old and already rumors of a subsequent “Batman” spin-off film have been flying around. The director of the film, Zack Snyder, says he would love to see none other than star Ben Affleck direct the spin-off. Speaking to JOE.ie, Snyder said, “I keep working […]

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Historical Circuit: Hollywoodland (★★★)

Thin back, before the days when Ben Affleck won an Academy Award for Best Picture, before he was a director at all, back to the years 2000-2005 when Affleck was box office poison. Despite winning an Academy Award for screenwriting, the new millenium saw Affleck struggle to find projects that allowed him any growth as an actor […]

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Film Review: Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (★★)

Working through the early announcements to now, and finally seeing the result of Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” has been like going through the seven stages of grief and loss.  With the film’s challenging flaws to overcome, there’s some exciting and pulse-pounding moments to admire greatly.  Let’s work through it: Step 1 […]

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Amber Heard Confirms Role in “Justice League,” “Aquaman”

Back in January, actress Amber Heard was rumored to be starring in the upcoming “Justice League” and “Aquaman” films as Mera, eventual queen of Atlantis and love interest of Aquaman. Now, the actress is officially confirming the news, as well as providing a few details on the character’s look. “It’s interesting,” Heard told Entertainment Tonight, […]

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Digital Circuit: Kate McKinnon and Kumail Nanjiani take on “Carol” and “Room” for the Indie Spirits

Welcome to Digital Circuit! A new roundup of the funniest TV and film related viral videos to hit the internet this week.  Every Friday, we’ll collect some of the most interesting and talk-worthy videos for you to find, all in one place. Let’s check out some of the highlights: For hosting the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards, unlikely […]

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Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League – Part 1’ Start Date Revealed

The next few months and years will be big for the DC Comics cinematic universe. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” bows March 25, and a follow-up, the “Justice League – Part 1,” officially begins filming in April, it was announced today. “Justice League – Part 1” will begin filming April 11, two weeks after […]

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Details Emerge on Ben Affleck’s Involvement in ‘Suicide Squad’

New information is coming to light about DC’s upcoming supervillain flick, “Suicide Squad,” including a tease of Batman’s (Ben Affleck) involvement in the film. In an interview with USA Today for their story about the ever-expanding DC Cinematic Universe, director David Ayer dishes on the film, which features Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Killer Croc (Adewale […]

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Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night’ gets moved into 2017

For some reason, Warner Brothers and Ben Affleck just can’t figure out exactly when to get going with Live By Night. Originally assumed to have been a 2015 awards season directorial outing for Affleck (he’d also co-write and star), the film has now apparently moved out of the 2016 Oscar calendar as well. Reports have […]

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Ben Affleck will direct and co-write his own ‘Batman’ film

I suppose this was basically an assumption that’s just been confirmed, but we now know one reason why Ben Affleck accepted the gig of playing Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (as well as in Justice League and Suicide Squad, for that matter). Reports have him officially being named as […]