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Geek News January 24th, 2019

Oscars: ‘Black Panther’ Becomes First Superhero Movie Ever Nominated for Best Picture

The move from five best picture nominees to 10 (later altered to a system that can produce anywhere from five to 10) was largely owed to the Motion Picture Academy’s infamous dismissal of “The Dark Knight” in 2008. The goal was to find room for deserving popular films in the lineup, and as one of the biggest critical hits of its year, with major recognition from the producers, directors, and writers guilds, Nolan’s Batman sequel certainly qualified.

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Netflix Becomes First Streamer to Join the Motion Picture Association of America

Netflix has joined the membership ranks of the Motion Picture Association of America alongside the six major Hollywood studios, the top lobbying group said Tuesday, The unprecedented move — coming on the same day that the streamer landed its first Oscar nomination for best picture — was endorsed by Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal and Warner Bros. It is the first time in history that a non-studio has been granted entry. It also is a defining moment for MPAA chairman-CEO Charles Rivkin 18 months into his tenure.

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The Expanse Season 4 Release Date, Cast, and Other News

The Expanse season 4 will be coming to Amazon, which has made a deal with Alcon Entertainment to continue the series for a fourth season and perhaps beyond. The move is one that was hoped for and in many cases expected by fans and those within Alcon given its overwhelming critical success and its consistent ratings on Syfy, which chose not to continue to distribute the series.

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THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT Trailer #1 NEW (2019) Sam Elliott Adventure Movie HD

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