Surviving ‘Babylon’ Unscathed with Star Jovan Adepo

Babylon, the latest epic from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle, tackles many issues about the golden era of Hollywood. Chief among them are issues dealing with blackface and the horrible way people of color, even celebrities, were treated within the industry.

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Discussing Old Hollywood with ‘Babylon’ Breakout Star Diego Calva

This Friday, the world is going to remember the name Diego Calva when they witness Babylon; the latest from Whiplash director, Damien Chazelle. The potential awards contender is slated to hit theaters around the globe and features some really terrific performances from Margot Robbie, Jean Smart, Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li, and many others.

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NOC Review: ‘Babylon’ is a Vulgar, Messy, and Compelling Cinematic Cacophony

I’ll tell you this. You’re not going to find a more insane movie this holiday season than Babylon. From its opening minutes, the glitz and glamour of 1920s Hollywood is utterly shattered as the film showers its viewers and characters in filth. I kid you not, there’s at least three to four scenes in those opening minutes alone where… bodily fluids… are expelled at or on various characters (which by the way continues sporadically throughout the movie).

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Watch the Official Teaser Trailer for ‘Scream VI’

Get ready, Scream VI is bringing back franchise favorites Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Hayden Panettiere, and Courteney Cox! The film is set to release in theaters on March 10, 2023, but before the year comes to an end, a teaser trailer and poster have just been shared to excite fans.

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New Trailer and Poster for ‘Babylon’ Embraces the Lavishness of 1920s Hollywood

Damien Chazelle is arguably one of the most talented young filmmakers working in Hollywood today. From his Oscar-winning breakthrough in the remarkable Whiplash to his follow-ups La La Land and First Man, the mention of Chazelle’s name in the critic community sparks interest and anticipation. And now, he’s back with a new project — a three-hour epic called Babylon. We previously brought you the exciting first trailer for the film a while ago, but today, we’ve now received a brand new trailer and poster for the eagerly anticipated potential awards contender.

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SDCC 2022: ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ Offsite Delivers on What It Promises

Happy Comic-Con everyone! It’s been three years since we were able to indulge in the allure of exclusives, panels, and offsites. But at long last, we are back! And our first stop: the highly anticipated Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves offsite experience.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ is Preparing for Battle at SDCC

Roll for initiative! Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is coming. Paramount Pictures’ highly anticipated film is hitting theaters March 3, 2023, and fans everywhere will get their first glimpse of the film this year at San Diego Comic-Con.

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New Trailer for ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’

Paramount Pictures has been on fire this year! With hits like Scream, Jackass Forever, Sonic 2, and now the mega blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick, the studio has pulled off one of the most impressive comebacks in the history of studio market shares imaginable. In the past three years, they rocketed from a #6 rank to a #1 rank this year on the strength of their slate and the quality of their movies! Will they keep the streak going with the animated comedy Paws of Fury? We’ll let you be the judge.

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First Trailer for ‘Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One’

Next year, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the IMF will accept a brand new, insanely treacherous mission: Getting a new movie into theaters before another COVID outbreak hits! Pandemic delays stalled production on the latest installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise, but today, Paramount Pictures dropped a trailer that shows it’s all going to be worth it! Check here to check out the first trailer for Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One!

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NOC Review: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is a Fun, Feel-Good Flight

Once again, audiences will feel the need! The need for speed! So thank god Tom Cruise exists. There’s no stopping the nearly 60-year old supersonic super star. And even after a generation of iconic roles and box office hits, he still keeps on soaring.

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NOC Review: ‘Scream’ is a Worthy Return to Woodsboro

Radio Silence (Ready or Not) delivers an earnest homage to Wes Craven with Scream while reinventing its meta core for a new generation. The story from writers James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick reconnects the past with the present seamlessly, creating real reasons for the legacy cast members to return to shepherd a new core group of friends living a requel of the Woodsboro tragedy. Yes, a requel (reboot+sequel) which the film pokes fun at itself with true to the franchise’s signature smarts and proving that it’s smarter than ever. 

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Here are All the Details on ‘The Lost City’

The Lost City stars Sandra Bullock, who also serves as a producer, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Oscar Nuñez, Patti Harrison, and Bowen Yang. The film will be released exclusively in theaters on March 25, 2022. The official trailer, key art, and some first look images have just been released!

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Izaac Wang’s Mom Was Excited to Meet Russell Wong on ‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’

Actor Izaac Wang reminds us that he wasn’t even born when actor Russell Wong first appeared in Joy Luck Club and Romeo Must Die. But, Wang knew of the Wong’s work and became a fan through his mother.

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‘Snake Eyes’ Now Available to Own Digitally; Blu-Ray in October

It’s no secret that Snake Eyes holds a special place in my heart. No matter the critical reception of the film, it was always going to be a movie I celebrate. While I would’ve approached the movie differently, I am still holding out hope for a follow-up film so we can see the further adventures of Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, and the rest of the cast.

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Follow Us for the Chance to Win a ‘Snake Eyes’ Prize Pack

It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins here at The NOC. And to celebrate the movie’s release, we’re giving away free tickets and Snake Eyes-branded apparel! And all you have to do is follow us on social and subscribe to our channel — where we’ve been posting awesome Snake Eyes content!

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‘Snake Eyes’ Rolls High With Experimental Take on Classic Character’s Origin

I couldn’t tell you much about the G.I. Joe universe. I know the pamphlet description: a group of U.S. anti-terrorists militants devoted to truth, justice, and never skipping leg day. I know that there are not one, but two live-action movies that I remember seeing, but couldn’t recite either premise even under pressure. And now, I know that whatever those other movies were doing, they were definitely focusing on the wrong Joe.

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NOC Review: ‘Snake Eyes’ is a Win for the ‘G.I. Joe’ Franchise

Disclaimer: I would like to apologize in advance to everyone out there who is a huge G.I. Joe fan, because you’re about to read a review from someone who isn’t a hardcore fan. I have heard mixed things about the film from a hardcore fan perspective, and I know some of the fans aren’t happy the mythology was changed. I would like you to know that if that’s the case, I’ve been there.

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Paramount & Hasbro Team Up with Steve Aoki for Limited Edition Dim Mak x ‘Snake Eyes’ Collection

It’s a match made in Heaven!

Steve Aoki’s indie record label and fashion brand Dim Mak teams up with Hasbro and Paramount Pictures’ Snake Eyes to drop an exclusive collaboration of jaw-dropping ninja-inspired gear.

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