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There Are No Happy Endings in A Series of Unfortunate Events. Since its debut in 1999, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events has stood out for being a children’s series that didn’t believe in happy endings.

There Are No Happy Endings in A Series of Unfortunate Events

The popular books followed three young siblings whose parents die in a fire and who are placed in the care of one hapless or unsavory guardian after another, all the while being hunted by an evil distant relative hungry for their enormous fortune. From 'X-Men: Apocalypse' to 'Batman v Superman,' Sequels Aren't Making What Hollywood Needs Them To. Up until recently, the most common descriptor attached to Hollywood sequels was “critic-proof”—a backhanded compliment that describes how films cash out on fan interest and appeal to the lowest common denominator.

From 'X-Men: Apocalypse' to 'Batman v Superman,' Sequels Aren't Making What Hollywood Needs Them To

12 Eye-Opening Facts About 'Peaky Blinders' Peaky Blinders is a series based on the eponymous gang that may or may not have terrorized Birmingham, England after World War I.

12 Eye-Opening Facts About 'Peaky Blinders'

Cillian Murphy stars as Tommy Shelby, the leader of the Peaky Blinders, and the series was created by Steven Knight, who co-created Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Almost two decades ago. The British production has gained more and more American fans thanks to an exclusive distribution deal with Netflix (not to mention the addition of Tom Hardy to its cast in season two). Just in time for the third season premiere, we've gathered up some eye-opening facts about Peaky Blinders. "One of the stories that really made me want to write Peaky Blinders is one my dad told me," show creator Steven Knight explained. Pourquoi Captain America Civil War a tout compris à Spider-Man.

Here's Our Dream Cast For Disney's Live-Action "Mulan" Big-Screen 'Wicked' Adaptation Eyeing 2016 Release. A Diverse, Gender-Swapped LOTR Recast - Book Riot. This past weekend, my roommate and I were on a mission to rewatch the extended versions of The Lord of The Rings.

A Diverse, Gender-Swapped LOTR Recast - Book Riot

(Let’s not talk about the three-part Hobbit right now, though, ok? I am still reeling.) As we watched, I remembered exactly how white and dudely LOTR is. ‘Strange Magic’: Lucasfilm musical based on ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Nov. 11, 2014 | 10:36 a.m.

‘Strange Magic’: Lucasfilm musical based on ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Bog King (Alan Cumming), Griselda (Maya Rudolph) and Marianne (Evan Rachel Wood) are part of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps in “Strange Magic.” (Lucasfilm) “Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” is coming to theaters in January, Disney announced Tuesday. The news comes after much speculation that the film would be a sequel to Disney’s record-breaking blockbuster “Frozen.”

The rumor mill appears to have gotten it wrong, with nary a snowman in sight. Instead, the project — from Lucasfilm and Touchstone Pictures — is inspired by Shakespeare’s magical comedy and based on a story by “Star Wars” mastermind George Lucas, and will feature modern-day pop songs (Electric Light Orchestra, anyone?). Why Isn't Fiona From 'Shameless' Treated Like the 'Difficult Men' of TV? Sunday night on Shameless, while most of America was watching the Super Bowl, William H.

Why Isn't Fiona From 'Shameless' Treated Like the 'Difficult Men' of TV?

Macy's Frank Gallagher went on a Dude, Where's My Disability Check tour of Chicago's South Side, trying to piece together the details of a blacked-out night where he apparently blew $121,000 on drugs. Two Sundance Movies Challenge the Straightness of Heterosexual Men. Watch 16-Year-Old Emma Stone Slay Meredith Brooks' 'Bitch' Guardians Of The Galaxy's Most Awesome Quotes Ever. Do you know one sure sign that James Gunn has created a timeless classic with Guardians of the Galaxy?

Guardians Of The Galaxy's Most Awesome Quotes Ever

Fans are already quoting their favorite lines from the movie. A Treasury of Dumb Quotes About Whitewashed Casting From the People Responsible for ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Jimmy Fallon Blew a Chance to Date Nicole Kidman. 13 Minor Disney Characters Who Are Actually Monsters. What ‘Mockingjay–Part 1′ Misses by Glossing Over Katniss’ Trauma. Throughout much of Mockingjay, the third novel in the Hunger Games series, the unraveling of Katniss Everdeen’s mind takes over the page.

What ‘Mockingjay–Part 1′ Misses by Glossing Over Katniss’ Trauma

Even from the beginning, she strokes a pearl that Peeta found in the arena in Catching Fire and often repeats variations of her mantra: “My name is Katniss Everdeen. What Google’s New Study Tells Us About Why People Go to the Movies. Liam Hemsworth And Jimmy Fallon Try To Walk In High Heels. Is Pixar's Run of Greatness Over? I’ve written before (more than once, I’m afraid) about the dispiriting decline of Pixar over the past few years.

Is Pixar's Run of Greatness Over?

After a run of success over its first 11 films unparalleled by anything else in contemporary cinema—a run that culminated with the astonishing trifecta of WALL-E, Up, and Toy Story 3—the studio seems largely to have lost its way. It began with 2011’s Cars 2, the leading contender for the worst Pixar film to date. Things improved with Brave the following year, and then regressed again in 2013 with Monsters University. This summer proved to be the first since 2005 in which Pixar did not release a feature at all: The Good Dinosaur, which was slated for release in May—having already been relocated from a 2013 date—was pushed back yet again, until late next year. The movie has undergone a very un-Pixar level of behind the scenes drama, with the original director, Bob Peterson, being removed from the project midway through.

The future slate looks still grimmer in this regard. Dear Pixar: Leave 'Toy Story' alone. Because there is perhaps no longer any such thing as an untouchable or sacred property in Hollywood, not that there were many in the first place, Toy Story 4 is happening.

Dear Pixar: Leave 'Toy Story' alone

It’s not surprising, what with 2010’s Toy Story 3 opening to near universal acclaim en route to crossing the billion-dollar mark worldwide. Famous Television Show Home Floor Plans. After years of watching shows like Dexter and Two and a Half Men, you can’t help but become so attached to the television show that you start wondering what their household really looks like. Spanish interior designer Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde had the same thought as us, and decided to do something for himself creating this incredible series of highly detailed floor plans from some of our favorite television shows.

The collection includes the likes of The Simpson, Dexter, Friends, Seinfeld, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, and a handful others. Each of the floor plans is highly detailed, and not only includes the architectural side of things, but also goes into immense furnishing details really bringing these television shows to life. As a huge fan of a lot of these shows, this was definitely a project we could appreciate the amount of time and effort that was put in. Check out the floor plans below. The Big Bang Theory.