A Brief History of Ben Affleck's Conflicted Feelings About Directing a Batman Movie

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Ben Affleck seems slightly worried about the high expectations that come with directing a Batman movie. Since the rumors about him directing the film began, he’s been expressing the contradictory “I’m really excited to do it” and “it’s not happening” sentiments. These last two weeks have only been the latest round in…

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First Details on The Dark Star Trilogy, Author Marlon James' 'African Game of Thrones'

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“African folklore is just as rich, and just as perverse as [Lord of the Rings],” Marlon James said in a Vulture interview more than a year ago, after winning the the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his sprawling crime opus A Brief History of Seven Killings. Today, the first few details of James’ fantasy cycle have…

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