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Shia LeBeouf is John McEnroe in First Borg/McEnroe Trailer

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Shia LeBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason in Borg:McEnroe

Shia LeBeouf is taking to the court as legendary tennis player John McEnroe in the first teaser trailer for Borg/McEnroe. LaBeouf has experienced his share of highs and lows during his nearly 20-year career, from his success as Louis Stevens on the Disney Channel hit Even Stevens, to playing Sam Witwicky in the first three Transformers movies and the son of Harrison Ford’s iconic explorer in Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull. Unfortunately, LaBeouf’s off-screen troubles have marred his life on- and off-screen in the past few years, and his only high-profile role in feature films came in 2014 opposite Brad Pitt in the World War II drama Fury.

Now it appears that LaBeouf is looking to literally get back into the swing of things with his next role as one half of professional tennis’ greatest rivalries in Borg/McEnroe; and fans are finally getting their first look at the actor as the sports great.
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Shia LeBeouf is John McEnroe in First Borg/McEnroe Trailer

Animal Kingdom: 5 Biggest Questions for Season 2

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Animal Kingdom cast promo shot

[This article contains SPOILERS for Animal Kingdom season 1.]

Animal Kingdom became a surprisingly effective and absorbing drama for TNT in its first season last year. Adapted from the acclaimed 2010 Australian film of the same name, the series managed to find its own footing with American audiences while successfully mirroring the familial tensions that made the film an engaging crime drama.

However, with success and adulation come greater expectations and even more scrutiny. Now that the young series has our attention, burning questions surrounding its narrative have become of greater importance to actually attempt to answer. Since the impressive and dramatic season 1 finale, we’ve been pondering several major ...

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Why Twin Peaks Season 2 Is Underrated

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After twenty-five years, Twin Peaks is back, so maybe we can now finally get over the hate for the underrated Season 2. The general reaction to the first few hours of Season 3 (or The Revival, as it’s being dubbed) has been incredibly positive, with Peaks Freaks relishing finally learning to what happened to Cooper in the Black Lodge and getting to experience fresh horror-weirdness from the mind of David Lynch.

That the fanbase’s response is pretty harmonious is surprising given how, over the past weeks, there’s been a lot of internet ink spent dissecting the original run of Twin Peaks and prequel movie Fire Walk With Me. In ...

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Twin Peaks: Throwbacks and References You Might Have Missed

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Warning: SPOILERS ahead for Twin Peaks season 3

Twin Peaks has returned to our screens, perhaps even more weird and wonderful than ever. Creator and director David Lynch and co-creator Mark Frost have had twenty-five years to perfect their craft, and with Lynch directing every episode, his influence is very keenly felt. Long, intense silences, trippy, surrealist scenes and plenty of backwards talk pushes an audience to the limits of their comfort, but stick with Twin Peaks and you will be richly rewarded. As is Lynch’s wont, the first four parts of the Twin Peaks revival are littered with callbacks, references, and some hilarious cameo appearances that ...

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Geoffrey Rush Loved Barbossa Twist

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[This post contains major SPOILERS for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.]

Geoffrey Rush reveals his thoughts on the Barbossa twist in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The fifth installment in the long-running Pirates of the Caribbean franchise arrived this weekend, and it has already run up quite the take at the global box office, though it’s domestic gross hasn’t quite lived up to expectations. The long-awaited Pirates sequel saw the return of ...

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