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  • RunPee Weekly Newsletter 10th edition (May 20th, 2020)   The app that tells you the best time to run and pee during a movie without missing the best scenes. ​ ​ A New Hope: Thor Director Taika Waititi Tapped to Fix Star Wars Combine the best of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the potential of stories to be told in the Star Wars ...
  • Tenet and Mulan to Hit Theaters in July If we’re really good, and really lucky, we can have nice things this summer — new movies at actual walk-in theaters near you. And not just any movies: genuine blockbusters! YAY…drumroll…. for Tenet and Mulan! After months in global lock-down and endless quarantine, people are ready to be transported to great ...
  • A New Hope: Thor Director Taika Waititi Tapped to Fix Star Wars Remember when Taika Waititi fixed Thor? Well, now he gets the chance to show he can fix Star Wars. Waititi was already tapped to direct the hugely popular Disney+ Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian. The serialized Bounty-Hunter-meets- premise was greeted with nearly galactic reactions of relieved happiness. Star ...
  • Movie Theaters Slowly Reopening, But With What Movies? It’s noteworthy that movie theaters are opening in some places around some US states and around the world. (Like in New Zealand.) We at RunPee are excited to see people getting back to the cinema, but that happiness is tempered by worry. No one wants movie theaters to become the ...
  • Watch Broadway Shows at Home – ‘Best Of’ Playlists Streaming Free During Quarantine Tend to your need for pure culture during quarantine! There are plenty of classy places to explore from your own living room. Many people in “the industry” are adapting to our world’s new needs, offering including virtual museum visits, live opera and orchestral Zoom events, and now, adding streams of ...
  • Indiana Jones 5 Film Delayed (again) Until July 2022 Harrison Ford is going to have a hard time being believable in adventure films if Indiana Jones 5 is put off much longer, but it’s exactly what he — and us — are facing. Now we won’t get to see our favorite globe-trotting, death-defying archaeologist in action again until July ...
  • New Zealand Movie Theaters to Re-Open this Week The government of New Zealand wants to promote a sense of ‘normalcy’, according to NZ’s Stuff site, by having people still be able to attend movies during the time of the CoVid-19 epidemic. As of this morning, according to the New Zealand Herald, movie theaters will officially reopen Thursday, May ...
  • Next Mission Impossible – and Tom Cruise – Heads to the International Space Station The next mission in the next Mission Impossible will be on the real International Space Station! While the news is super cool, it should surprise exactly no one. Yes. It’s Tom Cruise, in spaaaaaaace! Announced on May 5 of 2020: Mission Impossible star Cruise has partnered with NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX ...
  • Movie Artemis Fowl Going Straight to Streaming June 12, and Why This Matters In a major movie news event, Disney announced they’re sending their summer blockbuster Artemis Fowl straight to streaming, bypassing any theatrical release. They’re skipping cinemas entirely. This is significant. Every other feature initially on Hollywood’s 2020 summer roster has been rescheduled to late Fall — or next year. Or, in ...
  • Jean-Luc Picard Writes a Quarantine Starlog – A playful Star Trek ‘episode’ for troubled times The newest Star Trek television show, called simply Picard, is not immune to the effects of the world (galaxy?) spanning quarantine.  Star Trek: Picard showrunner, writer, and director Akiva Goldsman playfully imagines what Trek would be like in the wake of social distancing and isolation. Here’s our favorite ex-captain, ex-ambassador Jean-Luc ...
  • RunPee Weekly Newsletter – April 29th, 2020   The app that tells you the best time to run and pee during a movie without missing the best scenes. ​ ​ Shawn of the Dead Reprise – CoVid-19 Advice from Simon Pegg “Hey, so what’s the plan?” Does that bring back fond memories of everyone’s favorite Zombie comedy? If so, you have to watch ...
  • New Hunger Games Prequel Movie Announced A new Hunger Games movie? Yes, please! The new movie title is The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and it’s a prequel. Author Suzanne Collins is writing the novel right now, which should be published by May 19th. Of course the movie rights are already picked up by Lionsgate, according to ...
  • Forget life for a while and watch all 9 episodes of Star Wars… AT ONCE Thank you Internet, for once again delivering something new and distracting for us. Watch this YouTube video of a nine screen split of Star Wars episodes I – IX. It’s crazy! UPDATE: Well, you actually can’t watch this now. Disney managed to find it overnight and yanked it, stating copyright concerns. ...
  • Comic Con 2020 is Cancelled For the first time in 51 years, world premier event San Diego Comic Con is cancelled, due to the Viral Apocalypse. Last year I attended the 50th anniversary of the SD Comic Con, and things were in high swing. Just like it was when I attended the year before, and the ...
  • A Gift of Gunn: The Complete Awesome Mix is now Available The Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix volumes are now complete! James Gunn’s entire list of Meredith Quill’s favorite songs are on a playlist everyone can listen to. It’s Gunn’s personal quarantine gift to the world. Fantasy website Tor.com reports: “James Gunn is staying active on Instagram, giving shout-outs to his cast ...
  • Get paid $1k to watch Harry Potter in one binge session Sounds too good to be true — sit back during your enforced at-home quarantine and earn $1000 watching Harry Potter? Accio money! You might have even just completed a Harry Potter rewatch on your own, but you’re trapped at home anyway by virtue of the CoVid-19 viral pandemic, and this is ...
  • Free movie streaming event on YouTube-Hunger Games, John Wick, La La Land, and Dirty Dancing Due to movie theaters being closed due to CoVid-19 LionsGate studio is hosting a live streaming event each Friday night for the next 4 weeks on YouTube. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis will host the Friday night event (6:00 pm PT/9:00 pm ET), which will stream on Lionsgate’s YouTube page. Hunger Games on ...
  • Watching Outbreak in the time of CoVid-19 I recently rewatched the 1994 disaster film Outbreak, because 1. I always loved that movie, 2. kind of dig diseases (I like science, okay?), and 3. there’s a real global pandemic happening right now. You’ve probably heard about that. Also, 4. I needed to get Peetimes for Outbreak, because I’m not the ...
  • A Return to Americana – Drive In Movie Theaters Are Back in Style With every movie theater closed in America because of the deadly Co-Vid-19 outbreak,  a bit of 1950s style Americana is back in vogue. People are heading back to drive-in theaters, where they can watch a double feature from the comfort and socially distanced safety of their cars. Everyone stuck in ...
  • AMC Theaters may be headed for bankruptcy and what that means Wall Street analysts at MKM Partners wrote on Thursday, April 9th, “Based on our view that theatres will be closed until at least August and our belief that AMC lacks the liquidity to stay afloat until that time, we expect the company will soon be faced with filing for bankruptcy.” ...
  • How to make Netflix Parties with your friends Quarantine left you feeling lonely? Sick of watching movies by yourself every day? Netflix has a novel solution to let you make watch parties around the world with your best buds: the new Netflix Party feature. If you have a Netflix account, this function is free! See movies together while ...
  • Contagion Cast Creates CoVid-19 PSAs Question: What do Matt Damon, Lawrence Fishburne, and Kate Winslet have in common with the CoVid-19 global crisis? Answer: They’re the stars of 2011’s eerily prophetic viral pandemic movie Contagion. The actors made short video PSAs about preventing the spread of the deadly coronavirus that’s infecting millions of people world-wide right ...
  • Does Contagion have an Extra Scene: A Chilling End Note Contagion. It’s a scary and oddly prescient movie during our current world-wide Coronavirus crisis, where the deaths today reached 61,144, and the cases are at 1,139,112. (As stated by the live tracking site WorldOMeter.) We always report if there are extra scenes in the movies we see for RunPee, and recently ...
  • Bad guys can’t use an iPhone on camera Apple does not allow bad guys to use an iPhone on camera in a movie. Seriously, this is a thing. You can hear Knives Out director Rian Johnson spill the secret in this entertaining video below, where he breaks down a scene from Knives Out. I’ve linked the video to the specific spot ...
  • No Time to Be Sick: James Bond Movie Postponed Until November No Time to Die, the newest James Bond film, is officially postponed ’til November 25th in the US. (November 12 in the UK.) You read that right: NOVEMBER! Originally planned for an April 2020 release, the final Daniel Craig flavored Bond feature will now air during the end-of-year blockbuster season. With ...
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