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The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers reboot that's not a reboot doesn't have a director, a cast, or many other components essential to making a major motion picture.

As of today, however, it does have something: a release date.

Lionsgate has scheduled the merchandising bonanza to open at a multiplex near you on July 22, 2016.

There's no way around it: With the tragic and shocking death of Robin Williams, the world in general and cinema specifically have lost something irreplaceable.

Williams was something truly rare, something truly special.  He was a performer in the very best sense of the word, a joyous and exuberant comedian with an unstoppable drive to entertain, as well as an actor whose fearlessness could make a moviegoer's soul grow with his earnest vulnerability and hard-won wisdom.

He wasn't just a star.  Robin Williams was a force, a charismatic whirlwind and a singular embodiment of exuberant childishness.  He was capable not only of making us laugh uproariously, but of tapping into deep wellsprings of humanity within himself, sharing it with us, and reminding us that it's in us too.

Like so many of you out there, we here at IAR grew up on Williams.  He was a fixture.  He was simply always there, livening up otherwise dour movies and elevating good ones to greatness.  Now he's gone.  And he went in a fashion that will impact the feeling and meaning of every nuance of every performance he ever gave on film.

One of the wonderful things about movies, though, is that their power isn't diminished by the passage of time or the tumult of the now.  We lost Robin Williams, but his films remain.  We can still access and learn from his greatness and vitality.  We can still appreciate Williams through the legacy of his work.

So, for our latest ROGUE 10, we put together a list of ten movies that we feel stand as testaments to his unique power as a performer, movies we'll revisit for years.

The Interview is clearly meant to be audacious and maybe even a little incendiary.

Now Sony Pictures has to figure out how to preserve the action-comedy's audacity while also not pissing off North Korea – a famously unpredictable rogue nuclear-armed nation – so much that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's silly movie kicks off a war.

To that end, the studio is reportedly making some digital alterations, while the filmmakers are considering excising a bit of graphic violence involving North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

An Aquaman movie is rising from the depths.

The heir to the throne of Atlantis will star in his own live action film for the first time, and Warner Bros. is developing not one, but two separate scripts for Arthur Curry's solo big screen adventure.

More terribly sad news this week: Lauren Bacall, an Oscar nominee and 20th Century icon, has died at the age of 89.

With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios has proven that it can make a hit out of a seemingly inaccessible scifi property most audiences have never heard of.

The House of Ideas might just repeat that particular trick on The Inhumans.

When Guardians of the Galaxy 2 arrives on July 28, 2017, it might just answer the question, "Who is Star-Lord's dad?"

And the answer will be a big surprise, since writer-director James Gunn says, "It’s definitely not the character who it is in the comics, I’ll say that much."

Johnny Depp has been on a bit of a cold streak lately.

Based on the first teaser trailer for his next movie, Mortdecai might just break that steak by actually being fun.

The Cobbler, an unusual little comedy-drama from writer-director Tom McCarthy, has been added to the lineup of next month's Toronto International Film Festival.

Two new images from the film have arrived online to celebrate its addition to TIFF's Special Presentations program.

It's been thirteen years since the foundation of the Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too, yet a Zoolander sequel remains little more than an idea.

Justin Theroux has provided an update on Zoolander 2, saying that there's a script, talks are still taking place, and Ben Stiller will likely step in for him as director.

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