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Review: MISS SLOANE Wallows in Politic as Usual

It wouldn't hurt to bone up on Washington DC lobby laws and practices before taking in Miss Sloane, the latest from one-time prestige director John Madden (Shakespeare in Love). But if doing so falls between the cracks, don't let that...

Review: LA LA LAND, a Captivating Treasure

La La Land is a series of dichotomies, existing as both a delightful flight of fancy and a broad relationship drama. It’s a film oozing with both nostalgia and contemporary energy, feeling both classic and of the moment in the...

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Confirmed for China

China imposes a strict limit of 34 titles per year on imported movies, so even big-budget Hollywood productions featuring Chinese stars are not guaranteed a release in the country's valued theaters. Disney, however, has now confirmed that Rogue One: A...

Have Your Say: What's Your Favorite Movie Musical?

This week sees Damien Chazelle's musical La La Land opening wide across America. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, the film won the audience award at the Toronto Film Festival this year, and many people hail it as a glorious...

Blu-ray Review: DREAMSCAPE Rocks

In 1984, a weird film called Dreamscape hit theaters. Starring Dennis Quaid as Alex Gardner and Kate Capshaw as Jane DeVries, this film is about a man with extraordinary powers of the mind. He's reluctantly brought in to assist on a...

Destroy All Monsters: We're Bad At Confronting News Like The Bertolucci News

On the weekend one of my listeners jumped on the comment thread for my latest podcast episode to voice his disgust at the news that Bernardo Bertolucci had conspired with Marlon Brando to rape Maria Schneider for a scene in...

SPECTRAL Trailer: Netflix's Supernatural War Movie Hits this Week

I had big hopes for Spectral when it was announced that Legendary would be producing it. A big budget supernatural war movie blending the raw aesthetic of Black Hawk Down with the notion of a ghostly invasion sounded like a great...

Big-Screen WOODY WOODPECKER Teased

Hollywood has raided my childhood once again! A live-action version of popular 1940s cartoon series Woody Woodpecker is heading to the big screen next year and the first teaser has been released in Brazil, where it is titled Pica-Pau. Created...

THE MUMMY: Tom Cruise's Newest Stunt Show Has Its First Trailer

The first trailer for the next Tom Cruise stunt spectacular has arrived. Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy.    Thought...

Marko Zaror Joins ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

Marko Zaror has been added to the cast of Alita: Battle Angel, which is currently in production in Austin, Texas. Robert Rodriguez is directing the big-screen adaptation of Kishiro Yukito's manga series Gunnm, aka Battle Angel Alita. James Cameron cowrote...

New GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOLUME TWO Trailer Explodes With Fire And Cuteness

The guantlet for the Summer movie season of 2017 has been. Thrown. Down. All other contenders quake in fear for the brand new trailer for James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Two just dropped and hits all the right...

First Images from THE HANDMAID'S TALE: A Frightening Dystopia

Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian sci-fi book The Handmaid's Tale has taken on a disquieting prescience, given the recent US election. So it's quite fortunate timing that Hulu is producing a series based on the book, and they've released some images...

The Many Faces Of Richard E. Grant

This week sees the American wide release of Pablo Larraín's Jackie, starring Natalie Portman as the famous First Lady in the week following the murder of her husband John F. Kennedy. Other notable actors in the film are Peter Sarsgaard,...

Review: JACKIE, A Sublime And Intimate Look At An American Tragedy

Star-driven biopics are a dime a dozen in the annual awards race yet Pablo Larrain's searing new drama Jackie stands head and shoulders above the more conventional fare that flood theaters around this time of year. A deeply intimate story...

Interview: A New Mother of Dragons? GAME OF THRONES' Ellie Kendrick On Fan Theories and "The Door"

Fans of HBO’s blockbuster Games of Thrones have embraced Ellie Kendrick’s portrayal of the tough as nails Meera Reed, one of the self-appointed protectors of the youngest Stark siblings. Celebrating the release of the show’s sixth season on home video,...

Destroy All Monsters: Why The World (Of SUPERGIRL) Doesn't Need Superman

TV's Supergirl (nee CBS, now of the CW) remains an odd beast. It's loud, brash, immature, and often tries to do so many things in a single episode that it half-asses most of them and only lands a few of...

Have Your Say: What's The Best Biopic Ever Made?

This week sees the American wide release of Pablo Larraín's Jackie, which follows the life of Jackie Kennedy in the week immediately following the murder of her husband John F. Kennedy. The film is reportedly very good, with scriptwriter Noah...

ALIEN: COVENANT Issues a Warning

This is a public service announcement. 20th Century Fox has issued a warning on Twitter. Run.  The tweet itself contains little information other than a single date: May, 2017. Whatever it means, I'm praying for the best, but getting ready...

Destroy All Monsters: Filmmakers Need To Get Over The Idea That We Want To Be "Immersed"

I'm as big a fan of high-frame-rate cinema as probably exists in the general audience (i.e. I'm not Doug Trumbull, but I've seen Ufotog). Hey, I liked Avatar a hell of a lot, too - 3-D included. Saw it six...

Scorsese Answers our Prayers with Astonishing First SILENCE Trailer

Martin Scorsese leaps right into this year's Oscar race with Silence, his epic new adaptation of Shûsaku Endô's novel. Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver star as Portuguese Jesuit missionaries sent to Japan in the 17th Century. Their mission is to track...