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Review: JUNGLE CRUISE, Derivative Story Elevated By Charismatic Leads

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt star in an action adventure, based on a Disney theme-park attraction, and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.

THE NIGHT HOUSE Official Trailer Gets Straight to The Scares

David Bruckner's horror flick The Night House is coming to cinemas on August 20th, from Searchlight Pictures. It is also part of the official selection of the Fantasia Film Festival which begins next week.    Reeling from the unexpected death...

Review: SNAKE EYES: G.I. JOE ORIGINS, Convoluted Plotting, Franchise Expectations Sink Reboot

Henry Golding, Andrew Koji and Iko Uwais star in the action adventure, directed by Robert Schwentke.

DUNE Trailer Fleshes Out the Story

The new (and maybe final?) trailer for Dune has dropped, this time revealing a lot more of the plot, for those who might be unfamiliar. And I'm guessing that who the studio is trying to attract; they know fans of...

Review: FEAR STREET PART 3: 1666, Real World Horror Leads Final Chapter Towards Redemption

When we last left the kids of Shadyside in Part Two: 1978 Deena and Josh thought that they would lift the curse of Sarah Fier if they buried her severed hand with her body. But as we saw in the...

Review: THE NOWHERE INN, Burnt Pages of Unwritten Memoirs

At a crucial turning point in The Nowhere Inn, a woman, clad in bright-colored latex, quips to the camera. "This is how rockstars act in movies," she says, cigarette in hand. Scratch that, she tells the film crew. She can...

Review: TED LASSO, Comic Salve Makes Everything Better

Jason Sudeikis stars in the comic series, now streaming on Apple TV+. Season 2 will debut globally on July 23.

Review: SCHMIGADOON!, Slightly Subversive

Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key star in the musical romantic comedy series, soon to start streaming on Apple TV+.

FEAR STREET PART 2: 1978 Trailer: It's Going to be a Killer Summer at Camp Nightwing

The Fear Street slasher trilogy got off to a rip roaring start last friday with Part 1: 1994. Director Leigh Janiak took the R from author R.L. Stine literally. She ran with it all the way to an R rated...

STAR WARS: VISIONS, Disney+ Announces Seven Short Films From Top Japanese Anime Studios

Any Star Wars fan worth their salt knows of the influence that Japanese popular and traditional culture has had on the films and the franchise. One thing that has eluded me all this time is Star Wars' influence back. In...

Review: THE FOREVER PURGE, Never Say Never Again

After two sequels (The Purge: Anarchy, The Purge: Election Year), and a prequel (The First Purge), in roughly two-year intervals, as well as a since-canceled, two-season cable series (2017-2019), The Purge franchise wraps up, at least until the rights holders...

THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK Trailer: Contemporary Nostalgia for HBO's Infamous Jersey Legend

The spirit of television's greatest mob boss, Tony Soprano, is alive and well, channeled through the late James Gandolfini's own son, in an inspired bit of casting that excuses this prequel film as anything but a passion project from series...

Review: THE TOMORROW WAR, Death by a Thousand Algorithms

Back in January, Amazon Studios paid a cool $200M — a drop in the proverbial bucket for the all-everything company and Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest individual in the world ($200B and counting) — for distribution rights to The Tomorrow War...

Review: FEAR STREET 1994, The Trilogy Begins on a High and Heart-Pounding Note

Shadyside has always been, well, Shady, Since the late 17th century, the town has never managed to become anything other than the place everyone wants to leave: insubstantial employment, high crime, little hope for the youth. Certainly in comparison with...

Now Streaming: BOSCH, Hard Boiled Detective Seeks Justice

Titus Williver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino and Lance Reddick star in the series, based on Michael Connelly's novels, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Review: F9: THE FAST SAGA, Embrace the Absurdity, Love the Insanity

There’s a moment in F9: The Fast Saga, the Justin Lin-directed ninth entry in the Fast & Furious franchise (not counting spin-offs) that got its start 20 years ago, where Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), a onetime professional thief, street-car racer,...

CANDYMAN: Message from Nia DaCosta and a Peek Behind the Scenes

Candyman was my most anticipated film of 2020; and circumstances becoming what they did, is now my most anticipated film of 2021. Updating/reinventing the 1990s horror classic seemed entirely possible given the combined talents of director/co-writer Nia DaCosta, producer Jordan...

Review: LUCA, Pixar Once Again Delivers Awe and Wonder in Equal Measure

Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer and Sacha Baron Cohen star in an animated adventure, streaming on Disney Plus as of Friday, June 18.

GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE Trailer: Drinking is Not Allowed in the Library

One-half of the duo that brought us recent cult favourites Rabid and Big Bad Wolves, Navot Papushado is certainly hitting the big time, co-writing and directing what looks to be quite the action-packed thrill ride Gunpowder Milkshake. Not only action-packed,...

Now Streaming: HOME BEFORE DARK, Kid Detectives Sure Grow Up Fast

Jim Sturgess, Brooklynn Prince and Abby Wilson star in a family crime series, created by Dana Fox and Dara Resnik, now streaming on Apple TV+.