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Interview: SAMMY-GATE, Noel Lawrence and Darius James Talk Their Psychedelic History Film and Sammy Davis Jr. Himself

"When I found out Sammy worshiped the devil while serving as an advisor to President Nixon at the same time, I knew I had a film," says director Noel Lawrence about his latest project, a biopic turned psychedelic history docu-fiction.

Review: In FAMILY ROMANCE, LLC, Werner Herzog Examines Human Connection in Japan

Werner Herzog's new film, straddling the line between narrative and non-narrative forms, is now available on Mubi.

Now Streaming: CERTAIN WOMEN, Vivid Inner Lives of Lonely People

Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Lily Gladstone and Kristen Stewart star in Kelly Reichardt's drama, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Review: EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIRE SAGA, Inconsistent, Sporadic Laughs

In the before times, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, a comedy directed by David Dobkin (The Judge, The Change-Up, Wedding Crashers, Clay Pigeons) and co-written by and starring Will Ferrell, a comedian who’s made a virtual meal...

In GREENLAND Trailer, Gerard Butler Seeks Shelter Immediately

With his dear immediate family in tow, Gerard Butler, who has never met an apocalyptic calamity that he can't defeat, instead abandons his home in Florida and seeks shelter in a faraway land. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh, stuntman turned...

WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS Trailer: More Like, Waiting For Something to Happen

Big stars, big story, big production values, and a trailer that is so restrained it feels lifeless. Sorry, I don't mean to be unkind, but I've watched the new Waiting for the Barbarians trailer twice now, and I'm not sure...

OVER THE MOON Trailer Promises a Bright, Young, Brilliant Girl

The first look at upcoming animated film Over the Moon shows that flights of fancy into space are not necessarily reserved for White people. Directed by Glen Keane, whose career in animation dates back to the 1970s and who won...

Review: IRRESISTIBLE Fails, Both as Political Satire and as Straightforward Comedy

Steve Carrell and Rose Byrne star in Jon Stewart's political comedy.

KUNG FU GHOST Reveals First Poster For Indie Martial Arts Comedy

The first poster for indie martial arts comedy Kung Fu Ghost has now been revealed, though I'm thinking the smiling face is hiding something. The smile in the poster belongs to the film's star, Jennifer N. Linch, who is also...

THE RENTAL Trailer: This Will Never Be Over

Alison Brie, Dan Stevens, Jeremy Allen White, and Sheila Vand star in Dave Franco's feature directorial debut.

Review: 7500 Delivers a Story Unworthy of Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Talents

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in director Patrick Vollrath's thriller, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Exclusive SNIPER: ASSASSIN'S END Clip Debut: Lady Death

In our fierce, exclusive clip from Sniper: Assassin's End, two people try to kick and punch the living daylights out of each other. They are not, as far I can tell, kidding. The film, out on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital...

Red Band HOMEWRECKER Trailer: Two People, One House, Many Hazards

How much damage can one woman cause in her own home? Well, when that woman is Precious Chong, the answer is: quite a lot! In director Zach Gayne's darkly comic Homewrecker, Chong plays Linda, who lives alone and fills her...

Horror-Thriller THE BRIDE On Its Way From THE LIGHT OF THE MOON Director Jessica M. Thompson

My body started to thrum at the pressure created by director Jessica M. Thompson in her feature debut The Light of the Moon (pictured), which premiered at SXSW in 2017. So the news via Variety that she will be directing...

Review: Boaz Yakin's AVIVA, An Exhilarating, Physical Interpretation of Gender Fluidity

Writer/director Boaz Yakin's new film is a stunning new vision about gender fluidity, in close collaboration with dancer/choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith.

Director Daniel Myrick Explores SKYMAN: First Trailer

Do you believe in the existence of E.T. and others of his kind? Do you live close enough to a drive-in theater to go and enjoy a movie there under the summer stars? If so, then Skyman is the movie...

MONEY PLANE Trailer: Casino in the Skies Above, Ripe for Robbery

Embracing its risible premise with admirable intensity, and only one eyebrow raised, Money Plane aims to defy gravity by sending a gang of robbers into the skies at the behest of Kelsey Grammer. Heading for release in July, Money Plane...

YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT Trailer: Maybe a Few Twists Remain

Here's a trailer from a major studio (Universal Pictures) and a well-known company (Blumhouse Productions) that features major stars (Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried) and a familiar theme (strange happenings in an isolated house) from an experienced writer/director (David Koepp)...

OUIJA SHARK: Nuff Said. But Here's the Trailer Anyway.

In the immortal words of Stan Lee: Nuff said. To quote the official press release: "From Wild Eye Pictures and director Scott Patrick comes Ouija Shark, taking a bite out of VOD and DVD this May. "A group of teenage...

Mysterious THE LURING Heads to Digital Release

My editorial colleague Andrew Mack debuted the mysterious trailer for Christopher Wells' The Luring some time ago on this very site, but the film itself remains something of a cypher. Now The Luring is heading for a digital release, courtesy...