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Fantastic Fest 2017 Review: GEMINI Lifts the Veil of the Hollywood Machine

Director Aaron Katz (Cold Weather, Dance Party USA) is back with a film about the entrenched weirdness of his adopted city. Gemini stars Zoe Kravitz as Heather, a beautiful movie star hounded by paparazzi, and Jill (Lola Kirke), her personal...

Interview: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM NY Press with Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Director David Yates and More

The filmmakers behind Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first spinoff of the incredibly successful Harry Potter series, apparated in New York City to meet the press.  I knew exactly where to find stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston,...

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Trailer Debut: Creatures Run Amok In New York

In other franchise news, the first trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them debuted today. David Yeats, who directed the last four of the Harry Potter films, is back in the main chair, and he is joined in...

FANTASTIC BEASTS: Katherine Waterson Lands A Lead Role Opposite Eddie Redmayne

Variety is reporting that Inherit Vice actress Katherine Waterson has landed one of the lead female roles in J.K. Rowlings' Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. She will star in the Harry Potter spinoff movie opposite Eddie Redmayne who...

Eddie Redmayne Officially Attached To J.K. Rowling's FANTASTIC BEASTS

News began to pick up early yesterday (and rumored earlier than that really) that Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne was the man to take the lead in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, a prequel to J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter...

China Box Office: FAST & FURIOUS 6 Speeds Into Pole Position

Justin Lin's Fast & Furious 6 races to the top of the Chinese box office this week, despite giving Roland Emmerich's White House Down a 4-day head start, while M. Night Shyamalan's After Earth plummets to fifth place. Rank Title...

China Box Office: AFTER EARTH Ghosts Its Way To The Top

Will Smith's domestic turkey, After Earth, enters the Chinese charts in pole position, but only just ahead of Johnnie To's still-strong Blind Detective. Rank Title Origin 8/7-14/7 (US$M) Total (US$M) Screening days 1 After Earth USA $13.89 $13.89 3 2...

Jason Gorber's Cineruminations: On Shyamalan, SHE'S ALL THAT and a Preponderance for Pigeonholing

Part of the (heated) discussion about my take on After Earth surrounded the dicey proposition, popularized by the "Cahiers du Cinema" crowd in the 50s, that a director's work is to be considered part of a continuous process of development,...

Destroy All Monsters: Leave M. Night Alone

Something entertaining happened on Thursday as the reviews of After Earth began to hit. Right here on our site, Jason Gorber's review (very negative, read it here) was lambasted all day long by the commenting community - deemed "unprofessional," "fannish,"...

AnarchyVision: Talking AFTER EARTH, NOW YOU SEE ME, and More!

You may already have joined in the massive conversation about the film (at least by ScreenAnarchy standards), but here's a nice, digestible version of my view on the abysmal After Earth.A not so good week for me, really ended up...

Counterpoint Review: AFTER EARTH May Not Be So Apocalyptically Bad After All

In a previous world, M. Night Shyamalan used to be on magazine covers. He was "Hollywood's Hottest New Storyteller." Back in 2002, in anticipation of his next great film, Signs (an unconventionally family-intimate alien invasion yarn starring Mel Gibson), he...

Review: AFTER EARTH Is Apocalyptically Bad

Once upon a time, there was a director who made a film about a kid who saw dead people. I kind of despised this film at the time, and figured that nobody would fall for the silly farce. Alas, The Sixth...

Like Father, Like Son. Will And Jaden Smith Carry The First Trailer For Shyamalan's AFTER EARTH

It's a father-son tag team with Will and Jaden Smith taking the leads in M Night Shyamalan's upcoming scifi adventure After Earth. Shyamalan, at this point, has long since burned through any residual goodwill left over from The Sixth Sense...

Cue The Cavalcade Of Hate! AFTER EARTH Teaser Combines Will Smith, Jaden Smith, M. Night Shyamalan And Facebook.

There are certain things in the world that people love to hate. And upcoming science fiction film After Earth combines an awful lot of them.There's director M. Night Shyamalan, for one, and while I actually quite like his output up...