Tag: Film

Jennifer Lawrence Is Starring in a ‘Secret’ Indie Movie from A24

Jennifer Lawrence is going to star in a film for A24 and IAC FILMS, Variety and Deadline report—and while we don’t know a ton about the project yet, what we have so far is pretty goddamn promising. It’s executive produced by J-Law herself, along with Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, and Justine Polsky—a stacked crew, judging […]

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‘The Perfect Date’ Is a Mediocre Teen Movie, But Hey, There’s Noah Centineo

If you watched To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before you know Noah Centineo’s signature smirk, his loping walk. His portrayal of the swoon-worthy Peter Kavinsky launched Centineo to instant stardom, a near case study in the power of Netflix. (Centineo now has 16.5 million Instagram followers). He’s been called the Internet’s boyfriend and compared […]

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Our First Look at Young Tony in the ‘Sopranos’ Movie Is Promising as Hell

James Gandolfini image by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic. Michael Gandolfini photo via FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO The first set photos from HBO’s upcoming Sopranos prequel movie are here—and Michael Gandolfini, as one would expect, makes for a perfect young Tony Soprano. The movie, which was originally titled The Many Saints of Newark but is now weirdly just called […]

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The World’s First 5D Porn Theater Is a Wild Ride

This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands. Porn star Kim Holland whispers in my ear while she massages my shoulders. “You’re going to have quite the experience,” she assures me. “Just sit back and enjoy it.” It’s Friday night and I’m in the world’s first 5D adult cinema, which opened this month in Amsterdam. With […]

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We Spoke to ‘Shazam!’ Actor Zachary Levi About Finally Landing a Superhero Role

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. Imagine being a comics head and self-professed nerd, only to age into a good-looking 6-foot-4 tall dude being paid to wear literal spandex and capes. This is actor Zachary Levi in 2019, and he’s living his best life now. “The whole time I was really hoping they wouldn’t […]

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Films from 1999 Did the End of the World Right

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. It’s 1999, and let’s say you’re on your way to check out a movie called The Matrix and you’re young, like early-teens young, with no idea about the philosophical brain fuck you’re about to experience. Word of mouth is a slow burn in ‘99—Twitter (2006), Facebook (2004), and […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Is Absolutely Terrifying in the ‘Joker’ Trailer

Joaquin Phoenix is finally here as the Clown Prince of Crime, everybody, and he is fully terrifying. The first trailer for Todd Phillips’s long-awaited Joker origin film dropped Wednesday morning, and, by God, this thing looks absolutely fantastic. “My mother always tells me to smile and put on a happy face,” Phoenix as Joker alter-ego […]

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Jordan Peele Finally Explained the Bonkers Twist at the End of ‘Us’

After the monumental success of Get Out, Jordan Peele had a clear path laid out for a follow-up: Just crank out another socio-political allegory wrapped inside a horror movie, maybe up the gore and special effects a bit thanks to a bigger budget, and call it a day. That would’ve been the easiest route, another […]

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Iggy Pop Feasts on Human Flesh in the Trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s Zombie Movie

Last week, Focus Features announced that director Jim Jarmusch’s truly bonkers zombie movie, The Dead Don’t Die, is dropping this summer, and that it’ll star just about every extremely cool person you’ve ever heard of. Now, just a few days later, the film’s first trailer is here—and good lord, this one is going to be […]

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Exclusive “Bobby DeBarge Story” Trailer Set to Air During NAACP Image Awards

Photo: Screenshot. (Youtube (TV One)) Viewers tuned into the NAACP Image Awards tonight at 9 P.M. EST will get a sneak preview of TV One’s Bobby DeBarge biopic, “The Bobby DeBarge Story,” set to premier in June. The film, which explores DeBarge’s tumultuous life filled with sex, drugs and iconic music. As former lead singer […]

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Twenty Years Later, ’10 Things I Hate About You’ Is More Relevant Than You’d Expect

For me and all the other mid-80s millennials, 1999 didn’t signal the end of an era. It was the start of our definitive teenage years, rich with all the compulsive hormone-driven drama that would ultimately shape us into the adults we went on to become. 1999 was the year I started high school; the year […]

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Harmony Korine on the Sun-Soaked Joy of Filming ‘The Beach Bum’ in the Florida Keys

After Hurricane Irma ravaged Key West, Jamil Gonzalez and Judd Alison, two local film fixers and location scouts, watched as sailboats sank into the water. On one of them, Gonzalez said, somebody had written “Send Help,” with a phone number—and when they called it, they realized, thankfully, that everyone aboard had landed in a shelter. […]

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What the Theranos Documentary Misses

When Elizabeth Holmes was a freshman at Stanford University, she went home for winter break, and, in a ritual familiar to many elite college students of a particular background, sat around the table with her family to muse about her many options. During Christmas dinner, her father Christian Holmes IV, a former executive at Enron, […]

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Snoop Dogg Got Matthew McConaughey Blazed While Shooting ‘The Beach Bum’

Snoop Dogg and Matthew McConaughey stopped into Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night to promote The Beach Bum, director Harmony Korine’s newest film (full disclosure, it was produced by VICE studios) about a mellow pothead named Moondog who aspires to write the next great American novel. “If you come to it with your morals on […]

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‘Us’ Is a Complex Metaphor for Black Mental Health

Us, Jordan Peele’s sophomore return to theaters after the mega success of his Oscar-winning film Get Out, deals with the theme of multiple selves. As such, it could be viewed as a metaphor for mental health, especially within the black community. The plot focuses on Adelaide Wilson, who as a child had a chance encounter […]

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Jim Jarmusch’s New Zombie Movie Will Star Bill Murray, RZA, and Everyone Cool Ever

Jarmusch and Murray at the ‘Broken Flowers’ premiere. Photo by Barry King/WireImage. Over the past year or so, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has amassed such a stacked cast list that the movie feels like it’s verging on becoming a three-hour series of walk-on cameos. But now, Jim Jarmusch has a new […]

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Jordan Peele Says He’ll Never Have a ‘White Dude’ Star in His Movies

Jordan Peele is on a goddamn roll. Us, his superbly oblique horror follow-up to Get Out, is a massive success, his Twilight Zone reboot premieres next week, and the guy still has a shit-ton of Nazi-hunting shows and Lovecraft County adaptations and unofficial Key & Peele reunions in the pipeline. Peele has already cemented his […]

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