Tag: Movies

Todd Phillips Admits That Deleted ‘Joker’ Scenes Exist, But The Joke’s On Everyone Who Wants To See Them

Joker is still all the rage at the box office, and while folks wonder when a seemingly inevitable sequel might be announced, perhaps DC Comics fans can at least look forward to some deleted scenes whenever the movie hits the home-viewing circuit? You know, anything to add some more to the supposed controversy swirling around […]

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Jeffrey Donovan Talks Ireland, New Roles, And ‘Burn Notice’ On The ‘Great Adventures’ Podcast

Six years after the final episode of Burn Notice aired on the USA Network, star Jeffrey Donovan says he’d be willing to suit up again as burned CIA operative Michael Westen… for a movie. Not only that, but he has an idea for it. “I would be excited to do a Burn Notice movie and […]

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‘Parasite’ and South Korea’s Income Gap: Call It Dirt Spoon Cinema

The title of the scathing new South Korean film “Parasite” refers to the Kim family, destitute basement dwellers who try to climb the social ladder by leeching off the wealthy Park family. While the Kims worry about money, the extravagant Parks worry about poor people’s unpleasant smell. The families’ lifestyles couldn’t be more different. The […]

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Ranveer Singh Champions Indian Rap. ‘Gully Boy’ Provided a Spark.

The year was 1995. The song was Tupac Shakur’s “California Love.” When a 10-year-old Ranveer Singh heard the track in his hometown, Mumbai, he felt the music touch a part of him he didn’t know existed. He raced to look up the lyrics, and needed to read them only once to commit them to memory. […]

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Taika Waititi Isn’t Sure What Thor’s Weight Will Be In ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’

One of the funniest (and most controversial) aspects of Avengers: Endgame was Thor’s transformation during the five-year gap in the story — namely, the fact that he became “Fat Thor,” or “Bro Thor” to use Marvel’s official term for the character. With Chris Hemsworth, many of Thor: Ragnarok‘s supporting characters, and the first two Thor […]

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Everyone Is Fascinated By Paul Dano’s Casting As The Riddler In ‘The Batman’

This week, the news cycle surrounding Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson’s The Batman has seen the casting of Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman and the cessation of talks with Jonah Hill for one of several villainous roles. Even so, the latest from the two-time Planet of the Apes franchise director and The Lighthouse star is […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Will Address The ‘Reylo’ Relationship Between Rey And Kylo Ren

Imagine you’re Daisy Ridley. After a long day of shooting Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you get back to your hotel and open up a bottle of wine to relax. One glass turns into two turns into three, and before long, you’re tipsy and reading Reylo fan fiction on the internet, a.k.a. a normal […]

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Paul Dano Will Play A Supervillain Opposite Robert Pattinson’s ‘Dope’ Take On ‘The Batman’

The Batman, which shall be directed by Matt Reeves and star Robert Pattinson as a young version of the Caped Crusader, is rounding up its cast of players for what looks like a summer 2020 filming engagement. Zoe Kravitz has officially joined as Catwoman, and the role of The Penguin appears to be in flux […]

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‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: The Third Reich Wasn’t All Fun and Games

According to a child psychologist cited in a recent article in The Atlantic, “little boys’ imaginary friends are frequently characters who are more competent than they are, such as superheroes or beings with powers.” That more or less describes the case of 10-year-old Johannes (Roman Griffin Davis), who has dreamed up a powerful pal to […]

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‘Spirited Away,’ ‘Totoro,’ And The Rest Of Studio Ghibli’s Movies Are Finally Coming To Streaming

Earlier this week, GKids, which owned the North American distribution rights to Studio Ghibli’s films including animated classics like My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, declared that the films of Hayao Miyazaki will probably never appear on a streaming service. (Miyazaki describes himself as a “man of the 20th century” who doesn’t “want to deal […]

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‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Review: Sleep, Sleep, My Lovelies

The happily ever after delivered by Disney’s “Maleficent” has vanished like a puff of bilious smoke, as its unhappy, reactionary sequel makes depressingly clear. Released in 2014, the first movie is a satisfying rethink of “Sleeping Beauty” — both Disney’s and Charles Perrault’s — that showed how intelligent intervention could upend centuries of oppressive ideas […]

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‘The Lighthouse’ Review: Dark Nights, Troubled Souls, Hairy Men

Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson have two of the most mesmerizing — and pleasurably unnerving — physiognomies in movies. In “The Lighthouse,” a sly American Gothic set in the late 19th century, the director Robert Eggers lights and frames the actors to emphasize every bony plane, every facial crease, hollow and pinprick of stubble. The […]

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What Can Robert Pattinson Do to Keep You Guessing?

When Robert Pattinson signed on to play the antagonistic Dauphin of France in Netflix’s medieval epic “The King,” he knew it was a juicy role that would give him the pleasure of taunting Timothée Chalamet. Still, Pattinson hadn’t quite figured out his character until he saw hair-and-makeup photos of his co-star Lily-Rose Depp, who was […]

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‘Last Christmas’ Stars Henry Golding and Emilia Clarke Spill the Secrets From the Set (Exclusive)

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Jonah Hill Is Reportedly No Longer In Talks For ‘The Batman,’ But One Of His Collaborators May Take His Place

Ever since the will-he-or-won’t-he story of Robert Pattinson’s casting as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman broke, rumors and confirmed stories regarding additional casting announcements have bombarded everyone’s newsfeeds. Jeffrey Wright and, most recently, Zoe Kravitz have both signed on for the roles of Commissioner Gordon and Catwoman, respectively. And then there’s Jonah […]

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Overlooked No More: Lotte Reiniger, Animator Who Created Magic With Scissors and Paper

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. By Devi Lockwood A decade before Walt Disney Productions came into existence, making its name synonymous with animated films, there was another pioneer of the art form — Lotte Reiniger. Reiniger’s filmmaking career spanned 60 years, during […]

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Seth Rogen Had A Great Response To The News That An Iowa Man Was Arrested For Using A Fake McLovin ID

These days, actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse primarily does voice work for the massive How to Train Your Dragon franchise and occasional acting gigs in Joel McHale-led properties. However, he’s probably always going to be known for playing the nerdy and decidedly underage Fogell in 2007’s Superbad, a Judd Apatow-produced comedy that debuted just over 12 years […]

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