Tag: Movies

Jason Momoa Would ‘Love’ To Play Wolverine If Marvel Studios Reboots The X-Men

Warner Bros./DC Comics Although the critical and financial failure of Dark Phoenix is still setting in, one thing is clear — the X-Men franchise is likely going to get rebooted by Marvel Studios. It might not happen for a few years (if not much longer), but it’s going to happen. And when it does, Game […]

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‘Toy Story 4’ Found The Voice Of Forky By Using ‘Arrested Development’ Clips

PIXAR Is Forky is the most important character in cinematic history? I haven’t actually seen Toy Story 4 yet, but yes, yes he is. It’s an anxious talking spork who wants nothing more than to feel the sweet embrace of death — what’s not to love? Also, he’s voiced by Tony Hale and, as Veep […]

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Danny Boyle Says He’s Done With ‘Mainstream Franchise Movies’ After The ‘Bond 25’ Fiasco

MGM Bond 25, which producers insist is still going to be ready for its scheduled April 2020 release date despite star Daniel Craig’s ankle injury, is being directed by Cary Fukunaga. Before the Beasts of No Nation and True Detective helmer took the job, however, Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was attached to the project. While […]

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‘Grand Hotel’ Is Part of Eva Longoria’s Mission to ‘Produce With Purpose’

A year ago, Eva Longoria had just given birth — and was preparing to do it again. There was her first baby, Santiago Enrique Bastón, who arrived in June 2018. Then there was what she jokingly called her second, “Grand Hotel,” her new ABC drama. “My son had just been born, so I was breast-feeding […]

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Favorite Quote That He’ll ‘Never Forget’ Is Very Inspiring

Getty Image The MTV Generation Award is given to anyone who “has shown us a variety of impressive roles, a personal and professional flair, and of course, an awesome level of talent.” And who is more impressive and awesome and showcases more flair than the Rock? During Monday’s 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, Dwayne […]

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The Best Movies On Hulu Right Now, Ranked

Annapurna Pictures Last Updated: June 17th While it may live in the shadow of other better-known streaming services, Hulu, once regarded simply as “that TV thing,” has managed to maintain itself as a viable competitor in terms of offering a great variety of content online. This includes an impressive selection of quality movies, but it’s […]

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‘Toy Story 4’ Is A Deliciously Dark Romp About Toys That Yearn For Death’s Cold Embrace

Via wp-image-402010364 One of the greatest tricks the Toy Story franchise ever pulled was turning what on the surface looks like this consumerist paean to stuff into a poignant riff on mortality. This came to a head with the incinerator scene in Toy Story 3, when the characters hold hands while facing down the inevitability […]

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The Best ’80s Movies On Netflix Right Now

Orion Pictures Last Updated: June 17th Films from the 1980s often get a bad reputation, culturally dominated as they were by family-friendly films (E.T.: The Extraterrestrial, Short Circuit), the rise of blockbuster franchises (Back to the Future, Star Wars, Indiana Jones) and lots of Reagan-era excess: Big hair, terrible fashion, and synthesizer music that’s done […]

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‘The Notebook’ Author Nicholas Sparks Apologizes For His Anti-Gay Comments

New Line Cinema Last week, The Daily Beast ran a story that alleged to contain anti-gay comments made by Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author of romance novels like The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and Message in a Bottle. First, Sparks hit back at the allegations. But on Monday, he took another tack and issued […]

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Robert Downey Jr. Apparently Wants To See Iron Man’s Comic Book Successor Get Her Own Movie

Getty Image CAUTION: Look, Avengers: Endgame came out months ago, but just in case… By now you probably know that at the end of Avengers: Endgame‘s climactic battle, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) sacrifices himself in order to defeat Thanos and his invading army. As a result, the good guys win but, sadly, they have […]

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Goodbye Yellow Lycra: See Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ Looks Up Close

To say that Elton John is unmasked in the biopic “Rocketman” would be a grave understatement. He’s dehorned, his wings cut off, feathers plucked and rhinestones popped off, until, at the end of this musical romp through the rock star’s early career, we’re left looking at a man in a simple black Puma tracksuit and […]

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Sophie Turner Would Be ‘So Down’ To Play Boy George In An Upcoming Movie

Getty Image Following the global box office success of Bohemian Rhapsody and warm critical reception to Rocketman, music biopics are very in right now (even if they’re impossible to watch without thinking of Walk Hard). The trend shows no sign of slowing down, either: Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin, is scheduled for August […]

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This Unmade X-Men Screenplay About the Beast Is Better than ‘Dark Phoenix’

‘X-Men: First Class’ photo by Murray Close/Getty. ‘Dark Phoenix’ screenshot via trailer. X-Men: Dark Phoenix was a pitiful end to the long-running franchise, and not even Sophie Turner’s post-Game of Thrones viral stardom could save it from box office disaster. It only pulled in $33 million in the US during its opening weekend, tanked even […]

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The Jennifer Lawrence-Less Future Of ‘The Hunger Games’ Will Include A Prequel Movie

Lionsgate The fourth and final (for now) Hunger Games film, Mockingjay – Part 2, only came out four years ago. But because the series made nearly $3 billion at the box office, placing it in the top-20 of highest-grossing cinematic franchises ever, a prequel movie is already under consideration. Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins announced […]

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The Best Netflix Original Movies Right Now, Ranked

Netflix Last Updated: June 16th Along with its slate of Emmy-nominated TV series, Netflix is churning out some high-quality feature-length content as of late. The streaming platform has been building a deep well when it comes to film, filling it with everything from period dramas and millennial romcoms to quirky biopics, sci-fi love stories, and […]

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Colin Hanks Wished A Happy Father’s Day To Michael Keaton Over Instagram (Again)

Getty Image Colin Hanks has managed to eke out a strong and varied career more or less outside the shadow of his quite famous father, the actor and sometimes director Thomas Hanks. To show that he really doesn’t believe in nepotism, he occasionally likes to wish a happy Father’s Day not to his actual father […]

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Tiffany Haddish Has Cancelled A Show In Atlanta Over Georgia’s Abortion Law

Getty Image Since Georgia, along with several other states, passed restrictive abortion laws last month, the backlash has been fierce. Several performers have refused to shoot movies there; Disney has threatened to pull out of Atlanta, where they’ve filmed, among other things, many of their Marvel movies. Even far right pundit Tomi Lahren was surprisingly […]

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