The Week in Movie News: Here's What You Need to Know  [LINK]
Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Linda Hamilton returns for Terminator 6: Linda Hamilton hasn't really been a part of the Terminator franchise since Terminator 2: Judgment Day 26 years ago, but ... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: 'IT' Opening Redone in Lego, How Movies Get Smart People All Wrong and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Redone Scene of the Day: We've already seen Lego remakes of the IT trailer and the projector scene, so here's another recreating the opening sequence:   Video Essay of the Day: ... [Read More]
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Comics on Film: Taking Another Crack at the X-Men's Phoenix  [LINK]
As the longest-running single superhero movie series in the modern era of the genre that's gone without a full-on reboot, the X-Men film series is one of the strangest narrative beasts in current movie theaters. From 2000-2012, every X-Men movie released in that period of ti... [Read More]
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Trailer Buzz: Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs,' James Corden is 'Peter Rabbit' and an 'Earth' Sequel  [LINK]
Here's a trailer roundup focused on upcoming movies about animals:   Isle of Dogs Wes Anderson's next stop-motion animated feature, Isle of Dogs, follows a pack of canine characters as they're banished to an island of trash. Bryan Cranston voices their leader, Chief, while Bill... [Read More]
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Movie News: More 'Unbreakable' Stars Return for 'Glass'; Tom Hanks Stars in Remake of Oscar Nominee  [LINK]
Glass: Spencer Treat Clark, the former child actor who played Bruce Willis's son in Unbreakable, will reprise his role in M. Night Shyamalan's sequel, Glass. Fortunately, the now nearly 30-year-old actor has kept in the business, most recently appearing as a regular on the series Anim... [Read More]
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Sequel Buzz: Zack Snyder Moves On From 'Justice League,' Sylvester Stallone Shares 'Escape Plan 3' Update  [LINK]
Will Zack Snyder direct Justice League 2? Zack Snyder is back from his work hiatus with a new short film, but he says he's not returning to Justice League following his personal departure earlier this year. "I’m at a place where I feel excited about it and I’m happy fo... [Read More]
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Fantastic Fest 2017 Preview: 'The Square,' 'Five Fingers For Marseilles,' 'Anna and the Apocalypse' and More  [LINK]
Known as a launch pad for fright flicks, sci-fi adventures, thrillers, intense dramas and all types of weird comedies from the U.S. and abroad, Fantastic Fest kicks off tonight in Austin, Texas. Here's a preview of what's on tap.   The Wild, the West, the Women, the Rap Battle Let's s... [Read More]
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'Star Wars' Buzz: See Ron Howard's Han Solo Images  [LINK]
Back in June, we heard that there had been a changing of the guard in the world of new Star Wars movies. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the Han Solo spin-off movie and were replaced by Ron Howard. Actor turned filmmaker Howard directed his first movie, Grand Theft Auto, 40 years... [Read More]
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Movie News: Gal Gadot Touted for Bradley Cooper's 'Deeper'; New 'New Mutants' Premise Details Revealed  [LINK]
Deeper: Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman, above) is in early talks to join Deeper. Bradley Cooper is already set to star as a disgraced former astronaut who ends up in a fight with mysterious forces in a very deep, newly-discovered oceanic trench. Max Landis (American Ultra) wrote the original script and Kor... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: Watch Alicia Vikander Become Lara Croft, 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' vs. 'IT' and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Behind the Scenes Video of the Day: You've seen the new trailer for Lara Croft, now see how Alicia Vikander became the iconic video game character:   Fake Behind the Scenes Movie of t... [Read More]
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'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Eyed for Live-Action 'Akira'  [LINK]
Earlier this year, Jordan Peele (Get Out) was under consideration to direct Warner Bros.' Akira, the long-brewing live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga series about a biker gang and psychic powers. The series was adapted into an animated movie in 1988 (above). Instead, Peele signed a two... [Read More]
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'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Eyed for Live-Action 'Akira'  [LINK]
Earlier this year, Jordan Peele (Get Out) was under consideration to direct Warner Bros.' Akira, the long-brewing live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga series about a biker gang and psychic powers. The series was adapted into an animated movie in 1988 (above). Instead, Peele signed a two... [Read More]
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Linda Hamilton to Return to 'The Terminator' Franchise  [LINK]
Movies have the wonderful ability to bring favorite characters back to life. Even many years later, it was nothing but pure joy when we saw Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) board the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, later joined on screen by Leia Organa (Carrie... [Read More]
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Linda Hamilton to Return to 'The Terminator' Franchise  [LINK]
Movies have the wonderful ability to bring favorite characters back to life. Even many years later, it was nothing but pure joy when we saw Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) board the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, later joined on screen by Leia Organa (Carrie... [Read More]
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Movie News: Matt Damon to Star in 'Charlatan'; 'The Croods 2' Nabs New Release Date  [LINK]
Charlatan: Matt Damon (Suburbicon, above) will star as a doctor turned con man in Charlatan. It's based on a book by Pope Brock, first published in 2008, that told the true story of a medical doctor in Kansas who fooled his patients into believing he had found a cure for impotence. Brian Koppelman a... [Read More]
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Movie News: Matt Damon to Star in 'Charlatan'; 'The Croods 2' Nabs New Release Date  [LINK]
Charlatan: Matt Damon (Suburbicon, above) will star as a doctor turned con man in Charlatan. It's based on a book by Pope Brock, first published in 2008, that told the true story of a medical doctor in Kansas who fooled his patients into believing he had found a cure for impotence. Brian Koppelman a... [Read More]
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Watch Alicia Vikander in First 'Tomb Raider' Trailer  [LINK]
In a screen career that began in 2002, Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) has already appeared in a wide variety of roles, including supporting performances in the action movies The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and Jason Bourne. Her role in the upcoming Tomb Raider, however, will likely s... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: The Many Deaths of Marty McFly, 'The Princess Bride' Trivia and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Fan Theory of the Day: Remember all the times Marty McFly dies in the Back to the Future movies? Cracked presents a theory that it's all there in the background:   Fan-Made Poste... [Read More]
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'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' Sails Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases  [LINK]
Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical ... [Read More]
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Movie News: See Josh Brolin in New 'Deadpool 2' Photo; The Scene in 'It' That Scared Stephen King  [LINK]
Deadpool 2: Josh Brolin (above in Hail! Caesar) shared a very intense photo in black and white from Deadpool 2 (below). His character, Cable, is evidently having a bad day; one commenter suggested that Cable might be suffering from techno-organic virus, which refers to an affliction suffered by Cabl... [Read More]
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'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Buzz: Is the Sequel Better Than the Original?  [LINK]
Reviews for Kingsman: The Golden Circle have arrived, and the sequel seems almost equal in its praise to the original. Released in 2015, Kingsman: The Secret Service has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 74%. So far, with 29 reviews accounted for,The Golden Circle is slightly under... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' vs. 'Independence Day,' Retro 'Thor: Ragnarok' Trailer and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Mashup of the Day: Who wouldn't like to see Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum in a Star Wars movie? This perfect mashup with Independence Day from PistolShrimps makes it happen: ... [Read More]
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Is 'mother!' a Masterpiece or a Mess? Fans and Critics Sound Off  [LINK]
Moviegoers might not be in agreement about Darren Aronofsky's mother!, but polarization is a popular topic for conversation. The new thriller, which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a couple dealing with unwanted houseguests in their remote country home, received an F grade from ope... [Read More]
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