Today in Movie Culture: 'Justice League' Easter Eggs, 'Deadpool 2' Theories and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day: Now that Justice League is in theaters, ScreenCrush spotlights all the Easter eggs in the superhero team-up movie:   Fan Theories of the Day: ScreenRa... [Read More]
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The Week in Movie News: 'Super Mario Bros.', 'Fantastic Beasts' and More  [LINK]
Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Super Mario Bros. is finally headed to the movies again: It's been almost 25 years since the failed first Super Mario Bros. movie arrived in theaters, and now Nintendo is ... [Read More]
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Comics on Film: 'Justice League' Is Gleeful, Beautiful Mayhem  [LINK]
It was right around the halfway point during a preliminary fight between our heroes and the film's antagonist that it really began to sink in: this movie is a blast to watch. Coming off of a legendary and arduously troubled production that seemed to have just as many twists and turns behind the ... [Read More]
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'Multiple Man': James Franco and James Franco and James Franco to Star in 'X-Men' Spin-off  [LINK]
There's an ongoing joke about how James Franco has found a way to duplicate himself. That's how he's able to work on so many projects. His recent stint on the HBO series The Deuce allowed for the joke to seem to be truth. On the show, he acts opposite himself, playing twin brothers. Now it... [Read More]
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Movie News: George Clooney Heads Back to TV for 'Catch-22'; 'Get Down' Actor to Star in 'Detective Pikachu'  [LINK]
Catch-22: Set in Italy during World War II, Joseph Heller's satirical novel Catch-22 was a critical and popular success after it was first published in 1961. Mike Nichols directed an ambitious if uneven film version in 1970. Now a six-episode adaptation is being prepared for the small scre... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: Superman's Most Dangerous Power, How 'The Incredibles' Should Have Ended and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Movie Science of the Day: In honor of the release of Justice League, Kyle Hill scientifically explains why Superman turning back time would be catastrophic:   Alternate Ending of the ... [Read More]
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Watch Dwayne Johnson vs. Monsters in First 'Rampage' Trailer  [LINK]
We've seen Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson fight Jason Statham, Cobra Commander, the mythological three-headed hound Cerberus, a devastating earthquake and, of course, other professional wrestlers. Now he's going up against a bunch of giant monsters that are laying waste to major U.S. cities in the first ... [Read More]
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'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Gets a New Title and Motion Poster: Here's What We Know  [LINK]
We're exactly one year away from the release of the follow-up to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, so Warner Bros. has marked the occasion by revealing the sequel's official title and sharing a motion poster showcasing the ensemble cast. Instead of Fantastic Beasts 2, the movie shal... [Read More]
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DVD Obscura: 'Personal Shopper,' 'Aquarius,' 'Dawson City: Frozen Time' and More Home Video Picks  [LINK]
What's new in the wonderful world of physical media? Here's a roundup of recent titles.  New Indie As folks start prepping their “Best of 2017” lists, anyone who missed Personal Shopper (The Criterion Collection) in theaters earlier this year needs to get caught up. Re-teami... [Read More]
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Movie News: 'Wonder' Director Tapped for Disney's 'Prince Charming'; Mel Gibson, Frank Grillo to Star in 'Boss Level'  [LINK]
Prince Charming: Stephen Chbosky (Wonder, above) will rewrite and may direct a new, live-action version of Disney's Prince Charming. Matt Fogel wrote the initial draft of the script, which is said to be a "revisionist take" on the classic fairy tale character, telling the story through the eyes of t... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: 'Justice League' Sweded Trailer, the Clues to Rey's Parents in 'Star Wars' and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Trailer Remake of the Day: Get excited for the real deal by watching this sweded the trailer for Justice League from CineFix:   Franchise Recap of the Day: Now continue to ge... [Read More]
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Watch: The Merc With a Mouth Channels His Inner Artist in NSFW 'Deadpool 2' Teaser  [LINK]
You want to show fans a teaser, but there's not enough finished footage to fill much time, so what do you do? What would Deadpool do? In the case of the first look at his upcoming movie sequel, he offers a little skit spoofing iconic PBS painting show host Bob Ross. This is an R-rated parody, by the... [Read More]
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Movie News: First Look at Dwayne Johnson's 'Rampage'; Tiffany Haddish to Star in Two Upcoming Films  [LINK]
Rampage: Dwayne Johnson (above in The Fate of the Furious) shared behind-the-scenes shots from his upcoming action movie Rampage, based on the popular video game, during production. Now the first official photos have been released. Johnson stars as a primatologist who must contain animals who have g... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: What You Need to Know Before 'Justice League,' David Fincher's Use of Music and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Franchise Recap of the Day: Get ready for Justice League with this funny redubbed recap of the events of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice:   Movie Trivia of the Day: ... [Read More]
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'Super Mario Bros.' Will Be Animated for Next Movie Adaptation  [LINK]
Nintendo, one of the biggest video game companies in history, hasn't bothered with movie adaptations for almost 25 years. Since the failure of 1993's live-action Super Mario Bros. starring Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo and Dennis Hopper, there's been little to no interest to try again. Rumors hav... [Read More]
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'Logan Lucky' Comes 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: 'Wonder Woman 2' Moves Up Release Date; Big-Screen 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' on Its Way  [LINK]
Wonder Woman 2: Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins (above) will reunite for Wonder Woman 2, which will now arrive a bit earlier than expected. Its release date has been moved from December 13 to November 1, 2019. Dave Callam (Doom, The Expendables) is working on the screenplay with Jenkins and pro... [Read More]
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Today in Movie Culture: 'SNL' Spoofs the 'Lion King' Remake, a History of Batman and Superman Costumes and More  [LINK]
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Fake Auditions of the Day: Saturday Night Live spoofed the casting of the live-action The Lion King remake with impersonations of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nick Offerman, LL Cool J and more: ... [Read More]
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Amazon Makes One Deal to Rule Them All: 'Lord of the Rings' TV Series Confirmed  [LINK]
Mega franchises like Star Wars and Harry Potter are currently thriving with upcoming installments on the horizon. It was only a matter of time until the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings returned to the limelight. That time is now. Last week we heard early word about a potential ... [Read More]
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Awards Buzz: Hugh Jackman Stars in 'Greatest Showman' Trailer; Could He Be Nominated?  [LINK]
Hugh Jackman already stars in one of the best movies of the year, the X-Men spin-off Logan, and he gives a fine performance there. But the Oscars don't tend to recognize superhero movies. The Academy does have a history of loving big musicals, however. Therefore, The Greates... [Read More]
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'Spider-Man' Spin-off 'Morbius' in the Works  [LINK]
Recently Venom, starring Tom Hardy (above) in the titular role, began production. It will be the first in a series of superpowered action adventures from Sony, based on characters that first appeared in Marvel Comics, and will hit theaters on October 5, 2018. We've already heard that Sony is als... [Read More]
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Movie News: Jason Momoa Teases 'Crow' Reboot; 'Transformers' Spin-off Gets New Title  [LINK]
The Crow Reborn: Last we heard, the attachment of Jason Momoa (above in Justice League) to star in a new version of James O'Barr's graphic novel The Crow was up in the air, as was the possible participation of director Corin Hardy. But now Momoa has shared a social media post (below) mentioning Hard... [Read More]
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Box Office Report: 'Thor' Brings the Thunder Again, But 'Daddy' and 'Express' Make Noise Too  [LINK]
Here's your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):   1. Thor: Ragnarok - $56.6 million ($211.5 million total) 2. Daddy’s Home 2 - $30.0 million ($30.0 million total) 3. Murder on the Orient Express - $28.2 million ($28.2 million total) 4. A Bad Moms ... [Read More]
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The Week in Movie News: Another 'Star Wars' Trilogy, the Possibility of Disney Buying Fox and More  [LINK]
Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Rian Johnson is developing a new Star Wars trilogy: Ahead of the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Lucasfilm is showing confidence in its writer-director, Rian Johnson. They... [Read More]
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