Author Archives: Jeff Sneider
With Simon Thompson out, Carla Renata (aka The Curvy Critic) stops by to talk about the Lion King movie and the impressive rise of Tiffany Haddish, who spent years paying her dues in comedy before her breakout turn in Girls Trip.
While the official logline is being kept under wraps, Green Rush is described as a dramatic heist thriller in the vein of Hell or High Water, but in an urban setting, and with a father-daughter dynamic instead of two brothers.
New Line’s adaptation of the popular video game finds The Rock playing a primatologist who must save the world from three gigantic, mutated animals — a wolf, a crocodile and a silverback gorilla named George, who he considers a friend.
Gal Gadot has closed a deal to reprise her signature superhero role, and Patty Jenkins will be calling the shots once again as the sequel’s director.
Disney/Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok predictably won the weekend with $57.1 million, representing a larger-than-expected 53.5 percent drop. Justice League won’t help matters next weekend, but Taika Waititi’s sequel has already passed Thor: The Dark World in the box office history books.
On the specialty side, Fox Searchlight opens Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri on four screens, and it could very well end up challenging Lady Bird for this year’s per-screen average crown.
Scott Cooper’s violent western also stars Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Ben Foster, Jesse Plemons, Timothée Chalamet, Adam Beach, Stephen Lang, Bill Camp and the great Rory Cochrane.
There is no Oscar race without this movie, which features supporting turns from Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Carrie Coon, Bradley Whitford, Jesse Plemons, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tracy Letts, Alison Brie, David Cross, Matthew Rhys, Zach Woods and Bruce Greenwood. Hey now!
Unfairly or not, Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World” is now doomed as far as awards go in the wake of the Kevin Spacey scandal.
Halloween may be over, but Lionsgate hung on to 3rd and 4th place thanks to “Jigsaw” and “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween,” which finished behind “A Bad Moms Christmas.”
George Clooney’s “Suburbicon,” Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” and Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” probably looked good on paper, but they certainly didn’t do her any favors.