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Watching Get Out was like watching an episode of The Twilight Zone or Black Mirror in that it gave us a story that felt fictitious enough to entertain, but real enough to freak us out. Peele cleverly uses the horror genre to craft a film that is a delightfully demented mashup of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? and Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
Harvey Keitel is being sought to play Jimmy Hoffa, the head of the Teamsters union who disappeared in 1975.
Producers Chris Morgan and Alex Kurtzman are the narrative architects behind the ambitious slate of genre movies.
Disney and Lucasfilm have unveiled the first look at the cast for the upcoming Han Solo spinoff project, with the film following a young Han, Lando Calrissian, and Chewbacca on their smuggling and scoundrel-filled adventures.
James Mangold’s Logan finally gives Jackman an opportunity to spread his claws and partake in all the graphic dismemberment that Wolverine fans deserve and that’s pretty much what diehard fans have been craving for the past decade and a half.
The new trailer for Song to Song, Terrence Malick’s pic that explores the Austin music scene, just dropped and it checks all the boxes of a Malickian film: plenty of sun-glaring outdoor scenes, philosophical overtones, an overuse of fish-eye lens, dizzyingly angled shots, and relationships between angsty hot people.
Fist Fight delivers everything you expect to the point where it is predictable and unimaginative — but you watch it anyway because it has some talented, funny people in it. It feels like the kind of comedy that Hollywood made because they felt like this is exactly what the audiences wanted.
Hot off an Oscar nomination for directing Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson is being courted by Warner Bros. to direct Suicide Squad 2, though three more male filmmakers remain in the mix.
The quartet of films helmed by an all-female crew including Roxanne Benjamin, Jovanka Vuckovic, Karyn Kusama, and musician-turned-director Annie Clark (a.k.a. St. Vincent) deliver four very different kind of scares that, although not pee-in-your-pants terrifying, keep in tradition of the horror anthologies before it.
Last year’s Best Picture winner is teaming with this year’s Best Picture frontrunner. Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to the unpublished non-fiction book The Fox Hunt, with La La Land‘s Marc Platt producing and Spotlight writer Josh Singer set to adapt the story.
The list showcases the best screenplays and TV pilots written by industry assistants, as voted on by other assistants. Is the next Aaron Sorkin already working for you? You won’t know until you check this list twice!
The BAFTA Awards — which are essentially the across-the-pond-Oscars — were handed out this weekend and, to no surprise, Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land cleaned up by picking up five trophies including Best Film, Best Actress, and Best Director.
Friday evening the official Marvel Studios Twitter account posted a three and a half minute video — of the first look at Avengers: Infinity War. Bet Marvel fans weren’t expecting this.
The new project from San Andreas director Brad Peyton, sci-fi thriller Black Hole, has been acquired by STXfilms, a division of STX Entertainment. It will be introduced at Berlin.