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A “who’s zoomin’ who?” celebration of scheming for both genders that keeps in the spirit of Coppola’s pensive, atmospheric aesthetic, but is unexpectedly straightforward in its delivery, leaving a craving for more of her nuanced stoicism that we have grown to love — or that has driven us crazy.
Ultimately, any time you’re telling a story based on something that actually happened, it’s a delicate balance. Inherently, there has to be some fictionalization involved, but there should also be an adherence to the spirit of the truth. The use of Jada Pinkett-Smith in All Eyez on Me, instead, feels exploitative.
Original pitch “The Steward” from Derek Kolstad has landed at Cristal Pictures. They will fully finance and produce with plans for the project to be the first installment of a potential franchise.
Up and coming actor Callum Turner is put front and center in the coming-of-age drama The Only Living Boy in New York about a college graduate in New York finding an unlikely mentor in an eccentric neighbor while his father courts a mistress. And there isn’t a better actor to play an eccentric neighbor than Jeff Bridges.
Michael Dougherty is an intriguing choice for this film, and the ensemble cast he has assembled is impressive. Let’s hope the story is worth their efforts.
Avildsen coaxed an Oscar-nominated performance out of Pat Morita and did a wonderful job capturing the unlikely bond between Mr. Miyagi and his young protege, Daniel LaRusso.
Recently, a Spider-Man: Homecoming spoiler was revealed thanks to the movie’s novelization. But when a studio like Sony is so secretive about its product, thus buying into the idea of Spoiler Culture, it cannot be nearly as careless about the marketing and licensing attached to said product.
Full of deep sea despair, massive Great White sharks, and a star from This Is Us, the movie delivers some the best jump-in-your-seat thrills, but at the same time, it’s just a series of ignorant decisions made by the characters that will have you rooting for the Great Whites.
Considering we are living in a progressive age where Wonder Woman is slaying the box office and gender equality is rightfully taking center stage, Cars 3 gives an unexpected dose of female empowerment. At the movie’s press conference, stars Cristela Alonzo and Kerry Washington talked about how the for the Cars universe, the future is female.
Raposo is well-liked throughout the industry and has developed a great reputation at Paramount, for whom she has overseen production on the Mission: Impossible and Star Trek franchises.
In pitch-perfect casting, Mel Gibson arrives on the scene as Dusty’s father, Mr. Mayburn, and John Lithgow quickly follows as Brad’s father, Mr. Whitaker in the official trailer for Daddy’s Home 2.
Brown was just 18 years old when he was fatally shot by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after reportedly robbing a convenience store. The incident exposed racial tensions simmering beneath the surface of the city, where protests and civil unrest quickly erupted.
In the vein of Finding Neverland and Miss Potter, the trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin introduces audiences to the origin of a beloved children’s story. This time, author A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh is front and center.
Rough Night defies expectations with solid comedy and adds raunchy nuance (didn’t know that was possible) to the predictable drunken, drug-ridden fun of a cinematic bachelorette party.
See, a diamond heist factors into the plot, and we’re never quite sure what becomes of the expensive gems.
What to make of an outfit like Lionsgate? The company has established itself very firmly as the maker of mid-level films that the studios don’t often make anymore, as well as genre fare and, now and again, the kind of franchises that lead to huge international box office, but it still can’t be lumped in with the Big Six.
Mike Van Waes is penning the script for the film, centered around the Crooked Man, a breakout character from The Conjuring 2, based on a story by universe architect James Wan.
Infinitum Nihil’s most acclaimed movie thus far has been Hugo, which of course, didn’t feature Depp himself. Perhaps he can do the most good by simply focusing on telling the best possible stories, even if they don’t have a natural role for him.
Sony Pictures Classics picked up heartfelt indie comedy Brigsby Bear after it debuted to strong reviews earlier this year at Sundance. The teaser trailer keeps the plot hidden, instead focusing on tugging at viewer’s emotions and drawing them in with mystery.