Category Archives: 2 – FILM NEWS
With New Zealand director Taika Waititi at the helm and heart, Thor: Ragnarok is shaping up to not only be the best Marvel movie of 2017, but one of the best Marvel movies ever, and finally giving the Norse god the due he’s deserved since Kenneth Branagh’s film.
There’s a lot of “Trump era” talk surrounding Miguel Arteta’s new film given how it tackles issues of race and class head-on, but let’s be clear — it was made long before Trump was voted President, so however timely its politics, they’re purely coincidental.
Based on his recent output, it’d be easy to forget just how great an actor Robert De Niro can be, but then an incredible part like Bernie Madoff comes along to remind you of his supreme talent and all is right with the world again.
In the eighth installment of the multi-billion dollar franchise dramatically titled The Fate of the Furious, the fuel tank only reaches the 3/4 mark and could have used a couple more boosts of NOS to make it reach peak fun-filled ridiculousness.
Even with only having seen one film of The Fast and the Furious franchise, Neil Turitz has observed the power and legacy of these films and examines, from an outsider’s perspective, how and why they’ve done so well and what’s in their future.
John Boyega stars in Kathryn Bigelow’s next Oscar contender, Detroit. The thrilling drama tells the story of the 1967 riots.
Percy Fawcett’s story is an amazing tale of courage and wild passion for undiscovered truth. %here are moments when Gray’s adaptation captures those emotions, but the film is one of those movies you’re supposed to like for the sake of liking it. As adventurous as it is, it feels like a film that would have been better if it were released in the late ’90s or early ’00s.
The Screen Junkies gang is back to riff on the first Star Wars spinoff, which according to them, should be retitled Suicide Squad: An Unnecessary Star Wars Story.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences changed the rules to two major categories. Neil Turitz explains how these rule changes could greatly impact who gets nominated in the categories in the coming years.
Director Taika Waititi isn’t just bring some heightened humor to Thor: Ragnarok, he’s also brought new friends, foes, and some seriously epic fantasy.
With multiple studios bidding on the sci-fi manuscript that’s being compared to Looper and Ready Player One, it’s Lionsgate who comes out on top to win newcomer Tal M. Klein’s first book.
The film offers a fresh perspective on the infamous incident courtesy of Guenveur Smith, who has been performing this monologue for several years, earning no shortage of critical acclaim.
Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career when his life changed overnight in 1975 after being chosen to take on Muhammad Ali in a highly-publicized heavyweight title match that, as legend has it, was witnessed by Sylvester Stallone.
Directed by Marc Webb and penned by up-and-coming screenwriter Tom Flynn, Gifted tells a heartwarming and pretty story about a down-on-his-luck, ruggedly handsome single man and his spunky genius mathematician niece — but it doesn’t add up to much.