Category Archives: 2 – FILM NEWS
These new films will be separate from both the episodic Skywalker saga and the recently-announced trilogy being developed by Rian Johnson, writer-director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
“Simply put, Black Panther is a thrilling fantasy-adventure with a vivid new palette, a superhero film that manages to feel like it packs in about eight different types of modern blockbusters into one big sprawling introduction to a world that is so big that it feels like the screen’s barely able to hold it all,” writes Drew McWeeny.
“Once again, Netflix has spun gold out of creating a cultural disruption, and the movie at the center of the commotion almost doesn’t matter.,” writes Drew McWeeny.
Written by Ken Kaufman (Space Cowboys), the original sci-fi project takes place in a future where humans and robots fight side-by-side in battle. Zemeckis is attached to product but not direct (as of yet).
Theoretically, the project being developed with writers Jez and John-Henry Butterworth would be Mangold’s next project for Fox, although he also has Don Winslow’s The Force on his plate.
McCarthy plays a mother who wants to change her life and go back to college in the comedy which will be released on May 11.
Norton has been trying to adapt Jonathan Lethem’s New York crime novel into a movie for over 15 years, and it’s now filming in New York.
The Nightingale sold 2 million copies worldwide and is being adapted into a film directed by Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad director Michelle MacLaren.
Helen Mirren’s supernatural thriller Winchester had to settle for a third place opening against stronger returning films. It was the slowest weekend at the box office since October.
Alden Ehrenreich plays the young Han Solo in the Star Wars prequel directed by Ron Howard and co-starring Donald Glover and Emilia Clarke.
Johnson has to rescue his family from a giant Chinese skyscraper in his latest action film, this one reteaming him with Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence).
Emily Blunt stars opposite her husband John Krasinski in Paramount’s thriller A Quiet Place, which could make some noise this April. Also, see the new trailer for Jennifer Lawrence’s steamy thriller Red Sparrow.
Ron Howard directed the big-budget origin story, which co-stars Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton and Paul Bettany, and remains on schedule for a May 25 release.
Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and HBO’s Big Little Lies continued their 2018 winning streak by winning the DGA Award in their respective categories.
Hearts Beat Loud, Leave No Trace, Eighth Grade and Search all take a look at unconventional familial bonds and how they’re affected by circumstance.
Examining the upcoming Oscar race and the socio-poligical implications of some of the Best Picture nominees and how their relevance to what’s happening in the world might give them an advantage.
Daniela Vega’s amazing performance as a trans woman dealing with grief after the death of her long-time lover is easily one of the best foreign language films in recent memory.
With less than a million separating the top 3 movies on Friday, the chances of a photo finish for first place is very likely but Sony’s Jumanji has a good chance at making an unprecedented return to first place.
Based on the bestselling novel by Nick Hornby, Juliet, Naked is a comic account of life’s second chances. Jesse Peretz directed from a script by Tamara Jenkins, Jim Taylor and Evgenia Peretz.
Sabrina Cognata takes a look back at the film, starring the mascots for feminism in the late 90’s, and finds a film that may actually have been more accepting of women’s flaws than films today.
Towards the end of the episode, the guys delve into the Dumbledore drama that had the internet up in arms this week, and Jeff also reveals some of his favorite films from Sundance.
Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman from Game of Thrones and Orphan Black, the film deals with a long-time couple whose relationship is put to a test when she’s diagnosed with a tumor.