Category Archives: John Drain
Here are 101 female and POC directors that Lucasfilm should love to work with and start whittling through to bring the diversity to the directors’ chair and, with them, the stories they want to tell.
They just don’t make movies like they used to. Seriously. 1992 isn’t generally regarded as a landmark year for cinema but you’d be wrong to dismiss it. The films are still very much part of the culture, starting with Quentin Tarantino’s directorial debut and A Few Good Men.
With award-winning stalwarts and exciting new shows, Netflix is back in June to continue their campaign to fulfill everyone’s entertainment needs. Along with a number of movies and shows from outside their production sphere, there will be something for everybody on Netflix in June.
Netflix continues to crank out original content, with no less that 29 movies, shows, and specials hitting the streaming giant this month. With the addition of other stellar shows and movies, Netflix has your visual entertainment needs covered in May.
We’ll be honest, this one was tough. There’s no Jay and Silent Bob, no Annie Hall, no one from Dazed and Confused, no Woody Harrelson, or even Seth Rogen! Hell, the guys from Friday didn’t even make this list, but they sure would’ve been the Honorable Mention… if we were doing one of those.
Spring has sprung and Netflix is going all-in on the release of original programming in April, with 25 original titles premiering this month, including the highly anticipated series adaptation of Dear White People.
Netflix is celebrating the dawn of spring with a fresh infusion of content, both classic and original. Classic comedies, enthralling docs, and long-awaited shows are just part of updated menu that subscribers will be able to enjoy.
Netflix is packing the shortest month of the year with as much quality content as possible to keep us entertained for the next 28 days. A duo of smash hit animated comedies, a classic epic, and a timely Oscar-winning biopic are all on offer starting on the first.
Netflix is replete with a wide variety of new viewing options just when we need it. After the endless chain of shopping and holiday celebrations we’re in great need of quality entertainment to help us recover.
Netflix is coming through the chimney with a big bag of quality content this holiday season. Classic comedies, thought-provoking dramas, and a blockbuster superhero smash are just some of the titles checking into the streaming giant this December.
Space Jam is a groundbreaking product of IP-centric filmmaking filled to the gills with product placement. The film is also a heartwarming romp that has retained its cultural resonance two decades after its release. On its twentieth anniversary, we look back at and look forward towards the upcoming sequel.
It’s a little surprising that Netflix doesn’t have some Halloween themed releases given that it is going to be October, however the streaming giant’s cadre of additions this month is still quite strong. With Oscar-winners, laugh-out-loud comedies, and original series this month is set to be a good one for hours and hours of streaming.
Election season can be stressful for all parties involved (pun intended). If you’re a little weary of 24-hour coverage and social media salvos, kick back and check one of these 11 excellent political movies.
The Clown Prince of Crime has been featured in two films this year and both made the perplexing decision to cast him off to the side. If you have the Michael Jordan of villainry up your sleeve, why leave him on the bench?
Netflix gets political with a doc and a Donald Trump spoof while stand-up specials from two comedy legends become available this month. That and more in our picks for what to watch on Netflix in August.
Twenty years after its release, Trainspotting hasn’t aged a day. We take a look at the Danny Boyle’s iconic tale of angst, rebellion, addiction and redemption.
Ghostbusters II gets a bad wrap and is often said to have sullied the reputation of the original. While it certainly doesn’t approach the lofty heights of its predecessor, the second installment of the franchise does offer plenty of laughs.
With Independence Day: Resurgence set to invade multiplexes this weekend, we take a look at the original, the quintessential popcorn blockbuster that is Independence Day.
Infinite Warfare is set in the distant future, after Earth has been stripped of its natural resources as a result of population growth and industrial expansion, prompting the nations of the world to unite together and form the United Nations Space Alliance (UNSA), a political organization that handles matters related to trade, travel, land claims and all efforts relating to human space colonization.
Destiny: Rise of Iron is the next expansion to the Destiny universe. It features an all new cinematic story campaign set within The Plaguelands, a brand new location on Earth along with new weapons, armor, gear, and a six-player cooperative raid.
A whole new galaxy awaits for you to explore. Mass Effect: Andromeda pushes the boundaries of known space into the next generation, delivering distant star systems with remote and hostile planets ripe for discovery.
In Halo Wars 2, the Spirit of Fire and her crew, led by Captain Cutter, face a deadly new faction known as The Banished. Their chief, the Brute warlord Atriox, is both a deadly warrior and brilliant military leader in control of a massive army. The key to victory is knowing your enemy, but Atriox is a threat no one is prepared for.
On the thirtieth anniversary of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off we take a look at John Hughes’ 1986 classic and explore the universal themes and lasting popularity of Matthew Broderick’s gleeful rogue.
X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer recently expressed interest in developing a Mystique solo film. Jennifer Lawrence’s role in a potential spinoff, however, is uncertain. The Oscar-winner completed her three-picture contract with the release of Apocalypse.
The fourth season of mega-hit Orange Is The New Black drops on the 17th , while an iconic blockbuster and a Best Picture winner prepare to make landfall. That and more in our picks for what to watch on Netflix in June.
On the fortieth anniversary of The Bad News Bears, we take a look back at the hard drinking Coach Buttermaker and his merry band of ball playing misfits.
With the NHL season racing to a climax and the final eight teams fighting for a place on Lord Stanley’s Cup, we thought it’d be a perfect time to celebrate the fastest sport on two legs. Check out our list of the top ten hockey films to watch in between the games.
A group of people are plunged into a dark, claustrophobic maze, where they must fight to survive, as the outside world watches.
An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.