The well for any real solid news on the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been very, very dry as of late. While rumors on casting have been flying this way and that, it's still proved to be... More »
Joe Johnstone's first solo outing for the Captain left me a little cold; the period detail was great, the rest not so much. The Avengers Assemble saw Chris Evan's Steve Rogers become a little more likeable as the butt... More »
After months of speculation, Tom Hardy has been confirmed to play Elton John in Rocketman, according to The Wrap. The film will be "a larger-than-life movie musical spectacle that tells the story of a child prodigy turned music legend." Reportedly,... More »
Fear the facial hair and break out the hard liquor! A pair of new trailers have arrived today for Anchorman: The Legend Continues featuring plenty of new footage of Will Farrell et al behaving like idiots. Idiots with fabulous facial... More »
The cast of upcoming Jackie Chan action comedy Skiptrace is now complete with word that Seann William Scott will join the iconic action star and Fan Bingbing in the US / China co-production. Scott will play an American gambler recruited... More »
No history of hip-hop is complete without mention of Wild Style, which marks its 30th Anniversary via a two-disc deluxe DVD release from Music Box Films. The film combines break dancing, the tagging of Lee Quinones, and the musical exploits... More »
Even after all the Behind-the-scenes drama and low (by every other network's standard) ratings, Community is now, along with Parks And Recreation, a veteran sitcom at NBC. I'll let you soak that all in for just a second longer. The... More »
I'm sorry Jason Statham, but when your gravely-voiced tough guy type is put up against villains played by James Franco and Winona Ryder, well, buddy, you're automatically sent to second-tier status in your movie.And the movie in question is Homefront.... More »
UPDATE: A subtitled video report from Apple Daily has now been added below. Thanks to @Marcosparmberg for the heads up.Director Michael Bay was assaulted today on the Hong Kong set of Transformers 4 in an apparent - and rather inept,... More »
It came, it saw, and it left with all the major horror awards, along with lots of major accolades. We're talking about Mexican horror film Here Comes the Devil, written and directed by Adrián García Bogliano of Cold Sweat fame.... More »
Care to catch Johnny Knoxville in old person makeup freak out a bunch of real people with some radical stunts and gags? Sure why not! Should be your answer.And if so, all you gotta do is click this link HERE... More »
Erik Matti's arresting and propulsive Filipino crime thriller On The Job has been a fave around these here parts since it premiered at Director's Fortnight in Cannes this past spring. Now get ready for Baltasar Kormákur's On The Job.While the... More »
Many love him. Many hate him. And after the runaway success of Moonrise Kingdom, director Wes Anderson is back with The Grand Budapest Hotel. Written, directed and produced by Anderson from an original story by Anderson and Hugo Guinness, The... More »
Fresh from his solo expo that took place in Austin last September, Canadian artist Jason Edmiston has some gorgeous new art pieces as limited screenprints from Mondo. coming up this Wednesday, October 15. Here's the press release: Over the course... More »
With Edgar Wright's big debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe now being pushed up to July 31, 2015, the Brit director is well into pre-production for the film with a start date for photography looming quite near, and that can... More »
No matter how you feel about Spike Lee "reinterpreting" Park Chan-wook's Oldboy (me, I'm neutral as I'm merely so-so on the original) one must admit that Film District's marketing machine has been pumping out some decidedly intriguing material over the... More »
There are certain things in this life that just do not appear to go together and - on first blush, at least - it would appear that Stanley Kubrick and sequels are two of those things. And yet Twitch has... More »
A truly under rated classic horror gem, the TIFF Bell Lightbox is bringing Peter Medak's George C Scott starring chiller The Changeling back to the big screen for one showing only on Halloween night and we want you to be... More »
Hey, Toronto! Halloween is just around the corner and the TIFF Bell Lightbox has got some special programming in store including a week long run of William Friedkin's classic The Exorcist running October 25th until October 31st. Want to see... More »
Is it fair play to discuss Gal Gadot's casting as Wonder Woman (announced last week for a role in Zack Snyder's untitled Batman vs. Superman project) in terms of body type? On first blush the immediate conversation around the size of Gadot's breasts seemed both crass and ridiculous. It was...
Even as it was earning the Best Animated feature accolade from the Boston Film Critics Society over the weekend, The Wind Rises continued to be dogged by the same controversy which has trailed it since its release back in Japan. Specifically, what animator Miyazaki Hayao is calling his final film...
This week's entry of New To Netflix continues with more time travel. Cinema itself is kind of a time machine, so watch as I contort this notion. Transporting us back to a time and place, or at least an idea of such. Peter Chan's sumptuous Dragon (aka Wu Xia) uses time to...
We need celebrities like medieval peasants needed kings and queens. Not to rule over us or impose taxes; but to offer us a tantalizingly distant glimpse into a glittering world wholly not our own, but of a piece with our own. The version of the universe where we won and...
Whether you're new to Italian horror master Dario Argento (Suspiria) or a seasoned fan, this excellent montage/essay put together by Belgian directing team Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet (Amer, The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears) is essential viewing. Also in today's Euro Beat, Cahiers du Cinema highlights the best...