Steve Jobs Trailer

First trailer for Steve Jobs


Michael Fassbender's voice is inspiring
May 18
It is not the first, nor will it be the last movie to take a look back at the visionary creator that was Steve Jobs, but the first trailer for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs is beautifully inspiring. Whether you like him or no... read
A Capella Wordplay Indicating Failure
Everybody loves a song. It can be the perfect emotional climax to a movie. From The Blues Brothers to School of Rock to Linda Linda Linda to, hell, the original Pitch Perfect, the final performance as cathartic... read feature

See Poltergeist early and free


Washington DC and Baltimore screenings
May 15
When it comes to remakes I'm not sold on Poltergeist at all. The original still stands on its own and updating it makes little sense. They're doing it, though, so we should probably watch it. It could be scary and now yo... read
Eden

Latest trailer for Eden is a celebration of music and club culture


Lose yourself to dance!
May 15
While you may not know Mia Hansen-Løve yet, her husband, and dare I say muse, Olivier Assayas is certainly more recognisable. As a fan of them both, it is easy to see how they inspire the best in each other, and with E... read

Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson will reteam for Shanghai Dawn


I don't know karate, but I know ka-razy
May 15
As Coming Soon noted yesterday, MGM is finally moving forward with Shanghai Dawn, the sequel to Jackie Chan/Owen Wilson films Shanghai Noon (2000) and Shanghai Knights (2003). As Flixist EIC Matthew Razak said in our staff em... read
Lonely Island filming

The Lonely Island movie has begun filming


Maybe they're on a boat
May 14
It's been a while since we've heard news on the Lonely Island's upcoming movie, but now that we have we're once again excited. The movie now has a title... we think. Top Secret Untitled Lonely Island Movie may just be a ... read

Check out the first image from the new Nick Park movie, Early Man


Check out these easter eggs dawg
May 14
If you've been craving British humor filtered through the wonderful art of claymation, Nick Park is once again here to bail you out – he's directing a new movie, Early Man, and the first image from the film has been rel... read
A fans-only look at H. R. Giger that may disappoint Giger fans
H. R. Giger passed away a year ago this week. His biomechanical art is instantly recognizable--Egyptian and yet otherworldly, simultaneously erotic and repulsive; a combination of flesh, alloy, suppurations, and vertebral for... read feature

Macbeth posters

First clip for Justin Kurzel’s adaptation of Macbeth


All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king
May 14
It's been a bit since we've landed some good ol' Shakespeare on the big screen and even longer since we've had a solid Macbeth so it's easy to see why folks are getting excited for the Michael Fassbender and Ma... read
Way beyond Thunderdome
You might be wondering just why a franchise (or whatever Mad Max films are) to a trilogy that came out in the 80s and starred Mel Gibson is getting a sequel now. The real reasons probably have something to do with money and c... read feature

Ava Duvernay to direct Black Panther or Captain Marvel?


Marvel may hire Not A White Guy?!
May 13
Selma was one of the best films of last year, a pointed and affecting film about the importance of protest and the systemic and violent systems of racism that the US still runs on to this day. Director Ava Duvernay crafted an... read
Ratchet and Clank

Paul Giamatti, John Goodman and others join the Ratchet and Clank movie


The Italian Stallion is also cast
May 13
It has been two years since Sony announced their plans to make an animated movie based on the immensely popular series of PlayStation games, Ratchet & Clank, and today we learned that Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Sylveste... read

Crimson Peak trailer reveals ghosts and blood


Have we seen the whole movie now?
May 13
The first trailer for Crimson Peak from director Guillermo Del Toro was significantly creepy, hinting at the terror that the house held and just how odd Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain were going to be. Like good hor... read
Bit less outrageous than I'd hoped
I've made it no secret that I've been looking forward to Jem and Holograms ever since it was announced (and put in production just a month later), and after the awesome set of images we got the other day. I was really hoping ... read feature

Welcome to the Internet, Luc
Evidently Luc Besson is not much for the social medias, but something has brought him on board and that something is an adaptation of the French science-fiction comic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Evidently it'... read feature

"The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla!"
I have yet to see Mad Max: Fury Road, which comes out this week, but I did get a chance to see the first three Mad Max movies over the weekend at a friend's place: Mad Max (1979), Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981), and Mad M... read feature

Some guy from Game of Thrones will be in Independence Day 2


None of the guys you're thinking of
May 12
Game of Thrones is one of the biggest things in the world right now, so it's no surprise that some of its stars have gone on to relative big screen success. Emilia "Daenerys" Clarke is set to portray Sarah Connor in this summ... read
Christopher Plummer

A24 acquires Atom Egoyan's Remember


Starring Christopher Plummer
May 12
My (our) love for A24 is well documented, and thus, it's always fun to follow news about their distribution plans - especially when it comes fresh from the Croisette in Cannes.  The latest news comes to us from Deadline,... read

New images of Deadpool confirm that this is actually still happening


The dream is airborne
May 12
Ryan Reynolds is basically the greatest hype man ever. He's just been hammering us with peeks at Deadpool since shooting started. It's kind of awesome that he's this excited about it, and it makes sense considering no on... read
Jem Movie

These Jem and Holograms movie images are outrageous


YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAS QUEEN
May 11
Ever since Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) announced he was working on a live action Jem and the Holograms movie, I've been glued to the computer screen waiting for more info. Luckily we got a new batch of images plus a re... read

Brad Bird to disappoint us all by making The Incredibles 2


A Short Story, by Jackson Tyler
May 11
"How would you like to make an incredible amount of money?" Brad Bird finally looked up from his desk. He hadn't gone home in two days - editing on Tomorrowland had been gruelling, and he wasn't even sure if the two... read

Terminator: Genisys still spoiling things with character posters


Guess they just gave up
May 11
Serious SPOILERS incoming. When Paramount released the last trailer for Terminator: Genysis they spoiled what appeared to be a major plot point that would have helped to hook people in. We all just assumed it was a mista... read

Mallrats 2 is called MallBrats, seriously


I Want To Believe
May 11
Kevin Smith tweeted out earlier a screenshot of his completed first draft for Mallrats 2, in which was contained the movie's new title: MallBrats. Which, one: that's goddamn amazing. In my dreams, it's a prequel about Brodie ... read
Box Office Numbers

Box Office Numbers: Avenge Me!


"I like revenging"
May 11
Hey, I finally saw a movie in theaters! Meaning I helped Age of Ultron make even more money as it topped the box office for a second week with $77 million. It'll be interesting how this weekend turns out since we have two big... read

Broad City's Abbi and Ilana are making a movie with Paul Feig


FOUR AND THREE AND TWO AND ONE
May 08
Broad City creators and stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are working on a movie with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, The Hollywood Reporter...uh, reports. Anyone familiar with Glazer and Jacobson won't be surprised with t... read
Eight is great
If ever a film had a strange road to the screen it's The Hateful Eight, but after a cancellation and a strange live reading it is coming and we now have our first look at the titular eight. EW brings to us the line up of all ... read feature

"All's good if it's excessive"
Peir Paolo Pasolini's final film, Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom, is one of the most notorious arthouse movies ever made and frequently cited among the most disturbing movies of all time. Inspired by the Marquis de Sade'... read feature

Baby Driver casting

Lily James cast in Edgar Wrights Baby Driver


Still not Ant-Man
May 08
Edgar Wright promptly moved on from Ant-Man -- even though the rest of us are still sad about it -- and dove into some more awesome original content with his next film Baby Driver, which will be led by Ansel Elgort as dr... read
I know now why you cry
Maggie is one of the last things you'd expect out of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Abigail Breslin, who plays the title character? Okay. Joely Richardson, who plays Maggie's stepmother? Sure. But not Arnie. Though Maggie's a post-ap... read feature

Look of Silence Trailer

The trailer for The Look of Silence offers a glimpse at one of the best films of 2015


A follow-up to The Act of Killing
May 08
Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary The Act of Killing was one of the best films of 2013. The film examined the Indonesian genocide from the point of view of the killers, and in the process provided a chilling look at the way hi... read
Netflix Now

Netflix Now: The King Has Returned Edition


Netflix Instant additions for 5/15
May 07
Wow, so it's been three months since I last wrote one of these. Big apologies for that since lots of life stuff came up at once. I actually moved cross country (from San Antonio, TX to Astoria, NY) and it has taken me awhile ... read
Is Walley World really worth it?
If you're of a certain age than National Lampoon's Vacation is pretty much sacred comedy territory. A movie that you fondly remember watching repeatedly on VHS or whatever random station it popped up on, followed, of cou... read feature







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