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Hubert Vigilla . May 18

Hellboy reboot releases Mike Mignola promo art, aims at a 2018 release

By now you've probably heard that Hellboy 3 from Guillermo del Toro is dead, but there's an R-rated Hellboy reboot in the works titled Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen. Director Neil Marshall (The Descent) is in talks to dire...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 18

Blade Of The Immortal trailer: Takashi Miike's 100th film is bloody samurai mayhem

Takashi Miike is one prolific guy. At 56 years old, he's about to screen his 100th movie (!) at the Cannes Film Festival. He's like the Robert Pollard of cinema: wakes up in the morning, makes a movie before he gets the coffe...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 18

Trailer: Bong Joon Ho's Okja looks like a gorgeous, Spielbergian eco-terror adventure

Bong Joon Ho is one of Korea's most acclaimed and beloved filmmakers, and one of the most respected directors in the world. He made an international name for himself with 2003's Memories of a Murder, and went on to craft The ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 17

Review: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Steve James may be incapable of directing a bad documentary. His films includes Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, and Life Itself. With Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, James continues his record as one of America's most relia...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 10

Radiohead's Thom Yorke will compose the score for Luca Guadagnino's Suspiria remake

Dario Argento's Suspiria is one of the great Italian horror films. Released in 1977, it plays out like a colorful, strange, dreamlike supernatural fairy tale. I've never found it scary, but its visual style and bright color p...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 10

8-bit Trailer for The Last Jedi recreates the feel of SNES Star Wars games

The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi was pretty darn great. It teased some of the action to come, but thankfully didn't seem to give away any of the story. To put it another way, the trailer whet the appetite withou...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 10

Review: Manifesto

When a work is adapted to another medium, it almost always loses something in translation. Julian Rosefeldt's Manifesto started its life as a multi-screen art installation. I had an opportunity to see it here in New York at t...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 09

Hellboy reboot in the works from director Neil Marshall and Stranger Things' David Harbour

Hellboy may be coming back to the big screen, but it's going to be without director Guillermo del Toro and star Ron Perlman. A Hellboy reboot is in the works from director Neil Marshall (The Descent, Game of Thrones), wi...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 09

Edge of Tomorrow sequel has a title, sadly it's not Groundhog Die

Edge of Tomorrow was much better than most people expected. Sure, the movie got a little conventional in the finale, but the first three-quarters of the movie used the respawning conceit brilliantly. When the film was release...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 07

Final trailer for Wonder Woman brings the warrior spirit

Wonder Woman is less than a month away. While there have been a few pieces asking why there isn't that much promotion for the film lately, it seems like the Warner Bros. hype train is pulling out of the station this weekend. ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . May 05

Review: Chuck

Certain movies have the seeds of a much better movie sown through them. Usually these movies are a little bit of a mess, with a jumble of tones and scenes and characters, some working better than others. The stuff that works ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 28

Review: The Circle

The Circle is the paranoid techno-dystopian thriller of 2006 released in 2017 and based on a Dave Eggers novel published in 2013. The film's concerns about technology and social media are so dated and quaint, like the stuff a...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 27

Review: LA 92

It's been 25 years since the LA riots, and there are a number of films coming out that revisit this harrowing moment in the country's history. The most high-profile might be Let It Fall: LA from 1982-1992 from John Ridley, sc...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 26

David Fincher finalizing deal to direct World War Z 2

According to a report tonight from Variety, David Fincher is close to a deal to direct World War Z 2, the sequel to the 2013 Brad Pitt zombie film loosely adapted from the book by Max Brooks. While Fincher is apparently wary ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 26

Tribeca Capsule Review: Gilbert

Before sitting down to watch Gilbert, I was afraid the documentary would take away from Gilbert Gottfried's mystique. I always loved his impersonations and appearances on Howard Stern, and his dirty jokes have such craft behi...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 26

Official Cars 3 trailer looks like the Rocky III and IV of the franchise

The first teaser for Cars 3 from last year suggested some dark tragedy for Lightning McQueen--possibly even death. An extended look at Cars 3 from earlier this year suggested the movie would be like Rocky III. Now we hav...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 26

RIP Jonathan Demme (1944-2017)

Director Jonathan Demme passed away this morning in New York at the age of 73. According to Demme's family, the director died of esophageal cancer and complications related to heart disease. Demme is best known for directing ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 26

Tribeca Capsule Review: Shadowman

There's a familiar narrative about the self-destructive artist, or maybe it's one that we want to see borne out in real life and in narratives about artists as characters. The brilliant artist is ignored but persists in their...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 26

Tribeca Capsule Review: King of Peking

There's something undeniably charming about Sam Voutas' King of Peking. I smiled my way through a lot of the film, and snippets of its feel-good score (AM radio easy listening, in a good way) have been stuck in my head t...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 25

Tribeca Capsule Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson is an engrossing watch that works on different levels and through different modes. At the outset, it seems like the documentary will take the form of an obsessive detective story/murder...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 25

Tribeca Capsule Review: Mr. Long

Juzo Itami's Tampopo was a quirky blend of western tropes and epicurean delight. SABU's Mr. Long is sort of like a nihilistic Tampopo. We follow a skilled assassin from Taiwan named Long (a brooding Chen Chang) who gets wayla...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 25

Tribeca Capsule Review: November

I want to describe the opening scene of Rainer Sarnet's November because it's absolutely bonkers. There's a sentient creature comprised of three scythes and a cow skull. It moves in a herky-jerky fashion using its scythe...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 25

Tribeca Capsule Review: The Reagan Show

Given how the Republican Party speaks of Ronald Reagan, he feels more like some cowboy legend than an American president. This speaks to Reagan's image consciousness as a politician, with a carefully cultivated persona that f...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 24

Tribeca Capsule Review: The Departure

Almost everyone could benefit from a little bit of therapy, especially therapists themselves. I often wonder what sorts of anxieties therapists have to deal with after they've finished dealing with clients for the day. Empath...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 24

Tribeca Capsule Review: Abundant Acreage Available

Like so many other underrated actresses, Amy Ryan is always good in whatever she's in. She's also so versatile when she's on screen, able to excel in oddball comedy as well as subtle character dramas. In Angus MacLachlan's Ab...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 24

Tribeca Capsule Review: Flames

Flames offers an intriguing premise. Part documentary and part art movie, co-directors Josephine Decker and Zefrey Throwell document their relationship as it falls apart. We start with the two of them in the best part of any ...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 24

Tribeca Capsule Review: Rock'n Roll

I feel like I might have appreciated Rock'n Roll more if I was familiar with French pop culture and the country's film industry. Writer, director, and star Guillaume Canet packs his comedy with real-life French celebrities pl...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 19

Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will co-direct Captain Marvel for the MCU

Continuing the trend of hiring indie directors to helm blockbuster films, Variety broke news today that Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have been hired to co-direct Captain Marvel. The duo has been collaborating together since meet...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 19

Here's the full Awesome Mix tracklist for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

The Awesome Mix from Guardians of the Galaxy was a nice in-story mix-tape that was loaded with good songs and emotional impact. Suicide Squad tried to copy the Awesome Mix formula with mixed results. Truly, Red Bone's "Come a...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 18

Trailer for SyFy's Krypton follows the life of Superman's grandfather

A while ago we heard word that writer/director David Goyer (Batman Begins, Man of Steel) was working on a SyFy show about Krypton, the home planet of Superman. We now have a trailer for the show, which features Seg-El (Camero...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 18

New Carmen Sandiego animated series coming to Netflix in 2019

If you're a person of a certain age (i.e., you're old), you probably have some fond memories of Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? There were the computer games in the 80s and 90s, which spun off into a children's game sh...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 18

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival starts this week

It's that time of year again. This week, the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival kicks off in New York City. Running from April 19th through the 30th, the Tribeca Film Festival will feature countless narrative and documentary premiere...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 17

Watch Hans Zimmer play the Inception soundtrack live at Coachella

As we reported last year, acclaimed film composer and BWAAMaster General Hans Zimmer is going on tour. The world tour included a stop at Coachella, because when I think of Coachella, I think of BWAAAAM. If you're wondering ho...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 17

James Gunn will write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is one of our most anticipated movies of 2017. It comes out May 5, 2017, but there's already some information on the sequel. James Gunn previously confirmed there will be a Guardians of the Gala...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 16

Carrie Fisher will NOT appear in Star Wars IX says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy

Last Monday we reported that Carrie Fisher will appear in Star Wars Episode IX without the use of CGI doubles. Todd Fisher, Carrie Fisher's brother, mentioned this during a TCM event. As it turns out, Todd Fisher seems to hav...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 16

Watch the Last Jedi and Force Awakens trailers side by side for Star Wars teaser symmetry

The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi brought the hype. There's some beautiful imagery as Rey trains with Luke Skywalker; ditto when those landspeeders leave brilliant red smoke in their wake while racing across a de...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 15

Warner Bros making R-rated animated Watchmen adaptation that no one wants

According to Comic Book Resources, Warner Bros. will release a cartoon adaptation of Watchmen that will likely be rated R. CBR obtained a screenshot from a WB "A-List Community" survey that describes the project as a faithful made-for-video adaptation of the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons comic. Hurm. Here's the screenshot in question:   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 14

Watch the 40 Years of Star Wars panel from 2017's Star Wars Celebration

We're all expecting the first trailer for Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi today. Down at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, the panel for The Last Jedi starts at 11:00am EST. It truly is a good Friday. (I...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 13

Watch a funny, moving tribute to Carrie Fisher from the 2017 Star Wars Celebration

Carrie Fisher's passing late last year was tragic and unexpected. It did, however, prompt an outpouring of love and praise for Fisher's work, not just in Star Wars but as a writer, a script doctor, a performer, a dog owner, a...   0

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Hubert Vigilla . Apr 13

New Mary and the Witch's Flower trailer showcases magic from ex-Ghibli talent

Even though Hayao Miyazaki is no longer retired, Studio Ghibli is in a transition period. The venerable studio went on a hiatus in 2014. The following year, producer Yoshiaki Nishimura and other Ghibli members started their o...   0




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