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How To Do It: The Matrix Rebooted

The other night we learned that Warner Bros. is developing a reboot of The Matrix, with an interest in Michael B. Jodan as the lead. Zak Penn has been tapped to write the treatment for the reboot, but nothing else is solid at the moment. Th...

 
 
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Warner Bros. wants to reboot and relaunch The Matrix

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. wants to reboot The Matrix. Zak Penn (X-Men: The Last Stand, story credits on X2 and The Avengers) is in talks to write the reboot treatment. Warner Bros. reportedly wants to model the new M...

 
 
 
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Review: Jupiter Ascending

I am a Wachowski defender. I have enjoyed if not down right liked every film they've made. Yes, even the second two Matrix films. If you insult Speed Racer I'll flip some tables. That movie was a kinetic and frantic masterpiece that go...

 
 
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Latest Jupiter Ascending trailer has the plot details

Jupiter Ascending may be the most unique science fantasy coming our way. Too bad the trailers don't really paint it in a good light. As the latest film from the Wachowskis, we should expect all kinds of craziness. The visuals don't look so...

 
 
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Jupiter Ascending gets bumped to February 2015

This has got to hurt the ol' Wachowski siblings egos. Their big budget, science fiction film crammed full of stars like Channing Tatume and Mila Kunis has been abruptly moved from opening this July to February 2015. That's quite the shift f...

 
 
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Second trailer for the Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending

The first trailer for the Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending left a weird impression on me. It looked good, sounded good, but ultimately seemed hollow. It just felt like something was missing within all of the glitz and glamour of the setting. ...

 
 
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International trailer for Jupiter Ascending

The first trailer for the Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending came and went with little fanfare, but it at least showed off some promise. Can you believe this year we'll get a Summer blockbuster that isn't spawned off an existing property? I wan...

 
 
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First trailer for the Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending

We've had very little to go on for Andy and Lana Wachowski's follow up to Cloud Atlas, Jupiter Ascending, for the last few months now as everyone involved has been pretty tight lipped about the situation. But now that we have the first tra...

 
 
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Photos give first look of Wachowski's Jupiter Ascending

The Wachowski Siblings’ newest film Jupiter Ascending is under way as the two shoot a chase scene at London's Natural History Museum that involves a skate ramp that jumps over a giant dinosaur. That's probably the biggest te...

 
 
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Cloud Atlas gets heavily cut by Chinese censors

Apparently Cloud Atlas was not the easiest film to understand depending on who you talk to. Some people in the general masses thought the same thing when Inception came out, talking about a convoluted plot and whatnot. Good news to those pe...

 
 
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Review: Cloud Atlas

I tore through Cloud Atlas this past week in preparation for seeing the film, and I want to dedicate this entire introduction to motivating people to read the book before seeing the movie. Cloud Atlas is big and complicated both i...

 
 
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New Cloud Atlas videos try to explain what it is

These two new behind the scenes videos for Cloud Atlas reveal how demanding the story will be for each of the actors. Each one has to play several different characters in erratic environments (so much so, that several of them joked they di...

 
 
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Trailer: Cloud Atlas

Here's the first trailer for Cloud Atlas that's actually going to be running in theaters, as opposed to the previous one that was a bajillion years long. It's basically just a condensed version of the previous trailer, though we still...

 
 
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Will the Wachowskis direct the Justice League movie?

Ben Affleck told 24 Hours Vancouver that he will NOT be directing the Justice League movie. You may recall a previous report that Affleck was under consideration for the film. He said the following in the interview: "I'm not working on the...

 
 
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New Cloud Atlas images and first reactions

Here we have a few new stills from the Wachowski's/Tim Tykwer's upcoming sci-fi epic Cloud Atlas. There's not much to say about them other than they seem to each be from one of the several stories the film will be telling simultaneously. Wh...

 
 
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Images of the various Cloud Atlas characters

David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas doesn't easily lend itself to a screen adaptation, but based on the almost six-minute trailer for the film, it looks like The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer are giving it their all. Six interconnected/nested narrativ...

 
 
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Trailer: Cloud Atlas

Note: this is technically a leaked version of the trailer, which isn't "officially" available until 10AM Pacific, so we're going to host this now and keep it up for as long as possible, then we'll put up the official version when it arrive...

 
 
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First Cloud Atlas photos show Halle Berry and Tom Hanks

Cloud Atlas is shaping up to be one of the most ambitious and mysterious movies of the year: it's an interconnected story spanning several eras of human history, with the same actors playing different characters in each one. As Wikipedia pu...

 
 
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Cloud Atlas comes out stateside on October 26th

For a while it appeared that the ambitious adaptation of Cloud Atlas from Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis was going to come out December 6th. There's been a bit of change since last month, however. Warner Bros. has officially announced an Oct...

 
 
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Possible plot details for Wachowskis' Jupiter Ascending

With Cloud Atlas, their first writer-director outing since 2008's abysmal Speed Racer, in the can and set for an end-of-the-year release, new details have supposedly emerged regarding the Wachowskis' next project: Jupiter Ascending. A retur...

 
 
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Cloud Atlas by Wachowskis/Tykwer out December 6th

Cloud Atlas is probably the riskiest and most ambitious literary adaptation of the year. Warner Bros. picked up the Wachowskis/Tom Tykwer film at Cannes and have it slated for a December 6th release date. The movie runs 2 hours and 44 minut...

 
 
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Wachowskis plan Kunis and Tatum for Jupiter Ascending

With their expansive and mysterious adaptation of David Mitchell's novel Cloud Atlas set for release later this year, the Wachowskis are getting ready for the next project, said to be an original sci-fi piece entitled Jupiter Ascending. Alm...

 
 
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Natalie Portman eyed by Wachowkis; planning vegan doc

Natalie Portman has taken time off acting since giving birth to her son Aleph last June. This year could mark her return, however. There's Alan Taylor's Thor 2 on the horizon, but there's another possibility as well. While the Wachowskis wi...

 
 
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Pics and concept art for Wachowskis/Tykwer Cloud Atlas

Thanks to the people at Collider, we've got a new image and some concept art for the film version of Cloud Atlas. The novel by David Mitchell is being adapted to the big screen by The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, and it could be a real marvel...

 
 
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Cloud Atlas obtains Hugh Grant

The film adaptation of Cloud Atlas, which is set to start filming this week, has just received another acting talent, Hugh Grant. Hugh is just one in a long list of well-known actors joining this film, including Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim ...

 
 
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Rob Cohen set to direct Korea's biggest budget film ever

I think I have made it pretty clear that I am a big fan of Korean cinema. Unfortunately, I now have to add a stipulation there: I like Korean cinema directed by Koreans. Why? Because Rob Cohen, director of such masterpieces as The...

 
 
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Trailer: Retreat

Now this sounds interesting. Retreat tells the story of a couple (Cillian Murphy and Thanadie Newton) that go to a small cabin on an isolated island for a vacation, and possibly to heal their struggling marriage. As these things go, a bloo...

 
 
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Wachowskis and Warner Brothers' next project is Hood

Looks like Russel Crowe might have something else to Tweet about today. The unnamed project that the Wachowski Brothers -- err, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski, formerly Larry Wachowski -- have been working on is Hood. It makes sense tha...

 
 




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The Snowman"When you try your best but you don't succeed"

 

Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "