Movie News

“Dark Phoenix” Offers Drama Over Action

  Many of the complaints about “X-Men: Apocalypse” tied to the film using bombast and spectacle over any actual story arc or character development. Tye Sheridan, who starred as Scott Summers (a.k.a. Cyclops) in the film, says the upcoming follow-up “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” is focused much more on drama this …

Movie News

Killmonger’s Father Says He’s A Villain

  One of the most interesting topics of discussion about “Black Panther” has been that of Michael B. Jordan’s sympathetic villain Erik Killmonger. A complex character, the mercenary is fuelled by righteous anger and driven by both personal pain and noble motives. However, the means to his ends include arms …

Movie News

Eisenberg Keen To Return As Lex Luthor

  Currently at SXSW for a documentary he produced, actor Jesse Eisenberg spoke briefly with Variety about his role as Superman’s arch-nemesis Lex Luthor in the DC Films universe. Eisenberg took on the role in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” serving as that film’s main antagonist, and reprised the …

Movie News

First Trailer: “Sorry to Bother You”

  Boots Riley’s “Sorry to Bother You” premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to an interesting reaction. On the one hand reviews were mostly quite good, though the film was a little divisive. Most notably though, all called it outright bizarre with its plot twists and social commentary worked …

Movie News

“Wrinkle” Stumbles In Box-Office Launch

  Hurt by weak reviews and a soft B CinemaScore, Ava DuVernay’s “A Wrinkle in Time” film adaptation opened to $33.3 million in second place in North America over the weekend. Sold mostly on both its diversity and themes of self-empowerment, along with Oprah in a lot of glitter make-up, …

Movie News
1

“Ready Player One” Draws Raves At SXSW

  Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s “Ready Player One” premiered at SXSW on Sunday night to strong reviews, even as the screening was hit by a malfunction. During a climatic moment, the sound cut out and then the screen froze up. Organisers replayed the scene, the same …

TV-Shows News

“Dirk Gently” Series Is Officially Dead

  Despite fan support for it, “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” will not be getting a third season with the show’s producers unable to find the series a new home. Executive producer Arvind Ethan David David tweeted out the news to the fan base, thanking them for their support and …

Movie News

New “Halloween” To Reference Missing Sequels

  As we know, David Gordon Green and Danny McBride’s upcoming “Halloween” film will effectively ignore the events of all the other sequels and serve as a straight sequel to the 1978 original – including ditching the supernatural elements of the latter movies. Speaking with Flickering Myth at SXSW today …

TV-Shows News

Smith & Mewes To Guest On “The Flash”

  Jay and Silent Bob themselves, actors Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, will both appear on “The Flash” in an upcoming episode of the fourth season. Smith has been directing episodes of the series since the second season and helms the upcoming seventeenth episode of the fourth season run. Talking …

TV-Shows News
1

“Stranger Things” Creators Respond To Claims

  “Stranger Things” creators Matt and Ross Duffer have strongly denied a crew member’s claim that she witnessed abuse by the brothers on the set of the Netflix series. Peyton Brown, a grip for the show, wrote on Instagram that she would not return on production of the third season …

TV-Shows News

Full Trailer: “The Expanse” Season 3

  Following a teaser last month, Syfy has now unveiled the full trailer for the third season of its sci-fi drama “The Expanse” with an all-out war breaking out between Earth, Mars and the Belters (the OPA). With Naomi handing over the deadly protomolecule to Fred Johnson despite having previously …

Movie News
1

“Ready Player One” Premieres At SXSW

  In one of the least surprising secrets in the film world this week, Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” is set to have its world premiere at South by Southwest on Sunday night. The Warner Bros. release was widely speculated to be this year’s secret screening at the Austin film …

Movie News

Blumhouse Unveils “Unfriended” Sequel At SXSW

  Blumhouse Productions used the SXSW festival to unveil “Unfriended: Dark Web,” a sequel to the 2014 theatrical horror/thriller feature which is set entirely on computer screens. The sequel, directed by “The Grudge” remake scribe Stephen Susco, follows a twentysomething who finds a cache of hidden files on his new …

Movie News

Spielberg Doing Bernstein Biopic Post-Indy 5?

  Filmmaker Steven Spielberg reportedly held a super-secret table read on Wednesday with major talent. The read was for an undisclosed project with non-disclosure agreement handed out during the meeting. However, Variety reports that the project is an untitled biopic of conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein wrote the music …

Movie News

Set Pic: “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” Costumes

  Though we saw them suit up in more comics-accurate costumes in “X-Men: Apocalypse,” a new photo from the set of “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” have confirmed that the various young mutants in the film are changing up their outfits yet again. This time, the outfits appear to be a replica …