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Disney Sets New Dates for ‘Indiana Jones,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Wreck-It-Ralph 2’ and More

Movie scheduling is a big, ongoing game, and as soon as one studio announces their moves, it doesn’t take long for another to put their cards on the table. This week started out with Fox laying claim to a bunch of dates, from this fall all the way through the year 2025. And now it’s […]

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Slinks Home; Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Underworld: Blood Wars (action-fantasy sequel; Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobia Menzies; […]

Chris Pine, Ben Foster to Reteam with ‘Hell or High Water’ Director David Mackenzie

Last year Hell or High Water became an unexpected success. Critics were nearly unanimous in their praise for the drama, which followed two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster) who started robbing banks to raise money to save their mother’s farm before a bank forecloses on the property. With a Texas Ranger (Jeff Bridges) and […]

Movie News: Madonna Bio-pic ‘Blond Ambition’ on Its Way; Watch Christopher Plummer in ‘The Exception’ Trailer

Blond Ambition: Madonna will head to the big screen in Blond Ambition. Universal has acquired rights to a screenplay by Elyse Hollander that follows Madonna after she moved to New York in 1978 and eventually found success with the release of her first album in 1983. The script was the most popular title on the […]

The Smashing First Trailer for ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Teases Channing Tatum and Halle Berry

Nearly two years ago, Matthew Vaughn said he would only make a sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service if the screenplay was good enough. That was not a disingenuous statement. The original movie was inspired by a six-issue comic book series by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. Vaughn and Jane Goldman collaborated on the script, […]

Today in Movie Culture: Sigourney Weaver’s New ‘Alien’ Parody, Spider-Man’s Bruno Mars Parody and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Fake Movie of the Day: Sigourney Weaver reprises her role as Ellen Ripley in a fake new Alien sequel co-starring The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert:   Song Parody of the Day: Spider-Man stars in this Nerdist parody of the Bruno Mars song “That’s […]

‘Mr. Robot’ Creator Sam Esmail May Write an Obi-Wan ‘Star Wars’ Movie

At its best, the Star Wars franchise has been varied in its style and tone. Although uniform in whole, the three movies of the original trilogy, each directed by a different filmmaker, are quite dissimilar in their look and feel. The prequels were more consistent, all written and directed by George Lucas, and now so far the […]

‘The Conjuring 2’ Spin-Off Keeps Things In The Family By Casting Another Farmiga

Back in the day prolific horror franchises progressed in pretty much only one direction. Every year or so Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers or Jason Voorhees would march forward, with each new sequel finding some way to change things up. And to be honest, it wasn’t a particularly great thing for those franchises. By the time […]

Movie News: Scorsese, DiCaprio, De Niro Touted for ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’; Margot Robbie to Play Queen Elizabeth

Killers of the Flower Moon: Director Martin Scorsese might team up with Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro to make Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. Academy Award winner Eric Roth wrote the screenplay based on David Grann’s book, which tells the true story of more than […]

Fox Dates ‘Avatar’ Sequels, a ‘Dark Phoenix’ Movie, ‘The Predator,’ ‘New Mutants’ and More

Everyone remembers when Captain America: Civil War and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice initially had the same release date, right? Ultimately it was the latter that blinked and moved, but even if it hadn’t, releasing two similar, giant movies on the same day is a bad for everyone. Release dates are a tricky thing […]