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‘Wormwood’ Review: Errol Morris’ Netflix Project Hauntingly Blends Fact and Fiction

With Wormwood, documentary filmmaker Errol Morris creates his boldest, most thought provoking film yet. A delirious, haunting blend of talking-head documentary and narrative reenactment; a true crime saga that doubles as a government conspiracy polemic. A saga wrought with mystery, grief, scandal, and puzzlement. There’s never really been anything quite like this. Dramatic reenactments of real-life moments […]

Morgan Spurlock Admits History of Sexual Misconduct, Steps Down From Production Company

Morgan Spurlock has stepped down from his production company, Warrior Poets, following his confession of a history of sexual harassment and assault accusations. The Super Size Me filmmaker revealed in a statement that he has been accused of rape and sexual harassment by two respective women. “I am part of the problem,” he wrote in a post published […]

Book of Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Behind-the-Scenes Photos Will Be Released

During the production of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, director Rian Johnson captured behind-the-scenes photos with his trusty 35mm camera. Some of these photos have been shown during his convention appearances, and a few more have been posted on his Instagram, but the filmmaker revealed to me during an interview that Disney and Lucasfilm Publishing are […]

The ‘Scream 2’ Ending Originally Had Different Killers (Or Did It?)

Want to feel old? Scream 2 was released 20 years ago. The sequel to the massive hit that changed the horror genre as we know it attempted to keep the hype alive, with diminishing results. In honor of the film’s birthday, writer Kevin Williamson revealed some fun, alternate Scream 2 endings that never made it into […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Has More Practical Creatures Than Any ‘Star Wars’ Film

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has double the practical effects of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Not only that, but Star Wars creature designer Neal Scanlan reveals that there has never been a Star Wars movie with more practically created effects. While speaking with Scanlan, I learned more about how the Last Jedi practical creatures, droids, and visual effects came […]

‘The Polka King’ Trailer: Netflix Film Stars Jack Black as a Dancing Con Man

Life truly can be stranger than fiction. In The Polka King, based on a true story, Jack Black plays Jan Lewan, a real-life polka dancer who fell from grace after he conned an entire town with a Ponzi scheme. The Polka King, a black comedy that Netflix bought after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, has released a […]

Quentin Tarantino is a Terrible Choice for ‘Star Trek’

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: why Quentin Tarantino and Star Trek are a match made in hell.) I’m calling on all of every Star Trek “purist” who claims to have a problem with Star Trek: Discovery to direct their indignation to a piece of […]

‘Mr Robot’ Season 3 Finale: What the Twists Mean for Season 4

The Mr. Robot season 3 finale may have tied up plenty of loose ends, but it left us with even more questions. Where will Elliot go now? What will Angela do with that earth-shattering revelation from Philip Price? And just what is up with that end credits scene? The third season of Sam Esmail’s dark […]

The 10 Best (Canon) Female ‘Star Wars’ Characters

Star Wars is back in full swing with the long-awaited arrival of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the heavily praised eighth entry in the Skywalker saga. The movie picks up just after the events of The Force Awakens, with our newly anointed heroine, Rey, coming face-to-face with Luke Skywalker. Rey was an instant fan-favorite, her strength a subject […]

‘X-Men’, ‘Fantastic Four’ and ‘Deadpool’ Are Definitely Coming to the MCU

All your favorite Marvel characters from Fox are definitely heading over to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In case you needed further clarification, Disney CEO Bob Iger went ahead and announced that the huge, historic Disney-Fox deal officially puts the Fantastic Four in the MCU, along with X-Men and Deadpool as well. All hail our new Disney overlords. If you ever […]