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‘The Legend of Cocaine Island’ Trailer: Netflix Documentary Hunts for Buried Treasure

The Great Recession laid financial waste to a huge number of American families. After being totally cleared out, one man decided to take things into his own hands by seeking out buried treasure to get his life back on track: not gold from El Dorado or a pirate’s fortune, but a huge supply of cocaine. […]

‘Us’ Clips: The Home Invasion Begins in Jordan Peele’s Horror Film

Us pits Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke against some of humanity’s worst fears: ourselves. The doppelgangers at the center of Jordan Peele‘s highly anticipated follow-up to his breakout 2017 hit Get Out are part of a long tradition of doppelgangers in horror movies. But they take on a whole new terrifying layer in Us, a psychological horror thriller/home invasion movie. […]

Director Rupert Wyatt Explains Why He Left the Long-Developing ‘Halo’ TV Series

  A TV series adaptation of the hit video game series Halo has been stuck in development for years. Just recently, the series set up at Showtime made some progress by hiring Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst to be at the helm of what will be quite the expensive sci-fi series. But before that, Rise […]

This Week In Trailers: The Brink, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, One Nation Under Stress, Watergate

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Review: You’d Weep, Too, If This Was Your Movie [SXSW]

The Curse of La Llorona opens in Mexico in 1673, as we meet the weeping woman of the title in her, shall we say, better days. The film introduces us to the Latin American legend, in which a scorned woman drowns her children in a river and then becomes overtaken by grief and guilt. It’s […]

Ezra Miller Teams Up With Grant Morrison To Pen ‘The Flash’ Script in Creative Clash With Directors

The Flash‘s long and troubled race to the big screen could be cut short. Warner Bros. finds itself at an impasse between star and directors as Ezra Miller, who stole the scenes as the Scarlet Speedster in Batman v. Superman and Justice League, is teaming up with DC Comics guru Grant Morrison to pen his own The Flash script, in direct […]

Superhero Bits: Matt Bomer Was Superman Once, ‘Hellboy’ Runtime, Skrull Concept Art & More

What makes a valuable Batman comic book cover? When does Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit home video? Did you know Matt Bomer played Superman in Japanese car commercials? What’s the runtime for Hellboy? Want to see an early Skrull concept art design for Captain Marvel? Did Mark Ruffalo give up any Avengers: Endgame […]

‘Annabelle 3’ Title Revealed in Short Teaser

Annabelle 3 has an official title. Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema revealed the title of the third film in The Conjuring spin-off series that is set to hit theaters this summer. The film follows up the 2014 hit horror film Annabelle, which took place prior to the events of The Conjuring, and the 2017 prequel Annabelle: Creation, which revealed […]

‘American Gods’ Renewed For Season 3 With ‘The Walking Dead’ Alum as New Showrunner

The gods have spoken, and they have blessed the troubled fantasy series American Gods with a new season and a new showrunner. Starz has officially picked up American Gods season 3, which will be overseen by The Walking Dead alum Charles “Chic” Eglee. Deadline broke the news that Starz has renewed American Gods for a third season, with former The […]

‘Detective Pikachu’ is Getting an Official Graphic Novel Adaptation

Detective Pikachu has come so far since the video game first debuted in 2016: it’s gone from a popular video game to one of the most anticipated feature films of 2019. And now it’s taking over one more medium: the comic book. A Detective Pikachu graphic novel is set to be released this summer as a […]