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‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’: Shawn Levy and James Wan Team For Netflix Slasher Movie

Stranger Things producer Shawn Levy and horror movie extraordinaire James Wan are teaming for an exciting new Netflix project. Levy and Wan will combine their talents to create the coming-of-age slasher movie There’s Someone Inside Your House, adapted from the novel by author Stephanie Perkins. More on the There’s Someone Inside Your House movie below. A “coming-of-age slasher […]

Video: What is Film Criticism, And Why is It Important?

Film criticism matters! Shout it from the rooftops. That said, there seems to be a common misconception about what film criticism even is. An informative new film criticism video essay attempts to get to the bottom of just what criticism is, and why it’s important. What is film criticism? It seems like a simple question, but […]

New ‘Westworld’ Season 2 Images Take Us Back to The Park

HBO has released a new batch of Westworld season 2 images. There are plenty of familiar faces, but these photos also give us our first look at Get Out actress Betty Gabriel in the show. She’s about as far from Georgina as possible here: she’s traded her maid outfit for some body armor and a […]

‘First Light’ Borrows the ‘Chronicle’ Template for a Satisfying Sci-fi Romance [SXSW]

As this generation’s filmmakers attempt to create their own superhero origin stories without going through Marvel or DC, Jason Stone’s First Light succeeds by blending Chronicle with YA romance. Hard sci-fi elements that limit themselves to rural country suburbs before breaking out like a conspiracy containment gone wrong. As illuminations flicker and cosmic mysteries unravel, […]

Listen to the ‘Ready Player One’ Title Theme From ‘Back to the Future’ Composer Alan Silvestri

Alan Silvestri was behind the theme for one of the most iconic ’80s films of all time, so it’s fitting that he would be recruited to compose the Ready Player One title theme. The composer of Back to the Future and Who Framed Roger Rabbit has teamed up with Steven Spielberg to score the director’s adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s […]

Where’s Hawkeye in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’? The Russo Brothers Have an Explanation

Where’s Hawkeye? It’s the resounding question that Avengers: Infinity War fans are asking as the new trailer and poster for the Marvel Studios film takes the internet by storm. Why is Hawkeye — a founding member of the Avengers and a fellow fugitive on the run with Captain America and Black Widow — nowhere to be […]

Jet Skis and Shootouts: The Waterlogged Action Cinema of the ’90s

If you asked me to describe my memory of ‘90s action movies in a single image, it would be this: our hero, wading through thigh-deep water, firing an endless barrage of bullets at whatever bad guy or monster happens to be offscreen. In my nostalgia-addled brain, it seems like every movie from that decade featured […]

Interview: Chris Evans & Scarlett Johansson Talk ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Continuing our interviews from the set of Avengers: Infinity War, today we present our roundtable with Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America) and Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow). We talk to them about their roles in the Avengers team following Civil War, their relationship with each other, Steve’s relationship with Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), their feelings […]

How Steven Spielberg Filmed the ‘Ready Player One’ Oasis Scenes

In Ready Player One, much of the action takes place inside a virtual universe called the Oasis – a vast collection of digital planets where people can be whoever they want to be and basically do whatever they want. We know director Steven Spielberg put his actors in performance capture suits to film those sequences, […]

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Breakdown: Perfectly Balanced, As All Things Should Be

The brand new Avengers: Infinity War trailer debuted this morning, and it features a plethora of new footage of Earth’s mightiest heroes and the galaxy’s fiercest guardians coming face-to-face with their greatest threat yet: the Mad Titan known as Thanos (Josh Brolin). The new trailer gives us a better vibe for how the action plays […]