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The Last Temptation of Skywalker: The “Blasphemy” of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Illuminates a Martin Scorsese Masterpiece

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars, a series where we explore the films that inspired or help us better understand George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition: The Last Temptation of Christ.) Roger Ebert famously called movies machines of empathy. He said that you can watch a film and walk in the shoes […]

‘Overlord’ Trailer: Nazis Meet Zombies in J.J. Abrams-Produced World War II Movie

Bad Robot dives into historical horror with Overlord, the World War II zombie movie that is probably not a secret Cloverfield sequel. Touted as the company’s first R-rated film, Overlord is directed by Julius Avery and produced by J.J. Abrams. Though it’s been shrouded in mystery for the past few months, Abrams’ famous mystery box finally opens with the first […]

Cool Stuff: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Drive’ Get Some Stunning Mondo Posters

Mondo has plenty of new items coming to both their online store and their booth at San Diego Comic-Con, and we’re doing our best to keep up with all of them. You’ve already heard about the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World items that are arriving later this week, not to mention some other remarkable prints […]

The Morning Watch: ‘Skyscraper’ Scene Breakdown, ‘Hocus Pocus’ Retrospective & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, director Rawson Marshall Thurber breaks down a sequence […]

/Filmcast Ep. 476 – Skyscraper

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Moviepass’s surge pricing, try to figure out what’s up with Three Identical Strangers, and get ambivalent about Who Is America. Be sure to read Aja Romano’s review of Who Is America, Jen Chaney’s review of Who Is America, Kristen Lopez’s piece on disability in Skyscraper, and Katy Sullivan’s perspective on […]

Superhero Bits: ‘Aquaman’ Poster Becomes a Meme, Life-Size LEGO Thanos, ‘Marvel Rising’ Trailer & More

How many bricks does it take to build a life-size LEGO version of Thanos? Who will play Elasti-Woman in the Titans and Doom Patrol shows on the DC Universe streaming service? Wanna see the first trailer for the animated Marvel Rising: Initiation? How are fans playing with the new Aquaman teaser poster online, and why […]

Daily Podcast: The Making of ‘Die Hard’, and How It Impacted a Generation of Filmmakers

On the July 17, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson presents a special episode of the podcast looking back on the making of John McTiernan‘s 1988 classic Die Hard, featuring snippets of interviews with people who made it and filmmakers who were inspired by it. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on […]

‘Who is America?’: Episode 2 Teaser, Premiere Ratings, Clips, and a Viral Website

Comedian and professional provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen‘s comedy series Who is America? penetrated the pop culture zeitgeist with its surprise premiere this past weekend. But the numbers are in, and it turns out the ratings are smaller than expected. Find out how many people actually tuned in, see some clips from the premiere, a teaser for the […]

Stanley Kubrick’s Lost Screenplay ‘Burning Secret’ Found More Than 60 Years After It Was Written

In 1956, Stanley Kubrick, widely hailed as one of the greatest directors of all time, co-wrote a screenplay for a film called Burning Secret, an adaptation of a novella by Stefan Zweig. That script was thought to be lost forever. But now, more than 60 years later, it’s suddenly been located by a Kubrick expert and […]

Star Wars Bits: Mark Hamill On Whether He Wants Luke to Return, Gary Whitta on ‘Rogue One’ Inspiration, and Ahmed Best Thanks Fans

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Mark Hamill opens up about his potential return in Episode IX The strange inspiration behind the Death Star in Rogue One An interview with Solo’s brand new Wookiee A life-size BB-8 can soon be yours And much, much more… Ideas sometimes come from the unlikeliest of places. You […]