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‘The Last of Us’ Is A Barebones Immigration Fable [ND/NF Review]

Wordless and spiritual, the survival genre and the title are the only things that Ala Eddine Slim’s narrative feature debut shares with the other upcoming movie that people will probably get this confused with. An entry in the Venice International Film Critic’s Week and the winner of the Lion of the Future award for a […]

Colin Farrell Joining Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

I guess making movies with Yorgos Lanthimos and Sofia Coppola doesn’t keep the bills paid. It’s not as if Colin Farrell is immune to blockbusters (hello, “Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them“) but we always figured he had a least some discerning taste. Though, maybe he just wants to cross Tim Burton off his […]

Netflix Is Making 4 More Adam Sandler Movies

Netflix has long insisted that Adam Sandler is very good business for them, and it’s clear it’s just not PR spin. The streaming service has announced that they’ve inked Adam Sandler for four more movies, on top of their initial four-picture deal: yep, the math is simple, there will be eight Netflix movies starring Adam […]

Cut TIE Fighter Scene From ‘Rogue One’ Was Just Marketing, Gary Whitta Reveals Which Cameos He Didn’t Like

I know, I know — it’s a been a whole week of pulling apart every story thread that the team behind “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” didn’t go down. But let’s face it, the shot of the TIE fighter facing down Felicity Jones‘ Jyn Erso in the early trailers for the film has become […]

Go Rogue: 5 Directions Lucasfilm Could Take Their ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Offs Next

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is available digitally today and you’ve likely been inundated (sorry!) with hundreds of stories about the movie’s development, possible endings and beginnings that were eventually discarded and lots of “what if?” odds and ends. “Star Wars” culture at large is essentially doing a kind of post-mortem on the movie. […]

First Look: Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Chiwetel Ejiofor & More In ‘Love Actually’ Red Nose Day Sequel

“Love Actually” both a rom-com and holiday favorite for many, and for fans who have worn out their DVD, or are wondering what happened to their favorite characters in the years since, they’re about to find out. READ MORE: The Cast Of ‘Love Actually’ Is Back In Teaser For ‘Red Nose Day’ Sequel It’s Red […]

The 10 Best Films Of 1994

Continuing our two-week-long series exploring the best films of the 1990s, (here’s 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993), the year is now 1994 and the decade is no longer new. Indeed 1994 sees the start of one of the defining events of the 1990s when on June 13th the bodies of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson are found […]

New Trailer For Werner Herzog’s Epic ‘Queen Of The Desert’ Starring Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, And James Franco

With Werner Herzog directing Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and Robert Pattinson, in a sweeping period epic, you might understand why we were initially excited for “Queen Of The Desert.” But you might also understand why, over two years after its premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, we’re a bit less enthused. With weak […]

Dive Into A Sensational Murder Case In New Trailer For Documentary ‘Casting JonBenet’

JonBenét Ramsey was six years-old when she died in 1996, and over two decades later, the mystery surrounding her murder remains thick with conspiracy theories and speculation. CBS stirred the pot again last fall with the series “The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey,” and now comes “Casting JonBenet” which takes its own unique approach to the sensation […]

Damon Lindelof Says “Bingeing Is Bad,” Pens Hilarious Letter To Critics Asking Them Not To Spoil ‘The Leftovers’ Season 3

We’re in the age where content consumption has never seemed more voracious. A recent study showed that when The Youths sit down to binge, they’re averaging about six episodes in one go. For many, this is the future of watching narrative television, but for others, they see an erosion of tradition, and a rollback from […]