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‘The Assassination Of Gianni Versace’ NSFW Trailer: Murder Makes You Famous

Ryan Murphy is back, following up his acclaimed “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” with another, less known tale of ’90s celebrity murder. So, here comes “The Assassination Of Gianna Versace: American Crime Story,” where fashion, celebrity and murder make for another deadly mix. While the cast boasts heavyweights Penelope Cruz and Edgar […]

‘Creed 2’ Confirmed To Involve Ivan Drago Jr.

All last year, Sylvester Stallone was enthusiastically teasing that “Creed 2” would be connected to “Rocky IV“ and would feature Ivan Drago. Indeed, the sequel will push forward the story of Adonis, but continue to look at the franchise’s past. Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu has been cast as Ivan Drago Jr., and yep, he’ll be […]

‘Rust’ Trailer: Worlds Crumble When An Intimate Video Leaks [Sundance Exclusive]

While the Sundance Film Festival is becoming known as the place where the next awards season favorites are found, it’s also a terrific platform for world cinema. Some of our favorite foreign film have been discovered in Park City, and the Brazilian picture “Rust” looks like one that can’t be missed this year at Sundance. […]

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’ Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Battles The Bottle

We’re just two days away from the launch of the Sundance Film Festival, and with each passing year it’s becoming an increasingly important venue for Oscar movies. The last two years alone have seen “Call Me By Your Name” and “Manchester By The Sea” emerge as major players, and this year that title could belong […]

Gorgeous Music Video For Matthew Herbert’s “Titles” From ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Soundtrack [Exclusive]

Sebastián Lelio‘s “A Fantastic Woman” spent almost the entirety of last year turning heads. Debuting at the Berlin International Film Festival where it took home three prizes, and traveling the festival circuit from there, praise has rightly been showered on the movie’s lead star Daniela Vega, and the filmmaker, who adds another gem to his […]

Todd McFarlane Says ‘Spawn’ Will Be More R-Rated Than “PG-13 Formula” ‘Deadpool’

Todd McFarlane has certainly shown he knows how to talk up his directorial debut, “Spawn,” before a frame has even been shot. The comic creator has been eager to finally realize his own vision of his character on the big screen, and he’s been going on and on about how it’s gonna be soooooo R-rated. […]

‘Love, Simon’ Trailer: Find Yourself & Fall In Love

The teenage coming-of-age/discovering yourself/love story genre is overflowing with entries, but few of them deal with what it’s like being gay in high school. That changes with “Love, Simon” which takes on the big subject of accepting and owning your sexuality, all within the familiar teen movie tropes. Directed by Greg Berlanti, who knows this […]

Ana Lily Amirpour’s New Short Film ‘Yo! My Saint’ Gets Fashionable, Features Music By Karen O

Ana Lily Amirpour certainly knows her way around bold imagery and big canvases. “A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” and “The Bad Batch” maximize every inch of the frame, and her new short “Yo! My Saint” certainly doesn’t waste a moment. The ten-minute movie created for fashion house Kenzo falls somewhere between a music, […]

Gareth Edwards’ ‘Monsters’ Getting TV Series Treatment

Before he went to galaxy far, far away with “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” and before he roared with “Godzilla,” director Gareth Edwards earned Hollywood’s attention with “Monsters.” Made on a shoestring budget, the budding filmmaker impressed many not just with this moody storytelling, but creating all the special effects himself on a home […]

James Mangold’s Patty Hearst Biopic Starring Elle Fanning Canceled By Fox

Well, it was certainly promising. James Mangold (“Logan,” “Walk The Line“) taking on the Patty Hearst story with Elle Fanning in the lead role? Sign us up. Alas, the powers that be have given it the axe. Fox has canceled the biopic, which was set up at their Fox 2000 shingle. The project would’ve been […]