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First Trailer for ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ Puts Keanu Reeves Back in Action

John Wick is back, and for the first time he’ll be doing his business during the summer movie slate. Ahead of a May release, the first trailer has now debuted for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. Once again directed by Chad Stahelski, the story follows Keanu Reeves’ character on the run after the cliffhanger […]

‘High Flying Bird’ Trailer: André Holland Navigates the NBA in Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone-Shot Drama

Following up his iPhone-shot psychological thriller Unsane, Steven Soderbergh is back with not one but two highly-anticipated films this year, both for Netflix, and each couldn’t be more different. First up, High Flying Bird will debut next month and is another iPhone-shot effort, following André Holland in the world of an NBA sports agent. Then this […]

SXSW 2019 Lineup Includes New Films from Harmony Korine, Chris Morris, Riley Stearns & More

Following the news they would open with the world premiere of Jordan Peele’s Us, the 2019 South by Southwest by Southwest Film Festival have announced their features and episodic premieres lineup. Among the slate is a handful of our most-anticipated films of the year, including Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum, Chris Morris’s Four Lions follow-up The […]

Review: ‘Glass’ Delights and Disappoints in Equal Measure

Almost three years ago, M. Night Shyamalan—famous and infamous for his twist endings—pulled the greatest cinematic reveal yet in his career. At the end of Split, the story of three girls kidnapped by a man with Dissociative Identity Disorder, it is unveiled that not only is that man capable of supernatural feats, but that the whole […]

‘High Life’ Trailer: Claire Denis Puts Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche in Orbit

After helping the best film of 2018 reach a larger audience, A24 will hopefully be doing the same when it comes to Claire Denis’ erotic, frightening, beautiful, and strange sci-fi odyssey High Life. An unclassifiable, riveting journey into the depths of the unknown (both as it pertains to space and human desires), they’ve now released the first […]

Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray Reteam for A24 & Apple’s First Film Collaboration ‘On the Rocks’

Late last year, A24 and Apple confirmed rumors that they would be teaming together for multiple original films exclusive to the tech giant’s forthcoming streaming service. They’ve now announced the first film in the lineup and it’s a mightily enticing one. Sofia Coppola is set to reteam with her Lost in Translation star Bill Murray […]

Watch: One-Hour Roundtable with Alfonso Cuarón, Spike Lee, Yorgos Lanthimos, Marielle Heller, Ryan Coogler & Bradley Cooper

As awards season continues, the first full video from The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtables has made its way online. This year’s directors conversation features Ryan Coogler (Black Panther), Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite), Alfonso Cuarón (Roma), Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), and Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) as they each discuss […]

The Film Stage Show Ep. 327 – Top Tens of 2018

Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of The Film Stage Show! Today, Michael Snydel, Bill Graham, and I count down our respective top tens of 2018 and more in our year-end wrap-up. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream. We are also now on Spotify and Stitcher! Enter our giveaways, get access to our private […]

Christopher McQuarrie Accepts Back-to-Back ‘Mission: Impossible’ Sequels

It’s rare for a blockbuster to make our top 50 films of any given year, but the fact that Mission: Impossible – Fallout not only ranked, but made the top 5 of 2018 is a testament to just how expertly the thrills–and all the moments in between–were conceived, courtesy of director Christopher McQuarrie. The director is now […]

‘Paddleton’ Trailer: Ray Romano and Mark Duplass Form a Neighborly Bond in Sundance Dramedy

The small subgenre of films that may be mistaken for taking place in the Paddington cinematic universe will expand this year. Paddleton, which unfortunately (sight unseen) has no correlation with everyone’s favorite bear, instead stars Ray Romano and Mark Duplass and will premiere at Sundance Film Festival this month. Directed by Alex Lehmann, who last […]