Tom Cruise Just Posted a Teaser for the New Mummy Movie

Tom Cruise is back with a big announcement, just in time to distract from Leah Remini's controversial new Scientology-expose series and the smarmy disappointment that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 1, 2016

Why Arrival Sets the Tone for the Next Four Years of Film

It now seems miraculous that Arrival—a star-studded studio release about process and patience in the face of the incomprehensible—exists at all. Big-budget "thinking…
Emily Yoshida / November 29, 2016

There’s a J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic on the Way

J.R.R. Tolkien fans who haven't gotten their cinematic fix from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films now have a biopic of the man himself to look forward…
Andy Cush / November 11, 2016

Doctor Strange Is Dull, Disorienting, and the Perfect Film for Election Week

Running through the Wikipedia for the original Marvel comic Doctor Strange, the same question occurred to me that does pretty much any time a new…
Emily Yoshida / November 8, 2016

Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek Will Play Freddie Mercury in Upcoming Biopic

Mr. Robot star Rami Malek will portray Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in a long-awaited biopic, Deadline reports. The film, which has been in development for…
Anna Gaca / November 5, 2016

The Climate Change Documentary Scored by Trent Reznor and Mogwai Is Now Streaming for Free

Before the Flood, the Leonardo-DiCaprio-starring documentary about climate change, is now streaming for free. It was produced in conjunction with National Geographic, and directed by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 31, 2016

Watch the Intense New Trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters in December. Today, you can watch the second trailer, featuring enough inspirational one-liners and beautiful battle sequences to…
Andy Cush / October 13, 2016

Elle N’est Pas Une Girl

I got into a conversation with a fellow critic after seeing Elle, the latest film from director Paul Verhoeven. She didn't like it…
Emily Yoshida / October 11, 2016

There’s a Simple Reason Why the Music in Modern Blockbuster Movies All Sounds the Same

At the beginning of the below video by Every Frame a Painting, an interviewer asks people to sing music from various hit films. Star Wars?
Andy Cush / September 13, 2016

Common Joins the Cast of DC Comics’ ‘Suicide Squad’ Movie

Common, fresh off of his Oscar-winning contribution to the Glory soundtrack, is headed to the big screen again to play a spandex-wearing supervillain. The rapper…
James Grebey / April 23, 2015

Harrowing ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Score to Get Vinyl Rebirth

The Rosemary's Baby soundtrack will soon be reborn. As Fact points out, Waxwork Records have announced plans to reissue the entire score to Roman Polanski's 1968 horror…
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

Dustin Hoffman’s Kid to Direct Strokes Guitarist in Movie About New York City’s Indie Rock Scene

New York City's music scene is about to get a new big-screen treatment. As Deadline reports (via Vulture), an in-the-works movie called Asthma "examines the consequences…
Marc Hogan / July 10, 2013

‘Looper’: Sci-Fi at Its Best

If you don't recognize the name Rian Johnson and haven't heard it kicked around in discussions of young directors to watch, that is all about…
Eric Alt / September 28, 2012

Batman’s Spectacular Finish: SPIN Reviews ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Apparently, director Christopher Nolan never got the memo that the third installment in a franchise is supposed to be the party killer. Spider-Man 3 and…
Eric Alt / July 19, 2012

The 20 Most Depressing Blockbusters of All Time

Just in time for the dystopic, dysfunctional 'The Dark Knight Rises,' a rundown of the biggest, grimmest hits ever to make you weep into your…
SPIN Staff / July 17, 2012
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