Movies

Donald Trump’s New Slogan is The Catchphrase of The Purge: Election Year

In a new Washington Post interview with Donald Trump that will make you want to tear your hair and heart out, the president-elect not only excavates…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 18, 2017

How Big Screen Sci-Fi and Horror Captured 2016’s Political Paranoia

There's a line in a climactic scene of The Invitation, Karyn Kusama's nightmarish dinner party horror-thriller, that may as well have been the tagline of…
Emily Yoshida / December 27, 2016

Here’s Your (Extremely Brief) First Look at Wes Anderson’s New Animated Film, Isle of Dogs

In a new video for the fundraising platform CrowdRise, Wes Anderson gives us the very first glimpse of Isle of Dogs, his new stop-motion animated film. You…
Andy Cush / December 21, 2016

Why Rogue One Gets the “Dark Reboot” Right

The Force Awakens may have been the last Star Wars movie a multiplex audience claps for. I saw Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on the…
Emily Yoshida / December 19, 2016

Jonny Greenwood to Perform His There Will Be Blood Score on UK Tour

Film nerds and Radiohead fans in the UK will have a rare chance to see Jonny Greenwood's dense orchestral score for There Will Be Blood performed live next…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2016

The Decline of Western Civilization, Paris Is Burning, Rushmore Added to National Film Registry

The National Film Registry, the Library of Congress archive of American films deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant," has just added 25 new movies, including several…
Andy Cush / December 14, 2016

A Four-Part Documentary About Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Is Coming to HBO Next Year

Dr. Dre and Interscope co-founder Jimmy Iovine have had a long and fruitful business partnership. In the '90s, Interscope provided funding and distribution to Death…
Andy Cush / December 9, 2016

Spider-Man: Homecoming Actually Looks Pretty Fun

Today, we have the first trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, the first Spidey film featuring Tom Holland as Peter Parker, which follows Holland's debut in Captain America: Civil War. If you're…
Andy Cush / December 9, 2016

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
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