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Sep 18, 2019

Interview: James Gray on Sending Brad Pitt to Space in ‘Ad Astra'


Note: This interview contains minor spoilers for the film — continue at your own risk, or read on with fresh eyes after seeing the movie for yourself!   James Gray brings family into every genre piece, whether it's his early crime films (We Own the Night, The Yards, Little Odessa), a love triangle (Two Lovers), or his two recent period films (The Immigrant, Lost City of Z). And I'm not talking the Fast & Furious sense of "family" being a word to...

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Sep 16, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Downton Abbey' Recap, the Real Science Behind ‘Ad Astra' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Franchise Recap of the Day The Downton Abbey movie arrives in theaters this weekend, and whether you've never seen the PBS TV series or you've forgotten what happened since it went off the air, you're going to need a refresher on the story before you go. Fortunately, Focus Features has created this recap video to explain or remind you:   Movie Science of the Day...

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Sep 16, 2019

Next 3 Strong Female-Driven Films: 'Downton Abbey,' 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,' 'Harriet'


Riding a wave of positive reviews and critical acclaim for stars Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers scored a major victory at the box office over the weekend. Audiences responded well to the real-life tale of clever female strip-club employees who decide to team up against their well-heeled male Wall Street clients. The success of the female-empowerment drama, directed by Lorene Scafaria, showed once again that audiences are hungry for more such stories. Here are three more strong...

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Sep 16, 2019

Sylvester Stallone Teaming with Robert Rodriguez on 'Cobra' Reboot; Is 'Tango & Cash' Next?


Sylvester Stallone knows what his fans want, and if they want him to bring back more of his most memorable characters… well, heck, he's open to just about anything. More Rocky? Sure. More Rambo? Yup, there's another Rambo film out this weekend! When you get beyond his Rocky and Rambo sequels, though, that's when it gets interesting. Fandango correspondent Nikki Novak recently sat down with Stallone to chat all things Rambo: Last Blood (in theaters September 20; get...

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Sep 15, 2019

2019 Toronto Film Festival: The Biggest and Most Exciting Awards Contenders


The 2019 Toronto International Film Festival has always been a terrific precursor to awards season, with many of the year's biggest Oscar contenders screening in the Canadian city before arriving in theaters. This year was no different; the festival slate was packed with the kinds of stories, performances and filmmaking sure to be among the very best of what hits theaters in 2019. From darkly unique comic book origin stories to immensely visceral racecar dramas to overwhelmingly beautiful...

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Sep 13, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: How Jennifer Lopez Trained for ‘Hustlers,' ‘The Goldfinch' Director Commentary and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Character Coach of the Day How did Jennifer Lopez learn all the pole dancing moves she displays in the new movie Hustlers? With help from Cirque du Soleil dancer Johanna Sapakie, Lopez became a master of the craft. Sapaki is the subject of this Insider video featuring footage of their work together:   Director Commentary of the Day John Crowley's The Goldfinch, based on the...

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Sep 13, 2019

The Week in Movie News: ‘Face/Off' Remake in the Works, First ‘Midway' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Face/Off remake in the works: Who will fill the shoes — er, faces — of Nicolas Cage and John Travolta's characters in a remake of their 1997 action sci-fi hit Face/Off? Deadline reported that Paramount has tapped screenwriter Oren Uziel (22 Jump Street) for a new version of the John Woo-helmed movie about an FBI agent and a terrorist who swap mugs.  ...

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Sep 13, 2019

Interview: Disney's ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' Director Joachim Rønning on Entering Maleficent's World


Michelle Pfeiffer and Joachim Ronning on the set of Disney's live-action MALEFICENT:  MISTRESS OF EVIL. The character of Maleficent is arguably Disney's most popular villain. The fascination with her began with her introduction in the animated classic Sleeping Beauty, when the dark fairy crashed a christening to curse the newborn Princess Aurora, then later transformed into a dragon to keep a prince from rescuing her from a death-like sleep. Since then, Maleficent's...

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Sep 12, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: The Complete History of Pennywise the Clown, a Special ‘Aladdin' Reunion and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Character in Close Up If you've seen It Chapter Two and want to know more about Pennywise and whether he lived on after the events of the new sequel, you're in luck, because there's more to the character to be found in the writing of Stephen King. Here's Zac Morris of CZsWorld with a guide to the dancing clown's complete history:   Talk Show Sketch of the...

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Sep 12, 2019

TIFF Interview: Roger Deakins Reflects on his Career, 'The Goldfinch,' and the WWI Script He Wrote in the '90s


Roger Deakins is one of the most acclaimed cinematographers in the history of cinema. He's one of the few cinematographers known outside of just cinephiles, having carved out his name alongside the Coen Brothers for every film of theirs from 1991 (Barton Fink) through 2010 (True Grit), including such classics as Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and No Country for Old Men. Recently, Deakins has jumped into massive canvas entries into the iconic franchises of Bond...

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Sep 09, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘It Chapter Two' Easter Eggs, the Sequel's Changes From Stephen King's Novel and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day It Chapter Two topped the box office over the weekend, playing to millions of moviegoers wanting to find out how The Losers Club defeats Pennywise the Clown for good. But not everyone is likely to have noted all the Easter eggs in the nearly three-hour sequel. Here's Zac Morris of CZsWorld to point out 71 things we missed:   Adaptation Analysis of the Day...

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Sep 09, 2019

Next 3 Major Movie Chapters: 'Terminator: Dark Fate,' 'Doctor Sleep,' 'The Invisible Man'


Described by author Stephen King as the conclusion of a story that began 27 years before, It Chapter Two follows a tight-knit group of friends, led by James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Bill Hader, who reunite to battle evil one last time. Known as Pennywise the Clown (Bill Skarsgård), this powerful force of evil must be vanquished to restore peace and order to the world. Now that It Chapter Two has arrived in theaters, it's time to consider what future chapters we can anticipate...

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Sep 06, 2019

The Week in Movie News: ‘Tomb Raider 2' in the Works, First ‘Bad Boys for Life' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Alicia Vikander to return as Lara Croft: Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander will be back in a Tomb Raider sequel, due in theaters in 2021. Deadline reported the news that cult favorite filmmaker Ben Wheatley (Free Fire) will direct the video game adaptation about adventuring archaeologist Lara Croft.    Halloween Kills to bring back Kyle Richards: Another actress...

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Sep 06, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘It Chapter Two' Director Commentary, How Stephen King Scares Us and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Director Commentary of the Day The highly anticipated It Chapter Two is now in theaters. For the New York Times, director Andy Muschietti shares a memorable moment from the horror sequel featuring James McAvoy revisiting the location where his brother was murdered. Watch a breakdown of the scene as the filmmaker comments in voiceover below.   Cosplay of the Day Spoiler alert: no,...

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Sep 05, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘It Chapter One' Recap, ‘The Farewell' Director Commentary and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Movie Recap of the Day Heading to see It Chapter Two this weekend but can't recall everything that happened in the first movie? If you don't have time to revisit the previous installment, Aaron Fraser-Nash can help. Here's his musical recap of It Chapter One as rapped by Billy and Pennywise the Clown:   Classic Movie Trailer of the Day While we're looking...

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Sep 05, 2019

2019 Toronto Film Festival: The Biggest Movies and Potential Breakout Hits


The fall movie season brings a host of new films to theaters with more variety in your moviegoing options than any other time of year. From big blockbusters to freaky horror movies to a flood of potential Oscar contenders, there's so much to choose from - and much of what's to come will first play in front of film festival audiences around the world. From Venice to Telluride to Toronto to New York, the fall season is also known as film festival season, and the Toronto...

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Sep 03, 2019

'IT Chapter Two' Is The Most Anticipated Fall Movie, According to Fandango Fans


We love to be scared by movies, especially when we're surrounded by friends and family members in a packed theater. Maybe that's why It Chapter Two, opening in theaters everywhere on Friday, has been chosen as the most-anticipated movie that people want to watch on the big screen this Fall, according to a nationwide Fandango survey of more than 1,000 film fans. Right now, It Chapter Two is outselling all other horror movies in presales at the same point in the Fandango sales cycle....

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Sep 03, 2019

Watch 'It Chapter Two' Featurette: It Ends


James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Bill Hader lead a group of longtime friends who reunite to battle evil in It Chapter Two. A powerful supernatural force takes the form of a clown known as Pennywise so that it can prey upon hapless children. Now, however, the evil entity must wage war against adults who are determined to vanquish it forever. In a new featurette, author Stephen King explains that It Chapter Two should be considered "the second half of one unified story," rather...

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Sep 02, 2019

QUIZ: How Would IT Appear to You?


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Sep 02, 2019

Next 3 Early Awards Contenders: 'Ad Astra,' 'Lucy in the Sky,' 'Ford v. Ferrari'


This weekend, Don't Let Go concludes Hollywood's summer movie season. The thriller stars David Oyelowo as a desperate police detective who works with his beloved niece (Storm Reid) to solve a murder before it happens. Perhaps needless to say, that last bit involves a supernatural twist that must be seen to be believed. Now our attention turns to the fall movie season, which is typically filled with award-worthy titles, as well as top-flight blockbusters. Here are three that are early...

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Sep 02, 2019

Watch 'It Chapter Two' Featurette: Pop Goes the Loser


Years after surviving a terrifying experience in a small town, childhood friends have reunited as adults to battle the evil force that has shaped their entire lives and threatens their immediate future. In It Chapter Two, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, Andy Bean and James Ransone are plunged into unspeakable horror as they once again confront evil in the form of Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård), who emerges out of their worst nightmares wielding monstrous,...

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Aug 30, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘The Lion King' Was Animated, What If Tom Cruise Played Iron Man and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   VFX Breakdown of the Day Disney's reimagining of The Lion King is an animated feature made to look live-action. How'd they get the animals and their surrounding to look so real? This video from Insider showcases visual effects supervisor Elliot Newman of MPC Film as he discusses the magic behind the making of the new movie:   Training Session of the Day Keanu Reeves...

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Aug 30, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Kit Harrington Joins Marvel's The Eternals, First Full ‘Terminator: Dark Fate' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Kit Harrington joined Marvel's The Eternals: Game of Thrones star Kit Harrington is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe alongside his TV brother Richard Madden plus Angelina Jolie in The Eternals. Harrington will play the comic book character Dane Whitman, a.k.a. Black Knight. Learn more about that and other Disney and Marvel movie news from the 2019 D23 Expo here.   Taika...

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Aug 29, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home' Should Have Ended, New ‘Aladdin' Musical Number and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Alternate Endings of the Day Spider-Man: Far From Home is back on more movie screens this weekend with an extended cut release. Presumably the story still plays out the same, despite all the ways it could have gone differently. To show how the sequel might have ended instead, here's a funny animated video spoofing some of its plot holes.   Alternate Casting of the Day The...

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Aug 29, 2019

Director Andy Muschietti Describes ‘The Flash' as a "Beautiful Human Story"


All eyes are currently on IT Chapter Two as it gets ready to kick off the fall movie season in a big way at the box office. The film officially hits theaters on September 6 (snag your tickets right here at Fandango), and early buzz is already very strong. The success of the two IT movies has now offered director Andy Muschietti options as to what he works on next, and the filmmaker has now confirmed to Fandango that he will direct a DC movie based on the Flash, starring Ezra Miller, who will...

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Aug 29, 2019

Watch Exclusive 'Hustlers' Clip: Ramona Shows Destiny Moves


Inspired by a true story, Hustlers follows Destiny (Constance Wu) as she becomes a dancer at a strip club whose clients consist largely of wealthy Wall Street workers. Overlooked as individuals, the women decide to band together and strike back at the men who have long undervalued their abilities. Our exclusive clip offers an inside look at how the women craft their talents. Newcomer Destiny raptly pays attention as the experienced Ramona (Jennifer Lopez) shows her a few graceful moves on...

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Aug 26, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Angel Has Fallen' Star Gerard Butler Talks His Most Iconic Roles, the Choreography of ‘Good Boys' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Actor in the Spotlight Angel Has Fallen topped the box office over the weekend as it continued the Fallen franchise into its third installment. To help promote the new sequel, here's star Gerard Butler in a GQ video breaking down his movie career and discussing his most iconic roles, including those in 300 and the Fallen trilogy:   Rehearsal Video of the Day One of the...

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Aug 26, 2019

Next 3 Major Action Thrillers: 'Rambo: Last Blood,' 'Joker,' 'Gemini Man'


Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) comes under suspicion for an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) in Angel Has Fallen. Anyone who's seen Banning's heroic actions in the past knows that he can't possibly be guilty, but still, he must go on the run to clear his name in the new thriller. Now that Angel Has Fallen has launched into theaters, action-movie fans are left wondering: what next? Here are three upcoming major action...

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Aug 25, 2019

All of the Biggest Movie News From D23 2019


Check out all the new trailers and art that dropped during D23 2019. Don't forget to sign up for Fan Alerts so you can find out the moment tickets go on sale! Disney already had a momentous presentation at this summer's Comic-Con, where the studio announced many upcoming Marvel movies including new Doctor Strange and Thor sequels. The Mouse House had even more to share this season, though, at their very own fan convention, D23. The event, which was held in Anaheim over the...

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Aug 23, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon' Director Commentary, Spotlight on ‘Ready or Not' Star Andie MacDowell and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Director Commentary of the Day The Sundance Film Festival hit Brittany Runs a Marathon opens in theaters this weekend. For the New York Times, writer/director Paul Downs Colaizzo shares some memorable moments from the Jillian Bell-led indie comedy, breaking the scenes down through a voiceover commentary:   Actor in the Spotlight Andie MacDowell, who co-stars as the matriarch of a...

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Aug 23, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Keanu Reeves to Star in ‘The Matrix 4,' First ‘Rambo: Last Blood' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS The Matrix 4 was officially announced: After years of reboot and sequel rumors, Warner Bros. revealed they're making a fourth Matrix movie, for which Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will return. Lana Wachowski will co-write and direct the installment, according to Variety.   The next James Bond movie got a title: When you're a franchise as old as the 007...

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Aug 22, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘The Farewell' Script Breakdown, Creating the Wedding Dress for ‘Ready or Not' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Screenwriting Lesson of the Day The Farewell is one of the most acclaimed movies in theaters right now, and much of the praise is for the script by writer/director Lulu Wang. In this video for Vanity Fair, the filmmaker breaks down one particular scene in her screenplay, sharing differences between drafts and the version she wrote in Chinese:   Movie Craft Person of the Day Horror...

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Aug 19, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Angel Has Fallen' Franchise Recap, Spotlight on Brad Pitt Eating in Movies and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Movie Franchise Recap of the Day This week sees the theatrical release of Angel Has Fallen, the third installment of the Gerard Butler-led series of movies that began with Olympus Has Fallen and continued with London Has Fallen. Need a refresher on what has happened in the series so far? Here's a plot recap from Roadshow Films:   Actor in the Spotlight Have you ever noticed...

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Aug 19, 2019

Next 3 R-rated Comedies: 'Ready or Not,' 'Brittany Runs a Marathon,' 'Zombieland: Double Tap'


Jacob Tremblay, Brady Noon and Keith L. Williams star as Good Boys on the brink of adolescence. They yearn to be able to fit in at an upcoming "kissing party," but that proves to be far more challenging -- and far more uproariously funny -- than they could have anticipated. Audiences have responded warmly to the R-rated comedy. Naturally, that makes us wonder what further R-rated hijinks may be coming to theaters. Here are three that look like they will tickle our fancy.  ...

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Aug 19, 2019

Watch Exclusive 'Aladdin' Featurette: New Flavors of Genie


Disney's all-new Aladdin has become a smash hit in theaters worldwide. Will Smith stars as Genie, a most unexpected blue entity with great magical powers. Genie befriends charming street rat Aladdin (Mena Massoud), even as the young man falls in love with the courageous Jasmine (Naomi Scott). The sparkling adventure is filled with action, humor, romance, songs and thrills. In our exclusive featurette, we go behind the scenes during the making of the movie. Will Smith says: "It was...

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Aug 16, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Hobbs & Shaw' Easter Eggs, How to Train Dogs for the Movies and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw stands on its own pretty well, but any spin-off feature is going to have a lot of connections to its source series, even if some of them aren't so obvious. Here's Screen Rant with a look at all the Easter eggs in the action blockbuster that you might have missed:     Crew Member of the...

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Aug 16, 2019

The Week in Movie News: ‘Aladdin' Sequel in the Works, First ‘Little Women' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Disney confirmed Aladdin 2: Disney is in early stages of developing a sequel to this year's hit live-action reimagining of Aladdin. Producer Dan Lin told SyFy Wire it won't be an adaptation of The Return of Jafar but the best possible story for the characters is currently being worked out.   Searching sequel announced: Another movie announced for a follow-up...

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Aug 15, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: Richard Linklater Discusses His Career, ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home' in Lego and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Filmmaker in Focus Richard Linklater's latest movie, Where'd You Go, Bernadette?, opens in theaters this weekend. For the occasion, the filmmaker teams up with Vanity Fair to break down his whole career, from his debut short film, Woodshock, through Dazed and Confused, the Before trilogy and his award-winning Boyhood:   Recast Movies of the Day Leonardo DiCaprio and...

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Aug 14, 2019

Exclusive 'Ready Or Not' Featurette: Storytime With Samara


Samara Weaving stars in the horror comedy Ready Or Not as a young woman who is fully prepared to enter into a lifelong relationship with her beloved mate (Mark O'Brien). One problem: his wealthy relatives have a twisted little game that they insist she play before officially joining the family. Another problem: the game's anticipated survival rate is absolutely zero! Heading behind the scenes, Samara Weaving wittily sets up the premise. As new bride Grace, she meets her new...

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Aug 12, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' Easter Eggs, Characters Margot Robbie Almost Played and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is performing better than expected at the box office, and much of the audience seems to be nostalgic fans. Whether you are one of those diehard readers or a newcomer to the property, here's Zac Morris of CZsWorld with a guide to the movie's Easter eggs tied to the books:   Cosplay of the Day Disney's new...

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Aug 12, 2019

Next 3 Major Horror Movies: 'It Chapter Two,' 'Doctor Sleep,' 'Black Christmas'


Based on Alvin Schwartz's popular series, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark follows a group of young people in a small town who must face their fears and solve a deadly mystery. Produced by Guillermo del Toro and directed by Andre Øvredal, the fright flick has met with wildly enthusiastic response and enjoyed good returns at the box office over the weekend. While Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is designed especially for younger audiences, what can adults anticipate by way of...

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Aug 09, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Andy Serkis Directing ‘Venom 2,' James Earl Jones Returns for ‘Coming 2 America' and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Andy Serkis to direct Venom 2: He's played a villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, now Andy Serkis will direct the next installment of Sony's Marvel-based antihero franchise, Venom 2. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that hire, while Yahoo! got the scoop that Michelle Williams is returning for the sequel and is hoping for more She-Venom action.   Gemma...

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Aug 09, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' VFX Breakdown, the ‘Good Boys' Kids Try to See Their Movie and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   VFX Breakdown of the Day The long-awaited movie based on the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books is now in theaters with some incredible practical and digital creature effects. Insider showcases the team at Spectral Motion in this break down of how they brought the imagery of the illustrations to life for the screen:   Easter Eggs of the Day Fans of the books and their original...

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Aug 09, 2019

Exclusive 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' Featurette: How a Skeleton Comes to Life


The stuff of horrifying nightmares, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark explores the terrible secrets that are contained in a book discovered by a group of teenagers. The film's literary source material features a raft of memorable creatures that loomed darkly in the unwary memory banks of young readers, so the creators of the big-screen adaptation faced a huge challenge. In our exclusive featurette, producer Guillermo del Toro explains how the filmmakers approached the daunting task of...

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Aug 08, 2019

Watch Exclusive '47 Meters Down: Uncaged' Clip: Trapped


Sisterhood was put to the test in 47 Meters Down as Claire Holt and Mandy Moore struggled to survive in shark-infested waters, trapped by a cage that was intended to protect them. The all-new thriller 47 Meters Down: Uncaged follows four young women on vacation (Sophie Nélisse, Corinne Foxx, Brianne Tju, Sistine Rose Stallone) who decide to explore a legendary underwater cavern, only to discover that they are not alone. In our exclusive clip, the women find themselves trapped in the...

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Aug 05, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: Movies That Almost Starred Dwayne Johnson, Alternate ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home' Ending and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Alternate Casting of the Day The release of Hobbs & Shaw reminds us that Dwayne Johnson has helped save a number of movie franchises, including Fast & Furious. Which ones did he not join and what roles did he not wind up in? IMDb looks at the movies that could have starred the wrestler-turned-actor, including Jack Reacher and Transformers:   Fan Art of the Day One of the...

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Aug 05, 2019

Exclusive 'The Angry Birds Movie 2' Clip: Super Secret Meeting


Passionate outsider Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) became much less angry after teaming up with speedy Chuck and the even more angry Bomb to protect their island of happy, flightless birds from a gang of mysterious green pigs, led by the bearded Leonard (voiced by Bill Hader). In the all-new family adventure The Angry Birds Movie 2, a new threat emerges that imperils both the birds and the pigs, prompting them to work together to save their beloved islands. Our exclusive clip provides a peek...

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Aug 05, 2019

Next 3 Dwayne Johnson Movies: 'Jumanji: The Next Level,' 'Jungle Cruise,' 'Black Adam'


Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) team up against a common foe, the evil Brixton (Idris Elba), in the pumped-up action adventure Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. The raw and reckless titular characters, a former law-enforcement officer and a lifelong criminal, respectively, have broken out brilliantly in previous entries of the action series and are now showcased to entertaining effect by director David Leitch (Deadpool 2; pictured above with Johnson) in...

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Aug 02, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Guillermo del Toro Casts Cate Blanchett for Next Project, First ‘1917' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Cate Blanchett to star in Nightmare Alley: Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is finally preparing his follow-up to The Shape of Water, a remake of the 1947 film noir Nightmare Alley, and according to Variety, he's looking to cast Cate Blanchett in a lead role opposite Bradley Cooper.   Luca Guadagnino to direct new Lord of the Flies: Italian filmmaker...

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Aug 02, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Hobbs & Shaw' Director Commentary, Tommy Wiseau Joins the Avengers and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Director Commentary of the Day How do you set up characters in a spinoff who are familiar to many but maybe not all viewers? For the New York Times, director David Leitch breaks down the split-screen montage at the beginning of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Watch the video with his commentary here:   Cosplay of the Day Do people cosplay as Fast & Furious...

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Aug 01, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Fast & Furious' Franchise Recap, 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Director and Actor Commentary and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Movie Franchise Recap of the Day This weekend sees the release of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, a spin-off of the Fast & Furious series of movies featuring the titular characters played by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Need a refresher on who they are and what's happened so far in the franchise? Screen Junkies can help:     Movie Comparison of...

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Aug 01, 2019

'It Chapter Two' Tickets Now on Sale: Watch Exclusive Featurette


Tickets for It Chapter Two are now on sale! Threatening to jangle the nerves of everyone who has ever been seized by the frightening power of fear, It Chapter Two finds the Losers Club all grown up, as embodied by Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, James Ransone, Jay Ryan, Isiah Mustafa and Andy Bean. Some 27 years after they first encountered a terrifying figure of pure evil, known as Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård), they have settled into adulthood with varying degrees of...

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Jul 31, 2019

Watch Exclusive 'Blinded By the Light' Featurette: The Dream


Tapping into the desires, desperation and drive that are commonly felt yet rarely expressed by everyday people, Bruce Springsteen's music and lyrics have been universally acclaimed for decades now, but it wasn't always that way. In Blinded By the Light, young Javed (Viveik Kalra) finds that living in 1987 England is incredibly challenging; he must deal with people who are unwelcoming to Pakistanis such as himself, and even his working-class father expresses an intolerant attitude about...

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Jul 30, 2019

Debut: See 'The Addams Family' Character Posters


Set to brighten movie screens in October, The Addams Family is the newest version of a cheery, if morbid, domestic unit created by cartoonist Charles Addams in the darkest days of the U.S. economic depression. A set of new character posters teases the fun to come. Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron will star as Gomez and Morticia Addams in the animated comedy. Their daughter Wednesday will be played by Chloe Grace Moretz and Finn Wolfhard will portray older brother Pugsley. Nick Kroll also...

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Jul 29, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Easter Eggs, Quentin Tarantino Filmmaking Tips and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day As with any Quentin Tarantino movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is full of nods to other movies and TV shows as well as signature fake brands. Did you catch them all while watching the new release over the weekend? Here's a video from Insider spotlighting all the Easter eggs they found:     Filmmaking Lesson of the Day Once Upon a Time in...

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Jul 29, 2019

Interview: Caleb Deschanel on 'The Lion King' and Its Visuals


"I remember reading about Brad Bird when he was directing," remembered Caleb Deschanel, from the set of Disney's photorealistic remake of The Lion King during filming, back in December 2017. "[Bird] had directed a lot of animation, obviously. Then when he was directing live action, he got very frustrated because he couldn't do all these sort of crazy things.  And we're going in the opposite direction: taking the tools of normal filmmaking and bringing them...

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Jul 29, 2019

Next 3 Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt Movies: 'Ad Astra,' 'Killers of the Flower Moon,' Then Maybe 'Babylon'


Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt lead the cast of Quentin Tarantino's ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Set in 1969, the entertaining story follows a TV star turned struggling actor Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) and his former stunt double turned personal assistant Cliff Booth (Pitt). They encounter a host of Hollywood types, including rising star Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie), but their relatively breezy trials and tribulations are transformed by a growing unease after meeting Charles Manson...

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Jul 26, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Marvel Reveals Phase Four Slate and ‘Blade,' ‘Halloween' Sequels Announced and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Marvel announced MCU Phase Four titles: At Comic-Con, Marvel Studios revealed the outline for the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which kicks off next year with Black Widow and The Eternals. Newly announced movies include a horror-tinged Doctor Strange sequel and a Thor movie starring Natalie Portman as a new incarnation of the Avengers character.    ...

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Jul 26, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: Quentin Tarantino's Style, Keanu Reeves in ‘Scarface,' a More Faithful ‘Lion King' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Filmmaker in Focus Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opens this weekend, and while the filmmaker has made fewer than 10 features, there's no mistaking one of his movies thanks to his signature style. This video from StudioBinder breaks down Tarantino's directorial trademarks to show how he keeps audiences hooked:   Supercut of the Day Want another...

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Jul 25, 2019

'The Art of Racing in the Rain' Tickets Now on Sale: Watch Exclusive Clip


A man and his dog develop a special bond in The Art of Racing in the Rain, which is reason enough for animal-lovers to see the lighthearted drama on the big screen. Yet this is not an ordinary story: the man is race car driver Denny Swift (Milo Ventimiglia) and the dog is Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner), who yearns to be a race car driver himself. Denny Swift enjoys a happy life as a professional driver that gets even better when he marries Eve (Amanda Seyfried) and they have a young...

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Jul 23, 2019

Know Before You Go: 'Downton Abbey'


A series that became a phenomenon, Downton Abbey followed the lives of the privileged Crawley family in England during the early years of the 20th century. Equally important, the show also dramatized the lives of those who worked for the family in the household and on the grounds of a sprawling and gorgeous country estate. As a capstone to the immensely popular series, original creator Julian Fellowes, who won an Academy Award for writing Gosford Park, has written a film version, also titled...

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Jul 23, 2019

Next 3 Disney Family Features: 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,' 'Frozen II,' 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'


Disney's all-new, live-action adventure The Lion King unleashed a mighty roar at the box office over the weekend. Behind the impressive figures, however, director Jon Favreau and his fabulous cast showed that a hunger remains among audiences for films that can be watched with the entire family. While it's true that Disney has expanded its production slate to include films that appeal to older audiences as well, the company continues to produce exciting adventures that welcome...

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Jul 22, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: What Makes ‘The Lion King' So Popular, ‘Avatar' Yields to ‘Avenger: Endgame' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Video Essay of the Day Disney's remake of The Lion King broke box office records over the weekend, meaning the two versions of the movie are among the highest-grossing animated movies of all time. Why is it so appealing? This video essay from The Take argues that it's the darker side of The Lion King that makes it so successful:   Director Commentary of the Day Jon...

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Jul 22, 2019

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Top 13 Locations


The title of Quentin Tarantino's ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, suggests that a certain nostalgic place and a historic time will be explored. As in Tarantino's eight previous films, however, we have no doubt that the story will take us places we never expected to see. Tarantino taps into a remarkable period of time when Los Angeles was, yes, home to many screen professionals, but also served as a thriving hotbed for a growing counterculture of rebels, rabble-rousers and...

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Jul 21, 2019

2019 San Diego Comic Con Movie Trailers


  Check out all the new movie trailers that dropped during 2019 San Diego Comic Con, and sign up for Fan Alerts so you can find out the moment tickets go on sale. IT CHAPTER TWO (in theaters September 6) Sign up for a FanAlert here   Additionally, watch our exclusive interview with the cast of It Chapter Two   21 BRIDGES (in theaters September 27) Sign up for a Fan Alert here   TERMINATOR: DARK FATE (in theaters...

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Jul 19, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Taika Waititi to Direct ‘Thor 4,' First ‘Top Gun: Maverick' Trailer and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Taika Waititi will return to direct Thor 4: Given the success and popularity of Thor: Ragnarok, it's not surprising that director Taika Waititi has been tapped to also helm the next Thor movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This makes the Asgardian thunder god the first Avenger to get four solo installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.    Greta...

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Jul 19, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘The Lion King' Should Have Ended, How It Would End in Real Life and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Alternate Endings of the Day Disney's live-action-style reimagining of The Lion King is now in theaters, and it mostly hews close to the plot of the studio's 1994 animated classic. If that's the case, then this humorous cartoon showing how the original should have ended should apply to the new version as well:   Fan Theory of the Day Speaking of alternate...

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Jul 19, 2019

Exclusive: 'It Chapter Two' Director Andy Muschietti Breaks Down The New Trailer


It may be one of the most anticipated horror sequels ever, and you won't have to wait much longer to see it. It Chapter Two hits theaters on September 6 (sign up for a FanAlert to learn when tickets will go on sale), and it will bring with it a wildly freaky conclusion to a two-part horror epic that's already smashed box office records (the first It is currently the highest grossing horror movie of all time). This week, the film debuted a brand-new trailer at San Diego Comic Con,...

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Jul 19, 2019

'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' Tickets Now on Sale: Watch Exclusive Clip


Arrows zip through the air as Dora and her friends discover that the jungle can be a very dangerous place to visit. In Dora and the Lost City of Gold, the brave, intrepid Dora (Isabela Moner) has ventured into the wild in search of her missing parents (Michael Peña and Eva Longoria), who told her about the mystery of a lost city of gold. Accompanied by new friends, her trusty monkey Boots and an explorer named Alejandro Gutierrez (Eugenio Derbez), Dora soon finds herself forced to...

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Jul 18, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: Beyoncé's ‘Lion King' Music Video for "Spirit," How to Make a Marvel Movie and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Music Video of the Day Disney's new reimagining of The Lion King arrives in theaters this weekend with a brand new song co-written and performed by Beyoncé, who also voices the role of Nala. Here is a music video for the tune, titled "Spirit," which will also appear on a companion album from the megastar:    Cosplay of the Day Are fans wearing lion...

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Jul 17, 2019

Watch 'Hustlers' Trailer: Women Unite to Make Money


The first trailer for Hustlers starts with a fundamental question: Who gets rewarded in this country? Is it the people from humble backgrounds who work hard for years to provide for themselves and their families? Or is it the privileged men on Wall Street "who stole from everybody"? Inspired by a true story, the real-life drama spins a fascinating tale of a group of professional entertainers (i.e. strip club employees) who bore witness to the debauchery of their clients, especially...

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Jul 17, 2019

Roar Along With 'The Lion King' Activity Sheets


A magnificent family adventure beckons in Disney's all-new The Lion King. Young Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and looks forward to the day, sometime in the distant future, when he will assume his rightful place as ruler of the animal kingdom. An unexpected battle, though, forces Simba into immediate exile, where he must learn important life lessons without his beloved father. Thanks to newfound friends, however, he returns to Pride Rock with the purpose of regaining the crown that...

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Jul 17, 2019

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Schedule: The Biggest Movies, Trailers, Parties and More


Happy Comic-Con! It's that time of year when pop-culture fans from around the world descend upon San Diego, California for a few days of hardcore fandom. From TV to movies to comics to video games and everything in between, San Diego Comic-Con is still a major event for so many people, and while this year may feel light for movies, it will not be light when it comes to major announcements and stars in attendance. We collected a full list of the biggest movie-related panels at the...

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Jul 16, 2019

'Avengers: Endgame' Comes Home: Watch Exclusive Featurette


You can now pre-order Avengers: Endgame on FandangoNow right here, and you can own one of the biggest films of all-time beginning July 30. Long before he became known as Tony Stark, Robert Downey Jr. established himself as a distinguished actor and presence in Hollywood through a series of roles that may surprise those who only know him as Iron Man. (Yes, that's him in Weird Science, Back to School, Less Than Zero, Chaplin and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, among a number of other memorable...

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Jul 15, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: Alligator Experts Discuss ‘Crawl,' The Hidden Message of ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Experts of the Day Crawl is now in theaters and garnering terrific reviews. But how realistic is the new disaster horror movie? Two handlers from Florida made a video featuring their alligator friends to share their expertise about the misunderstood animals and where Hollywood appears to have gotten them wrong once again:   Movie Message of the Day Spider-Man: Far From Home topped...

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Jul 15, 2019

Five Reasons We Just Can't Wait to See 'The Lion King'


The Lion King is almost here! We're feeling serious love for the movie that many are saying is the event of the summer. Here are the top five reasons we can't wait to immerse ourselves in this epic new vision of life on the Pride Lands.   The Opening Number The iconic opening number was a showstopper in the animated film and the stage show. Elton John and Tim Rice's "Circle Of Life" - performerd here by Lindiwe Mkhize, with opening chant by...

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Jul 15, 2019

QUIZ: Which 'Lion King' Character Are You?


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Jul 12, 2019

The Week in Movie News: ‘Sherlock Holmes 3' Director Identified, ‘Look Who's Talking' Reboot in the Works and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Dexter Fletcher will direct Sherlock Holmes 3: Now that he's done playing Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. is ready to reprise his titular role in the Sherlock Holmes franchise. According to Variety, Dexter Fletcher, who helmed Rocketman and co-directed Bohemian Rhapsody, will direct the sequel.    Sony is remaking Look Who's Talking: Which big movie star will voice the...

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Jul 12, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Toy Story 4' VFX Breakdown, ‘Midsommar' Toys, Overthinking ‘The Lion King' and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   VFX Breakdown of the Day Pixar has outdone themselves with Toy Story 4, in which the characters are so detailed they almost look real. Animation has come a long way since the first movie, but what exactly has advanced? Insider offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the studio's artists achieved such impressive visuals:   Song Parody of the Day Toy Story 4 not only gives fans...

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Jul 12, 2019

Meet the Faces of 'The Lion King'


Disney's new film The Lion King is teeming with some of the most memorable characters you'll meet on the big screen this year, and they're brought to life by some of today's biggest and most beloved stars. There are characters that will make you laugh (Timon! Pumbaa!), characters that will move you (Sarabi, Nala), and a few that will send shivers right through you (be prepared for Scar). Before you hit the theater-and the savannah-check out our guide to the...

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Jul 08, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home' Easter Eggs, ‘Midsommar' Director Commentary and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day Spider-Man: Far From Home topped the box office over the weekend and has been out in theaters a week already. That means it's time to talk spoilers as well as Easter eggs and more. Mr. Sunday Movies has you covered on all the goodies from the sequel, including its connections to the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe past and future:   Movie Science of...

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Jul 08, 2019

First Look at Disney's Live-Action 'Mulan'; Here's Everything We Know


The animated film version of Mulan in 1998 combined action, comedy, music and drama to thrilling effect. Based on a Chinese legend, it told the story of a courageous young woman who posed as a man so that she could join the Chinese army in place of her elderly, frail father and help defend her country against ruthless invaders. Yifei Liu stars in the upcoming, all-new live-action adventure. Disney has now released the first teaser trailer; here's everything we know about the upcoming...

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Jul 08, 2019

Next 3 Action Movies With a Sense of Humor: 'Hobbs and Shaw,' 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold,' 'My Spy'


The latest installment in a venerable franchise, Spider-Man: Far From Home honors its original source -- the Marvel comic book series created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko -- by combining great action sequences with a welcome sense of humor. We follow Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man (Tom Holland) as he travels to Europe, hoping to win the heart of M.J. (Zendaya), but his responsibilities as a superhero come with him as well, leading to a fun and exciting adventure. Swinging into theaters on a...

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Jul 07, 2019

Marvel's Kevin Feige on the MCU Multiverse, 'Far From Home' Post-Credits Scenes and The Future of Spider-Man


  Warning: The following interview will include spoilers for Spider-Man: Far From Home. Read at your own risk.   If you're reading this, you've likely watched Spider-Man: Far From Home, a film that picks up after Avengers: Endgame left off, revealing a world scrambling to come to terms with the fact that half the population disappeared and then magically reappeared five years later. The MCU calls this "The Blip," and it's how we enter this...

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Jul 01, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: What You Need to Know Before Seeing ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,' An Intro to Folk Horror and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Franchise Recap of the Day Spider-Man: Far From Home opens this week, and while it's a sequel to 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming, it's also a direct follow-up to Avengers: Endgame. Need help remembering what happened in both? This video from Movieclips offers a recap of information and events you need to know before heading to the theater for the latest installment of the Marvel...

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Jul 01, 2019

Next 3 Music-Driven Movies: 'The Lion King,' 'Blinded by the Light,' 'Cats'


Filled with classic songs that defined a generation, Yesterday turns on a great premise -- namely, what if you were the only one who remembered The Beatles? Featuring winning performances by Himesh Patel, Lily James and Kate McKinnon, Danny Boyle's fantasy deftly mixes comedy, romance, nostalgia and great music, resulting in a satisfying, audience-pleasing movie. Now that Yesterday has launched into theaters nationwide, what can musical-movie lovers anticipate in the coming weeks and...

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Jun 28, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: Every Toy in the ‘Toy Story' Franchise, The History of Spider-Man in Movies and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Character Guide of the Day Going on 24 years, Pixar's Toy Story franchise has featured a ton of famous playthings as characters throughout four features, three shorts and a couple of TV specials. To help us sort them all out, Toy Story 4 director and longtime Pixar employee Josh Cooley joined Wired for a comprehensive alphabetical guide to the toys of Toy Story:   Cosplay of the...

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Jun 28, 2019

The Week in Movie News: ‘Thor: Ragnarok' Director Takes on ‘Flash Gordon,' Paul Rudd Joins ‘Ghostbusters 2020 and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Taika Waititi is making a Flash Gordon movie: Deadline announced that Thor: Ragnarok helmer Taika Waititi is working on a Flash Gordon animated feature for Fox/Disney, possibly taking on the role of writer and director. Based on the classic comic strip, the movie will follow its titular hero into space in order to save Earth from the evil Ming the Merciless and seems to be replacing the...

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Jun 28, 2019

13 Of Your Biggest ‘Charlie's Angels' Questions, Answered


After first being introduced to audiences in the 1976 TV show, Charlie's Angels has not only become a pop culture staple, it's a franchise that's near and dear to so many fans' hearts. This November, a new Charlie's Angels movie will arrive (16 years after the last film, Full Throttle) and it has a whole new set of Angels, Bosleys, and bad guys' butts to kick. While paying ode to the Townsend Agency's legacy, this latest interpretation was helmed and...

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Jun 28, 2019

A ‘Charlie's Angels' Cast Guide To The Independent Women, New Bosleys & More


It's been 40 years since the world was introduced to the Townsend Agency and Charlie's Angels… and now, not only are they going worldwide, there are some new Angels in town. Directed and co-written by Elizabeth Banks, the upcoming continuation of Charlie's Angels will deliver new takes on the Angels' badassery as well as fresh faces in the franchise. While visiting the set in Berlin last November, Fandango got in on the action and learned about the leading trio of...

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Jun 28, 2019

'Hobbs & Shaw' Tickets Now on Sale!


Tickets are now on sale for one of the summer's most anticipated movies. Having already smashed past expectations for spectacular action movies, the blockbuster Fast and Furious series is prepared to go where it's never gone before. Rather than a traditional team effort, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw primarily focuses on just two people: Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) as they form a wary, if unlikely, alliance against a common foe that...

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Jun 27, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Annabelle Comes Home' Director Commentary, ‘Child's Play' Easter Eggs and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Director Commentary of the Day The latest installment of the Conjuring Universe, Annabelle Comes Home, is now in theaters, and if you need help deciding whether to see the horror sequel, its trailer should suffice. Or, you can watch the trailer with commentary from the movie's writer/director, Gary Dauberman, courtesy of IMDb:   Franchise Recap of the Day You'll want to...

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Jun 26, 2019

'Crawl' Tickets Now on Sale: Watch Exclusive Clip


In Crawl, a new thriller from producer Sam Raimi (Don't Breathe) and director Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes), familial bonds are sorely tested. A powerful hurricane heads towards Florida, prompting the young and determined Haley (Kaya Scodelario) to make a desperate search for her missing father (Barry Pepper). As our exclusive clip reveals, Haley locates her father, who scrambles aboard her tiny boat as the storm rages around them. Yet their troubles are just beginning, as a levee...

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Jun 25, 2019

Next 3 Pixar Movies: 'Onward,' 'Soul,' ???


The marvelously amusing and touching Toy Story 4 proved once again that Pixar has the right stuff when it comes to combining heart and humor in its character-based animated films. As the closing credits rolled, it was difficult not to shed a tear or two, which we could then wipe away with laughter and fond memories of a wonderful shared adventure. Naturally, that leads us to wonder what Pixar will do next. We've gathered information on their next three projects. Onward The...

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Jun 25, 2019

Exclusive 'Yesterday' Featurette: Richard and Danny


Imagine a world without The Beatles. Now imagine you're the only person in the world who remembers the legendary music group that defined a generation. In Yesterday, a struggling singer and songwriter (Himesh Patel) wakes up one day to discover exactly that situation. His longtime friend Ellie (Lily James) stands by to help him through the many comic and romantic dilemmas that he faces, while a high-powered business manager (Kate McKinnon) takes a sudden interest in his work. In our...

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Jun 24, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Toy Story 4' Easter Eggs, the Difference Between Disney and Pixar Villains and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day: Toy Story 4 features references to every Pixar movie, plus tons of other classic films and fellow Disney titles. How many did you spot on your own? Insider presents a guide to all the Easter eggs they found, and since their tally is only up to 33, they're sure to have missed a bunch, too:   Re-created Movie Trailer of the Day: Toy Story 4 is about...

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Jun 24, 2019

Exclusive Interview: Jon Favreau on ‘The Lion King'


Can you feel the love approaching? That's Disney's new version of The Lion King, opening less than a month from now on July 19. Based on the classic 1994 animated feature, the upcoming movie reimagines, in a photorealistic live-action style, the story of Simba (Donald Glover), as he grows up in exile before taking his rightful place as king from his evil uncle Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor). All our other favorite characters from the original, including Nala (Beyonce Knowles-Carter) and...

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Jun 21, 2019

The Week in Movie News: Pixar Announces New Movie ‘Soul,' ‘Hunger Games' Prequel in the Works and More


Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Pixar announces new movie Soul: On the eve of the release of Toy Story 4, Disney and Pixar revealed they have a second animated feature out next year, in addition to the already announced Onward. This one is titled Soul and concerns "life's most important questions." The movie, which is directed by Up and Inside Out helmer Pete Docter, will arrive on June 19,...

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Jun 21, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: What Makes Pixar Movies So Special, ‘The Dead Don't Die' Director Commentary and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Franchise Tribute of the Day: In honor of the release of Toy Story 4, Alamo Drafthouse and Birth.Movies.Death pay tribute to Pixar with a montage list of all the things there are to love about the animation studio, from its tearjerking moments to its important life lessons, featuring clips from most of their movies:   Franchise Formula of the Day: Insider also has a tribute to...

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Jun 20, 2019

Today in Movie Culture: The Evolution of Animation in the ‘Toy Story' Movies, Aubrey Plaza's Guide to Creepy Doll Movies and More


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   VFX Breakdown of the Day: Have you rewatched the original Toy Story in anticipation of seeing Toy Story 4? If so, you noticed a big difference in the animation and special effects of 24 years ago compared to what we're getting today, especially from Pixar. This video from Insider looks at how the quality of the studio's computer animation and VFX has evolved over time:  ...

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