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REVIEW: ANNA KENDRICK IS LOST, AND FOUND, IN SPACE IN SMART SCI-FI 'STOWAWAY'

Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette, Daniel Dae Kim and Shamier Anderson star in the Netflix sci-fi thriller "Stowaway."

DISNEY, SONY ANNOUNCE PACT FOR SONY MOVIES

The arrangement covers Sony library movies as well as theatrical releases beginning with the 2022 slate.

 
 
 

REVIEW: A COMEDY WITH MUCH ON ITS MIND, 'MY WONDERFUL WANDA' MISSES ITS MARK

The European satire "My Wonderful Wanda" pokes at love, power, money and class, and ponders the outsourcing of care work to migrants.

ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNSETTLED: OSCARS' BEST PICTURE NOMINEES REVEAL AN AMERICA IN TRANSITION

"Minari," "Sound of Metal" and "Nomadland" depict environments that are transient and improvised, capturing our era of tumult and ambivalence.

 
 
 

REVIEW: ANIME MEGAHIT 'DEMON SLAYER' IS HERE TO THRILL AND CONFUSE

"Demon Slayer," one of the most successful manga/anime franchises, arrives in U.S. theaters.

FILMMAKER MONTE HELLMAN, 'THE BEST-KEPT SECRET IN HOLLYWOOD,' DIES AT 91

Monte Hellman, director of spare, existential genre films such as 'The Shooting' and 'Two-Lane Blacktop' and executive producer of...

 
 
 

WHY A HEARTWARMING SCENE FROM 'SCHOOL OF ROCK' HAS GONE VIRAL NEARLY 20 YEARS LATER

A body-positivity scene from the 2003 comedy "School of Rock," featuring Jack Black and Maryam Hassan, has been hailed as "revolutionary"...

IN PICTURES: COMING BACK TO LIFE - BEFORE AND AFTER SCENES FROM L.A.'S CULTURAL REOPENING

Movie theaters, museums and theme parks across Southern California have begun reopening within COVID-19 guidelines. Call it our spring...

 
 
 

'DEFENDING YOUR LIFE' AT 30. WHY ALBERT BROOKS' VIEW OF AFTERLIFE BUREAUCRACY ENDURES

What Carrie Fisher had to do with Meryl Streep starring in Albert Brooks' 1991 film 'Defending Your Life' and more from the writer-director.

NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND: 'MOFFIE,' 'HELD' AND MORE

'Voyagers,' 'Slalom,' 'The Man Who Sold His Skin' and 'Malmkrog' are among movies now available to stream, in theaters or both.

 
 
 

'I CAN'T IMAGINE HOLLYWOOD WITHOUT THE ARCLIGHT.' FILMMAKERS EXPLAIN WHY THE LOSS MATTERS

Hollywood's iconic movie theaters, closed? Filmmakers, including Rian Johnson and Jon M. Chu, share heartfelt memories of the ArcLight...

WHO SHOULD PLAY BOY GEORGE IN UPCOMING BIOPIC? THE SINGER WANTS TO BE "IMPRESSED"

Culture Club frontman Boy George is looking for a "brave, young actor" to play him in the upcoming biopic 'Karma Chameleon.'

 
 
 

MADS MIKKELSEN AND THOMAS VINTERBERG ON THE BITTERSWEET 'ANOTHER ROUND' AND ALCOHOL BOOT CAMP

Oscar countdown: Director Thomas Vinterberg and actor Mads Mikkelsen on playing drunk for 'Another Round,' midlife malaise and the...

LIZZO'S 'DRUNK DM' TO CHRIS EVANS TURNED OUT. PRETTY GREAT, ACTUALLY

Singer Lizzo is all of us sending a flirty direct message to 'Captain America' star Chris Evans in an attempt to "shoot her shot."...

 
 
 

MEDIA IMAGES OF BLACK DEATH COME AT A COST, EXPERTS SAY. AND MANY VIEWERS ARE FED UP

Amazon's 'Them' and Oscar nominee 'Two Distant Strangers,' which mix racist violence and genre elements, have ignited a debate over...

AS OSCARS ARE HANDED OUT IN UNION STATION, AN 80-YEAR-OLD DRAMA PLAYS OVERHEAD

Workers removing tobacco tar and dirt from the ceiling of L.A.'s Union Station were surprised to discover vibrant floral painting hidden...

 
 
 

NEW 'SHANG-CHI' TRAILER INTRODUCES MARVEL'S FIRST SUPERHERO OF ASIAN DESCENT

Released Monday, the first trailer for "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" gives fans a sneak peek at Marvel's latest superhero,...

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. THE WEEKEND, BROUGHT TO YOU BY DANIEL CRAIG AND A TEEN IN OC

Behind the meme: How "Ladies and gentlemen ...the Weeknd" became "Ladies and gentlemen... the weekend."

 
 
 

ROBOTIC ALLEY CATS? UNIVERSAL'S 'THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS' IS OLD SCHOOL AND DEVASTATINGLY CUTE

I love this ride. 'The Secret Life of Pets' is a celebration of old-fashioned theme park storytelling, where atmosphere trumps the...

JOAQUIN PHOENIX EXPLAINS WHY 'GUNDA' ISN'T VEGAN PROPAGANDA. IT'S 'JUST FACTS'

The new documentary "Gunda," directed by Victor Kossakovsky and executive produced by Joaquin Phoenix, follows the lives of farm animals...

 
 
 



5 best Neo-Noir Movies

Neo-Noir is the best movie dish that I would like to taste as it includes crime, humor, dark wit, twisted plot and classy dialogues. It shows a perception from both ends like... Read more ...

5 best Neo-Noir Movies

Neo-Noir is the best movie dish that I would like to taste as it includes crime, humor, dark wit, twisted plot and classy dialogues. It shows a perception from both ends like... Read more ...

5 best Neo-Noir Movies

Neo-Noir is the best movie dish that I would like to taste as it includes crime, humor, dark wit, twisted plot and classy dialogues. It shows a perception from both ends like... Read more ...

Superhero Bits: ‘Wonder Woman 1984' Considered Duke of Deception, ‘Hawkeye'...

Superhero Bits: ‘Wonder Woman 1984' Considered Duke of Deception, ‘Hawkeye' Wraps Production & More

Would you like to see a Marvel series focused on the Dora Milaje? What was the Justice League: Worlds Collide animated movie going to be about before it was scrapped? Which... Read more ...

DC Comics Cancels Superman, Letting Clark Kent's Son Take Over

DC Comics Cancels Superman, Letting Clark Kent's Son Take Over

Superman canceled? Not quite. DC Comics is canceling the ongoing Superman title in July, but it will be replaced by a new book, Superman: Son of Kal-El. This new comic book... Read more ...

Dave Bautista Recalls His Aggressive Pitch to Play Bane, Even Though Warner...

Dave Bautista Recalls His Aggressive Pitch to Play Bane, Even Though Warner Bros. Wasn't Casting

Dave Bautista reveals details of an aggressive pitch that he made to the studio regarding Bane role: 'I don't care, I'm playing him.' Read more ...

KISS Biopic ‘Shout It Out Loud' Headed to Netflix

KISS Biopic ‘Shout It Out Loud' Headed to Netflix

Netflix is on the verge of closing a deal for Shout It Out Loud , a KISS biopic that will be directed by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales director Joachim... Read more ...

Disney and Sony Strike Licensing Deal That Will Result in ‘Spider-Man'...

Disney and Sony Strike Licensing Deal That Will Result in ‘Spider-Man' Movies Being on Disney+

Disney and Sony have just signed an expensive new deal which will give the Mouse House the rights to show Sony's new theatrical releases from 2022-2026 in the United States... Read more ...

'22 vs. Earth' First Look: The ‘Soul' Prequel is Headed to Disney+ This Month

'22 vs. Earth' First Look: The ‘Soul' Prequel is Headed to Disney+ This Month

Move over Batman v Superman. Get lost Godzilla vs. Kong. Here comes 22 vs. Earth , a prequel to Pixar's Soul. This short film from Pixar Animation Studios shows us 22, the soul... Read more ...

Biopic in the Works on Transgender MMA Fighter Fallon Fox

Biopic in the Works on Transgender MMA Fighter Fallon Fox

Photo Credit: Keith Mills Biopic in the works on transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox A biopic on transgender mixed martial artist Fallon Fox is in the works at Mark Gordon... Read more ...

The People Have Been Heard: LeVar Burton Among Newly Announced ‘Jeopardy!'...

The People Have Been Heard: LeVar Burton Among Newly Announced ‘Jeopardy!' Guest Hosts

As the beloved game show series Jeopardy! continues its quest to find a full-time host to replace the dearly departed Alex Trebek, one man has become the clear fan-favorite... Read more ...

‘How I Met Your Father': Hulu Announces ‘How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off...

‘How I Met Your Father': Hulu Announces ‘How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off Series Starring Hilary Duff

Wait for it... How I Met Your Mother is getting a spin-off series. Hulu announced that it has ordered How I Met Your Father , a follow-up to the beloved CBS sitcom which is set... Read more ...

Han's Return in F9 Has Jason Statham's Attention: They Better Bring Me Back

Han's Return in F9 Has Jason Statham's Attention: They Better Bring Me Back

As there's still a score to settle with Sung Kang's Han Lue, Jason Statham wants to see Deckard Shaw return to the Fast and Furious franchise. Read more ...