I grew up in the golden era of sick-lit films. Ansel Elgort with his constant un-smoked cigarette as a metaphor in The Fault in Our Stars (2014)? The conceived-as-a-bone-marrow-donor-for-her-terminally-ill-sister Anna and the subsequent tragic outcome in My Sister’s Keeper (2009)? Give me, give me, give me.
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Natalie Portman plays an astronaut that returns home from space, somewhat spaced-out in the teaser for the upcoming sci-fi Lucy in the Sky.
The Honest Trailers gang have hit a home-run with their latest Honest Trailer for the hit DC blockbuster movie Aquaman.
The first official trailer for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming animated film Toy Story 4 has dropped, sending the gang on an all-new adventure.
The first teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has dropped, revealing nothing but also a whole lot.
Karyn Kusama’s film Destroyer highlights an ongoing trend of Australian actors working in Hollywood that are unable to disguise their accents (see 2018’s Mary Queen of Scots and anything Sam Worthington).
A sentimental new trailer for Avengers: Endgame has been released and while we see a new look for the Avengers, we’re still none the wiser as to what will actually happen in this film.
Disney brings its signature charm in the first full trailer for Guy Ritchie’s live-action adaptation of the classic animation Aladdin.
Good Boys is basically Superbad (2007) or any other similar American teen-comedy with pre-teens taking over from their slightly older counterparts.
Suppose you had the option in a game of Scrabble to play the word SACCHARINE or ANARCHIC. Saccharine, meaning excessively sweet and sentimental, and anarchic, much to do with lacking control over circumstances, are both worth more than 15 points but also summarise the range of emotions experienced by Bill Nighy and company in the 2019 British drama-comedy, Sometimes Always Never.
Captain Marvel doesn’t break any new ground in the superhero genre, however, it’s one hell of an enjoyable ride.
The upcoming superhero horror film Brightburn takes Superman’s origin story and turns it on its head with some intriguing results.
The new trailer for DC’s upcoming film Shazam! features the title character performing some heroic rescues while having fun doing so.
Everybody Knows further proves why Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is the master of family-centred, tension-filled dramas, even if it’s his most Hollywood-ized work yet.