For those who wept by the end of Call Me By Your Name, longing for more of Luca Guadagnino’s masterclass in onscreen gay romance, there’s news that’ll hopefully tame your hearts.
James Gunn, the godfather of Marvel’s successful Guardians of the Galaxy franchise has been fired from the upcoming sequel after the filmmaker’s controversial tweets resurfaced during online political discussions.
Just when the curse of terrible video-game movies was lifted earlier this year in Alicia Vikander’s Tomb Raider, it was only a matter of time before audiences had another series to worry about.
Alicia Vikander, the Academy Award winner from 2015’s The Danish Girl, braves the cursed lands of video-game movies as Lara Croft in this delightful take on the iconic Tomb Raider franchise.
American comedies have lost their way. Rarely are modern audiences treated to the old-school almost-sophistication that was parody (see the classic work of Mel Brooks or even Jim Abrahams and The Zucker Brothers). This remains the Hollywood rule, sadly, but once in a while that delightful exception emerges , taking shape in John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein’s latest black comedy Game Night.
Who are Warner Bros. looking to in their time of cinematic universe crisis?
No, it won’t be Batman or Superman coming to save them, but instead the criminal darling with a mouth – Harley Quinn (played by superstar Margot Robbie).
Hardly the “perfect” film the name implies, it took a music video director in Trish Sie to turn the sequel nobody asked for into a series high note.
Rashida Jones, the popular Parks and Recreation star refutes claims she left because of sexual harassment, instead citing “philosophical differences”.
The disgraced comedian Louis C.K. has been excommunicated from business partners at HBO, FX and the streaming giant Netflix.
Renowned director Kathryn Bigelow’s latest, Detroit, is set during the 1967 Detroit riots and stars John Boyega, Will Poulter and Anthony Mackie.
“How the heck did this get made?” you may be asking in the cinema with hand placed against your bored frumpy face. For Hollywood magician Nancy Meyers, it’s her simple trick of money, nepotism, and vacations written off as a movie.
Take one sketchy Australian film industry, raise two expected mental health archetypes, then toss them all into one safe indie motion picture. It seems impossible to impress. But what if it works?
Oh, Hollywood, it seems times haven’t changed since the 1950’s era of drugs, alcohol, and unwanted sexual acts that never reach the public consciousness.
Hint: When films have a “no Thursday previews/reviews” policy… Run.
Stuck in perpetual development limbo, Channing Tatum’s dream project based on the X-Men character Gambit may be coming sooner than we think.
And sadly no, there was no Clark Gable there to say people just don’t give a damn.
If one dared to give Steven Soderbergh just three West Virginian siblings, two robot arms, a bag of Gummy bears with gasoline and one plan to rob NASCAR for everything they’re worth, all before a child beauty pageant… Well, you just may have the next all-American classic on your hands.
Nobody can explore the cosmos and film Rooney Mara eating pie quite like David Lowery can in A Ghost Story, this year’s transcendent feature film.
How bloody lovely.
In times like this, one must recall the words of Gene Wilder who said “Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”. And darlings, get your glasses ready, because the dreaded reboot river ride won’t be ending anytime soon.
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