The 2018 Cannes Film Festival is now at an end and things can return to normal in the small scenic town on the French Riviera. This year’s festival opened with Asghar Farhadi’s psychological thriller Everybody Knows starring Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, and Ricardo Darín. Only the second Spanish language film to open the festival. The ..
The first trailer is here for the sequel to the thoroughly charming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016). David Yates returns in the directing chair and naturally J.K. Rowling has once again penned another look into her magical universe. The main cast returns (thankfully also the wonderful character Jacob Kowalski) and exiting new ..
In case you hadn’t noticed, last night was the 90th Academy Awards. Jimmy Kimmel return despite assuring that would never happen after last year’s chaotic end, but he, as well as presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty were given a chance to redeem themselves. And it was a just as entertaining show as last ..
Last night the 75th Golden Globes took place, this year hosted by Seth Meyers. It is the great opener of the Hollywood awards season in which the Hollywood Foreign Press reward what they see as the best film and television series of 2017. As always, we will focus solely on the film side of things. ..
The first trailer is here for the next Wes Anderson movies, Isle of Dogs! Fans of this quirky and visually exuberant American filmmaker will be thrilled to learn that he is returning to stop-motion animation, a genre he demonstrated a talent for with Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009). The story is set on a Japanese carbage ..
The first trailer has arrived for the WWII drama and Churchill biopic Darkest Hour. Directed by Joe Wright (Pan, 2015) the film will most likely be a nice companion piece to Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk as they both take place around the same time but on different sides of the fence. Darkest Hour has long ..
The first trailer for the third and final Pitch Perfect film. The surprising success of the first film, Pitch Perfect (2012), spawned a fine sequel and has given the Barden Bellas multitudes of fans. While Elizabeth Banks has given the directorial reigns over to Trish Sie (Step Up All In, 2014), the writer, Kay Cannon, ..
The first teaser trailer has for Marvel’s Black Panther is here! This upcoming foray into Africa is yet another broadening of the scope of superhero movies and a welcome one at that. Directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed, 2015), the film ties into Captain America: Civil War (2016) in which we were first introduced to Prince T’Challa ..
The first official trailer for The Dark Tower has been released! The Dark Tower is a 7 volume epic story by Stephen King (plus 1 standalone companion novel), whose imagery and storyline is woven into to much of King’s other work. Often considered his magnum opus, the struggle to bring the story to ..
The first trailer has been released for the next Star Wars film, episode VIII in the saga that began with George Lucas’s classic sci-fi adventure Star Wars (1977). With the overall enthusiastic reaction to J.J. Abrams’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) expectations are high for the next chapter. This time around the director’s chair ..
The teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarök has been released! The third solo feature for Chris Hemworth’s golden-haired Thor sees him in some of his worst trouble yet. Back in his own world he is taken prisoner after Hela (Cate Blanchett) has destroyed Asgard and finds himself pitted against none other than The Incredible Hulk ..
The highly anticipated teaser trailer for Stephen King’s It is here! One of two high profile Stephen King adaptations coming out this year (the other being The Dark Tower in July), It has had a somewhat troubled production with both change of director and change of actor for the terrifying creature Pennywise the Dancing ..