25 Sep

‘Room 104’ Review: ‘Boris’ is an Immigrant Story…With a Pantless Santa Claus

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(Each week, we’ll kick off discussion about Room 104 by answering one simple question: what’s the strangest thing in Room 104?) Room 104 has hosted ghosts, voyeurs, and Mormons. But until this week, no celebrities. Enter Boris, an internationally famous tennis star who’s having an erratic evening. Through his unlikely friendship with a housekeeper, Boris […]

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25 Sep

Watch The First 10 Minutes of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

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As the date of Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s digital, Blu-ray, and DVD releases inch closer, fans of the friendly neighborhood web-slinger can tide themselves over with the first 10 minutes of the film, in crisp HD. Sony has released the superhero movie’s first 10 minutes up until and after the opening credits, in which we’re introduced to Spidey’s Big […]

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25 Sep

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Box Office Tracking; No Director’s Cut

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Tickets for Blade Runner 2049 went on sale this week, two weeks of the sci-fi sequel’s October release. And with those first sales, box office tracking services have predicted that Blade Runner 2049 is set to rake in more than $40 million on its opening weekend. Blade Runner 2049 is one of the fall’s most anticipated movies, but […]

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25 Sep

Rian Johnson Has Literally Been Praying for the Success of ‘The Last Jedi’ While Promoting ‘Star Wars’ in Japan

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Earlier this month, director Rian Johnson was in Japan doing promotions for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the upcoming eighth episode of the Star Wars saga. That film seems like such a sure thing, box office-wise, that no one probably needs to worry about praying for its success. There is always the off-chance that it could […]

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25 Sep

‘Avatar 2’ Begins Shooting After Months of Pre-Production in Australia

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Eight years after the first Avatar flew into theaters, Avatar 2 is finally beginning production. James Cameron‘s much-anticipated sci-fi sequel begins shooting this week, after pre-production of the film began in Australia back in the spring. Avatar 2 begins shooting this week with Cameron at the helm and original cast members Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Joel David […]

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25 Sep

‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ is a Scottish Zombie Christmas Musical…and It’s a Blast [Fantastic Fest]

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As a Scottish zombie Christmas musical comedy, Anna and the Apocalypse sounds like a joke. And for a little while, it feels like one. Conceived as a High School Musical riff where the shambling undead arrive to wreak havoc on a more trivial teen movie, director John McPhail‘s film leans hard into comedy and irony […]

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25 Sep

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Trailer: The Bellas Go International

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The marketing for Pitch Perfect 3 is referring to this as “last call,” so there’s a chance that this truly is the final time audiences will be able to hang out with Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, and the rest of the Bellas. And while this new trailer for the sequel promises […]

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25 Sep

‘The Deuce’ Review: ‘The Principle Is All’ Sees the Series Finding Its Groove

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(We’re going to kickstart our weekly discussion of HBO’s The Deuce by answering one simple question: who or what is the “best bet” in this week’s episode?) In its third episode, The Deuce feels like it’s starting to settle into a rhythm. This episode is slow — there’s no rush to get anywhere now that […]

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25 Sep

Rumored ‘Gambit’ Plot Details Include a Classic X-Men Villain and Fan Favorites

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The Gambit movie has had a troubled history, with the X-Men spin-off film gaining and losing directors and writers, and nearly losing its lead star Channing Tatum in the process. Tatum has stuck by the project since it was first announced in 2014, but the Gambit film has remained in limbo ever since. But as the status of Gambit remains in question […]

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25 Sep

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Review: A Longtime ‘Trek’ Fan Takes On (and Mostly Approves of) the New Series

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(We are running two reviews of Star Trek: Discovery – one from an old school Star Trek fan and one with less experience in this iconic universe. He is the first of the two reviews.) Star Trek: Discovery has brought the historic Gene Roddenberry property back to the network that started it all for the […]

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