31 Jan

Rumor: ‘Loki’ Series Casts Owen Wilson

(0)

Here’s a fun rumor to send you into the weekend. According to ComicBook.com, the producers of Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ streaming series Loki have apparently hired Owen Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Wedding Crashers) to star in the show opposite veteran Marvel Cinematic Universe actor Tom Hiddleston. Prepare your best Owen Wilson impression and read on to […]

full story
31 Jan

Revisiting ‘Treasure Planet,’ Disney’s Ambitious Sci-fi Disappointment

(0)

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) Walt Disney Animation Studios has been the linchpin of the Disney empire. Though the company has had huge success with live-action endeavors and franchise acquisitions, their world dominance began with their animation unit. After hitting some […]

full story
31 Jan

Netflix Gives Adam Sandler Another Deal for Four More Movies, and No Ransom Will Stop Them

(0)

This has been a hell of a year for Adam Sandler. The comedian found himself in the middle of a lot of awards season chatter thanks to his career-best performance in the suspenseful gambling drama Uncut Gems. Unfortunately, the performance (and the movie) went completely ignored by the Academy Awards nominations, so Adam Sandler is […]

full story
31 Jan

‘Gretel & Hansel’ Director Osgood Perkins on Crafting Sympathetic Horror Villains and Finding His Voice as a Filmmaker [Interview]

(0)

It isn’t often you get to tell someone they’ve made the best horror film of the past two decades, but that is exactly how my interview with Osgood Perkins begins. With each passing year, The Blackcoat’s Daughter expands its audience, and it won’t be long before most horror fans accept its status as an iconic […]

full story
31 Jan

What Is Quibi? A Super Bowl Spot Attempts to Explain the New Bite-Sized Streaming Service

(0)

What the hell is Quibi? You’ve probably heard a lot about this upcoming mobile streaming service because everyone and their mother seems to be getting a show on it. But with all the streaming services out there, what makes Quibi special? Well, it’s intended to be a mobile-only content provider that delivers high-quality bite-sized programming […]

full story
31 Jan

The Radical Generosity of ‘The Good Place’ Made It One of the Greatest Modern TV Shows

(0)

Major spoilers for The Good Place follow. Imagine pitching a half-hour sitcom like so: our main character wakes up dead. She’s in heaven. But here’s the thing: she’s a real piece of crap.  Of course, there’s so much more to Michael Schur’s The Good Place, the NBC comedy that ended its four-season run last night. […]

full story
31 Jan

‘The Crown’ To End With Season 5, With Imelda Staunton Succeeding Olivia Colman

(0)

The monarchy is approaching its final days. Well, on TV, at least. The Crown, Netflix’s lavish drama about the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, will end with its fifth season. Season 3 of the series dropped on Netflix last year, with Olivia Colman taking over the lead from Claire Foy. Colman will stay in […]

full story
31 Jan

With ‘Toy Story 2,’ Pixar Proved It Was Here to Stay

(0)

(Infinity and Beyond is a regular bi-weekly column documenting the 25-year filmography of Pixar Animation Studios, film by film. In today’s column, writer Josh Spiegel highlights Toy Story 2.) The 1990s were a decade of change for the Walt Disney Company. Executive shakeups, outside acquisitions, and more made the company much more massive by the close […]

full story
31 Jan

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Featurette Answers Some Questions About the Horror Sequel

(0)

A new Quiet Place Part II featurette takes you behind-the-scenes of the John Krasinski-directed sequel, which once again finds Emily Blunt dealing with alien monsters who are attracted to sound. But while the first A Quiet Place was a mostly self-contained story, taking place almost entirely at one location, A Quiet Place Part II opens the world up a […]

full story
31 Jan

‘Gretel and Hansel’ Review: A Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

(0)

A brooding, beautiful, mystical bedtime story, Gretel and Hansel has been delegated to a release in the dead days of January, but deserves better. Oz Perkins‘s mystical, occult-heavy take on the classic folktale from the Brothers Grimm has so much style, and so many bold ideas, that it seems destined to become a cult classic someday – the […]

full story
to-top