Industry critics say the force is strong in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
We are a mere hours away until the public at-large can feast their eyes on Star Wars Episode VIII! — Press screenings are in the books, the embargo has lifted, and good news awaits series die-hards, casuals, and first-timers anxious to get a peek at first reactions to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Based on initial critic reviews the outlook appears promising, not only for the eighth installment, but for LucasFilms and Rian Johnson, who are set to develop a new trilogy of films after the release of Star Wars: Episode IX.
'Creed 2' has a new director; Tessa Thompson set to return
In a somewhat surprising move, Warner Bros. and MGM announced Sylvester Stallone will not be directing what would have been his fifth go-around with the Rocky series according to Variety.
First full-length trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'
Spielberg’s follow up to the critically-praised The Post offers a refreshing change-of-pace genre pic for the two-time Academy Award-winning Best Director.
Ready Player One Full-Length Trailer
'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' Review
“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is somewhat connected, yet very different, than 1995’s “Jumanji”, which starred the late Robin Williams. That family adventure brought a board game to life. This slightly more adult sequel puts a retro video game at the center of the action.
'Olaf's Frozen Adventure' Will Air on ABC
After being cut as the opening act for Disney-Pixar's Coco. Olaf's Frozen Adventure will be on ABC as part of ABC's "25 Days of Christmas" lineup. — The 22 minute featurette was always intended to be a holiday special on ABC. Even on previous Frozen specials it was advertised as a holiday special. Before the release of Coco however Disney announced that the film wouldn't open with a creative Pixar short. Instead it would open with the featurette that was suppose to be a holiday special. We still don't know the backstory behind the Coco-Frozen issue. Many speculated that it was an attempt to make Coco more successful at the box office. Which I believed helped get more people to see Coco. Still the film is doing alright at the box office but not terrific.
Kristen Stewart Talks Sony's 'Charlie's Angels' Reboot
Back in September sources close to Sony's Charlie's Angels reboot confirmed Kristen Stewart is in talks to lead the trio of ass-kicking private detectives.
Paramount sets 'Pet Sematary' release date for April 19, 2019
Paramount's remake of 1989's Pet Sematary will hit theaters on April 19, 2019 - the original slot once held by Universal's Fast and Furious 9. — Paramount's decision to slot Pet Sematary for April is not entirely surprising, since it currently runs unopposed and represents a month that has fared well for previous genre releases carrying a premium brand with 2010's Nightmare on Elm Street ($32 mil) and 2013's Evil Dead ($25 mil).
First official trailer for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’
Mother Nature has big plans for Jurassic’s Isla Nublar — The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom illustrates with force how the once mighty kingdom known as the Isla Nublar can come crashing down at the flick of a volcanic eruption. And as Pratt’s Owen Grady begs the question, “What could go wrong?”, Mother Nature appears to play a prominent role in addressing Grady’s loaded question.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Trailer
James Mangold's next film follows the bizarre true-life journey of American heiress Patty Hearst
Mangold's 'Patty Hearst' biopic joins All the Money in the World, The Post, and Tarantino's Untitled #9 chronicling a string of high profile events during the 1970's.
'Phantom Thread' Review
Three-time Best Actor Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis has said “Phantom Thread” will be his final film. If that's true, this is quite a way to go out. His performance as '50s London fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock isn’t as monumental as his Abraham Lincoln portrayal in 2012's "Lincoln". But once again, Day-Lewis immerses himself completely into this role, presenting us with a rich and fascinating character.
Ryan Reynolds set to star in Pokémon's live-action 'Detective Pikachu'
Ryan Reynolds is set to star as the great 'Detective Pickachu' in Legendary Entertainment's live-action Pokémon film. — The Hollywood Reporter dropped exclusive news citing Ryan Reynolds will play the titular character from the popular Pokémon franchise which has sold over 300 million video games, 23.6 billion collector cards, and spun-off a TV series and over 20 animated films.
'The Shape of Water' Review
“The Shape of Water” is director Guillermo del Toro’s latest visionary… — Well, I wanted to end that sentence with the word masterpiece. I can’t say I’m disappointed by this film. In fact, I genuinely enjoyed it. The acting is strong, the look is stunning, and the musical choices are smart. I just wasn’t blown out of the water.
'The Post' Review
It’s almost unfair. Hanks, Streep, Spielberg, Williams all together on the same film? Arguably, these four make-up the Mount Rushmore of modern cinema. Well, here’s the good news for fans and the bad news for every other movie competing this Awards Season: “The Post” is even better than the sum of its parts.
Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams developing the next Star Trek film
Back in 2014, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino revealed intentions to complete two more films before 'calling it a career'. Three years later we now have two films that will presumably complete the Oscar-winner's exclusive collection with his untitled 'Summer of '69' film and a first-time endeavor helming a franchise film with J.J. Abrams.
'Halloween' sequel will dial up the dread and bring back the "Creep Factor"
Danny McBride and David Gordon Green's Halloween will attempt bring back the creep factor into our homes. — In a recent interview with the Charleston City Paper (h/t Bloody Disgusting), Danny McBride, co-writer of Blumhouse Pictures upcoming Halloween sequel (not reboot!) revealed some interesting nuggets about 2018's long-anticipated reunion between Laurie Strode and her next of kin, Michael Myers.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Teaser
The second teaser for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom comes before Universal's long anticipated full trailer release this Thursday. — The latest teaser dropped Sunday night featuring the return of Bryce Dallas Howard's Claire Dearing heeding the startling advice of Chris Pratt's Owen Grady screaming "RUN"! The short 15-second teaser also introduces Jurassic World newcomer Justice Smith - a young scientist - joining Howard and Pratt in their attempts to evade a stampeding heard of dinosaurs on what appears to be a volcanic eruption on the cataclysmic Isla Nublar.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Teaser
It's Back On: Disney and Fox Resume Talks About 21st Century Fox Assets
Oh boy Disney may be seriously chasing a Fox. — The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox have resumed talks about Disney potentially buying assets from their film and television divisions. Comcast is still very interested in 21st Century Fox's assets.
'Coco' Wins At The Box Office with $26.1 Million
Disney-Pixar's animated comedy Coco repeated as North American box office winner. Hauling in $26.1 million at 3,987 locations. — Justice League finished the weekend with $16.8 million, dropping 60%. Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok continued success with $9.7 million. Lionsgate's Wonder continued to perform well with $12.5 million.
Matthew Vaughn Reveals His Optimistic Vision for Superman
Kingsman director Matthew Vaughn is reportedly being eyed to direct Man of Steel 2. Despite the DCEU schedule shifting around Vaughn sounds hopeful for the possible project.