Disney Reaches Expanded Distribution Deal With Playstation Vue
It seems like it was a good day for the Disney/Sony corporate relationship. — Coming off the conclusion of the Disney/Sony feud. It looks like Disney and Sony Pictures' parent organization were hard at another new deal. The newly-acquired FX and National Geographic will join Playstation Vue. Playstation Vue is Sony's OTT streaming service that launched in 2014.
Travis Knight in negotiations to direct Tom Holland's 'UNCHARTED' movie
Uncharted will mark Travis Knight’s second live-action feature. — After what felt like a tumultuous ride in development, it appears Tom Holland’s "Uncharted" film adaptation looks to have finally turned the corner ahead of Sony's 2020 theatrical release.
'Rambo: Last Blood' review
John Rambo was a totem of my childhood and an institution that cast a large shadow over action cinema for decades. Over the course of four films, the character crystalised by Sylvester Stallone morphed from a tragic and affecting portrait of a casualty of the Vietnam War to a slice of fun ‘80s pulp pro-American propaganda (save the fourth entry where Rambo takes on the Burmesse junta).
'Rambo: Last Blood' Review
Last year, Sylvester Stallone announced that “Creed II” was going to be his final “Rocky” movie. While he’s already swirling up rumors that he may revive the Italian Stallion, it appears Sly is officially saying farewell to his other long-running, cinematic character.
'Ad Astra' review
I’ve calmed down a bit since I rushed out of my 'Ad Astra' screening to Twitter to all but declare it my film of the year. As the excitement simmered away and I organised my thoughts for this piece, sanity prevailed and ‘Ash is the Purest White’ resumed its place atop that list pending 'Joker' and 'The Irishman' and whatever surprises come my way.
Jeffrey Wright and Jonah Hill are in talks to join Robert Pattinson in 'THE BATMAN'
Matt Reeves has cast Gotham City’s next commish and possible villain. — Jeffrey Wright is set to join Warner Bros. Batman reboot! The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed Wright is in negotiations to join Robert Pattinson as Gotham City PD’s Jim Gordon. Sources did not confirm if we’ll see Wright as Commissioner Jim Gordon or transcend from Detective to Commissioner as did Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan’s trilogy.
New 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Story' teaser features the return of Jesse Pinkman
New teaser bitches! — Ever since Breaking Bad’s thrilling series finale, fans - including yours truly - have been left to their own devices as it relates to the fate of Aaron Paul’s - Jesse Pinkman.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie • Netflix October 11, 2019
'Ad Astra' Review
Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Ryan Gosling, Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey and Chris Pratt have all gone into space in recent years (in big sci-fi movies). The newest A-lister to come aboard the genre is… Brad Pitt.
Anthony Hopkins carries hefty burden in ’The Two Popes’ (TIFF review)
Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce deliver a hefty and gripping portrait of two popes with extreme opposite world views. — When Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins) stepped down in 2013 it was a big surprise to many. But some people were aware for a long time, especially Pope Benedict himself.
'The Two Popes' trailer
Sound of Metal (TIFF review)
‘Sound of Metal’ is Riz Ahmed’s subtle take on a drummer losing his hearing and joining the deaf community. — When we first meet Ruben (Riz Ahmed) is drumming as if his life depends on it. With his girlfriend he has a two-man band touring in an old bus they live and sleep in as well.
'Coming 2 America': Eddie Murphy Confirms Randy Watson and Sexual Chocolate Are Returning
Jackson Heights very own is returning in 2020.... — Yes, you read the headline correctly. Eddie Murphy is getting the band back together for Paramount's Coming to America sequel!
The 2012 male stripper drama “Magic Mike” made women go crazy for Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey (who actually won an Independent Spirit Award for his performance). Now it’s the ladies’ turn to take center stage with “Hustlers”. Can this movie make men go gaga watching Constance Wu, Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez (who’s receiving Best Supporting Actress buzz) bump and grind as “dancers” just trying to make a living?
M. Night Shyamalan to write and direct two new films set for 2021 and 2023
The filmmaker who was once pegged the next Spielberg has two new thrillers coming in 2021 and 2023. — M. Night Shyamalan has inked a deal to write and direct two new films in collaboration with Universal Pictures.
Helen Mirren poised to get behind the wheel in 'Fast and Furious 9'?
After joining the “Fast and Furious” family in 2017’s Fate of the Furious, it appears Helen Mirren will finally get to fulfill her wish in 2020’s Fast and Furious 9.
'The Goldfinch' Review
Director John Crowley’s follow-up to the lovely, heartbreaking 2015 romance “Brooklyn” is an ambitious one. “The Goldfinch” is based on author Donna Tartt’s nearly 800-page, 2013 novel that won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
James Gunn Reveals 'The Suicide Squad' Cast
James Gunn tweeted out the cast for his upcoming film The Suicide Squad. The photo featured 24 stars. — The casting rumors for James Gunn's The Suicide Squad have been bonkers. Now we finally have confirmation on what the cast will officially look like and it's incredible.
Disney CEO Bob Iger Departs Apple's Board of Directors
Bob Iger has resigned from the Apple board as the company shifts into becoming a player in Hollywood. — Iger's resignation is coming just a couple of months before both companies launch their own streaming services. Iger actually resigned on September 10 according to an SEC filing. That was the same day Apple announced the launch date and price for AppleTV Plus. Apple TV Plus will launch on November 1 and cost $5 a month.
Walt Disney Studios Teams with Microsoft to Make Movies in the Cloud
Walt Disney Studios and Microsoft are teaming up to develop a ‘scene-to-screen’ content workflows. Disney will be using the Microsoft Azure cloud. Microsoft will be a Disney Studios StudioLAB (an innovation incubator) innovation partner.
James Mangold’s ‘Ford v Ferrari’ is an exhilarating classic ride (TIFF review)
Director James Mangold (‘Logan’) delivers the best racing movie since Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’ (2013) and in some ways surpasses it too. — The film follows Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) as they prepare to beat Ferrari at the 1966 classic 24 Hours of Le Mans.
'Waves' is a heart-wrenching film about two young couples dealing with life's unexpected turn of events (TIFF review)
‘It Comes at Night’ director Trey Edward Shults joins A24 for another hard-hitting stylish drama about two connected couples who deal with the cards they’ve been dealt in life.