The romantic comedy is back in full force, and Netflix has been a major contributor to the recent genre boom. With word-of-mouth hits like To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Someone Great, the streaming platform is filling a major gap in present-day Hollywood. After all, clever and well-written love stories
Download | Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS “You always were the clumsy one, old hoss.” Constant Listeners, grab a jacket and some smokes. It’s time to head back to Castle Rock, only this time we’re stepping away from the pages and gathering around the television.
Warner Bros. has found its new Batman. According to Variety, Robert Pattinson has been cast to play the Caped Crusader in Matt Reeves’ upcoming Batflick. The former Twilight star-turned-arthouse favorite succeeds Ben Affleck, who portrayed Bruce Wayne in three recent Warner Bros. productions — Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,
While it’s unlikely that the upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman will perform better at the box office than Bohemian Rhapsody, it’s historical significance on cinema will be far greater. That’s because, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Rocketman is the first major studio film to include gay male sex scenes. Whereas
“I want to play a game.” So does Chris Rock, as The Hollywood Reporter confirms that the blockbuster comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to relaunch their Saw franchise. “I’ve been a fan of Saw since the first film in 2004,” said Rock in a statement. “I am excited by the opportunity to take
The Pitch: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) was last seen running through the park with his dog, moments from becoming a sitting duck for every hired gun and assassin in the world, stripped of every protection offered by the Continental due to an on-premise killing. In this society, rules are key.
With two upcoming feature films in development — one about jazz singer Peggy Lee and another about the attorney who took on polluting chemical company DuPont — it seemed like director Todd Haynes (Carol, I’m Not There) already had a full dance card. But at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival, Haynes
It’s Miller Time! When Jason Reitman first announced that he’d be returning to the Ghostbusters franchise back in January, every fan had the same question on their mind: “Okay, awesome, but what about Bill Murray? What about Venkman?” Now, we have our answer. In an interview with Indiewire, Murray, who’s
Pandora has a new citizen. As Variety reports, Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement has joined the cast of James Cameron’s forthcoming (and yet still far-reaching) Avatar sequels. “I’ve loved Jemaine’s work for years and I’m really pumped that he’s joining our cast as Ian Garvin, one of my favorite characters,”
After simmering in Outworld for a couple of years, James Wan’s Mortal Kombat will finally go into pre-production this month in Adelaide, Australia for New Line Cinema. Steven Marshall, premier of South Australia, confirms the news in a press release, calling it “the largest film production in South Australia’s history.” Described
Here’s hoping Star Wars fans have been loving Game of Thrones. Today, Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed at the MoffetNathanson Media & Communications summit that the next round of Star Wars films to be released after this December’s The Rise of Skywalker will come from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff
Last year, Ari Aster made about as auspicious a debut as a filmmaker can with Hereditary. The psychological horror feature became one of A24’s most successful releases to date, while shocking audiences and announcing Aster as an essential new voice to watch — and simultaneously ruining the sound of glottal clicks
Where there’s Bond 25, there’s trouble. As Variety reports, the film’s rollercoaster of a production has now ceased filming due to an injury involving star Daniel Craig. They cite UK newspaper The Sun, whose sources indicate that Craig fell during one of the final scenes to be shot in Jamaica