We went blind into Bone Tomahawk, which is a pretty great way to see it. We knew it was a Western with Kurt Russell as the lead, but we didn’t know it would walk right up into “Weird Western” territory. If you’re sold on that alone, stop right now. I wouldn’t say what we’re about to get into is spoiler territory, exactly, seeing… Continue reading Examining 'Bone Tomahawk' and Its Place Among the Weirdest Westerns in Film History
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Franchise Fever: Christopher Lloyd stars in a new Back to the Future short. Trainspotting 2 will shoot next year. Lionsgate wants a Cabin in the Woods sequel. The Enchanted sequel will be titled Disenchanted. Watchmen might become a TV series. Sony is making an animated Ghostbusters movie.
Marvel Madness: Kevin Feige gave updates on Captain America, Spider-Man and more. And an update on Captain Marvel.
Casting Net: John Goodman joined Kong: Skull Island. Ellar Coltrane joined The Circle. Nat Wolff… Continue reading Best of the Week: New 'Back to the Future' Film Teaser, Fantastic Fest Reviews and More
With Warner Bros. and DC Comics gearing up to unleash their first superhero-based cinematic universe, fans from all over the spectrum of devotion to the publisher’s characters have their ideas on how that world should be presented on the big screen. Some likely believe that the path to greatness lies solely in the comics and nowhere else, while others may want to see the… Continue reading Comics on Film: The DC Movie Universe Should Take Hints From the 'Batman: Arkham' Games
Right now we’re in the thick of festival season. Between Venice, Telluride, Toronto, New York (and then eventually AFI), many of this season’s biggest awards contenders will premiere and launch a conversation that’ll last till the Oscars airs on February 28, 2016.
What you might not be as familiar with are the countless regional film festivals that crop up amidst the bigger… Continue reading How One Film Festival Is Spreading Autism Awareness Through the Power of Movies
The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival closed its doors over the weekend, but not before Brie Larson’s Room took home honors as the People’s Choice. Perhaps the fest’s most prestigious award, the People’s Choice is voted on by all those attending the fest who fill out a ballot on their way out of the theater. Other films that scored People’s Choice awards include