This December marks the return of Star Wars to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It is Disney’s intention to then start releasing one live-action Star Wars movie per year, with standalone Anthology films arriving in the years between chapters in a new trilogy that picks up 30 years after Return of the Jedi.
But with one successful Star
About four years ago, Warner Bros.’ Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds and Mark Strong was released in theaters, marking the studio’s first concerted effort at making a DC Comics movie outside of its comfort zone with Batman and Superman. Fans were hopeful, as trailers looked promising and it seemed like it was going to be ambitious.
When it was ultimately released, though, the nearly universal… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why a New 'Green Lantern' Film Should Include Multiple Green Lanterns
The Cannes Film Festival concluded over the weekend, and the big prize winners have been announced. The main competition jury, led by Joel and Ethan Coen, made some surprising picks, awarding Dheepan the top prize, known as the Palme d’Or.
It’s a French-language drama about three refugees who flee Sri Lanka and seek… Continue reading Cannes 2015 Award Winners Include Refugees in France, Prisoners in Auschwitz, and Rooney Mara in the 1950s
Awards season is in full swing, and with Golden Globe nominations due tomorrow, the first major guild has revealed their nominations. Right off the bat, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has thrown names like Jennifer Aniston (Cake), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler), Robert Duvall (The Judge) and Naomi Watts (pictured above in St. Vincent) into the mix for the first time this awards season (those… Continue reading SAG Nominations: 'Birdman' and 'Boyhood' Top List; Major Surprises Include Jennifer Aniston and Naomi Watts
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The death of Paul Walker devastated his loved ones, colleagues, and fans, but even while mourning Walker, the people behind the “Fast & Furious” franchise had to figure out the most sensitive and pragmatic way to finish the seventh movie that was already in production. Filming was put on hold, and the future of the… Continue reading 'Fast & Furious 7' Gets New Release Date, Will Include Paul Walker