The wizarding world of Harry Potter is two things: A) wonderful, and B) very, very British. Sure, the eight movies made from seven books do mention places outside of the Hogwarts homeland of Britain, and there are some characters and references from other countries thrown in the mix, but America is not one of them.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Let’s consider fake movie trailers to be short films. They’re self-contained works with some semblance of a narrative, and sometimes they become remade and adapted into actual movies. As far as shorts being calling cards and pitches for larger projects in Hollywood these days, maybe it’s more appropriate to consider short films to be fake movie trailers, too. The connection allows us to… Continue reading Watch the Shorts That Lead to Horror Movies Like 'Clown,' 'Saw' and 'The Babadook'
Deadpool: Morena Baccarin will star in the female lead role opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool. The actress has built geek credibility through a series of appearances in everything from Firefly to The Flash and Gotham, not to mention voice work in Justice League and Son of Batman, plus dramatic roles in shows like Homeland (above). The Deadpool supporting cast includes T.J… Continue reading Movie News: Morena Baccarin Grabs 'Deadpool' Lead; See Vin Diesel in Newest 'Last Witch Hunter' Image
Star Wars: Reportedly, Rooney Mara (Side Effects, above right) and Tatiana Maslany (TV’s Orphan Black, above left) are among a handful of actresses testing for the lead role in the first Star Wars standalone movie, to be directed by Gareth Edwards. Academy Award-nominated Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) is also under consideration for the starring role… Continue reading Movie News: Actresses Testing for Lead in 'Star Wars' Spin-Off; Watch Salma Hayek in First, Action-Packed 'Everly' Trailer
A Walk Among the Tombstones – Universal Studios – Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVDDirector: Scott FrankCast: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Patrick F. McDade, Laura Birn. Full cast + crew
This is a banner week for smart movies made for adult audiences. Obviously Gone Girl is the biggest name of the bunch, but don’t let its box office status let you overlook A Walk Among the Tombstones, the newest movie… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Gone Girl' and 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' Lead a Great Week for Adult Movies