The Important News
First Look: Matt Damon showed off his bare chest for Bourne 5.
Franchise Fever: King Kong vs. Godzilla will happen again. Sam Smith is singing the new Bond song. Disney’s Jungle Cruise will be set in the 1920s. Animorphs might be the next big YA movie series.
Casting Net: Rebecca Ferguson might play Captain Marvel. Tom Cruise will re-team with Doug Liman for Luna Park. Olivia Cooke will star in Ready Player One.
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Trailer Remix of the Day:
Perfectly timed for today’s new Spectre trailer debut, here’s a 1960s-style trailer for the 2006 version of Casino Royale (via Devour):
Filmmaker in Focus:
The interweb’s favorite filmmaker of all time, Christopher Nolan, is summed up in just over three minutes in this epic supercut… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: More 'Mad Max' Meets 'Star Wars,' Epic Christopher Nolan Supercut and More
You might recognize the tall, thin, strong-jawed actor/clown/comedian Bill Irwin as Ham Gravy in Popeye, as Mr. Leeds in Lady in the Water, as Anne Hathaway’s dad in Rachel Getting Married, or even as Mr. Noodle on Sesame Street. However, there’s one role where you simply will not recognize him: as TARS the robot in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.
Many may think that TARS… Continue reading 'Interstellar' Actor Bill Irwin Explains How Bringing TARS to Life Finally Made Christopher Nolan Smile
Interstellar first took off in theaters last November and people still can’t stop talking about Christopher Nolan’s science fiction epic. Granted, a lot of that talk is arguing about some of the logic in the movie, but not all of it is coming from armchair scientists on the Internet.
Fellow sci-fi director Rian Johnson (whose last movie was Looper and whose next… Continue reading 'Interstellar' Extras: Listen to Rian Johnson's Chat with Christopher Nolan Before It Hits Theaters Again
Postcredits scenes and comic book movies just seem to go hand in hand now. Ever since the first major one in the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the end of Iron Man, they’ve seemingly become the norm, which other studios like Sony and 20th Century Fox have tried to replicate in their respective Spider-Man and X-Men films.
Recently, though, a couple of major comic book films since the… Continue reading Comics on Film: Postcredits Sequences and Why Christopher Nolan Avoids Them