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
Paddington – The Weinstein Company – Blu-ray and DVDDirector: Paul KingCast: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi. Full cast + crew
We’ve talked about Paddington a lot lately, so you may be tired of us telling you it’s a tremendous family film, but if you’ve somehow escaped all of our praise for it and our chats with producer David Heyman, well, guess what? It’s a tremendous… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Paddington,' 'Inherent Vice,' 'The Gambler' and More
The Important News
We got our first look at Disney’s Tomorrowland. And our first look at Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in The Gambler. And our first look at Will Smith and Margo Robbie in Focus.
Ghostbusters 3 is now moving ahead as a reboot and hired a writer. Terminator 5 and 6 might be shot back-to-back.
Jeff Goldblum says he’s still on board for the… Continue reading Best of the Week: Marvel Crossover Rumored, 'Ghostbusters' Rebooted, 'Inherent Vice' Reviewed and More
We’re entering the final week of the New York Film Festival, and as such, the big centerpiece film has been unveiled: the world premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson’s sprawling comic crime saga “Inherent Vice.” As far as premieres go, this is one of the more hotly anticipated ones — the movie doesn’t open until December and besides a handful of stills and a… Continue reading 'Inherent Vice' NYFF Review: 10 Things You Should Know About Paul Thomas Anderson's New Movie
Inherent Vice is a stoner comedy that’s less about the thrills of a high and more about the annoying paranoia that follows. It’s a complicated film, faithfully adapted from a complicated, plot-heavy book, and it’s impossible to consume in one bite and still feel satisfied. But that’s a Paul Thomas Anderson movie for ya – rich with character and personality; its nooks and crannies… Continue reading 'Inherent Vice' Review: Put This In Your Pipe and Smoke It