This weekend brings the true story Sully to the big screen. The film directed by Clint Eastwood stars Tom Hanks as real life airline pilot Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the man who landed a passenger plane in the Hudson river after something went terribly wrong shortly after take-off from LaGuardia Airport. The movie has been received fairly well with an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of this writing (though our own David Chen didn’t find it wholly compelling), but it appears there may be a more interesting biographical drama on the horizon.
While Tom Hanks is the one bringing Captain Sullenberger to life, Hollywood decided that the airline pilot was the best choice to star in a film called Hanks, a biopic about actor Tom Hanks and his rise to fame. Covering his career from the sitcom Bosom Buddies to his Oscar-winning turn in Philadelphia and more, this biopic looks like another awards contender in the making.
Watch the Hanks trailer after the jump. Read More »
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Yesterday was Ghostbusters Day, and to celebrate the casts of both the 1984 classic and this year’s reboot came together on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
For some reason, the posting of the videos on YouTube pretend the arrival of the original Ghostbusters cast during an interview with the new Ghostbusters cast was some kind of surprise, even though we found out about it in advance. Anyway, the two casts get together to talk about the reboot and the legacy of the original Ghostbusters.
Plus, Bill Murray throws his full support behind the reboot and explains why he finally chose this project to come back to the Ghostbusters franchise. If you think that’s just because he’s shilling for the studio, he actually gives some very honest thoughts about the film that might quell some of the fears of naysayers out there.
Watch the highlights from the Ghostbusters Jimmy Kimmel Live episode below. Read More »
In just a couple days, fans in 25 major cities around the United States will be seeing Captain America: Civil War, so we’ll be getting more than the initial positive reaction from critics and press that came last weekend. But if you’re not among the lucky fans heading to one of those screenings, you’ve got a few weeks to wait, and Jimmy Kimmel Live just might have the goods to hold you over this week.
Marvel is invading the late night talk show all week, and they started by having Team Captain America stop by the show last night. Along with all the fun that was had with Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie and Paul Rudd, a new Captain America Civil War clip debuted where Ant-Man (Rudd) meets Captain America (Evans) and is a little bit starstruck. It’s one of the clips we saw at D23 last year.
Check out the clip and more from the Team Captain America episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live below. Read More »
This week has brought some goodies from Marvel’s fall release of Doctor Strange with Benedict Cumberbatch stopping by a comic book shop in full wardrobe after production on the movie wrapped. Plus, a new official photo just arrived online today as well. But next week is when we’re really going to get a taste of the Sorcerer Supreme.
Jimmy Kimmel Live will be taken over by Marvel Studios next week with the stars of Captain America: Civil War stopping by throughout the week. But there’s one day when fans will really want to pay attention, because that’s when Benedict Cumberbatch will be stopping by to unveil the first Doctor Strange trailer. Read More »
Posted on Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Angie Han
The opening of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is just three and a half weeks away, which means Warner Bros.’ marketing campaign is now in its home stretch. And they are not holding back. Today we’ve got a look at the Batman v Superman Jimmy Kimmel cameo (okay, so this one’s just a funny skit for Kimmel’s show), a real Batman v Superman clip, and a new Batman v Superman featurette. Gorge yourself on superpowered glory after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
My excitement for the upcoming revival of The X-Files found itself tempered yesterday as a new batch of early reviews arrived. To call the early response to the limited series’ first episode negative would be an understatement. The disappointment was palpable. It hung in the air like an alien fog that you could collect in a jar and bottle in a government agency, only for it to break out and wreak havoc in the middle of the season when everyone is taking a break from the overarching mythology episodes
So faithful-but-not-blind X-Files fans need a laugh today and bless Jimmy Kimmel for trying to give us one with this amusing parody, which finds him teaming up David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson for a new case. Watch it for yourself below.
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If you’ve been watching Jimmy Kimmel Live over the past few years, or if you just pay attention whenever there’s a Star Wars-related clip that makes its way online, then you know that Harrison Ford has some serious beef with Chewbacca. The Wookiee seems to have done some nefarious activities with the wife of the man who plays his on-screen pal. Ford is so upset at Chewie that he has called him a “son of a bitch” when he tried to stop by his dressing room in 2011, and a “Wookiee sack of shit” when he popped up again in 2013.
But on last night’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens-themed episode, Ford finally settled the feud as Chewbacca was threatening to end his life on top of Jimmy Kimmel’s studio. Plus, there was plenty of other fun stuff, like a trivia contest between the cast and a seven-year old kid, a hologram from Carrie Fisher and a Star Wars edition of Lie Witness News. Read More »
It’s a staple of the fall movie season to see an actor, usually one known for comedies, step outside of their comfort zone and deliver a powerful dramatic performance, wowing audiences and critics alike. And that movie is finally throwing itself into the Oscar race as a last-minute entry.
The first trailer for a new indie drama called Crying in a Sweater has arrived, showing off a promising tour-de-force performance from Saturday Night Live veteran Kristen Wiig as a woman struggling through life’s trials and tribulations.
Watch the Crying in a Sweater trailer after the jump! Read More »
It’s been 26 years since Spike Lee‘s provocative Do the Right Thing debuted, and since Hollywood has been digging deep into the past for sequels, reboots and remakes, it only makes sense that they would revive the racially charged drama.
However, in case you haven’t noticed, Brooklyn has changed a lot since 1989. As Jimmy Kimmel noted during one of his episodes being taped in New York last week, “There used to be muggers right in this neighborhood stealing old ladies’ purses. Now those old lady purses are being worn ironically by hipsters in the area.” And that’s exactly what inspired the trailer for Do the Right Thing 2, starring Billy Crudup, Zooey Deschanel and more white people. Read More »