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rise of skywalker colin trevorrow

J.J. Abrams is at the helm of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but things could’ve turned out very differently. At one point, Jurassic World filmmaker Colin Trevorrow was set to direct the final entry in the Skywalker Saga, but Trevorrow ultimately parted ways with the production. We’ve heard several different reasons for Trevorrow’s departure, and now, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy is opening up about what happened behind-the-scenes.

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Top 25 Movies of 2019

We’re getting closer to the end of 2019, and that means the year-end lists delivering what critics think are the best movies of the year are starting to arrive. It’s a little early, especially since some of the movies appearing on lists haven’t hit theaters yet, but many critics have seen those movies in advance thanks to deadlines for voting bodies to determine their awards nominations. That brings us to film critic David Ehrlich‘s traditional video countdown of the Top 25 Movies of 2019. Did any of your favorites make the cut? Find out below. Read More »

Knives and Skin Review

If you filtered a classic character-driven film like The Last Picture Show through a giallo color palette and infused it with impending dread of a horror flick, you’d get something that looked a lot like Jennifer Reeder’s Knives and Skin. The writer-director begins her film with a missing girl, the inciting incident for any number of genres, and lets it spiral away outwards organically. It’s a thriller, a bit of noir, a lot of coming-of-age tale, always small-town domestic drama. To Reeder’s immense credit, her film glides forward with an aura of mystery but never feels like genre mix-and-match.

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Watchmen - A God Walks Into Abar - Doctor Manhattan

On the December 9, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler discussion of the eighth episode of HBO’s Watchmen, entitled “A God Walks Into Abar.” Read More »

mcu multiverse

I remember walking out of the theater after a screening of The Avengers, shaking my head in awe at how Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and his team of collaborators managed to weave seemingly disparate worlds together into a coherent story. But that was back in the first phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the scope and ambition of Marvel movies have expanded exponentially since then.

So how will Feige and Co. continue to keep things fresh as they surpass 25 movies in the same universe? The answer, it seems, is to take the action beyond a single universe. Read Feige’s latest quote on the future of the MCU below.
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The Matrix 4 Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff, who stars in the Netflix series Mindhunter and voices the character of Kristoff in Disney’s Frozen films, is the latest actor to plug in to the newest Matrix sequel.

Groff has reportedly signed on to appear in Lana Wachowski‘s The Matrix 4, joining a cast that already includes returning veterans Keanu ReevesCarrie-Anne Moss, and Jada Pinkett-Smith as well as franchise newcomers Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman, Watchmen) and Jessica Henwick (Game of Thrones, Iron Fist). Welcome to the desert of the real, Mr. Groff. Read More »

avenue 5 trailer

Time to set phasers to fun — and to Armando Ianucci‘s perfect brand of comedic chaos. HBO has released a new Avenue 5 trailer starring Hugh Laurie as an inept spaceship captain in the Veep creator’s new comedy. With the new trailer comes an official premiere date for Avenue 5: the space comedy TV series will blast off this coming January.

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Watchmen season finale trailer

“The end is nigh.”

That phrase has been used in the marketing for HBO’s Watchmen since it first began to ramp up, but now it’s true on a meta level: the final episode of the exceptional first season (and maybe even the series as a whole) airs this coming Sunday night, and HBO has dropped one last trailer to get us hyped. As if we needed any additional reasons to be excited. Read More »

Mondo has established itself as the go-to source for unique and distinctive posters depicting beloved movies. So it’s no surprise that they’ve allied themselves with Pixar, for the all-new gallery show, The Spirit of Adventure: A Pixar Poster Show. The show is now open, offering 15 all-new posters from nine different artists. Let’s take a look.

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the conjuring 3 title

The Conjuring 3 has an official title. And it’s a devilishly good one. New Line has unveiled the title and official synopsis for the long-awaited third film in James Wan‘s Conjuring series, which launched the studio’s highly successful Conjuring Universe of horror films. Find out what The Conjuring 3 title is below.

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