the criterion channel

As we heard earlier this year, The Criterion Channel is launching on April 8. The new streaming subscription service will host the Criterion Collection and Janus Films’ library of more than 1,000 feature films, 350 shorts, and thousands of supplementary features, including trailers, introductions, behind-the-scenes documentaries, interviews, video essays, commentary tracks, and rare archival footage. But that’s not all. The Criterion Channel will be even bigger than we thought. Read More »

Dora the Explorer Movie - Danny Trejo as Boots

Believe it or not, that Dora the Explorer movie is arriving in theaters late this summer, and we’re about to get a glimpse of what we can expect when the first trailer drops this weekend during the Kids Choice Awards on Nickelodeon. But before the trailer even arrives for Dora and the Lost City of Gold, we’ve already got a perplexing piece of information about the adaptation of the animated series for kids.

Yesterday, along with the first theatrical posters for the Dora the Explorer movie, Machete star Danny Trejo confirmed that he’s providing the voice for Dora’s best animal friend Boots, a money who wears, you guessed it, a machete. Wait. I mean boots! He wears rain boots! But if you look at the Dora the Explorer movie posters, there are no boots to be found on this monkey. Read More »

Star Wars Celebration 2019 Exclusives

Star Wars Celebration is right around the corner, which means we’ll be getting plenty of news about Star Wars Episode 9, The Mandalorian, and plenty more from a galaxy far, far away. But let’s not forget that this is also a Star Wars convention. And what’s a convention without some cool exclusives for fans to get their hands on? Some of the Star Wars Celebration 2019 exclusives from Hasbro, Funko and LEGO have been revealed, and you can check them out below. Read More »

Jordan Peele's Horror Guide

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Get Out and Us director Jordan Peele gives us a guide to horror through his own preferences and influences over the years. Plus, see how blurred the line is that separates Jordan Peele’s comedic work on the sketch comedy series Key & Peele and his recent horror stories on the big screen, and watch as artists put their own spin on Us with their artwork. Read More »

Hellboy Poster

Want to see some Spider-Man: Far From Home LEGO sets? What’s going on in the Krypton season two teaser? Who is playing Bruce Wayne‘s mother in Pennyworth? What’s happening with New Mutants now that the Disney deal for Fox is done? How did Tony Stark and Nebula make it back to Earth in Avengers: Endgame? Want to see some new Hellboy posters? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Chris O'Dowd - The Twilight Zone Reboot Cast

The CBS All Access reboot of The Twilight Zone already has some stellar talent on board. The series revival from Get Out director Jordan Peele counts Zazie Beetz, John Cho, Ginnifer Goodwin, Greg Kinnear, Kumail Nanjiani, Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, Allison Tolman, and Jacob Tremblay among the cast, and now another outstanding talent has been added to the line-up.

The IT Crowd and Bridesmaids star Chris O’Dowd has joined one of the first season episodes of The Twilight Zone. He’ll be starring alongside Transparent‘s Amy Landecker. Read More »

Danger Girl Movie

Even though Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment have been dominating the comic book movie scene for years now, there are a lot of other comic books out there which might look good on the big screen. One such property is in the works from Constantin Films.

Danger Girl is a comic book from IDW Publishing which focuses on Abbey Chase, described as a champion marksman, virtuoso of languages, scholar of world history, and a heart-stopping femme fatale. But she’s also a treasure hunter with a knack for adventure, which makes her the perfect recruit for a secret organization that sends her on a series of adventures to track down mysterious mystical objects that are also sought after by the evil Hammer Syndicate. And now she’s getting her own movie. Read More »

Netflix Original Programming Percentage

Back in September of 2016, Netflix said they were in the middle of a “multiyear transition and evolution toward more of our own content.” In a few years, their hope was to have 50% of their library be comprised of original content. And in just a couple years, the streaming service has made great strides towards that goal.

A new report by research firm Ampere Analysis has revealed that among all the releases available in the United States that went live throughout the year 2018, 51% of them were Netflix originals. However, when it comes to the entirety of the Netflix library, the streamer still has a long way to go in order to meet their goal. Read More »

Avengers Endgame TV Spot

The full trailer for Avengers: Endgame is keeping all sorts of secrets to make sure this theatrical experience is an absolute thrill. Marvel Studios even went so far as to fill nearly a minute of the trailer’s runtime with flashbacks to the previous movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, honoring the legacies of Iron Man, Captain America and Thor. But the superheroes we lost after the mighty snap of Thanos were also highlighted as they turned to dust, and now a new Avengers Endgame TV spot honors those who are no longer with us. Read More »

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Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Production Diaries

Remember when Peter Jackson gave fans an unprecedented look behind the scenes at the making of King Kong with his online production diaries? That was something that was a great influence on the creation of /Film, and we’re very excited to see that director Kevin Smith is going to chronicle the making of his latest film, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Today, the filmmaker launched The Road to Reboot, a series of videos that will be released on YouTube to give fans an in-depth look at the making of a movie. Check out the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot production diaries below. Read More »