The buzz is strong for Knives Out, the latest film from Looper and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. This time he’s reaching back to his roots by tackling another murder mystery. But instead of the film noir set in high school that we got with Brick, this time it’s a whodunit set squarely in the center of an affluent family, where all the members seem to be extremely inconvenienced by the mere prospect of a murder investigation, especially since it appears the family patriarch committed suicide.
A new batch of Knives Out clips serve as introductions to certain characters, including Chris Evans being quite a douchebag, Daniel Craig being a patient investigator and observer of the truth, and Jamie Lee Curtis and Toni Collette not being too keen on this investigation in any capacity. Read More »
It took long enough, but Hollywood is finally wising up to the untapped potential of Tamora Pierce‘s works. Pierce is one of the most prolific YA fantasy of all time, but her books have remained largely ignored by Hollywood, despite fantasy adaptations being all the rage lately in the wake of Game of Thrones and Harry Potter. But the rich, immensely diverse world of Tamora Pierce’s Tortall Universe is getting the long-deserved TV series adaptation from Lionsgate. And judging by the number of novels and short stories in this decades-spanning saga, the Tortall Universe TV series will be a long one.
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With Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker arriving in December, there will be plenty of blockbuster action arriving just before Christmas. But let’s not forget that Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has another movie arriving just before we all stuff out faces on Thanksgiving. And what better way to celebrate the holiday than with a family gathering turned tragic by a murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. Ladies and gentlemen we present to you a new Knives Out trailer, and don’t worry, they’re not giving any of the mystery away at all. Read More »
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space, inspiring a whole new generation of girls to become astronauts. Now the story of her life and the mission that put her in the history books will be turned into a movie by Transparent creator Jill Soloway and Lionsgate. Read More »
John Wick: Chapter 4 is coming in 2021, but the cinematic world of assassins will expand even further in a new John Wick spin-off movie. Ballerina, a film which has been in development since 2017, has just found a director in the form of Len Wiseman, the guy behind movies like Underworld and Live Free or Die Hard. Read more about the project below. Read More »
This past summer, we learned Lionsgate was already keen on returning to the world of The Hunger Games by adapting the forthcoming prequel novel from author Suzanne Collins. Now we have more specifics on the story this book will tell, and we also have a title: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Read More »
Anyone knows that taking John Wick’s car for a joyride could sign your death warrant, but you won’t have to escape the wrath of the Baba Yaga in order to get a look at his car this summer. Ahead of the September release date for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Lionsgate is taking fans on a John Wick Road Trip for the next few weeks. Motorcycle-riding assassins not included.
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Fox News is probably the most nefarious, hypocritical news network out there (deal with it), and it’s largely thanks to the despicable men who helped make it the conservative-leaning media giant that it is today. No one deserves more credit for the degradation of cable news than Roger Ailes, and the story of his takedown from the empire he helped create is about to be told in a new movie called Bombshell from director Jay Roach.
Bombshell follows Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman as former Fox News personalities Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Carlson and the story of how they fought back against the sexual harassment and chauvinistic behavior of Roger Ailes, who will be portrayed by John Lithgow. The first Bombshell trailer has arrived, and while it’s a short glimpse at the movie, it’s also extremely effective in how it creates intrigue and tension, even if it doesn’t entirely lay out what the movie is actually about. Read More »
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Sylvester Stallone never wanted the fight that was brought to him as veteran John Rambo in the 1982 film First Blood. But when it comes to Rambo: Last Blood, he’s out for vengeance, and he has no problem finishing a fight that he once again didn’t start, especially when a surrogate family member gets taken by some dangerous men.
A new Rambo: Last Blood trailer has arrived, and it calls back to that first incident in the small town Hope, Washington (as well as the other sequels). We see footage from the first movie cross cut with what appears to be Rambo’s last mission. Will he survive this last face-off, or will he get a send-off in the same way that Wolverine did in Logan? Read More »
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark has an intimdating legacy to live up to. The collection of horror stories by Alvin Schwartz has been beloved by nearly four decades of children, with tales that are terrifying enough to be kid friendly but also bring a fright. A big part of what made these books so successful (and controversial) are the inky, grotesque illustrations by Stephen Gammell, and the crew of the film adaptation went to great lengths to recreate those illustrations in real life. You can see how they did it with the character known as “The Corpse” in the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark make-up featurette below. Read More »