Avengers Endgame

The re-release of Avengers: Endgame hit theaters over the weekend to give Marvel Studios one last boost to possibly surpass Avatar on the all-time box office chart. But some box office analysts will tell you that the re-release was about boosting interest in Spider-Man: Far From Home while taking some wind out of the sails of Annabelle: Creation as we head into this week’s holiday box office. No matter the reason, we’ve seen the Avengers Endgame re-release extra footage, and some of you out there are probably wondering about it. So let’s break it down. Read More »

scary stories to tell in the dark footage

Yesterday in New York City, director André Øvredal and producer Guillermo del Toro brought two clips and a new trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the big screen adaptation of the iconic, and terrifying, children’s book series. Those books are sacred to me – I grew up with them. As a result, I’ve been a little wary of this film adaptation, even with talented folks like Øvredal and del Toro involved. But after attending the event in NYC, and watching the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark footage, I think I’m finally sold on what del Toro and Øvredal have in store.

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King of the monsters trailer final

Movie fans are generally divided when it comes to 2014’s Godzilla, which favored stunning and evocative visuals over traditional action. With the follow-up, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, director Michael Dougherty is looking to please everyone with a movie that evokes the terror and majesty of giant monsters and devotes a great deal of screen time to those monsters stomping the crap out of each other. Watch the final Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer below.

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Child's Play remake

This week, I had the chance to get an early look at a scene from the upcoming Child’s Play remake, which just released a brand new trailer. I also spoke with director Lars Klevberg and producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg about why they wanted to modernize a popular horror character, their approach to the new story, and more.

Check out our description of the scene and their quotes below, including some brief updates about Grahame-Smith’s rumored Fantastic Four script and the feature-length Kung Fury film. Read More »

john wick chapter 3 dogs

On the April 5, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss all the footage and trailers they saw during the Lionsgate presentation at CinemaCon 2019. Footage screened includes John Wick 3, I Still Believe, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out and we give reactions to the two movies we saw at the con, Wild Rose and Long Shot, and we also talk about seeing David Copperfield’s show in Vegas. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).

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knives out footage reaction

Rian Johnson is following up Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Knives Out, a star-studded mystery movie that released its first footage to the crowd at CinemaCon. According to Johnson himself, Knives Out is a tribute to the locked-room mysteries of Agatha Christie, with Daniel Craig’s Detective Benoit Blanc meant to evoke Christie’s Hercule Poirot.

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John Wick 3 Footage Reaction

Even though some moviegoers are anxious to see their favorite Avengers get back in action on the big screen this summer, others are only concerned with one, and his name is John Wick.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum brings back Keanu Reeves as the titular assassin who was forced back into action after some jerks killed his dog. And that was after he already had to deal with the pain of losing his wife. Now John Wick is on the run as he’s been classified excommunicado after breaking the sacred rules of The Coninental. /Film’s own Ben Pearson and Peter Sciretta were on hand to check out some new footage from the blockbuster action sequel coming next month, and we’ve got their reaction. Read More »

terminator 6 title

On the April 4, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss all the footage and trailers they saw during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019. Footage screened includes Gemini Man, Terminator: Dark Fate, Rocket Man, Sonic The Hedgehog and more. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).

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gemini man footage reaction

Gemini Man is a sci-fi movie that has spent decades in development, attracting the likes of Mel Gibson and Clint Eastwood to the role of an over-the-hill hitman who finds himself targeted by a younger clone of himself. But it wasn’t until now, when de-aging technology has become the hottest new commodity in blockbusters, that Gemini Man could finally become a reality.

Now set to star Will Smith and be directed by Ang LeeGemini Man will finally hit theaters more than two decades after the film was first pitched in 1997. /Film’s own Peter Sciretta and Ben Pearson are attending CinemaCon is Las Vegas this year and got a sneak peek at the first footage of Gemini Man.

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Terminator Dark Fate Photos

No fate but the one we saw at CinemaCon 2019. The new Terminator sequel will attempt to inject life back into the longrunning franchise once again with the highly anticipated return of series legends Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. Will that gambit pay off? We’ll have to see based on the first Terminator: Dark Fate footage shown at Paramount’s panel at CinemaCon. /Film’s own Peter Sciretta and Ben Pearson are attending CinemaCon is Las Vegas this year and caught a glimpse at the first footage from Terminator: Dark Fate.

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