Jack Ryan trailer

John Krasinski may have recently earned the distinction as a hot new director, but he hasn’t given up his day job. Krasinski stars in Jack Ryan, a new Amazon series adapted from the Tom Clancy books your grandpa used to read in his big, comfy arm chair. But this ain’t your grandpa’s Jack Ryan. This is an action-packed, ass-kicking adventure. Watch the latest Jack Ryan trailer below.

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the handmaid's tale postpartum review

(We’re going to kickstart our weekly The Handmaid’s Tale review by answering one simple question: Who suffered the most?)

The Handmaid’s Tale’s latest episode, “Postpartum,” just had me feeling depressed. Not because it was an almost-immediate return to the bleak status quo that this show is so fond of, but because it was another tonal and quality dip for the series after the breathtaking highs of last week’s “Holly.”

That’s not to say that this episode was entirely abysmal in tone. In fact, there were even some bursts of camp with the introduction of a guest actor whose appearance is always a pleasant surprise — and perhaps the fresh, invigorating addition that this show needs.

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house of cards season 6 teaser

Yesterday, the nation celebrated America’s Independence Day, but Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) is celebrating a different kind of “independence.” Netflix released a new House of Cards season 6 teaser to coincide with the July 4 festivities, building up hype for a Claire Underwood-centric season and made a nod to Kevin Spacey‘s firing.

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sharp objects review

HBO adapts Gillian Flynn‘s Sharp Objects into a haunting, brilliantly constructed Southern Gothic miniseries. Director Jean-Marc Vallée deftly blends past and present, telling a hypnotic, engrossing story about a damaged woman who can’t escape her emotional and physical scars. At the center of it all is Amy Adams, giving one of the best performances of her already stellar career. Mild spoilers follow.

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we the animals trailer

A lot of filmmakers can try to imitate the lyrical, dreamy style of Terrence Malick, but few can replicate it. And the auteur’s acclaimed Tree of Life certainly comes to mind while watching Jeremiah Zagar‘s hypnotic We the Animals trailer. But there’s an unsettling wildness that sets Zagar’s Sundance darling apart.

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skyward movie

As Hollywood runs out of Marvel and DC comics stories to mine, Image Comics may be the next big thing. The comic book publisher behind popular titles like The Walking Dead and Saga has been getting a slew of feature film adaptations, the latest of which will be brought to life by Rampage director Brad Peyton and Lucifer showrunner Joe Henderson. The comic book they’re adapting for Sony will be none other than Henderson’s own series, Skyward.

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Top 10 Movies of 2018 So Far

The nightmare that is 2018 is almost over! Current events may be terrifying, but movies have been pretty damn good this year. Each day this week, a different member of the /Film team will be counting down his or her favorite films of the year so far, and now it’s my turn. My favorite films this year run the gamut from indie curiosities to films of absolute horror. And just to keep things from being a complete dour-fest, there’s a very nice movie about a very nice bear as well. These are the top 10 movies of 2018 so far, according to Chris Evangelista.

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The King of Oil

John Krasinski shocked the world with his low-budget horror hit A Quiet Place, and we’re all eagerly awaiting his next effort as a director. It’s still unclear whether he’ll step behind the camera for a new film called The King of Oil, but Krasinski will produce the movie and may even reunite with frequent collaborator Matt Damon for it, too. Damon is in early talks to star in the film, which tells the true story of Marc Rich, a disgraced oil billionaire known as “one of the most controversial international businessmen of all time.” Read More »

Snowpiercer TV series

The director of TNT’s Snowpiercer TV series pilot has stepped off the train.

Doctor Strange and Sinister director Scott Derrickson was hired over a year ago to helm the cable adaptation of the French graphic novel that was famously brought to the big screen by Bong Joon-ho back in 2013. A new showrunner has since come aboard and wants “extreme reshoots” on the pilot, but Derrickson recently took to Twitter to explain that he won’t be the one to oversee them.
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it chapter 2 cast

The It Chapter 2 cast is together at last. A new cast photo shows the grown-up members of the Losers’ Club gathered for a table read, and while Pennywise the Clown is nowhere to be seen, you can be sure he’s lurking out there somewhere.

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