Right now, Marvel fans are spending most of their time anticipating the arrival of Avengers: Endgame next week. But don’t forget, there’s one more installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming this summer.
Spider-Man: Far From Home is taking the webslinger overseas for the first time on the big screen, and the adventure will actually start off a little sooner than previously scheduled. Sony Pictures has bumped up the Spider-Man Far From Home release date up a little bit to maximize their holiday box office potential through July 4th. Read More »
It’s been a long road to the big screen for the popular world-building video game Minecraft. Warner Bros. Pictures landed the rights back in 2014, and since then directors like Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) and Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) have come and gone from the project. More recently, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist director Peter Sollett signed on to helm the Minecraft movie, and now the studio has given it an official release date. Read More »
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Last summer, rumors spread that actor/musicians Donald Glover (Community, Solo: A Star Wars Story) and Rihanna (Ocean’s Eight, Battleship) were secretly shooting a movie in Cuba. Now we have our first official look at that film, which is called Guava Island and – surprise! – debuts this weekend on Amazon Prime Video. Watch the first teaser and find out more below. Read More »
What the heck happened with Under the Silver Lake, the new film from It Follows director David Robert Mitchell? The neo-noir mystery was snapped up by indie powerhouse A24 right before its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival…and then things started to go wrong. A24 slated it for a June 2018 release date, only to push it to December 2018. And then they pushed it again. Now, Under the Silver Lake is being dumped on VOD in the U.S. this month, save for select screenings in NY and LA. Talk about a real mystery.
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Two years ago, The Current War was being primed to be a key Oscar candidate. A historical drama about the race for electricity dominance in 19th century America starring awards darlings Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon and directed by Martin Scorsese protégé Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, The Current War had all the right elements to make it a frontrunner in the awards race. It was met with lukewarm reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival, and that might have obstructed it, sure, but critical acclaim isn’t always a driving force come awards season. But then its distributor The Weinstein Company imploded amid the Harvey Weinstein scandal that rocked Hollywood. And The Current War disappeared.
But sparked by a Scorsese clause in the film’s contract, The Current War flickered back to life. Now the film has been acquired by 101 Studios, which will finally set The Current War US release for an overhauled cut that is 10 minutes shorter and has five additional scenes.
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Holy crap, it’s actually happening! After years of rumors and speculation, Bill and Ted 3 is finally a reality. And it has a release date, too! Stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter took to social media to release a charming, goofy video thanking fans for their support, and confirming the threequel – titled Bill and Ted Face the Music – is officially a go. And we’ll get to see it in summer 2020.
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The Sopranos prequel movie now has an official release date – and a new title. Once thought to be retitled as simply Newark, the movie has the official previous title of The Many Saints of Newark. And you can expect to see it in theaters in the fall of 2020. Sopranos creator David Chase wrote the film, with Sopranos series director Alan Taylor at the helm. The Many Saints of Newark is set in the 1960s, and will feature younger versions of several Sopranos characters. More on the Sopranos prequel movie release date (and new title) below.
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Warner Bros. and DC found success by releasing Aquaman in theaters one week early for Amazon Prime subscribers, and now the studio is taking it up a notch for its next superhero film. Fandango has teamed up with WB and announced that Shazam early screenings will be taking place on March 23, 2019, in approximately 1,200 theaters across the country. That’s almost a full two weeks before the movie opens in wide release on April 5. Read More »
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Get out your 2021 calendar and get ready to block off some family time. Warner Bros. has locked down release dates for both their untitled Sesame Street movie, and the animation/live-action hybrid Tom and Jerry movie. Anne Hathaway is set to star in the Sesame Street movie, which is a musical, while Tim Story will direct Tom and Jerry. Read More »
Alamo Drafthouse is holding “slut-only” screenings of the raunchy Canadian teen comedy Slut in a Good Way to promote sex positivity. The film follows a teenager named Charlotte who, after a bad break-up, decides to explore her sexuality, which results in her facing society’s harsh double standards. To celebrate the acclaimed film, Alamo is holding “Sluts Only” screenings in Austin, Brooklyn, San Francisco, and Omaha.
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