Charlie Chaplin‘s 1921 silent film classic The Kid is getting the remake treatment. That information alone is unexpected, but brace yourselves, because that’s just the beginning. The new film will be an animated science fiction movie called The Kid: An Animated Adventure, starring Jacob Tremblay (Room, The Predator, the upcoming Good Boys) as the young protagonist who discovers a robot named Chaplin who possesses a human soul.
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There is, despite countless American Pie and Road Trip spin-offs arguing otherwise, an art to shaping R-rated comedies. Rawdog raunchiness and “F-bombs” alone don’t equate to laugh-a-minute genius.
Take a movie like Good Boys. Gene Stupnitsky’s hilarious adolescent comicality boasts heart, message, and humor in the precisely right places. Lesser creators would’ve leaned heavily on cursing “tweens” thinking with their pre-pubescent naughty parts, yet Stupnitsky and co-writer Lee Eisenberg dare to focus on a heartwarming story about coming of age with sixth-grade understanding, and then fill in the anecdotal kinky playthings and pornography gags. Read More »
Brie Larson is tearing up the box office right now as the latest member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but her young Room co-star Jacob Tremblay is about to lead a movie of his own.
Tremblay stars in Good Boys, a new comedy produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg that follows a young boy whose attempts to learn how to kiss before an upcoming party spirals into “an odyssey of epically bad decisions.” Check out the red-band trailer below.
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After a short teaser during the Super Bowl introduced Jordan Peele as the new host of the CBS All Access revival of The Twilight Zone, we finally have a full trailer that teases the new mind-bending sci-fi stories coming to the streaming service this spring. Watch The Twilight Zone trailer below! Read More »
Room‘s Jacob Tremblay is the latest addition to Mike Flanagan‘s Doctor Sleep cast. This marks a reunion for the two – Tremblay appeared in Flanagan’s horror film Before I Wake. The film is an adaptation of Stephen King‘s sequel to The Shining, focusing on an adult Danny Torrance (played by Ewan McGregor). Tremblay’s role is unknown at this time – could he be playing the younger Danny in flashbacks? Maybe!
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The Predator is in theaters this weekend, and even though it’s not faring too well among critics, yours truly found it to be a truly enjoyable, bloody, pulpy, action-packed extravaganza with the perfect amount of Shane Black‘s signature humor and an outstanding ensemble cast to bring it all together. Plus, it has one wild ending that sets the stage for something huge in a possible sequel.
But The Predator ending was originally significantly different than what ended up on the big screen, and it featured one hell of a reference to the first movie. Since this dives into major spoiler territory, you’ll have to join us below to learn more. Read More »
The Predator is set to introduce an all-new model of Predator — the Ultimate Predator, as it’s been dubbed. And 20th Century Fox’s marketing is leaning heavily around the Ultimate Predator, releasing a new The Predator clip and TV spot that highlight its dangerous powers.
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Things are looking up for The Predator. Despite some so-so reviews and a general controversy surrounding the film, Shane Black‘s sequel is on track to rake in more dough in its opening weekend than all the previous Predator films. More on The Predator box office below.
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The Predator hits theaters in a little over a week. Obviously the star of the movie is the galaxy’s notorious hunter who has no problem taking down humans on Earth, especially after they’ve been responsible for killing a handful of their kind. But the human stars deserve some attention too, especially since they’re our last line of defense against these creatures.
A new The Predator TV spot has arrived with a special focus on introducing the group of soldiers who end up squaring off with not only the kind of Predator that we’re used to seeing on the big screen, but also the new Ultimate Predator. What’s a little odd is that this is a grindhouse style intro that plays up the laughs and lighter side of this sci-fi action adventure. You’ll see what I mean when you watch below. Read More »
20th Century Fox has dropped the final trailer for The Predator, and it’s the most action-packed yet. But get ready to take your action with a heavy dose of humor, as this latest trailer seems to lean into director Shane Black‘s signature dark comedy.
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