Last night brought the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards to FOX, and well, we’re just glad that the awards and acceptance speeches were remarkable, because the broadcast of television’s biggest night wasn’t super enjoyable. Without a host, the show felt nearly lifeless, and the few moments of entertainment came from a handful of presenters and the wonderful, consistent, and silly presence of Thomas Lennon. But we’ll get to that later.
Despite the disappointing broadcast of the 2019 Emmys last night, there were still some highlights to be found from the show, especially from the speeches, not to mention a few surprises among the award recipients, and several television records broken and set. So let’s get down to the finer points of the 2019 Emmys broadcast from last night. Read More »
Hot on the heels of news that Andy Serkis will be stepping behind the camera for the sequel to the surprise comic book movie hit Venom, we have word on at least one returning cast member joining Tom Hardy for another round of symbiote action.
Michelle Williams, who was a perplexing but welcome addition to the first Venom movie, has confirmed that she will be back for the sequel. Does that mean Venom 2 will end up having She-Venom come back for some more smooching with Eddie Brock? We can only hope that’s the case, if only to give the internet more weird things to think about for a little while. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch a roundtable discussion with potential dramatic actress Emmy contenders like Emilia Clarke, Danai Gurira, Patricia Arquette and more. Plus, listen as Forrest Gump production designer Rick Carter breaks down the work that went into Gary Sinise’s introduction as Lieutenant Dan, and watch as Stranger Things stars Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin get spicy. Read More »
Sony Pictures Classics has released the first trailer for After the Wedding, director Bart Fruendlich‘s remake of Bird Box director Susanne Bier’s 2006 movie of the same name. Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams lead the cast, playing two women who find themselves linked by a mysterious shared history and who must grapple with the revelations of that history during a particularly stressful time in both of their lives. Check it out below.
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FX has released the official Fosse/Verdon trailer, but don’t worry, they’re not giving it all away. Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams star in the FX miniseries about director and choreographer Bob Fosse and dancer Gwen Verdon, whose tumultuous partnership nevertheless helped produce hits like Cabaret, Chicago, and All That Jazz. Watch the official Fosse/Verdon trailer below.
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After the Wedding is a remake of Bird Box director Susanne Bier’s 2006 movie of the same name, and while I haven’t seen that version, this one is a muddled melodrama that never comes together in satisfying fashion.
Michelle Williams plays Isabel, an American ex-pat living in India and working at an orphanage. One day, she receives a surprise phone call to come to New York City, because high-powered businesswoman Theresa (Julianne Moore) wants to provide funding for her orphanage. Soon after Isabel arrives, Theresa invites her to her daughter Grace (Abby Quinn)’s wedding, which becomes the setting for a revelation about the relationship between the key players. Read More »
After Venom raked in over $855 million worldwide, there was no way Sony Pictures would pass on a sequel to the wildly successful Spider-Man spin-off. So it comes as no surprise that the studio is moving forward with plans for a Venom sequel, and they’re bringing back Kelly Marcel, one of the original film’s writers, to pen the script and executive produce. But director Ruben Fleischer won’t be returning to direct since he’ll be busy at the helm of another sequel, Zombieland 2. What about the cast?
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Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams are going to give you the ole razzle dazzle in Fosse/Verdon, FX’s upcoming biographical miniseries about the legendary Broadway choreographer and filmmaker Bob Fosse and his creative and romantic partner Gwen Verdon, who did everything he did but backwards and in heels.
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Here’s a film that’s bound to be a bit depressing. Michelle Williams, who can be seen later this week in Venom, has just landed the role of Christa McAuliffe in The Challenger, a movie based on the 1986 space shuttle disaster that shocked the world. McAuliffe was set to be the first teacher in space, but the shuttle exploded upon takeoff, killing all seven astronauts on board.
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A new Venom trailer is here, and it has everything fans of the character could want: slime, tongues, and Tom Hardy talking to himself. The film is part of Sony’s Spider-Verse (or is it the Venom-Verse? Answer unclear), a series of films which aren’t connected to Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man films, like Homecoming and the upcoming Far From Home. Confused? Don’t worry! None of this matters. Watch the Venom trailer below!
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