Next 3 Surprising Comedies: ‘The Upside,’ ‘What Men Want,’ ‘Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral’

Next 3 Surprising Comedies: ‘The Upside,’ ‘What Men Want,’ ‘Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral’

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly star in Holmes & Watson as the legendary detectives in a funny and surprising take on the team’s pairing. Really, though, it’s more about the chemistry between the actors, who previously starred together in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Step Brothers, as it is about any sort of mystery. (By the way, Reilly also appeared in a cameo role in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, which…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Lego Set and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Lego Set and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: FX Breakdown of the Day: Effects artists at Industrial Light & Magic break down their digital creation of the Millennium Falcon for Solo: A Star Wars Story: FX Easter eggs of the day: Speaking of digital effects, here’s Vulture with a look at some secret CGI work in movies such as Justice League and Brokeback Mountain: Cosplay of the Day: Speaking…

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Next 3 DC Superhero Movies: ‘Shazam!,’ ‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

Next 3 DC Superhero Movies: ‘Shazam!,’ ‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

James Wan’s highly-anticipated Aquaman has exceeded all expectations, establishing Jason Momoa as a superhero on both land and sea. The action-adventure has a light heart while dealing with serious issues, bolstered by spectacular visual effects and strong performances by Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe and Nicole Kidman. Now that Aquaman has launched successful into theaters, what’s next for DC Films? We take a closer look at three of their upcoming productions. Shazam! Young teenage…

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First ‘Hellboy’ Trailer Arrives Just in Time; Here’s Everything We Know

First ‘Hellboy’ Trailer Arrives Just in Time; Here’s Everything We Know

There’s a new Hellboy on the block. Summit Entertainment’s reboot of the comic book movie franchise promises to be different style-wise than Guillermo del Toro’s 2004 take, but we can still anticipate a similar mix of brawn and banter from the titular demon-spawn character. Darker is the supposed direction of this Hellboy, though that doesn’t show so much in the first trailer. David Harbour’s version of the big, red, not-a-monster antihero is humorous, and the…

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Comics on Film: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Weaves an Incredible Web of Humor, Vibrancy and Heart

Comics on Film: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Weaves an Incredible Web of Humor, Vibrancy and Heart

Live-action adaptations of superhero characters are often looked at by most moviegoers as prime examples of what the characters can achieve when adapted into a new medium. Most embedded comics fans, however, know that animated offerings – whether they’re on film or television – can often prove to be more truthful to the spirits of the characters, along with having the potential to be extraordinarily imaginative in their execution. Over the past 25 years, superhero…

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‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Comes Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Comes Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, FandangoNOW, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical A Simple Favor (thriller-mystery; Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Andrew Rannells, Linda Cardellini, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend; rated R) Fahrenheit 11/9 (documentary; Michael Moore; rated R) The House with…

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