Here’s How ‘Dunkirk’ Crushed ‘Emoji Movie’ at the Box Office

Here’s How ‘Dunkirk’ Crushed ‘Emoji Movie’ at the Box Office

On paper — or maybe on a smart phone screen — “The Emoji Movie” may have looked like a sure thing. It’s a family-friendly cartoon based on the emoticons that every texting kid with opposable thumbs knows and loves. To attract parents, it has a voice cast of popular stars. And it’s from the studio that turned a phone game into a cartoon smash (“The Angry Birds Movie”) last summer. In fact, “Emoji” did surpass…

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The First Teaser of Jennifer Lawrence in ‘Mother!’ Is ‘Insane’

The First Teaser of Jennifer Lawrence in ‘Mother!’ Is ‘Insane’

Jennifer Lawrence has most of the quotes, and screams, in the first tease for “Mother!” The clip doesn’t tell us much about what’s happening, but it does a great job of setting a dark, ominous tone. We know what’s happening ain’t good. The full trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller will arrive August 8. The movie was originally scheduled to open in October, but it got moved up to September 15, and it will now…

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Angelina Jolie Refutes ‘False and Upsetting’ Claims of Child Cruelty on Set

Angelina Jolie Refutes ‘False and Upsetting’ Claims of Child Cruelty on Set

Angelina Jolie is understandably “upset” that her new Vanity Fair interview left readers believing she tricked starving orphans in a twisted money game to cast her new Netflix film. The truth, Jolie said in a statement to The Huffington Post, is that the children were aware that it was a “pretend exercise” improvisation from an actual scene in the film, “First They Killed My Father,” based on a survivor’s memories of the Khmer Rouge killings…

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Movie News: How ‘Deadpool 2’ Will Be Like ‘Rush Hour’; Very Young Jean Grey Rumored for ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’

Movie News: How ‘Deadpool 2’ Will Be Like ‘Rush Hour’; Very Young Jean Grey Rumored for ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’

Deadpool 2: Wade Wilson, created as a supervillain by writer Rob Liefeld and scripter Fabian Nicieza for Marvel in 1991, will return in Deadpool 2. Played by Ryan Reynolds, he’ll be teamed for the first time on the big screen with comic book cohort Cable (Josh Brolin). How will the sequel differ from the original? Liefeld says: “It’s going to be comic book’s equivalent to Rush Hour and I don’t know if comic fans are…

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Film Representation of Women, Minorities Remains Largely Unchanged From Previous Year Despite Increased Awareness: Study

Film Representation of Women, Minorities Remains Largely Unchanged From Previous Year Despite Increased Awareness: Study

Women, hispanic and disabled characters are represented in a way most disproportionate to their U.S. demographics, according to a study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. read more

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Emilia Clarke Celebrates Instagram Milestone With Adorable Chewbacca Video

Emilia Clarke Celebrates Instagram Milestone With Adorable Chewbacca Video

She’s the Mother of Dragons on “Game of Thrones,” but Emilia Clarke is “Queen of the Wookiees as well.” Clarke has a mystery role in the untitled Han Solo movie and, while filming, her Instagram hit the 10 million follower mark. So she celebrated by posting this great little video with Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo: In a Instagram far far away……. 💫 (Or in pinewood backlot filming #untitledhansolomovie ) One CHEWBACCA (and one @emilia_clarke) wanted…

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What’s New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: July 31-August 6

What’s New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: July 31-August 6

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what’s new on Netflix and TV, we’ve got you covered. New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital “Alien: Covenant” Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” sequel is ready to terrify you at home with its Digital HD release this Tuesday, August 1. Two weeks later on August 15, “Alien: Covenant” will be available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. Michael Fassbender,…

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