In ‘Widows,’ Crime Gets a New Face; Here’s Everything We Know

In ‘Widows,’ Crime Gets a New Face; Here’s Everything We Know

Crime thrillers offer audiences the opportunity to live vicariously through the heroes and villians portrayed on screen. Often those characters are brooding and brutal, manly men who have little time for the women in their lives; they are too busy planning spectacular crimes and scheming how they’ll spend their ill-gotten gains. Widows flips the book, so to speak, smashing stereotypes and placing a strong group of women at the heart of an intense crime drama….

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Next 3 Major Family Movies: ‘A Dog’s Way Home,’ ‘The Kid Who Would Be King,’ ‘Dumbo’

Next 3 Major Family Movies: ‘A Dog’s Way Home,’ ‘The Kid Who Would Be King,’ ‘Dumbo’

A cheerful comedy about a grouchy creature who doesn’t like Christmas, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, opened over the weekend to grand success. Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays the titular character with gruff yet winsome authority, leads the voice cast in the animated holiday adventure, joined by Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Angela Lansbury and Pharrell Williams. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch is ideal for families. More family films are coming soon to theaters, including Ralph Breaks the Internet…

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The Week in Movie News: Spielberg Revisiting ‘The Color Purple,’ First ‘Missing Link’ Trailer and More

The Week in Movie News: Spielberg Revisiting ‘The Color Purple,’ First ‘Missing Link’ Trailer and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Steven Spielberg is redoing The Color Purple as a musical: Steven Spielberg is revisiting his first serious drama by producing an adaptation of the Broadway musical version of The Color Purple, partnering again with Oprah Winfrey and Quincy Jones. Read everything we know about the remake here. GREAT NEWS Chris McKay is directing the Jonny Quest movie: The…

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Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Connects to ‘Harry Potter,’ Why the Grinch is Right and More

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Connects to ‘Harry Potter,’ Why the Grinch is Right and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Franchise Recap of the Day: Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law share a look at the ways that Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald connect to the Harry Potter movies: Musical Parody of the Day: Speaking of the Wizarding World franchise, The Warp Zone has written lyrics to the Harry Potter theme: Character in Close-Up: In honor of the release of The…

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Live-action ‘Jonny Quest’ Gets ‘Lego Batman Movie’ Director; Here’s Everything We Know

Live-action ‘Jonny Quest’ Gets ‘Lego Batman Movie’ Director; Here’s Everything We Know

In the fall of 1964, the animated series Jonny Quest debuted on television in prime time, to the delight of children (and some adults) everywhere. After 26 episodes, the sci-fi/action-adventure show was canceled, yet it lived on in the memories of everyone who saw it, whether during the original broadcast or in syndication. The show was revived, first in the 1980s and then in the 1990s. Now a planned, live-action version for the big screen…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Boy Erased’ Music Video, Christopher Walken’s Craziest Performance and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Boy Erased’ Music Video, Christopher Walken’s Craziest Performance and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Music Video of the Day: Singer-songwriter Troye Sivan released a lyric video for his original song “Revelation” from the movie Boy Erased: Director Commentary of the Day: For Vanity Fair, Fede Alvarez breaks down a fight scene from his new movie The Girl in the Spider’s Web: Charitable Act of the Day: The cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald…

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The Last Horror Blog: ‘Overlord,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘The Meg’ and More

The Last Horror Blog: ‘Overlord,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘The Meg’ and More

Overlord comes from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production imprint, and while it doesn’t look like a straight horror film, it definitely has some horror elements. Here’s the trailer and some plot details for the thriller, which opens in theaters everywhere on Friday, November 9: “On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target,…

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Aaron Paul Touted to Star in ‘Breaking Bad’ Movie; Here’s Everything We Know

Aaron Paul Touted to Star in ‘Breaking Bad’ Movie; Here’s Everything We Know

Five years after Breaking Bad concluded its five-season run on AMC, the show is getting a feature-length sequel. As originally revealed by the Albuquerque Journal, the Breaking Bad movie is set to begin filming in New Mexico (where the show is set and was also filmed) later this month under the alias working title “Greenbrier.” Following that initial report, /Film confirmed the movie, but whether this will be a theatrical release or a broadcast or…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ Director Commentary, the Return of Borat and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ Director Commentary, the Return of Borat and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Director Commentary of the Day: For CineFix, Fede Alvarez talks about how the opening scene of The Girl in the Spider’s Web set up the whole movie: Expert Witness of the Day: For Vulture, architecture expert Kate Wagner offers her opinion on iconic buildings in movies and TV: Role Reprisal of the Day: For Jimmy Kimmel Live, Sacha Baron Cohen brought…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘They Live’ Trivia, Celebrating Tracking Shots and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘They Live’ Trivia, Celebrating Tracking Shots and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Movie Trivia of the Day: John Carpenter’s They Live turned 30 the other day, so CineFix shares a bunch of obscure trivia about the cult classic: Truthful Marketing of the Day: Honest Trailers points out that Pixar gave fans more of the same with Incredibles 2: Screenplay Showcase of the Day: Speaking of Pixar, here’s the studio with a look at…

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