Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ Easter Eggs, How to Speak Groot and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ Easter Eggs, How to Speak Groot and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Easter Eggs of the Day: We got a new Captain Marvel trailer this week, and Mr. Sunday Movies highlights all the Easter eggs in it: Fan Theory of the Day: Speaking of Marvel movies, the new Film Theory video from MatPat answers the question of whether it’s possible for humans to learn Groot: Truthful Marketing of the Day: In honor of…

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‘Smallfoot’ Comes Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Smallfoot’ 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 Operation Finale (historical drama; Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Melanie Laurent; rated PG-13) Mission: Impossible—Fallout (action-thriller; Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Michelle…

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‘Captain Marvel’ Promises to End the War in New Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

‘Captain Marvel’ Promises to End the War in New Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

Captain Marvel, the 21st entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will mark the mega-franchise’s first movie focused on a single female superhero. And the first to be co-directed by a female filmmaker and scored by a woman composer. The highly anticipated film, which will take place more than 10 years before the MCU began, has been in development since 2013 and finally flies into theaters in early 2019. The second trailer for Captain Marvel has…

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Today in Movie Culture: Counting Down the Best of 2018, ‘Aquaman’ Meets ‘Finding Nemo’ and More

Today in Movie Culture: Counting Down the Best of 2018, ‘Aquaman’ Meets ‘Finding Nemo’ and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Year-End Recap of the Day: The season of year-end videos is upon us with the release of David Ehrlich’s annual video highlighting his top 25: Mashup of the Day: Maybe if Aquaman was a Marvel superhero he could officially crossover with Pixar’s Finding Nemo. Well, here’s Nerdist with the idea unofficially: Fan Theory of the Day: You’ve likely already heard “the…

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Remembering Stan Lee, William Goldman, Nicolas Roeg and More Reel-Important People We Lost in November

Remembering Stan Lee, William Goldman, Nicolas Roeg and More Reel-Important People We Lost in November

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies that have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way. Bernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018) – Filmmaker. He won two Oscars for writing and directing The Last Emperor, which also won Best Picture. He was also nominated…

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Next 3 Major Awards Contenders: ‘Mary Queen of Scots,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Vice’

Next 3 Major Awards Contenders: ‘Mary Queen of Scots,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Vice’

We are well into awards season, that special time of year when more high-quality dramas than usual take their place in movie theaters alongside action blockbusters, broad comedies and family adventures. Often set in the past, such awards contenders draw appreciative audiences who welcome a change in pace from typical fare on the big screen. Recent releases include Roma (pictured above), inspired by filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron’s own youth in Mexico; historical comedy-drama The Favourite, showcasing…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ VFX Breakdown, Every Pixar Easter Egg and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ VFX Breakdown, Every Pixar Easter Egg and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: VFX Breakdown of the Day: Industrial Light & Magic shared a video showcasing their digital effects work for the Corellia chase in Solo: A Star Wars Story: Cosplay of the Day: Here’s a fan that’s surely very excited for the upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King: Best cosplay ever…???? pic.twitter.com/r4mb85tBx3 — Chris Underwood (@ChrisNavarroG) November 30, 2018 Movie Comparison of…

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The Week in Movie News: Holiday Movie Guide, First Look at ‘Artemis Fowl’ and More

The Week in Movie News: Holiday Movie Guide, First Look at ‘Artemis Fowl’ and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: EXCLUSIVE MOVIE GUIDE The movies to see this holiday season: We highlight 21 big movies worthy of your attention through the end of the year, from holiday family fare to the most notable awards contenders. Check out our slideshow guide to this season’s movies, including Mary Poppins Returns, here. BEHIND-THE-SCENES REPORT The fantasy world of Artemis Fowl: We visited the…

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Comics on Film: Finally, People Are Excited About ‘Aquaman’

Comics on Film: Finally, People Are Excited About ‘Aquaman’

We’re now just a couple of short weeks away from the first early, public screenings of WB’s Aquaman, directed by James Wan, starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard, and based on the long-running DC Comics character. For years, Aquaman as a character has had to battle against perceptions from a public that loves expressing misguided opinions, painting him as a hero who is weak, whose powers are useless, whose villains are forgettable, and whose stories…

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Today in Movie Culture: Thanos vs. Iconic Movie Characters, the Science of ‘Mortal Engines’ and More

Today in Movie Culture: Thanos vs. Iconic Movie Characters, the Science of ‘Mortal Engines’ and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: Who could defeat Thanos in Avengers 4? Darth Blender brings Gandalf, Optimus Prime, Chuck Norris and many more movie icons into the mix: Movie Science of the Day: Looking to the upcoming movie Mortal Engines, Kyle Hill scientifically explores the possibility of putting an entire city on wheels: Movie Comparison of the Day: Speaking of Marvel movies,…

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