Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ as a ’90s Movie, ‘Venom’ Starring Topher Grace and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ as a ’90s Movie, ‘Venom’ Starring Topher Grace and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Reimagined Movie of the Day: In honor of its home video release, here’s what Avengers: Infinity War would have looked like as a ’90s movie newly out on VHS: Redone Trailer of the Day: Darth Blender shows us what the new Venom trailer would look like if Topher Grace was still playing the title role: Movie Science of the Day: In…

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Guy Pearce Joins Vin Diesel in Comic Book Movie ‘Bloodshot’; Here’s Everything We Know

Guy Pearce Joins Vin Diesel in Comic Book Movie ‘Bloodshot’; Here’s Everything We Know

The first installment of a new comic book franchise for Sony is currently in production, and it could be something very different from the typical superhero fare. Bloodshot will kick off a multi-part series based on the Valiant title of the same name, as well as the comic Harbinger. Despite the fact that the movie has already begun production, casting continues to be worked out. According to Variety, the latest news is that Guy Pearce…

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Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Deadpool 2’ Should Have Ended, How to Make a Great Killer Shark Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Deadpool 2’ Should Have Ended, How to Make a Great Killer Shark Movie and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Alternate Endings of the Day: Deadpool saves a lot more beloved characters in this funny animated video showing how Deadpool 2 should have ended: Video Essay of the Day: In honor of The Meg coming out this weekend, here’s a Rossatron video essay on what makes a great giant killer shark movie: Franchise Recap of the Day: Moon Film highlights 26…

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‘Deadpool 2’ Comes Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Deadpool 2’ 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 Life of the Party (comedy; Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Molly Gordon, Gillian Jacobs, Julie Bowen, Debby Ryan; rated PG-13) Breaking In (action-thriller; Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Ajiona Alexus,…

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Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders Join ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’; Here’s Everything We Know

Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders Join ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’; Here’s Everything We Know

Given what happens in Avengers: Infinity War, the next solo Spider-Man movie is shrouded in secrecy. At least, a lot of the details are. What we do know is the Spider-Man: Homecoming follow-up will be titled Spider-Man: Far From Home and it will supposedly be set after the events of next summer’s Avengers 4. If anyone is even still alive after that ultimate Marvel crossover, that is. We also have a hero and a villain…

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Today in Movie Culture: Rian Johnson’s ‘Brick’ Meets ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ ‘Venom’ Trailer in Lego and More

Today in Movie Culture: Rian Johnson’s ‘Brick’ Meets ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ ‘Venom’ Trailer in Lego and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Remade Trailer of the Day: Rewatch the Venom trailer, this time redone in custom Lego form, courtesy of Huxley Berg Studios: Fan Film of the Day: Rian Johnson’s debut feature Brick is faithfully parodied in this amazing fan film mocking Star Wars: The Last Jedi haters (via Rian Johnson): Character POV of the Day: Speaking of Star Wars, Dimitri Bitu compiled…

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Villain Identified in ‘Birds of Prey’; Here’s What We Know So Far

Villain Identified in ‘Birds of Prey’; Here’s What We Know So Far

Margot Robbie will reprise her Suicide Squad role as Harley Quinn (above) in the upcoming Birds of Prey. Robbie will also serve as a producer. Her character is very much her own woman; smart, strong and sassy, she does whatever she feels is best for herself in any particular moment. So it should be exciting to see her lead a project that’s been described as a “girl gang movie.” If Harley Quinn and her friends…

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First Look at Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’; Here’s Everything We Know

First Look at Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’; Here’s Everything We Know

Quentin Tarantino’s next movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, will mix his usual ensemble-heavy pop-culture-infused storytelling with a real-life tragedy. Focused mainly on fictional characters, the feature’s backdrop will be Tinseltown in the late 1960s, with a specific link to a true crime involving famous Hollywood players. One of those celebrities in focus is actress Sharon Tate, wife of filmmaker Roman Polanski and star of such films as Valley of the Dolls and Polanski’s…

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Next 3 Sci-Fi Thrillers: ‘Kin,’ ‘Venom,’ ‘Mortal Engines’

Next 3 Sci-Fi Thrillers: ‘Kin,’ ‘Venom,’ ‘Mortal Engines’

Nowadays, sci-fi movies are often touted more for their perceived demographics than their specific genre. Perhaps that’s why The Darkest Minds (above) did not fare well at the box office this past weekend among sci-fi fans, even though it’s set in an future world where the only children who have survived a pandemic have developed strange new powers that frighten the government. Thinking about this in the broader sense, one dictionary defines science fiction as…

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The Week in Movie News: The Women of the ‘Terminator’ Reboot, New ‘Venom’ Trailer and More

The Week in Movie News: The Women of the ‘Terminator’ Reboot, New ‘Venom’ Trailer and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: FIRST LOOK Paramount promotes the women of the Terminator reboot: She’s off to the side, but returning star Linda Hamilton is the star of Paramount’s first look at the next Terminator movie. In general, the reboot’s leading ladies, also including Mackenzie Davis (center) and Natalia Reyes (left), are a powerhouse trio. Read more about the movie here. GREAT NEWS Margot…

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