Comics on Film: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is Now in Production

Comics on Film: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is Now in Production

(Warning: Spoilers from Avengers: Infinity War can be found below.) In 2017, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios collaborated to bring Spider-Man: Homecoming to theaters. Featuring an all-new actor in the lead and taking place in the long-running Marvel Cinematic Universe, Homecoming represented a new take on the classic Marvel icon by leaning far more on the character’s earliest comics stories by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, while also weaving a compelling coming-of-age superhero story with…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Deadpool 2’ as a 1990s Action Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Deadpool 2’ as a 1990s Action Movie and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: VFX Reel of the Day: Cinesite shares a breakdown of the VFX they contributed to Avengers: Infinity War: Reworked Movie of the Day: Here’s a fake VHS commercial for what Deadpool 2 would be like as a 1990s action movie: Movie Comparison of the Day: In honor of the home video release of Deadpool 2, Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons why…

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Watch New, Disturbing, Unsettling ‘Suspiria’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

Watch New, Disturbing, Unsettling ‘Suspiria’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

What, exactly, is going on at a dance company in Europe that is causing everyone to become unhinged? In Suspiria, nothing is what it seems to be, which makes it even more intriguing than it appears. Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades Freed) and Tilda Swinton star in what looks like a very trippy and disturbing thriller. Catch up with all we know about Suspiria and then watch the disturbing and unsettling new trailer below. Who else…

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel on Its Way; Here’s What We Know So Far

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel on Its Way; Here’s What We Know So Far

Published in 2013, Crazy Rich Asians became a very popular novel and spawned two fictional sequels. Like the original novel, the film version revolves around preparations for an elaborate wedding that has become the talk of the aristocracy in Singapore. Greeted with positive reviews from critics and moviegoers alike, Crazy Rich Asians is a box office success. It’s already earned an estimated $34 million, against its reported $30 million production budget and it’s just getting…

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Michael Pena, Eva Longoria Join ‘Dora the Explorer’; Here’s Everything We Know

Michael Pena, Eva Longoria Join ‘Dora the Explorer’; Here’s Everything We Know

Educational TV show Dora the Explorer began a long run on Nickelodeon in 2000 and proved to be immensely popular over its 172 episodes. It spawned toys, books, video games, foreign adaptations, stage adaptations and a sequel series. Now a big-screen version is on its way. Michael Pena (Ant-Man and The Wasp, above) and Eva Longoria (Overboard) have just joined the cast in key roles. Here’s everything we know about the project. Who is Dora…

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‘Ocean’s 8’ and ‘Hereditary’ Come Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Ocean’s 8’ and ‘Hereditary’ Come 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 Action Point (comedy; Johnny Knoxville, Chris Pontius, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Johnny Pemberton, Aidan Whytock, Joe Vaz, Leon Clingman; rated R) Deadpool 2 (superhero action; Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian…

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Mark Wahlberg’s Next 3 Movies: ‘Instant Family, ‘Wonderland,’ ‘Mile 22’ Sequel Possibility

Mark Wahlberg’s Next 3 Movies: ‘Instant Family, ‘Wonderland,’ ‘Mile 22’ Sequel Possibility

Mark Wahlberg’s latest collaboration with director Peter Berg, Mile 22 (above), did not fare particularly well with critics and US. box office results fell short of expectations. Still, it’s expected to enjoy more favorable returns in overseas markets, where it will open on a staggered release plan over the next month or so. Meanwhile, Wahlberg’s next film has moved to an earlier date in the release calendar. What else does the actor have planned? Instant…

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The Week in Movie News: First Look at Live-Action ‘Mulan,’ Dora the Explorer’ and More

The Week in Movie News: First Look at Live-Action ‘Mulan,’ Dora the Explorer’ and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: FIRST LOOK #1 Disney reveals the live-action Mulan: Fans looking forward to the live-action Mulan remake from Disney got a treat when the studio shared the above image of Liu Yifei in the title role. Read everything we know about the upcoming movie here. FIRST LOOK #2 Paramount shows off the live-action Dora: There’s also a live-action Dora the Explorer…

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Today in Movie Culture: Superman vs. Skeletor, the Trademarks of a Peter Berg Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: Superman vs. Skeletor, the Trademarks of a Peter Berg Movie and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: Stryder HD combined scenes from the Christopher Reeve Superman movies and Masters of the Universe to pit the Man of Steel against Skeletor: Movie Comparison of the Day: Speaking of mashups, here’s Couch Tomato with 24 reasons why Ready Player One is the same movie as Avengers: Infinity War: Reworked Movie of the Day: Speaking of Infinity…

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Comics on Film: What We Know about ‘Green Lantern Corps’ and Tom Cruise

Comics on Film: What We Know about ‘Green Lantern Corps’ and Tom Cruise

The cinematic odyssey surrounding the characters of DC’s Green Lantern IP has fallen quite silent over the past seven years. Initially looking like the next big DC-based franchise as The Dark Knight Trilogy was preparing to wind down, the 2011 release of the first major Green Lantern film is known far more today for what it missed: as a comic book film, as an opportunity, and as a new tentpole franchise. Much of the conversation…

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