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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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Comes Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ 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 BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee-directed biographical comedy-drama; John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen, Corey Hawkins, Ryan Eggold, Michael Buscemi, Paul Walter Hauser, Ashlie Atkinson, Harry Belafonte; rated…

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Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Incredibles 2’ Should Have Ended, Queen’s Best Soundtrack Moments and More

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Incredibles 2’ Should Have Ended, Queen’s Best Soundtrack Moments and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Alternate Ending of the Day: Incredibles 2 could have ended up so much earlier and easier, according to this animated parody: Soundtrack Showcase of the Day: In honor of the success of Bohemian Rhapsody, here’s Fandor and Jacob T. Swinney with a look at Queen’s best soundtrack appearances in movies and TV: Mashup of the Day: Netflix’s hit new series The…

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‘The Color Purple’ Will Hit the Big Screen Again in Musical Form; Here’s Everything We Know

‘The Color Purple’ Will Hit the Big Screen Again in Musical Form; Here’s Everything We Know

As long as you’re going to remake a movie, you might as well do something different with the material. That’s why musical remakes are so much more interesting than straight rehashes. They tend to follow the original movie being turned into a Broadway musical with that stage production then being re-adapted for the screen. We’ve seen it recently with Hairspray and The Producers but music-infused remakes used to be a pretty common occurrence in Hollywood….

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Next 3 Music-themed Movies: ‘Vox Lux,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘Rocketman’

Next 3 Music-themed Movies: ‘Vox Lux,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘Rocketman’

Rami Malek stars as Freddie Mercury, lead singer of famed rock band Queen, in Bohemian Rhapsody (above), which opened over the weekend to great interest from audiences. The musical biopic earned an estimated $50 million in the U.S., per Box Office Mojo, and has now grossed more than $141 million worldwide. Naturally, our thoughts turn to what’s next in the world of music-themed biographical portraits, and we don’t have to wait long. Here’s a look…

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