‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Comes Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ 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 The Grinch (animated comedy; voices: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Angela Lansbury, Pharrell Williams; rated PG) The Girl in the Spider’s Web (crime thriller; Claire Foy, Sverrir…

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DVD Obscura: ‘1985,’ ‘A Moment in the Reeds,’ ‘Evil Dead 2’ and Much More

DVD Obscura: ‘1985,’ ‘A Moment in the Reeds,’ ‘Evil Dead 2’ and Much More

We highlight recent home video releases of indie, foreign, documentary, grindhouse and classic movies, as well as TV shows. Check them all out below. New Indie One of the best films of 2018 you may well have missed is Yen Tan’s powerful period drama 1985 (Wolfe), starring Cory Michael Smith (Gotham) as a young gay man who returns to Texas from New York City to spend Christmas with his parents (played with subtle poignancy by…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter Eggs, the Brilliance of the ‘A Star is Born’ Sound Mix and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter Eggs, the Brilliance of the ‘A Star is Born’ Sound Mix and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Easter Eggs of the Day: How many Easter eggs did Marvel pack into the 30-second Avengers: Endgame Super Bowl teaser? Mr. Sunday Movies finds out: Movie Craft of the Day: Insider spotlights the four engineers behind the Oscar-nominated sound mix of A Star is Born: Oscar Montage of the Day: Burger Fiction highlights every movie nominated for the Oscar for Best…

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New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Teaser Lines Up the Leftovers; Here’s Everything We Know

New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Teaser Lines Up the Leftovers; Here’s Everything We Know

Ever since the devastating ending of Avengers: Infinity War, moviegoers have been dying to see what happens next and find out just what’s become of not only half of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, but the whole Marvel Cinematic Universe. The fourth crossover tentpole of the franchise, Avengers: Endgame, will see theatrical release just under a year later, hopefully with all our questions answered. With a new teaser trailer TV spot that arrived during Super Bowl LIII,…

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Comics on Film: Saying Goodbye to Ben Affleck as Batman

Comics on Film: Saying Goodbye to Ben Affleck as Batman

In 2013, his casting as the most popular icon in the entire stable of DC Comics characters sent shockwaves through the devoted community of enthusiasts dedicated to the Dark Knight Detective, Batman. Some saw his casting as incongruous with the character they knew, while others were excited by the possibilities that his wearing the cape and cowl would represent. In the end, we got three very different kinds of appearances seeing this actor as the…

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New ‘Captain Marvel’ Teaser Goes Higher, Further, Faster; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

New ‘Captain Marvel’ Teaser Goes Higher, Further, Faster; 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. A new teaser trailer TV spot arrived…

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‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Teases Four Terrifying Creatures; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Teases Four Terrifying Creatures; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

If you’re a child of the ‘80s or ‘90s, you’re familiar with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. The series of children’s books, written by Alvin Schwartz and initially illustrated by Stephen Gammell, were staples of every boy and girl’s book shelf and provided so many of them with so many nightmares. Now there’s a movie adaptation of some of the bone-chilling tales found in the pages of that iconic collection. Our first look…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Die Hard’ Meets ‘Tropic Thunder,’ ‘Office Space’ Trivia and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Die Hard’ Meets ‘Tropic Thunder,’ ‘Office Space’ Trivia and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: Funny or Die has cut together scenes from Die Hard, Tropic Thunder and a few other extra movies to get Hans Gruber to chat with Len Grossman: Movie Trivia of the Day: This month is the 20th anniversary of the release of Office Space, so CineFix shares a bunch of trivia you might not know: Movie Car…

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The Week in Movie News: Sundance Buzz, ‘The Batman’ and ‘Suicide Squad 2’ Updates and More

The Week in Movie News: Sundance Buzz, ‘The Batman’ and ‘Suicide Squad 2’ Updates and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS DC’s The Batman and Suicide Squad 2 get release dates: Ben Affleck was confirmed to be exiting the role of Batman and James Gunn was confirmed as the director of Suicide Squad 2 as DC updated their release calendar to include The Batman and the Suicide Squad sequel both arriving in 2021. Read all about what DC has…

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