DVD Obscura: ‘Leon on Pete,’ ‘Ismael’s Ghosts,’ ‘Hitler’s Hollywood’ and Much More

DVD Obscura: ‘Leon on Pete,’ ‘Ismael’s Ghosts,’ ‘Hitler’s Hollywood’ and Much More

Here are the latest indie, international, documentary, grindhouse, classic and TV titles on home video. We’ve highlighted one pick in each section to get you started. New Indie Lean On Pete (Lionsgate) came and went earlier this year to critical praise, a limited theatrical release, and the kind of box office that usually greets critically praised films in limited theatrical release. It’s the latest from director Andrew Haigh (Weekend, 45 Years) and it’s a beautiful,…

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The Last Horror Blog: ‘Train to Busan’ Sequel on Its Way

The Last Horror Blog: ‘Train to Busan’ Sequel on Its Way

Train to Busan sequel in development – Korean zombie flick Train to Busan (above) is easily one of the best zombie films to emerge in the past few years, which is no small feat, given how many zombie films we’ve seen since the turn of the century. So, it’s exciting to hear that director Yeon Sang-ho is apparently hard at work writing the sequel. Here’s what Yeon had to say in an interview at Screen…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX Breakdown, How Christopher Nolan Ends His Movies and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX Breakdown, How Christopher Nolan Ends His Movies and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Character Breakdown of the Day: For Wired, Anthony and Joe Russo discuss every single hero in their epic Marvel crossover Avengers: Infinity War: VFX Breakdown of the Day: Speaking of Infinity War, here’s a breakdown of Framestore’s visual effects work on the MCU blockbuster (learn more here): Movie Scene Breakdown of the Day: Director Jon M. Chu breaks down one of…

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Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Emily Blunt as Invisible Woman, the Qualifications of a Disney Princess and More

Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Emily Blunt as Invisible Woman, the Qualifications of a Disney Princess and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Dream Casting of the Day: Ever since John Krasinski said he wants to star with his wife in a Fantastic Four movie, fans have dreamed of Emily Blunt as Invisible Woman. Here’s one imagined look at her in the role (via Heroic Hollywood): Emily Blunt would make one hell of an Invisible Woman, especially alongside @johnkrasinski as Mr. Fantastic. Do you…

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Comedies ‘Tag’ and ‘Action Point’ Come Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Comedies ‘Tag’ and ‘Action Point’ 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 Avengers: Infinity War (superhero action-adventure; Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Josh Brolin, Chadwick Boseman, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista,…

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Today in Movie Culture: What If Jim Carrey Starred in ‘Venom,’ the Fate of Thor’s Roommate and More

Today in Movie Culture: What If Jim Carrey Starred in ‘Venom,’ the Fate of Thor’s Roommate and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: Darth Blender sort of re-casts Venom with Jim Carrey replacing Tom Hardy in this mashup with The Mask: Character Update of the Day: Thor’s roommate, Darryl, reveals he survived Thanos’ snap and wishes his Asgardian pal a happy birthday in this Marvel short: Happy Birthday @Thor ????Sorry it’s late but I’m working weekends since “The Snap” ??…

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First Look at Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’; Here’s Everything We Know

First Look at Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’; Here’s Everything We Know

The animated film version of Mulan in 1998 combined action, comedy, music and drama to thrilling effect. Based on a Chinese legend, it told the story of a courageous young woman who posed as a man so that she could join the Chinese army in place of her elderly, frail frather and help defend her country against ruthless invaders. With the start of production, Disney has now released a first-look photo of Liu Yifei in…

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First Look at Isabela Moner in ‘Dora the Explorer’; Here’s Everything We Know

First Look at Isabela Moner in ‘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. Our first look at Isabela Moner in Dora the Explorer (above) shows the young actress to be every bit the intrepid explorer. Here’s everything we know about the project,…

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Next 3 Monster Movies: ‘Overlord,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts 2,’ ‘Hellboy’

Next 3 Monster Movies: ‘Overlord,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts 2,’ ‘Hellboy’

Action thriller The Meg, featuring Jason Statham vs. a giant shark (above), enjoyed a robust opening at the box office this past weekend. The popular response to the film reminded everyone that sharks + summer = big interest for moviegoers. It’s not just sharks and summer, though. The giant size of the shark in The Meg put it in a league with other classic monsters in movie history, which made us curious about upcoming monsters…

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The Week in Movie News: The Future of DC Movies, the Latest on Spider-Man and His Spinoffs and More

The Week in Movie News: The Future of DC Movies, the Latest on Spider-Man and His Spinoffs and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Supergirl returns: Warner Bros. is giving Superman’s cousin another shot at the big screen, as a new Supergirl movie is now in the works with a 22 Jump Street writer handling the script. Read more about the movie as well as updates on other future Worlds of DC movies here. And read about the villain announced for DC’s…

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