‘JUICE’ director remembers Tupac-starring urban tragedy on 30th anniversary

‘JUICE’ director remembers Tupac-starring urban tragedy on 30th anniversary

Is Paramount’s new 4K release of JUICE worth a squeeze? Director Ernest R. Dickerson speaks with us about his directorial debut on the 30th anniversary.

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Netflix’s ‘CHEER’ returns stronger than ever with a raw, emotionally engrossing second season

Netflix’s ‘CHEER’ returns stronger than ever with a raw, emotionally engrossing second season

Netflix’s mega-hit docuseries doesn’t play it safe in Season 2. It’s beautiful, tragic and intoxicating.

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‘In this film, I discovered God’: ‘DON’T LOOK UP’ editor cuts to the core of humanity’s folly, struggle

‘In this film, I discovered God’: ‘DON’T LOOK UP’ editor cuts to the core of humanity’s folly, struggle

Film editor Hank Corwin (THE BIG SHORT, THE TREE OF LIFE) on the challenge of navigating the tone of Adam McKay’s latest satire and how it helped him find his own interpretation of God.

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‘SEE FOR ME’ director breaks into the details of IFC Midnight’s twisty home-invasion thriller

‘SEE FOR ME’ director breaks into the details of IFC Midnight’s twisty home-invasion thriller

A solid midnighter that subverts expectations with its cat-and-mouse high jinks. Director Randall Okita shares his experience shaping it.

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Season’s streaming: ‘8-BIT CHRISTMAS,’ ‘RON’S GONE WRONG’ and other family films

Season’s streaming: ‘8-BIT CHRISTMAS,’ ‘RON’S GONE WRONG’ and other family films

With the pandemic coming back like Willis Reed, many of us will be staying at home, which means family entertainment will be paramount to family sanity. As a result, a lot of movie titles come through the pipeline in any given week. With the many streaming options now available, it’s good to know about what’s out there to enjoy. Whether Disney+, Netflix, HBOMax, or any other service, here are some titles that can be enjoyed while the kids are home for the holidays.

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[‘AMERICAN UNDERDOG’ Review] This faith-based football movie plays everything safe, resulting in a narrative fumble

[‘AMERICAN UNDERDOG’ Review] This faith-based football movie plays everything safe, resulting in a narrative fumble

Old-fashioned underdog story is constructed to appease most denominations, including those who attend church on Sundays and those who stay home and watch football.

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Rewinding the magic: ‘IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE’ actors celebrate 75th anniversary with new special edition disc

Rewinding the magic: ‘IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE’ actors celebrate 75th anniversary with new special edition disc

Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes, left, and Jimmy “Tommy” Hawkins are two of about ten surviving cast members of the ‘It’s a Wonderful Life.’ The Frank Capra holiday classic turned 75 this week, and Paramount Home Entertainment has a special anniversary Blu-ray release to celebrate. Stars recall their experience.

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‘BEANIE MANIA’ Review: HBOMax Documentary Captures The Chaos Behind A Collective Craze

‘BEANIE MANIA’ Review: HBOMax Documentary Captures The Chaos Behind A Collective Craze

Did you collect Beanie Babies? This doc is for you – and everyone else who lived through the fad.

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‘SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME’ Review: A Masterly, Messy Multi-Verse

‘SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME’ Review: A Masterly, Messy Multi-Verse

Some stuff works brilliantly. Other stuff doesn’t. And we don’t spoil any of it in our review!

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FRESH ON BLU RAY: RICK AND MORTY SEASON FIVE plays with the multiverse and your heartstrings

FRESH ON BLU RAY: RICK AND MORTY SEASON FIVE plays with the multiverse and your heartstrings

James Clay//Film Critic RICK AND MORTY have become synonymous with edgy internet fandom that is toxic in some spaces. Some circles of the show’s fanbase seemed to absorb the ego of the titular Rick Sanchez, becoming galaxy-brained bros with a nonexistent ax to grind against softies and soy boys.  The...

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[Interview] Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner Redefine ‘WEST SIDE STORY’

[Interview] Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner Redefine ‘WEST SIDE STORY’

Director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner breathe new life into an old musical.

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[Book Review] TCM’s ‘THE ESSENTIAL DIRECTORS’ is debatable, but personal favorites and new discoveries will delight movie buffs

[Book Review] TCM’s ‘THE ESSENTIAL DIRECTORS’ is debatable, but personal favorites and new discoveries will delight movie buffs

From silent films to “New Hollywood,” Sloan De Forest’s book looks at more than fifty directors minted by Tinseltown.

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[Interview] How ‘KING RICHARD’ Became Your New Favorite Sports Film

[Interview] How ‘KING RICHARD’ Became Your New Favorite Sports Film

KING RICHARD is a massive crowd-pleaser. We’ve got the details on how it came to be.

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[Video Interview] Johannes Roberts’ ‘RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY’ Reboots Brutal, Bloody, Brainy Fun

[Video Interview] Johannes Roberts’ ‘RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY’ Reboots Brutal, Bloody, Brainy Fun

We asked RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY’s writer-director about his smart, sharp vision for the rebooted series.

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[‘RED NOTICE’ Review] Netflix’s biggest movie coasts solely on star appeal – and that’s OK

[‘RED NOTICE’ Review] Netflix’s biggest movie coasts solely on star appeal – and that’s OK

Dwayne Johnson leads A-list trio in a silly action-comedy that moves fast and doesn’t demand a whole lot from its audience.

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[Interview] Salma Hayek and Brian Tyree Henry Discuss ‘ETERNALS’ Personal Importance

[Interview] Salma Hayek and Brian Tyree Henry Discuss ‘ETERNALS’ Personal Importance

Two stars found personal resonance with their roles in Marvel’s latest superhero film.

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[Interview] ‘DUNE’ Costume Designer Robert Morgan Molds Form With Function

[Interview] ‘DUNE’ Costume Designer Robert Morgan Molds Form With Function

We spoke with the DUNE costume designer and got details on the Stillsuits’ manufacturing process, Sardaukar suits, and if they thought about Part 2’s wardrobe.

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[Interview] ‘DUNE’ Costume Designer Jacqueline West Creates Otherworldly “Modieval” Fashion

[Interview] ‘DUNE’ Costume Designer Jacqueline West Creates Otherworldly “Modieval” Fashion

We got the details on DUNE’s Stillsuits, helmets and, yes, pajamas from the prolific and talented costume designer.

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[Interview] The Cast & Crew of ‘HALLOWEEN KILLS’ Slay All Day

[Interview] The Cast & Crew of ‘HALLOWEEN KILLS’ Slay All Day

The horror sequel is a carnival of kills – and we’ve got the story on how its story came to be.

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Breaking into ‘WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE’ with producer Jason Blum

Breaking into ‘WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE’ with producer Jason Blum

A conversation with horror mega-producer Jason Blum about the latest crop of films under the ‘WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE’ umbrella.

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Another ‘RAD’ interview with Richardson’s Bill Allen ahead of 35th anniversary event

Another ‘RAD’ interview with Richardson’s Bill Allen ahead of 35th anniversary event

Let’s backflip into the ’80s with ‘RAD’ star Bill Allen before you journey to the theater to catch the 35th anniversary screening on Thursday, October 14!

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[Fantastic Fest Review] Patrick Brice’s ‘THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE’ a new teen scream

[Fantastic Fest Review] Patrick Brice’s ‘THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE’ a new teen scream

Twenty-five years after Wes Craven re-invented the teen slasher, a new Netflix original takes a stab.

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Women in a war fantasyland: ‘MAYDAY’ cinematographer captures post-trauma in metaphysical thriller

Women in a war fantasyland: ‘MAYDAY’ cinematographer captures post-trauma in metaphysical thriller

A behind-the-scenes discussion about the fantasy action film ‘MAYDAY’ with cinematographer Sam Levy.

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‘LAMB’ Review: An Unforgettable, Disquieting Nordic Folklore

‘LAMB’ Review: An Unforgettable, Disquieting Nordic Folklore

Unnerving and unsettling in its aims, this directorial debut is a haunting affair (and far from being baaaad).

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[Interview] ‘LAMB’ filmmaker Valdimar Jóhannsson Crafts Creeps, Cares and Character

[Interview] ‘LAMB’ filmmaker Valdimar Jóhannsson Crafts Creeps, Cares and Character

The director makes an assured debut feature that’s nothing short of spectacular – and we spoke with him about it.

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What You Can Expect From Disney’s ‘ENCANTO’

What You Can Expect From Disney’s ‘ENCANTO’

Tiny details make up the whole of Disney’s very magical 60th animated feature, ENCANTO. And we have the details!

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