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.
A monster mishmash: ‘HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: TRANSFORMANIA’ is unnecessary but has fun with its fourth entry
It’s easily the weakest entry in the series, but it’s also harmless.
Netflix’s mega-hit docuseries doesn’t play it safe in Season 2. It’s beautiful, tragic and intoxicating.
‘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.
A solid midnighter that subverts expectations with its cat-and-mouse high jinks. Director Randall Okita shares his experience shaping it.
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.
[‘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.
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.
Did you collect Beanie Babies? This doc is for you – and everyone else who lived through the fad.
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...
[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.
[‘THE POWER OF THE DOG’ Review] Campion’s methodically-paced Western lassos repressed homosexuality, calculating revenge
Benedict Cumberbatch’s turn as a cruel and lonesome cowboy is one of the best performances of the year.
[Fresh on Blu-ray] ‘BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA’ brings on a wave of 90s nostalgia, ‘MALIGNANT’ shocks
Turns out Warner Brothers has a couple of fascinating films up their sleeve.
[Fresh on 4K] Kino Lorber Studio Classics own the 4K game with 1978’s ‘INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS’, John Woo’s ‘HARD TARGET’
Come for the pod people, stay for JCVD punching a snake.
[Fresh on Blu-ray]: Criterion’s ‘HIGH SIERRA’ makes Bogart a star, Kino Lorber supplies hard-to-find Robert Siodmak film ‘DEPORTED’ and 3 noirs
If it’s November, it must be Noirvember.
[Fresh on Blu-ray] ‘VANILLA SKY’ takes a walk on the weird side, ‘RAGTIME’ links history to music in epic fashion
Paramount Presents keeps pushing the bar for what studio blu ray releases can accomplish.
[Book Review] TCM’s ‘SUMMER MOVIES’ looks at the time of year, not box office, in sampling some of the best summer has to offer
The magic of summer can be felt in everything from Gidget to Ingmar Bergman.
[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.
[Fresh on Blu-ray] Damon’s ‘STILLWATER’, Aretha Franklin biopic ‘RESPECT’ are varying degrees of Oscar bait
One is a fictional drama inspired by a true story, the other is a docudrama that sings a false note.
Dwayne Johnson leads A-list trio in a silly action-comedy that moves fast and doesn’t demand a whole lot from its audience.
Two stars found personal resonance with their roles in Marvel’s latest superhero film.
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.
[‘MASS’ Review] An emotionally taxing chamber piece about parents trying to move forward after a school shooting
Fran Kranz’s directorial debut rouses grief, and great acting by its stars.
We got the details on DUNE’s Stillsuits, helmets and, yes, pajamas from the prolific and talented costume designer.
Kid-friendly terrors: ‘CORALINE’, ‘PARANORMAN’ get the pulse up with new Shout Factory Blu-ray releases
Celebrate Halloween with deluxe editions of two spooky-and-great animated features on Blu-ray!
A conversation with horror mega-producer Jason Blum about the latest crop of films under the ‘WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE’ umbrella.
[‘SOUTH OF HEAVEN’ Review] Aharon Keshales’s follow-up to ‘BIG BAD WOLVES’ huffs and puffs to middling results.
Doomed romance is a slow-burn affair as fresh starts break bad.
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!
Twenty-five years after Wes Craven re-invented the teen slasher, a new Netflix original takes a stab.
A behind-the-scenes discussion about the fantasy action film ‘MAYDAY’ with cinematographer Sam Levy.
A decent exploration for a subject that will likely be lost unless it finds its intended audience.
The director makes an assured debut feature that’s nothing short of spectacular – and we spoke with him about it.