Actor Robert Pattinson is set to star as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming stand-alone film, The Batman, for Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Comics. Variety reported the news this evening. There were rumors about Warner looking to replace Ben Affleck as far back as summer 2017. Sure enough, Affleck would quit in late 2018 before breaking his silence earlier this year. Nobody can blame him for doing so. A lot of this really comes…"Robert Pattinson to star in Matt Reeves’ The Batman"
Trial by Fire not only makes the argument that Cameron Todd Willingham was innocent but points to evidence that Texas killed an innocent man. After Cameron Todd Willingham (Jack O’Connell) has been sitting on death row for a dozen years, Elizabeth Gilbert (Laura Dern) comes into his life. She may have her own family issues but she’s touched by his letters and decides to help him out. If not for Elizabeth, not only would new evidence…"Trial by Fire: Texas Killed An Innocent Man"
A Mumbai photographer has to do everything he can to persuade a woman to pose as his fiancée in Ritesh Batra’s’s romantic drama, Photograph. Mumbai street photographer Rafi (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) has to persuade Miloni (Sanya Malhotra) to pose as fiancée Noorie. Let’s get one fact out of the way right now. Rafi has to create Noorie if it means stalling the family pressure. Oh, yeah–he uses Miloni’s photo in the process. His grandmother wants nothing more…"Photograph takes us to Mumbai"
A Dog’s Journey is an emotional rerun of predecessor A Dog’s Purpose so please prepare yourselves accordingly with the right amount of Kleenex. A lot has changed since we last saw Bailey reunited with Ethan (Dennis Quaid) in A Dog’s Purpose. Ethan and Hannah (Marg Helgenberger) now have a granddaughter, Clarity June or CJ (Kathryn Prescott as an young woman). Hannah’s son, Henry, died in a car accident when Gloria (Betty Gilpin) was 8 months…"A Dog’s Journey Tugs At Emotions"
The Sun Is Also a Star is a film that manages to look at the love between a star-crossed couple by way of the scientific method. When they first meet, Daniel Bae (Charles Melton) and Natasha Kingsley (Yara Shahidi) are at very different points in their life. Daniel had just saved Natasha’s life from an out-of-control driver. Had she not been wearing a Deux Ex Machine jacket that morning, it’s possible that he wouldn’t save the day. …"The Sun Is Also a Star Isn’t Believable"
It was confirmed on Tuesday that Game of Thrones series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ Star Wars films will be up first starting in 2022. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced the news this morning during the 6th Annual MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. This ends the speculation that came with last week’s announcement. “It would be smart for us to take a bit of a hiatus while we figure out what’s next. Now, we’re…"Star Wars: Benioff and Weiss’ Films Are Up First"
What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali follows the recent trend of resorting to all-archival materials in telling the story of The Greatest. What filmmaker Antoine Fuqua seeks to do is tell Muhammad Ali’s story through his own voice. This is the way to go. There’s no reason for a narrator here. Ali lived through both ups and downs. Many of us know his story but this documentary takes it to an entirely different level. We get both…"What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali"
All Creatures Here Below sees two people returning to the one place that has been the source of traumatic memories plaguing them over the years. There’s a few things going on here. Gensan (David Dastmalchian) and Ruby (Karen Gillan) are living in poverty in Los Angeles. Ruby also wants a family–this is easier said than done. When Gensan loses his job, he turns to gambling as a way of making ends meet. Communication may be key here…"All Creatures Here Below shines light on society"
The Mel Gibson-starring Rothchild, which is being shopped around during Cannes, is an awful idea during a film in which anti-Semitism is rising. The name of the film alone is a pun on the wealthy Jewish family. Moreover, that the Rothschild family has been subjected to many conspiracy theories with anti-Semitic origins. This should be reason enough to lay pause. Did nobody tell them that this film is a bad idea? If it’s any luck, the…"Rothchild: Anti-Semitic actor Mel Gibson attached"
All is True picks up after the tragic burning of the Globe Theatre and William Shakespeare retiring to a home life in Stratford. William Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) is the greatest playwright of all time. This is a film that tells is story following the Globe Theatre fire. The fire would lead Shakespeare into retirement. He would never write another play again. Screenwriter Ben Elton draws upon what we know about the Bard and takes liberties elsewhere. …"All is True: William Shakespeare’s Last Days"