Star Wars fans are probably sitting on edge following The Book of Henry, a film directed by Star Wars 9 director Colin Trevorrow, opened up to negative reviews. While it is an independent film, the film was shot after Jurassic World–which is the film that earned Trevorrow the directing gig for the third film in the newest Star Wars trilogy. I haven’t had the opportunity to screen The Book of Henry. I had plans to…"Star Wars 9: Does The Book of Henry have Star Wars fans on edge?"
Mark Wahlberg has made it public that he is quitting the Transformers franchise following the release of Transformers: The Last Knight. Wahlberg made his decision public while chatting with Graham Norton during a recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show: “It’s the last one so I get my life back!” (via Digital Spy). Wahlberg’s decision follows that of director Michael Bay, who previously announced that this would be his outing in the director’s chair. Bay…"Mark Wahlberg is quitting the Transformers franchise"
With Star Wars: The Last Jedi looming at the end of the year, there’s a lot of predictions to be made that can go either right or wrong. One of the much-discussed predictions is that Daisy Ridley’s Rey is either Luke Skywalker’s daughter or Obi-Wan Kenobi’s grand-daughter. There’s no proof one way or the other to know for sure. Hamill didn’t do the discussion any favors during the Star Wars: The Last Jedi panel held…"Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Is Rey the daughter of Luke Skywalker?"
The new shark thriller, 47 Meters Down, does just that and more in the just-released thriller. Directed by Johannes Roberts from a screenplay co-written by Roberts and Ernest Riera, the shark thriller stars Claire Holt, Mandy Moore, Chris Johnson, Yani Gellman, Santiago Segura, and Matthew Modine. Vacationing with her sister, Kate (Holt), in Mexico, Lisa (Moore) has just broken up with her ex-boyfriend, Stuart. While she wants to have some adventure to make Stuart jealous,…"47 Meters Down: A Shark-Thrilling Tale of Survival"
A rumor circulating the internet this weekend says that the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) could be introducing Supergirl in their untitled Superman sequel which currently does not have a release date. The rumor was first posted anonymously on 4chan.org this past Monday. Whether there is any truth or not remains to be determined. It’s likely all speculation but with the success of Wonder Woman, DC is probably looking at all of their books to get…"Could DC Extended Universe be introducing Supergirl?"
In tribute to the late Adam West, DC Entertainment has released the unaired episode, “Win, Luthor, Draw,” that featured West as a guest star. Adam West, Batman to a generation of TV fans, passed away last week. One of his final roles was a fittingly comic guest role on NBC’s Powerless in an episode which never made it to air. DC All Access is proud to present this episode in its entirety for a limited…"DC Entertainment releases Adam West’s Powerless episode"
Lost in Paris is an indie film from a husband-and-wife team that pays an homage to the days of the silent film star, Charlie Chaplin, through the antics of their lead characters. Written and directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon, Lost in Paris stars Abel, Gordon, Emmanuelle Riva, and Pierre Richard. Not familiar with the duo going into this movie, I was unsure of what I should expect. It stars Gordan as a librarian…"Lost in Paris: An Ode to Charlie Chaplin"
Despite having an all-star talented cast, Once Upon A Time In Venice doesn’t live up to the action comedies that preceded it despite a talented cast. Directed by Mark Cullen from a script co-written with his brother, Rob Cullen, the film stars Bruce Willis, John Goodman, Jason Momoa, Thomas Middleditch, Famke Janssen, Stephanie Sigman, Adam Goldberg, Kal Penn, Christopher McDonald, and Wood Harris. Bruce Willis may be an action star but even his name alone…"Once Upon A Time In Venice is no Die Hard, pass on it"
The Women’s Balcony is a feel-good, crowd-pleasing comedy that depicts what happens when extremism and traditional values collide in a Jewish community. Directed by Emil Ben-Shimon from a screenplay written by Shlomit Nehama , the Israeli comedy stars Orna Banai, Itzik Cohen, Einat Sarouf, Igal Naor, Evelin Hagoel, Aviv Alush, Yafit Asulin, Sharona Elimelech, Herzl Tobey, and Haim Zanati. This was Banai’s first big role in Israeli cinema and she was nominated for an Ophir…"The Women’s Balcony is A Feel-Good, Crowd-Pleasing Comedy"
Kill Switch, not to be confused with the 2008 film of the same name, is another example of why video game-style films don’t make the best of movies–because they simply aren’t good. Directed by Tim Smit from a screenplay written by Omid Nooshin and C. Kindinger, Kill Switch stars Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe, Tygo Gernandt, and Charity Wakefield. In the feature debut from Smit, we follow Will Porter in his battle to save Earth after…"Kill Switch: Video Game Style doesn’t work"