In Lady Macbeth, elements of both sexism and feminism are at play in the British drama. Directed by William Oldroyd from a screenplay written by Alice Birch, the film stars Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie, and Christopher Fairbank. The film is based on Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk by Nikolai Leskov. Set in 1865 England, 17-year-old Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stuck in a loveless, arranged marriage to Alexander (Hilton), a man who is…"Lady Macbeth: Sexism, Feminism at play in British Drama"
At a Comic Con panel on Thursday, Ivan Reitman announced that a new Ghostbusters movie is coming in 2019. This announcement comes over a month after Dan Aykroyd said last month that Sony lost too much money with the all-female reboot and a sequel would be unlikely as a result. The Ghostbusters panel, titled Ghostbusters 101: A Ghostbusters Panel of Biblical Proportions!, featured Reitman alongside IDW’s Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Tom Waltz. The Ghostbusters:…"Comic Con: New Ghostbusters film coming in 2019"
The upcoming CW Seed series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray, is set on Earth X, an alternate Universe in which the Nazis won during World War 2. From the creators of #Arrow and #TheFlash, Freedom Fighters: #TheRay premieres this fall on CW Seed! pic.twitter.com/6ckrpTxfOh — CW Seed (@cwseed) July 23, 2017 The trailer premiered yesterday at Comic Con in San Diego. The news of it set in an alternate universe comes on the heels of outrage…"Freedom Fighters: The Ray set in Alternate Universe where the Nazis won"
A new trailer for Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok made its official debut on Saturday during the Marvel presentation at Comic Con in Hall H. The trailer starts out with Thor (Hemsworth) catching up Hulk (Ruffalo) on everything that’s happened to him following Avengers: Age of Ultron. Ruffalo is shown in both Hulk and Bruce Banner form during the trailer. As evidenced by the graphic above and in the trailer, Thor puts together a team that includes…"New Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Debuts at Comic Con"
Does actor Ben Affleck have a future with regards the Batman franchise? With regards to his role in the DC Extended Universe, it’s really hard to say outside of his appearances in Justice League films or playing a role in the Superman movies. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his future seems to be in doubt. Yes, Warners’ film studio chief Toby Emmerich tells The Hollywood Reporter, “Ben is our Batman. We love him as Batman.…"Is Warner Bros. looking to replace Ben Affleck at Batman?"
Most Beautiful Island is a psychological thriller exploring what happens when undocumented immigrants wanting a better life. Written and directed by Ana Asensio, the psychological thriller stars Asensio, Natasha Romanova, David Little, Nicholas Tucci, Larry Fessenden, and Caprice Benedetti. What does a struggling immigrant do when they are also undocumented? This is what writer/director/actress Asensio explores and announces to the world that she’s a triple-threat in front of and behind the camera. The film is…"Fantasia Film Festival: Most Beautiful Island"
The evacuation of Dunkirk is one that has had a huge impact on the British. If not for the evacuation, there’s no guarantee what would have happened if not for Operation Dynamo. It’s far more than just a British story. “It was a massive event that still has international significance, says Joshua Levine, author of Forgotten Voices of Dunkirk, and a historical consultant on the film. “Everything that’s celebrated about World War II—in Britain, in…"The Impact of Dunkirk on the British"
Openly gay actor John Barrowman pulled off a transphobic stunt yesterday while addressing the casting of Jodie Whittaker in as the 13th Time Lord in the BBC series, Doctor Who. Here’s a tweet that displays what Barrowman did: #SDCC2017 A-hole of Thursday John (I’m Gay so I can insult trans) Barrowman : “I totally blinged myself out! I am the transgender Tardis!” pic.twitter.com/zzZJlqOdpH — Mia Marie Macy (@MiaMarieMacy) July 21, 2017 According to Radio Times,…"Doctor Who alumnus John Barrowman pulls Transphobic Stunt at Comic Con"
The winner of Slamdance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature, Dim The Fluorescents is a below-the-radar film that shows us the working relationship between an artist and a playwright. Daniel Warth directs his first feature film from a screenplay he wrote with Miles Barstead. The cast features Claire Armstrong, Naomi Skwarna, Andreana Callegarini-Gradzik, Brendan Hobin, Clare McConnell, and Todd Graham. The film follows actress Audrey (Armstrong) and playwright Lillian (Skwarna). They aren’t…"Dim the Fluorescents: A Below-the-Radar Indie Film"
Based on an inspiring true story, Dunkirk delivers a film that should give Christopher Nolan a long-overdue Oscar nomination for outstanding directing. Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, the war film stars Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hardy. Nolan veteran Michael Caine sneaks in with an uncredited voice cameo talking to Tom Hardy’s Royal Air Force…"Dunkirk: An Event Film That Should Be Seen In 70mm"