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"
The Pulitzer at 100 is a documentary film that honors the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes by profiling what it means to win the prize. Produced and directed by Kirk Simon, many Pulitzer Prize winners are interviewed while notable actors and a film director reads their work. Journalists featured include David Remnick, Thomas L. Friedman, Robin Givhan, Mary McNamara, Nicholas Kristof, Carol D. Leonnig, Martin Baron, Sheri Fink, Carl Bernstein, and Jim Amoss. Featured…"The Pulitzer at 100 profiles Award-Winning Work in Journalism and Arts"
A love letter to the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s, Future ’38 is a throwback screwball worth seeing. Written and directed by Carmen Sandiego veteran Jamie Greenberg, the film stars Betty Gilpin, Nick Westrate, Robert John Burke, Ethan Phillips, Sophie von Haselberg, and Ilana Becker. The film starts with Neil deGrasse Tyson introducing us to a lost film from 1938. He talks about the science behind the movie and what they got right.…"Future ’38: A Love Letter to 1930s and 40s Screwball Comedies"
Netflix has released the first trailer for the December’s action-thriller, Bright, whose cast appeared on Conan last night during Comic Con. Directed by David Ayer from a screenplay written by Max Landis, action-thriller stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez, Ike Barinholtz, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Andrea Navedo, Veronica Ngo, Alex Meraz, Margaret Cho, Brad William Henke, Dawn Olivieri, and Kenneth Choi. David Ayer, Eric Newman, and Bryan Unkeless serve as…"Netflix releases new Bright trailer at Comic Con"