Written and directed by filmmaker Rian Johnson (of Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper), Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the second entry in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Upon its release in late 2015, The Force Awakens received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics and praise from fans worldwide for restoring the saga’s former glory while injecting it with fresh blood. As beloved as Episode VII was, however, one criticism continued to appear: it was too safe; a rehash of George Lucas’ 1977 film. If Abrams’ movie was too safe, then Johnson’s follow-up may prove too risky. Picking up moments after Episode VII’s cliffhanger ending with Rey finally meeting Luke, The Last Jedi begins with the evacuation of D’Qar, home to the Resistance’s secret base. After the destruction of their superweapon, Starkiller Base, the First Order attacks the planet, with General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) leading the charge with their massive battleship, the Dreadnaught. General …

“Whistle if you can hear me.” Universal has released a final 60-second trailer for horror sequel Insidious: The Last Key, also known as just Insidious 4, since this is the latest in this on-going horror franchise. It opens in early January just a few days after the New Year, so don’t expect much from this sequel. Lin Shaye returns as Dr. Elise Rainier, the brilliant parapsychologist who ends up being terrorized in her own home by the demons that have been haunting houses ever since Insidious in 2010. Shaye is joined in the cast by Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Josh Stewart, Caitlin Gerard, Kirk Acevedo, Javier Botet, Bruce Davison, Spencer Locke, Tessa Ferrer, Ava Kolker and Marcus Henderson. I honestly feel like this horror franchise has worn out its welcome, time to end it, so hopefully this is it once and for all. Here’s the final “Big Whistle” trailer (+ poster) for Adam Robitel’s Insidious: The Last Key, on YouTube: You can …

The Golden Globes nominations were unveiled, and as per usual, the punch was spiked as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association logged their votes. However, the this year the hooch was stronger than usual with some truly oddball nominees, and huge snubs…

Hollywood may be in the thick of guild and Oscar voting, but the Television Academy knows Emmy season is right around the corner.  This morning they announced, along with this year’s broadcaster NBC, that the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will take …

As we drag ourselves, bloodied and limping across the finish line of 2017, there’s little to celebrate at year’s end in the world outside the movie theater, except for Fyre Festival which is still the greatest and funniest thing ever. But i…

Guillermo del Toro keeps packing his schedule for his year long sabbatical away from directing. The filmmaker has already penciled in interviews with Michael Mann and George Miller, though he’s not quite sure what he’ll do with the results …