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May 1, 2017

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Promo of the Day: Ahead of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Chris Pratt shows off some props from the movie, and you’ll never guess which is his favorite:   Poster Tribute of the Day: Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, here’s a new poster for the movie paying homage to the poster for The Goonies:   Trivia of the Day: Also speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy, here’s a bunch more trivia about the first movie and its sequel via CineFix:   Cosplay of the Day: We know thanks to Descendants that at least some Disney characters had children, so it’s about time we got a pregnant Disney princesses…Read More

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies that have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way. Michael Ballhaus (1935-2017) – Cinematographer. He received Oscar nominations for his work on Broadcast News, The Fabulous Baker Boys and Gangs of New York. In addition to the last of those, he shot many other Martin Scorsese’s movies, including Goodfellas, The Age of Innocence, After Hours, The Last Temptation of Christ, The Departed and The Color of Money. For Mike Nichols, he shot Working Girl, Postcards From the Edge, Primary…Read More

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival has officially come to a close, but there’s still a lot to look forward to. Firstly, there are the award winners, which you’ll want to seek out when they become available. Narrative features Keep the Change and The Divine Order and documentary features Bobbi Jene and Hondros were the biggest honorees of the juried competitions and audience selections (see the full lists of winners here and here).  Also, whether you attended or not, chances are you missed some of the best parts of this year’s event, such as the star-studded panels and reunion-heavy retrospective screenings. Fortunately, the festival is sharing a lot of the hot ticket functions online, while others have been documented from the…Read More

Do you like horror movies that keep things cryptic while slowly, devilishly ratcheting up the tension? We’re talking about the recent resurgence of movies like The Witch, The Invitation, It Follows and The Babadook, where restraint is prized over fleeting jump scares and loud jolts. If so, it looks like we may soon add another entry to that growing list of terrific art house horror: It Comes At Night. Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults, who won both the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Award at SXSW for his feature debut Krisha, It Comes At Night is set in a world in which everything has gone south. We’re not entirely sure what the threat is, because either the marketing is keeping the titular It secret or the film itself does, but either way the basic gist is…Read More

What would Batman v Superman be like if it were a buddy comedy? Want a chance to be in Ant-Man and the Wasp? Is X-Men: Dark Phoenix looking to recast a younger version of Rogue? Did you know Warner Bros. has actually spent more on Wonder Woman marketing than on …

Joshua Wong wasn’t born when Hong Kong was handed back to the Chinese government in 1997 after being under British rule and influence by western civilization. But that didn’t stop him from rallying against the Communist government for trying to take away some of Hong Kong’s autonomy that was promised …