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May 19, 2017

New Indie It’s been loved, it’s been hated, it’s been praised, it’s been criticized, it won Best Picture, it didn’t win Best Picture: In the final analysis, though, La La Land (Summit/Lionsgate) is not a film to be ign…

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Trailer Reaction of the Day: Watch as an amused Lego Batman watches the new trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming    Trailer Dissection of the Day: Easter egg king Mr. Sunday Movies takes an amusing deep dive through the Blade Runner 2049 trailer for things we may have missed:   Movie Comparison of the Day: Speaking of Blade Runner 2049, here’s a video from IMDb comparing the sequel to the original, shot by shot:   Video Essay of the Day: Also speaking of Blade Runner, Nerdwriter analyzes and celebrates the score for the original movie:   Vintage Image of the Day: Peter Mayhew, who turns 73 today, receives…Read More

Universal is still set on remaking Scarface again. While the first redo starring Al Pacino didn’t arrive until 51 years after the Howard Hawks original, the next will come out only 35 years later. If the studio can get the project going on time for its August 10, 2018, release date, that is. Although they have a script and star in place, as well as a sure-thing title, they’re still currently without a director. Let’s look at a timeline to remind us what’s been going on:  April 1932: The first Scarface hits theaters with Paul Muni in the lead as “Tony Camonte” and a story inspired by the life of Al Capone. December 1983: Brian De Palma’s remake, written by Oliver Stone, opens with Pacino playing Cuban refugee turned gangster…Read More

Claire Denis may not be the first Francophone auteur expected to turn in a romantic comedy, and her latest will disappoint those expecting Nancy Meyers a Paris. However, Let the Sunshine In (Un Beau Soleil Interieur) is a sophisticated, idiosyncratic, thoroughly modern interpretation of a French romantic farce, perceptive if not laugh-out-loud …

The Weekend Read compiles all of the /Film original features published in the past week. In this week’s line-up of reviews, lists, editorials and more, find two polar-opposite reviews of Alien: Covenant, a look at what may be the most terrifying haunted house experience ever concocted, a reminder of everything you …

When Tom Hardy was first cast as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, a chunk of fandom complained. They felt he was too small to play the hulking villain. Then Christopher Nolan’s movie actually came out and everyone changed their tune. Well, now we’re once again in a scenario where Hardy has been cast as a larger-than-life comics character. He’ll be starring in Venom for Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer. Venom, about a man who bonds with an alien symbiote that gives him supernatural powers, will not be a part of the same Marvel Cinematic Universe that Spider-Man: Homecoming takes place in. Instead this will be Sony’s attempt to create their own corner of the Marvel world, and will have nothing to do with the Spidey world. That’s a bummer for fans who…Read More

British actor Joe Cole (‘Peaky Blinders,’ ‘Green Room’) stars as a heroin addict locked up in a festering Thai prison, where he discovers redemption through boxing, in ‘A Prayer Before Dawn.’ read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews