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October 7, 2017

Don’t expect The Office star John Krasinski to look at the camera and smirk in his latest series endeavor. Jack Ryan is a new spy series from Amazon Studios bringing the titular CIA analyst created by author Tom Clancy into his first original series. The character has been played by …

Earlier this week, we brought you another interview from our visit to the Australian set of Thor: Ragnarok, this time with none other than Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, playing Hela, the goddess of death. The actress is the first female villain to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and she’s clearly …

“You know how hard it is for him to try to find work out here with his record now…” Monument Releasing has unveiled a trailer for the new film both written and directed by acclaimed indie actor/filmmaker Mark Webber, titled Flesh and Blood. Webber tells a very personal story, blurring the line between narrative and documentary, involving his own actual, real-life family. The title of the film is a reference to his decision to confront a person from his past, raising the question: “Will Mark’s life remain defined by his own flesh and blood?” In addition to Webber, the cast includes Guillermo Santos, Mark’s younger brother who struggles with Asperger’s Syndrome in real life, Big G played by Guillermo’s actual father, and Cheri played by Cheri Honkala, Mark’s real-life mother, anti-poverty activist, and the Green Party’s nominee for vice-president in the 2012 US presidential election. Her activism and her choices in men are a constant source of conflict in her …

After starring in one of the biggest blockbusters ever, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and headlining one of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2018, Pacific Rim Uprising, you’d think John Boyega would be comfortable with idea of being called a sci-fi icon by now. But as evidenced during the …

It’s been quite a week for fans of the Fast and Furious franchise. There’s officially a Fast and Furious spin-off in the works that will focus on Dwayne Johnson as Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham as former villain Deckard Shaw. The film is slated to arrive …

There is some comfort to be gained from dystopian sci-fi: no matter how realistically rendered, and how much it comments on current bleak realities, it presents a vision of the world as it is not — at least, not yet. But prepare to have the boundary between everyday life and futurist fiction comprehensively shattered by Matthias Heeder and Monika Hielscher‘s deft, chilling documentary “Pre-Crime,” which borrows its title from the Philip K. Continue reading Gripping, Chilling, Essential ‘Predictive Policing’ Doc ‘Pre-Crime’ [Zurich Review] at The Playlist.