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November 1, 2017

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Superhero Crossover of the Day: It’s Vibranium claws against Adamantium claws in Stryder HD’s fan-made trailer for Black Panther vs. Wolverine:   Cosplay of the Day: No, Tessa Thompson isn’t starring in a remake of The Craft. She and her friends just dressed up like the movie’s characters for Halloween: pic.twitter.com/xeK6xaGKcW — Tessa Thompson (@TessaThompson_x) November 1, 2017   Fan Stunt of the Day: Speaking of costumes, here are some cosplaying Star Wars fans who rode around NYC on special fake-hovering speeder bikes:   Movie Science of the Day: Speaking of Star Wars, here’s a look at…Read More

We’re just a month and a half away from Star Wars: The Last Jedi hitting theaters. Though the last theatrical trailer gave us plenty of new footage and dialogue to sink our teeth into, we’re starting to get more thanks to the TV spot portion of Disney and Lucasfilm’s marketing …

From the Ocean’s Eleven franchise to a reimagining of Lord of the Flies, all-female remakes and spin-offs are hot in Hollywood right now. But it’s more than just a trend, as inclusion is important and women’s stories in all movie genres are worthy of being told. The success of Wonder Woman this summer is evidence that female-led superhero movies aren’t just about chasing a trend if there’s quality and passion put into the effort. And audiences obviously appreciate that, to the tune of $822 million worldwide.  Marvel will soon be delivering its own solo superheroine movie with the Brie Larson-led Captain Marvel in 2019. But while the studio will also be featuring many women characters, including heroes, in…Read More

Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of The Film Stage Show! Today, Michael Snydel, Bill Graham and I are joined by Stephen Cone (director of the excellent Princess Cyd, which opens in New York/Chicago this Friday) to talk Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, …

Who has been hired as production designer for 20th Century Fox’s Gambit movie? Where is Wally West on this season of The Flash and why is he gone? How much trouble did Mark Ruffalo cause when he accidentally live streamed audio from the Thor: Ragnarok premiere? Does the Justice League …

On the November 1, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson and Chris Evangelista for an all-news edition of the podcast. We talk about the accusations against director Brett Ratner and what that might mean for the future of Warner Bros movies, Blade Runner 2049 …

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. Dennis Banks (1937-2017) – Native American Activist, Actor. He appears in The Last of the Mohicans and Older Than America, as himself in Thunderheart and the documentaries Incident at Oglala and Sing Your Song. He was also the subject of the 2010 doc A Good Day to Die. He died on October 29. (Star Tribune) Ben Bates (1933-2017) – Stunt Man. In addition to doing stunts for TV’s Gunsmoke and the movie The White Buffalo, he also played…Read More

Welcome to The Water Cooler, a weekly feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: Ben Pearson attends a unique screening of Shaun of the Dead, Jacob Hall watches the World Series, Chris Evangelista reads a …