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November 5, 2017

Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of The Film Stage Show! Today, Michael Snydel, Bill Graham and I kick out feet up, compare our watches, and talk about The Killing of a Sacred Deer, starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, the newest film from Yorgos Lanthimos. Subscribe on …

With his sumptuous erotic crime thriller The Handmaiden striking a chord not only in his native nation of South Korea where it amassed an impressive nearly $32 million, but also the United States, where it picked up over $2 million, Park Chan-wook has now settled on his next project. It’ll …

Family Guy is still going strong with their 16th season currently airing on FOX. However, the show lost one of their regular guest stars late last year when screen icon Carrie Fisher passed away. The actress had already recorded dialogue for episodes that had yet to air, and one of …

The concept of a singularity in technology proposes that some kind of advanced artificial intelligence will create rapid technological growth that will ultimately result in the destruction of the human race. After all, as countless sci-fi movies have shown, the greatest threat to mankind is itself, and the only way …

Where is the line between justice and revenge? How do you move on after loved ones have been murdered? These questions are often reserved for movies starring grizzled tough guys, people like Liam Neeson or Arnold Schwarzenegger. It’s rare that we see a story that tackles those topics with a woman at …

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Disney has launched a new line of collectible picture disc vinyl releases with ride music. Mickey Mouse is 88 years young, going on 89. Get details on his birthday celebration this year. See the full LA Comic-Con panel with the man behind all …

“You can shoot me with your words… But just like life, I rise.” Annapurna has debuted an extra trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit, which already opened in theaters in August just a few months ago. The young studio is planning a re-release and strong awards season push, which is why this trailer is arriving now. The film will be back in theaters in 10 cities starting on December 1st. In the meantime, this trailer shows us another side of Detroit that wasn’t in the first batch of trailers. The huge cast includes John Boyega, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Ben O’Toole, Hannah Murray, Anthony Mackie, Jacob Latimore, Algee Smith, Joseph David-Jones, Kaitlyn Dever, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinski, plus Laz Alonso. The film received great reviews at release, and it’s definitely worth catching (if you haven’t already seen it). Here’s the newest “Still I Rise” trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit, direct from Annapurna’s YouTube: The words are from Maya Angelou’s poem “Still I Rise” …

“The story of Cuba, told by one filmmaker over five decades.” Netflix has released the trailer for the new documentary titled Cuba and the Cameraman, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival this year. This is made by filmmaker Jon Alpert, who has spent more time documenting and filming in Cuba than just about anyone else. Compiled from more than a thousand hours of footage and filmed over 45 years, Alpert follows three families and Fidel Castro to tell the story of modern Cuba. He was one of the last Americans to see Castro before his death. But the doc is also all about the people of Cuba, and the country itself, all the history is has gone through and the culture that has remained intact despite all of this. “He documented how these families and the Cuban leader dealt with the serious challenges gripping their country.” Check it out. Here’s the official trailer (+ poster) for Jon Alpert’s doc Cuba …

Joe Johnston, director of The Rocketeer, Jumanji and Captain America: The First Avenger, is retiring. The filmmaker will throw in the towel after he finishes filming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, a new adaptation of one of the Chronicles of Narnia books. Learn more about Joe Johnston retiring after The Silver Chair below. Joe Johnston …