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March 8, 2018

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Film History of the Day: Vanity Fair looks at the history and conventions of the romantic comedy starting with 1931’s City Lights:   Fake Commercial of the Day: If Being John Malkovich was real and took place today, customers would book trips inside John Malkovich via AirBnB:   Alternate Soundtracks of the Day: This amusing video imagines more literal soundtrack choices for iconic movies scenes based on specific lines of dialogue:   Video Essay of the Day: The latest video essay from Renegade Cut looks at the existential themes of Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line:   Vintage Image of the Day: In honor of…Read More

Following in the footsteps of Sex and the City and Entourage, another HBO series is getting the movie treatment: The Sopranos. Considering the show–perhaps the greatest to ever air on television, or stream on any platform, for that matter–concluded over a decade ago and a few of its stars, including James …

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend …

What is the new DC Black Label comic imprint? Would you like to see The Batman set in 1939? Where is Hawkeye in all of the marketing for Avengers: Infinity War? Will Spider-Man continue to be called Iron Spider after Infinity War? Which movies could be part of Phase Four …

On the March 8, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui & Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including Jon Favreau’s Star Wars TV Series, Terminator casting, Netflix’s superhero cinematic universe, the Joker movie, …

Who else saw this coming? Lucasfilm has announced the hiring of Jon Favreau to write and produce the first live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s forthcoming streaming service. Favreau was recently revealed to be voicing a CG character in Solo: A Star Wars Story. He’s also previously voiced another character for the animated sereis Star Wars: The Clone Wars.  Putting Favreau now behind the scenes of a Star Wars project is also a no-brainer given how successful he’s been with other Disney projects. Although he directed the first two Iron Man movies before Marvel Studios was dealing with the Mouse House as a distributor, he was instrumental in building what would become the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a cash cow for the…Read More

Vin Diesel is hitching himself to a whole new franchise. The Fast and the Furious, xXx and Guardians of the Galaxy actor will star in sci-fi action flick Bloodshot, adapted from the Valiant comic book series. More on the Bloodshot movie below. Mr. Vin Diesel will lend his gravely voice and tough-guy persona to a new …

The great “privacy” or “freedom of speech” debate that played out during the Hulk Hogan Gawker lawsuit may be getting a feature film adaptation. Or at least a limited TV series. It was a scandal that rocked the journalism and wrestling worlds — two communities who don’t usually overlap. In …