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May 6, 2018

Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of The Film Stage Show! Today, Michael Snydel and I are joined by my wife, Geneveive Roan, to talk about Jason Reitman‘s newest film, the ode to motherhood that is Tully. Does this film highlight underserved issues of modern motherhood, or choke on …

The current summer record holder is ‘Jurassic World’ with $1.671 billion. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

“What if I told you I had the cure for the opioid crisis in my hand?” The Orchard has released an official trailer for a (potentially controversial) medicinal health documentary titled A Leaf of Faith, the latest film from doc director Chris Bell (Bigger Stronger Faster, Trophy Kids, Prescription Thugs). Even though the title might make you think this doc is about medicinal marijuana, it’s actually about another kind of potent, powerful plant – one called “Kratom”. Grown in Southeast Asia, this plant is part of the coffee plant and is, supposedly, a safe and effective alternative to medicinal opioid painkillers. Why is this important? Because opioids are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Really. Which is a bit freaky, but it’s true. “Join Chris Bell as he explores the natural world of this never before known harmless leaf that could be the perfect human medicine, while providing answers to all his questions and no doubt …

For awhile, Star Wars fans were worried whether Solo: A Star Wars Story was going to turn out all right. When directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were removed from the production and replaced by Ron Howard, there was a lot of concern whether the movie was going to live …

In the most iconic scene from William Wyler‘s “Roman Holiday,” Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn dare each other to slip a hand into La Bocca della Verità. In the opening of Turkish director Emre Yeksan‘s intriguing, enigmatic, ge…

Leonard Bernstein, famous for composing the music for West Side Story and for being the only lyric anyone can remember from R.E.M.’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”, is getting a biopic courtesy of Cary Fukunaga. Now, it looks like Fukunaga has found …

As of right now, the general consensus—at least among the more vocal subset of FilmTwitter and Film Media—appears to be that there are too many “Star Wars” films. READ MORE: Ron Howard Narrates ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ In A Hilarious ‘Arrested Developme…

Former Iranian president Ahmadinejad is lampooned in ‘Sly,’ a nothing-sacred spoof directed by popular mainstream helmer Kamal Tabrizi. read more Source: HoolywoodReporter Movie Reviews

Gordon Parks Jr.’s 1972 blaxploitation film gets a slick modern update with 2018’s Superfly, a new movie from a filmmaker Director X. Watch the Superfly trailer below. In 1972, the blaxploitation film Superfly hit theaters and unleashed a killer soundtrack featuring songs like “Pusherman” by Curtis Mayfield Now here comes Superfly, which brings the story into the …

Actor, writer/director Sylvester Stallone never met a franchise he didn’t want to run into the ground. Anytime Stallone’s had a huge hit on his hand he’s turned the film into a franchise and one that often undid all the goodwill of the original films. …