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Kevin Jagernauth

Kevin Jagernauth

Audiences didn’t pack cinemas for “Annihilation” this past weekend, but the film is already going down as one of the best sci-fi movies to come along in quite some time. Atmospheric, eerie, and terrifying, Alex Garland‘s adaptat…

Jennifer Lawrence may not dig “Phantom Thread,” but many have gotten on board the film’s oddball wavelength, and vibed with Paul Thomas Anderson‘s twisted tale of romance. As per usual, the filmmaker has concocted a movie that i…

No Oscar nominee has faced a greater backlash this awards season than “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” The winner of TIFF’s People Choice Award — often an augur of Oscar glory — has since faced considerable scrutiny for it…

Disney/Fox merger? What Disney/Fox merger? What looked so certain in December, is still under review, as lawyerly types sift through mountains of paperwork, and executives wait to see if the deal will get government approval. So, until more is known, F…

Universal Pictures has been spinning in circles in their efforts to get a contemporary version of “Scarface” off the ground. The journey so far has seen directors David Ayer, David Yates, Pablo Larrain, Antoine Fuqua, and then David Ayer ag…

Wedding season is right around the corner, which means making sure that suit still fits, and embarking on finding the perfect gift, and keeping your fingers crossed that there’s an open bar. However, if you’re free of having to attend wedde…

Oh, DC Films. As Marvel celebrates a decade of cinematic world-building mega success, their rivals are still trying to figure out how to make more than one good movie at a time. “Wonder Woman” aside, the post-“The Dark Knight” t…

As the “Star Wars” galaxy continues to expand with new trilogies and film series outside the main saga, you’re going to need a flowchart to keep track of where the (new) canon stands. As you might recall, when Disney purchased Lucasfi…

When Jennifer Lawrence speaks, the internet tends to listen and react (as it has for her recent comments about not grooving with “Phantom Thread“). But the actress is using her promo time for the upcoming “Red Sparrow” to addres…

Boredom, wealth, resentment, and a killer instinct — those are four qualities that can coalesce into something toxic. Or, in the hands of “Thoroughbreds” writer/director Cory Finley, a bleak and black comedy where murder is just an appetize…