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Once every few years Nicolas Cage refreshes his mystique with a performance that radiates energy like a city on fire. Nearly a decade since Cage’s last such turn (in Werner Herzog’s “Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans“), he goes way o…

We’ve seen many movies depict the presence of the KKK in southern states, even in the organization’s later years when the group was shunned and went further underground. A socially conscious movie like “Burden” must be commended…

Politics might not seem like a funny thing to laugh at right now, but believe us when we say you’ll want to let your guard down for “The Death Of Stalin.” The latest from Armando Ianucci (“Veep,” “The Thick Of It&#82…

Netflix has been playing a coy game with the upcoming fourth season of Charlie Brooker‘s anxiety-inducing “Black Mirror,” releasing trailer after trailer and posters for each episode and yet hiding the release date. The holiday flavor…

With each season of “Black Mirror,” Charlie Brooker‘s anthology show has only grown more ambitious, attracting bigger names and bigger budgets. Now, with a new home on Netflix, the series which takes a skewed look at the future can attempt …

Utterly consumed with your phone? Obsessed with your iWatch to an unhealthy degree? Anxious when you’re offline? If you’re looking for cultural skewering from a futuristic, dystopian angle, perhaps laying down a foundation for the dark side of our curr…

Given *gestures at the shitshow of America in the last 11 months*, it’s perhaps not surprising that the last time white people went truly bugnuts crazy, in the early 1990s, has been capturing the imagination of filmmakers recently. “Oklahoma City,” about the worst domestic terrorism incident in American history, is one of the best documentaries we’ve seen this year, Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany starred in a miniseries about the Unabomber, and Jaume Collet-Serra is planning a movie about the Waco siege. Continue reading First Trailer For Miniseries ‘Waco’ Starring Michael Shannon & Taylor Kitsch at The Playlist.

There are few better than writer/director Armando Iannucci when it comes to portraying the poison personalities, ruthless double dealing, and heights of absurdity in the political halls of power. So far, he’s sharpened his knives and cut up The White House and 10 Downing Street with “Veep,” “The Thick Of It,” and “In The Loop.” But at a time when The West Wing is more than ably creating scenarios that are the stuff of comic writers’ dreams, it’s the perfect opportunity for Iannucci to take on a different era and moment in history, and he does just that with “The Death Of Stalin.” However, who would’ve thought a movie about the death of an unpredictable dictator would be just as timely as ever? Continue reading Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death Of Stalin’ Is A Timely, Hilarious, Bleak Satire [Review] at The Playlist.

If you feel that your Peak TV viewing has been a little too safe, a new season of “Black Mirror” is on the way to break your brain. Charlie Brooker‘s anthology show has become increasingly popular, largely thanks to Netflix becoming the new home for the show, and bigger and bigger stars are joining in on the bleak, futuristic fun. Season four will be no different, offering up a new batch of twisted stories, but the difference this time around, is that there will be even more familiar faces in front of the camera, and some big names behind the camera too. Continue reading ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Trailer: The Future Is Cracked at The Playlist.

When Armando Iannucci (“In the Loop,” “The Thick of It”) got cameras rolling on “The Death Of Stalin,” he likely couldn’t have imagined it would be arriving in world where D—– T—- was in the White House. It will likely add some extra spice to his upcoming comedy, which brings together all star cast. Steve Buscemi, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko, Paddy Considine, Simon Russell Beale, Rupert Friend, Michael Palin, and Jeffrey Tambor all feature in the adaption of the French graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, that takes a comedic look at Stalin’s last days, exploring the chaos of the regime after his death in 1953 following 30 years of iron-fisted rule over the Soviet Union. Continue reading ‘The Death Of Stalin’ Trailer: Armando Iannucci Takes On The Dictator With Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, More at The Playlist.