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Where DC Films can’t seem to get one movie out without some kind of major problem (“Wonder Woman” aside), even when Edgar Wright left “Ant-Man,” Marvel didn’t seem too ruffled. The reins were passed to Peyton Reed, A…

1995’s “Jumanji” shouldn’t be deemed a classic, but it holds a warm, schlocky sincerity. Carried brightly by the late Robin Williams and his palpable, energetic presence, Joe Johnson‘s rambunctious, schmaltzy, chaos-driven…

“When we lose our principals, we invite chaos.” What exactly that chaos is in the world of Sam Esmail’s “Mr. Robot” remains debatable. Our characters, following the humdrum fall out of season two, are back for an enlivened…

There’s several ways you can look at “Jumanji,” a reboot of the franchise started in 1995 with Robin Williams, but quickly abandoned. One, the modern version features Dwayne Johnson, arguably the world’s biggest and bankable star, so it has that going for it. It also looks like a cross between “Kong: Skull Island” and “Land Of The Lost.” READ MORE: Dwayne Johnson’s 6 Best Movies, And Why He Is The Biggest Star In The World But what’s perhaps more interesting to us is the fact the film’s being directed by Jake Kasdan, the comedy filmmaker behind films like “Bad Teacher” “Sex Tape” and Judd Apatow’s “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.” And like many filmmakers around him, Kasdan is making the ambitious leap into big-budget filmmaking with “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. Continue reading ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’: The Rock Goes Exploring In 2 New Trailers at The Playlist.

Hacking is back in the minds of the public, now that HBO is trying to do damage control after a major breach. So, USA Network isn’t wasting a moment, as they’ve trotted out their trailer for the third season of the keyboard mashing “Mr. Robot.” Rami Malek‘s Elliot is back after having been betrayed by the titular character (Christian Slater) and E Corp exec Tyrell Wellick (Martin Wallström), and the savvy hacker is ready for retribution.  Continue reading ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 3 Trailer Brings Democracy To America at The Playlist.

For most actors, if Martin Scorsese comes calling, you don’t ask any questions, and clear your calendar. However, Joe Pesci is not like everybody else. Even though he’s made three pictures with the director and his best friend Robert De Niro — “Raging Bull,” “Goodfellas,” “Casino” — Pesci has been very resistant to get back in front of the camera. Continue reading Joe Pesci Comes Out Of Retirement, Confirmed For Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ at The Playlist.

The wait is almost over. For years we’ve all been anguishing over the relative lack of board game related disaster movies in our collective cultural life since the 1995 Robin Williams vehicle, “Jumanji”  — give or take a “Battleship” here and there. Anguish no longer, as Sony has at long last released the first trailer for “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” yet another sequel to a long forgotten film franchise that no one cares about anymore. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ Rumbles With Dwayne Johnson at The Playlist.

The simple message that we should judge a book by its cover seems particularly relevant at this moment, and it’s the undercurrent that runs through the upcoming animated flick, “Ferdinand.” Featuring an ensemble voice cast including John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez, Daveed Diggs, Gabriel Iglesias, Bobby Cannavale, David Tennant, Anthony Anderson, Flula Borg, Sally Phillips, Boris Kodjoe, Jerrod Carmichael, Raúl Esparza, Karla Martínez, and Miguel Ángel Silvestre, the film is based on the book Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, and tells the story of a loveable bull who’s a lover, not a fighter. Continue reading New Trailer For ‘Ferdinand’ Is Built To Fight, Born To Love at The Playlist.