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A movie that didn’t really make much of a wave at TIFF last year, “Message From The King” (our review) is now destined to live in the corners of Netflix you probably don’t venture into very often. It’s a shame because Chadwick Boseman is apparently pretty good in the film, but perhaps his status as Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will help draw some eyes to the picture. Continue reading ‘Message From The King’ Trailer: Chadwick Boseman Wants Revenge at The Playlist.

Thus far, Annapurna has been playing it pretty cagey when it comes to “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women.” Certainly, the title does a lot of the heavy lifting, particularly when a certain DC Films effort is dominating the box office. But now, the curtain is being lifted just a little bit more. Written and directed by Angela Robinson (“The L Word,” “True Blood“) and starring Luke Evans, Bella Heathcote, and Rebecca Hall, the biopic will detail the unconventional life of the titular Harvard psychologist who invented the lie detector, engaged in a polyamorous relationship, and created the iconic Wonder Woman character — which he based on the relationships with the women in his life.  Continue reading New Trailer For ‘Professor Marston & The Wonder Women’ Reveals A New Superhero at The Playlist.

DC Films fans around the world will be getting the big screen movie about Diana Prince they’ve always wanted with “Wonder Woman,” however, if you’re looking for an origin story that goes all the way back to the comic book’s roots, a new movie with far less CGI is on the way. READ MORE: First Trailer For Cary Fukunaga-Produced TNT Series ‘The Alienist’ Starring Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women” tells the true story of the titular Harvard psychologist who invented the lie detector, engaged in a polyamorous relationship long before anyone knew what that meant, and created the iconic Wonder Woman character — which he based on the relationships with the women in his life. Continue reading A Superhero Is Born In First Teaser For Annapurna’s ‘Professor Marston & The Wonder Women’ at The Playlist.

While we’ll always wonder what Cary Fukunaga would’ve done with Caleb Carr‘s excellent source material, we’re glad the director is still on board “The Alienist,” even if it’s just in a producer role. The author’s best-selling page-turner is now arriving in a limited series on TNT, and any concerns I might’ve had about the show shying away from the story’s more lurid elements have been abated. Continue reading First Trailer For Cary Fukunaga Produced TNT Series ‘The Alienist’ Starring Dakota Fanning, Daniel Brühl & Luke Evans at The Playlist.

Disney’s live-action adaptation of the classic animated musical could clear $60 million on Friday alone on its way to landing one of the top 10 openings of all time, not accounting for inflation. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

The Disney live-action fairy tale landed one of the top 10 openings of all time and the biggest ever for a PG title, both in North America and overseas. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

It’s a tale as old as time the song goes and indeed, the fable of a beauty that tames the savage beast goes back to classical, fundamental storytelling. There are core elemental human building blocks to the story too. Arrogance, unkindness and narcissism does not go unpunished and a conceited prince is cursed to live all his days as a monster, unless he learns to love and can act in a selflessly enough to be loved himself. Continue reading ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Is An Uninspired Monstrosity Of Bombast & Melodrama [Review] at The Playlist.