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Our morbid fascination with rise and fall narratives is entrenched in the culture and all-too-common tragic stories about stardom and pop figures practically beg for cross-examined relitigation. The sad tale of pop R&B icon Whitney Houston is no di…

Welcome to #FlashbackFriday, where we look at past moments with filmmakers, actors, etc. and highlight something in cinema history that’s fascinating, amusing, perhaps something you never knew or have seen, you name it. After what seems like an eternit…

Remember when TV networks would come up with interesting, original sitcoms and dramas every fall for viewers to potentially fall in love with? Those were the good ol’ days! Now, we just wait for the latest revival, remake, reboot, sequel, or all of the…

It’s been almost a week since the 71st Festival de Cannes came to a close and the festival bubble is starting to dissipate. That means the realization of what we assumed before it all began comes into clearer focus: the 2019 Oscar season really i…

With “Solo: A Star Wars Story” officially upon us, we can (hopefully) put all the drama and speculation about the spin-off film behind us and focus on the future of the Lucasfilm franchise. Yesterday, we found out that “Logan” helmer James Mangold is s…

Following two Cannes efforts both met politely, but a little meso meso by critics, the comedy “Reality” and the dark fantasy of “Tale Of Tales,” Italian filmmaker Matteo Garrone returns to the crime genre that launched his caree…

Last year was a busy time for filmmaker Ridley Scott. Not only did he release the latest entry in his legendary Sci-Fi/Horror franchise, “Alien: Covenant,” but the director also released the Oscar-nominated film “All the Money in the World.” Needless t…

It’s a tale of two countries when talking about the opening of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” It’s being reported that Thursday night “previews” for ‘Solo’ came in at $14.1 million domestically. That’s a great start for the spin-off film and is…

Netflix is definitely not a company that is going to let a good thing go. After the monster critical success of “Mudbound,” the streaming service wants to stay in the Dee Rees business, and it looks like they’re going to do just that. The Hollywood Rep…

What comes to mind when you think about director Paul Feig? For many of us, we probably think about “Bridesmaids” and for others, it may be “Ghostbusters.” Either way, Feig it is easy to think about light-hearted comedic gold wh…