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“Game Of Thrones” fans may be waiting until 2019 to see where the story of Jon Snow winds up. However, Kit Harington will return to HBO in some different clothes and facial hair for the miniseries “Gunpowder.” Also starring Liv …

One of today’s foremost purveyors of “mumblecore” cinema – a derisive pigeonholing label for low budget indies which often involve the Duplass Brothers and sonorous dialogue – Joe Swanberg has managed to carve out a special niche for himself with his l…

Welcome to another edition of The Playlist Podcast, a discussion about film news and other film and television related items. On this episode, I’m joined as usual by Playlist Editor-in-Chief Rodrigo Perez to discuss the big movie this weekend, an…

Oliver and Elio might be the two characters you fall for hardest at the cinema this year. Played by Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, they lead Luca Guadagnino‘s wonderfully warm romance “Call Me By Your Name.” The film has been rid…

Welcome to another edition of Over/Under Movies, the podcast in which we choose one overrated film and one underrated film — similar in tone, genre, style, or however we may see fit — and we discuss them. Every year during Autumn, each of us go through…

DC Films diehards don’t want to hear it, but the franchise is not in good shape. Since the Rotten Tomatoes score for “Justice League” was revealed yesterday, the Tomatometer tally has fallen from 43% to 37%. The box office will undoub…

What does it take to woo Quentin Tarantino and his new Charles Manson-era movie? Pretty much every studio in town rolled out the red carpet for the filmmaker, with the major studios going the distance. Warner Bros. filled out their parking lot with car…

If you’ve been a struggling actor, director, writer or creative in Hollywood it’s easy to give up. It’s easy to say, “Well, I tired for a couple of years, but it’s time to try something else even though I really don’…

Well, that didn’t take long. The rumors had just surfaced that Matt Reeves wasn’t eyeballing Ben Affleck for his “The Batman” (or its possible trilogy), and that he had somebody else in mind. Well, now that name has surfaced. Ac…

Advocacy documentaries are a huge risk — such blatantly opinionated content risks alienating viewers, playing to an already established audience, and, in the end, failing to educate anyone. Still, some manage to make a big splash, for better or worse (…