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Believe it or not, it sucks dumping on an actor or film series, even if the actor is a shitbag accused of domestic violence (ok, nevermind). That ugliness aside, what is up with Johnny Depp, his career and FIVE ‘Pirates’ films. One of the most respected actors of his generation way back when, working with some of the best filmmakers alive (Jim Jarmusch, Terry Gilliam, Michael Mann, Tim Burton), for over a decade now, Depp has taken almost exclusively tentpole movies that reek of paycheck gigs. Continue reading ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ Swashbuckles Super Bowl Style With Johnny Depp In Extended Look At ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ [Watch] at The Playlist.

What started as a quirky off-shoot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is quickly becoming a core player. “Guardians Of The Galaxy” turned an unlikely crew of superheroes into a mega-mainstream hit, and now the sequel is here and looking for some game-day love. READ MORE: What Will Be The Biggest Box Office Blockbuster Of 2017? “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” promises more of its offbeat brand of superheroism, and Zoe Saldana believes the property has already influenced others around Hollywood to let loose a little bit more with their comic-book characters. Continue reading ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Brings Superheroes To The Super Bowl In Game Day Spot at The Playlist.

If you have qualms about going to the doctor and skepticism about miracle cures, then “A Cure For Wellness” may be the horror/thriller that will push all your buttons. And 20th Century Fox is preparing to scare game-day audiences with their new Super Bowl spot for the film. READ MORE: 10 Films To See In February Directed by Gore Verbinski, and starring Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, and Jason Isaacs, the story follows a young executive tasked with bringing his boss home from a Swiss health spa, only to uncover something pretty sinister going on. Continue reading ‘A Cure For Wellness’ Brings Horrific Healing In New Super Bowl Spot at The Playlist.

Oh sure, you could go see “Fifty Shades Darker” next weekend for your sexy cinematic experience, but what’s hotter than Keanu Reeves in a well-tailored suit killing people? That’s what “John Wick: Chapter 2” is asking in its game day spot. Common, Riccardo Scamarcio, Laurence Fishburne, Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan, Lance Reddick, Franco Nero, John Leguizamo, and Ian McShane join Reeves in this sequel, which sees our hero head overseas. Continue reading Keanu Reeves Has A Rough Night In Super Bowl Spot For ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ at The Playlist.

Don’t expect any game day spots from DC Films today, but if you really need a new fix of members from “Justice League” standing around some here, a new image has emerged. Yep, it’s Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Cyborg posing hard at something offscreen. We’ve seen variations on this a zillion times already, but Warner Bros. doesn’t seem to think anyone will tire of it, and certainly fans are stoked. Continue reading Wonder Woman, Aquaman & Cyborg United In New Image From ‘Justice League’ at The Playlist.

More Mica Levi is always a good thing. The musician and adventurous pop artist turned composer behind Jonathan Glazer’s “Under The Skin,” Pablo Larrain’s “Jackie” (for which she earned an Oscar nomination, and Sundance entry “Majorie Prime” (read our review) is quickly turning into one of the finest of her generation. And now she’s lined up another promising sounding project. Continue reading Oscar Nominee Mica Levi To Score Rooney Mara’s Musical ‘Vox Lux’ Directed By Brady Corbet at The Playlist.

More Mica Levi is always a good thing. The musician and adventurous pop artist turned composer behind Jonathan Glazer’s “Under The Skin,” Pablo Larrain’s “Jackie” (for which she earned an Oscar nomination, and Sundance entry “Majorie Prime” (read our review) is quickly turning into one of the finest of her generation. And now she’s lined up another promising sounding project. Continue reading Oscar Nominee Mica Levi To Score Rooney Mara’s Musical ‘Vox Lux’ Directed By Brady Corbet at The Playlist.

“The big game brings more than just the guys together.” Let’s be clear about this, in the history of television there has never been one Super Bowl commercial ever made for women. OK, maybe some here and there, but generally, Super Bowl TV spots are made for the men that consume the game and therefore tend to be, well, massively sexist. These ads usually feature women in three-times-too-small bikinis biting into the nastiest burgers this side of Arby’s or victory celebrations demonstrating DD-Cup women showered with sprays of champagne, beer or who knows what. Continue reading Kristen Stewart Stars In Lesbian Love Skit Skewering Super Bowl Ads [Watch] at The Playlist.

With most of the country getting their living rooms ready for game day, and Hollywood serving up some lukewarm fare at the multiplex, it’s not a surprise that one of January’s biggest hits is holding on strong in February. M. Night Shyamalan‘s “Split” topped the box office for the third straight week, taking in $14.5 million. It brings the domestic haul to just a shade under $100 million, and it’s the first time the director has had a movie top the charts for three weeks since “The Sixth Sense.” Again, if there’s any doubt, Shyamalan is back. Continue reading ‘Split’ Slices The Competition In Third Straight Week, ‘Space Between Us’ Flops [Box Office] at The Playlist.

Twin Peaks” is going to be one of the biggest television events of the year, but if you’ve never seen the original series, or just need some catching up, don’t worry, Showtime will have you covered. If you’re not inclined to watch the Super Bowl, starting tonight, Showtime 2 will start airing back to back episodes of the first two seasons of “Twin Peaks,” for what they’re dubbing Twin Peaks Sundays. Continue reading Drink Some Damn Good Coffee With New Promo As First 2 Seasons Of ‘Twin Peaks’ Returns To TV at The Playlist.