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Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson Fires Back at Star Wars “Manbabies”

The filmmaker responded forcefully after actress Kelly Marie Tran cleared her Instagram due to sustained harassment from angry Star Wars fans.<p>Fans of <b>Kelly Marie Tran</b>—the bubbly actress who made her big screen debut in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> last year—received a bit of a shock on Tuesday when it …

Social Media

‘Ocean’s 8’ Review: Heist Franchise’s Female Reboot Gives You Stars For a Steal

Casting eight female stars, all consummate scene-stealers, as master thieves in a gender-reversed spin on the all-dude <i>Ocean’s 11</i> trilogy? It’s a …

Anne Hathaway

Roséwave Returns: 101 Songs To Shade Your Summer Pink

Summer comes in shades of life: nightclubbing with besties, poolside with neighborhood children, backyard grilling, making out at parties, hitting the gym grind, hitting the work grind, quietly sobbing to Stevie Nicks-level heartbreak, living whatever version of your best life fills out the hot and …

Watch Guns N’ Roses Perform Raucous ‘Shadow of Your Love’

Guns N’ Roses performed “Shadow of Your Love” live for the first time in more than 30 years during their Not in This Lifetime tour stop at the …

Music

Troye Sivan - Bloom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a stunning disappointment

The new trilogy takes a turn for the worse<p><i>Warning: spoilers for</i> <b>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</b> <i>below.</i><p>Three years ago, director Colin Trevorrow brought Steven Spielberg’s long-dormant <i>Jurassic Park</i> franchise back to life, with a storyline about a futuristic wildlife park that was so desperate to keep …

Movies

Disney World’s Star Wars Resort Location Revealed

On the south side of Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida, construction is underway on exciting new resort that will be within walking …

Watch Tom Cruise Perform an Actual HALO Jump During the Filming of Mission: Impossible—Fallout

The high altitude, low opening (HALO) jump is a means of airdropping military personnel into hostile territory undetected, developed in the 1960s by …

Tom Cruise

Solo Is Officially the First Star Wars Movie to Flop

So far, the Han Solo-focused prequel has barely made back half of its highly inflated budget.<p><i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> has not been the auspicious continuation of the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise that Disney and Lucasfilm had planned it to be—and after its second weekend in theaters, its reception at the box …

Star Wars

'Avengers' Star Jeremy Renner Broke Both Arms on Another Movie Set

Much was made of Hawkeye’s absence from <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, especially since he appeared in the film’s earliest promotional artwork. Now Jon Hamm …

17 Movies Streaming On Amazon Prime With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

If you're in the mood for a really good movie — like, highly rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes — then boy is this a list for you. Even better, these …

Entertainment

Deadpool creator cried while watching the sequel

The first <i>Deadpool</i> film taught us that “house blowing up builds character,” but for series creator Robert Liefeld, so does watching your beloved comic …

Why Fox Canceled 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'The Mick' and 'The Last Man on Earth'

There is an explanation for why the network gave the trio of comedies the ax — but that doesn’t mean you’ll like it<p>Fox got three-series lighter on …

XXXTentacion’s Team Emailed Spotify With A List Of Other Artists Who’ve Been Accused Of Misconduct

R. Kelly, XXXTentacion, and Tay-K were among the artists taken off of Spotify’s playlists yesterday under their new “Hate and Hateful Conduct Policy,” and all artists spoke out against the decision. <i>The New York Times</i> reported on a statement from R. Kelly’s management contending that the …

Major Avengers 4 plot leaks reveal fate of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor

<b>This is your requisite spoiler warning, so proceed at your own peril.</b><p>Leaks from a source previously proven to be accurate suggest game-changing …

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' First Reactions Praise 'Super Impressive' Alden Ehrenreich

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" could've been a disaster. No one can replace Harrison Ford as Han Solo. Two directors were fired and replaced with Ron Howard late into filming. There were rumors about issues with the tone. An acting coach was reportedly brought in for Alden Ehrenreich as young Han. …

Here's Why '12 Strong' and 'Den of Thieves' Shattered Box Office Expectations

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" is still king of the forest, topping the box office chart for a third straight week. But while all the kids are going to see the video game-inspired adventure, their dads are dominating the rest of the multiplex.<p>Testing the impressive staying power of "Jumanji" this …

Carrie Fisher Wrote Some Of The Most Emotional ‘The Last Jedi’ Scenes, Says Director Rian Johnson

<b>This post contains spoilers about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, so read on at your own peril.</b><p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is <i>a lot</i>. Between the space battles, unexpected lightsaber fights, new creatures, and Kylo Ren’s pants it’s safe to say that there’s hardly a dull moment in the entire film. However, in …

Disney Officially Acquires Most Of Fox In $66.1 Billion Buyout. Here’s What They Got

The Walt Disney Company has announced — along with some pretty big news from Disney CEO Bob Iger — their official acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox, a deal that has been long rumored and much discussed. The $66.1 billion buyout — paid with $52.4 billion in Disney stock and assumption of all …

Flashback: Nirvana Hit Chicago On The ‘Bleach’ Tour In 1989

When Nirvana’s <i>Bleach</i> hit record stores 28 years ago today, not a single person in the industry saw it as the debut effort by a band that would change …

Music

'That Thing You Do!': The Wonders Reunited for Performance at the Roxy

It's about to feel like 1996, because the titular song from "That Thing You Do!" is going to get stuck in your head.<p>Three of the members from the movie's band, The Wonders (also known as the Oneders), reunited for a performance at West Hollywood's Roxy Theatre on Tuesday night. Johnathon Schaech …

Liv Tyler

New 'Alien: Covenant' Prologue Shows What Happened After 'Prometheus'

"Alien: Covenant" still hasn't opened in theaters, but Ridley Scott isn't making us wait for the "Prometheus" sequel before tackling some of the prior film's unanswered questions.<p>20th Century Fox unveiled a new short today that serves as a second prologue to "Alien: Covenant." Called "The …

Fish

Johnny Depp Surprises Guests on Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Disneyland

Jack Sparrow was spotted at Disneyland!<p>Guests on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride got a huge surprise when Johnny Depp made an appearance in full Jack Sparrow costume. He spoke lines from the movies as riders watched from their boats.<p>"Everyone was surprised, shocked and excited to see him," one …

Walt Disney Company

Ewan McGregor in Talks to Star in Live-Action Winnie the Pooh Movie

Disney isn't slowing down on remaking its animated classics into live-action movies.<p>Fresh off the blockbuster success of "Beauty and the Beast" and setting a release date for "The Lion King," Disney is getting to work on a live-action version of "Winnie the Pooh." And according to The Hollywood …

Winnie-the-Pooh

A 'Downton Abbey' Immersive Experience Is Launching in June

The Crawley clan isn't headed back to TV, but "Downton Abbey" fans can at least look forward to a return (of sorts) to their favorite British estate.<p>NBCUniversal International Studios and Imagine Exhibitions have teamed up on a "Downton Abbey" immersive experience, as they announced Wednesday. …

TV

Nicolas Cage Suffered Onset Injury While Filming '#211'

All those action flicks Nicolas Cage does had to catch up with him at some point.<p>The actor has reportedly suffered an onset injury, but luckily it doesn't sound like one that is particularly horrible, all things considered. Cage broke his ankle while filming the film "#211" in Bulgaria, Deadline …

Filmmaking

'Game of Thrones': 'There Are Huge Spoilers Online,' Says Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

If you don't want any spoilers for "Game of Thrones" Season 7, you might need to stay off the internet.<p>Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime "The Kingslayer" Lannister, opened up about spoilers and leaks during an interview for the Build Series Monday, and he basically admitted that the truth is …

TV Series

'Cars 3' Director Brian Fee on Going From Story Artist to Filmmaker

It's no secret that Pixar bigwig John Lasseter<i>loves</i> cars, and it's this love of cars that birthed the first "Cars" film (which he directed) and the sequel (which, after a period of development with another filmmaker, Lasseter ultimately took over and directed). So it's really saying something that …

Animation

A 'Game of Thrones' Linguistics Course Will Soon Be Taught at UC Berkeley

Some "Game of Thrones" fans study the show like its their homework, but for some UC Berkeley students, it kind of will be.<p>David J. Peterson, the creator of Dothraki and High Valyrian, has signed on to teach the course "The Linguistics of 'Game of Thrones' and the Art of Language Invention" at the …

Linguistics

'La La Land' Director Making Another Musical Drama

Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of "La La Land," is tackling another musical project, but this time for the small screen.<p>THR reports that Chazelle is attached to direct "The Eddy," which is described as "a musical drama set in contemporary multicultural Paris that revolves around a …

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child