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Spider-Man Homecoming Review: A Spectacular Return for the Webslinger

For some fans, it goes without saying that <b>Spider-Man: Homecoming</b> isn’t just a title that describes what’s happening in the high school life of the …

10+ Years Later: Is TIME BANDITS Still One for the Ages?

Going back through the time portal, there was a point when Terry Gilliam's <b>Time Bandits</b> was practically an obsession.<p>It had most everything to do with …

Do We need to Stop Romanticizing Movie Theaters?

<i>(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, and opinionated about something that makes us very happy…or fills us with indescribable</i> …

‘Logan’ Is an Extraordinary X-Men Film That’s Unlike Any Other [Spoiler-Free Review]

After nearly two decades, the X-Men franchise under 20th Century Fox’s stewardship has begun to feel too constrained by storytelling mechanics and …

Comics

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS Review: A Fresh Blast Of Chilling Zombie Charm

They say the zombie subgenre is out of gas. Maybe that’s true when it comes to straight-up classic zombie movie structures. But fresh ideas are all …

Review: TONI ERDMANN, Truly Fascinating, Immersive and Undoubtedly Great

German filmmaker Maren Ade's third feature, Toni Erdmann, about an estranged father connecting with his adult daughter in unorthodox and aggravating …

Palme d'Or

Fantasia Fest: EMBERS Is A Visionary New Sci-Fi Film

"I will remember you. I will not forget you. Promise."<p><b>Embers</b> takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where an epidemic has left a ramshackle world …

'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' is the most beautiful 'Trek' film, and the least human

<i>Star Trek</i> turns 50 this year. It is the most important of the great pop culture franchises, maybe, the first realized vision of a cross-platform …

SWISS ARMY MAN Review: The Best Movie Of The Year So Far

Here, for me, is the key image that decodes one of the most important levels of <i>Swiss Army Man</i>: Paul Dano’s Hank, lost in a forest with a talking …

Swiss Army Man Review

<b>Note:</b> With <i>Swiss Army Man</i> in limited release this weekend, we’re re-running our review from the Sundance Film Festival.<p>About five minutes into <b>Swiss</b> …

Swiss Army Knives

Männer? Höchstens im Hausmeisterkabuff

Männer scheuen den Job als Grundschullehrer. Die Vorurteile: zu schlecht bezahlt, zu wenig intellektuell. Doch das ist ein Problem, gerade für Jungen.<p>…

Maybe Audiences Want Sagas, Not Sequels

Today's Hollywood Reporter <b>has a piece</b> about the reversal of fortune when it comes to sequels. A number of high profile sequels this year - ranging …

Bloß keine blassen Quotenfrauen

Die meisten Blockbuster erzählen von kriegerischen Männern. Trotzdem schauen sich auch Frauen das gerne an. Schließlich werden ihre Geschichten …

Wir passiven Stubenhocker

Sven Hillenkamp will in "Negative Moderne" die große Leere unserer Epoche neu deuten.<p>Am Anfang steht ein Gefühl, ein Erleben von Mangel, von …

The Birth.Movies. Interview: Director Yorgos Lanthimos On THE LOBSTER

Absurdity is Yorgos Lanthimos’ business and, truth be told, he’s one hell of a salesman. His 2010 feature, <b>Dogtooth</b>, revealed the Greek director as …

Why Hollywood's Whitewashing of 'Doctor Strange' and 'Ghost in the Shell' Is So Frustrating – /Film

Earlier this year <b>Chris Rock</b> caused a minor kerfuffle at the Oscars when he took the stage to take on Hollywood’s mistreatment of black people… only …

Hat er denn die Welt verbessert?

Barack Obama reist vor dem Ende seiner Amtszeit noch einmal in befreundete Staaten, am Wochenende nach Deutschland. Zeit, Bilanz zu ziehen über seine …

VOTD: The Evolution of Game of Thrones Visual Effects

It’s no secret that the <b>visual effects</b> of feature films are usually vastly superior to that of television. The budget for feature films is infinitely …

A graphic tale: the visual effects of Mad Max: Fury Road

Find out how the more than 2000 VFX shots in George Miller's Fury Road were made.

Mad Max

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Visual Effects Video

One of the best films of the new century is undoubtedly <b>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</b>. It’s an innovative, beautiful, mesmerizing, …

"Unsere Gesellschaft wird untergehen"

Xavier Dolan hat schon fünf Filme gedreht. Alle ausgezeichnet, zuletzt "Mommy". Im Interview ist er ein hellwacher, hyperaktiver, extrem anziehender …