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Karen Gillan Says There’s A Reason She’s Wearing ‘Child-Sized Clothes’ In ‘Jumanji’

It’s only one Instagram photo, but there’s a lot to speculate about in the first look at the <i>Jumanji 2</i> cast. For instance, why does Kevin Hart look like he just came from hanging out with Jenny Lewis in <i>Troop Beverly Hills</i>? Or, is the Rock the only human alive capable of pulling off the way he’s …

Karen Gillan

Anthony Bourdain On His Love For Popeyes, Making Fun Of Guy Fieri, And ‘F*%king Disgusting’ Home Fries

At this point Anthony Bourdain needs little in the way of an introduction. Since making a splash in 2000 with his debut book, <i>Kitchen Confidential</i>, the former New York chef has been one of the more recognizable faces on the modern cultural landscape. His current CNN show, <i>Parts Unknown</i>, returns for …

Guy Fieri

Duncan Jones’ ‘Mute’ Is Somehow A Sequel To ‘Moon’

Duncan Jones, before delivering <i>Source Code</i> and most recently <i>Warcraft</i>, first came to attention with <i>Moon</i>, a clever SF film starring Sam Rockwell as the sole technician on a moon base holding some grave secrets. It turns out that Jones will be following up <i>Moon</i>, sort of, with <i>Mute</i>.<p><i>Mute</i> follows the title …

Entertainment

Yet Another Stephen King Story Will Be Coming To The Big Screen With ‘Hearts In Atlantis’

I’m just going to go ahead and call it: 2017 is going to go down in history as the year that Stephen King killed the superhero movie (and not a moment too soon). The prolific horror author has been selling some of his most beloved properties to movie and television studios at a rate that would give …

Atlantis

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Poster Offers First Look

Lionsgate<p>If you still haven’t seen <i>John Wick</i>, what the heck is wrong with you? The 2014 hitman rampage thriller was a breakout hit for stuntmen-turned-directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, as it earned $86 million worldwide and received a ton of praise from critics. Most notably, my colleague …

Posters

Disney CEO Warns ‘Rogue One’ Might Only Make A Billion Dollars

Lucasfilm<p><i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> has a lot going for it. The <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, the fact that it will be the best <i>Star Wars</i> prequel ever made by default, that it’s coming out of Christmas, all are in its favor. But, of course, a CEO’s job is to be realistic, so Bob Iger got in front of his …

Star Wars

[WATCH] ‘Bad Santa 2’ Red Band Trailer Is More Naughty Than Nice

Subscribe to UPROXX<p>Billy Bob Thornton is putting his vomit-covered suit back on in <i>Bad Santa 2</i><p>The sequel to Terry Zwigoff’s 2003 crude Christmas classic re-teams Willie T. Soke (Thornton) with Marcus (Tony Cox) and Thurman Merman (Brett Kelly), and adds Kathy Bates as Willie’s mom and Christina …

Movie Trailers

This Week In Movie Posters: Murderous Accountants And Rebel Ballet Dancers And More

This week in This Week In Movie Posters begins, fittingly, with this foreign poster for <i>The Accountant</i>. Obviously I would’ve known this movie was called <i>T</i><i>he Accountant</i> without already having seen the ads for it, because nothing screams “accountant” like a 6-foot-4 dude with a cleft chin holding a big …

Entertainment

The First Trailer For Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Pratt Sci-Fi ‘Passengers’ Has Arrived

Sony Pictures Entertainment has just released the first trailer for Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt big budget sci-fi romance story <i>Passengers</i>, directed by Morten Tyldum (<i>The Imitation Game</i>).<p>As expected, they seem to have changed the part of the original script where Pratt’s character …

Chris Pratt

Weekend Box Office: ‘Snowden,’ ‘Blair Witch,’ And ‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’ All Fail To Break $10 Million

There were three wide openers this weekend, and they all got torched. Out of <i>Blair Witch</i>, <i>Bridget Jones’s Baby</i>, and <i>Snowden</i>, not one broke $10 million in the US.<p><i>Blair Witch</i> (Josh’s review) fared the best of the three, at $9.65 million, which is nearly double $5 million production budget. The marketing …

Bridget Jones

Vin Diesel Reportedly Wants To Bring Back Paul Walker’s ‘Fast And Furious’ Character

Paul Walker’s death during the filming of <i>Furious 7</i> created a tricky situation, both for the cast and crew who had grown close to him over the years and now had to decide if or how to proceed without him, and for the production itself once they decided to go on. Their solution was to rewrite the …

Vin Diesel

Frotcast 308: ‘Snowden,’ Back From TIFF

–<p><i>Listen on the player above, or download as an mp3 here (right-click, save as).</i><p><i>Now you can also listen on Soundcloud or Stitcher.</i><p>This week on the Frotcast, LA Matt aka Matt Lieb returns from his ban to join Vince, returning from TIFF (the Toronto International Film Festival) to talk Adrien …

Toronto Film Festival

People Are Losing It Over Corey Feldman’s Performance On ‘Today’

Corey Feldman has been trying to break into the mainstream music industry for years and years now, to mostly tepid success. He put out a few albums in the ’90s and early aughts, but in the past few years he’s mostly just been self-releasing music videos on YouTube and scoring a live gig here and …

Entertainment

Director Jamie Kastner On Getting The First-Ever Interview With A Fugitive Hijacker In Cuba In ‘The Skyjacker’s Tale’

Before skyjacking became synonymous with suicidally smashing a plane into a building, there was something undeniably sexy about it. The idea that you could outrun your pedestrian problems, commandeer a jet, and fly off into your own personal promised land (and maybe stick it to The Man in the …

Latin America

‘Ordinary World’ Shows What Billie Joe Armstrong’s Life Might Be Like If Green Day Split Up

In an alternate timeline, Green Day broke up after the release of <i>Warning</i>, which sold fewer copies than <i>Nimrod</i>, which sold fewer copies than <i>Insomniac</i>, which sold fewer copies than <i>Dookie</i>. Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool never recorded <i>American Idiot</i>, let alone <i>21st Century Breakdown</i> or …

Billie Joe Armstrong

‘Doctor Strange’ Shows Off New Footage In A New Featurette

<i>Doctor Strange</i> arrives in six weeks, and that means the hype incantations are being chanted by interns as we speak. That also means we get more footage and closer looks at how the movie comes together. And it looks like the Sorcerer Supreme will have some interesting challenges in his movie.<p>That …

Movies

Bill Murray Is About To Make His Son’s Bar The Most Popular Place In Brooklyn This Weekend

If you aren’t a fan of crowds, you should probably avoid 21 Greenpoint, a brand new bar in Brooklyn, this weekend. The watering hole is sure to be even more packed than a grand opening usually is, and that’s because none other than Bill Murray will be holding it down on the other side of the …

New York City

A Love Letter To ‘Rome,’ The Show That Died So That ‘Game Of Thrones’ Might Live

<i>All this week, we’re taking a look at the past, present, and future of Peak TV, the current, overabundant TV golden age in which we live.</i><p>There are a handful of shows usually credited for making television safe for art, for creating the current paradigm, where making insightful, relevant …

TV

The Best Review For ‘Snowden’ So Far Comes Straight From The Kremlin

<i>Snowden</i>, the Oliver Stone-directed biopic of former CIA employee and U.S. government contractor Edward Snowden, is what our own Vince Mancini calls a “movie-movie.” It’s neither a “good movie” or a “bad movie,” but just a movie and nothing more. Some may find it entertaining, while others wanted …

Kremlin

Stephen King’s ‘Gerald’s Game’ Is Set To Become A Netflix Original Movie

Like most Stephen King stories, 1992’s <i>Gerald’s Game</i> is an incredibly divisive novel even among his most devoted readers. Telling the tale of a woman who finds herself handcuffed to her bed after accidentally killing her husband, some have lauded it as a unique change of pace from the prolific …

Stephen King

Peter Berg Is Still Talking About A Sequel To ‘The Rundown,’ And He Has The Rock’s Co-Star Picked

Before Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tried to shed his wrestling nickname, anointed himself “Franchise Viagra,” and helped the <i>Fast and Furious</i> empire become a billion-dollar hitmaker, the legendary WWE Superstar relied on his poontang pie-slinging in-ring persona to carry some films that didn’t do so …

Movies

The Russo Brothers Won’t Rule Out Including Netflix’s Marvel Heroes In ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

While they’re best known for making really entertaining movies and TV episodes, the Joe and Anthony Russo are perhaps even better at toying with fans. The best example is probably the way they teased and hinted at Tom Holland making his Spider-Man debut in <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, which would …

Netflix

‘Making A Murderer’ Lawyer Dean Strang Is ‘Not Surprised’ The State Appealed Brendan Dassey’s Release

The Netflix true crime documentary series <i>Making A Murderer</i> turned Steven Avery’s trial lawyer Dean Strang into an unlikely sex symbol, and since then he has used that sudden interest to voice his concerns about shortcomings in the justice system, namely the inability for anyone without considerable …

Criminal Law

[WATCH] ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Trailer

<i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> is not only your promiscuous aunt’s favorite movie of all-time — it was also super successful (especially at the Razzies). The erotic <i>Twilight</i> fan fiction turned erotic novels turned erotic movie turned erotic fort and teddy bear made $571 million at the box office on only a $40 …

Entertainment

TIFF Review: ‘Barry’ Is More Than Just Obama Fan Fiction (Thank God)

If you’re resistant to the idea of uncritical movies about the life of Barack Obama released while he’s still in office, trust me, I’m with you. Even if you like Obama (and I voted for him, twice), the premise of <i>Southside With You</i>, a romance about Barack and Michelle’s first date, feels sort of …

Democrats

‘Blair Witch’ Is Too Afraid To Do Anything New

This has been a great year for fans of horror movies. <i>Don’t Breathe</i> is dominating the box office; Korea’s disturbing <i>The Wailing</i> deserves some Best Foreign Language Picture love; the historically accurate <i>The Witch</i> was divisive, but the people who liked it, liked it a lot (myself included); <i>The</i> …

Movies

TIFF Review: Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Has Little New Or Interesting To Say About Its Subject

Writing about the Edward Snowden case, Glenn Greenwald has made some compelling arguments about the nature of mass surveillance programs. His main one is that just the existence of such programs gives people a low-level anxiety, causes us to self-censor, and in essence, makes us all demonstrably …

Oliver Stone

TIFF 2016: Nic Cage And Willem Dafoe Kill Women In ‘Dog Eat Dog,’ Paul Schrader’s Latest Bizarre Misfire

The two most incredible things about <i>Dog Eat Dog</i> are that it was directed by Paul Schrader — writer of <i>Taxi Driver, Raging Bull</i>, and the <i>Last Temptation of Christ</i> — and supposedly based on a book (written by Edward Bunker, an ex-con turned novelist who cameoed as Mr. Blue in <i>Reservoir Dogs</i>). I say …

Willem Dafoe

Juggalo Keroauc: ‘American Honey’ Is A Lurid Exploration Of Working Class Dysfunction

Usually when we see the American underclass depicted on screen, it’s either as a punchline, or a form of <i>isn’t it just so sad</i> poverty porn. That’s partly why <i>American Honey</i> feels so fresh — a clear-eyed depiction of working class dysfunction and jailbait sexuality that neither ridicules, pities, nor …

Honey

TIFF 2016: ‘A Monster Calls’ Is Touching, Beautifully Crafted, And Personal To A Fault

<i>A Monster Calls</i> is one of those films that’s so poignant, personal, and thoughtfully crafted that you can’t help but praise it, even though you never want to see it again and secretly maybe didn’t even enjoy it that much the first time. <i>Wait, wait, no, where are you going? It’s very good!</i> …

Monsters