David Merrill

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Movies

Paramount, Michael Bay Developing Horror Movie ‘Meet Jimmy’

Aiming to duplicate the blockbuster success of “A Quiet Place,” Paramount has launched development of the horror film “Meet Jimmy” with Michael Bay’s …

Harley Quinn

After seeing Infinity War, Leslie Jones asked who Captain Marvel is — then Brie Larson answered

Leslie Jones live-tweeted reactions to her first watching of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> was revelatory in many ways, but one of the biggest things we …

Captain Marvel

How did Jeff Goldblum become the internet’s daddy?

In a year in which men have largely been revealed to be trash, Jeff Goldblum has ascended like a delightful, Prada-wearing pterodactyl, soaring above Hollywood accompanied by a jazz soundtrack. The dad of two, daddy to many, has delighted in TV appearances, interviews, and on his own Instagram …

Jeff Goldblum

Joan Crawford knew how to craft a fun party dip

<i>In Celebrity Recipes, we tackle a favorite recipe from a beloved star, past or present.</i><p>Of all the screen stars from the golden age of Hollywood, Joan …

Cream Cheese

Your Viewing Guide To The Best Meteor Shower In Years: 2018's Perseids

When it comes to meteor showers, we have these dazzling pictures in our minds of seeing streaks of light appear all over the sky: rapidly, brightly, and profusely. Yet in real life, many of us have had experiences that pale in comparison, where we might spend an entire hour outside only to see five …

Astronomy

Fall Film Festival Lineups Are Telling Us a Lot About Oscar Season, But We Have Many Questions — IndieWire’s Movie Podcast

Screen Talk, episode 207: Toronto and Venice have made major programming announcements, while Telluride remains shrouded in mystery (kind of). Still, …

Film Festivals

‘The Reports on Sarah and Saleem”’Wins Best Picture in Durban

DURBAN — “The Reports on Sarah and Saleem,” directed by Muayad Alayan, won best picture at the 39th Durban Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped …

Film Festivals

Director Christopher McQuarrie Tells Us The Secrets Behind The Making Of ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

This past weekend, Christopher McQuarrie’s <i>Mission: Impossible – Fallout</i> scored a massive box office opening — this franchise’s best to date. McQuarrie has made one of the best action movies of the last few years with a litany of practical effects and stunts, including a couple that has Tom Cruise …

Social Media

All you want to know about #JKRowling

J. K. Rowling is a popular Hollywood Producer, who is famous for her roles in movies like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , Harry Potter And …

Fantastic Beasts

Locarno Film Festival Set to Sign Gender Parity Pledge (EXCLUSIVE)

Following the Cannes and Annecy film festivals, Locarno is the latest international fest whose chiefs have agreed to sign a pledge ensuring gender …

Film Festivals

50 highest-rated movies on Netflix, according to Rotten Tomatoes

Ghostbusters, The Godfather and Paddington are among the 50 highest-rated movies on Netflix, according to Rotten Tomatoes you should watch now.<p>The …

Rotten Tomatoes

‘Hunter Killer’ Trailer: Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman Fight the Russians in Submarine Thriller

Hopefully this won't be a case of art imitating life.<p>Sadly, “Hunter Killer” is not about Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman hatching a plan to intercept …

Mission Impossible

Interview: Radu Jude

The Romanian New Wave shows no signs of waning, with steady input from such directors as Corneliu Porumboiu, Cristi Puiu, and Cristian Mungiu. …

Film Festivals

Here's Why You May Want to Start Bringing Your Headphones to the Movies

A tech startup wants you to start bringing your headphones to the movies (and, no, it’s not so you can make phone calls during).<p>SoundFi, an Los …

Headphones

Film Review: ‘The Captain’

Hollywood will be hard-pressed to come up with a more horrifying film this year than writer-director Robert Schwentke’s “The Captain.” Schwentke is …

Film Festivals

Guardians of the Galaxy star Glenn Close weighs in on James Gunn's firing from Vol. 3

As the petition for Disney to re-hire <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> director James Gunn - after some of his controversial joke tweets were unearthed and …

Social Media

19 Movies Where the Actors Have Actual Sex

😳 😳 😳<p>Fact one: People have sex. Fact two: Because sex is a natural human experience, some movie directors opt to include it in their films—unsimulated—for a heightened sense of realism, which means you're looking at real actors having real intercourse. Here are 15 movies that broke taboos for …

Film Festivals

Robert Downey Jr. Hypes Up Fans Over ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’

The dynamic duo will return in 2020.<p><i>Sherlock Holmes 3</i> wasn’t mentioned at all during San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, but that didn’t stop star …

Movies

Here Are the Only Things That Mattered at Comic-Con This Year

From 'Shazam' to 'Star Wars,' this is everything you absolutely need to know.<p>Ove the weekend, the largest pop-culture convention on the planet — San …

Star Trek

Why 1988's 'Die Hard' Remains an American Classic

And we could finally see a denuclearized North Korea.<p>Advertisement<p>And there are those midterm elections everyone keeps talking about.<p>But forget all …

Die Hard

'Birds of Prey,' spin-off of 'Suicide Squad,' to receive California tax credits

Warner Bros.’ follow-up to its superhero movie “Suicide Squad” will film in California and has qualified for the state’s tax credit program. “Birds of Prey,” with Margot Robbie reprising her role as the wicked Harley Quinn, is the latest Hollywood blockbuster to take advantage of California’s …

Tax Preparation

Venice Days Includes Rithy Panh, Dakota Fanning & ‘The Ghost Of Peter Sellers’

With the Venice Film Festival due to reveal its competition lineup tomorrow, parallel sections are getting a jump. Today’s roster unveiling is for …

Film Festivals

The Best and Worst Movie Trailers From Comic-Con

For fans of movie trailers, Comic-Con International is one of the most exciting events of the year, right alongside Super Bowl Sunday. Although the Marvel Cinematic Universe (which traditionally releases many of the most highly anticipated trailers) skipped this summer’s just-concluded convention, …

Movies

An Astronaut Faces His Worst Fears in Impressive Scifi Short Icarus

As Elton John once sang, it’s lonely out in space—so it helps if you have a close family member around to help you get the job done. However, it’s …

10 Awesome Scifi and Fantasy Shorts to Watch While You're Waiting for The Last Jedi

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is creeping ever closer to finally coming out, but we still have a ways to go. We’ve all been waiting so long it’s getting …

An Alternate Reality Is the Best and Worst Thing to Happen to a Lonely Woman in This Bittersweet Short

A frustrated, married mom of two becomes a beta tester for a virtual reality program that facilitates romantic encounters. Before long, though, her …

The Future of Farming Has Never Looked Scarier Than in This Eerie Short Film

A family of farmers sits around the dinner table, but something’s wrong with the youngest son: He’s started to feel terribly guilty about eating the …

The Best Biographical Documentaries Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey

From "Amy" to "What Happened, Miss Simone?," we're in a golden age of biographical docs. Our panel of film critics picks the best ones ever.<p><i>Every</i> …

The Best Street Photography Blogs to Follow

My favorite street photography blogs: 1. Streetshootr.com Street photography news, camera reviews, and fun from my buddy KARL EDWARDS. 2. Josh White …