Movies

Before Aquaman, Jason Momoa was almost in the MCU

Jason Momoa is firmly rooted in the DCEU as Aquaman, but there was once a time where his post-Khal future wasn't set in stone. There was a time where …

Jason Momoa

The red balloon passes to Jessica Chastain in new It: Chapter 2 promo image

The curse of Pennywise is coming for Jessica Chastain in a new promotional image for <i>It: Chapter Two</i>, released on the actor's Twitter feed on …

Entertainment

Jason Momoa Reveals He Met With the Russo Brothers to Play an MCU Villain, Calls It ‘One of the Best Meetings I’ve Ever Had’

Jason Momoa is leading his first DCEU movie with December's "Aquaman," but he could have been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe years ago.<p>Jason …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Review: Gruesome horror sequel ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ will make you want to log off

Quite a few movies now are cooked up on a computer, but only a handful actually make you feel like you’re using one. If you have a fondness for this particular high-concept storytelling gimmick, which turns Google searches, Skype chats and pop-up videos into the stuff of high (or at least …

Horror

The 10 Best '80s Action Movies

The 1980s were a golden era for action cinema, with giant blockbusters and innovative low-budget films alike, many of them changing the way audiences …

Vietnam War

‘Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.’ Trailer: She Flies Like Paper, Gets High Like Planes in Acclaimed Sundance Documentary — Watch

All she wants to do is make a movie.<p>M.I.A. has more records than the KGB. She also has a documentary about her life courtesy of director Steve …

Film Festivals

Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Holds First Exhibitor Screening, Theater Owners Predict ‘Oscar Noms Across the Board’ — Report

The film is expected to world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and also play TIFF at the start of awards season.<p>Fall film festival season is …

Film Festivals

The New US Godzilla Movie Teases the Return of Three Classic Kaiju

James Wan returns to horror with a sci-fi twist on the killer doll trope. Henry Cavill is <i>still</i> telling us what he wants out of a hypothetical <i>Man of</i> …

Geek

Box Office: 'The Greatest Showman' Became One Of The Leggiest Movies Ever

With <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> set to open tonight, I thought I’d check back in with the last big live-action musical smash. Today marks, if you count Tuesday previews, seven months since the Hugh Jackman/Michelle Williams/Zac Efron/Zendaya/Rebecca Ferguson musical opened in North American …

La La Land

Critic's Choice: 'Leave No Trace' makes its mark

Don't let "Leave No Trace" leave town without seeing it on the big screen. Sure to be a player in year-end critics’ choices and Spirit Award nominations, this is as good an American independent film as the year has produced.<p>Fiercely involving in a way we're not used to, made with sensitivity and …

Los Angeles

The best movie trailer ever came out eight years ago. It’s still the best

In 2009, shortly after <i>The Social Network</i>—then known only as “the Facebook movie”—was announced, Mashable ran a story with the headline, “No, You Cannot Turn Facebook into a (Decent) Movie.” Even after it was reported that the brilliant <i></i>filmmaker David Fincher would direct Aaron Sorkin’s script about …

Social Media

Review: Aussies unite to repel alien invasion in nimble sci-fi thriller ‘Occupation’

Borrowing freely from “Red Dawn,” “V” and “Independence Day,” the impressively grand science-fiction thriller “Occupation” tells the story of small-town Australians who put differences aside to resist an alien invasion. The movie’s derivative but lively and has a surprising scope.<p>Writer-director …

Thrillers

Fantastic Beasts sequel is 'darker,' star Eddie Redmayne says

The trailer for <i>Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald</i> already hints at this. But star Eddie Redmayne says your suspicions are correct: The …

Fantastic Beasts

Review: The documentary ‘McQueen’ captures both the designer's darkness and his astonishing ability to use it

First came the actor, then the British director. But if you live and die for fashion, a documentary called "McQueen" could tell only one story, that of designer Alexander McQueen, whose extraordinary gifts, dark preoccupations and tragic death make for a completely engrossing, compulsively …

Fashion (UK)

Dave Franco, Others Join Ryan Reynolds in Michael Bay’s ‘Six Underground’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Michael Bay’s “Six Underground” looks to be full steam ahead, with Dave Franco, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, and Corey Hawkins signing on to …

Hollywood

The Equalizer 2: Denzel Washington as a superhero should be more fun

The Equalizer series is best when it leans into the silliness of its premise.<p>The grand finale of the first <i>Equalizer</i> movie is one of the most sublimely silly sequences I’ve ever seen. Denzel Washington, starring as retired CIA black ops operative Robert McCall (though his character’s name is about …

Culture

SDCC Starts Early with a Titans Trailer, The Joker Origin Movie & More DC News

Brenton Thwaites in Titans (via DC Universe)<p>DC Universe, the DC standalone streaming and comics service is coming. Most of us aren’t super psyched …

Black Lightning

We took a famous 'Fast and Furious' scene and ruined it with mouth sounds

The bank vault car chase is infamous in the <i>Fast and Furious</i> franchise. We put our own spin on it with some bad foley and terrible dialogue. Enjoy.

Movies

Lucasfilm Brings ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Back With A Special Comic-Con Trailer

While <i>Star Wars</i> fans still can’t get over Billy Dee Williams’ return as Lando Calrissian in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming <i>Episode IX</i>, some of fandom’s darker corners are still grappling with the mixed reception of <i>The Last Jedi</i>. Others still are still mourning the loss of <i>Star Wars Rebels</i>, the animated series …

TV

Review: Riveting documentary ‘Path of Blood’ explores terror through video

An archival documentary with the pounding, intimate heart of a Michael Mann thriller, Jonathan Hacker’s “Path of Blood” compresses the story of Saudi Arabia’s 2003-09 fight against Al Qaeda splinter cells into a charged back-and-forth of captured footage from terrorists and police/intelligence …

Osama Bin Laden

Watch Robin Say ‘F— Batman’ In the First ‘Titans’ Trailer

Don’t call him the Boy Wonder anymore. He’ll probably curse you out if you do.<p>That is the big message of the first trailer for <i>Titans</i>, the first …

DC Comics

Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Headed To Venice After First Hollywood Screening Impresses Exhibitors

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Multiple sources tell Deadline that Bradley Cooper’s <i>A Star Is Born</i> is headed to the Venice Film Festival. Although no one is officially …

Film Festivals

Millie Bobby Brown hears voices in first footage from Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Just days after the first photos from the film finally arrived, the first footage from <i>Godzilla: King of the Monsters</i> has landed in the form of a …

Entertainment

Aquaman figurine gives first look at Jason Momoa’s costume and trident

We’ve seen glimpses of Jason Momoa as Aquaman thanks to posters and movie stills. A new figurine offers us the best look yet of his costume and …

Entertainment

The 11 major Batman movies, ranked from worst to best

"The Dark Knight" celebrates its 10th anniversary this week. Christopher Nolan's film transcended superhero movies to become something greater, so there's no better time to rank Batman movies.<p>The Caped Crusader's screen adventures started in the 1940s with multi-part serial films. The character …

Batman & Robin

Henry Cavill shoots down fan push for Justice League Snyder cut: 'It's not going to change anything'

For Henry Cavill, the idea of going back and releasing Zack Snyder's version of <i>Justice League</i> is a bit like picking up a chunk of Kryptonite: why do …

Justice League

Zack Snyder Never Watched ‘Justice League’ Theatrical Cut, Warner Bros. Has No Plans to Release Alternate Version

Anxiously awaiting the release of the "Snyder Cut"? You'll have to keep waiting for now.<p>“Justice League” was a notorious flop for the DC Extended …

Justice League

7 Times Keanu Reeves Was A Wholesome And Wonderful Man

Who doesn't love Keanu Reeves? Surfing the internet earlier this week, it was impossible to not smile at a video of Keanu riding a horse through New …

Humor

Everything We Learned About DC Universe | SDCC 2018

DC Universe is DC’s upcoming streaming service for DC Comics based TV shows, movies, and comics. Mat and Chris checked out a demo of DC Universe at Comic-Con 2018 and give their first impressions!<p>by on

Comics

Mission: Impossible Is the Best Film Franchise of the Last 20 Years

Marvel, Harry Potter, Transformers, Bourne, the Fast and the Furious—nobody has even come close to touching Tom Cruise's action series.<p>As the headline states, I believe Mission: Impossible is the best film franchise of the last 20 years. I feel strongly about this, yet at the same time, I’m pretty …

Tom Cruise