Thrillers

Chris Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' Remains A Grand Film Marred By Its Grim Legacy

Today is the tenth anniversary of Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc.’s <i>The Dark Knight</i>. Yes, the Chris Nolan crime thriller is still a stone-cold classic, with Heath Ledger’s trip-wire act balanced out by Gary Oldman’s heartbreaking weariness. The narrative ambition, strong acting, visual splendor and …

Comic Books

This could be why your production doesn't look cinematic

<b>How can a film shot with the latest cameras, good lighting and sound, still end up looking and feeling like a soap opera?</b>• Cinematic<br>• Film …

Filmmaking

10 Years After Its Release, ‘The Dark Knight’ Has Never Been More Relevant

How Heath Ledger's Joker predicted internet trolls.<p><i>The Dark Knight</i> doesn’t feel like a 10-year-old movie.<p>Plenty of 2008 releases feel that aged. <i>27</i> …

TV

Bhumi happy to get star 'named' after herself

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar has a 'star' registered in her name now. And she has promised "this star" will keep shining …

Action Movies

'Equalizer 2' Review: Denzel Washington's First Sequel Misses Its Target

<b>The Box Office:</b><p><i>The Equalizer 2</i> is Denzel Washington’s first sequel in what is essentially his first franchise. Washington remains a true-blue movie star, a guy who can still open a movie (especially a violent action movie) with his face in the trailer, so the IP (and the fact that this is a sequel) …

Action Movies

These Are The Most Watched Netflix Shows In Every Country

Netflix subscribers now span the globe, and their tastes are as diverse as their geography.<p>There are now nearly 125 million Netflix subscribers …

Cannabis

With TV, Books and Film, Chopin Is Having a Moment

A prolific composer with a world-wide following and an enviable sheaf of screen credits is having a moment—almost 170 years after his death.<p>The music of Frédéric Chopin, the 19th-century Polish pianist whose sonatas, waltzes and other works defined the Romantic era, has popped up in television …

Piano

Comic-Con 2018: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ and more top Thursday panels

As Comic-Con International kicks off in San Diego Thursday, here’s a look at the biggest television and movie panels of the day.<p>Doctor Who<p>The 13th …

Comics

Netflix Orders Thriller Drama Series ‘Hit And Run’ From ‘Fauda’ & ‘Z’ Creators And Mandeville Films

Netflix has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to <i>Hit and Run</i>, an espionage thriller drama from Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, creators of the …

Drama

The Morning Watch: 'Skyscraper' Scene Breakdown, 'Hocus Pocus' Retrospective & More

<i>The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade</i> …

Action Movies

Netflix Picks Up Kim Jee-woon's Action Thriller 'In-rang: The Wolf Brigade'

Netflix has picked up the next <b>Kim</b> <b>Jee-Woon</b> film for international release. The Korean auteur behind acclaimed works like <i>A Tale of Two Sisters</i> and <i>The</i> …

North Korea

Fair Warning: Todd Phillips’ JOKER Will Be Here Next October

Update your calendars: according to The Hollywood Reporter, Todd Phillips' <i>Joker</i> (that's the official title now, by the way) will arrive in theaters …

Comic Books

When Is Sony's Venom & Into the Spider-Verse Panel At SDCC 2018?

Sony Pictures has attempted to expand beyond its core Spider-Man film franchise for more than a decade, to take full advantage of the wall-crawler’s …

Spider-Verse

‘Skyscraper’ is ‘Die Hard’ Lite

Writer and Director Rawson Marshall Thurber’s action thriller “Skyscraper” is “Die Hard” lite, but without iconic villain Hans Gruber. Chiseled …

Die Hard

Now streaming: ‘Lucky Them,’ ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower,’ ‘Robin Williams’

Some titles available for home viewing and streaming starting Sunday, July 22.

Entertainment

Dwayne Johnson slammed by Paralympian actress for playing amputee in 'Skyscraper' film

Double amputee actress Katy Sullivan has called out the Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for taking on the role of an amputee in his new movie "Skyscraper."<p>In the movie star's new action-thriller, Johnson plays former FBI hostage rescue team leader, Will Sawyer, who lost his leg in a mission and now has a …

Action Movies

'Equalizer 2' aside, Denzel Washington is not here for a fight: 'I can smell nonsense'

LOS ANGELES – Denzel Washington is not above a green juice.<p>On a hot summer afternoon, Washington, rather jolly today and clad casually in all black, is puzzling over the customizable cold-press menu at the Four Seasons Hotel. His day will end with the premiere for his first-ever sequel, "The …

Robert Downey Jr.

Stranger Things Season Three trailer shows off Hawkins' new hangout

Stranger Things fans were pleasantly surprised on Tuesday morning by the release of a teaser for the third season of Netflix's hit show on Twitter. At just 80 seconds long, the clip shows very little, although it does hint at that the new installments of the sci-fi thriller will be set in a …

Entertainment

‘The Equalizer 2’ Review: A Dark Fantasy for Dark Times

I’m not a big fan of the term “guilty pleasure”, for it implies that people should feel shame for the simple act of liking a work of art. However, I …

Action Movies

'The Equalizer 2' Film Review: Denzel Washington Returns as a Thinking Man's Action Hero

All things being equalized, this sequel could have been worse<p>“The Equalizer 2” is getting a lot of press because it’s the first time that Denzel …

Action Hero

WATCH: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on whether he'll bring Black Adam to Shazam!

Over a decade ago, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was rumored to be attached to play Black Adam in the <i>Shazam!</i> movie, before the project fell apart. But in …

Entertainment

'BuyBust': Film Review

An elite squad is forced to fight its way out of a gang-controlled Philippine slum in Erik Matti's furious and ultraviolent action thriller.<p>Among the …

Film Festivals

'Origin', YouTube's original series, is all set to challenge Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar! Here's what we know

Hack:<p>Tom Felton has teased YouTube's upcoming original show Origin<br>• There is little word from the creators of the show as to what it will be<br>• Some …

Entertainment

Can 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Repeat the Original's Runaway Success?

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” waves the flag for mid-budget movies<p>Ten years ago, while “The Dark Knight” and “Iron Man” were ushering us into a new …

Film Industry

Do we really need a new 'Robocop' movie?

"District 9" director Neill Blomkamp is making a new "Robocop" movie entitled "Robocop Returns," and the announcement is receiving mixed reactions. …

Science Fiction

WATCH: Sujoy Ghosh Has A Question To Ask

Hack:<p>Bollywood director Sujoy Ghosh, who is currently filming 'Badla' has an important question to ask<br>• 'Badla' stars Taapsee Pannu and megastar …

Bollywood

These 25 Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Will Blow Your Mind

Science fiction has the power to transport us to other dimensions, expand the boundaries of our imaginations, and teach us very important lessons about being leaders and adapting to change. Once you've read through all the best sci-fi classics, you might be ready to cozy up on the couch with a …

Science Fiction

Is ‘Die Hard’ a Christmas movie? Bruce Willis finally has an answer.

Film producer Joel Silver arrived on the set of 1988’s action thriller “Die Hard,” saw the festive decorations and made a prophetic remark.<p>This movie is going to roar into syndication and get played on television at Christmastime for years, he said, recalled screenwriter Steven E. de Souza.<p>Silver …

Die Hard

The 8 Most Memorable Moments of Comedy Central’s Bruce Willis Roast

The <i>Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis</i> taping kicked off Saturday evening at the Hollywood Palladium theater with host Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who …

Comedy

San Diego Comic-Con 2018: all the best panels, news, and trailers to look for

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 begins this week, so the next couple of days will be filled with a whirlwind of trailers for upcoming films, panels, cosplay, interactive experiences, and more. There will be panels from Warner Bros. about its upcoming slate of DC films, and we’re expecting new looks at <i>The</i> …

Comics