Hollywood Should Leave Dead Actors Alone (Guest Column)

When Black Panther: Wakanda Forever opened recently, audiences didn’t see a revival Chadwick Boseman. Instead, the title character’s sister, played by Letitia Wright, took over the superhero role. The technology was there for the numbered Boseman to reprise his iconic 2018 star role — but allowing a new live-action actor to fill the role was … Read more

‘Glass Onion’ box office: Was the Netflix theatrical release a hit?

Before Thanksgiving, movie theater owners, increasingly dismayed by the lack of compelling films to show, approached the painful realization that this fall’s only blockbuster, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” would not match its predecessor’s stratospheric grosses. Netflix with a seam. They asked, would it be possible?glass onion: Knives Out Mystery, the sequel to 2019’s box office … Read more

Christmas with the Campbells review: A mixed bag (gift)

Brittany Snow and Justin Long in Christmas with the Campbells picture: Courtesy of AMC+ and RLJE Films Christmas movies depend on a few key formulas, and often the measure of a good or bad Christmas movie is how well it deals with those formulas, either by working hard within them or by subverting them with … Read more

10 Directors of Monitoring for 2023

Pop quiz: What do the filmmakers who won this year’s Sundance Grand Prix (Nikyatu Jusu, “Nanny”), had the Palme d’Or (Ruben Östlund, “The Triangle of Sadness”) and Best Oscar (Sian Heder, “CODA”) Do you have something in common?They are all veterans miscellaneous 10 managers to watch list — which also counts Taika Waititi, Chloé Zhao, … Read more

Babel, directed by Damien Chazelle, stars Margot Robbie

Some jazz-age glamor to lead you. Photo: Paramount Pictures/YouTube not everything Damien Chazelle Movies are about (or adjacent to) jazz. But the important thing is. Two of his musicals feature performances by men obsessed with jazz—his first independent effort, Jay and Madeline on a park benchand nearly winner of the Oscar for Best Picture La … Read more

Leo Woodall was stunned by this ‘White Lotus’ reveal

Leo Woodall Photo: Karwai Tang/WireImage Spoilers for the fifth episode of white lotus the second season, “This is my affairs. “ halfway through the second season From white lotus, a new bomb enters the villa – or rather, the former monastery turned into a luxurious hotel. He’s a young bound man from Essex named Jack, … Read more

The end of ‘son’, made clear — Hugh Jackman stars in the year’s grittier movie

when I watched the father In 2020, I was amazed. The film, about a man named Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and his strained relationship with his daughter (Olivia Colman), was a true portrayal of what it’s like to deal with an emotionally difficult disease. Movies about Alzheimer’s disease tend to focus on … Read more

Tony Gilroy talks about the post-credits scene, Season 2

picture: Lucasfilm Diego Luna’s idea wasn’t like that in a long time Rogue One Letter Cassian Andor Getting a solo series felt weird. But over the past two months and change, Andor It proved to be a very impressive show. Not just ‘awesome’ star Wars,” but legitimately great In a way that could easily make … Read more