‘Blade Runner 2049’: How Cutting-Edge Techniques Re-Created Character From Original

When the Academy Award nominations came out, it was a tech and craft sweep for helmer Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049.”The sequel to the sci-fi classic took five noms: cinematography, production design, sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects. With such a high mark set by the first film, these crews sought out cutting-edge techniques […]

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‘Darkest Hour’ Makeup Artist Left Retirement to Turn Gary Oldman Into Winston Churchill

The Oscar buzz surrounding Gary Oldman’s turn as Winston Churchill has been deafening since “Darkest Hour” hit the festival circuit last August, and he’s already racked up the lion’s share of this season’s accolades.But when Oldman first met with producers and director Joe Wright for the Focus Features movie, he was open about his concerns. […]

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J.J. Abrams Shares a Detail About ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’: There’s a Script

With debates raging on so many decisions in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the writing of its sequel might seem like a daunting, almost neverending task. Imagine how much second-guessing can go into a Star Wars screenplay, given all the fan scrutiny that awaits, no matter what choices are made. Well, J.J. Abrams seems confident about the next […]

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Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Tops ‘Avengers’ for Highest MCU Wednesday Gross

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has stayed powerful, taking in an impressive $14.5 million on Wednesday at 4,020 North American locations — the highest Wednesday gross for a Marvel Cinematic Universe title.“Marvel’s The Avengers” took in $13.6 million on its first Wednesday in 2012. “Black Panther” has now grossed $277.5 million in its first days domestically.“Black Panther” […]

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Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep Blast Harvey Weinstein For Using Their Names to Dismiss Lawsuit: ‘This Is What Predators Do’

Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep are speaking out against Harvey Weinstein yet again. In an attempt to dismiss a sexual misconduct lawsuit, Weinstein and his lawyers tried to paint the disgraced former studio head in a better light by using quotes from Streep and Lawrence that said Weinstein had always been respectful towards them during […]

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Andy Serkis’ ‘Mowgli’ Movie Rating Promises a Darker Film Than ‘Jungle Book’

For a movie that takes place in an untamed jungle filled with ravenous bears, snakes, and tigers, you would think The Jungle Book would have more bloodshed. But both the Disney animated version and its live-action remake are surprisingly bloodless, with the few scary moments punctuated by cheery songs. Andy Serkis‘ Mowgli will be different. […]

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I, Tonya review – Margot Robbie superbly uninhibited as reviled ice-skater

With such a dynamic central performance, this hilarious mockumentary account of Tonya Harding’s rivalry with Nancy Kerrigan skates close to celebrating herI, Tonya is a bleakly hilarious tale of absolute unrepentance. It’s based on the true story of Us figure skater Tonya Harding: reviled as the blue-collar, white-trash, black-hearted villain who at the very least […]

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