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‘Army of Thieves’ First Trailer: ‘Army of the Dead’ Prequel Sets the Stage for Zack Snyder’s Zombie Hit

Netflix’s zombie smash hit “Army of the Dead” has a prequel coming this fall from the original film’s star, Matthias Schweighöfer. He’s the director and star of “Army of Thieves,” the set-up film to Zack Snyder’s wildly popular zombie movie. Schweighöfer plays small-town bank teller Dieter, who gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime […]

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‘Army of Thieves’: Ludwig Dieter Is Hired for a Heist in First Teaser for ‘Army of the Dead’ Prequel

Before the zombified events of Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead,” there was an “Army of Thieves,” led by the mysterious Gwendoline (Nathalie Emmanuel) and safecracking genius Ludwig Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer).In the first teaser for the prequel film, also directed by Schweighöfer, viewers are introduced to the crew of opportunistic bandits, including Rolph (Guz Khan), […]

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Shyamalan’s ‘Old’ Beats G.I. Joe’s ‘Snake Eyes’ As The Box Office Hits A Speed Bump

As far as brand names go, it looks like G.I. Joe is no match for M. Night Shyamalan. Many were expecting the weekend to be won by Snake Eyes, which is essentially a reboot of the G.I. Joe series, but Old, the latest from Shyamalan, snuck past it, despite not setting the box office on […]

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‘Army Of Thieves’ Trailer: Matthias Schweighöfer, The Breakout Star Of Zack Snyder’s Zombie Movie Get His Own Prequel Spin-Off

What led one safecracker into a city besieged by zombies? It’s an intriguing question that follows a character in Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead.” Along with the director, Netflix gives viewers more clues with a new film centered around Dieter. “Army of Thieves” offers glimpses into how the small-time criminal found his place on […]

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Why ‘Snake Eyes’ Missed Its Mark at the Box Office — and What It Means for the ‘G.I. Joe’ Franchise

At the box office, “Snake Eyes” is ringing true to its moniker.The latest “G.I. Joe” installment, an origin story starring Henry Golding of “Crazy Rich Asians” fame, fell short of expectations, collecting a paltry $13.3 million in its first three days in North American theaters. Those ticket sales put “Snake Eyes” in second place on […]

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‘Dexter: New Blood’ Comic-Con Trailer: Showtime Reveals A November 7 Premiere Date

A few things to unpack here. Number one, yes, it’s Comic-Con weekend, this weekend, but it’s been something of a non-existent entity thanks to Covid and once has to wonder if that’s it for Comic-Con’s pop-cultural dominance. Secondly, yes, it’s been nearly a decade since “Dexter” ended its 8-season run on Showtime, but “Dexter” is […]

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‘Jungle Cruise’ Early Buzz Draws Favorable Comparisons to ‘The Mummy’ and ‘Romancing the Stone’

Jungle Cruise is the latest attempt to bring one of Disney’s trademark theme park rides to the big screen, and the studio is hoping it will follow in the footsteps of Pirates of the Caribbean. The good news is that the early reactions say the adventure starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt has the thrills […]

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The Daily Stream: “Hey Guys, You Ever See That Really Old Movie, The Empire Strikes Back?”

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: The Empire Strikes Back Where You Can Stream It: Disney+ The Pitch: It was referenced by a hip and relevant young Spider-Man in Captain […]

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