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‘The Girlfriend Experience’: Season 3 Is An Engaging & Elusive Look At Sex, A.I. Desire & Predictive Behavior Via Big Tech [Review]

The way technology has affected relationships, dating, and sex in the modern world is fairly commonplace today. Sci-fi obviously has lots of dystopian ways of commenting on this too (see the psychological submissive girl robot fetishization archetype in “Ex Machina”). However, the way technology has affected the transactional nature of sex is still pretty limited […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Covid-19 Supervisor Details Norway Shoot, Safeguards (Exclusive)

In recent years, Norway has become the backdrop to major studio films like “Black Widow,” “Dune,” “Tenet” and James Bond film “No Time to Die.” The latest tentpole in town was Paramount Pictures’ “Mission: Impossible 7,” one of the first studio films to resume shooting after seven months on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.For […]

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Alex Garland’s Next Project Won’t Be Sci-Fi, but He Wants His ‘Devs’ Cast to Star

Alex Garland’s FX on Hulu series “Devs” has just launched on the new platform, with the first two episodes of the science-fiction miniseries now available to stream. The “Ex Machina” and “Annihilation” filmmaker, directing on the small screen for the first time, conjures a dystopian vision of the hubris of Silicon Valley, simmering with atmosphere […]

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Film News Roundup: Oscar Isaac Joins Superhero Movie ‘The Great Machine’

In today’s film news roundup, Oscar Isaac boards “The Great Machine,” Keira Knightley joins “Silent Night” and “The Dog Doc” finds a home. CastingsLegendary has closed a deal for Oscar Isaac to star in and produce superhero saga “The Great Machine.”The project is based on Brian K. Vaughan’s comic book series “Ex Machina” with artist […]

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Daily Podcast: Is Morbius Part of the McU? Uncharted, Parasite, Ex Machina and Super Nintendo World

On the January 14, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the Morbius trailer and how the movie connects to the McU, a new Uncharted director, more details on the Parasite HBO series, Bryan K Vaughan’s Ex Machina movie, […]

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Brian K. Vaughan’s Superhero-Turned-Politician Comic ‘Ex Machina’ Set for Film Adaptation

Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris’ superhero-turned-politician comic Ex Machina is headed to the big screen — but yeah, it’s gonna need a new name. Seberg and The Aftermath writers Anna Waterhouse and Joe Shrapnelare set to write the adaptation, which will be titled The Great Machine to avoid confusion with Alex Garland’s 2015 sci-fi […]

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First ‘Devs’ Trailer Showcases a New Thriller from ‘Annihilation’ Director Alex Garland

FX has released a new trailer for their upcoming thriller Devs. The eight-episode series hails from Ex Machina and Annihilation director Alex Garland, and follows a young software engineer (Sonoya Mizuno) who investigates the secretive development division of her employer (Nick Offerman), which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend. It’s exciting to […]

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Brian K. Vaughan To Pen ‘Gundam’ Live-Action Adaptation For Legendary

Exclusive: Famed comic book creator and New York Times bestselling author Brian K. Vaughan has signed on to write the screenplay for Gundam, the first live-action film based on the popular Mecha anime and science fiction media franchise created by Sunrise. The project hails from Legendary Entertainment, in a co-production with Sunrise. Vaughan, best known […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Might Head the Class of First Features

From the stripped-down authenticity of Jonah Hill’s “Mid90s,” to the fed-up outcry of Carlos López Estrada’s “Blindspotting,” to the prestige Oscar-bait trappings of Bradley Cooper’s “A Star Is Born,” 2018’s class of debut filmmaking talent built impressively on the promise of cinema’s future. Directors such as Ari Aster (“Hereditary”), Aneesh Chaganty (“Searching”), Josie Rourke (“Mary […]

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Oscar Isaac Details “Excruciating” Experience On ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ & Why He Almost Turned Down ‘Drive’

“X-Men: Apocalypse” is a pretty excruciating experience for audience members, let alone those that actually worked on the film. However, sitting through the 2-hour film in the comfort of a climate-controlled theater, as bad as it was, doesn’t compare to what star Oscar Isaac had to endure during the filming of the project.In a new […]

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