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‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Review: A Lovely Spin on ‘King Arthur’ for the Brexit Age

Arguably the smartest thing about Joe Cornish’s delightful new movie The Kid Who Would Be King is that while others have simply tried straight remakes of the familiar legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, Cornish’s film opens the tale up, repurposes it for the present day and modern conflict, and […]

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‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Is An Inspiring, Instant Classic [Review]

It’s never easy being young, and while it’s a cliché trotted out every couple of decades, this generation might have it the worst. While Generation X endured the vanished promises of the post-Boomer years with self-aware malaise, young people today face a world that is apocalyptic on almost every front while a sociological mood of […]

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Film Review: ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

A likable enough, Amblin-esque update to the classic Arthurian legend, “The Kid Who Would Be King” is hardly the first time a group of adolescents have saved England from supernatural harm in a Joe Cornish movie. That said, much of the attitude and originality that drew fans to the irreverent writer-director’s inner-city alien-invasion debut “Attack […]

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Rebecca Ferguson Joins Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson in ‘Men in Black’ Spinoff

Rebecca Ferguson has been cast in Sony Pictures’ “Men in Black” spinoff, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap.F. Gary Gray is directing from a script by “Iron Man” writers Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson and Kumail Nanjiani are set to star.Walter F. Parkes and […]

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Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fighting With My Family’ Pushed to 2019

Dwayne Johnson’s “Fighting With My Family” has been pushed from Sept. 14, 2018 to March 1, 2019, MGM announced Friday.Currently also slated for March 1 are “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” “The Kid Who Would Be King” and “Chaos Walking.”Lena Headey, Stephen Merchant, Jack Lowden, Nick Frost and Vince Vaughn also star […]

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