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New Movies to Watch This Week: Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Run,’ ‘Collective’

If last week was a big one for Netflix (what with “Mank” and “Hillbilly Elegy” out in theaters), then this one belongs to Amazon, who have a pair of big projects launching via their Prime Video subscription service. The first is “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen’s anthology “Small Axe,” an epic and altogether […]

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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ to Campaign All Actors in Supporting Categories for the Oscars

After debuting on Netflix, Aaron Sorkin’s critically acclaimed “The Trial of the Chicago 7” has made one of the key decisions in a successful awards campaign. The film’s robust cast includes Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Frank Langella, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jeremy Strong and Michael Keaton, who will all campaign in the supporting […]

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‘Chicago 7’ Cast to Compete for Supporting Actor: Here’s How It Changes the Oscar Race

You can’t accuse Netflix’s awards team of Oscar category fraud. They’re going to push the entire starry ensemble of writer-director Aaron Sorkin’s well-reviewed ’60s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” (October 16) for supporting actor, just as “Spotlight” did the year it collected the Best Picture Oscar.The slew of supporting actor candidates in […]

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‘Mank’s Limited Theatrical Release Coming Nearly A Month Before December Netflix Debut

Much has been said already about Netflix‘s theatrical releases. Some feel like events you know about, others under-the-radar things will little-publicized dates (the recent “The Trial Of The Chicago 7“). Obviously, the ongoing pandemic affecting theatrical release plans is an issue, but this year, the streaming giant is seemingly going in a little harder with […]

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Shooting ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ to the Rhythm of Aaron Sorkin’s Layered Script

For cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, going from “Ford v Ferrari” to “The Trial of the Chicago 7” was more than merely shifting gears and genres within the period lane of the late 1960s. Shooting the timely conspiracy trial, showing Vietnam War protesters outside the 1968 Democratic Convention that turned horribly violent, required a new mindset and […]

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‘Mank’ First Trailer: Netflix Unveils David Fincher’s Long-Awaited Return to Film

The long wait for new David Fincher film footage has ended thanks to Netflix’s premiere of the first trailer for “Mank,” the director’s first feature film since the 2014 theatrical release of “Gone Girl.” Along with Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and Ron Howard’s “Hillbilly Elegy,” Fincher’s “Mank” is one of the […]

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The Best Movies & TV Shows Coming to Netflix in October 2020

During the month of October, Netflix will receive several new additions to its streaming library that we’re very interested in – shows like The Haunting of Bly Manor, Song Exploder, and The Queen’s Gambit, and films like Ben Wheatley’s Rebecca and Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7. But I haven’t seen any of […]

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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ Is Officially Headed to Netflix

Netflix has officially acquired Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, taking it off Paramount Pictures’ hands for good. Sorkin’s sophomore directorial effort, following 2017’s Molly’s Game, includes a wildly stacked cast with Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II leading the way. Image via Universal Pictures/caption] We learned of […]

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Paramount Sets Release Dates For New ‘Transformers’ And Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’

With movie release dates being changed left and right, you’d be forgiven for thinking the changes are just bad news. But when it comes to Paramount, they’re finally giving release dates to films we haven’t heard a lot of recently. One of them is Aaron Sorkin‘s “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” and the other […]

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Latest ‘Transformers’ Lands 2022 Release Date

An untitled Transformers film and The Trial of the Chicago 7 have been given release dates, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The latest installment in the sci-fi action film franchise, the untitled Transformers movie will receive a wide release on June 24, 2022.Paramount currently has multiple Transformers projects in the works: Joby Harold (Army of the Dead) and James […]

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