A New ‘Iraqi Sniper’ Movie Aims to Be Anti-War Response to ‘American Sniper’
Mustafa, the unseen sniper villain of the 2014 film, would be the hero this time around.
L.A.’s Cinefamily Theater Suspends Operations in Wake of Sexual Harassment Scandal
The Los Angeles repertory theater has temporarily halted all screenings while they respond to a recent sexual harassment controversy.
When Will the Public See Jerry Lewis’ ‘The Day the Clown Cried’?
In the wake of the masterful comedian’s passing, Jerry Lewis’ forbidden film will become available for the first time. But when?
AMC Is Not At All Pleased With the Recent MoviePass Price Slash
The theatrical chain believes that lower prices for tickets will be, somehow, bad for moviegoers.
No, Terry Gilliam Did Not Defile a 12th-Century Portuguese Religious Monument
It almost sounds like something that would happen to Don Quixote, that calamity-prone knight errant: Terry Gilliam has been roving the European countryside as of late, shooting in Spain and Portugal for his freely interpretive Miguel de Cervantes adaptation/riff The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. Durin…
As ‘Harry Potter’ Turns 20, J.K. Rowling Thanks Her Fans on Twitter
Two decades ago, could any of us have predicted the future that awaited Harry Potter? One massively successful book expanded to seven, which begat a theme park, a universe’s worth of merchandising, eight films, a play, and a new tangentially related franchise. And for those fans who still wan…
Bat-Signal to Shine for Adam West Over Los Angeles Tonight
Here’s how thoroughly Batman’s influence has permeated the mainstream: he’s claimed tacit ownership of the very notion of shining a light into the sky. The Bat-Signal, introduced in the comics as Gotham City’s method of summoning the Dark Knight, has been endlessly parodi…
‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ Bumped Back to Incorporate Trump’s Paris Accord Decision
Between its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016 and its theatrical release last month, Laura Poitras’ WikiLeaks documentary Risk transformed into a different film. In that interim year, her subject Julian Assange nabbed quite a few headlines as he stuck his thumb in the 2016 Presiden…