There’s nothing like a good musical to sweep you off your feet! With Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s In the Heights hitting theaters and HBO Max this weekend, it’s time to immerse ourselves in musical worlds we may have missed. And you don’t have to look too far: Netflix has several original musical
When I was asked to handle the interview for No Man of God, which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this week I was delighted to learn that the film concerned a man I’ve been reading about for years — and I’m not talking about Ted Bundy. Yes, Bundy is a central figure in this
Resident Evil Village succeeds in telling its horror story by merging superstition and science. No character better reflects this curious mix than Mother Miranda, both a genius biologist and a cult leader. By feeding on people’s fears and beliefs, Mother Miranda established herself as a holy figure, a facade built carefully over time in order
The problem with a lot of mainstream entertainment is that it has a flattening effect. We like stories that have clear morals and lessons, heroes and villains, conflict and resolution. Anthony Bourdain’s travel TV shows—A Cook’s Tour, No Reservations, The Layover, and Parts Unknown—ultimately were supposed to impart the message that travel enriches the soul.
The Conjuring movies are back, and this time it’s not Annabelle or a demonic nun you need to worry about, the latest entry is an outright sequel in the original franchise with The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga‘s demon-hunting duo Ed and Lorraine Warren are back, but
[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for Mythic Quest, Season 2 Episode 7, “Peter.”] Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet is nearing the end of its second season, and the journey so far has been extraordinary. The Apple TV+ comedy’s newest episode, “Peter,” features game tester Rachel (Ashly Burch) accompanying famed sci-fi author and creative consultant C.W.
Dan Salvato, the creator of Doki Doki Literature Club, has announced that his surprisingly horrific anime dating game will be releasing an update at the end of the month. The DLC pack is called DDLC Plus, which is going to add a bunch of new content to the original storyline. On top of that, the
Temuera Morrison surprised fans of Star Wars by returning to the franchise and bringing Boba Fett back to life in the second season of The Mandalorian. Now, we’re getting our own series starring Morrison and following Fett’s adventures with The Book of Boba Fett, Morrison has revealed that his new series will flashback to the
I couldn’t inhale the first five episodes of Lupin, the French-language mystery-heist-thriller series, fast enough. Starring the endlessly charming, complicated, and fierce Omar Sy as a gentleman thief inspired by Maurice Leblanc‘s classic literary character Arsène Lupin, the front half of Netflix’s roller-coaster gave me addictive thrills bolstered by uncommonly intentional filmmaking and emotional resonance
Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore are set to star in the drama May December from director Todd Haynes. The acclaimed filmmaker is directing from a script by Samy Burch, based on a story by Burch and Alex Mechanik. Portman will play a Hollywood actress who travels to the picturesque coast of Maine to
With director Kate Herron’s Loki now streaming on Disney+, I recently spoke with Owen Wilson about his fantastic work on the Marvel series. Loki takes place after the God of Mischief (Tom Hiddleston) has stolen the Tesseract (again) due to the events of Avengers: Endgame, and an alternate version of the character is brought to
Kevin Bacon is now set to play the villain in the upcoming The Toxic Avenger reboot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bacon will be in the film alongside Peter Dinklage, Jacob Tremblay, and Taylour Paige with filming set to begin in June. The project is a reboot of the original 1984 film that was notorious
E3 2021 begins tomorrow, so the event has released a trailer for the event, showcasing the participating companies and sponsors that will be involved with this year’s event, as well as who we can expect appearances from. Some of the biggest companies in video games will be involved with this year’s expo, as the list
If you’re looking forward to the next Jurassic World movie, Jurassic World: Dominion, and can’t wait to see some footage from the Colin Trevorrow-helmed sequel, I’ve got some great news for you: a special extended preview of Dominion will play exclusively ahead of every IMAX screening of F9 starting June 25th. I got to see
Netflix has released an exciting first look at the new trailer for Season 3 of Virgin River, based on the hit romance series by author Robyn Carr, which picks up where the second season left off in very dramatic fashion with the unexpected shooting of local town heartthrob and bar owner Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson).
Bruce Campbell is back as Ash Williams! Well, sort of. The new trailer for Evil Dead: The Game features Ash as a playable character and has Campbell narrating the trailer. What better way to learn about this new Evil Dead game with Ash Williams than from Ash Williams himself? Going through the game, players can
Netflix has finally given us our first proper look at its upcoming animated series The Cuphead Show!, based on the best-selling, critically-acclaimed, and notoriously difficult videogame Cuphead. Though the clip doesn’t reveal a whole lot, it gives us a nice look at the gorgeous animation that really seems to capture the game’s spirit, as well
Gearbox has officially released the trailer for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, confirming the existence of a Borderlands spinoff inspired by medieval fantasy. Centered on fan-favorite character Tiny Tina, Wonderlands is a standalone shooter that won’t be directly connected to the main franchise’s storyline, with a lot of breathing space to become its own unique game. The
I wouldn’t be surprised if I keep going back to In the Heights as one of the best films of 2021 because of what it represents. Originally scheduled for summer 2020, the film was delayed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and yet it feels even more immediate because of its emphasis on community
Apple TV+ has released the first teaser trailer for the second season of See. This first look at the upcoming season introduces Edo Voss (Dave Bautista), the brother of Baba Voss (Jason Momoa). In addition to showing off the next season, See has also received a renewal for a third season. This teaser shows the
[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers through the Season 1 finale of Hacks, “I Think She Will.”] It’s fantastic news that Hacks has just been renewed for a second season, but even if it hadn’t, the first season of the HBO Max comedy would have still made for a rich and complex story on its
Aquaman director James Wan has revealed the title for his upcoming DC sequel: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Wan shared an image on his Instagram from a production meeting, which featured the title, in what looks to be a potential logo for the film. Wan also stated last year at the DC FanDome panel that
On the latest episode of The Sneider Cut, your esteemed host Jeff Sneider weighs in on the Farrelly brothers’ plans for Kingpin 2, the exciting new cast of John Wick 4 and New Line’s animated Lord of the Rings movie before offering his thoughts on Marvel’s Loki TV series. Elsewhere, Jeff talks about Anya Taylor-Joy‘s
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins has received a series of new motion posters that serves as a great look at the cast and their character counterparts. Henry Golding’s Snake Eyes leads the pack in the eight posters that also feature Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, Úrsula Corberó as Baroness, Samara Weaving as Scarlett, Haruka Abe