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Box Office: ‘Black Panther 2’ Rules, ‘Strange World’ Goes Cold While ‘Glass Onion’ Carves Up Competition

The biggest mystery is 'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,' since Netflix doesn't report grosses, although rival studios believe the sequel is beating other adult-skewing films with $10 million to $12 million for the five-day holiday.

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Suzanne Guèvremont Named National Film Board of Canada Chair

The National Film Board of Canada has named Suzanne Guèvremont as its new chair and government film commissioner. She replaces Claude Joli-Coeur, who led Canada’s publicly funded filmmaker for nearly nine years and officially left his post on Friday.   NFB productions and co-productions have earned 78 Oscar nominations and won the big prize 12 times, […]

Will Streamers Whiff at the Oscars?

Oscar may have lost some of his golden luster — at least judging by the ratings drop-offs of recent years. But the 13 ½-inch statuette remains the biggest validation Hollywood has to offer, surpassing record-setting box office, massive minutes-watched numbers logged by the streamers and even a table in the front dining room at the […]

DreamWorks Animation Unveils New Curtain Raiser, Introduces Reimagined “Moon Child” (Exclusive)

When families settle into their seats to watch DreamWorks Animation’s latest release Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, they’ll be welcomed by a set of new yet familiar faces. To help trumpet in its latest era, the studio is unveiling a new curtain raiser, which will make its debut nationwide during special Nov. 26 “Caturday” […]

“Weird Al” Yankovic Says Warner Bros. Turned Down His ‘Harry Potter’ Parody Request

“Weird Al” Yankovic has parodied everything from theme songs for beloved franchises like Star Wars to iconic rap songs like “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Still, one title he never got to revamp is “Hedwig’s Theme,” the Harry Potter theme song, but that wasn’t for lack of trying. While promoting his biopic Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, the […]

Freddie Prinze Jr. on What Made Him “So Angry” About Being Asked to Take a Pay Cut for ‘Scooby-Doo’ Sequel

When looking back on his career, Freddie Prinze Jr. explained why starring in the Scooby-Doo films resulted in some frustrations. In the 2002 Warner Bros. film, Scooby-Doo, based off the famed animated series, Prinze Jr. starred as the Mystery Inc. gang member Fred Jones alongside Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini. Though the […]

How ‘The Menu’ Explores Ego and Exploitation in Fine Dining

[This story contains spoilers from Searchlight’s The Menu.] In The Menu, the exclusive experience presented by the remote, destination restaurant Hawthorn is as much about who’s in attendance as the meticulously crafted plates. As Ralph Fiennes’ chef Julian Slowik eventually reveals, it’s because of what the curated tasting menu explores: the corrosiveness of hunger — for […]

Why Cannibalism Is Suddenly Trendy on Screen

If it feels like people eating people has been a bit everywhere lately, you’re not wrong. There’s the cannibal romance Bones and All, starring Timothée Chalamet, that’s now in theaters. Another current film, the darkly comic thriller The Menu, flirts with the subject matter by pairing food and death. Netflix recently had record viewership for […]

‘Devotion’ Director JD Dillard on Jonathan Majors’ Show-Stopping Scene: “It Hurts to See Hurt”

[This story contains “spoilers” for the historical Korean War drama Devotion.] Devotion director JD Dillard knew what was in store when Jonathan Majors was scheduled to perform his Korean War drama’s most powerful scene, but the performance still hit harder than anyone expected. Devotion chronicles the heroics of the first Black naval aviator, Jesse L. […]

‘Scrooge: A Christmas Carol’ Review: Netflix’s Trippy Take on Dickens

Luke Evans voices the title character in this animated version, also featuring Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley and Jonathan Pryce.

Charles Shyer on New Film ‘Noel Diary,’ How Nancy Meyers “100 Percent” Helped Him Cast Justin Hartley

Charles Shyer is back. The Oscar-nominated screenwriter turned filmmaker has returned to the director’s chair with his first film in years just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Netflix’s The Noel Diary starring Justin Hartley and Barrett Doss. Based on the book by Richard Paul Evans, Hartley toplines as a best-selling author who returns home […]

“A Picture of Women’s Issues and Education Issues”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘The Exam’ Team

In The Exam, director Shawkat Amin Korki explores corruption within the Kurdish education testing system. He’s joined by star Avan Jamal and producer Roj Hajo to discuss the inspiration and making of the film, Iraq’s submission for the Academy Awards, for THR Presents, powered by Vision Media. The Exam centers on two sisters, both played […]

How Often Do the Early Favorites Win Best Picture?

Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical The Fabelmans is the early favorite to win the Oscar for best picture. Or maybe it’s Babylon. Or The Banshees of Inisherin, or Everything Everywhere All at Once, or Tár, or Top Gun: Maverick. For now, it depends on which expert you ask. We’re just days away from what some deem the […]