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Marvel Studios Headed to Comic-Con for Hall H Panel

This is the first time in three years the convention will return to San Diego for the summer.

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Marvel Studios Headed to Comic-Con for Hall H Panel

Three years ago, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige laid out the future of the MCU with a news-packed panel at San Diego Comic-Con that ended with the surprise reveal that Mahershala Ali was attached to a Blade movie. Little did the screaming 6,500 fans in Hall H know, that would be the last Marvel Comic-Con panel […]

Taika Waititi, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Stars on Raising the ‘Ragnarok’ Bar: “Is It Possible to Top That? We Did”

Love (and thunder) was certainly in the air on Thursday evening, as the cast and creators behind the fourth installment of the Thor franchise gathered for the film’s premiere. Hundreds of cosplayed fans lined up on Hollywood Boulevard, ready to greet the stars and watch the long-anticipated follow-up to Taika Waititi’s hit Thor: Ragnarok. Thor: […]

Riley Keough on “Special and Overwhelming” Journey of Supporting ‘Elvis’ With the Presley Family

In early May, ahead of the film’s splashy premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis received an endorsement of the highest order when Priscilla Presley took to social media to share her reaction upon seeing it. “Beautifully done,” posted Priscilla, praising Luhrmann, Austin Butler who toplines as the King, Tom Hanks as his […]

Andreas Kleinert’s ‘Dear Thomas’ Sweeps 2022 German Film Awards

Dear Thomas, Andreas Kleinert’s black-and-white artistic biopic of the late poet, writer, and film director Thomas Brasch, has won the Lola for best film at the 2022 German Film Awards. Kleinert also won best director and Albrecht Schuch took the 2022 best acting prize for his starring role as Brasch. It’s the third acting Lola […]

‘The Black Phone’ Director Scott Derrickson on Ethan Hawke’s Serial Killer and His Scary Mask

Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone deals with tough subject matter: A sadistic child killer named the Grabber, played by Ethan Hawke, abducts children, never to be seen again. When he takes his sixth victim, the young boy gets mysterious phone calls from a disconnected phone in the Grabber’s dungeon from the children that have come […]

Box Office: ‘Elvis’ Earns $3.5M in Previews; ‘Black Phone’ Rings Up $3M

Warner Bros.’ biopic Elvis — starring Austin Butler as the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll — started off its domestic box office run with $3.5 million in Thursday previews. Blumhouse and Universal’s latest horror offering, The Black Phone, also began opening Thursday and wasn’t far behind Elvis, ringing up $3 million in previews (horror is […]

‘Blade Runner’ Star Rutger Hauer Took Exception to His Character Roy Batty Being Labeled a Villain

Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer did not see his character as a villain, and the actor took some exception to that notion while doing press for the film’s initial release. The iconic Ridley Scott sci-fi movie, set in 2019 Los Angeles and starring Harrison Ford as a former police officer tasked with hunting down synthetic […]

David Cronenberg To Receive Lifetime Honor at San Sebastian Film Festival

Canadian master of horror David Cronenberg will receive the Donostia Award, a lifetime achievement honor, at this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival. Cronenberg will receive the award at a gala on September 21 in San Sebastian’s Victoria Eugenia Theatre, followed by the screening of his latest movie, Crimes of the Future. The dystopian drama, which […]

Japanese City Launches Campaign to Preserve Forest that Inspired Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘My Neighbor Totoro’

A city in Japan has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help preserve a stretch of pristine forest that inspired Hayao Miyazaki when he was creating his classic hand-drawn animation My Neighbor Totoro.  The city of Tokorozawa, located about 20 miles northwest of Tokyo, has set out a plan to raise 2.6 billion yen ($19 million) to […]

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: First Reactions From the Premiere

Thor: Love and Thunder struck Hollywood on Thursday for the world premiere of the latest Marvel Studios film, and the first reactions are in. Official reviews do not hit until July 5, so this is the first glimpse of what audiences are saying. It’s worth noting that reactions from premieres generally lean more enthusiastic than […]

‘Lonesome’: Film Review

Lingering trauma from his rural hometown follows a young gay Australian cowboy to the big city in writer-director Craig Boreham’s erotic drama of sex, solitude and human connection.

Robert Katz, Producer on ‘Selena,’ ‘Introducing Dorothy Dandridge’ and ‘Gettysburg,’ Dies at 79

Robert Katz, a producer who worked on notable fact-based projects including Selena, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and Gettysburg, has died. He was 79. Katz died Wednesday at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys following a long battle with lung cancer, his family announced. In 1986, Katz launched Esparza/Katz Productions with Moctesuma Esparza, and they produced more […]