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‘Fast X’ Review: Jason Momoa Makes a Memorable Villain in an Action-Stuffed Franchise Installment That’s for Fans Only

Vin Diesel headlines a huge cast of new and familiar faces in this tenth film in the hugely successful car-driven franchise, directed by Louis Leterrier.

“I Never Want to See a Horse Walking”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With the Cast of ‘1923’

Editor’s Note: This interview took place before the writers strike that began May 2. The cast of 1923 reunited for a chat about the first season of the hit Paramount+ Yellowstone prequel and gave some insight into the process of the franchise’s prolific creator, Taylor Sheridan. “Taylor called us and said, ‘You have to look […]

‘Barbie’ Trailer, Posters Give First Look at Star-Studded Cast of Humans and Dolls

It’s truly a Barbie world in the latest trailer and character posters released Tuesday, teasing the star-studded ensemble for the upcoming Barbie movie. In the trailer for Warner Bros. and Mattel’s upcoming romantic comedy, Barbie is breaking free of her perfect universe of dolls and into the human world. While fans have gotten a few […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Writers Talk ‘Fast’ Joke, New DC Leadership and That Major Cameo

[This story contains spoilers for Shazam! Fury of the Gods.] Henry Gayden and Chris Morgan clearly like working together. The day before Shazam! Fury of the Gods hit theaters, the co-writers couldn’t say enough good things about each other, tossing questions and praise back and forth on a mid-morning Zoom call with The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Box Office Preview: ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Hopes to Leap Past Tepid Tracking

DC and New Line Cinema’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods is hoping for some heavenly help when opening this weekend in thousands of theaters across the U.S. and world. According to prerelease tracking, the superhero pic is expected to start off with $35 million-plus in North America, compared to the $53.5 million domestic debut of […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Review: The Magic Starts to Wear Off in Busy Sequel

Zachary Levi returns as the title character in this follow-up to the DC superhero film, with newcomers Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu and Rachel Zegler as villainous Greek goddesses.

‘Golda’ Review: Helen Mirren Makes a Commanding Golda Meir in Square but Serviceable Biopic

This historical drama about the Israeli prime minister, directed by Guy Nattiv ('Skin'), doesn't skimp on period fixtures and makes sure everyone smokes all the time.

Berlin: Helen Mirren on Playing Golda Meir in ‘Golda,’ a New Take on Her Story

Playing Golda Meir, says Helen Mirren, was not unlike playing the queen. Not Queen Elizabeth II, the role that won Mirren the Oscar in 2007 for The Queen. But her earlier namesake, Queen Elizabeth I, whom she played in an HBO miniseries of the same name in 2005. “[Golda] was extraordinarily brave and her commitment […]

Berlin Flashback: In 1985, Helen Mirren Landed in Berlin With ‘2010’ 

Helen Mirren knows her way around the Berlin International Film Festival, which this year hosts the out-of-competition world premiere of her latest film, Golda, in which she stars as Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir. The future Oscar winner visited the festival way back in 1985 when it screened the sci-fi pic 2010: The Year We Made Contact, […]

Berlin: Director Guy Nattiv on ‘Golda,’ Israeli Politics, Censorship and Casting Helen Mirren as the “Iron Lady of Israel”

The events of so-called Yom Kippur War, or the fourth Arab-Israeli War, are seared in the memory of all those who lived through them. The joint invasion by Arab forces from Egypt and Syria in the dawn hours of Oct. 6, 1973 nearly led to Israel’s complete military defeat. The country’s surprise victory changed the […]

‘1923’ Star Michelle Randolph on Her Beautiful Romance and Cliffhangers Ahead in Season 1 Finale

[This story contains spoilers for 1923’s sixth episode, “One Ocean Closer to Destiny.”] As her first foray into television, Michelle Randolph couldn’t have dreamt up a better experience than the one she’s having on 1923. Whether it’s the mentorship of Helen Mirren or the dear friendship of castmates like Julia Schlaepfer and Aminah Nieves, Randolph […]

Helen Mirren to Lead Special Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at BAFTA Awards

Helen Mirren is set to lead a special tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II, who died Sept. 8, 2022, at this Sunday’s BAFTA film awards ceremony. “The Queen occupies a unique place in BAFTA’s history, a close association that spanned 50 years,” said the British Academy. “Through her various patronages, The Queen was renowned […]