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Box Office: ‘Guardians 3’ Enjoys Heroic Hold With $62.6M, ‘Book Club 2’ Banned

James Gunn’s band of galactic rascals are proving their worth at the box office as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 enjoyed the best second-weekend hold of any sequel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the second-best among any MCU title, according to final weekend numbers. From Marvel Studios and Disney, the threequel grossed an […]

Box Office: ‘Hypnotic’ Marks Career-Worst Wide Opening for Robert Rodriguez, Ben Affleck

Hypnotic, who? It’s unusual, to say the least, for a movie directed by the likes of Robert Rodriguez and starring Ben Affleck to barely be a blip on the radar of new movies opening the box office. This lack of awareness helps explain why Hypnotic opened to a scant $2.4 million from 2,118 theaters over […]

‘Hypnotic’ Review: Ben Affleck Gets Twisted Up in Robert Rodriguez’s Wannabe Christopher Nolan Brain-Bender

Alice Braga and William Fichtner also star in the thriller about a detective grieving his abducted daughter in a world of warped reality constructs.

AFM: Danny Trejo on His Journey From Ex-Con to “Mexican Superhero” and What Makes Him “The King of Independent Movies” (Exclusive)

Danny Trejo has no plans to retire. The craggy-faced Latino action star spent decades in the B-movie trenches, playing ex-cons and bodyguards, tough guys and prison thugs —drawing inspiration from his real-life stints in California state facilities in San Quentin, Soledad, Folsom, and Vacaville—before becoming “a Mexican superhero” with Robert Rodriguez’s Machete series. But at […]

‘Book of Boba Fett’ Fans Flip for Cameo That Helps Explain a Random ‘Return of the Jedi’ Moment

[This story contains spoilers for episode three of The Book of Boba Fett.] An iconic actor showed up in the latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett — and his fans were equal parts shocked and thrilled to see him become a part of the Star Wars universe. Danny Trejo — yes, Machete himself […]

Disney+’s ‘The Book of Boba Fett’: TV Review

Temuera Morrison's enigmatic bounty hunter Boba Fett gets a Tatooine-based showcase in this new spinoff of 'The Mandalorian.'

How ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Shake Up ‘Star Wars’

Most people working at Disney+ had no idea this was coming. When the second-season finale of The Mandalorian aired on Dec. 18, 2020, a mid-credits scene revealed a spinoff series titled The Book of Boba Fett. That this happened just a week after Disney had revealed 10 new Star Wars shows in development during its Investor […]

‘The Book of Boba Fett’: First Trailer Drops for ‘Star Wars’ Gangster Series

The first look at The Book of Boba Fett dropped Monday — and it is clear there is a new Godfather on Tatooine. Not even two minutes long, the teaser for the highly anticipated Disney+ Star Wars gangster series packs in a lot of action. It appears the program will pick up where Fett’s storyline […]

How to Watch Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles’ Online

The animated live-action concert film debuts today exclusively on Disney+ — here's how to watch it for free.

“It’s Scary and Mean Out There”: Billie Eilish on Ignoring Internet Comments Amid ‘Happier Than Ever’ Success

Billie Eilish has reason to smile these days after her sophomore album Happier than Ever held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart for three consecutive weeks. Not that she’s paying attention. “I’ve been ignoring it,” the 10-time Grammy Award winner told The Hollywood Reporter during a recent Disney+ press day for […]

Robert Rodriguez Signs First-Look Deal With HBO Max

Auteur filmmaker Robert Rodriguez has struck a first-look deal with HBO Max. The writing, editing, producing, composing and directing talent behind films ranging from Desperado to Sin City to Alita: Battle Angel has made a two-year deal with the streamer. “It’s intriguing to be able to tap into the wealth of iconic IP available across […]

Salma Hayek Details Her Traumatic Experience Shooting ‘Desperado’ Love Scene

The actress says director Robert Rodriguez and star Antonio Banderas were wonderful and total gentlemen, but nonetheless, she cried the entire time.