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‘The Punisher’ is Coming For You in a New Teaser

Netflix is about to unleash their new series that’ll take viewers to as “dark and as brutal a place as you’ve ever seen in the Marvel world” with The Punisher, their latest Marvel show. Netflix and Marvel seem keen to put that brutality front and center with a new viral clip that hit Twitter today. Show More Summary

What Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ is Really About, According to Darren Aronofsky

Leave it to Darren Aronofsky to lob a cinematic concussion grenade right in the middle of September. The writer/director’s latest film, mother!, is layer upon layer of allegory and metaphor, a movie that almost demands a long conversation...Show More Summary

‘Unicorn Store’ Review: Brie Larson’s Directorial Debut is a Charming, Honest Film [TIFF]

“The most grown-up thing you can do is fail at things you really care about,” imparts Joan Cusack’s Gladys to her daughter, Brie Larson’s Kit, towards the close of Unicorn Store. It’s the perfect nugget of wisdom for a tale of stilted, prolonged adolescence. Show More Summary

Darren Aronofsky Would Have Cast Joaquin Phoenix as Batman; Matthew Vaughn Shares His Optimistic Vision For Superman

Darren Aronofsky‘s Batman pitch was one of the famed projects stewing in development hell for years, cast aside by Warner Bros. executives for being too dark a take on a property that generally attracts families. The project, which Aronofsky...Show More Summary

Hey Delta, Stop Editing Your In-Flight Movies For Content

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: Delta Airlines should provide uncut movies on their flights.)  What’s the deal with airlines editing...Show More Summary

Watch: Ride Footage from Disneyland’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark’

We’ve written about how Disneyland’s new Guardians of the Galaxy ride is getting a new look for the Halloween season in the form of an overlay called Monsters After Dark, and late last week we told you about how it features a look at the fire dragon Surtur from the upcoming film Thor: Ragnarok. Show More Summary

‘Room 104’ Review: ‘Phoenix’ Takes the Anthology Series Back to 1969

(Each week, we’ll kick off discussion about Room 104 by answering one simple question: what’s the strangest thing in Room 104?) For the second time this season, Room 104 traveled back in time. “Phoenix” takes place in the late 1960s, just moments after a plane crash. Show More Summary

Amazon’s ‘Jack Ryan’ TV Show Teaser Follows The Money

Shows about spies have been a near-constant presence on television since the medium’s early days, and while we’ve seen properties like Get Smart and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. make the jump to the big screen in recent years, Amazon is about to reverse that trend by bringing one of cinema’s biggest spies to TV. Show More Summary

/Film’s Toronto International Film Festival Awards: I Came, I Saw Movies, I Ate Ketchup Chips

Another Toronto International Film Festival has come and gone, bringing with it a wealth of great movies and a few weirdly disappointing ones too. This usually sets the stage for the remainder of the year in film – the movies that generated...Show More Summary

Meet the Fourth Member of the Powerpuff Girls: Bliss

The Powerpuff Girls are adding more sugar, spice, and everything nice to their team. The famous superpowered trio is now a quartet, with the addition of a long-lost sister and the official fourth Powerpuff Girl, Bliss. Returned fromShow More Summary

‘The Deuce’ Review: Catching Up With David Simon’s Promising New HBO Series

(We’re going to kickstart our discussion of HBO’s The Deuce by answering one simple question: what is the “best bet” in this week’s episode?) There’s a curious kind of romanticism attached to 1970s New York City. The Deuce, created by...Show More Summary

Daily Podcast: HT Faces Her Fears By Confronting ‘IT’, John Wick 3, Star Wars, Halloween, Westworld

On the September 18, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by Jacob Hall and Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest news, including: the release date for John Wick: Chapter 3, Jon Hamm voicing Boba Fett in a Star Wars...Show More Summary

‘Good Omens’ First Look: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Rock Dyed Hair and Colorful Suits

Monday has arrived with some good omens, indeed. Neil Gaiman, who will be writing and running the miniseries adaptation of his and Terry Pratchett‘s 1990 novel Good Omens, released the first look at stars David Tennant and Michael Sheen in costume as the demon Crowley and angel Aziraphale, respectively. Three words: Blonde. Show More Summary

‘mother!’ Spoiler Review: So Let’s Talk About What the Heck This Movie is About

(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Darren Aronofsky’s mother!) Darren Aronofsky’s talents extend beyond his gripping filmmaking, inspiring intense debate among those who watch the finished product. Show More Summary

‘mother!’ Gets an ‘F’ on Cinemascore, an Ironic Rare Badge of Honor

mother! is polarizing, to say the least. While critics have lauded the film for its provocative and daring narrative with an absolutely off-the-rails third act — while also eliciting a fair share of both revulsion and reverence amongst them — audiences are firmly against Darren Aronofsky‘s newest film. Show More Summary

Watch Stephen Colbert’s 2017 Emmys Opening Number, Monologue & Other Highlights

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards were broadcast on CBS last night, handing out awards to HBO’s Big Little Lies and Veep, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Netflix’s Black Mirror, NBC’s This Is Us, FX’s Atlanta, and many more (get the full list of winners right here). Show More Summary

POTD: Read Jimmy Fallon’s Alternate Titles for ‘Almost Famous’

If you don’t love Almost Famous as much as most of the staff of /Film does, then you might not know that the original title for the film was Untitled. If you watch “The Bootleg Cut” (or director’s cut) that was released on DVD back in...Show More Summary

The Morning Watch: Animated ‘Game of Thrones’ History, Comparing ‘Black Swan’ and ‘The Wrestler’ & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to...Show More Summary

2017 Emmy Winners: Updated Live

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are airing right now on CBS with The Late Show host Stephen Colbert serving as master of ceremonies for the prestigious night out with some of television’s finest talents. The winners are being announced...Show More Summary

‘Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond’ Review: A Revelatory Treasure Trove of Comedic Brilliance [TIFF]

“When did this movie start?” asks a modern-day Jim Carrey to director Chris Smith. It’s the start of what we know as Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond – With a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton. It’s also probably...Show More Summary

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