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‘Bumblebee’ Spin-Off Will Be Like ‘The Iron Giant,’ Claims Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura

Transformers: The Last Knight will be the last outing for director Michael Bay, but it’s only the beginning for the Transformers franchise. The first of 14 (!) more Transformers movies in development will be Bumblebee, the ’80s-set prequel for the lovable yellow Autobot. Show More Summary

Could ‘Cars 4’ Replace Lightning McQueen in the Driver’s Seat? [Interview]

During my conversation with Cars 3 director Brian Fee last week, I brought up the question of another Cars film. If this movie is a hit and they decide to make a fourth installment, could Owen Wilson‘s Lightning McQeen take a back seat...Show More Summary

‘Better Call Saul’ Season Finale Review: Who Came Out on Top in ‘Lantern’?

(Every week, we’re going to kick off discussion about Better Call Saul season 3 by answering one simple question: who came out on top when the credits rolled?) In its season finale, “Lantern,” the slow burn of Better Call Saul becomes a conflagration. Show More Summary

Alex Kurtzman Says He Made ‘The Mummy’ For Audiences; Audiences Say Otherwise

It’s an age-old argument that directors fall back on: This movie is for the fans, not the critics. Well, hate to break it to you, but critics are fans of movies too. And in the case of director Alex Kurtzman using this justificationShow More Summary

‘American Assassin’ Red Band Trailer: Dylan O’Brien Is Out for Bloody Revenge

Back in April, the first trailer for American Assassin introduced us to Mitch Rapp, the recurring character from Vince Flynn‘s series of 15 novels following the counterterrorism operative and all the danger and intrigue he’s gets involved with. Show More Summary

The Lessons Universal (and Hollywood) Should Learn From ‘The Mummy’

Remember The Mummy? It hit theaters…checks notes…two weeks ago? Wow, time sure flies when you’re trying to forget you saw a certain movie. The Mummy was sold as a film featuring Tom Cruise doing battle with a recently resurrected mummy,...Show More Summary

‘Thank You for Your Service’ Trailer: Miles Teller Adapts to Life After War

Adding another entry to the subgenre of war films that follows the life of a solider after dealing with the trauma of war we have Thank You for Your Service, marking the directorial debut of American Sniper screenwriter Jason Hall, who also adapts the David Finkel’s non-fiction book of the same name that inspired it. Show More Summary

Don’t Be So Fast to Dismiss Film Adaptations of Your Favorite Books [Video Essay]

For every person who gets excited when a Hollywood studio announces that they’re adapting a bestselling book into a feature film, there are just as many who would rather not see a film adaptation ruin the text that they love so much....Show More Summary

Cool Stuff: ‘Batman: Mask of the Phantasm’ Is Finally Coming to Blu-ray

Following the release of Tim Burton’s Batman in 1989 and the sequel Batman Returns in 1992, Warner Bros. Pictures tried their hand at bringing the animated version of The Dark Knight to theaters with Batman: Mask of the Phantasm on Christmas Day in 1993. Show More Summary

‘Annabelle: Creation’ Trailer: The Possessed Doll Haunts a Group of Orphan Girls

Because everything needs to be explained to death nowadays, we’re getting Annabelle: Creation, the origin story of the possessed doll that made its debut in The Conjuring before getting its own spin-off in 2014. Continuing to expandShow More Summary

‘Cars 3’ Almost Featured Several Batmobile Cameos, Which Is Super Weird

The universe in which Pixar’s animated franchise Cars exists is already confusing enough, and it was almost expanded to be even more perplexing in Cars 3 with several cameos inspired by a certain DC Comics superhero. In a recent interview,...Show More Summary

Superhero Bits: Star-Lord vs Boba Fett, Watch Adam West’s Powerless Episode & More

Can Star-Lord beat Boba Fett in a fight? Want to see the entire unaired episode of Powerless that features Adam West as a guest star? Did you notice Kevin Feige‘s real time reaction to Amy Pascal‘s Spider-Man universe revelation from...Show More Summary

This Eight-Year-Old Boy’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Wish Came True, Thanks in Part to Dan Aykroyd

The future of the Ghostbusters franchise is currently uncertain. Ivan Reitman, who directed the original movie, says there are still multiple movies in development, and he has some big ideas for how to take them worldwide. Meanwhile, Dan...Show More Summary

‘The Only Living Boy in New York’ Trailer: Marc Webb’s Coming-of-Age Drama

After spending around five years or so of his life making The Amazing Spider-Man movies, director Marc Webb returned to movies much smaller in scale. Webb’s first post-Spidey gig, Gifted, was well liked and struck a chord with audiences, making $24 million at the box-office. Show More Summary

‘Silicon Valley’ Review: The Most Awkward Moment in ‘Hooli-Con’

(Each week, we’re going to kick off discussion about Silicon Valley season 4 by answering one simple question: what was the most awkward moment of the week?) The only thing more awkward than Richard Hendrix with a woman is Richard with an ex-girlfriend. Show More Summary

Cruz Ramirez From ‘Cars 3’ and the Tough Lesson She’s Teaching the Film World 

After graduating from film school, entering into the world of entertainment was a challenge.  I’d receive encouragement and praise from my peers, but there would always be an invisible shadow looming in the distance, the one that wasn’t exactly cool about me being a woman in a community and workforce dominated by the opposite gender. Show More Summary

Vin Diesel and The Rest of the ‘Xander Cage’ Crew Returning for ‘xXx 4’

The man who can save the world and look dope while doing it may return. This very week meetings are going on about maybe picking up where xXx: Return Of Xander Cage left off. Director D.J. Caruso is currently working on the sequel, which the Return of Xander Cage‘s ensemble cast will be back for. Show More Summary

‘Cars 3’ Ending: Brian Fee Reveals the Film’s Alternate Conclusions

The ending of Cars 3 makes the movie, but as with all Pixar films, it was a work in progress for many years. Last week, I spoke with director Brian Fee about how the Cars 3 ending evolved over the development and production of the film. Show More Summary

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Locks in Official Release Date, Season 1 Will Air in Two Halves

It’s been a bit of a bumpy road to the small screen for CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery, with original showrunner Bryan Fuller stepping away entirely and multiple delays pushing the show’s premiere from January to May and eventually until this fall. Show More Summary

‘War For the Planet of the Apes’ Celebrates Father’s Day with a Brief New Trailer

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with a new trailer for one of the year’s most anticipated blockbusters? (There are plenty of ways, but just go with me on this.) Yesterday, 20th Century Fox unveiled a new Father’s Day-themed...Show More Summary

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