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Todd Solondz’s Twisted Cinematic Family Tree Sprouts a ‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’ Follow-Up

Dawn Wiener is dead, long live Dawn Wiener! Todd Solondz‘s second feature film, Welcome to the Dollhouse, is hailed as the filmmaker’s big breakthrough — a bold, gross, weird and uncomfortably honest look at one awkward tween’s coming-of-age in nineties New Jersey. Show More Summary

Crossbones: Season One

4 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Jason Panella Quote: "It's astonishing how little happens each episode."

'Wonder Woman' Movie Is Searching for a Female Director

5 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Warner Bros. reportedly wants a female director to take the reigns on the DC Comics adventure 'Wonder Woman'. [...]

Dry Bones

7 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "Could be and should be a no-fail concept. But fail they did. Hoo boy, did they fail."

The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975)

10 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Jim Thomas Quote: "Sheer fiction, but nonetheless a compelling hypothesis."

Review: Bland, Horrible 'Ouija' is Part of a Bigger Hollywood Problem

12 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : First Showing

There's an odd correlation between cineplex screens and toy-store shelves these days. The movies-being-turned-into-toys-being-turned-into-movies cycle is hardly a 2014 revelation. But, with Michael Bay's most recent Transformers movie scraping the well in search for content, it finally felt like that synergistic cycle was a foregone conclusion. Show More Summary

A Long Way Down (Blu-ray)

13 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Bill Gibron Quote: "It's supposed to be a comedy. A dark one. A black and bleak slice of satiric humor...except, there is nary a joke to be found."

Midsomer Murders: Series 11

16 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Dawn Hunt Quote: "The perfect fit for someone who prefers their crime solvers not to rely on forensics."

The Cast Of ‘The Room’ Is Kickstarting A Mockumentary About Themselves

19 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : FilmDrunk

 OneofmyunexpectedfavoritebooksIreadthisyearwasTheDisasterArtist,GregSestero’s(aka“Mark’s”)bookabouthisyears-longconnectiontoTommyWiseaubeforeandafterthemakingofTheRoom.Butforthecastwhodidn’tgettowritebooksaboutit, havingbeeninTheRoomisadubiouskindoffame,thatpaysnothingandearnsrecognitionmostlyonlyfromweirdmoviedorkslikeus.

Misfire

19 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by David Johnson Quote: "I admire the movie's simplicity. Not once does it ever feel like it's trying to be anything more than a simple action romp."

The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.24.14

21 minutes agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you'll even share with them something that they might have missed.

The Squad (Blu-ray)

22 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "There is a ton of interest in the cross of war film and horror movie."

Luke Evans to Star in Action-Thriller Free Fire

24 minutes agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Although we mentioned his tenuous involvement in the The Crow remake this morning, it's time we focus on another movie he is attached to, namely the action-thriller Free Fire from his High-Rise director Ben Wheatley and Protagonist Pictures.

James Franco's 'Zeroville' Lands Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen & Ton More

24 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : First Showing

In case you hadn't heard, James Franco is directing and starring in an adaptation of Zeroville, the 2007 novel of the same name by Steve Erickson. The story follows a naive, alienated young man who moves to Hollywood in the 1960s, driven...Show More Summary

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (Blu-ray)

25 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "Not a film suffering from the problem of being a great story but a bad documentary."

The Wonder Woman Movie Is Going To Make History, Here's How

Movie fans have been rallying for a female-fronted superhero movie. Yet even though Marvel had Black Widow locked and loaded, and Scarlett Johannson totally game, the studio dragged its feet. Now DC is looking to beat Marvel to it, bringing us Wonder Woman with Gal Gadot in 2017. Show More Summary

‘The Crow’ Reboot to Shoot in Early 2015

28 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

With Devil’s Night just around the corner, now seems as good a time as any to check on The Crow reboot that’s been brewing for the past couple of years. In a recent interview, producer Ed Pressman revealed that the revenge thriller (which he describes as the “anti-Spider-Man”) was aiming to shoot early next year. Show More Summary

We are the Best!

28 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "Equal parts coming-of-age story and band-on-the-rise movie, and those equal parts are the best parts."

The Young Savages (1961) (Blu-ray)

31 minutes agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Bill Gibron Quote: "For every moment of meaningful drama, there's a lot of droning speeches to "suffer" through."

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