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“Ab Tak Chhappan 2.”… A needless sequel that feels like a relic from another age

Spoilers ahead… News is just out that they’re planning a sequel to Blade Runner, which was released in 1982. So as belated follow-ups go, Ab Tak Chhappan 2 isn’t all that belated. Still, the decision to add another chapter to Shimit Amin’s 2004 film (this one is directed by Aejaz Gulab) is a curious one. […]

“Kaaki Sattai”… Heavyweight film for lightweight hero

Spoilers ahead… Sivakarthikeyan’s star is on the rise, so you can’t just cut to him in the midst of a scene in your movie. But he doesn’t have that larger-than-life image – not yet, anyway – and he’s still known more as a comedian. How, then, to plan the hero-introduction shot? In Kaaki Sattai, the […]

Eddie Redmayne Becomes a Woman in 'Danish Girl' Photo

Oscar winning actor Eddie Redmayne takes on the role of Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe, the first person to undergo sexual reassignment surgery. [...]

'Fantastic Four': Miles Teller on Mr. Fantastic's Powers

Miles Teller compares his Mister Fantastic to a teenage boy experiencing puberty in the 'Fantastic Four' reboot. [...]

What Suicide Squad Will Borrow From The Dark Knight

No jokes. It was a mandate we had heard about the developing DC Cinematic Universe, and it's one that flies in stark contrast (get it?) to the lighter movies of Marvel. Yet, David Ayer's Suicide Squad is going to have a Joker (in Jared Leto), and the maniacal Harley Quinn (in Margot Robbie). Show More Summary

A Guide Takes You On a Tour of His Heartbreak in This Sweet Short Film

When the tour guide is talking about romance, building a foundation that will last forever and wedding cakes, is he talking about Rome or his own failed love life? That’s the parallel set up in Nicola Sersale’s Il Tour di Davide. There’s isn’t a cynical bone in this short film’s body. Show More Summary

Pacific Rim Writer Travis Beacham Wants to Make a Teslapunk Fantasy Movie About Celtic Mythology

All of the things in that headline sound great. Normally I try to steer clear of stories where Writer/Director/Actor X wants to make Movie Y because wish-fulfillment is not the same as announcing a genuine project, but in the case of Travis Beacham and The Curiosity, things are a little different. Show More Summary

Newswire: Neill Blomkamp admits he “fucked up” Elysium

Proving that Alien is now in the hands of someone with more self-awareness than its sister franchise, Neill Blomkamp told Uproxx that he remains bothered by the feeling that he “fucked [Elysium] up.” Blomkamp, newly confirmed as theShow More Summary

Newswire: Rosamund Pike to star opposite Christian Bale in first Travis McGee movie

Rosamund Pike is in talks to star opposite Christian Bale in that previously announced adaptation of The Deep Blue Good-by, according to Variety. The upcoming film is based on a 1964 John D. MacDonald novel, and it stars Bale as Travis...Show More Summary

Harrison Ford Officially Returns to 'Blade Runner,' New Director Named

It's a good day to be a replicant: "Blade Runner," one of the most beloved and highly influential science fiction films of all time, will finally be getting its long-discussed sequel, set to shoot in the summer of 2016. And what's more...Show More Summary

13 Reasons Why Elizabeth Taylor Is Still the Queen of Hollywood

It's time to raise your glass and rattle your jewelry for a birthday toast to Elizabeth Taylor, who'd have turned 83 on Feb. 27. Though memories of her begin to fade, the legacy of the woman who was perhaps the most beautiful, most popular,...Show More Summary

Fake Movies In Real Movies, The Supercut

ThisnewsupercutfromScreenJunkiescollectsallyourfavoritefakemovieswithinrealmoviesandsmashes‘emrighttogether,supercut-style(I’msogoodatdescriptions).Ihonestlyneverknewwhetherthat“keepthechange,yafilthyanimal”scenefromHomeAlonewasfromShow More Summary

"Wild Canaries": A Manhattan Murder Mystery

Nothing brings a couple back together quite like a murder mystery. Two minds, being better than one, must find a way to put aside long-simmering tensions and jealousies, differences and anxieties, to solve something bigger than the both of them. Show More Summary

The Lazarus Effect

Just before the commencement of the screening of the new horror film "The Lazarus Effect" that I was attending, a woman entered the theater with two small children—maybe 6 and 4 years of age ops. Under normal circumstances, such a spot-on...Show More Summary

The Hunting Ground

Director Kirby Dick & Producer Amy Ziering follow up their award-winning “The Invisible War” with another incendiary, shocking, infuriating masterpiece, “The Hunting Ground.” Again, they tackle an institution that has engendered a climate in which sexual assault has nearly become normalized, an expectation on certain college campuses. Show More Summary

'71

“’71” sets its thriller elements against the backdrop of The Troubles, the 30-year Northern Ireland conflict that also inspired films by Jim Sheridan and Paul Greengrass. Director Yann Demange’s feature film debut merges Greengrass’Show More Summary

The Salvation

A Danish revenge Western starring Mads Mikkelsen, huh? If he credited director were Nicholas Winding Refn, the idea could pass for a “Funny or Die” pastiche. A little bit inside, admittedly—one needs to be a real up-to-the-minute cinephile to get the joke, but it’s pretty…evocative. Show More Summary

My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

I’m a sucker for a great behind-the-scenes moviemaking documentary. “Hearts of Darkness” and “Burden of Dreams” are must-sees, and the first thing I look at when Criterion announces their monthly releases is the list of special features, often as insightful and educational as a great film book or even a lecture in a class. Show More Summary

Everly

Nothing like a trashy, all-hell-breaks-loose onslaught of blood, bullets and babes that borrows inspiration from a recycling bin stuffed with leftovers from ‘60s grindhouse films, Japanese horror, “Kill Bill,” “Saw” and splatter-fest...Show More Summary

Bluebird

The consequences of seemingly innocuous careless moments, he inexorability of fate, and the possibility of grace or just mere reconciliation in the face of disheartening catastrophe: these are the themes of “Bluebird,” the debut feature from writer/director Lance Edmands. Show More Summary

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