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"Jojo Rabbit" Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

“Jojo Rabbit” Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

Jojo Rabbit aims to tackle the difficult subject matter blind devotion and a coming-of-age film with grace and comedic flair that just works. Director: Taika Waititi Summary: A young boy in Hitler’s army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. The coming-of-age story paired with the imaginary friend trope is […]

Fox Searchlight Films Will Get Released In Theaters

Fox Searchlight Films Will Get Released In Theaters

During a recent roundtable with The Hollywood Reporter, Disney’s Alan Horn took some time to speak about the future of Fox Searchlight Pictures. Much has been said recently with the Fox acquisition with speculation that their films could go straight to Hulu rather than Disney+. As recently as early October, Fox Searchlight co-chairs Stephan Gilula and Nancy […]

Jojo Rabbit Shouldn't Be A Problematic Film For Disney

“Jojo Rabbit” Isn’t A Problem For Disney

Shortly before the world premiere of Jojo Rabbit took place in Toronto, it was reported that Disney executives were worried about the film. It turns out that there was nothing here to worry about according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comments from Fox Searchlight co-chairs Stephan Gilula and Nancy Utley came during a panel celebrating […]

Jojo Rabbit Shouldn't Be A Problematic Film For Disney

“Jojo Rabbit” Shouldn’t Be a Problematic Film for Disney

Recent reports suggest that Disney is concerned about Taika Waititi‘s edgy anti-hate satire, Jojo Rabbit, being distributed by Fox Searchlight. Financially speaking, some of Fox’s films have been disappointments. Understandably, one can understand this could lead to frustration. Fox Searchlight is an indie film label so their films aren’t going to set the box office […]

“Ready or Not” Trailer: Hide and Seek Gone Gory

“Ready or Not” Trailer: Hide and Seek Gone Gory

If you like your children’s games to go medieval extremes, you’re in luck, because the players in Ready or Not take their game of Hide and Seek seriously. In the spirit of films like Hostel, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and the Saw franchise, the story follows bride Grace (Samantha Weaving), who finds herself consummating her marriage […]


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Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins Chat ‘Tolkien’ and First Encountering Middle Earth

We are even more excited for Fox Searchlight’s upcoming JRR Tolkien biopic film after chatting with some of the stars during WonderCon 2019, and this new Toklien featurette only adds to the anticipation. Nicholas Hoult (who plays J. R. R. Tolkien in the film) chats with Lily Collins (who plays Tolkien’s wife and muse Edith […]

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Fox Searchlight Releases Second Trailer for ‘Tolkien’ Starring Nicholas Holt

Last month, Fox Searchlight released the first trailer for their upcoming “Lord of the Rings” author J R R Tolkien biopic, Tolkien. It stars Nicholas Hoult as the man who creates Middle Earth, and it looks pretty freaking great. Just this morning, a second trailer was released for the film: Dome Karukosk is directing the film, which will reportedly […]

FOX Searchlight Releases First Teaser Trailer for ‘Tolkien’

Fox Searchlight has released a first-look teaser trailer for their upcoming Tolkien film, starring Nicholas Hoult as “Lord of the Rings” author J. R. R. Tolkien, and Lilly Collins as Tolkien’s wife, Edith Bratt. Dome Karukosk is directing the film, which will reportedly follow J. R. R.’s time as a student obsessive about language and an outsider who searched for belonging. He found […]

Wanna See Nicholas Hoult as J.R.R. Tolkien in Biopic ‘Tolkien’?

We’re pretty excited to get a glimpse of Nicholas Hoult as The Hobbit, Lord of The Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien in the upcoming Fox Searchlight biopic, Tolkien. After being announced some time ago, updates were few and far between for the project. Earlier this month, Fox Searchlight finally shared a release date for the film, and today […]

‘Tolkien’ Biopic Starring Nicholas Hoult Finally Gets a Release Date

We are thrilled to report that Fox Searchlight’s JRR Tolkien biopic Tolkien finally has a release date! Starring Nicholas Hoult as Tolkien, the film will explore the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love, and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, […]

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Keri Russell May Be Joining Guillermo del Toro’s Thriller ‘Antlers’

Emmy nominated actress Keri Russell may be joining a film with FOX Searchlight that’s being produced by Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed earlier rumors today that Russell has entered into negotiations to appear in Antlers, a supernatural horror thriller written by Nick Antosca and Henry Chaisson.  Scott Cooper is directing the film, and it sounds like a […]

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Taika Waititi World War II Film ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Gains Sam Rockwell

Oscar-winning actor Sam Rockwell will be joining Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi‘s upcoming World War II satirical farce film, Jojo Rabbit. We know, that’s a lot to take in from a single sentence. The FOX Searchlight film will center on a young boy named Jojo, who really wants to be part of the Hitler Youth and whose imaginary friend is […]

Super Troopers 2 Definitely Embraces Their 420 Release Date

The long awaited sequel to Broken Lizard’s cult hit Super Troopers is finally here! On Friday 4.20 no less… To those who don’t know the date is generally celebrated amongst cannabis consuming culture as a high (pun intended) holiday of sorts. It made it a perfect match for this crowd funded film, which once again follows […]

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Bob Iger Says No Plans to Change Fox Searchlight After Disney’s Fox Acquisition

My personal biggest concern with the Disney acquisition of FOX and its assets was how the shakeup would affect Fox Searchlight. Sure, there are several other issues (monopoly, anyone?) that can and will stem from such a large business deal, but Searchlight was the big one for the film division. The Fox Searchlight studio prides […]

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Tonight’s Golden Globes Winner Roundup: Fox Searchlight Leads Studio Pack

The era of film and TV has changed, and it looks like once again the streaming services cannot be ignored as a force to be reckoned with at tonight’s 75th Annual Golden Globes. The ceremony tonight was far from a somber one, even though most of the guests wore black. Maybe you heard about the […]

‘The Shape Of Water’ Red Band Trailer Highlights Doug Jones’ ‘The Asset’

With anticipation and awards buzz growing out of its incredibly well-received screening at the Venice Film Festival, Fox Searchlight released a new red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-drama The Shape of Water.  Unlike previous trailers, this time we get a much better look at Doug Jones‘ mysterious aquatic “Asset” and how he serves as […]

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Broken Lizard’s Super Troopers 2 Gets A Release Date

Broken Lizard is coming back, with a sequel to their 2001 comedy Super Troopers. Fox Searchlight has scheduled Super Troopers 2 to hit theaters on April 20th, 2018. Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske are returning to writer and star. Chandrasekhar will be helming the sequel as he did […]

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4 New HQ Images From Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘The Shape Of Water’

We live in a world where Guillermo del Toro is making another original movie, and that means maybe there is some hope for the world. Del Toro is one of those talents that everyone is going to look back on and seethe that movie audiences didn’t flock to the theaters to see his brilliant films. […]

New Trailer For ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ Gets Us To Love A Bear

There are some things in pop culture that just hit at the right moment. They are the movie or book or music that the world needed in that moment in time to make everything feel a little better. In the new trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin we see another example of that as we learn […]