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'Dolittle' is the World's Penance For Iron Man {REVIEW}

‘Dolittle’ is the World’s Penance For Iron Man {REVIEW}

Dolittle is not a good film. Let’s get that out of the way right off the bat. Mired in development hell and release date changing and everything else bad that comes along with releasing a film, all of those problems are evident onscreen. A new take on the property sees Dolittle (Robert Downey Jr.) and […]

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Apple Lands Untitled M. Night Shyamalan Psychological Thriller Series as Wayward Pines is Cancelled

Riding high off of the unexpected success of the James McAvoy-starrer Split and currently finishing work on combined Split/Unbreakable sequel Glass, M. Night Shyamalan looks to be the next beneficiary of Apple‘s major push into scripted series development. In what’s being described as a “competitive situation” among cable networks and streaming services, the tech company has given […]

La La Land’s Damien Chazelle Lands New Series at Apple

Looks like La La Land’s Damien Chazelle will be stepping out on the town with someone other than Netflix, with the award-winning director/screenwriter/producer receiving a direct-to-series order by Apple for a new dramatic series. While details on the series are still under wraps, Chazelle will write and direct every episode; and serve as executive producer […]

‘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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‘Hidden Figures’ Is So Much Better Than It Has Any Right To Be

Hidden Figures tells the fascinating story of three women who have been overlooked by history with great performances and an easy going confidence that their material is worth it. Title: Hidden Figures Director: Theodore Melfi Summary: Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch […]

Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape Of Water Begins Production

Fox Searchlight announced today that principle photography has commenced on The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro‘s follow-up to last year’s Crimson Peak. The film stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg and frequent del Toro collaborator Doug Jones. “Being supported by this beautiful group of actors and artists, I feel […]

Taraji P. Henson Calculates Launch Trajectory In Hidden Figures Trailer

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe star in the trailer for the upcoming drama Hidden Figures as three African-American women working at NASA in the 1960s. Their mission: put astronaut John Glenn into orbit. But a long the way, they face prejudice, the pressures of their home lives and a nation near the […]

Rumored Details Of Guillermo Del Toro’s Cold War Project Emerge

Back in September, word broke that Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro was working an a new original project said to be an other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. It was also described as “WALL-E meets Splash” at the time. As months went by, Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer were said to […]

Guillermo Del Toro’s New Project Looks To Add Octavia Spencer

According to Variety, actress Octavia Spencer is in talks to join Guillermo del Toro‘s next film. The project, currently untitled, is said to be set in 1963 and combine Cold War tensions with del Toro’s love for magic and what The Hollywood Reporter called an “otherworldly love story.” It is unclear what role Spencer might […]