After the franchise flop-fest culminating in Terminator: Genisys, James Cameron is returning to the Terminator franchise to oversee an all-new trilogy of films that would give a proper ending to the Humanity vs. Skynet conflict. We've now learned that another very important piece of the Terminator puzzle is returning. Ladies and Gentlemen, Linda Hamilton—A.K.A. the OG Sarah Connor—is back!Read More
2.5 out of 5 stars
The narrative unearths the deep friendship shared between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and her Indian advisor Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal).Read More
Netflix and Marvel released a full trailer for the upcoming Punisher series, and it is A Lot.Read More
Back in May, Jimmy Kimmel made an impassioned plea, after his newborn's heart surgery, that Republicans actually work to improve health care in their quest to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, rather than making things worse. This eventually resulted in Senator Bill Cassidy going on Kimmel's show (and news programs) and saying that any health care bill must pass the "Jimmy Kimmel Test" to garner his support.Read More
A low bar, but still.
Yesterday, the Tomb Raider movie reboot, following 2013's popular Tomb Raider game reboot, got its first official poster, and it left a lot of people wondering why they didn't draw more inspiration from the game—and also about the Photoshop skills of whoever made it. Now, the first trailer has made its debut, and it definitely feels a lot closer to the game.Read More
Team Bobby: Steve Carell and the Battle of the Sexes Team Examine Bobby Riggs, the “Benign Self-Promoter”
Yesterday, I brought you Part 1—A.K.A. the "Team Billie Jean" session—of the Battle of the Sexes press conference this weekend. Today, it's "Team Bobby's" turn, as members of the cast and crew, led by Steve Carell, and directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, talk about the complex figure who is former tennis pro, Bobby Riggs.Read More
Apparently, Darren Aronofsky has said of his film mother! that it's an allegory for his views on environmentalism. I know this, because after I saw the film, I looked it up. Looking back at the film after reading that, I can certainly see how that is the case, and the film works well that way. However, that's not at all the first allegorical leap I made when watching it.Read More
November Criminals Trailer Would Be Incredible Commentary If It Were Satire & Not Plain Old White Savior Garbage
Black people's stories are still being told–and then retold, rewarded and celebrated in adaptation–without black characters at their center. It's still seen as perfectly acceptable, or even preferable, to filter these stories through the lens of the peripheral white experience.Read More
Visit Xena, Warrior Island.
"From the studio known for confusing length with depth, complexity with intelligence, and self-absorbed downers with heroism, the DCEU pulls off its biggest success by ... not doing those things."Read More
Twitter canon is the best canon.
When BoJack Horseman's fourth season premiered on Netflix earlier this month, the character's Twitter account spent a few days responding to pretty much everyone discussing the show online. This included Luc Baghadoust, the producer of DONTNOD's Life Is Strange. Clearly, he's a fan.Read More
It's apparently gotten to the point that trailer releases are as big a deal as film releases. At least, that's what you'd think from the level of secrecy Disney/Lucasfilm have surrounding every single marketing move. Not even Mark Hamill being Luke Skywalker leaves him exempt from the consequences of the Mouse House.Read More
Team Billie Jean: Emma Stone and the Battle of the Sexes Cast Pay Tribute to a “Strong, Powerful Woman With a Message”
Starring Emma Stone in the role of tennis legend Billie Jean King, and Steve Carell in the role of Bobby Riggs, Battle of the Sexes is as inspiring as the woman upon whose life it's based.Read More
4 out of 5 orange velvet suits.
In Kingsman: The Golden Circle, our British heroes find themselves fighting alongside their American counterparts, and the resulting film is American-sized—that is, super-sized: everything here is bigger, louder, brasher, more political, more expensive, more violent. And if you were a fan of the original Kingsman, you know that this is a tall order to fill. The movie never flinches, though you might.Read More
Thor: Ragnarok is delightfully, unabashedly '80s-inspired, but no one is going to actually confuse it for a movie made during out childhoods—at least, they weren't until Nerdist just got through with it. They've taken the footage from the movie that we've seen so far and made it look like a preview you fast-forwarded through a few too many times on an old VHS tape of Labyrinth.Read More
Consider this review your spoiler-free trigger warning.Read More
"Framing Strong Women" refers to the show as "a masterclass in using audiovisual techniques like framing, color, music, flashbacks and voiceover to express what characters are thinking and feeling."Read More
There’s a chill in the air. The wind is picking up. You’re ready to get your favorite sweater out at last. That’s right, it’s finally fall! After a long and very (VERY) hot summer, the days are getting shorter and it’s time to get in the mood for the season. And what better way than some movies and television that ate the pop culture equivalent of curling up something spicy and warm on a rainy day.Read More
One of the most random moments of Emmys 2017 was definitely Actual Sean Spicer coming out on stage a la Melissa McCarthy, complete with rolling podium, and being the punchline to a joke set up by Stephen Colbert. This moment definitely elicited some mixed reactions, both from the audience in the auditorium, and the viewing audience at home.Read More
Riz Ahmed Becomes First South Asian Man to Win an Acting Emmy In An Evening of History-Making Awesomeness
Riz Ahmed became the first South Asian man to win an Emmy Award in an acting category!Read More
The Good Omens TV series, adapted from Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's novel, is getting ever further into production, with photos of the first episode's readthrough and David Tennant and Michael Sheen's new hair hitting the internet last week. We also got some additional casting news, but today has brought us the first full look at the lead actors in their roles.Read More