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A whistleblower movie isn’t an obvious fit for Todd Haynes. That’s why he made Dark Waters.

A whistleblower movie isn’t an obvious fit for Todd Haynes. That’s why he made...

Dark Waters isn’t your typical Todd Haynes movie. The director of a varied array of movies like Velvet Goldmine, Far From Heaven, and Carol is known for his pioneering queer cinema and lush, haunting tales of love and fear. A whistleblower drama based on a real-life story — more a work of social realism and…
Not Even Trump’s “Hoaxus Pocus” Merch Can Ruin Our Favorite Halloween Movie

Not Even Trump’s “Hoaxus Pocus” Merch Can Ruin Our Favorite Halloween Movie

"As one of the creators of Hocus Pocus, I am disgusted by this putrid act of evasion," Mick Garris  tweeted Monday. "This is the worst president in our history, and I object in every way his attempt to co-opt, no matter how poorly, our creation. Leave our witches alone, oh Evil One."
Parasite Is The Wildest, Most Thrilling Movie Of The Year

Parasite Is The Wildest, Most Thrilling Movie Of The Year

In a perfect world, you’d go into this movie knowing absolutely nothing about it. And yet, it’s been hard to escape the hype around Parasite, ever since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May. And I’ll admit, I was skeptical. A movie that sustains a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating after over 100 reviews,…
NYFF 2019: New York Film Festival news and movie reviews

NYFF 2019: New York Film Festival news and movie reviews

For New York City’s movie lovers, the annual New York Film Festival is a highly anticipated chance to watch some of the year’s best films, listen to Q&As with filmmakers and stars, and enjoy the company of other cinephiles. Hosted by Film at Lincoln Center, the NYFF includes world and New York premieres along with…
Watch The Gripping First Trailer For Kerry Washington’s New Netflix Movie Right Now

Watch The Gripping First Trailer For Kerry Washington’s New Netflix Movie Right Now

Netflix's adaptation brings back the original cast from the Broadway play, led by Washington and including Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee. Taking place in a South Florida police station, American Son closely examines race by following the story of a mother (Washington) determined to find her missing son from four different perspectives.
Every Major Returning & New Cast Member In 2019’s Downton Abbey Movie

Every Major Returning & New Cast Member In 2019’s Downton Abbey Movie

How many times in the last three years have you longed for the good old days? Don't fret, we’re referring to the days when Downton Abbey was still on the air, naturally. Well, ge read to thank the lord (by which we mean creator Julian Fellowes). The hole that the entire upstairs and downstairs Downton…
Tall Girl Director  Nzingha Stewart Is Already Over The Movie’s Backlash

Tall Girl Director Nzingha Stewart Is Already Over The Movie’s Backlash

“It has been! You have to be a shark and just keep moving. If there’s a disappointment over here on your left, just keep moving. You can get in your own head and think, This is so difficult. This will take forever. Now that it’s happening, now that I did make the feature and have…
Hustlers director Lorene Scafaria on making a movie about strippers “from the neck up”

Hustlers director Lorene Scafaria on making a movie about strippers “from the neck up”

On the surface, Hustlers sounds like a cross between a flashy tale of a glamorous strip club and a Robin Hood story. Young stripper Destiny (Constance Wu) becomes close friends with Ramona (Jennifer Lopez), the undisputed queen of a Manhattan club frequented by Wall Street high rollers. But when the 2008 recession hits, the women…
TIFF 2019: Toronto International Film Festival news and movie reviews

TIFF 2019: Toronto International Film Festival news and movie reviews

The glitterati of Hollywood and global cinema — plus hundreds of thousands of moviegoers and members of the press — return to Toronto from September 5 to 15 for one of the biggest annual events on the movie calendar: the Toronto International Film Festival, which most people call by its acronym, TIFF. TIFF marks the…
Why Universal Pictures pulled its upcoming horror movie The Hunt

Why Universal Pictures pulled its upcoming horror movie The Hunt

Universal Pictures has pulled the release of The Hunt, which was scheduled to come out September 27. In a statement on the movie’s website, the studio said that this is not “the right time” for the film to be released, especially considering the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. Marketing for the…

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