Television writer/producer Stephen Basilone makes his feature film debut with LONG WEEKEND, now playing in movie theaters starring Finn Wittrock and Zoe Chao. Basilone talks about the romantic dramedy, and shooting in Los Angeles.
Join myself and fellow Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) critic Morgan Rojas as we discuss new films premiering on streaming services this weekend, and other recommendations including where to watch two classic titles like THE TRUMAN SHOW (1998) and WEST SIDE STORY (1961).
Makeup artist Mike Marino is currently working in London for Matt Reeves' THE BATMAN production starring Robert Pattinson, Colin Farrell, Zoe Kravitz, Andy Serkis, Jeffrey Wright and others. One of these actors is getting a full on makeover courtesy of Marino who spills the tea about the transformation.
Ruby Rose and Morgan Freeman star in the action-thriller, VANQUISH. In a familiar plot, Freeman kidnaps Rose's daughter to force the former Russian drug courier to do his criminal bidding. A new trailer and poster was released. Watch the new preview and check out the most creative use of guns on the movie's one-sheet.
Tom Kenny and Bill Fagernakke, the voices behind SpongeBob Squarepants series and latest movie, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: ON THE RUN, gush over their costar Keanu Reeves who they never met during the production.
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall's return as Akeem and Semmi in COMING 2 AMERICA became the #1 streaming movie around the globe on Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime Video released a press release stating the movie's massive opening weekend broke records as the most watched movie so far in 2021, and the last 12 months.
Marvel Studio's The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will land on Disney+ March 19, and Marvel has released four new character posters and a new clip featuring Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Emily VanCamp and Daniel Brühl who reprises role as Zemo. Take a look.
Horny teenagers are at the center of Neil Burger's VOYAGER (LIMITLESS, THE ILLUSIONIST). Described as a "Euphoric Sci-Fi Thriller," young people are sent into space to colonize a distant planet but once they uncover the real mission, they rebel. A teaser trailer was released starring Colin Farrell,Tye Sheridan, Johnny Depp's daughter Lily-Rose Depp and Fionn Whitehead (DUNKIRK).
The Hollywood Critics Association streamed the 4th Annual HCA Film Awards Friday night. PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN was the big winner of the night with five awards including winning Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay among others. BIRDS OF PREY received three awards and SOUND OF METAL with two wins. See the full list of winners and honorary awards.
Director Elizabeth Lo took to the streets of Instanbul, Turkey to follow stray dogs who are free to roam cities and rely on the generosity of humans for food. Zeytin is the star of the film as she goes about her business while Elizabeth follows closely behind. We talked to the director about how she went about shooting a dog in motion while following close behind.
The hero and the nemesis in Disney's RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON are both women so director Carlos Lopez Estrada and screenwriter Qui Nguyen discuss hiring a female martial arts choreographer to bring a realistic style to the martial arts fights between the two warriors.
In our weekly "What to Stream" podcast (brought to you by the Hollywood Critics Association), Megan Rojas of Cinemacy, Rama Tampubolon of RamaScreen.com and myself reviewed new movies and series hitting streaming platforms. Watch as we review the following movies.