On this week's Hollywood Critics Association's 'What to Stream," Jana Nagase and Lupe Haas of CineMovie discuss Marvel's first-ever animated series What If...?, Taika Waititi's new series Reservation Dogs, and the latest theatrical releases with FREE GUY, DON'T BREATHE 2 and the Aretha Franklin biopic RESPECT with Jennifer Hudson.
Amazon Prime Video's bonkers superhero drama, The Boys, is up for six five Emmys and the streaming platform is celebrating with 'Seven Super Days' of food giveaways and themed activations in and around Los Angeles starting Friday, August 13. Check out all the locations to find these giveaways.
To celebrate Cantinflas' 110th birthday, Canela TV will begin streaming Mario Moreno Reyes' animated kids show, The Cantinflas Show in a digitally restored format starting on August 12. Get more information about the digitally restored show from Mexico's most beloved comedian/actor and cultural icon.
Fans of the horror-thriller DON'T BREATHE were surprised to hear that the villainous blind man played by Stephen Lang would return in a sequel as the savior of a little girl. Writer/director Rodo Sayagues and writer/producer Fede Alvarez discuss the challenges of taking the villain from the first film and making him empathetic as the hero in the follow-up. The film hits theaters only on August 13.
Actress Paula Garces (On My Block, Harold & Kumar) was inspired to create a Latina comic book character named Aluna for a comic book titled "The World of Aluna" after seeing a lack of representation in graphic novels. After a successful launch, Aluna was incorporated as a video game and is now available on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox. The actress talks about her journey in bringing a Spanish/indigenous character to life, and she gives us some scoop on the fourth season of Netflix's On My Block.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon team up for the first time since GOODWILL HUNTING to write (with Nicole Holofcener) and star in THE LAST DUEL directed by Ridley Scott. Affleck and Damon make drastic changes to their appearance for this Medieval Times period piece. The film also stars Killing Eve's Jodie Comer and Adam Driver.
Lionsgate's action thriller THE PROTÉGÉ boasts a great cast with Maggie Q, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton and Robert Patrick. Directed by veteran action filmmaker Martin Campbell (CASINO ROYALE, THE LEGEND OF ZORRO), THE PROTÉGÉ should deliver with Maggie Q in the lead along with Michael Keaton.
Val Kilmer achieved every actor's dream but tragedy struck in the third act of his life. Kilmer reflects on his life in the new documentary VAL (now streaming Amazon Prime) which features thousands of hours of home videos shot by Kilmer starting from a very young age. VAL features footage from the actor's childhood, from on the sets of his most memorable movies, his personal life, and struggles with throat cancer. His adult children Mercedes and Jack Kilmer talk about working with their father on this project, and directors Ting Poo and Leo Scott discuss what they wanted to portray in the documentary.
Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson and Thandiwe Newton star in the action thriller, REMINISCENCE opening August 20. The premiere will be held in Los Angeles on August 17, and five winners and their guests will attend the red carpet event. Read on to find out how to enter.
CineMovie was lucky enough to visit Cesar Millan's Dog Psychology Center in Santa Clarita where we toured his beautiful center and sat down for an interview. His resort-like campus is designed like a villa, and the animal expert explains why he fashioned it after his homeland. His new National Geographic tv series, Better Human, Better Dog was filmed at the center, and we talk about his process and why humans need more work than their dogs. Watch the video interview below.
Ryan Reynolds and FREE GUY is just what the doctor ordered in these dark times. However, FREE GUY should come with a warning label. "Please wear your mask at all times in FREE GUY" because the whole audience will be laughing their a**es off. The Ryan Reynolds flick will have you smiling from start to finish with its good-natured humor.
Amazon Prime's CINDERELLA has arrived with Camilla Cabello playing Cinderella. In this musical version, Cinderella dreams of it all; her prince and having her own business as a dressmaker. The impressive cast includes Billy Porter as Cinderella's godmother, Idina Menzel as the evil stepmother, Pierce Brosnan as the King, Minnie Driver as the Queen, James Corden as a mouse turned human, and Nicholas Galitzine as the Prince.
Nominations for the 36th annual Imagen Awards were announced, and the nominees include last year's Oscar snub La Llorona, the Walter Mercado Netflix documentary, Selena: The Series, Mayans M.C., and many others. Actors in the running include Jay Hernandez, Rita Moreno, Demian Bichir, Eiza Gonzales, Alicia Braga, Salma Hayek, Anya Taylor Johnson, and Pose'sMJ Rodriguez. The award show honors the best in Latino talent in film, television, and streaming.