‘Premature’ Trailer: Rashaad Ernesto Green’s Luminous New York-Set Romance

As the Sundance Film Festival kicks into high gear, one of last year’s breakout films is finally poised to reach winder audiences. A New York-set love story that introduced a fresh-faced talent in poet and actress Zora Howard, who also co-wrote the screenplay, “Premature” is the second feature film from “Gun Hill Road” director Rashaad

Jim Carrey Is Done with Donald Trump, Turns Artistic Energy to ‘Great Art’ Like ‘Parasite’

Jim Carrey is trying to focus on the positive in 2020, and to do so, the actor and artist is moving on from one of his ugliest muses: President Donald J. Trump. “Between the parts I’m playing and what’s actually occurring in my life, it’s really extraordinary,” Carrey said in an interview with IndieWire. “Well,

Quentin Tarantino finally made his hangout movie—and it gets better the more you hang with it

In honor of the fast-approaching 92nd Academy Awards, airing Sunday, February 9, Film Club is taking a break from covering this week’s film releases (do we really need to cover The Gentlemen?) to look back at the Best Picture nominees we didn’t cover last year. First up, our critics A.A. Dowd and Katie Rife discuss…

Things We Saw Today: The Star Wars: The Clone Wars Final Season Trailer is HERE!

Did you think we could really be “done” with Star Wars? Ha! Never. Before we’re even done savoring The Mandalorian and with the corpse of the Skywalker saga barely cold down in the chasm into which it fell (too dark?), we’re back with the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. And wow—it looks

Sundance 2020: Documentaries and Docuseries Are Among the Hottest Buys For Streamers

As the 2020 Sundance Film Festival readies to open Thursday, some of the biggest buzz is surrounding documentary titles, as mainstream audiences continue their hunger for high-quality nonfiction stories. Propelled by a parade of true-crime podcasts like “Serial,” documentaries like “Free Solo,” and bingeable series like Netflix’s 13-part “The Staircase,” there’s never been a better

‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’ Review: Comedy Central Series Is as Awkward as Its Title

One year since the final season of “Broad City” debuted, Comedy Central is releasing its heir apparent. “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” makes a few tweaks to the formula, including a singular borough (rather than Queens and Brooklyn), a singular lead (Awkwafina steps in for the double act of Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson), and

Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Dockery, and Henry Golding on the value of modesty

As the stars of The Gentlemen, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Dockery, and Henry Golding know a little something about manners. As criminals wrapped in designer suiting, the trio weave their way through both British aristocracy and weed hothouses with aplomb, all while trying to one-up each other in the brains… Read more… Source link

Let’s Fall Down the Rabbit Hole of Dispatches From Elsewhere

Jason Segel spent the 2000s as part of the ensemble of the hit series How I Met Your Mother, in addition to becoming an Apatow staple with hit films like I Love You, Man and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Now, he returns to television in a twisty new anthology series he created titled Dispatches From Elsewhere.

It was worth the decade-long wait for Jia Zhangke’s portrait of Shanghai, I Wish I Knew

I Wish I Knew, a 2010 documentary shot in Shanghai, closes with two starkly contrasting views: one from the observation deck of the Shanghai World Financial Center (the highest in the world at the time of filming), the other from a nondescript railcar in transit. These images, both concerned with development, are… Read more… Source

Hugo Weaving Says It’s Unfortunate He’s Sitting Out ‘Matrix 4’ Due to Scheduling Conflict

Warner Bros.’ official announcement about the next “Matrix” sequel (the film is untitled but will be the fourth feature in the franchise) included confirmation that series stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss would be returning to their iconic roles. A “Matrix” film would be nothing without the involvement of Neo and Trinity in some capacity.