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Fantastic Fest 2017 Preview: 'The Square,' 'Five Fingers For Marseilles,' 'Anna and the Apocalypse' and More

Known as a launch pad for fright flicks, sci-fi adventures, thrillers, intense dramas and all types of weird comedies from the U.S. and abroad, Fantastic Fest kicks off tonight in Austin, Texas. Here's a preview of what's on tap.   The Wild, the West, the Women, the Rap Battle Let's start with ...

'Star Wars' Buzz: See Ron Howard's Han Solo Images

Back in June, we heard that there had been a changing of the guard in the world of new Star Wars movies. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the Han Solo spin-off movie and were replaced by Ron Howard. Actor turned filmmaker Howard directed his first movie, Grand Theft Auto, 40 years ago ...

Movie News: Gal Gadot Touted for Bradley Cooper's 'Deeper'; New 'New Mutants' Premise Details Revealed

Deeper: Gal Gadot is in early talks to join Deeper. Bradley Cooper is already set to star as a disgraced former astronaut who ends up in a fight with mysterious forces in a very deep, newly-discovered oceanic trench. Max Landis wrote the original script and Kornel Mundruczo will direct.   New ...

Today in Movie Culture: Watch Alicia Vikander Become Lara Croft, 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' vs. 'IT' and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Behind the Scenes Video of the Day: You've seen the new trailer for Lara Croft, now see how Alicia Vikander became the iconic video game character:   Fake Behind the Scenes Movie of the Day: The Lego Ninjago Movie also has ...

'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Eyed for Live-Action 'Akira'

Earlier this year, Jordan Peele was under consideration to direct Warner Bros.' Akira, the long-brewing live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga series about a biker gang and psychic powers. The series was adapted into an animated movie in 1988 . Instead, Peele signed a two-year deal with ...

Linda Hamilton to Return to 'The Terminator' Franchise

Movies have the wonderful ability to bring favorite characters back to life. Even many years later, it was nothing but pure joy when we saw Han Solo and Chewbacca board the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, later joined on screen by Leia Organa and -- spoiler! -- Luke Skywalker . ...

Movie News: Matt Damon to Star in 'Charlatan'; 'The Croods 2' Nabs New Release Date

Charlatan: Matt Damon will star as a doctor turned con man in Charlatan. It's based on a book by Pope Brock, first published in 2008, that told the true story of a medical doctor in Kansas who fooled his patients into believing he had found a cure for impotence. Brian Koppelman and David Levien will ...

Watch Alicia Vikander in First 'Tomb Raider' Trailer

In a screen career that began in 2002, Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander has already appeared in a wide variety of roles, including supporting performances in the action movies The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and Jason Bourne. Her role in the upcoming Tomb Raider, however, will likely see her reach a ...

Today in Movie Culture: The Many Deaths of Marty McFly, 'The Princess Bride' Trivia and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Fan Theory of the Day: Remember all the times Marty McFly dies in the Back to the Future movies? Cracked presents a theory that it's all there in the background:   Fan-Made Poster of the Day: Vin Diesel shared this fan-made ...

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' Sails Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Wonder Woman The Big ...

Movie News: See Josh Brolin in New 'Deadpool 2' Photo; The Scene in 'It' That Scared Stephen King

Deadpool 2: Josh Brolin shared a very intense photo in black and white from Deadpool 2 . His character, Cable, is evidently having a bad day; one commenter suggested that Cable might be suffering from techno-organic virus, which refers to an affliction suffered by Cable in Marvel comic books. ...

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Buzz: Is the Sequel Better Than the Original?

Reviews for Kingsman: The Golden Circle have arrived, and the sequel seems almost equal in its praise to the original. Released in 2015, Kingsman: The Secret Service has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 74%. So far, with 29 reviews accounted for,The Golden Circle is slightly under that with a positive ...

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' vs. 'Independence Day,' Retro 'Thor: Ragnarok' Trailer and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Mashup of the Day: Who wouldn't like to see Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum in a Star Wars movie? This perfect mashup with Independence Day from PistolShrimps makes it happen:   Trailer Remake of the Day: Speaking of Jeff ...

Is 'mother!' a Masterpiece or a Mess? Fans and Critics Sound Off

Moviegoers might not be in agreement about Darren Aronofsky's mother!, but polarization is a popular topic for conversation. The new thriller, which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a couple dealing with unwanted houseguests in their remote country home, received an F grade from opening ...

'It' Buzz: Pennywise Actor Describes Deleted Scene

Bill Skarsgard stars as the terrifying villain known as Pennywise the Clown in It. Recently he talked to Variety about a scene that was cut from the smash hit movie. Skarsgard says: “There was a scene we shot that was a flashback from the 1600s, before Pennywise . The scene turned out really, ...

Movie News: Harry Dean Stanton Passes Away at 91; Watch Final 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Trailer

Harry Dean Stanton: Known for a rich variety of roles in a busy career that stretched back to 1954, Harry Dean Stanton has passed away. He was 91. He first gained wide attention for a supporting role in Cool Hand Luke, becoming a notable presence later for his turns in Alien , Escape From New York, ...

Box Office Report: No Challenges For 'It' As Audiences Expectedly Reject 'mother!'

Here's your estimated 3-day box office returns : 1. It - $60.0 million 2. American Assassin - $14.8 million 3. mother! - $7.5 million 4. Home Again - $5.3 million 5. The Hitman’s Bodyguard - $3.5 million 6. Annabelle: Creation - $2.6 million 7. Wind River - $2.5 ...

The Week in Movie News: Here's What You Need to Know

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars IX: Following the departure of Colin Trevorrow as the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, Lucasfilm announced the return of The Force Awakens helmer J.J. Abrams. Due to the changeup, ...

Today in Movie Culture: Spike Jonze's New Live Dance Film, John Carpenter's New 'Christine' Music Video and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Short Film of the Day: Spike Jonze filmed part of a new short dance film starring Mia Wasikowska and Lakeith Stanfield on The Tonight Show:   Music Video of the Day: John Carpenter revisits and pays tribute to his ...

Jamie Lee Curtis to Star in New 'Halloween'

Earlier this year, we heard that Danny McBride and David Gordon Green had been tapped to create a new version of Halloween. Now comes word that Jamie Lee Curtis will star as the character she first played in John Carpenter's original horror thriller. Curtis will reprise "her iconic role as Laurie ...

Matthew Vaughn Hints at Directing 'Man of Steel 2'

As Justice League draws closer to its theatrical release on November 17, it's natural that curiosity about the main characters and their next adventures has increased. We know that Aquaman, Wonder Woman 2 and Cyborg have all been slated for release in the next few years and that The Batman and ...

Comics on Film: What Green Lantern Brings to the Justice League

  We're now just over two months away from the theatrical arrival of Justice League, Warner Bros.' potentially most ambitious DC Comics-based film ever attempted. Uniting Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg , the heaviest hitters in modern DC Comics lore are all hitting the big ...

'It' Director's Cut on Its Way

Even before Andy Muschietti's big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's It made its way to the big screen, we heard that certain scenes had been cut for budgetary reasons. Muschietti suggested that at least two of those scenes might be filmed for the planned sequel. Of course, the next installment has ...