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Who the heck has magical powers in 'Game of Thrones'

The world looks real enough, alright but lurking behind the realistic façade of “Game of Thrones” is a whole wild world of magic — so much so that its getting pretty hard to keep track of who has magical powers and who doesn’t. Metro has a guide to help you figure it out...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 2:15pm

Harry Styles in 'Dunkirk' vs. Rihanna in 'Valerian': Who's better?

This weekend brings us something rare these days: three new original mainstream movies, none of them tied to a deathless franchise! But there’s more: two of them feature key supporting roles filled by titanic pop stars. Pay attention and you may not miss Harry Styles in “Dunkirk,...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 2:06pm

Abby Quinn on going back to the '90s with 'Landline'

Not every actor’s big break involves playing Jenny Slate’s sister. For her first major movie, the comedy-drama “Landline,” Abby Quinn plays Ali, the teen daughter in a Brooklyn family. Ali and her older sibling Dana (Slate) find out their father (John Turturro) is cheating...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:48pm

'Wonderstruck' trailer is here for all those Todd Haynes superfans

Among the snoots, the snobs, the erudite Ivory Tower dwellers (Hi! We’re one of them!), a new film from Todd Haynes is our forthcoming Marvel or “Star Wars” movie. So get ready to squee, rabid cinephiles, because the trailer for “Wonderstruck” — the...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 8:13am

Every spoiler in Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk'

You may think you know what happens in Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk.” Maybe you read the Wikipedia page on the Battle of Dunkirk. (Maybe you even — gasp — read a book on it.) It’s no spoiler to say that the evacuation of 400,000 English soldiers from...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:33pm

All the TV series premiering in August

“The Sinner,” USA (Aug. 2) In “The Sinner,” Jessica Biel plays the role of a young mother named Cora, who commits a heinous murder but can’t remember what her motivation was. Sure! The actress — who lest you forget is most famous for a starring role in the...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 4:27pm

'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' is no 'The Fifth Element'

‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ Director: Luc Besson Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne Rating: PG-13 3 (out of 5) Globes In 1997, the summer movie season was considerably weirded up by a pricey sci-fi extravaganza called “The Fifth Element.” To...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 1:37pm

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' trailer suggests Pedro Pascal will steal it

“It’s very American.” “Heh heh. F— yeah!” So ends the second trailer for “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” The original, from 2014, was the kind of hit that made money but not enough to necessarily afford a sequel. But it’s been very popular on...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 1:16pm

How Charlize Theron turned into a badass action god

In “Atomic Blonde,” Charlize Theron smashes a guy in the face with a hot plate. She pummels a baddie silly with the heel of her shoe. She slings a rope around a poor dude’s neck. She then takes the end of that rope, leaps off a building, and swings herself to safety as the noose...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:05pm

The boys from 'Dunkirk' tell you how crazy it was to make

War is hell. Making “Dunkirk” wasn’t hell, but it wasn’t a walk in the park. The latest from Christopher Nolan is an immersive, intense film about the aftermath of the World War II battle, which ended with 400,000 English soldiers needing to be evacuated from a beach in...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:42am

Hasbro will now include Rey in 'Star Wars' Monopoly, finally

It took a baffling 18 months, but Hasbro has finally cried uncle and agreed to include a Rey character in their “Star Wars” Monopoly game. Why the toy company snubbed the lead character of the “The Force Awakens” is a mystery for the ages. Or maybe not: Rey is a girl after...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:31am

New seasons of ‘Batman,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ and more are coming from Telltale Games

Rejoice, video gamers! Telltale Games has released a summer 2017 video update announcing new seasons for three of their hit series: “Batman,” “The Walking Dead” and “The Wolf Among Us.” Smart move, considering there are mere days before the start of San Diego...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 4:29pm

Which one is Kylie Jenner, and which one is her wax figure?

Kylie Jenner — a 19-year-old that literally has her own TV show about how hard it is to be rich and famous — attended the unveiling of her wax figure in Hollywood on Tuesday night. That’s right. The people at Madame Tussauds were like, who should we make a wax figure of now?...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 3:52pm

In praise of Euron Greyjoy

Euron Greyjoy only had a few minutes worth of screen time in Sunday’s premiere of “Game of Thrones.” But oh boy, those few minutes were worth it. Greyjoy is poised to be a major villain towards the end of the series. And if he partners up with Cersei, like he wants to, you can...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:45pm

Christopher Nolan on why he cast Harry Styles in 'Dunkirk'

With “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan wants you to feel like you’re really there. The latest from the acclaimed and highly successful filmmaker is a World War II epic, dropping us into the aftermath of the Battle of Dunkirk, in which 400,000 English soldiers were trapped on a beach in...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:38pm

Charlize Theron says sex scenes with women can be easier

Charlize Theron kissed a girl, and she liked it. The actress has been doing the rounds in anticipation of “Atomic Blonde,” her Cold War-era action movie in which she plays an English spy sent to bust up an espionage ring in 1989 Berlin. One thing everyone has been asking her about is...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:32pm

Good job 'Game of Thrones' fans, you stopped watching porn for an hour

Good job guys, it looks like a few of you managed to peel your eyes away from watching internet porn watching long enough to watch the hour-long Game of Thrones season 7 premiere on Sunday. Give yourselves a pat on the back. It turns out if there’s anything that can distract people from...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

Every Disney movie being released between now and 2021

Grab the popcorn and set your seat to recline — Disney has a whole lot of movies coming out between now and 2021 and Metro is giving you the sneak peek. 2017 Disney movie new releases “Cars 3” — The third in the “Cars” series premiered on July 16. “Thor...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:04pm

'The Shape of Water' trailer boasts a cool creature AND Michael Shannon

Guillermo del Toro has gifted the world with so many strange and fantastical creatures he scored his own exhibit at LACMA last year. And we’re about to get another one. In “The Shape of Water,” arriving in December, we get to meet the one credited right now as simply “the...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:54am

Finn Wittrock talks 'Landline' and how he reacted to 'La La Land''s Oscar night

Remember the ’90s? Finn Wittrock sort of does. The actor is 32, meaning he was only an adolescent in 1995, which is when his new movie, “Landline” — the latest from the team that made “Obvious Child” — takes place. It’s a fun backdrop for a very funny...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 4:30pm