Movies

Allison Williams gives the scoop on Netflix's latest bone-chilling thriller 'The Perfection'

Psychological thrillers have always transcended boundaries, taken risks and ultimately strived to completely surprise audiences. Some films take the risks and twists seriously, some lack the luster-- “The Perfection” is certainly not the latter. Netflix’s newest horror masterpiece starring Allison...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:21pm

Jack O'Connell talks "Trial by Fire" and how he feels honored to deliver the film's powerful message

In the early morning hours of December 23, 1991, in the small town of Corsicana, Texas a deadly fire erupted in the home of Cameron Todd Willingham and his family. The blaze killed Willingham's three young daughters, Amber, Karmon and Kameron while Willingham's wife Stacy was at work, and Todd was...

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:49am

Amy Berg and Lauren Greenfield talk women empowerment and breaking the stigma of sexual pleasure

In the era of the Me Too movement, Times Up and the overall empowerment of women there has been a lot of talk about what women don't want. The importance of having your voice heard is paramount, but it's not all about what females don't want in their lives, it can also be about what they do want. K...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 4:57pm

‘Long Shot’ director Jonathan Levine on the hilarious new film’s powerful message

As a society, it is staggering to see how far America still has to go when it comes to gender equality in the workforce, and even when it comes to fairness in the cult of personality that is our political system. No matter how qualified a politician truly is, female candidates face much more...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 2:32pm

'Avengers: Endgame' on pace to crack $300 million in U.S. and Canada opening

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Marvel superhero spectacle "Avengers: Endgame" hauled in a record $60 million at U.S. and Canadian box offices on Thursday night, and distributor Walt Disney Co "cautiously" predicted an unprecedented $300 million weekend debut. That would smash the current opening-weekend...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:30pm

PHOTOS: Celebrities attend 'Avengers: Endgame' premiere in Los Angeles

(Reuters) - Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and other members of the Avengers superhero team on Monday celebrated the final chapter in a 22-movie saga that ranks as the movie industry's highest-grossing franchise of all time. At a lavish premiere in Los Angeles, hundreds of industry VIPs, cast...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 3:48pm

'Charlie Says' director Mary Harron on understanding the Manson Family

One of the most chilling movies to premiere at this year’s TriBeCa Film Festival is the new feature “Charlie Says” that deals with the inner workings of the Manson Family before their infamous murders that brought an end to the spirit of the ’60s. The film stars “Dr. Who” ’s 11th doctor, Matt...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:52am

Joe Berlinger talks Ted Bundy, his new film and how evil can hide in plain sight

When you think of a serial killer, it’s easy to imagine someone who is evil from the inside out. You see images of killers in court with a solemn look in their eyes, sinister grins and sometimes showing absolutely no remorse. Then you look at photos of Ted Bundy when he was undergoing trial, and...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:27pm

In summer movie season, superheroes and a king may set movie records for Disney

(Reuters) - The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records during a summer movie seasonexpected to be dominated by Walt Disney Co. "Avengers: Endgame" from Disney's Marvel Studios...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:01pm

4 Great films to check out at the TriBeCa Film Festival 2019

This Wednesday marks the beginning of the 2019 TriBeCa Film Festival. Every year, the festival showcases some of the best young talents in the film and television industry while hosting special anniversary screenings and thought-provoking talks with legends from both mediums. This year is no...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 9:53am

'All I Can Say' is an immersive view into the life and world of an artist navigating the 1990s

Shannon Hoon, the lead singer of Blind Melon, routinely filmed himself from 1990 to 1995. The footage captures the sum trajectory of Hoon’s career. It begins with his roots in rural Indiana, follows his move to Los Angeles, where he forms Blind Melon, and watches their stars rise as they become...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:55pm

Discussions you need to check out at the TriBeCa Film Festival

While the TriBeCa Film Festival is known for brining fresh new voices in filmmaking to the world, the festival is also known for curating special anniversary screenings and talks around some of the most trailblazing works in both film and television. This year is going to be no different, as...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:38pm

Notoriously known: Iwan Rheon discusses the epic and gritty Mötley Crüe biopic 'The Dirt'

We have a few musicians in our time that are a bit notorious for being, let’s say, larger than life. But none compare to the wildly talented, over-the-top, infamous ’80s rock band- the Mötley Crüe. The LA-based group was formed in the early 1980s and took the world by storm with their antics, music...

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 2:35pm

Zachary Levi and Mark Strong talk about joining the superhero world in DC’s ‘Shazam!’

The number of superheroes in film today makes it a pretty crowded field. Both Marvel and DC have been introducing new characters and interpretations of their comics to a new generation of fans in what is arguably the golden age of superhero films. On April 5, DC will unleash its brand-new entry to...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:40pm

The Kid truly was a family affair

The Kid is a dark movie, packed full of abuse, murder, crime and robbery. Set in 1879, it revolves around Rio (Jake Schur) and Sara (Leila George), a brother and sister running away from their abusive uncle (Chris Pratt), only to encounter the legendary outlaw Billy The Kid (Dane DeHaan) and...

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 3:02pm

Sofia Boutella on Gaspar Noe’s Climax

Gaspar Noe’s Climax is a truly beguiling and increasingly unsettling cinematic delight.  It also perfectly combines the French director’s visual flair and desire to shock and surprise with refreshingly unfettered and unhinged performances from an array of dancers, most of whom had never acted...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:21pm

Chiwetel Ejiofor was 'galvanized' to make his 'inspiring' directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Chiwetel Ejiofor didn’t harbor any serious ambition to write and direct before reading The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. Sure, he’d overseen two short films, but he insists to Metro that these were just made “recreationally,” as he wanted to “learn more about screenwriting and filmmaking.” But as...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 3:22pm

5 unforgettable moments from the 2019 Oscars

From fashion statements to rocking musical performances, the biggest night in Hollywood did not disappoint. While fans weren't sure what to expect from this year's hostless Academy Awards, the ceremony went off without a hitch despite the lack of an emcee. Here are five unforgettable moments from...

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 9:26pm

How Crazy Rich Asians changed the movie industry

2018 was the ultimate proof that diversity in movies isn't just good for society but it is actually profitable, too. Not only did Black Panther become a culture phenomenon, but Crazy Rich Asians basically rejuvenated the romantic comedy genre all on its own.  While its haul of $174.5 million...

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:00am

How Barry Jenkins became the best and most important director in Hollywood

The critical acclaim for If Beale Street Could Talk was such that 3 Academy Award nominations was deemed a disappointing return for Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel.  Especially considering the success of Moonlight, Jenkins’ last film, which was nominated for 8 awards,...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00am