Movies

Thor: Ragnarok acted out live might be better than the movie

Hot take: Maybe we've been going about superhero movies all wrong. Superhero movie fans have long been lamenting that destroying New York City over and over again gets boring, and can’t we focus on good actors who bring a humanity to these larger-than-life characters? “The Late...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 7:18pm

Thor Ragnarok: Matt Damon's cameo explained

Spoiler warning: Don't read on if you haven't seen "Thor: Ragnarok" yet. It's not quite the level of Batfleck, but Matt Damon has finally joined the world of superhero movies with "Thor: Ragnarok." While his pal Ben Affleck will soon fly into theaters as Batman in...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:56pm

Halloween movies: 5 can't miss screenings around Boston

One of the best ways to celebrate the spooky season is by taking in some classic horror films. From Stephen King to Tim Burton, there’s a seemingly endless cache of horror masterpieces on display around Boston this Halloween. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” The 1976 cult classic...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:19pm

13 awesome Halloween events and parties in Boston

The only thing harder than finding the right costume is figuring out where to party on Halloween. If you’re looking for a shindig that has more than just a punch bowl full of fake eyeballs and gummy worms, you’re in luck. For those of us who are a bit too old to go trick-or-treating,...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:11pm

Mark Wahlberg hopes God will forgive him for this film

Mark Wahlberg hopes God won't hold this entry on his IMDb page against him. The actor opened up about his film career and Catholic faith during an event alongside Cardinal Blase Cupich in Chicago on Friday. According to the Chicago Tribune, Wahlberg revealed that he prays God can give him...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:04am

Rob Reiner compares rise of Trump to 'last battle of the Civil War'

Two controversial presidencies took center stage in Cambridge on Wednesday night, as Woody Harrelson and director Rob Reiner stopped by the Brattle Theatre to screen their new drama "LBJ." Harrelson plays former president Lyndon B. Johnson in the film, which follows the events leading up...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:51pm

Frank Grillo's definitive answer on Crossbones' Marvel movie future

Quit playing games with our hearts, Frank Grillo. Marvel movie fans have been on a rollercoaster ride of emotions when it comes to the future of the actor's villainous Crossbones. While the character was seemingly killed off in the 2016 flick "Captain America: Civil War," in recent...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 5:15pm

Frank Grillo talks Chris Evans, filming 'Wheelman' in Boston

Frank Grillo puts a new spin on Boston crime movies with his latest action flick "Wheelman." The former "Captain America" and "Purge" star plays a getaway driver who ends up on the ride of his life with his family after getting double-crossed during a botched...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:31pm

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi:' Advance ticket info and official movie trailer

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is coming out this December and you can buy tickets now in advance to see the highly anticipated sequel to  “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" tickets became available Monday night and were announced during halftime of the...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:52pm

Here's where Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer 2' is filming in Boston

Cameras will be rolling in the South End again this week as Denzel Washington's "Equalizer 2" continues filming in Boston. According to a note sent out to residents, the production will take over the neighborhood on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and Thursday, Oct. 12. Parking...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:46pm

Denzel Washington spotted filming 'Equalizer 2' in Boston

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars have shipped up to Boston in recent months to film scenes for their latest projects. Now you can add Denzel Washington to the list. According to the Boston Globe, director Antoine Fuqua’s "Equalizer 2," which stars the Oscar-winning actor...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:43pm

How 'Stronger' tackles hero worship and conspiracy theorists

It’s been a long day for Jake Gyllenhaal and Jeff Bauman. The duo has been on a nonstop press tour for “Stronger” – the new film about the Boston Marathon bombing survivor’s road to recovery after losing his legs – and now they’re back in the Hub for...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 4:37pm

Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal talks about Taylor Swift in Q&A with Jeff Bauman

Jake Gyllenhaal probably didn't expect his infamous past with Taylor Swift to come up during the press tour for his new movie "Stronger." The actor shared a light-hearted Q&A video on Facebook featuring himself and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:51am

Jenna Fischer on FOMO, 'Brad's Status' and 'The Office' reboot rumors

No matter how successful we become, our social media-savvy world has made it easy to sink down a spiral of depression as we scroll through our friend's picture-perfect Instagram feeds. This digitally-induced despair is at the heart of director Mike White's new comedy drama "Brad...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:43pm

Watch: Mark Wahlberg is on the hunt in first 'All the Money in the World' trailer

Mark Wahlberg looks ready to help and Kevin Spacey is pretty much unrecognizable in the first "All the Money in the World" trailer. Directed by Ridley Scott, the upcoming drama chronicles the infamous kidnapping of late billionare J. Paul Getty's grandson by an Italian paramilitary...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 2:06pm

Tatiana Maslany on the pressures of making ‘Stronger’

After her award-winning performances in the hit sci-fi thriller “Orphan Black,” Tatiana Maslany is taking on a much different role in the upcoming drama “Stronger.” The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Jeff Bauman, the Chelmsford native who helped identify one of the bombers...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:32pm

5 movies Bostonians should definitely check out this fall

As Hollywood transitions from summer blockbusters to award season contenders, expect to see a lot of Boston on the big screen as the year comes to a close. From flicks filmed in the Bay State to the latest offerings from Matt and Ben, there are plenty of movies that should pique the interest of...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:37am

Get a first look at Peter Dinklage in Three Christs, opening Sept. 12

Three Christs, starring Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage and Richard Gere, is slated for a Sept. 12 debut, but an image has been released ahead of the premiere. According to IMDb: “Three Christs follows Dr. Alan Stone who is treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:50pm

Amy Schumer, Aidy Bryant thank Boston with Swan Boats selfie

Amy Schumer has spent a lot of time in the Boston area over the past few weeks during filming for her upcoming comedy "I Feel Pretty." Now she finally got the chance to check out one of the city's most popular attractions. Over the weekend, Schumer took to her Instagram account to...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:11pm

MFA Boston is hosting a free, outdoor screening of 'Get Out'

Get ready for some end-of-summer frights because the MFA Boston is hosting a free, outdoor screening of "Get Out" later this month. In partnership with the Roxbury International Film Festival, the museum will show Jordan Peele's critically-acclaimed horror movie on Sept.14. The...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:36am