Holiday Movies on Netflix: What to Watch When You’re Bored Out of Your Mind at Home With Your Family
Home with your family this Thanksgiving? Here’s the best stuff to watch on Netflix.
‘The Grinch’ Understands the Meaning of Christmas, But Not the Meaning of the Grinch
The latest version of the Dr. Seuss classic gets the meaning of Christmas, but not the meaning of its title character.
Extra Credit: Five Modern Westerns to Stream After ‘Hostiles’
After seeing ‘Hostiles,’ saddle up for these down-and-dirty oaters from the past couple of decades, pard’ner.
Lynda Carter Would Like James Cameron to Stop ‘Dissing’ Wonder Woman
The original wondrous woman took to Facebook to share some fightin’ words with the outspoken director.
Thank God, John Cena and Kumail Nanjiani Are Doing a Buddy Cop Comedy
And ‘Zombieland’ director Ruben Fleischer is set to direct!
Visual Effects Society Names the Most Influential Movies Ever
The VES 70 organizes a canon of films that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
‘Indiana Jones 5’ Screenwriter Promises Not to Bring Back Mutt
We’re in a post-Wally Brando diegesis now.
A New ‘Iraqi Sniper’ Movie Aims to Be Anti-War Response to ‘American Sniper’
Mustafa, the unseen sniper villain of the 2014 film, would be the hero this time around.
‘Super Troopers 2’ to Open on 4/20/18, Tee Hee
The newly announced release date doubles as an in-joke for the weed-addled fanbase of the slacker comedy.
Jane Fonda and Robert Redford Fall in Love All Over Again in ‘Our Souls At Night’ Teaser
The trailer for Our Souls At Night, an upcoming romance set to premiere at the Venice Film Festival, doesn’t do much. But it knows exactly what it’s doing.
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller 3D’ To Make World Premiere at Venice Film Fest
Hard to believe that eight years have already passed since Michael Jackson’s death, but time’s a goon like that. And as the King of Pop settles in the ground, the question of what shape his legacy will take must be answered. While we’d be remiss to gloss over the ethical lapses and general trainwreckishness of the man’s final years (and doubly remiss not to point out the cruel, exacting factors in his life that drove him to that mental state), the time has come for a bit of enshrinement. Next month, the Michael we prefer to remember — the virtuosic performer, the boundary-pushing titan of black art — will return for a glorious new tribute.
‘Despicable Me’ Edges Out ‘Shrek’ As All-Time Highest-Grossing Animated Franchise
It’s a Minion world, and we’re all just living in it. The little pill-shaped yellow critters have left an indelible imprint on the cultural mainstream, for better (footage not found) or for worse (try googling “minions memes,” I dare you). Kids and adults alike have latched onto the phenomenon with an uncommon enthusiasm, and now the numbers reflect the totality with which the Despicable Me universe has permeated modern life. In the seven brief years since Illumination Entertainment loosed the original Despicable Me on an innocent populace, the franchise has grown into the largest of its kind — the highest-grossing animated franchise of all time.