Articles By: Joey Magidson

A graduate of Stony Brook University (where he studied Cinema and Cultural Studies), resides in Brooklyn, New York. He contributes to several other film-related websites and is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Jesse Eisenberg Opposes The Nazis As Marcel Marceau In “Resistance”

On paper, everything about Resistance suggests a surefire Academy Award juggernaut. After all, it’s a film that has multiple Oscar nominees in the cast, is set during World War II, centers on the plight of European Jews against the Nazis, and is a biopic of a famous person in the[...]

“Banana Split” Has A Dynamite Script And A Star Making Performance From Hannah Marks

Hannah Marks deserves to be a force in Hollywood. One glimpse at her new movie Banana Split is clear evidence of that. The actress and filmmaker is a complete buzzsaw, mixing charisma, sarcasm, and screen presence to put forward instantly iconic work. Banana Split shows her doing so both in[...]

“Wonder Woman 1984” Moves Its Release Date To August

Another release date change to report here, though with a small quirk to it. This time, we have Warner Bros. again moving one of their giant tentpole titles in the Wonder Woman sequel Wonder woman 1984. Now, it’s obviously another movie falling victim to the Coronavirus, but it’s not the[...]

Netflix’s “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” Is Another Important Documentary From The Obamas And Higher Ground

The world needs documentary cinema. Filmmakers willing to shine a light on the human condition, in all of its forms, are essential to the world. Moreover, we need tastemakers who are willing to seek out these stories, support them as they struggle to get made, and then nurture them as[...]

Warner Bros. Delays “In The Heights” In The Wake Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

We have some more release date changes to report today. Obviously, the outbreak of Coronavirus has brought Hollywood to a screeching halt, with studios scrambling to move their movies, both big and fall, away from the closed theaters that can’t play them. Warner Bros. pulled two of their bigger 2020[...]

CONTEST! Win Digital Copies Of “Bombshell” And More To Celebrate Women’s History Month!

We have something pretty nice to share with you all today: a little contest to brighten up these dark days. Lionsgate has been kind enough to provide us with a digital code for their Academy Award winning Bombshell, starring Charlize Theron, as well as a few other titles, in honor[...]

Listen To The Newest Episode Of The Hollywood News® Podcast!

LISTEN TO ALL OUR HOLLYWOOD NEWS PODCASTS First of all, I hope all of you are staying safe and sane in these trying times. As a distraction, we’re just taking another opportunity to give all of our readers a friendly reminder about the podcast we have here at Hollywood News.[...]

Box Office Report For March 20-22 (Yeah, Right)

Welcome back one and all to the weekly box office report! As is always the case, each and every Sunday you can expect a look at what made the most money in theaters, as well as just how all of the new releases fared. Well, that’s how we normally start[...]

Sam Richardson Talks About His Starring Role In “Hooking Up”

Anyone who watched Veep over the years could always count on Sam Richardson to provide hilarious support on that show. However, he’s always shown the ability to do more, and this week, audiences at home have been able to notice his more diverse skillset due to the VOD release of[...]

“The Lovebirds” Is Headed From Paramount To Netflix

If it seems like all of the news has solely been about films not coming out for the foreseeable future, consider this a bit of a relief. Among the wave of titles canceling/delaying their theatrical releases due to the Coronavirus outbreak, The Lovebirds was chief among them. Paramount Pictures had[...]