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Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” Moves Its Release Date To Later In July

Even the juggernaut known as Tenet has proven to not be immune to the release date chaos cause by COVID-19 and the Coronavirus pandemic. After insisting for some time that Christopher Nolan’s latest would not be delayed, Warner Bros. has in fact announced a change in the July 17th date.[...]

The Academy Is Planning To Go Back To Ten Best Picture Nominees

Some big news hit this morning, ladies and gentlemen. The Oscars are making some changes! During a board meeting yesterday, the powers that be at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (or AMPAS, of course) came up with an initiative for increased diversity, inclusion, and representation. Not only[...]

Clarke Peters And Isiah Whitlock Jr. Discuss The Importance Of Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods”

Spike Lee loves to hire actors over and over again when he trusts them. The parts may be large or small, but when Lee likes you, your phone rings. For actors Clarke Peters and Isiah Whitlock Jr., they’ve been lucky enough to repeatedly end up in Spike Lee Joints, in[...]

“Artemis Fowl” Is A Foul Effort From Kenneth Branagh

I’m sure there must be some appeal to the Artemis Fowl book series that serves as the basis for this film adaptation of the same name. However, whatever might be there is certainly not translated to the movie. Artemis Fowl is something both bizarre and bland, boring while also being[...]

Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” Is Angry, Entertaining, And Absolutely Essential

After the Oscar-winning success of BlacKkKlansman, what filmmaker Spike Lee opted to follow it up with always always going to be inherently fascinating. After all, that movie had won Lee his first Academy Award. Would that move him in a more mainstream direction? If so, would any of his creative[...]

“Aviva” Is A Dreamy And Impressionistic Dance-Filled Romance

There’s a lot going on in Aviva, an experimental new film that often defies easy description. At its core, this is a romantic drama about two lovers, but that’s very much just what’s on the surface. Through a very bold approach, both in terms of a structural decision, as well[...]

“The King Of Staten Island” Is An Absolute Gem From Judd Apatow And Pete Davidson

Judd Apatow knows talent when he sees it. For years, he has made a career out of giving cinematic showcases to comedians. Whether it was Steve Carell in The 40 Year Old Virgin, Seth Rogen in Knocked Up, or Amy Schumer in Trainwreck, he’s shined the spotlight on them, launching[...]

“Showgirls” Gets The Documentary Treatment With “You Don’t Nomi”

Why would anyone want to make a documentary about the film, as well as the legacy of, Showgirls? Well, according to You Don’t Nomi, there’s a multitude of reasons. The doc, opening on Tuesday, doesn’t always provide the most compelling of arguments, but it does have its heart in the[...]

The Top 25: Best International Feature Winners

Alright, ladies and gentlemen. Here we go again with another Top 25 today. This time around I’ll be taking a break from the technical categories (partially because there’s only one more of those left to hit), this time going with a mini-major, as it were. What would that be, you[...]

Filmmaker And Publicist John Wildman Chats About The Current State Of The Indie Film Festival World

If you don’t know the name John Wildman, you’re missing out. Not only is he a talented filmmaker, Wildman is currently a journalist, as well as one of the most passionate film publicists out there. In particular, his work on film festivals, both big and small, is truly noteworthy. With[...]