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Cinema Blend: Film News

Cinema Blend: Movie Previews

  • Monos
    Rebels hold an American hostage.
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 5:34pm -
  • 1917
    Plot unknown.
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 5:25pm -
  • Tenet
    “Tenet,” which is being filmed on location across seven countries, is an action epic evolving from the world of international espionage.
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 3:54pm -
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
    Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 3:23pm -
  • Always Be My Maybe
    Childhood friends Sasha and Marcus have a falling out and don’t speak for 15 years. But when Sasha, now a celebrity chef in Los Angeles, returns to her hometown of San Francisco to open a new restaurant, she runs into her old pal -- a happily compl…
    - 9 days ago, 16 May 19, 3:42pm -
  • The Perfection
    THE PERFECTION is an elegant and terrifying suspense ride filled with unexpected twists and turns. When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter…
    - 10 days ago, 15 May 19, 4:43pm -
  • Honey Boy
    From a screenplay by LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams. Fictionalizi…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 19, 3:50pm -
  • All Is True
    ALL IS TRUE reveals a dramatic and little known period in the final years of William Shakespeare. Branagh is the playwright, Judi Dench is his wife Anne, and Ian McKellen plays the Earl of Southampton.The year is 1613, Shakespeare is acknowledged a…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 19, 3:35pm -
  • I Am Mother
    AM MOTHER is a sci-fi thriller about a teenage girl (Clara Rugaard), who is the first of a new generation of humans to be raised by Mother (Rose Byrne), a robot designed to repopulate the earth after the extinction of humankind. But the pair's unique…
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 19, 1:36pm -
  • The One and Only Ivan
    The One and Only Ivan centers on a Big Top Mall that features an elephant named Stella, a Gorilla called Ivan and a dog named Bob. A baby elephant named Ruby eventually comes into the fold, and...
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 19, 3:13pm -

Cinema Blend: Movie Reviews

  • Aladdin Review
    The new Aladdin does have a fun energy and charm – not to mention one of the best soundtracks of any Disney musical ever – but all of those positives are simply borrowed, and there is a very real and notable limit to its creative energy.
    - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 9:09am -
  • Brightburn Review
    Brightburn is ultimately a fine example of high-concept storytelling: taking an easily digestible idea, and exploring it to its full potential in compelling and entertaining fashion.
    - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 9:04am -
  • The Perfection Review
    It’s a movie that operates to first generate a certain level of expectation and perceptions about certain characters and events, and then in a heartbeat, it demolishes those notions and becomes something completely different than what had been esta…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 19, 1:05pm -
  • Booksmart Review
    Booksmart isn't simply one of the best comedies of the year. I'd go a step further and call it one of the best comedies of the last several years.
    - 8 days ago, 17 May 19, 4:45pm -
  • A Dog’s Journey Review
    Sure it’s a whole lot of fluff, but you just can’t help but go along and pet this story as it strolls along.
    - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 9:11am -
  • The Sun Is Also A Star Review
    The Sun Is Also A Star is a movie for only the most hopeless romantic.
    - 10 days ago, 15 May 19, 7:44pm -
  • Wine Country Review
    It just won’t hold the audience over throughout, and fans of the female SNL icons likely will be disappointed.
    - 13 days ago, 13 May 19, 10:23am -
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review
    The series continues to conduct its trademark symphony of blockbuster excitement and intriguing plottery to a tune that everyone can hum along with a smile.
    - 15 days ago, 10 May 19, 12:16pm -
  • The Hustle Review
    The Hustle is an interesting twist on a successful idea, but fails to properly execute the scheme.
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 19, 3:44pm -
  • Poms Review
    There is hardly a single underdog sports movie cliché that isn’t employed at some point, and it’s difficult to feel entirely engaged with the story when you know exactly how every single scene is going to begin and end.
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 19, 3:33pm -

CNN.com: The Screening Room

  • "In a Dream"

    "In a Dream"

    LONDON, England -- Sheffield Doc/Fest is a film festival, industry session programme and market place making for five intense days in November.This is the festival’s 15th year and our first day was on Thursday, the 6th. We took a red-eye flight fro…
    - 10 Nov 08, 10:33am -
  • A meeting with Mr Bond

    A meeting with Mr Bond

    LONDON,England -- As I enter the room I realise I have Bond at a disadvantage. His trigger-finger and indeed his right arm is trapped in a sling -- a reminder of recent skirmishes on behalf of Her Majesty's Secret Service. I raise my right hand and m…
    - 30 Oct 08, 11:46am -
  • Return to form for Woody Allen

    Return to form for Woody Allen

    LONDON, England -- Lust, passion, laughter, art, a beautiful city and a ménage a trois with two of the world’s most beautiful actresses -- you couldn’t ask for more perfect ingredients for a great Woody Allen tragic-comedy.What some are calling…
    - 27 Oct 08, 12:01pm -
  • Fact and fiction meet in "W"

    Fact and fiction meet in "W"

    (LONDON, England) -- Could it be more timely? As America prepares to go to the polls, “W,” Oliver Stone’s biopic of the still incumbent president, George “Dubya” Bush tells the story as that of a heavy-drinking frat boy who found God and ma…
    - 24 Oct 08, 7:42am -
  • Is 'Frost/Nixon' the thinking man's 'Rocky?'

    Is 'Frost/Nixon' the thinking man's 'Rocky?'

    LONDON, England -- I've just watched the stunning "Frost/Nixon," a feature that boasts exceptional acting performances, with Frank Langella’s portrayal of disgraced U.S President Richard Nixon a standout.Director Ron Howard should also be praised f…
    - 15 Oct 08, 11:07am -
  • Why you should thunder along to 'Tropic'

    Why you should thunder along to 'Tropic'

    LONDON, England -- A movie directed, co-produced, co-written and co-starred by Ben Stiller was never going to be an artistic chef-d’oeuvre. Never mind, cause “ain’t nothing but a thang,” as one of the lead actors would say.The moguls behind "…
    - 15 Oct 08, 6:05am -
  • Artfully done

    Artfully done

    LONDON, England -- Damien Hirst's formaldehyde shark and gilded calf are sold for millions while banks crumble, but art has always delighted in courting paradox and eluding definition.The same can be said for the documentary "Beautiful Losers." Openi…
    - 9 Oct 08, 11:22am -
  • Sherlock, stock and two smoking barrels?

    Sherlock, stock and two smoking barrels?

    Film buffs were baffled earlier this year when Warner Brothers announced that Guy Ritchie, the British master of the gritty gangster flick, is to direct the studio's screen adaptation of Sherlock Holmes.Would Ritchie turn the legendary inspector into…
    - 2 Oct 08, 8:19am -
  • Raindance Film Festival starts today

    Raindance Film Festival starts today

    (LONDON, England) -- The likes of Guy Ritchie and Christopher Nolan are alumni of Raindance, the UK-based indie film champions who are launching their 16th film festival today.It runs from 1-12 October in London's West End and is a great place to cat…
    - 1 Oct 08, 5:41am -
  • Music and murder in Paolo Sorrentino's 'Il Divo'

    Music and murder in Paolo Sorrentino's 'Il Divo'

    (LONDON, England) -- Murder to music is rarely done as artfully as in the opening sequence of "Il Divo," Sorrentino's biopic of seven-time Italian Prime Minister, Giulio Andreotti. The subject matter may be highly political but, this is no stodgy, hi…
    - 30 Sep 08, 11:54am -

Entertainment Weekly: Movie Coverage

  • newCannes awards top Palme d’or prize to Bong Joon-ho's Parasite
    Believe the hype. Gisaengchung (Parasite), the critically lauded drama from Snowpiercer and Okja director Bong Joon-ho, just won the coveted Palme d’or award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, barring Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollyw…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 May 19, 3:50pm -
  • newHow Mothra got lit for Godzilla: King of the Monsters
    Director Michael Dougherty and production designer Scott Chambliss tweaked the look of all the outsized beasts featured in Godzilla: King of the Monsters (out May 31). But the pair decided that a close-to-complete overhaul was required when it came t…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 May 19, 2:57pm -
  • newMoby apologizes to Natalie Portman for 'inconsiderate' excerpt in Then It Fell Apart book
    After taking time to consider “the criticisms leveled” against him, Moby is now apologizing for writing about an alleged relationship with Natalie Portman in his new book, Then It Fell Apart.Portman denied ever having a relationship with the mu…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 May 19, 2:50pm -
  • newAnya Taylor-Joy 'screamed' when she got cast in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
    Anya Tayor-Joy has appeared in some memorable projects over the past few years, including the horror film The Witch and M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass. But the actress was particularly excited to be cast as the voice of the Gelfling Brea in the Netflix…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 May 19, 2:41pm -
  • newA.P. Bio canceled after two seasons at NBC

    A.P. Bio canceled after two seasons at NBC

    School is out… indefinitely.NBC canceled the Glenn Howerton-led comedy A.P. Bio after two seasons, the show’s creator, Mike O’Brien, revealed late Friday night in a thread on Twitter.“I’m intensely sad to announce that AP Bio will be endi…
    - 11 hours ago, 25 May 19, 12:58pm -
  • newDana Carvey shares his 'sound of Trump' impression with Jimmy Fallon
    A Donald Trump impression maelstrom hit The Tonight Show on Friday.As guest Dana Carvey shared his take on “the sound of Trump, he and host Jimmy Fallon just fell into dueling Trump impressions that kept building and building until The Roots turne…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 May 19, 11:46am -
  • newFrom playing SNL's Princess Jasmine to starring in Aladdin, Nasim Pedrad reflects on her full-circle role
    When Nasim Pedrad dressed up as Princess Jasmine in her iconic turquoise costume and sobbed over having sex with Iago (yes, Iago the parrot) in the Saturday Night Live sketch “The Real Housewives of Disney” in 2012, little did she know she would…
    - 14 hours ago, 25 May 19, 10:00am -
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. recap: Never take drugs in space
    And now for an episode spent entirely in space! Last week we split the difference, watching May try to take on Sarge’s team on Earth while Fitz and Enoch tried to survive as spaceship stowaways. This time, there’s almost none of the former. Inste…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 9:00pm -
  • Blindspot recap: The call's coming from inside the house
    At the top of “Coder To Killer,” poor Gavin Decker is stuck having one of those conversations with your Mom where it feels like you’re just stuck in an endless loop of the same topics. He listens to her go on about her cat and about her son bei…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 9:00pm -
  • Record-breaking champion James Holzhauer crosses $2 million total on Jeopardy!
    James Holzhauer keeps on rolling through Jeopardy! records, and he just passed another one. With his 27th win on the show on Friday, Holzhauer’s total winnings have surpassed $2 million — $2,065,535 to be exact.Holzhauer, a professional sports…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 7:30pm -

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Hollywood Reporter: Movies

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    Different providers offer different cell phones, so take a look at the options from each provider to choose the right one for you. You may also want to look into any promotions that the providers have to offer, such as free cell phones in exchange fo…
    - 66 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 6:02am -

L.A. Times: Movie Reviews

MTV: Movies

Newsarama: Film

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  • Museum Piece

    Museum Piece

    The stiff, stuffy The Monuments Men.
    - 2 Feb 14, 9:21pm -
  • To Siri With Love

    To Siri With Love

    Spike Jonze's Her fixes Joaquin Phoenix up with an operating system.
    - 15 Dec 13, 8:09pm -
  • Man of Constant Sorrow

    Man of Constant Sorrow

    Oscar Isaac catches a bad break (or ten) in Inside Llewyn Davis.
    - 1 Dec 13, 9:13pm -
  • Quixote in Flyover Country

    Quixote in Flyover Country

    Bruce Dern road-trips to claim bogus prize money in Nebraska.
    - 10 Nov 13, 8:03pm -
  • Bike Shorts on Fire

    Bike Shorts on Fire

    Alex Gibney confronts cycling’s top cheat in The Armstrong Lie.
    - 3 Nov 13, 7:46pm -
  • Outlaw Pharmacology

    Outlaw Pharmacology

    Matthew McConaughey plays a drug-smuggling AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club.
    - 27 Oct 13, 9:08pm -
  • Paris Is Burning

    Paris Is Burning

    You’ve never seen a love story like Blue Is the Warmest Color.
    - 20 Oct 13, 8:04pm -
  • Fright Fests

    Fright Fests

    Six horror-film festivals that provide all the shock and terror you need.
    - 15 Oct 13, 3:53pm -
  • Found at Sea

    Found at Sea

    Robert Redford gives a career-best performance in All Is Lost.
    - 14 Oct 13, 4:51pm -
  • Solo Voyage

    Solo Voyage

    All Is Lost’s Robert Redford doesn’t need co-stars, but he could use a towel.
    - 13 Oct 13, 9:05pm -

Rolling Stones: Movie Reviews

    San Francisco Chronicle: Movie

    • Movie review capsules for week of Aug. 26
      A.X.L. A sci-fi adventure about a robotic dog, created by the military, and the friendship he develops with a teenage boy (Alex Neustaedter). Not reviewed. Rated PG. 100 minutes. Alpha A slightl…
      - 23 Aug 18, 12:36pm -
    • Capsule movie reviews for Aug. 5
      American Animals Writer-director Bart Layton has made an interesting movie, a narrative feature with documentary elements, about an inept group of would-be thieves who join forces to steal a rare book from a college library. The movie is funny, but w…
      - 1 Aug 18, 2:39pm -
    • Movie review capsules for July 29
      American Animals Writer-director Bart Layton has made an interesting movie, a narrative feature with documentary elements, about an inept group of would-be thieves, who join forces to steal a rare book from a college library. The movie is funny, but…
      - 26 Jul 18, 1:40pm -
    • 'Falbalas,' a Jacques Becker favorite, to screen at BAMPFA
      I’m going to come clean right from the start and break the first rule of film criticism — that is, by reviewing a movie I haven’t seen. Here’s the reason for making an exception this time: This is a hard movie to see.…
      - 19 Jul 18, 3:30pm -
    • Capsule movie reviews for week of July 15
      American Animals Writer-director Bart Layton has made an interesting movie, a narrative feature with documentary elements, about an inept group of would-be thieves, who join forces to steal a rare book from a college library. The movie is funny, but…
      - 12 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
    • Movie capsule reviews for July 8
      American Animals Writer-director Bart Layton has made an interesting movie, a narrative feature with documentary elements, about an inept group of would-be thieves, who join forces to steal a rare book from a college library. The movie is funny, but…
      - 5 Jul 18, 12:23pm -
    • ‘Eating Animals’ review: Thoughtful, provocative documentary on factory farming
      Look, I was heading in this direction anyway, but it says something that I’m polishing off this review of “Eating Animals” at a delicious vegetarian restaurant in San Francisco. But I would think it would be hard to walk away f…
      - 2 Jul 18, 5:28pm -
    • Capsule movie reviews for July 1
      American Animals Writer-director Bart Layton has made an interesting movie, a narrative feature with documentary elements, about an inept group of would-be thieves, who join forces to steal a rare book from a college library. The movie is funny, but…
      - 28 Jun 18, 12:18pm -
    • Capsule movie reviews for June 24
      Adrift Shailene Woodley plays a woman adrift in the middle of the Pacific in this dull survival story, interspersed with scenes of the woman’s lackluster romance with a fellow adventurer (Sam Claflin). Rated PG-13. 105 minutes.—M.LaSalle…
      - 22 Jun 18, 11:46am -
    • Capsule movie reviews for June 17
      Action Point Comedy starring Johnny Knoxville about a daredevil who runs a theme park with unsafe rides. Not reviewed. Rated R. 85 minutes. Adrift Shailene Woodley plays a woman adrift in the mi…
      - 14 Jun 18, 12:26pm -

    The A.V. Club: Film

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    The New Yorker: Movies

    The Village Voice: Film

    • Romance Becomes Unsettling Terror in the Polanski-Inspired Hungry Hearts
      Saverio Costanzo unfolds Hungry Hearts as a series of vignettes that veer from romantic comedy to horror. Jude (Adam Driver) and Mina (Alba Rohrwacher) meet-cute while trapped in a Chinese restaurant's basement restroom. What initially seems like a…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • Ten Promising Movies for Summer 2015
      In the decadent 21st century, the summer movie season now sprawls from March through December. (Star Wars: Episode VII is due to awaken the Force December 18; every prior Star Wars picture has come out Memorial Day weekend.) But I’ll stick to tradi…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • Robert Duvall Rides Again With Wild Horses, Which Actually Needs More of Him
      The archetypal film cowboy is a man with rawhide skin, an unshakable moral code, and a firearm to enforce it. Wild Horses' Scott Briggs is no different; to him, gays are evil, his land is sacred, and if you trespass he will shoot your legs out from u…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions
      Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • Skate Bros Face Murder Drama in Dawn Patrol
      In a laughable scene in Dawn Patrol, John (Scott Eastwood) passes a joint to his brother (Chris Brochu) while riding a skateboard, and director Daniel Petrie Jr. stages the moment in drawn-out slow motion, as if he expected it to appear as a SportsCe…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun
      The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • Underground Railroad Drama Freedom Is More Interested in Jesus Than Slavery
      Using a slavery narrative to advance an unrelated agenda is pretty tasteless, bordering on offensive. The product of an "inspirational" production house, a white director, and an Asian-American screenwriter who once wrote a film that was actually cal…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • 'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack
      When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • Indie Fantasy Patch Town Is Almost Fascinatingly Bad
      It’s one thing for a fantasy film to make no sense, but Patch Town’s problem is that its premise isn’t just unintelligible — it’s downright dumb. Based on his short film, director Craig Goodwill’s feature concerns a magical factory (ost…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -
    • In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere
      The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the year…
      - 3 Jun 15, 12:00am -

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