Based on the famous Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, Death Note follows Light Turner (Nat Wolff) a high school student who comes across a supernatural notebook, realizing it holds within it a great power; if the owner inscribes someone’s name into it while picturing their face, he or she will die. Intoxicated with his new godlike abilities, the young man begins to kill those he deems unworthy of life.
Netflix has released a clip featuring the first meeting of Light and prodigy detective L (Lakeith Stanfield).
Death Premieres on Netflix – and in select theaters in Los Angels and New York – on August 25th.
Kokone Morikawa has a bad habit of napping during the day, but when her father disappears three days before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – and is accused of stealing technology from a powerful corporation.
Kokone enlists the aid of childhood friend Morio to find him – and they realize that her dreams (of a world with incredible motorized contraptions) are the key to finding him – and the mystery of the stolen tech.
GKIDS is bringing Napping Princess – directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) – to North America in both dubbed and original Japanese voice tracks. It opens in Los Angeles and New York on September 8th – before platforming across the continent.
Molly Bloom was an Olympic-class skier before she became the go-to for the world’s highest stakes poker game – for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night. By 17 FBI agents with automatic weapons.
Jessica Chastain is Molly Bloom and Idris Elba is her defense lawyer, Charlie Jaffey in Molly’ Game – in theaters on November 22nd.
Dennis Lehane, Harlan Coben, David Balducci, Lee Child and Jeff Abbott are at the peak of this generation’s thriller writers and perennial bestselling authors. They know a great thriller when they see one.
All five are quoted on the new poster and in the new trailer for writer/director Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River.
Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is a psychological thriller that finds Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem’s happily married couple dealing with the consequences of their kindness – allowing a stranger to stay with them.
Directed by Angelina Jolie, First They Killed My Father is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung’s gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.
First They Killed My Father is an official selection of the Toronto International Film Festival and will premiere on Netflix on September 15th.
Ant-Man and the Wasp has begun production. The Ant-Man sequel stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly and is directed by Peyton Reed.
In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. Enter Henry Pym (MIchael Douglas) and Hope Van Dyne (Lilly).
GKIDS has acquired North American rights to the first release from Japanese Studio Ponoc – Mary and the Witch’s Flower, directed by Academy Award® nominee Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty, When Marnie Was There).
Mary and the Witch’s Flower is based on Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s book, “The Little Broomstick,” and features a script by Riko Sakaguchi. The story centers on an ordinary young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night.
Mary and the Witch’s Flower will be released in theaters this winter.
Usually, the teaser for a trailer can be fifteen seconds of insubstantial flummery – backed with a music sting that makes you say, ‘What the ?’ instead of ‘how cool/intriguing.
Not so with the 30-second teaser for the trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! – which stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer.
Mother! opens on September 15th.
Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer star in mother!, directed by Darren Aronofsky. Trailer 8.8. See it in theatres 9.15.
A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.