Someone is resurrecting the style of the murderer from the Saw movies – and they’re involving the police in a radical way in Lionsgate’s Spiral.
Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson star in Spiral, opening on May 15th.
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Rian Johnson’s follow up to Star Wars: The Last Jedi finds him working new angles on the classic cozy mystery subgenre.
Continue reading Knives Out: Rian Johnson Out Cozies Agatha Christie!
A classic whodunnit – the family patriarch is dead; the entire family is gathered in the family mansion; there’s a famous private eye and everyone’s a suspect…
Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Breaking Bad [three episodes], Star Wars: The Last Jedi) never does the expected so don’t expect that here.
Knives Out opens on November 27th.
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Roland Emmerich’s Midway tells the story of a pivotal moment in World War II when, following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the American fleet strikes back against the Imperial Japanese Navy – despite being greatly outnumbered. It is considered the turning point in Pacific theater.
Midway opens on November 8th.
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Neil Marshall’s Hellboy has about one one-hundredth the style – and one quarter of one one-hundredth of Del Toro’s films’ panache.
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‘All of this was for what? A puppy?’
The best line in the new trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum goes to Anjelica Huston. That’s right, Anjelica Houston.
Take a gander at the cast of JWC3 and bet your mind be blown! (Then watch the trailer and have it blown again!)
John Wick: chapter 3 – Parabellum opens on May 17th.
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A hard-hitting political writer rediscovers his first crush – the current Secretary of State, whose running for President of the United States!
Seth Rogen is Fred Flarsky and Charlize Theron is Secretary of State Charlotte Field.
The first trailer for Long Shot is below. Long Shot opens on May 3rd.
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‘A forty million dollar bounty on his head and everyone in the city wants a piece of it. I’d say the odds are about even.’
That’s the assessment of Continental Hotel general manager Winston in the first trailer for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – and he’s probably not wrong. Check out the trailer below.
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum opens on May 17th.
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Robin Hood – Robin of Locksley (Taron Egerton) – Photo by Larry Horricks/Courtesy of eOne.
Otto Bathurst’s Robin Hood aims to out-Ritchie Guy Ritchie in this weirdly familiar take on Robin Hood – weird because it emulates Ritchie’s directing style; is influenced more than a little by Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins; Irish leading lady Eve Hewson sounds very American, and, like Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger, it’s a bit of a mess but still a fun ride.
Plus, machine gun crossbows; ninja-like moves and slow-mo archery.
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Cold Pursuit – Viking (Tom Batemen), Nels Coxman (Liam Neeson) – Photo courtesy of Summit Entertainment.
Keough citizen of the year Nels Coxman’s son has died of an apparent heroin overdoes.
Not satisfied with the idea that his son was an addict, Coxman sets out to wreak vengeance on Viking – the drug dealer who may have been responsible for his son’s death.
Cold Pursuit opens on February 8, 2019.
Continue reading This Doesn’t Happen in Keough Trailer: Cold Pursuit!