Plaza, Scorsese, Spielberg: cinema’s last great defenders

Martin Scorsese, Aubrey Plaza, and Steven Spielberg picture: The A.V. Club, Photos: Jason Mendez/Mike Coppola/Michael Loccisano/Getty Images It’s a bleak world out there for film these days: streaming is ripping a hole in creatives’ traditional revenue streamsand the Thanksgiving Weekend box office did the worst numbers in, well, ever. But when it comes to the … Read more

Disney Made an AI Tool That Automatically De-Ages Actors

Further demonstrating the power of artificial intelligence when it comes to photorealistically altering footage, researchers from Disney have revealed a new aging/de-aging tool that can make an actor look convincingly older or youngerwithout the need for weeks of complex and expensive visual effects work. When watching a blockbuster movie like 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, … Read more

Review: Move over, Shrek: Donkey drama EO is a staggering piece of bravura filmmaking

EO centers on the titular donkey, who is taken from his circus performer owner by a group of animal activists.Courtesy of VKPR EO Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski Written by Jerzy Skolimowski and Ewa Piaskowska starring Sandra Drzymalska and six different donkeys classification N/A; 86 minutes open in select theaters Nov. 25 Critic’s Pick The late … Read more

Where to Stream ‘Goncharov,’ Martin Scorsese’s ‘Lost’ Masterpiece?

goncharov is the best film you’ll never see. Billed as “The Greatest Mafia Movie Ever Made,” this Martin Scorsese-produced 1973 gangster epic stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Cybill Shepherd, and was directed by Matteo JWHJ 0715. Wait, who? Also: It isn’t real. Over the last few days, the clever and creative oddballs who … Read more

Indiana Jones 5 Ending Will Send Character Into the Sunset, Again

A brand new image from Indiana Jones 5. picture: Lucasfilm/Empire If you thought Indiana Jones marrying Marion Ravenwood and living with their son Mutt was the end, think again. The team behind Indiana Jones 5 didn’t see that as a proper send-off for the iconic cinema star, and that became the focus of the new … Read more

Kevin Costner doesn’t care what you think about his politics

Kevin Costnerphoto: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images) A cowboy like Kevin Costner has to march to the beat of his own drum, regardless of his adoring Yellowstone public. Politically, he does n’t subscribe to any sort of “shut up and act” mentality, no matter which side of the aisle is bothered by his views of … Read more

Sylvester Stallone opens up about not owning rights to ‘Rocky’

Peace is not an option. Sylvester Stallone opened up about not owning the rights to the iconic “Rocky” movie franchise during an interview on SiriusXM’s “Pop Culture Spotlight with Jessica Shaw”. Stallone was promoting his upcoming TV series “Tulsa King,” when Shaw asked the 76-year-old if there was any chance of “making peace” with Irwin … Read more

Guillermo del Toro Reveals At the Mountains of Madness VFX

last-night, William of the Bull dropped some VFX footage on Instagram from his cancellationled production of his adaptation of HP Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness. The clip was created by Industrial Light and Magic, which demonstrates that he was pretty far along in the film’s pre-viz developmentand was minutes away from start-to-shoot before it … Read more

‘Homosexual’ added to Bible by mistake, controversial film claims

Hell hath no fury like TikTokers scorned. A filmmaker says she’s been subjected to a vicious smear campaign on social media ahead of the release of her new documentary, which alleges that the word “homosexual” was accidentally inserted into the Bible back in 1946. Sharon “Rocky” Roggio is the director of “1946: The Mistranslation That … Read more

Spirited: One of the most expensive Xmas films drops in a couple of weeks

This already sounds like a surefire hit One of the most expensive Christmas films ever made, Spiritedis being released later this month, and it sounds brilliant. Spirited is set to drop on Apple TV in less than two weeks, and stars Hollywood megastars Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds in a retelling of arguably the most … Read more