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ESRB To Issue Microtransaction Warning Label

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the video games rating and censorship board, has announced plans to put a warning on games that include in-app purchases (ie. microtransactions and loot boxes). The topic has become a subject of much discussion...

First Photos: “Nekromancer”

Dark Horizons is proud to present a first look at the first photos from "Nekromancer," the new sci-fi film from Kiah and Tristan Roache-Turner, the brothers and creators of cult Aussie horror classic "Wyrmwood". Monica Bellucci, Ben O'Toole, Caroline Ford,...

“Logan” Director On PG-Rated Violence

Filmmaker James Mangold has made headlines of late not just for his films, but his opinions on a variety of topics - most notably his recent railing against the use of post-credits sequences. Speaking with The Credits this week, Mangold...

Trump: Movies & Games May Cause Violence

Appearing at a listening session to address concerns from survivors of the Parkland school shooting, U.S. President Donald Trump has pointed the finger at violent video games and movies as possible causes of violence. Metro reports that Trump, speaking at...

Brendan Fraser Explains His Screen Absence

Set to appear again onscreen in FX's "Trust" next month, actor Brendan Fraser sat down for an extended interview with GQ Magazine to discuss a variety of topics, and to answer the big question that many have asked in...

Netflix TV Gains Coming At Film Cost

A decade ago Netflix started the streaming section of its service and two years later, in 2010, kicked off that streamer's international rollout. The big promise of the service was access to a vast on-demand film library and...

VOTD: Three Ways Technology Is Ruining Films

When it comes to filmmaking, practical is often lauded over computer graphics even as the latter has become ubiquitous across all productions. One of the biggest reasons for that pushback against the use CG is due to the all too...

What Are The Most Acclaimed Comic Book Films?

Updated with Full Results Current As Of February 19th 2018. Comic book fans have always argued about which film adaptation of their favourite property is the best. You can argue box-office until the cows come home, the fact of the...

“Panther” Director On Lack Of Infinity Stone

Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" is the first in many things, but in one way it's the last - the last MCU film to come out before "Avengers: Infinity War" launches and kicks off a two-film saga which serves as...

Abrams On “Last Jedi” Haters & Misogynists

Shortly headed for home video release, Rian Johnson's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" remains one of the most divisive entries in the series, taking chances and stretching beyond the usual formula for these sorts of films. J.J. Abrams takes over...

Sony Turned Down Key Marvel Character Rights

You can never be certain of anything, but some executives at Sony Pictures are still probably kicking themselves as a new article in The Wall Street Journal has revealed that - at one point back in 1998 - the...

VOTD: CG Rock In “Jumanji” VFX Reel

Australia-based visual effects shop Iloura, now known as Method Studios, has premiered a behind-the-scenes visual effects reel of the work they created for "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle". The reel shows off the rhinoceros stampede scene for the most part...

“Silent Hill” Director Talks The Film’s Collapse

While there have been no great films based on video games to date, there has been a handful of decent ones. "Mortal Kombat," "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" and the Jolie "Tomb Raider" films usually score...

Duncan Jones Explains Netflix’s Importance

There's been a lot of talk about Netflix in the past week in the wake of the unexpected launch of "The Cloverfield Paradox" directly on the streaming service. Plenty of pieces have gone on about how Netflix is a disruptor...

New Photos: “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

As usual with the recent batch of "Star Wars" films, Lucasfilm is following up the first trailer with an extended cover story in the newest issue of Entertainment Weekly which offers a bunch of new photos which you can...

“Thrones” Duo Set for New “Star Wars” Films

"Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are set to write and produce a new series of "Star Wars" films at Disney Pictures. The new series will be separate from the main episodic Skywalker saga and the Rian...

Netflix’s “Cloverfield Paradox” Online Tonight

Just over a week ago came rumors that streaming giant Netflix had picked up the worldwide rights to the third film under the J.J. Abrams-produced "Cloverfield" banner. It was thought the company would use this year's Superbowl broadcast to...

First Trailer: “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”

Following a Superbowl 30-second spot airing, Paramount Pictures has premiered the first full trailer for Christopher McQuarrie's "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" featuring Tom Cruise returning as Ethan Hunt. Both the trailer and big game spot can be found...

Superbowl Ad: “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Ahead of the official first trailer launch tomorrow, Disney Pictures has posted up the very first footage from Ron Howard's "Solo: A Star Wars Story" in the form of 45-second Superbowl commercial which has just aired. Set a decade before...

Second Trailer: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

Having just aired during the Superbowl broadcast, Universal Pictures has now released the second trailer for "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" from director J.A. Bayona. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return for the new episode in which a volcano threatens...

Uma Thurman On Weinstein, Tarantino & Assault

Shortly after the Harvey Weinstein scandal story broke back in October, actress Uma Thurman was asked on the red carpet at an event for her take. Thurman, who worked with Weinstein on Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" and "Kill...

Which Films Will Get Superbowl 2018 Ads?

With the Super Bowl upon us next weekend, expect to see the first look at many of the biggest films coming to cinemas in 2018. Multiple movie ads and trailers are expected to show up during the game itself,...

“Cameron Post” Wins Sundance 2018 Top Honor

Desiree Akhavan's "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," about a group of Christian teens wrestling with gay conversion therapy, has taken the top honor of the U.S. Grand Jury Prize (Drama) at this year's Sundance Film Festival. "Kailash," about a Nobel...

Netflix: “Bright” Hating Critics Are ‘Disconnected’

It wasn't just "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" last month but also David Ayer's big-budget Netflix original feature "Bright" which showed a major difference of opinion between film critics and regular audiences in certain online polls. Both films saw noticeably...

The 2018 Oscar Nominations

In a year where the awards race is more unpredictable than usual, it comes as no surprise that this morning's Oscar nominations were filled with several surprises. "The Shape of Water" led the field with thirteen nominations followed by eight...

The Notable Films Of 2018: I-L

In this volume I look at a sequel to a dinosaur-sized hit, the return of Martin Scorsese to mob dramas, the return of Wes Anderson to the stop motion animated genre, a Pixar sequel that people are actually clamoring...

The 2018 Golden Globe Winners

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards have just been announced at the Beverly Hilton Hotel by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and "Big Little Lies" swept the film and television categories with four awards each...

The Notable Films Of 2018: F-H

In this volume I look at a new adaptation of a classic book, the inevitable latest chapter in a long-running fantasy franchise, the latest craziness from the director of "The Lobster," a potential return to form for two directors,...

The Notable Films of 2018: C-E

In this volume I look at the sequel to a snarky superhero comedy, an animated take on a Dr. Seuss classic, an adaptation of a much celebrated drug cartel tome, a sequel no-one called for, a sequel to the...

Heaps Of Photos From 2018 Movies

A new cover story looking at the twenty most anticipated new films of 2018 has gone up at USA Today and included new photos from a bunch of upcoming major blockbusters in 2018. The most high profile shots include new...

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