Miles Morales receives an unexpected visit from Gwen Stacy, who asks him to join her on a new Spider-venture. Expect more of Spider-Man 2099 and other Spidey variants as they travel the multiverse and encounter an even more villainous baddie than Kingpin in the sequel to Into the Spider-Verse. In theaters 10.7.2022.
The James Bond movie No Time to Die marked the final performance of Daniel Craig as 007. It offered a satisfying end to this incarnation of Bond, though it wasn’t perfect. Screen Junkies offers their snarky take on the 2-hour and 43-minute spy flick, and its hero’s transition from swaggering ladies’ man to exhausted dad.
Virtually every one of us has watched Sesame Street at some point. This HBO documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at the beloved PBS kids’ series and its history through interviews with creators and performers, accompanied by some great archival footage. Premieres on HBO Max on 12.13.2021.
This 5-minute prologue to Jurassic World Dominion sends us 65 million years into the past. It starts off with a quiet look at prehistoric times and the moment when the mosquito that started it all gulped down some dinosaur DNA, then fast-forwards to the modern-day consequences of man playing God.
Lily James, Sebastian Stan, Seth Rogen, and Nick Offerman star in this mini-series about Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, and the sleazy dudes who released their sex tape. It was created by Robert Siegel (The Wrestler, The Founder) with episodes directed by Craig Gillespie (I, Tonya, Cruella). Coming to Hulu 2.2.22.
The latest trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home reveals a bit too much plot for our taste, but also gives us glimpses of several familiar villains from Peter’s multiverse. In addition to Doc Ock, expect appearances from Green Goblin, Sandman, Electro, and more. The jury’s still out if we’ll get Toby Maguire or Andrew Garfield, though.
Denis Villeneuve’s introduction to the world of Dune was truly epic but left audiences hanging in the end. Screen Junkies throws a little shade at the filmmaker for living up to some grand expectations, then yanking the rug out from under us right before the credits rolled.
Based on an acclaimed novel, this post-apocalyptic drama follows the lives of people attempting to survive and rebuild after a killer flu devastates the world. It tells its stories across multiple timelines, which should make for some interesting contrasts for its characters. The limited series premieres on HBO Max 12.16.2021.
It’s time to learn the origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the real Space Ranger whose adventures would inspire the self-confident toy we all know and love. Chris Evans stars in Disney/Pixar’s sure-fire hit, headed to theaters in the Summer of 2022. Is it just us or did Buzz and his robot companion land on Dagobah at 0:56?
Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg take on the characters Nathan Drake and Sully Sullivan in this big-screen adaptation of Naughty Dog’s beloved PlayStation game series. Expect globetrotting action, adventure, and wise-cracking as they pursue “the greatest treasure never found.” In theaters 2.18.2021.
Nicole Kidman stars as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin’s drama about the often tumultuous life of the Hollywood power couple. It plays out during one week of the production of their hit series I Love Lucy. In theaters 12.10.21 and on Prime Video 12.21.21.
Marvel unleashes one of its stranger characters for this animated series about an assassin who finds his soul trapped inside of a monkey. But the monkey has his own code that may just make him a better man. Stars Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Munn, George Takei, and Fred Tatasciore as Hit-Monkey. Coming to Hulu 11.17.2021.
James Gunn expands on the story of one of his Suicide Squad anti-heroes with this HBO Max series he wrote during the COVID lockdown. John Cena reprises his role as the narcissistic manchild vigilante Peacemaker as he joins up with a band of misfits to save the world from itself at any cost. Premieres 1.13.2022.
Matt Reeves kicks off a new era for Batman, with Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne and his vigilante detective alter ego. Paul Dano stars as Edward Nashton (Riddler), Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle (Catwoman), Andy Serkis as Alfred, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, and Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot (Penguin).
In 1988, pro wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Conan the Barbarian’s Sandahl Bergman starred in a campy sci-fi action movie called Hell Comes to Frogtown. Perhaps the producers thought people would take it more seriously with the voiceover in this trailer. The second trailer is equally entertaining.
Compiled from rare and restored footage of The Beatles captured in 1969, director Peter Jackson provides an intimate and fascinating portrait of John, Paul, George, and Ringo at work in the studio on Let It Be. The three-part documentary premieres from 11.25 to 11.27.2021 on Disney+.
Peter Dinklage stars as the eponymous Cyrano de Bergerac in this musical retelling of the classic romance about never judging a book by its cover. With director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) behind the camera, we’re expecting epic visuals, scenery, and costumes.
Set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, this spin-off series takes us deep inside the world of the fair-haired Targaryens as they ruled supreme over the Seven Kingdoms with an army of flying beasts and literal firepower. Coming to HBO Max in 2022.
In this Halloween special, The Muppets find themselves as guests in Disney’s famed Haunted Mansion, challenged with surviving one night inside of its creep-filled walls. They’re joined by Will Arnett, Yvette Nicole Brown, Darren Criss, John Stamos, and another famous Henson, Taraji P. Premieres 10.8.2021 on Disney+.
Will Smith teamed up with filmmaker Darren Aronofsky for an epic journey to the furthest reaches of Earth, exploring some of our planet’s most incredible and elusive sights and experiences. The six-episode National Geographic series is coming to Disney+ in December 2021.
Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film is a coming-of-age story set in the 1970s. It follows the story of young love in the San Fernando Valley and the pitfalls of high school romance. Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman (son of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman), Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, and Benny Safdie star.
After a solar flare ravages civilization, a man finds himself alone in the world. As he wanders the Earth, he adopts a stray dog and builds a robotic companion. The trio then set out on a dangerous journey to find a new home. Tom Hanks stars as Finch, with director Miguel Sapochnik behind the camera. Coming to Apple TV+ 11.5.2021.
Guillermo del Toro takes aim at Award season with this mysterious tale of a manipulative carny (Bradley Cooper) who meets his match in an even more dangerous psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett). The teaser is intentionally cryptic but drew us in with its bold visuals and emotional tension. In theaters 12.17.2021.