Based on Isaac Asimov’s award-winning novels, Foundation follows a band of exiles on their epic journey to save humanity and rebuild civilization as the Galactic Empire crumbles. With writer and executive producer David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight, Man of Steel) at the helm, it looks promising. Coming to Apple TV+ 9.24.2021.
The trailer for Marvel Studios’ Eternals reveals the dire consequences of bringing everyone back from “The Blip” and finally reveals the reason why the mystical team didn’t intervene in the fight against Thanos – or any of Earth’s many other conflicts, for that matter.
Nicolas Cage gets top billing in this colorful samurai western about a criminal who is sprung from jail by a warlord and forced to rescue his runaway granddaughter. If he does not comply or attempts to flee, he’ll meet a terrible fate. We’ve got an Escape from New York meets The Road Warrior vibe going here.
Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, Peter Sarsgaard, and Michael Stuhlbarg star in this drama about America’s opioid crisis. It explores the early promises of OxyContin, the massive lies told by its makers, and the tragic impact that the highly addictive pharmaceutical has had on millions. The mini-series premieres 10.13.2021 on Hulu.
Rick James was a true original. He defied expectations and blasted out some incredible funk and disco music. But his talents and showmanship were offset by a cycle of addiction and abusive behavior. Showtime goes inside the world of the real Super Freak through performance footage, interviews, and more. Premieres 9.3.2021.
Phil Tippett is the stop-motion genius behind scenes like the marching AT-ATs in The Empire Strikes Back and ED-209 in the original Robocop. Now, some 30 years in the making, his passion project is complete. MAD GOD is described as a sci-fi/horror “set in a Miltonesque world of monsters, mutants, and mad scientists.”
Italian icons Campari and filmmaker Federico Fellini collaborated on an ad in 1984. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the late director has contributed to another pioneering short film, Campari Red Diaries 2021: Fellini Forward. AI tools created dream-like images drawing from Fellini’s work and input from his family and crew.
If Valdimar Jóhannsson’s movie Lamb lives up to its intense trailer, it looks like it’s gonna be one wild ride. It follows the story of a childless couple in Iceland who adopt a newborn lamb on their farm, but after they start treating the animal as a member of the family, it may just end up ripping them apart.
The long-awaited follow-up to Ivan Reitman’s two Ghostbusters films was directed by his son Jason. It follows the story of a family who leaves the big city for the country and discovers they have a connection to the specter-fighting team. They end up dusting off the ECTO-1 and proton packs after spirits rise once again.
Director Denis Villeneuve’s take on Dune is almost here, and it looks spectacular. The latest big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel follows the epic saga of a young man who travels to the galaxy’s most dangerous planet on a quest for his family’s survival. Drops 10.22.21 in theaters and on HBO Max.
Because watching grown men act like idiots never gets old, Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, and Jeff Tremaine have assembled the Jackass gang for another movie packed with self-destructive stunts. Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, and Wee Man are joined by a fresh batch of victims this time out. Drops 10.22.2021.
Created by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo, this comedy series follows the story of four indigenous American teenagers and their adventures as they attempt to make their way from rural Oklahoma to the elusive and exotic land of California. Streaming 8.9.2021 on FX on Hulu.
Marvel’s animated series “What If… ?” imagines alternative stories and variants of popular characters from the world of superheroes. As the Marvel cinematic multiverse expands, familiar storylines offer unexpected twists and new alliances emerge. Coming to Disney+ 8.11.2021.
Val Kilmer has played roles from The Doors’ Jim Morrison to Batman to Top Gun’s Iceman. He’s created and performed music for soundtracks, and written and directed films. This energetic documentary takes us on a wild ride through Val’s 40+ year career and the challenges he’s faced. On Amazon Prime 8.6.2021.
Eternia is on the verge of extinction, and the Guardians of Grayskull must band together to save it – and the rest of the universe. He-Man faces off against an even more powerful Skeletor in this animated series from writer-director Kevin Smith. Premieres 7.23.2021 on Netflix.
The Star Wars franchise has paid homage to Japanese cinema and folklore throughout the years. Now Disney+ repays the debt by inviting seven of Japan’s top animation studios to create unique anime stories that take place in the Star Wars universe. The series premieres 9.22.2021.
The long-awaited prequel to The Sopranos is almost here. It follows the rise of a young Tony Soprano under the wing of his uncle Dickie Moltisanti. James Gandolfini’s son Michael portrays Tony, surrounded by a killer cast, Sopranos’ creator David Chase, and director Alan Taylor. In theaters and on HBO Max 10.1.2021.
While on a flight from Germany to New York, a woman and her son find themselves the victims of a hijacking. But the terrorists are unaware that the woman possesses a dark secret – she’s a vampire. Bloody hell breaks loose in the skies over the Atlantic in this horror-thriller headed to Netflix on 7.23.2021.
Here’s a fresh look at the new streaming series based on Isaac Asimov’s renowned science fiction novels. The epic story follows a group of exiles who must band together to keep humanity alive and rebuild civilization after the fall of the Galactic Empire. Coming to Apple TV+ 9.24.2021.
Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, and Simon Helberg star in this musical film about a stand-up comedian and his love for a famous opera singer. Penned by Ron and Russell Mael, AKA Sparks and directed by Leos Carax, it looks like one wild ride. It’s opening Cannes 2021, in theaters 8.6.2021, and on Amazon Prime on 8.20.2021.
Questlove’s filmmaking debut is a concert doc about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, held just 100 miles from Woodstock. Featuring Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & The Family Stone, and more. It’s a testament to the power of music during times of unrest, both then and now. Debuts 7.2.2021 in theaters and on Hulu.
Jean-Luc Picard is back for another season, and this time it looks like he and his crew must save the very fabric of time from destruction thanks to an old and persistent nemesis. It looks like Q’s trial truly is never-ending. Coming to Paramount+ in 2022.
With its devilishly difficult gameplay and awesome animation, Cuphead achieved quite the following among gamers. Now, we’re getting a Cuphead animated series, and King Dice is voiced by none other than Wayne Brady. The Netflix series follows brothers Cuphead and Mugman as they get into trouble on Inkwell Isle.
(Gore) We were glued to our screen for every minute of Invincible season one. Robert Kirkman’s animated series has great characters, amazing action, visceral violence, and packs an emotional punch. Still, Screen Junkies managed to find a few things to poke fun at, especially the protagonist’s tendency to over-apologize.
This Disney+ series picks up the day after the Monsters, Inc. power plant started running on children’s laughter instead of screams. It follows the story of Tylor Tuskmon, a recent grad of Monsters U. who always wanted to be a scarer, but comes to find that laughter is what’s in demand these days. Premieres 7.2.2021.
Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy wrote and directed this sci-fi thriller about a private investigator who helps clients unlock lost memories. But he becomes obsessed with one case, leading him down a dark path. Stars Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, and Thandiwe Newton. Coming to HBO Max and theaters on 8.20.21.