Simon Pegg reunites with his Cornetto Trilogy buddy Nick Frost in this monster comedy. In Slaughterhouse Rulez, Pegg plays a substitute teacher at an elite boarding school. Mayhem unfolds when a mysterious sinkhole appears on school grounds. Premieres 10/31/18.
Zion Clark was born without legs. As a child, he was put up for adoption and bounced from foster home to foster home growing up. But he fell in love with wrestling and used that as his outlet. This documentary follows his story in high school. Premieres 8/10/18 on Netflix.
The Coen Brothers’ comedy masterpiece The Big Lebowski turned 20 this year. To celebrate, Universal is releasing a 4K ultra HD version on Blu-ray. There’s also a limited edition with a mini bowling bag and ball pen holder, cardigan disc cover, and a teensy rug. Drops 10/16/18.
Lessons from the Screenplay looks at two Mission: Impossible movies to show how they’re well laid out heist films. A large part of the movies lead up to a tense heist. Even though we know that the heroes are going to succeed, we’re still excited by it.
Our first look at Venom had people wanting more of the alien symbiote. The second trailer does just that – perhaps too much. Watch it to see Eddie Brock team up with his bloodthirsty friend, and a surprising hint of levity that was also not evident in the first trailer.
Our latest look at the film adaptation of the cyberpunk manga Battle Angel Alita. Alita has no memories of her past and a relatively frail body. Just as she starts to discover who she really is, her potential makes her a target for those who want her power.
A housewife meets a seemingly perfect woman with a mysterious past. The woman suddenly disappears, throwing the life of her family and her new “friend” in danger. Starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. From director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Spy) Premieres 9/14/18.
Saoirse Ronan stars as Mary, Queen of Scots in this historical drama. As she asserts her claim to the throne, she inevitably clashes with the Queen of England, Elizabeth I, played by Margot Robbie. Their friendship devolves into a rivalry that will change the course of history.
The Favourite is set in 18th century England. Rachel Weisz stars as Lady Sarah, who starts as the close friend of the mad Queen Anne. Emma Stone enters the scene as the servant Abigail, who dreams of returning to the aristocracy, and sees an opportunity with the queen.
“Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration I’ve decided not to endorse your park.” Lessons from the Screenplay uses the original Jurassic Park as an example of how a movie’s theme can be used to flesh out characters – to become an embodiment of important questions.
Horror and monster movie buffs should watch out for Universal Pictures’ Universal Classic Monsters Blu-ray release. It consists of 30 films from 1931 to 1956, including the original Dracula, The Invisible Man and Phantom of the Opera. It also includes a collectible booklet.