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White Boy Rick (Trailer)

White Boy Rick (Trailer)

(PG-13) Matthew McConaughey stars in this biographical adaptation of the story of Rick Wershe Jr. In his teens, Rick became a drug dealer. He would eventually become an informant for the FBI when he was only 14 years old. Premieres 9/14/18.

Mortal Engines (Trailer)

Mortal Engines (Trailer)

Our latest look at Peter Jackson’s epic sci-fi film is a jaw-dropping display of visual effects, particularly the mobile fortress known as London. We’re also introduced to the film’s heroes, who will try to stop the development of a weapon of mass destruction.

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The Evil Dead OST 2XLP

The Evil Dead OST 2XLP

Mondo’s 2XLP of The Evil Dead‘s soundtrack is no mere release. Composer Joe LoDuca re-recorded and “expanded” his original score for Sam Raimi’s 1981 horror hit. The release also features stunning cover art by Graham Humphreys and truly demonic-colored vinyls.

Suspiria (Teaser)

Suspiria (Teaser)

Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name) reboots Dario Argento’s 1977 cult classic horror film about a ballerina who joins a dance school that turns out to be a front for a supernatural conspiracy. Bonus: Radiohead’s Thom Yorke did the score for the reboot. Premieres 11/2/18.

Widows (Trailer)

Widows (Trailer)

Four robbers are killed in a heist gone wrong. Their widows step up to finish the job. Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya and more star in critically-acclaimed directors Steve McQueen and writer Gillian Flynn’s intriguing thriller.

Why Our Heroes Are Different Now

Why Our Heroes Are Different Now

(PG-13, SPOILERS) Wisecrack looks at what the depictions of Wolverine in Logan, Kratos in God of War and Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi mean, and why their symbolisms resonate so much in today’s times.

Elevators in the Movies

Elevators in the Movies

(PG-13) Editor ThorC1138 compiled this supercut of over 100 films in which an elevator plays a significant role in a scene. Ride along with The Blues Brothers, The Ghostbusters, Hans Gruber, Captain Kirk, James Bond, and many more as they ascend and descend.

The Last Jedi: Forcing Change

The Last Jedi: Forcing Change

After seeing Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, Lessons from the Screenplay was disappointed by Finn’s character arc, but impressed by Kylo Ren’s story. He decided to compare the two to show us why he didn’t approve of the former and loved the latter.

CineFix’s 100 Favorite Movies

CineFix’s 100 Favorite Movies

CineFix has given us tons of wonderful film essays and analyses over the years. Here they ranked the movies that they mentioned or picked most frequently. And no, Citizen Kane isn’t the Citizen Kane of this list.

Star Wars Death Star Section

Star Wars Death Star Section

Most of the prop sections used to film the assault on the Death Star in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope have been lost. Hollywood Memorabilia got its hands on one of the few surviving sections. It was previously owned by an ILM employee and a Star Wars collector.

Star Wars’ Lost Limbs Explained

Star Wars’ Lost Limbs Explained

Star Wars has a long tradition of having a character lose a limb or five. It started as an homage to Akira Kurosawa’s films, but ScreenPrism points out how a lost limb – in Star Wars and other works of fiction – can represent a change in that character.

Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Spoof

Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Spoof

Gamora has a few shortcomings, Iron Man knows a good deal when he sees one, and Thanos – er, Fanos? – is ashamed of his childhood nickname in ArtSpear Entertainment’s hilarious animated parody of the Avengers: Infinity War trailer.

The Sisters Brothers (Trailer)

The Sisters Brothers (Trailer)

Set in the Wild West, The Sisters Brothers is a comedy about two sibling hired guns hunting a chemist who stole from their boss. Things turn ugly when their contact sees an opportunity for himself. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly and Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Wildlife (Teaser)

Wildlife (Teaser)

Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal star in actor Paul Dano’s critically-acclaimed directorial debut. Wildlife is an adaptation of Richard Ford’s eponymous novel, about a boy who witnesses his family fall apart after they move to Montana.

Papillon (Trailer)

Papillon (Trailer)

Hollywood reboots another classic as Charlie Hunnam portrays a petty criminal wrongly convicted of murder and sent to an island prison. He befriends a counterfeiter, played by Rami Malek, who agrees to finance their escape. Based on the novel by Henri Charrière

City of Lies (Trailer)

City of Lies (Trailer)

Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker star in a movie inspired by the real life investigation of retired LAPD detective Russell Poole, who uncovered a conspiracy within his former organization that holds clues to the murders of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

Mowgli (Trailer)

Mowgli (Trailer)

“I thought I could teach you how to belong. But I was wrong.” Motion capture artist Andy Serkis directs and stars alongside an all-star cast, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Christian Bale, and Cate Blanchett in this dark live action take on The Jungle Book.

Terminator 2 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

Terminator 2 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

iCollector is auctioning off a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle that was used in the filming of Terminator 2. The motorcycle has seen better days, but it has only 392mi on it and was acquired directly from the movie’s production company. Clothes and boots not included.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Trailer)

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Trailer)

In Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Ethan Hunt tries to finish a mission that ended badly. This leads the CIA to question his motives, and ends up sending other agents – including one played by Henry Cavill – to take down Hunt. Twice the enemies, twice the stunts.

Batman Ninja (Blu-ray & DVD)

Batman Ninja (Blu-ray & DVD)

DC Comics‘ latest Batman animated movie is now available on digital, Blu-ray and DVD. Batman Ninja is a decidedly Japanese and anime-flavored take on the Caped Crusader, featuring various anime styles of imagery and over-the-top action sequences.

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The Catcher Was A Spy (Trailer)

The Catcher Was A Spy (Trailer)

Morris “Moe” Berg was an American catcher and coach in the MLB during the 20’s and 30’s. He was an unremarkable player, but his intellect attracted the US government, who turned him into a spy during World War II. Starring Paul Rudd, Paul Giamatti and Jeff Daniels.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (Trailer 2)

Ant-Man and the Wasp (Trailer 2)

The latest trailer for Marvel’s upcoming superhero comedy sees Ant-Man and the Wasp use their size-shifting abilities in even more creative ways. It’s a lot of fun and games, but can they beat someone that they can’t hit? The movie premieres on 7/6/18.

Collateral: The Midpoint Collision

Collateral: The Midpoint Collision

In fiction, villains are often needed for the hero to have a point. But Lessons from the Screenplay uses Michael Mann’s action film Collateral to show that the good guys – and the audience – can also learn a thing or two from the bad guys.

Three Identical Strangers (Trailer)

Three Identical Strangers (Trailer)

Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman are triplets who got separated at birth and accidentally met each other when they were teenagers. But this documentary doesn’t stop there and asks the hard questions: how and why?

Marvel Movies Recap

Marvel Movies Recap

Avengers: Infinity War is almost here. If you need a refresher of what has happened in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far, Variant Comics has you covered. Watch the video and look back at the past 18 movies in the MCU, from the first Iron Man to Black Panther.

The Equalizer 2 (Trailer)

The Equalizer 2 (Trailer)

(Gore) “…the only disappointment is that I only get to do it once.” Former CIA black ops Robert McCall pulls a John Wick when his friend is murdered. Denzel Washington reunites with director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) for another brutal action flick.

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