Top Movie News for June 15, 2019

‘Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg Blames Himself For The Film’s Failure 20th Century Fox Comic book movies almost never bomb, so when they do it’s a big deal. The most recent example: a little movie called Dark Phoenix. It’s the latest — and almost certainly final — X-Men picture, and it opened to poor reviews and relative puny box office last weekend. Need someone to blame?

‘Captain Marvel’ Deleted Scene Has Jude Law Talking to Himself What’s better than Jude Law? How about two Jude Laws? A newly released Captain Marvel deleted scene gives viewers a chance for twice the Law in one scene, in which the actor’s character in the film has a conversation with…himself. Sort of. In Captain Marvel, the alien race known as the Kree is ruled by a being known as the Supreme Intelligence. The Supreme Intelligence appears to the Kree in different forms – usually the person they admire the most. And sure enough, the person Jude Law admires the most is Jude Law.

Original Danny Torrance Actor Responds to The Shining Sequel Doctor Sleep Former actor Danny Lloyd played Danny Torrance in The Shining and thinks Doctor Sleep is already doing a good job based on the trailer.

Star Wars Fan Survey Claims Last Jedi Hate Is Based on Political Beliefs Social scientist Mark H. White II is trying to get to the bottom of all of the hate for Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi.

Men In Black: International Gets Hyped Up as Thor 4 by Ragnarok Director Men in Black: International opened in theaters this weekend and Taika Waititi likened it to Thor 4 on social media.

Stunning Endgame Portraits Remember the Original 6 and Their Sacrifices A Marvel Cinematic Universe fan has crafted six paintings to pay tribute to the original Avengers and their Endgame sacrifices.

Best Movie & TV Trailers of the Week! Frozen 2, Veronica Mars and more! Here we are wtih another addition of the best new trailers of the week! The crop of this week's preview drops include the second trailer for FROZEN 2 with Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel returning as the coolest pair of sisters this side of the fairy tale forest! We also got the very first trailer for DOCTOR SLEEP, Stephen King's sequel to THE SHINING starring Ewan McGregor as… Read More...

Bradley Cooper to Replace Leonardo DiCaprio in Guillermo Del Toro's Nightmare Alley? Bradley Cooper is in talks to join the cast of Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Nightmare Alley.

Ex: We talk Shaft with Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Roundtree and more! Who's the cat that won't cop out when there's danger all about? SHAFT! Now that that is (necessarily) out of the way, we're talkin' about SHAFT with the cast and director of the new reboot. Hard to believe, SHAFT came out almost fifty years ago, and the name shows no signs of slowing down. Directed by Tim Story, the new SHAFT brings together three generations of the legendary name: the O.G. played by Richard Roundtree, his son, John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson),… Read More...

Does Tom Holland's Multiverse Problem in Spider-Man: Far from Home Need to Be Fixed? Spider-Man: Far From Home is in theaters in a couple of weeks, but Tom Holland thinks he might have to go re-record some dialogue.

Toy Story 4 Earns Perfect 100% Fresh Rotten Tomatoes Score Disney and Pixar's Toy Story 4 looks to be another classic based on the early critical reaction.

RDJ Sends Avengers Pal Chris Evans a Cheeky All-American Birthday Salute Avengers: Endgame showed a new side of Chris Evans' Steve Rogers and Robert Downey Jr. mentioned it in his birthday message.

Friday One Sheet: Skinny Teaser for BLACK CHRISTMAS It is a trick of the eyes that this teaser poster for (another) remake of iconic Slasher picture, Black Christmas, looks longer than your usual 24x36". It is all the BLACK, negative space.

Dave Bautista says he would gladly play Bane in a Batman film Now that Robert Pattinson has been named as the next actor to portray the Dark Knight for Matt Reeves' THE BATMAN, fans have begun speculating as to which villain might appear in THE WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES director's first bat-film. So far, rogues the likes of Penguin, Mad Hatter, Cat Woman, Two Face, Firefly, and Riddler have been floated as possibilities,… Read More...

X-Men editor John Ottman shares abandoned script centered on Beast Despite the countless number of mutants to call themselves X-Men, the only two who were ever given their own film in the franchise are Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds). It's not for lack of trying, but every other X-MEN spin-off wound up stuck in development hell (looking at you, Gambit), including a potential film centered around Beast (Nicholas Hoult). John Ottman,… Read More...

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special Adds Daniel Radcliffe to Its Cast I must admit that while watching fresh-faced young actor Daniel Radcliffe in the Harry Potter film franchise, he never struck me as someone with exceptional potential in comedy.

‘A Quiet Place 2’ Will Make Some Significant Reveals About The Monsters, According To Bryan Tyree Henry Paramount Pictures John Kraskinski’s A Quiet Place became such a sleeper horror hit that he’ll be back as director and writer. Emily Blunt might return as well, along with rumored new cast members on the human side, Cillian Murphy and Brian Tyree Henry. Plot points have not been forthcoming, officially, and secrecy will obviously be cherished by the filmmakers for as long as possible. One of the most inventive aspects of the first film, of course, was the high concept of the monsters preying upon humans through the sense of sound.

‘The Banana Splits Movie’ Trailer: Syfy Turns the Happy Children’s TV Icons Into Homicidal Monsters Plenty of filmmakers have been accused of destroying people’s childhoods, but Syfy is taking that concept to a new level with The Banana Splits Movie. The furry costumed animals of the ’60s live-action Hanna-Barbera series are coming back with a vengeance — literally. No longer happy-go-lucky children’s performers, the furry foursome Fleegle the Beagle, Bingo the Gorilla, Drooper the Lion, and Snorky the Elephant are now homicidal monsters ready to wreak havoc.

Jason Reitman is currently prepping a new GHOSTBUSTERS project which will follow in the footsteps of the original films directed by his father Ivan Reitman, and at a recent GHOSTBUSTERS fan-event in Los Angeles (via CinemaBlend), Reitman revealed the origins of this new installment of the franchise. We wanted to make a love letter to the original movie. And this is a story that I -- again,… Read More...

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Review: Murder Mystery

JoBlo - Fri, 2019-06-14 03:00

Review: Murder Mystery Synopsis: Stuck in a rudderless marriage, Nick and Audrey Spitz are about to liven things up with a trip to Europe for their anniversary. But before they can enjoy the sites and eat even one plate of pasta, the two are roped into a murder mystery where they are the prime suspects.    Review: Adam Sandler has quite a sweet deal going on. Again and again, he’s… Read More...

As the summer heats up, the third season of Stranger Things isn’t too far off. The new episodes will attempt to pull you away from the incessant fireworks that will be going off on July 4, but before we get a chance to binge the latest adventure in Hawkins, Indiana, a new batch of photos has arrived from Netflix showing Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), Mike Wheeler (Finn Wolfhard), Will Byers (Noah Schnapp), Lucas Sinclair (Caleb McLaughlin), Dustin Henderson (Gaten Matarazzo), and Max (Sadie Sink) mostly enjoying the summer.

Warner Bros.' would have released Zack Snyder's Justice League 2 today, had things gone according to plan.

When strange, deadly things begin happening in the quiet, peaceful community of Centerville in Jim Jarmusch's horror-comedy The Dead Don't Die, local law enforcement officials are flummoxed, to say the least. Sheriff Cliff Robertson (Bill Murray) and his deputies, including the loyal Ronnie Peterson (Adam Driver), can clearly see that abnormal, disturbing things are happening - things they could never have imagined before, especially in their quiet little town. So, in our exclusive...Read MoreRead Comments

Composter Bear McCreary composed most of the soundtrack for the new Child's Play with toys instead of an orchestra.

Following the news that Natalie Gumede has joined the cast of Titans season 2 as Mercy Graves, it's been announced that Pretty Little Liars actor Drew Van Acker will also be coming aboard as Aqualad...

The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards will air Monday, June 17 at 9 PM ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. From the nominees to the live musical performances, here's everything you need to know.

If you recall, Colin Trevorrow was all set to direct STAR WARS: EPISODE IX, but after several years of development, Lucasfilm parted ways with the director, saying that "Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. We wish Colin the best and will be sharing more information… Read More...

Congratulation are in order, as Pokemon Detective Pikachu has now surpassed Angelina Jolie's 2001 Tomb Raider adaptation to become the highest-grossing video game movie of all time. More past the jump...

The biggest story change in the upcoming Child’s Play remake involves technology. While the original Chucky was simply a doll, the new Chucky is more akin to a robot – he has built-in A.I., and he can use that to manipulate other electronic devices around him. In a sense, the film is asking: “What if the Amazon Echo got a body, and started stabbing people?” In a new Child’s Play clip, the evils of technology are explored as Chucky goes haywire. Child’s Play Clip Artificial intelligence takes a horrifying turn in Child’s Play.

Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu is following up his smash hit rom-com with a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights.

Netflix has given a greenlight to Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan, a multi-episode docu-drama that follows ancient warlords in feudal Japan. The “stylized drama” will tell the story of the real-life Date Masamune, a legendary warrior who plucked out his own eye and whose armor may have served as an inspiration for Darth Vader’s in the original Star Wars. Read more about the show’s true-life protagonist below. Deadline brings news that Age of Samurai is coming to Netflix, and that it will be a show about multiple warlords vying to become the absolute ruler of Japan.

Getty Image For some time now, Drake has been a (or perhaps the) face of his hometown Toronto Raptors. So, when they defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to claim the championship, he was quite excited, to understate it. After the game, Drake promised he would celebrate the victory with a pair of new songs, “Omerta” and the Rick Ross-featuring “Money In The Grave,” and now the songs are out, as part of the The Best In The World Pack single.

With The Lion King remake swinging into theaters in nearly a month, director Jon Favreau explains why James Earl Jones' Mufasa is one of the few carryovers from the original classic . . .

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) In this week’s Pop Culture Imports, we have Akira Kurosawa‘s masterpiece, Ran, on the Criterion Channel, and a few hidden gems on Netflix including a superb German sexual assault drama, a poignant slice of life anime film, the latest cinematic reunion between Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz, and a vibrant animated love letter to Ancient Andean culture. Fire up the subtitles and let’s dive into the best foreign movies and TV streaming now. Best Foreign Movies and TV S

Director Andre Ovredal says his upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's The Long Walk honors what King wrote beautifully.

Getty Image Taylor Swift season just kicked into high gear. Speaking to her fans on Instagram Live, the pop titan has unveiled a ton of information surrounding her upcoming plans. The biggest info is, of course, her new album’s title and release date. The record will be called Lover and will be released on August 23. The album will be preceded by another new single, following “ME!,” titled “You Need To Calm Down,” out tonight at midnight. A video for the song will be released in a couple weeks.

"Maybe if I can fix what I broke, things will go back to normal for both of us…" Gravitas has debuted the trailer for an indie drama titled Above the Shadows, formerly known as Shadow Girl. That latter title seems like a better fit as this is a supernatural tale that follows a young woman, played by Olivia Thirlby, who has faded from the world to the point of becoming invisible. After a decade existing in the shadows, Holly meets the one man who can see her - a disgraced MMA fighter. She must restore him to his former glory if she wants to regain a foothold in the world around her.

Netflix taps Coco writer to oversee their Chronicles of Narnia franchise Although THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE was a big success, the next two films in the franchise were less so, both critically and commercially. Development on what was to be the fourth film stalled until it was announced last October that Netflix had acquired the rights to develop new TV series and films based upon C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia… Read More...

‘King Richard’, the Will Smith Movie About Venus and Serena Williams, Finds a Director and a Release Date King Richard, the biopic starring Will Smith as the father and coach of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams, has served a release date and a director. The film will bounce into theaters next November, with Reinaldo Marcus Green calling the shots. The film will track how Richard Williams trained his daughters Venus and Serena to be the best tennis players in the world. Variety reports Reinaldo Marcus Green will direct King Richard. Green directed 2018’s Monsters and Men, as well as the upcoming Mark Wahlberg movie Good Joe Bell.

Warner Bros. is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the iconic Gremlins with an upcoming 4K blu-ray release.

Chance the Rapper will serve as a co-executive producer on "Steven Universe The Movie," a musical movie adaptation of Cartoon Network's beloved TV show.

As Miles Teller continues to rev his engine while starring opposite Tom Cruise in TOP GUN: MAVERICK, the highly-anticipated sequel to director Tony Scott's 1986 classic TOP GUN, the WHIPLASH and FANTASTIC FOUR actor has recently admitted that it's difficult keeping up with the smiley couch-jumper on set. After all, everyone knows that Cruise is a powder keg of energy, now imagine if… Read More...

Because the world is cruel, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping bombed at the box office. But it seems Popstar has found a cult following since its disastrous theatrical release, because Mondo is releasing the film’s original soundtrack by The Lonely Island on vinyl. And there are five different album covers that you can choose from too. Check out the Popstar vinyl soundtrack below. Popstar Vinyl Soundtrack Mondo is releasing the Popstar vinyl soundtrack with five different covers based on the albums featured in the movie.

Kathy Bates is joining a cast of awards heavy hitters in Clint Eastwood‘s feature film based on the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. Bates will join the cast of Richard Jewell, previously titled The Ballad of Richard Jewell, as Bobi Jewell, the mother of the title character played by I, Tonya actor Paul Walter Hauser. Deadline broke the news that Bates has been cast as Bobi Jewell, Richard’s mother who was an insurance claims adjuster, in Richard Jewell, Eastwood’s upcoming film about the Olympic Park bombing during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Quentin Tarantino has revealed that he has a Star Trek script and it's R-rated, making fans freak out all over the world.

While the new season of Black Mirror is a bit underwhelming, it does contain some bright spots.

"We have to all decide together that it's enough." Good Deed Ent. has debuted a trailer for the documentary This Changes Everything, from director Tom Donahue. This inspiring doc premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year, and played at the Hamptons, Chicago, Virginia, Stockholm, Napa Valley, and Miami Film Festival. This Changes Everything is an investigative look and intensive analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists across the entire industry.

First Look at Bill & Ted's Daughters in Face the Music Pre-Production Photos Production on Bill & Ted Face the Music is about to start and co-writer Ed Solomon is hard at work in the pre-production phase.

Box Office

  • 1. Alien: Covenant
    Gross: $36,160,621
    Total: $36,160,621
  • 2. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
    Gross: $34,653,754
    Total: $301,391,228
  • 3. Everything, Everything
    Gross: $11,727,390
    Total: $11,727,390
  • 4. Snatched
    Gross: $7,832,517
    Total: $33,015,117
  • 5. King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword
    Gross: $7,152,269
    Total: $27,503,490

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