Disney-owned Movies Anywhere, the industry’s latest stab at a unified cloud locker for home entertainment, is off to a solid start, if early usage data is any indication: Consumers streamed more than 3 million hours of content since the launch of the service in October, according to data shared at a Fox Innovation Lab CES […]
Access’ Scott “Movie” Mantz and Fandango’s Nikki Novak break down the year in film 2017. Plus, the panelists rank the superheroes of the year with Access’ Scott Evans.
After a long day of transforming himself into former Vice President Dick Cheney on the set of an upcoming movie, it’s hard to imagine The Dark Knight star Christian Bale rushing out to catch a screening of Justice League so he can compare his take on Batman with Ben Affleck‘s. And as revealed in a new interview, Bale hasn’t gotten around […]
Tonight brings the end of 2017, and it couldn’t come soon enough. This year has been a nightmare for a variety of reasons, whether it’s because of hurricanes, mass shootings, or the disaster that’s currently living in the White House. Thankfully, we got some relief from this year thanks to the movies. Nick Bosworth, an […]
How will the industry realign in a post-Weinstein era?
In honor of Steven Spielberg‘s new newspaper drama The Post, we’ve combed through the archives, pounded the pavement, dusted off the typewriter and put together a list of some of the best newsroom movies fit to print. It’s a list comprised of both crusading, truth-seeking journalists and career opportunists willing to bend the truth as long […]
Christmas Day is a good time to curl up on your couch and watch some TV. From family-friendly movies to marathons of your favorite shows, there’s a lot on the tube. Here’s a smattering of programming awaiting you as the day unfolds. “A Christmas Prince” (Netflix) An American journalist wins the heart of a royal…
Merry Christmas! And like the majority of those attractively wrapped presents under the tree, most of the big new movies Hollywood’s releasing for the holiday weekend may be nice to have, but aren’t quite what was wanted. Along with a very good Western that ultimately overstays its welcome, we’ve got three wise auteurs who made […]
The organizers of the Berlin Film Festival have announced 16 movies in the Generation category, which comprises projects aimed at younger viewers. Divided into Kplus and 14plus categories for under-14s and teens respectively, this is the 41st edition of Generation. “’Generation’ shows films that stay close to the daily lives and fields of experience of children […]
Like James McAvoy in ‘Split,’ the best work of the year often hides in plain sight in films that aren’t highbrow enough to earn nominations.
The debut films by Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird”) and Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) also rank among the year’s best.
On the December 1, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and /Film writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest news, including a Harley Quinn movie, Disney suing Redbox, the most rented Redbox movies, Amazon’s television pilots, Wonder Woman 2’s love story, Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s […]
Christmas is television’s favorite holiday — a fact no one with a TV set can possibly miss over the next month.
Big Cries during “The Remains of the Day” and “Truly Madly Deeply” marked significant moments in my romantic life.
Churchill, Churchill, Churchill. You’ve got so many great actors playing Britain’s World War II prime minister nowadays, you’d think he was a Kennedy or something. The standout among this year’s crop of Winstons, though, appears to be Gary Oldman’s in “Darkest Hour” (Nov. 22). The veteran English actor – who incidentally portrayed assassin Lee Harvey […]
Brad Harris, best known for his work in sword-and-sandal movies, died Tuesday. He was 84. The actor and stuntman worked in Europe for majority of his career, appearing in over 50 spy films and spaghetti Westerns in the 1960s, including “The Fury of Hercules,” “Pirates of the Mississippi,” “Black Eagle of Santa Fe,” “Kiss, Kiss, […]
We’re especially looking for the surprising or the extraordinary.
This year’s horror movies are doing so well, it’s scary. Frightening flicks such as “Get Out,” “It” and most recently “Happy Death Day” have made $733 million in ticket sales this year, the New York Times and Box Office Mojo reported. That’s the biggest box office year for horror ever, without adjusting for inflation. And…
ANTALYA, Turkey — Aida Begic spent months working with aid groups and displaced Syrian families and orphans in preparing her portrait of the refugee crisis, as seen from the eyes of children in “Never Leave Me.” The subject is well-known to the Bosnian survivor of the Balkan War, whose films often focus on the youngest […]