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‘Gurren Lagann’ is a Hype Machine of an Action Anime That Encapsulates Everything Great About Saturday Morning Cartoons

(Welcome to Ani-time Ani-where, a regular column dedicated to helping the uninitiated understand and appreciate the world of anime.) The mecha genre, where giant robots that can combine and form even bigger robots punch other giant robots or monsters in the face in epic fights, is one of the pillars of anime. Yet the genre also has enough space to allow for a subgenre dedicated to poignant explorations of war and the effect of piloting giant weapons of mass destruction on the human psyche.  ...
Tags: Movies, Features, Netflix, Anime, Hulu, Simon, Ani, Yoko Littner, Evangelion, Studio Gainax, Kamina, Gurren Lagann, Simon Simon, Featured Stories Sidebar, Titan Gurren Lagann


Henry Rollins talks KCRW radio show, playing bad guys, and his favorite vampire and Wolfman

Henry Rollins is one of the nicest guys ever to be typecast as the bad guy. And that’s just fine, says the punk rock renaissance man whose CV includes everything from fronting the Rollins Band — and before that, Black Flag — to author, spoken-word performer, radio show host and movie villain. “With full honestly, I’m just glad for the work,” says Rollins, whose new movie “Dreamland” arrived this week. “Because I’ve not been to acting class. I don’t have a natural thing with acting. Lion cu...
Tags: Europe, Music, Hollywood, London, Movies, Australia, Los Angeles, Sport, Juliette Lewis, Uganda, Things To Do, Soccer, Antarctica, Henry Rollins, Laurie Anderson, Gypsy


10 Streaming Horror Movies to Get You Through These Troubled Times

(Welcome to Now Scream This, a column where horror experts Chris Evangelista and Matt Donato tell you what scary, spooky, and spine-tingling movies are streaming and where you can watch them.) Matt: A few days ago, Chris and I decided this week’s theme should be “feel good” horror movies because we can all use some hope and empowerment. Simpler times when our US government’s only failure was 2020’s pandemic response. At this very moment? I’m writing about horror movie recommendations while Ame...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Features, Horror


Exclusive Daddy Issues Clip for Gravitas Ventures’ New Romantic Comedy

Exclusive Daddy Issues Clip for Gravitas Ventures’ New Romantic Comedy ComingSoon.net has an exclusive Daddy Issues clip from Gravitas Ventures’ upcoming romantic comedy starring Kimberley Datnow (Margo, Sleeping wake, Immorta). You can check out the clip in the player below! RELATED: Daddy Issues Trailer & Poster Starring Kimberley Datnow From Clean Slate Productions, Daddy Issues centers on hapless 20 something stand-up comedian Henri (Datnow), who hasn’t been funny since her absent dad die...
Tags: Video, London, Movies, La, Nolan, West Coast, Alice, Gravitas Ventures, Daddy Issues, Henri, ComingSoon, Movie News, Laura Holliday, Logan Lerman John Hawkes, Kimberley Datnow, Kimberley Datnow Margo Sleeping


UK Studios Beginning to Reopen As Film, TV Projects Attempt to Restart Production

UK Studios Beginning to Reopen As Film, TV Projects Attempt to Restart Production According to Deadline, some of the UK’s biggest studios are beginning to reopen as film and television projects are attempting to head back into production. Two of those studios, Elstree Studios and Twickenham Studios, announced work has resumed while other studios are preparing to begin shoots once more in the coming weeks. RELATED: The Batman, The Witcher & More May Resume Production in the UK One of the studi...
Tags: UK, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, TV News, ComingSoon, Movie News, Kristofer Hivju, Pinewood Studios Group, UK Studios Beginning, Elstree Studios and Twickenham Studios, Bob Terry Arborfield, Maidstone Studios, BBC Studioworks, BBC Elstree Studios


The Mystery Surrounding ‘Tiger King’ Rival Carole Baskin’s Missing Husband Has a New Twist

The fascinating story at the center of Netflix’s true crime documentary series Tiger King keeps getting better. Hot on the heels of the news that the zoo formerly owned by Joe Exotic has been ordered to be handed over to his rival, Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary owner Carole Baskin, there’s a chilling update in the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her husband Don Lewis. Local Florida news outlet 10 Tampa Bay (via Entertainment Weekly) has gotten confirmation from Florida sheriff Cha...
Tags: Florida, Television, Movies, Documentary, Netflix, Gulf of Mexico, Lewis, Hillsborough County, Don Lewis, Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, Chad Chronister, Tiger King, Tampa Bay via Entertainment Weekly, Pilot Country Airport, Springhill Florida


First Teaser for Francois Ozon’s ÉTÉ 85 Takes Us Back to the 1980s [Plus Full Cannes 2020 Lineup]

First look at the latest from the prolific French filmmaker. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Video, Movies, World cinema, Francois Ozon, New Releases, The Movie Waffler


New Trailer and Poster for Witchcraft Thriller COVEN

A possessed witch terrorises a college campus in Margaret Malandruccolo's supernatural thriller. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, The Movie Waffler, Margaret Malandruccolo


New to Digital/DVD/Blu-Ray - EMMA

Latest adaptation of Jane Austen's enduring tale. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Digital, Jane Austen, Dvd, Bluray, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Eric Hillis, Blu Ray EMMA


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Bar Rescue’ Looks, Sounds and Smells Like a Bad TV Show, So Why Can’t I Stop Watching It?

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Bar Rescue Where You Can Stream It: The Paramount Network website (or, if you haven’t cut your cord yet, it plays constantly on the actual Paramount Network when they’re not otherwise airing ads for Yellowstone). The Pitch: Bar and nightclub expert Jon Taffer shows up at a troubled establishment and yells at everyone until they...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Features, Bar Rescue, The Quarantine Stream


First Full Trailer for Thomas Vinterberg's Cannes Film 'Another Round'

"We only drink during work hours." "Like Hemingway." Screen Daily has unveiled an official promo trailer for the film Another Round, also known as Druk, the latest feature from acclaimed Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Commune). The film was announced as a Cannes 2020 selection yesterday, meaning it would've premiered at the film festival last month, but will instead play at other fests before release. Four teachers embark on an experiment where ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Thomas Vinterberg, Cannes, Indies, To Watch, Hemingway Screen Daily, Maria Bonnevie


Renny Harlin Gets Ready to Shoot Comedy Film in Finland

Renny Harlin Gets Ready to Shoot Comedy Film in Finland According to The Hollywood Reporter, Renny Harlin — director of Die Hard 2: Die Harder and Cliffhanger, among others — is prepping the comedy Class Reunion 3 to shoot in Finland later this month under strict COVID-19 safety protocols. Co-written by Harlin, the third installment to the franchise (which will mark Harlin’s first feature in the Finnish language) follows a trio of down-on-their-luck middle-aged friends who are brought back t...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, China, Beijing, Finland, Jackie Chan, Hong Kong China, Movie News, Lilly Wachowski, Renny Harlin, Harlin, Action Film, Coronavirus, Kenny harlin, Joey Loomis Micah Lyons Harlin, Mari Perankoski


New Release Review [Digital/DVD] - PAYBACK

A pair of debt collectors run into trouble in Las Vegas. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Digital, Dvd, Las Vegas Read, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Musanna Ahmed


Enter the Fat Dragon Trailer: Donnie Yen Stars in New Martial Arts Movie

Enter the Fat Dragon trailer: Donnie Yen stars in new martial arts movie Well Go USA has released the official trailer for the upcoming martial arts comedy film titled Enter the Fat Dragon, featuring acclaimed Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen. The film will have its U.S. debut on July 14 on VOD, Blu-ray and DVD. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Peninsula Trailer: The Train to Busan Sequel Arrives! Based on the 1978 film of the same name, Enter the Fat Dragon is a hilarious chronic...
Tags: Hong Kong, Video, Usa, Movies, Busan, Donnie Yen, Zhu, Wong Jing, Well Go Usa, Connie Wong, Kenji Tanigaki, Enter the Fat Dragon, Fat Dragon, Fallon Zhu, Louis Cheng, Yen Jing


‘We Are Freestyle Love Supreme’ Documentary and ‘Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge’ Premieres Delayed in Solidarity with Protesters

Right now, all attention is on the extremely necessary protests unfolding in the United States and the rest of the world after the unlawful murder of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In an effort to make sure the focus stays on these historical protests, Hollywood creators are delaying some projects that were intended to debut this week. The debut of Lin-Manuel Miranada‘s documentary We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, which focuses on the improvisational ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Instagram, Documentary, Disney, Best, United States, United Kingdom, Lucasfilm, Hulu, Black Lives Matter, John Boyega, Solidarity, Black, Lin-manuel Miranda


Devils: The CW Nabs US Rights to Patrick Dempsey’s Italian Drama

Devils: The CW nabs US rights to Patrick Dempsey’s Italian drama The CW has officially acquired the rights to Grey’s Anatomy vet Patrick Dempsey’s new Italian drama series titled Devils, Deadline confirmed. It is scheduled to make its U.S. broadcast debut later this year for the Tuesday-8PM slot, replacing Two Sentence Horror Stories and Dead Pixels on the network’s Fall 2020 line-up. This latest series acquisition comes after The CW has also nabbed the rights to CBS All Access’ Tell Me a St...
Tags: TV, Movies, US, Italy, TV News, The Cw, Cbs, Sky Atlantic, Cw, Grey, Patrick Dempsey, Sky Italia, Dempsey, Devils, Massimo, Dominic


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.03 Promo Has Alien Commies

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 7.03 promo: Alien Commies From the Future Marvel Entertainment has released the first promo for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D‘s upcoming episode 7.03 titled “Alien Commies from the Future!,”  featuring the team as they take a visit to the infamous Area 51 while it also teases the return of Enver Gjokay’s Daniel Sousa from Agent Carter. Written by Nora and Lilla Zuckerman, the new episode is set to air on Wednesday, June 10. Check out the video in the player be...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Abc, New York City, Marvel, Earth, TV News, Marvel's Agents Of Shield, Hydra, Jessica Jones, Elena, Daniel Sousa, Kevin Feige, Nora, Coulson


First Trailer for Thomas Vinterberg’s ANOTHER ROUND, Starring Mads Mikkelsen

First look at Vinterberg's booze-fuelled comedy. [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Video, Movies, World cinema, Thomas Vinterberg, Vinterberg, Mads Mikkelsen, New Releases, The Movie Waffler


‘Bill and Ted’s Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter Make an Excellent Surprise Appearance at San Dimas’ Virtual Graduation

The Bill & Ted series is known as the nicest sci-fi comedy about a pair of stoners who travel through time. And in trying times as these, we need a little nice every now and then. Bill & Ted stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are living up to their films’ reputation by making a surprise appearance at the virtual graduation ceremony of San Dimas High School, the same school where Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure takes place. In their short message to the graduating class of San Dimas, they had s...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Ted, Bill, Barry, Keanu-Reeves, MGM, Around The Web, Reeves, Logan, Theodore, San Dimas, Chris Matheson, Bill Ted


New to DVD/Blu-Ray - THE RHYTHM SECTION

A woman hunts the terrorist responsible for the plane crash that killed her family. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Dvd, Bluray, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Eric Hillis


Trolls World Tour Leads Tiny Box Office

Trolls World Tour Leads Tiny Box Office With more theaters opening up around the country amidst the lighter COVID-19 safety restrictions, we finally have some box office numbers to report. The top film, Trolls World Tour, earned a meager $656,000 over the Memorial Day weekend, and according to Deadline the sequel took the top spot these past two weekends and has reached a whopping $2.09 million stateside. No. 2 belongs to The Invisible Man, which racked up $444,000 over the holiday and ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Jamie Dornan, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Sony, Box Office, Kelly Clarkson, Pixar, Justin Timberlake, Deadline, Techno, Kenan Thompson, Anderson Paak, Kendrick, Tenet


New to Digital/DVD/Blu-Ray - PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

In 18th century France, an artist is tasked with painting a secret portrait of a young noblewoman. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, France, Digital, World cinema, Dvd, Bluray, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Eric Hillis


Filmmakers, Writers Rally Behind John Boyega After He Gives a Rousing Black Lives Matter Speech

The Black Lives Matter movement and the anti-police brutality protests sweeping the nation have become a sort of litmus test for which celebrities can put their money where their mouth is. Empty words of support and vague platitudes don’t work anymore when America — and the rest of the world — is this angry and this broken. Sure, some stars are obliged to the big money-making corporations and their carefully set standards. But John Boyega doesn’t care about that. Boyega starred in (and was argu...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Movies, Disney, America, Hair, John, Lucasfilm, Black Lives Matter, Hyde Park, Mark Hamill, John Boyega, Edgar Wright, Lin Manuel Miranda, Seth Grahame Smith, Boyega


The Morning Watch: Bringing Slimer to Life in ‘Ghostbusters’, The Formula of Romantic Comedies & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a Ghostbusters featurette showing the creation of Slimer from detailed storyboards to the final cut of the movie. Plus, learn about the formula of romantic comedies, from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Bef...
Tags: Movies, Ghostbusters, Hulu, Adventure Time, Vanity Fair, When Harry Met Sally, Gravity Falls, Harry Met Sally, Morty, Rick, Rick And Morty, Justin Roiland, Ivan Reitman, Video Of The Day, The Morning Watch, To All The Boys I've Loved Before


‘Twister’ Honest Trailer: Welcome to the Exciting World of Wind Science

As if there wasn’t enough to worry about right now, don’t forget that it’s tornado season. And since there aren’t any new blockbusters hitting theaters, there’s no better time to take a look at Twister, one of the biggest hits of 1996. Tornadoes are destructive cyclones that can tear apart entire buildings, but before they form, there’s just some regular old weather in the sky, doppler radars to check, and wind to stare at. Seriously, how did Twister make storm chasing so exciting? It seems by ...
Tags: Movies, Indiana, Netflix, Twister, Lol, Honest Trailers, Honest Trailer, Action/Adventure, Video Of The Day


WandaVision Reportedly Set to Resume Filming in July

WandaVision reportedly set to resume filming in July Following the production wrap party that was held for WandaVision last March, it seems like work is still not done for Disney+’s highly-anticipated MCU series, with filming reportedly scheduled to resume next month. According to the Tampa Bay Comic Convention, Paul Bettany has cancelled his planned appearance due to a sudden filming commitment for the upcoming series. “We finally received word from Paul Bettany’s representation, and unfort...
Tags: Facebook, TV, Movies, Disney, Los Angeles, Fbi, TV News, Marvel Studios, Paul Bettany, Evan Peters, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Elizabeth Olson, PAUL, Kathryn Hahn, Teyonah Parris, Matt Shakman


Stalin Wants New Tanks in Trailer for Russia's 'Tanks for Stalin' Movie

"A race against time." Another official trailer has just debuted for Tanks for Stalin, a WWII movie from Russia about the infamous T-34 tank. Set in 1940 on "the eve of the war with fascist Germany" - a prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race against time - and the enemy. Starring Andrey Merzlikin, Aglaya Tarasova, Anton Filipenko, Aleksandr Tyutin, Sergey Stukalov. This is Rus...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Germany, Russia, Moscow, Stalin, To Watch, Foreign Film, Stalin Wants New Tanks, Stalin Movie


Pete Davidson Comes Out of His Basement With Judd Apatow’s Help

The “S.N.L.” star is open about his struggles. The director focuses on the personal. Still, their “The King of Staten Island” was “fraught with the possibility of failure.”
Tags: Movies, News, Staten Island, Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Davidson, Apatow, Judd, Pete (1993-, The King of Staten Island (Movie


A Sweet Sickness: The Flathead Movie Is Some Old School Gearhead Fun

Hot rod builder and award-winning filmmaker Brian Darwas talks with the world’s top engine builders and fabricators in A Sweet Sickness: The Flathead Movie. In a relatively short film, Darwas introduces us to Ryan Cochran of the Jalopy Journal, along with Vern Hammond and Jack Carroll of The Burbank Choppers. release date September 9 2011 director Brian Darwas Starring Vern TardelMike HermanVerne Hamond WHERE TO WATCH IT Amazon Prime ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Ford, Autos, Southern California, Man Cave, Jalopy Journal, Virginia Beach Virginia, Motorbooks, Tony Borroz, Brian Darwas, Joe Montgomery, Martyn L Schorr, Ryan Cochran, Vern Hammond, Jack Carroll


Superhero Bits: Evan Peters Rumored for ‘WandaVision’ Appearance, Spider-Man Joins NYC Protests & More

Which DC’s Legends of Tomorrow cast member left the show in the season finale? Which character had a more extended opening scene in Suicide Squad? Will X-Men franchise star Evan Peters appear as Quicksilver in WandaVision? Is there a possible romance between Diana and Cheetah in Wonder Woman 1984? Who else has thrown their hat in the ring to play Green Lantern? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. For your kids who are curious about Batman, here’s a rundown of the famous ve...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Superhero Bits, Agents of SHIELD, Batman, Cyborg, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Green-Lantern, Hellboy, Justice-League, Spider-Gwen, Spider-man, Stargirl, Suicide Squad, WandaVision, Wonder-Woman, X-Men