‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ Review: Ben Wheatley’s Dysfunctional Family Drama Feels More Like a TV Pilot Than a Film [Festival du Nouveau Cinéma]

It’s the tried and true experiment: stick a dysfunctional family in a big house for a day and see what happens. When done well, it can be a like a cathartic claustrophobic symphony. But Ben Wheatley‘s Happy New Year, Colin Burstead doesn’t pack a punch. This particular story of family dysfunction is set in the […]

7 More Movies to See From This Year’s New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival has run longer than most of his prestigious contemporaries — the 56th annual edition ended yesterday — and though it’s easy to lump them all together, it’s really an altogether different kind of festival. It stretches out for a longer period, three weekends and two weeks, as opposed to the […]

Daily Podcast: Best Soundtracks For Bad Movies, How To Become A Film Writer, Wu-Tang, Black Panther 2, Aladdin, & Daredevil

On the October 12 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Senior Writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Wu-Tang, Black Panther 2, Aladdin, Daredevil Season 3 and in the mail bag we’ll answer some listener e-mail. You can […]

Aladdin TRAILER: Did you spot the returning ORIGINAL film star?

After yesterday’s long wait for the teaser, the first look at Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin has finally arrived. The brief trailer gives a feel for what fans can expect next May, from the scorching Middle Eastern deserts to Agrabah in the distance. There’s even a shot of Jafar’s parrot Iago, flying over an Arabian […]

Daily Podcast: Biggest Film Pet Peeves, Movie Marathons, Mr. Mom, Fantasy Island, Rookie of the Year & Apple

On the October 11 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Weekend Editor Brad Oman and Senior Writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Mr. Mom, Fantasy Island, Rookie of the Year and Apple. And in the mailbag we’ll answer some listener e-mails. […]

The Greatest Showman NEW album: Guess WHICH superstars sing these songs from the film?

Some of the greatest voices in pop like P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, James Arthur, Craig David and Jess Glynn will feature on new versions of the already-iconic songs. Famed accapela group Pentatonix will also lend their unique sound to the major new project. A songalong version of the original album will be released first on October […]

The Nicaraguan Film That'll Make You Angry Enough to Box, Happy Enough to Cry

With two small buns perched atop her head and sweat dripping down her face, Yuma socks the punching bag in swift succession — left, right, left. Repeat. The hits are intentional and forceful — there’s no mistaking how angry she is. Her boyfriend is a good-for-nothing drug dealer, her mother has left Yuma responsible for […]

Horror Film ‘Gretel and Hansel’ Adds ‘It’ Star Sophia Lillis

Sophia Lillis is sticking with the horror genre. The It breakout actress is joining Oz Perkins‘ Gretel and Hansel, a reimagining of the classic fairy tale about two youngsters who run afoul of a hungry witch. Lillis played Beverly Marsh in It, and was recently seen in HBO’s thriller series Dark Objects. More on the Gretel and Hansel cast below. […]

‘Terrified’ Review: Meet the Argentinian Horror Film That Will Make You Sleep With the Lights On [Fantastic Fest]

“Is there anything we can do?” His words tremble as officer Funes stands bleeding, quickly losing his grasp on reality in front of a paranormal investigator. As quickly as the word “no” escapes her lips, a monstrous hand violently reaches out from the wall and breaks her neck. It’s this kind of hopelessness, fear, and […]

Venom: Is the Tom Hardy film in the MCU? How does it connect to Tom Holland’s Spider-Man?

The Spider-Man spin-off has hit cinemas in the UK today, but there’s no sign of the Web Slinger. While Venom is a Marvel villain who last appeared on the big screen in Spider-Man 3, he’s not part of Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe. So how does that work? Well it all comes down to studios’ rights […]