‘Widows’ Featurette: How Chicago Shapes The Steve McQueen Heist Thriller

“We’re after the truth. I don’t go to a location with a stencil. I adapt to the environment,” reads a quote by director Steve McQueen at the beginning of the newest Widows featurette about the film’s Chicago location. The gritty heist thriller, penned by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, is set in the Windy City, and couldn’t take place […]

Water Cooler: Ozark, Doctor Who, Black Klansman, Always Sunny, Money Heist, Predator, Conjuring, Pachinko, Doom Patrol

On the September 11, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the […]

The Heist That Broke Pinochet's Back

Hands Up: A look at history’s greatest heists and most intriguing robberies. Read more. The alarm blared at the state bank in the northern town of Chuquicamata, Chile, on March 9, 1981, prompting police to check the vault. They found it slightly ajar but nothing missing, so they locked it back up and went home. […]

$1 million heist on Russian bank started with hack of branch router

Enlarge (credit: Henry Burrows / Flickr) A prolific hacking group has struck again, this time stealing close to $ 1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank. The July 3 heist came about five weeks after the sophisticated hackers first gained access to the bank’s network by compromising a router used by a regional branch. The theft—which […]

The ‘American Animals’ Opening Scene Gets Ready for a Heist

American Animals focuses on one of the strangest art heists in history. A group of college kids from wealthy backgrounds banded together to steal a collection of rare art books. Things didn’t go as planned. Now, you can watch the American Animals opening scene below, featuring the characters preparing for their big heist. American Animals Opening […]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Early Buzz: A Fun Heist Movie, But Donald Glover Steals the Show

Every Star Wars movie is undoubtedly an event, but Solo: A Star Wars Story can’t help but feel different from everything that has come before. Sure, it’s another prequel (and we all remember those), but it takes a beloved character from the original trilogy, recasts him with a fresh-faced young actor, and offers up an origin […]

Denn eine Frau zu sein heißt nicht, dass du frei von frauenfeindlichen Gedanken bist.

Warum fällt es uns schwer, der Kassiererin oder dem Kassierer in die Augen zu schauen, wenn wir Tampons kaufen? Dieser Person ist es wahrscheinlich sowieso egal! Wir werden oft dazu gebracht, uns für eine normale Körperfunktion zu schämen, die nicht verhindert werden kann und die ein Großteil der Weltbevölkerung regelmäßig erlebt. Sie ist nicht mit […]

Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, and Richard Jenkins to Star in Miranda July’s Heist Film

Female-led heist films are officially a trend. With Ocean’s 8 and Widows coming up later this year, a third heist movie is now in the works from indie filmmaker Miranda July. The project is still untitled, but she’s managed to secure Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld) and Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) as two of her lead actors, […]

Director Rob Cohen on ‘The Hurricane Heist’ and the Evolution of ‘Fast and Furious’ [Interview]

Director Rob Cohen has been shooting car chases, explosions, and shootouts for years now. The director behind xXx, The Fast and the Furious, and The Boy Next Door enters new territory with his latest, The Hurricane Heist, which has its shootouts and chases unfold during a category five hurricane that brings brothers, played by Toby Kebbell […]

$500mn crypto heist: Coincheck hack victims promised compensation

A Japanese exchange is to begin compensating customers who had their cryptocurrency stolen in a heist worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Coincheck announced that it would reimburse all 260,000 users affected. READ MORE: Greek top court paves way for US extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Hackers entered its systems and plundered $ 500million […]