The 6 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘The Favourite’ ‘Creed II’

This week’s big streaming title of note is the feature directorial debut of one of our finest actors, while the new release disc and VOD slate includes an Oscar winner, a couple of shoulda-been nominees, an engaging sequel, and a forgotten little early-‘90s gem. ON NETFLIX The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Chiwetel Ejiofor not […]

Sylvester Stallone Announces ‘Creed II’ as the Last Round for Rocky Balboa

Creed II hit theaters last week, and even though it came in #2 on the box office charts behind a record-breaking haul for Ralph Breaks the Internet, the movie carved its own legacy by landing the biggest Thanksgiving opening weekend ever for a live-action movie. Now, if a new Instagram video from Sylvester Stallone holds […]

‘Creed II’ is About More Than Revenge, According to Michael B. Jordan

Creed II will have Adonis Creed facing off against Victor Drago, son of Ivan Drago – the man who killed Adonis’ father, Apollo. That sets Creed II up to seem like less of a boxing drama and more of a revenge thriller. But according to star Michael B. Jordan, there’s a lot more to Creed II than simple […]

John Woo Brought Genuine Hong Kong Spectacle to ‘Mission: Impossible II’

(Welcome to Team Leaders, a series where we explore how the directors of the Mission: Impossible movies used this franchise as a canvas to explore their pet themes and show off their unique sensibilities. In this edition: John Woo’s graceful Hong Kong transplant, Mission: Impossible II.) 18 years after the May 2000 bow of Mission: Impossible II, it’s somewhat […]

‘American Psycho II’ Is the Kind of Sloppy Mess That Patrick Bateman Would Despise

(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. In this edition, we find out what happens after Patrick Bateman realized he would never be caught or made to pay for his crimes.) The poster for 2002’s American Psycho II: All American Girl promises a killer […]

‘Creed II’ Screenwriter on Apollo Creed’s Legacy and Crying During the First Movie [Exclusive]

Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker spoke with /Film by phone this week about the second season of his show. We’ll bring you the full interview next week, but during the interview, we got to ask him about writing the sequel to Creed, which brings back Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), with a son of his […]

‘Poison storm, gas cuts & Cold War II’: How MSM lost the plot over Salisbury attack

Diplomatic relations between Russia and Britain have nosedived in the aftermath of the Sergei Skripal poisoning. Media outlets in the UK and around the world are scrambling over themselves to declare a second Cold War. British tabloid The Daily Mirror led the charge with a front page that screamed “Cold War II: Putin vows revenge […]

Star Wars Bits: Curling with BB-8, Lucasfilm’s Porg Cake, and ‘Battlefront II’ Easter Eggs

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: BB-8 Goes to the Winter Olympics Lucasfilm loses their minds over a very creepy porg cake J.J. Abrams drops some unexpected Episode 9 news A lot of Star Wars: Rebels spoilers, so fans beware! And much more. If you’ve been on the internet at any point in the […]

Does ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ Reveal Rey’s Parents?

Back in the Ye Olde Tymes of Star Wars, fans could pick and choose how deep they wanted to go. Stop at the movies? That’s okay. Indulge in the novels and comics and video games? Go for it! That’s getting trickier these days now that Lucasfilm is maintaining a more unified canon, layering background information […]

‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ public betas are available this weekend

Whether it’s the cinematic campaign, the much-improved space combat or simply being able to pilot ships as the franchise’s favorite muppet wizard, there’s a lot to look forward to when Star Wars Battlefront II hits store shelves on November 17th. Lucky for everyone, beta versions of the game are available to play on PC, PS4 […]