What’s on TV: ‘Nightflyers,’ ‘Truth About Killer Robots’ and ‘Searching’

This week college football rolls into the conference championship rounds, while science fiction fans can check out the latest George R.R. Martin adaptation, Nightflyers. Unlike most cable shows it will be available for a 10-episode binge from day one, so you can see all of this “haunted house story on a starship.” Tonight HBO is […]

Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Searching’ Get December China Releases

Sony is making more inroads into the Chinese movie market, with upcoming December releases for one of its most highly anticipated superhero movies and for its sleeper summer hit. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Searching both earned Sony China releases in December, with the latter indie hit gaining another Asian market after successfully premiering in star John Cho‘s […]

/Filmcast Ep. 483 – Searching

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the fun action of Upgrade, the perfectly enjoyable Juliet, Naked, and what it means to be a working actor. Be sure to check out The Big Picture’s interview with Aneesh Chaganty, as well as Ben Pearson’s interview. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail […]

Searching: You’ve never seen Windows XP and load screens like this

Ars chats up the team behind Searching. Click here for transcript. (video link) Searching may seem like a pass on paper: yet another thriller that plays out on computer screens. From Unfriended to Modern Family, viewers have seen this schtick before. To potentially complicate matters further, this one comes from a brand-new director. But Aneesh Chaganty […]

Daily Podcast: ‘Searching’ Co-Writer/Director Aneesh Chaganty [Interview]

On the August 24, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson presents an interview with first-time filmmaker Aneesh Chaganty (who’s a big fan of /Film!), the co-writer/director of one of 2018’s best movies, Searching. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the […]

‘Searching’ Director Talks Inspirations, Insane Challenges, and Casting John Cho [Interview]

Searching, an innovative new thriller about a father’s quest to find his missing teenage daughter, plays out entirely across computer screens and cell phones. That might sound like a gimmick, but aside from being an immersive way to tell this specific story, it has the effect of forcing us to reckon with the ways we […]

Water Cooler: Walter Mitty, Annihilation, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, Mission: Impossible, Rampage, Searching, Blindspotting & More

On the July 24, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall, Weekend Editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista we’ll discuss what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler and answer some listener mail in The Mail […]

Marvel’s Black Widow Movie Actively Searching for Female Directors to Take the Helm

Avengers: Infinity War is now in theaters, and it will certainly keep Marvel fans occupied for a little while. Later this summer, we’ll have Ant-Man and the Wasp arriving in theaters, and the debut of Captain Marvel in March of 2019. But after Avengers 4 hits theaters on May 3, 2019, the only movies that […]

TSA accused of searching domestic travelers’ devices with no warrant

Enlarge / A Transportation Security Administration baggage screener inspects an electronics device as a man is screened in the background at the international terminal of San Francisco International Airport August 5, 2003 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has sued the Transportation Security Administration, alleging […]