/Filmcast Ep. 476 – Skyscraper

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Moviepass’s surge pricing, try to figure out what’s up with Three Identical Strangers, and get ambivalent about Who Is America. Be sure to read Aja Romano’s review of Who Is America, Jen Chaney’s review of Who Is America, Kristen Lopez’s piece on disability in Skyscraper, and Katy Sullivan’s perspective on […]

Water Cooler: AMC A-List, Criterion, Peter Jackson, Mission: Impossible, Skyscraper, Leave No Trace, Dark Knight, The Babysitter & More

On the July 16, 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 to talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on […]

Tower of Secrets: The Russian Cash Behind a Trump Skyscraper

One October day in 2007, a celebrity real estate developer in a greatcoat and powder-blue tie alighted from a stretch limousine in Toronto’s financial district. Before a bank of photographers, he took hold of a golden shovel. To his left, also holding a novelty spade, was his partner in a $ 500 million skyscraper, construction […]

From a 7-figure bidding war to a last-minute ending reshoot: Inside how The Rock’s thrilling summer movie ‘Skyscraper’ was made

Universal Pictures “Skyscraper” is the second time director Rawson Marshall Thurber and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have worked together, the first being the hit comedy “Central Intelligence.” Thurber explained to Business Insider how he worked with Johnson on “Skyscraper.” This included insight on the bidding war for the movie, and why the two felt the […]

The Morning Watch: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ VFX Reel, ‘Skyscraper’ 1990 Trailer & 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, check out an Avengers: Age of Ultron VFX […]

The internet was entranced by a raccoon that climbed to the top of a Minnesota skyscraper

Guardian News / YouTube The internet was gripped by a daring raccoon that climbed a 23-storey skyscraper in Minnesota, USA. Nicknamed the #MPRraccoon after a local radio station, the animal drew small crowds and a lot of online support. The raccoon finally made it to the top of the building at 3 AM this morning, […]

‘Skyscraper’ Trailer: The Rock Takes ‘Die Hard’ To New Heights

Not content with simply watching Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson fight giant flying wolves and genetically mutated gorillas? Can’t wait for the more “grounded” Fast and Furious spin-off movies starring Johnson and Jason Statham? Well, Hollywood’s hardest-working actor has got you covered. The new Skyscraper trailer promotes Johnson’s latest film, whose premise boils down to “the Rock vs. giant […]

The situation at San Francisco’s sinking skyscraper is so dire that the most expensive condo has sold for $1 million under the asking price

Justin Sullivan/Getty Residents at Millennium Tower, San Francisco’s leaning, sinking skyscraper, are scrambling to sell their multimillion-dollar condos. Apartment 401, the most expensive condo for sale at Millennium Tower in 2017, has sold for over $ 1 million under its asking price. Millennium Tower is safe to occupy, though residents are still leaving.   The […]

‘Skyscraper’ Trailer: The Rock vs. Big Buildings [Updated]

Update: After the Super Bowl TV spot, Universal debuted the full Skyscraper trailer on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Check it out below, and our original article follows. Nothing can stop Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, not even a really, really big building. In Skyscraper, Johnson plays a muscular man who assesses security for skyscrapers. As bad […]