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The 14 Greatest Science Fiction Movies Of The 21st Century

The last two decades have seen an embarrassment of riches for fans of science fiction. Iconic sci-fi franchises like "Star Wars" and "Planet of the Apes" have returned with some of their greatest installments. Filmmakers like Christopher Nolan, Denis Villeneuve, and Alex Garland have pushed the genre forward with stylish, thought-provoking films that prove there's demand for original science fiction stories as well. Sci-fi now intersects regularly with other genres, including fantasy, action, ho...
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Ranking Morgan Freeman's 20 Best Roles

Morgan Freeman is one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, with credits in over 100 films. Despite his extensive filmography, Freeman actually got his start in film relatively late in his career. A frequent stage performer and star of the PBS children's show "The Electric Company," Freeman landed key breakout roles throughout the '80s that launched him into stardom.Freeman works consistently and is very reliable. Even in weaker films, Freeman rarely gives a bad performance, and is usuall...
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Daily Podcast: Chris Nolan's Next Film, The Penguin Spin-Off, And Will We See Dune Part 2?

On the September 14, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by news editor Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and TV news, including Paramount's new plan to focus on streaming, Christopher Nolan's new movie, "Dune: Part 2," and the Penguin HBO Max spin-off.Opening Banter:In The News:Ben: Paramount is Scaling Back on Blockbusters to Focus on StreamingHT (OG Ryan): Christopher Nolan Chooses Universal for His A-Bomb Movie, Leaving Warner Bros.Ben (OG Jeremy): D...
Tags: Podcast, Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Paramount, Ben, Ben Pearson, Denis Villeneuve, Chris Nolan, SlashFilm, Hoai Tran Bui, Sam Hume, Warner Bros Ben OG Jeremy


The 12 Best Film Composers Of All Time

There's more to a film score than an opening theme, though many of the more recognizable composers got to where they are by writing the theme to a beloved franchise. Film scores set the mood. They create an environment. As far as post-production goes, music is as important as editing when it comes to tone and pacing. Sometime you don't even notice the score in the background of a film, and that's powerful too. There's a reason that a lot of people like listening to film scores while working. It'...
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Christopher Nolan will make his next movie with Universal after falling out with Warner Bros.

Christopher Nolan with John David Washington on the set of "Tenet." Warner Bros. Universal has landed Christopher Nolan's next movie. Warner Bros. has been involved with all of Nolan's films for nearly two decades, until now. Nolan was critical of Warner Bros.' decision to release its movies this year to theaters and HBO Max simultaneously. See more stories on Insider's business page. Filmmaker Christopher Nolan is ending his nearly 20-year partnership with Warner Bros.Univ...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Spike Lee, Nolan, Warner Bros, Universal Pictures, Martin Scorsese, Variety, Tenet, Robert Oppenheimer, Scott Stuber


Christopher Nolan Chooses Universal Pictures For His A-Bomb Movie, Leaving Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.' loss has turned into Universal's gain. We recently learned that Christopher Nolan, the A-list director behind "The Dark Knight" trilogy and "Dunkirk," among many others, was looking for a home for his latest movie. It will reportedly focus on Robert Oppenheimer, the man behind the atom bomb. Nolan has reportedly landed on Universal, which is without a doubt a huge get.Per Deadline, Universal Pictures will finance and distribute Nolan's next movie. It has officially been given the g...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Netflix, Sony, Manhattan, Nolan, Warner Bros, Cillian Murphy, MGM, Dunkirk, Oppenheimer, Tenet, Robert Oppenheimer, SlashFilm, Emma Thomas


Don't Worry Darling: Florence Pugh And Harry Styles Furiously Make Out In Olivia Wilde's Psychological Thriller

Between Greta Gerwig, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Olivia Wilde, I couldn't be more thrilled about this great-actor-to-surprisingly-great-filmmaker pipeline in recent years. Gerwig has quickly established herself as one of the best and most in-demand writer/directors in the business right now and Gyllenhaal's "The Lost Daughter" recently premiered to positive reactions at the Venice Film Festival. After debuting with the very well-received comedy "Booksmart" in 2019, Wilde is now flexing her genre mus...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Trailers, Harry Styles, Nolan, Olivia Wilde, Shia LaBeouf, Florence, Gyllenhaal, Don, Shane, Silberman, Wilde, Gerwig, Katie Silberman


2021 Summer Box Office Was Up 893 Percent — But Pump The Brakes On The Celebration

It is absolutely no secret that the summer moviegoing season last year was virtually non-existent. The pandemic all but obliterated what is usually the busiest time of the year for Hollywood. Sure, Russell Crowe got crazy in "Unhinged" and Christopher Nolan tried to save cinemas with "Tenet," but the box office was ultimately but a grain of sand on the beach compared to normal times. But there is some good news! The box office for summer 2021 was up a shocking (on the surface) 893 percent compar...
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Every Christopher Nolan Film Ranked Worst To Best

Christopher Nolan is easily one of the most influential filmmakers working today. While the "Dark Knight" trilogy ranks as his highest-grossing set of films to date, Nolan is one of the few directors who generates blockbuster-worthy box office takes for original stories. His mind-bending, special effects-heavy features have made him is a favorite among younger film fans, but he's often praised by his contemporaries as well.The financial success of Nolan's films is matched by their critical accla...
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Christopher Nolan's Next Project Will Tackle J. Robert Oppenheimer And The A-Bomb

Big news, Nolanites: Christopher Nolan is lining up his next film and now we know what it will be about. The director of "Memento" and "The Dark Knight" trilogy is shopping his latest script around Tinseltown, and in a move that should surprise no one, he's looking to movie studios outside his usual sandbox of Warner Bros.Deadline reports that Nolan's next film will focus on "J. Robert Oppenheimer's role in the development of the atom bomb during WWII." There's no title yet that we know of, but ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Clint Eastwood, Nolan, Warner Bros, Dunkirk, Oppenheimer, Tenet, Tinseltown, Robert Oppenheimer, Dunkirk France, J Robert Oppenheimer, SlashFilm, Warner Bros Deadline, Warner Bros Sandbox Like Dune


Scarlett Johansson's Top Movies Ranked Best To Worst

Scarlett Johansson has had a prolific and multi-faceted career. Despite portraying the character of Natasha Romanoff in the MCU for over a decade, Johansson has managed to make films that cross an impressive array of genres. She's worked in indie films and foreign films, has a second career using her voice as a musician, and more. She resists being tied down by genres or archetypes; when she's been doing the same thing for too long, she swerves, usually with great results.Johansson has had the o...
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Movies Like Inception That Are Definitely Worth Watching

Christopher Nolan's love for metaphysical themes transcends his whole filmography. His movies question reality and identity and dive deep into complicated existential tales built around memories, dreams and time. He's also known for his sleek images and larger-than-life soundscapes.If the Dark Knight Trilogy put Christopher Nolan on the map as a film director who could work with big studios, the blockbuster "Inception" (2010) that cemented his storytelling style in the general public's eye. "Inc...
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Christopher Nolan Dropped A $500,000 Camera Into The Ocean

By Ryan Menezes Published: September 06th, 2021
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Christopher Nolan's Filmography Predicted Our Current Masked, Muffled Reality

It's been a year now since Christopher Nolan's "Tenet," the movie that was supposed to bounce us back from the pandemic and save theaters, landed in the United States. For those who ventured out to see it, "Tenet" may have provided a surreal moviegoing experience — if only because the scene in the theater mirrored the one onscreen. In both of them, people had their faces covered in masks.There are any number of movies or TV shows that could be said to have "predicted" aspects of the real-world f...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, United States, Steven Soderbergh, Nolan, Warner Bros, Fortis, Ridley Scott, Tom Hardy, Dunkirk, Coop, Tom, Don, Soviet Union


The 16 Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime Right Now

Any time is a great time to watch a horror movie (or two or three), but as summer winds down and we move into autumn, it makes even more sense to bust out the popcorn and turn on something scary. Luckily, Amazon Prime has a number of great horror films that are included with your membership that you can watch right now. Saving money while making your heart pound and your blood race -- what could be better than that? From lighter, more fun fare to the darkest of terrors, Amazon Prime's eclectic l...
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Movies Like Interstellar That Are Definitely Worth Watching

"Interstellar" is the closest thing to a classic science fiction movie that Christopher Nolan' has made so far, blending hard sci-fi tropes with an earnest exploration of humanity's drive to survive. For science fiction fans, it's instantly familiar stuff. Nolan's storytelling doesn't always land as powerfully as the movie's visual effects, but "Interstellar" still works as a thoughtful, understated love-letter to the stories that built the science fiction genre.Stripped to its basics, "Interste...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Michael Bay, Disney, Nasa, Earth, Moon, Clarke, Arthur C Clarke, Stanley Kubrick, Danny Boyle, Steven Soderbergh


Impeachment Review: American Crime Story Turns The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal Into Addictive, Uncomfortable TV

"He's going to have to resign." That's a sentence multiple people say on different occasions in "Impeachment: American Crime Story," the latest entry in the anthology series that began with "The People vs. O.J. Simpson," and continued with "The Assassination of Gianni Versace." Those previous two seasons dealt with murders as the inciting action, but the deaths in "Impeachment" are metaphorical deaths by a thousand cuts, where people are mercilessly pilloried in the press and the court of public...
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42 of the Most Mind-Blowing Special Effects Sequences in Movie History

Admittedly, we’ve gotten a little jaded. Digital effects are so omnipresent in our blockbusters that we’ve come to expect the impossible from movies. Our sense of awe has been, perhaps, a bit dulled, even as we’re very easily disappointed (although I don’t see the human-feline CGI monstrosities from Cats pleasing…Read more...
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The 20 Best Heist Movies Of All Time

Heist movies transcend genre. You can have frivolous, fun heist movies like "The Italian Job," or heartfelt, straight-faced ones like "Point Break." The heist itself can be meticulously planned and meditative, like the one in "Inside Man," or fall apart before it's even begun, as in "Good Time."To be clear, this is a list of heist films, not movies about con artists. "The Sting," "The Brothers Bloom," and "Gambit" are all brilliant, but the heist tropes -- planning the mission, gathering the tea...
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The 15 Best Batman Comics You Need To Read

With a cowled and caped Robert Pattinson ready to slide down the bat-pole in March, 2022, and Michael Keaton set to reprise his role as the World's Greatest Detective just a few months later, there's never been a better time to remember that the ongoing Batman saga is just as convoluted in the comics as it is on screen.While you might think that the grim and gritty Dark Knight didn't exist until the '80s, Batman actually started as a brooding avenger, heavily influenced by "The Shadow" and other...
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Gasp, Wonder Woman 1984's Patty Jenkins Also Hates Seeing the Box Office Hit By Streaming

Patty Jenkins has joined the growing crowd of directors who immensely dislike your ability to watch their films on TV screens instead of movie screens during a global pandemic. She’ll be in good Hollywood company, as Tenet’s Christopher Nolan and Dune’s Denis Villeneuve have also gone out of their way to decry their…Read more...
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Michael Caine Says He Spent Eight Years Trying To Not Blink On Camera

"Some men just want to watch the world [blink]" ... but not Sir Michael Caine. The two-time Oscar-winning actor, known to millennials for his roles in "The Cider House Rules" and all but one Christopher Nolan movie since "Batman Begins," has a secret weapon when he's acting: he doesn't blink.Before you start to doubt him or question his acting methods, consider the fact that the 88-year-old Caine has appeared in over 130 films. His career stretches back much further than the 21st century, to '60...
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Spider-Man Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

In the '90s, Spider-Man was caught in a web of litigation that made it seem like he'd never get his own, proper film. Two decades earlier, select episodes of "The Amazing Spider-Man" TV series enjoyed a theatrical release outside the U.S. Around the same time, a short film based on Toei's television adaptation, "Spider-Man," played in Japanese theaters. However, these were glorified TV movies. Fans hoping for a real Spider-Man film could only fantasize about the James Cameron blockbuster that ne...
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Matt Reeves Wants The Batman To Be "The Most Emotional Batman Movie Ever Made"

Fans tend to have a very specific shortlist of items they expect to see in Batman movies, items that don't really apply as much to other comic book adaptations: a great Bat-suit, a pervasive sense of self-serious grittiness, and a high degree of faithfulness to the comics, to name just a few. "Emotion" doesn't usually seem to rank at the top of these demands, but that's exactly what director Matt Reeves is committed to delivering with "The Batman." Shaking Things Up These days, the question of h...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Gotham, Robert Pattinson, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Nolan, Reeves, Snyder, Matt, Zack Snyder, Pattinson, Frank Miller, Matt Reeves


‘Church of Living Dangerously’ Will Star Christian Bale as a Drug Smuggling Preacher

New Regency is adapting the true story of how a megachurch pastor became a drug runner for the Mexican cartel into a movie. Christian Bale is attached. Preaching About God with a Bengal Tiger Behind the Pulpit Deadline is reporting that New Regency acquired the film rights to a Vanity Fair article, “The Church of Living Dangerously,” by David Kushner. The piece chronicles how John Lee Bishop — a pastor with an 8,000+ congregation who brought a 350-pound tiger onto his stage in a former K-M...
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‘Reminiscence’ Ending Explained: Let’s Solve The Mystery of This Sci-Fi Noir

Reminiscence is now in theaters and streaming on HBO Max, and you know what? It’s not half-bad! I wouldn’t go so far as to say it’s a great movie, or even a very good movie. But it’s a well-made original bit of sci-fi noir that takes hard-boiled pulp and blends it with vague futuristic tech. But for all its charms, Reminiscence fails to stick the landing and gives us a rather ho-hum ending that might have you scratching your head. Never fear – I’m here to give you the skinny on what’s going on....
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‘Interstellar’ Ending Explained: Join Us in the Space Library as We Ask “Does It Hold Up?”

The very first image we see in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is a bookshelf with a toy space shuttle on it. There are dust motes in the air, like you might see in the light of an old movie projector, only these aren’t from simple house dust. They’re from a dust storm. Interstellar made its original theatrical run back in late 2014 when lead actor Matthew McConaughey was enjoying a career resurgence, colloquially known as the “McConaissance.” By now, it’s one of those movie titles that could ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, Hollywood, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Matt Damon, Time, Nasa, Earth, Features, Anne Hathaway, Dylan Thomas, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Caine, Batman, Nolan


Why the future of movie theaters is looking uncertain again

"Venom: Let There Be Carnage." Sony Some Hollywood studios have once again started delaying their movies or selling them to streamers. It's a sign that theaters could face more complications as concerns over the coronavirus intensify. Here is Insider's guide to how Hollywood and movie theaters got to this point, and what the future looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. While the North American box office has yet to rebound, there have been some signs of recov...
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25 of the highest-paid movie roles of all time, including $100 million for a single film

Keanu Reeves in "The Matrix" Warner Bros. Actors don't get paid like they used to, but some can still negotiate huge deals. Actors like Will Smith, Ryan Reynolds, and Daniel Craig have struck big with Netflix movies. Robert Downey Jr. was the highest-paid actor of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by far. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's rare for actors to rake in huge salaries today, at least compared to the days when audiences were drawn to a movie primarily base...
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The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Free Guy’, The Making of ‘Beckett’ with John David Washington & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, see what VFX artists think of the super buff Ryan Reynolds created for the box office chart-topping action-comedy Free Guy. Plus, go behind the scenes of the new Netflix action thriller Beckett starring J...
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