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J.W. Rinzler, Prolific Lucasfilm Author, Dies at 58

Prolific author and Lucasfilm editor Jonathan Rinzler, better known by his pen name J.W. Rinzler, died July 28 at his home in Northern California after an 11-month long bout with pancreatic cancer, according to a local news outlet. He was 58 years old.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Films, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, George Lucas, Sarah, Northern California, Return Of The Jedi, Lawrence Kasdan, J W Rinzler, Rinzler, Jw Rinzler, Imax Films


Updates From The Batman, Y: The Last Man, and More

(aka Scream 5) is apparently going to take some “risks.” Joe Manganiello gives some more details on Moonhaven. Plus, updates from all the Ws: Westworld, What We Do in the Shadows, What If, and more. Spoilers away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Manganiello, Films, Amc, David Cronenberg, Comic, Westworld, Batman, Rachel Weisz, Kristen Stewart, Viggo Mortensen, What We Do In The Shadows, Comic Book, Scream, Chadwick Boseman, Elliot


Brotherhood of the Wolf Is Still the Greatest French Historical Epic Martial Arts Monster Movie Ever Made

Martial arts movies that double as historical epics are supposed to be set in Asia. They’re not supposed to take place in the opulent, luxurious, ostentatious mansions of the bewigged aristocracy of 1760s France. Yet 2001’s Brotherhood of the Wolf has the audacity to take these wildly incohesive elements, along with…Read more...
Tags: Asia, Science, France, Films, It, Pope, Monica Bellucci, Wolf, Fronsac, Marianne, Sylvia, Shout Factory, Beast, Mani, Vincent Cassel, Mark Dacascos


Zoe Saldana Is Making a Space Opera Anime for Crunchyroll

Zoe Saldana has starred in some of the biggest, most successful films in history. Next up, she’ll try to make more history by teaming up with the hugely successful anime brand Crunchyroll to create a franchise of her own. Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, Avatar, Crunchyroll, Star Trek Beyond, Zoe Saldana, Zoe, Human Interest, Gamora, Nyota Uhura, Mariel Saldana, Joanne Waage, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films


The New Cinderella Trailer Gives Us Big Knight's Tale Vibes

Maybe it’s just us, but when we see people in period clothing singing catchy modern pop songs, we’re instantly transported back to 2001. That was when a young actor named Heath Ledger (along with Paul Bettany, Alan Tudyk, and others) gave us A Knight’s Tale, a fun medieval adventure film filled with modern music. What…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, It, Sony, Heath Ledger, Cinderella, Idina Menzel, James Corden, Paul Bettany, Broadway Musicals, Knight, Pierce Brosnan, Billy Porter, Camila Cabello, Kay Cannon


Nicholas Hoult Will Star as Dracula's Henchman in Universal Monster Comedy Renfield

He’s played J.R.R. Tolkien, the X-Men’s Beast, and a romantic zombie—plus, we all witnessed him in Mad Max: Fury Road. Now Nicholas Hoult is adding another notch to his already impressive genre resume, signing on to star as the title character in Chris McKay’s Dracula-adjacent Universal monster movie Renfield.Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Films, Tom Waits, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Chris Mckay, Jrr Tolkien, Mad Max, Francis Ford Coppola, Rick, Charlie, Nicholas Hoult, J R R Tolkien, Van Helsing


This Jurassic Park History Takes You Inside the Series Like Never Before

Dr. Grant, my dear Dr. Sattler... welcome to Jurassic Park: The Ultimate Visual History. io9 is excited to reveal the official cover and multiple spreads from an upcoming behind-the-scenes tome which publisher Insight Editions is calling “the last word on the most epic saga in movie history—the definitive…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, Laura Dern, Lucasfilm, Grant, Lex, Michael Crichton, Jurassic, Tim, Kathleen Kennedy, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, Lego Jurassic World


DC May Have Found Its Live-Action Blue Beetle

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ next live-action feature film just picked up a pair of writers. Marvel’s What If cast is missing at least one popular actor. Plus, the Munsters are going to be looking pretty swank when they return to the screen. Spoilers right this way...Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Films, Dc Comics, Dan Brown, Peter Capaldi, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mark Hamill, Platform Games, Spider, Xolo, Santorum, Cindy, Colin Jost, Dave Bautista


Sony Wants Venom to Wrap All the Way Around Your Face With 270-Degree Movie Screens

Sony Pictures and cinema tech firm CJ 4DPlex are joining forces to unleash an unholy terror upon moviegoers this September: a Venom sequel but in the 270-degree ScreenX format.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Sony, Imax, Dell, Sony Pictures, Spider Man, Steven, CJ Group, Green Goblin, Venom, ScreenX, Spider Man 3, Sony International, JongRyul Kim, The Amazing Spider Man


Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Release Date Comes With a Breathtaking First Look

Frodo’s journey to Mordor was a long and dire one and so too will the journey be to the next Lord of the Rings story. Filming on the first season of Amazon’s upcoming, ultra-expensive, new television adaptation finished in New Zealand Monday and, to celebrate, the company announced that the show will debut on…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, The Hobbit, New Zealand, Man, Warner Bros, Bilbo, Peter Jackson, Jrr Tolkien, Middle Earth, Elf, The Lord Of The Rings, Frodo, New Line Cinema, Patrick McKay


Nine Days Will Stick in Your Mind and Never Let Go

Nine Days is kind of like Pixar’s Soul with a Sundance vibe, which is fitting since it premiered at Sundance in 2020. It’s just now being released though and this blend of fantasy and fate was well worth the wait. Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Bill, Pixar, Will, Kane, Alexander, Sundance, Emma, Tony Hale, Benedict Wong, Zazie Beetz, Winston Duke, KYO, NINE DAYS


Suicide Squad Director David Ayer Has Every Right to be Upset

David Ayer, director of the 2016 Suicide Squad, has taken to Twitter to discuss his experience shooting the film.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Social Issues, Suicide Squad, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Bright, Sabotage, David Ayer, Lee Smith, Ayer, Zack Snyder, Steven Price, Tim Grierson, Jame


Could Cowboys & Aliens be Making a Cinematic Comeback?

Jon Favreau directs an all-star cast of actors in the 2011 film Cowboys & Aliens including, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano, and many others. It had everything to be a summer blockbuster franchise, but that didn’t happen. At the cost of $160 million, the movie only grossed $175…Read more...
Tags: Science, Yahoo, Films, Actors, Dreamworks, Aliens, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Jon Favreau, Alien, Paul Dano, Rosenberg, Sam Rockwell, Scott Mitchell, Could Cowboys






Jaws Musical Bruce Set to Hit the Seattle Stage Next Year

Bruce is the new musical from the Seattle Repertory Theater based on Jaws’ screenwriter Carl Gottlieb’s memoir The Jaws Log.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Robert Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Evil Dead, Jaws, Broadway Musicals, Bruce, Broadway Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACE, Bandstand, Seattle Repertory Theater, Richard Oberacker, Donna Feore, The Evil Dead


Official Trailer for Brand New Cherry Flavor Series Hits the Internet

Netflix dropped the official trailer for the supernatural horror limited series Brand New Cherry Flavor which premieres on the streamer August 13. The show is inspired by a novel of the same name by Todd Grimson and stars Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Catherine Keener (Get Out),…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Fiction, Netflix, Lisa, Catherine Keener, Nick Antosca, Alita, Rosa Salazar, Battle Angel Alita, Jeff Ward, Alita Battle Angel, Rosa Salazar Alita, Manny Jacinto, Brand New Cherry Flavor, Todd Grimson


Taika Waititi's Flash Gordon Film Might Be Live-Action Now

Filmmaker Taika Waititi is involved with so many things it’s very easy to forget one or two. For example, you probably remember he’s making Thor: Love and Thunder, and he’s supposed to do a Star Wars movie. You may even know he’s a bad guy in the new Ryan Reynolds movie Free Guy and produces What We Do in the Shadows,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Films, Boy, Thor, Ryan Reynolds, George Lucas, What We Do In The Shadows, Thunder, Flash Gordon, Gordon, Collider, Taika Waititi, John Davis, Waititi, Taika


Spock’s Famous Gesture Imagined Like Never Before in this Star Trek Time-Lapse

August 2021 is a big month for Star Trek fans. Yes, your favorite Paramount+ shows are slowly beginning to trickle back onto the service (Lower Decks returns Augsut 12), but beyond that it’s the 100th anniversary of something even more special: the birth of Gene Roddenberry. Star Trek’s creator was born on August 19,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Gene Roddenberry, Kirk, Vulcan, Uhura, Human Interest, Star Trek The Original Series, Gene Roddenberry Star Trek, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Trekkie


A Waterworld TV Show Is in the Works

It may end up taking 30 years—but Waterworld could finally get the sequel it so desperately wanted. Collider reports that a streaming TV show take on the infamous 1995 Kevin Costner film is now in the works, which would pick up the story in that film 20 years after its ending. 10 Cloverfield Lane and The Boys director…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Universal Studios, Kevin Costner, Cloverfield, Dan Trachtenberg, Collider, John Fox, John Davis, Kevin Reynolds, Waterworld, Cloverfield Lane, Water World, The Boys, Tina Majorino, Jeanne Tripplehorn


49 New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Keep You Turning Pages in August

The end of summer is approaching, but there’s still a full month of what we can technically refer to as “summer reading.” Good thing August has a galaxy’s worth of new sci-fi and fantasy book releases, with parallel universes, ghost hunters, supernatural battles, deep-space intrigue, all manner of witches, and so much…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Fantasy, Angels, Stephen King, ESP, Netflix, William Gibson, Luciana, Adrian, Pat Cadigan, Dungeons Dragons, Lee, Hugo, Andra, Stark


Vivo's First Trailer Is About the Power of Music (and Adorable Honey Bears)

We’ve known for years that the idea behind Vivo—and its Lin-Manuel Miranda-created original soundtrack—laid dormant until Sony Pictures quietly picked up the project five years ago. Now, we’ve finally got a glimpse of it, and perhaps a cute Kinkajou was worth the wait.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Netflix, Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, Sony Pictures, Hamilton, Vivo, Gabi, Lin Manuel Miranda, Andres, Zoe, Mitchells, Michael Rooker, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Nicole Byer


The Lord of the Rings Studio Wanted to Kill Off One of the Hobbits

Although Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings saga makes many tweaks in bringing J.R.R. Tolkien’s world to the big screen, it is by and large a faithful adaptation. But pressure from the studio in one weird way would’ve taken it down a very different path: a bit of halfling havoc.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Hobbit, Sam, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, Jrr Tolkien, Billy Boyd, The Lord Of The Rings, Pete, J R R Tolkien, Gandalf, Frodo, Dominic Monaghan, Saruman, Pippin


Once and Future's Next Arc Begins With an Important Reminder: Don't Wake the Fairies

We’ve been enamored with Once and Future’s modern twist on Arthurian fantasy ever since it kicked off and gave us a sweeping tale of magic, terror, and shitty nationalists being thwarted by grandmas with machine guns. But now the series is heading into a new chapter that’s more mystical and dangerous than ever, and…Read more...
Tags: Games, Science, Video Games, Rose, Duncan, Don, Arthur, Avalon, Christian Ward, Dan Mora, Otherworld, Creative Works, Duncan Mcguire, Bridgitte Mcguire


The Nerd's Watch: Best Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Streaming in August

Though a lot of movie theaters are back to full function, the safer option for entertainment remains streaming, and fans who choose to stay home and take advantage are constantly rewarded with tons of new content. At the start of each month, most streamers—Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Disney+, and HBO Max—do a little…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Science, Robin Williams, Films, Ben Affleck, Disney, Netflix, Mick Jagger, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lopez, Sandra Bullock, Idris Elba, Francis Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger


VFX Icon Phil Tippet's Long-Awaited Movie Looks Absolutely Incredible

Star Wars. Indiana Jones. RoboCop. Jurassic Park. These films and franchises will live forever, and they attained those heights with a little help from Phil Tippett—one of the most legendary visual effects artists in Hollywood history. He’s especially known for his work with stop-motion animation and now, he’s…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Films, Jurassic Park, Stop Motion, Jurassic World, Robocop, Indiana Jones, Phil Tippet, Phil Tippett, Star Wars Indiana Jones, Robocop 2, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


James Gunn Wants You to Watch the Guardians' Holiday Special Before Volume 3

Linda Blair says she’s not been asked to return yet for the new Exorcist trilogy. Hear a snippet from The Green Knight’s soundtrack. Plus, what’s to come when Supergirl and Stargirl return. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, It, Guy Pearce, Archer, Predator, Guardians Of The Galaxy, James Gunn, Ryan Murphy, Supergirl, Kara, Linda Blair, John Fox, Brad Falchuk, John Davis, The Exorcist


Lucasfilm Hires YouTuber After His Deepfake of Luke Skywalker in The Mandalorian Goes Viral

Finally, a story about deepfakes that’s free from the moral squishiness and consent issues that plague the people creating them. On Tuesday, a spokesperson for Lucasfilm confirmed that the company had hired a popular deepfake creator as a “senior facial capture artist” under the company’s computer graphics subsidiary,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Films, Robert De Niro, Ai, Will Smith, Lucasfilm, Henry Cavill, Deep Learning, Mark Hamill, Identity Theft, Luke Skywalker, Industrial Light, Deepfake, The Mandalorian, Creative Works


Emily Blunt and the Rock Drip With Charismatic Chemistry in Disney's Jungle Cruise

The first time I went to Disneyland, I was 32 years old. Jungle Cruise is a ride that many theme park lovers encourage first-timers to visit, so I waited in line for 45 minutes and was extremely underwhelmed. Thank goodness the new movie, starring Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Édgar Ramírez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dwayne Johnson, Films, Disney, Indiana, Cruise, Warner Bros, Disneyland, Indiana Jones, Emily Blunt, Paul Giamatti, Jack Whitehall, Edgar, Jesse Plemons, MacGregor, Michael Green


Lamb's Disturbing First Trailer Knows What the Farmer Has Been Up To

Though the first trailer for A24's Lamb—from director Valdimar Jóhannsson—at first seems like it’s about to tell you a story about a couple of lamb-herding farmers living quiet lives in the mountains, it quickly takes a dark turn that evokes both Sweet Tooth and Ari Aster’s Midsommar. There’s been something...strange…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Lamb, Maria, Ingvar, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ari Aster, Valdimar, Valdimar Jóhannsson, Creative Works, Hilmir Snr Gunason



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