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Sword Art Online War of Underworld Final Season Climatically Clashes

As any individual watching the series likely prophesied, Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld‘s final season will be rife with conflict as an endless onslaught of battles can be observed in the anime’s latest PV, such content perhaps proving appealing even to those who don’t particularly favor the MMORPG-type series. The PV, of course, […]
Tags: Drama, Virtual Reality, Anime, MMORPG, Sword Art Online, PV, Continuations, A-1 Pictures, Aniplex

Pedro Almodóvar is Teaming Up Again With Penélope Cruz for His Motherhood-Themed Drama ‘Madres Paralelas’

There was a big hoopla earlier this year when Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar announced that he would be following up his Oscar-nominated masterwork Pain & Glory with his first-ever English language feature. But before the auteur crosses the Atlantic to make his foray into the English language, Almodóvar will be returning to his roots once again to do what he does best: make a Madrid-set movie about mothers with his longtime collaborator Penélope Cruz. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Spain, Atlantic, Pedro Almodóvar, Tilda Swinton, Penélope Cruz, Madrid, Cate Blanchett, Jean Cocteau, Cruz, El Pais, Almodóvar, Lucia Berlin, Foreign Language

‘American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story’ Will Have Zachary Levi Tackle Football and Faith

Lionstage has found that churches love to round up the congregation and see movies that use faith as a backbone for powerful drama. That’s why the studio has a deal with Kingdom Story Company, a film and television studio specializing in movies with Christian themes. After recently adapting the true story of Christian rock singer Jeremy Camp and his wife’s battle with cancer in I Still Believe, Lionsgate and Kingdom Story are heading into the sports world. American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Sto...
Tags: Chuck, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Lionsgate, Casting, Sports, NFL, Arizona Cardinals, Christian, Warner, Levi, Kurt, Zachary, Warner Bros Pictures, Kurt Warner

‘Emancipation’, Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua’s Slave Drama, Heads to Apple

Apple has scored a huge win, beating out Warner Bros. for Emancipation, an Antoine Fuqua-directed action film starring Will Smith as a runaway slave. It’s another high-profile project for Apple, who also have the Tom Hanks World War II drama Greyhound arriving this year, and recently swooped in to help save Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon. THR has the news about Apple winning the rights to Emancipation. The film kicked off a bidding war at the Cannes virtual market, and in the e...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Drama, America, Tom Hanks, Army, Bill Murray, John, Louisiana, Will-Smith, Warner Bros, Smith, Paramount, Cannes, Martin Scorsese, Peter

UPDATE: Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Officially Heading to Netflix

Aaron Sorkin‘s upcoming drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 was meant to be released in theaters this fall by Paramount Pictures. The studio had slated the movie for a limited release on September 25 followed by a wide release on October 16. However, Netflix is now negotiating to acquire the global rights to the movie from Cross Creek Pictures, which would give the streaming service another awards contender. UPDATE: Deadline reports Netflix has officially picked up global distribution rights for t...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Aaron-Sorkin, Chicago, Netflix, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Vietnam, Paramount Pictures, Civil rights movement, David Fincher, Michael Keaton, Sacha-Baron-Cohen, True Story, National Guard, Tyler Thompson

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Columbus’ is a Delicate Character Drama That Slowly Builds Into Something Special

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Columbus Where You Can Stream It: Criterion Channel The Pitch: John Cho stars as Jin, the estranged son of a renowned architect who finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana when his father suddenly falls ill during a speaking tour. While wandering the artfully designed Midwestern city, he strikes up an unusual friendship wit...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Features, Columbus, John Cho, Richardson, Cho, Casey, Jin, Netflix/Streaming Video, Columbus Indiana, Haley Lu Richardson, Featured Stories Sidebar, Kogonada, Casey Haley Lu Richardson, The Quarantine Stream

‘Room 104’ Season 4 Trailer: Dave Bautista and Jillian Bell Check in for the Final Season of This Wild Anthology Stories

HBO and the Duplass Brothers have been delivering some wild, trippy, hilarious, scary, and weird stories in the late night half-hour anthology series Room 104. Each season features new episodes which all take place in the same titular room of a typical American chain motel, but they’re all remarkably different, each with a different plot, tone, and even time period, featuring various characters having all sorts of experiences. Now the anthology series is coming to an end, and if the Room 104 se...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller, Graham, Don, Jillian Bell, Mark Duplass, Dave Bautista, Karan Soni, TV Trailer, Duplass Brothers

‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro to Helm Amblin’s ‘Beautiful Ruins’

Mulan director Niki Caro has found her next project. The filmmaker has signed on with Amblin Partners to direct Beautiful Ruins, a social satire of Hollywood based on the New York Times bestseller written by Jess Walter. Niki Caro is heading from ancient China to 1960s Italy with her next project, Beautiful Ruins. Variety reports that the Mulan director has closed a deal with Amblin Partners to direct a Beautiful Ruins movie based on the bestselling novel by Jess Walter published in 2012. Ca...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, China, New York Times, Italy, Adaptation, Richard Burton, Walter, Amblin Partners, Caro, Niki Caro, Amblin Entertainment, Ligurian Sea, Jess Walter

‘Lost’ Was Only Supposed to Last Three Seasons, and Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse Almost Left as Showrunners

Even though the hit ABC mystery drama Lost came to an end ten years ago, we’re still slightly obsessed with the show here at /Film. Showrunners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse became superstars during the show’s run, and behind the scenes stories were devoured by fans almost as rabidly as new episodes of the show itself. But in a new interview, Lindelof revealed some details about the making of Lost that I’d never heard before: namely, that the show was originally pitched as a three-season seri...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Abc, Sci-fi, Lost, Damon-Lindelof, Carlton, Carlton Cuse, Trivia, Sawyer, Locke, Collider, Cuse, Drew Goddard, Lindelof

‘Ozark’ is Ending With a “Supersized” Season 4, Which Will Be Split Into Two Parts

The Byrde family is taking their final flight with their fourth season. Netflix announced that its critically acclaimed drama series Ozark will be ending with a “supersized” season 4, which will run 14 episodes instead of the show’s usual 10. The fourth and final season will be split in two parts, each consisting of seven episodes. Netflix has officially announced that Ozark‘s upcoming fourth season will be its last. The streaming giant revealed that Ozark will end with a “supersized” 14-epi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Chicago, Netflix, Thriller, Jason-Bateman, Bateman, Ozark, Julia Garner, Chris Mundy, Cindy Holland Netflix, Byrde, Chris Jason Laura Julia

Shachou Battle no Jikan Desu Breaks out the Bikini Finale

Shachou Battle no Jikan Desu had one last spectacular battle for its finale as the characters learn that one person’s father is still alive; though, the last beach bikini scene may prove more engrossing due to all the swimsuit-clad girls, with the male protagonist possibly being the most eye-catching for all the wrong reasons. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Anime, Beach, Endings, Oppai, Image Gallery, Mizugi, C2c, Shachou Battle no Jikan Desu

‘First Cow’, One of 2020’s Most Acclaimed Movies, is Getting a Digital Release Next Week

Before the coronavirus changed everything, Kelly Reichardt‘s First Cow was generating great buzz from film fans. After a successful festival run, A24 released the movie to theaters March 6, 2020. But by the end of March,  movie theaters were shutting down, and A24 pulled First Cow, with promises to re-release it theatrically when things were back to normal. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like things will be back to normal anytime soon, and as a result, A24 will now release First Cow on digital ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Oregon, A24, Independent, Kelly Reichardt, Reichardt, Netflix/Streaming Video, Marshall Shaffer, First Cow, COVID

‘Colin in Black and White’: Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick Team Up For Netflix Series Based on Kaepernick’s High School Years

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay and NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick are joining forces for a new Netflix series. They’ve created Colin in Black and White, a limited series which “will focus on Kaepernick’s formative high school years, lending meaningful insight into the acts and experiences that led him to become the activist he is today.” But this isn’t a documentary series – it will be scripted, and Kaepernick will serve as the show’s narrator. In 2016, Kaepernick (who was the quarterback for the S...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Minneapolis, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco, Netflix, United States, Ava Duvernay, True Story, White, Black, Ava, Colin, Kaepernick

‘Respect’ Trailer: Jennifer Hudson Has What You Want as Aretha Franklin

What you want in an Oscar contender, baby, Jennifer Hudson‘s got it. The Dreamgirls Oscar winner is gunning for her second trophy with Respect, an upcoming biopic about Aretha Franklin in which Hudson will play the Queen of Soul and sing her legendary songs. Watch the Respect trailer below. Respect Trailer “You do talk don’t ya, not just sing?” Marc Maron’s producer says to Hudson’s Aretha Franklin, in what could be a cheeky nod to the marketing for Respect, which has relied heavily on ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Aretha Franklin, Respect, Movie Trailers, Musical, MGM, True Story, Hudson, Jennifer-Hudson, Franklin, Cynthia Erivo, Marc Maron, Tracey Scott Wilson, Mary J Blige Liesl Tommy, Walking Dead Jessica Jones Queen Sugar

Gleipnir Conclusion Makes a Pivotal Confrontation

Gleipnir has attempted to clear things up with Shuichi for the finale but ultimately ended up making things worse as his alpha male instincts kick in, the episode then concluding on one last encounter that will surely have watchers saddened to see the series go. Omake:
Tags: Drama, Anime, Furries, Endings, Shuichi, VORE, Oppai, Image Gallery, Kigurumi, Pine Jam, Gleipnir

Top 20 Anime That Moved You to Tears

Anime with stories so heart-wrenching that watchers couldn’t help but shed tears of agony or happiness have served as the topic for a new ranking, producing a list rife with the usual popular titles that may induce crying of its own. The ranking: 1. Anohana 2. Sangatsu no Lion 3. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso […]
Tags: Drama, Rankings, Anime, Kimi, Shigatsu Uso, AnoHana, Natsume Yuujinchou, Sangatsu no Lion, Violet Evergarden

Plunderer Has a Raunchy Nude Finale

The occasionally sexy Plunderer has at last unleashed its climax episode as the main cast and protagonist settle one final matter, delving once again into some lewdness as the girls can be seen in their pantsu or partially nude. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Geek Toys, Anime, Endings, Oppai, Pantsu, Image Gallery, Plunderer

‘Little Voice’ Trailer: A New Apple TV+ Series From J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles

J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles may not seem like a likely creative combination, but that’s exactly what’s happened with Little Voice. The upcoming Apple TV+ series hails from Abrams, Bareilles, and Jessie Nelson, and is described as “a love letter to the diverse musicality of New York” featuring original music from Sara Bareilles. The first Little Voice trailer can be seen below. Little Voice Trailer Little Voice “follows Bess King, a uniquely talented performer struggling to fulfill he...
Tags: Apple, New York, Movies, Drama, Broadway, Chris Evans, J J Abrams, Don, Abrams, Jacob, Sara Bareilles, Little Voice, TV Trailer, Bareilles, Jessie Nelson, Appletv

‘Gone with the Wind’ Is Back on HBO Max with Turner Classic Movies Providing Historical Context

Gone with the Wind was suddenly removed from HBO Max two weeks ago in the midst of the Black Lives Matter protests after a plea from 12 Years a Slave writer John Ridley to remove the movie. The streaming service quickly acted and explained the movie would eventually return with a disclaimer about the inaccurate and insensitive depictions of slavery in the Antebellum South and discussions about the historical context of the classic film from 1939. Now the movie has returned to HBO Max, this time...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Romance, Drama, Black Lives Matter, Tcm, John Ridley, Stewart, Antebellum South, Vivien Leigh, Hattie McDaniel, Victor Fleming, Gone With The Wind, Turner Classic Movies, Scarlett O'Hara, Ashley Wilkes Leslie Howard

‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Trailer: Mark Rylance, Robert Pattinson, and Johnny Depp Star in a Colonial Drama

Samuel Goldwyn Films has released a trailer for its star-studded period drama Waiting for the Barbarians, based on the the J.M. Coetzee novel of the same name. Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, and Robert Pattinson star in the historical drama, which marks the English-language debut of Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra (Embrace of the Serpent). Watch the Waiting for the Barbarians trailer below. Waiting for the Barbarians Trailer Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies) stars as nameless magi...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Robert-Pattinson, Johnny-Depp, Mark Rylance, Movie Trailers, Samuel Goldwyn, Depp, Coetzee, Joll, Ciro Guerra Embrace, Waiting for the Barbarians, Mark Rylance Johnny Depp, Joll Johnny Depp, Mark Rylance Robert Pattinson, Johnny Depp Star

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4 Teaser: Change Never Comes Easy

“Change never comes easy,” June muses in The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 teaser, which feels like a bit of an understatement for the bleak, slow-moving dystopian Hulu series based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. But the plodding drama series promises the long-awaited revolution against the totalitarian regime of Gilead, though we will still have to wait until next year to see it play out. Watch The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 teaser below. The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Teaser Hulu has release...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, United States, Adaptation, Margaret Atwood, Hulu, Elisabeth Moss, Moss, Lawrence, Ann Dowd, Lydia, Gilead, Bradley Whitford, TV Trailer

‘The Comey Rule’ Release Date Bumped Up to Air Before the 2020 Election

Last week, we got our first glimpse at the upcoming Showtime political drama miniseries The Comey Rule. Based on former FBI director James Comey‘s book A Higher Loyalty, the miniseries focuses on Russia’s manipulation of the United States election process in 2016 and the investigation into the Trump presidency that followed after evidence pointed to collusion between his campaign higher-ups and Russian operatives. Much of the drama in The Comey Rule comes from the contentious relationship betwe...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Russia, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Showtime, Cbs, Donald Trump, True Story, Viacom, Political, James Comey, Ray, Trump, United States of America

‘Cobra Kai’ Creators Say Season 3 Will Be the Biggest Yet, Explain Why Netflix is the Perfect New Home

Netflix recently announced that the original series Cobra Kai, a sequel to the Karate Kid film franchise that YouTube supported for two seasons, would be arriving on the streaming service sometime in the future. YouTube has pulled back on how much they’re spending on original narrative programming, so Netflix is also picking up the show’s third season. Thankfully, it’s a shift that creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald are very happy about, especially since the third season i...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Youtube, Sports, Netflix, Sequels, Daniel, Johnny, Miyagi, Hurwitz, Okinawa Japan, The Karate Kid, Action/Adventure, Cobra Kai

Shindou Yuusha to Maid Onee-san Overflowing With Naughty Maid Girls

Fetishists who fantasize about being a revered warrior who saved the world and has four lovely older women looking after them will be amused by Shindou Yuusha to Maid Onee-san as the ero-manga contains the same specific scenario, with erotic visuals also naturally being in abundance. The first volume of the captivating reading material may […]
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Anime, Fetish, Lingerie, Manga, Guro, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, Maids, Ero-manga, Shindou Yuusha, Onee

Barry Jenkins Writing, Leonardo DiCaprio Producing Film Version of ‘Virunga’ Documentary for Netflix

Barry Jenkins, who won an Oscar for co-writing his Best Picture winner Moonlight, hasn’t made a movie since he wrote and directed the beautiful, heartbreaking adaptation of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk in 2018. He’s still hard at work adapting Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad into a TV series for Amazon, and now he’s been hired for yet another adaptation, this time by Netflix. Jenkins will write the screenplay for Virunga, a live-action feature film adaptation of the 20...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Drama, Documentary, Africa, Netflix, Unesco, Adaptation, Leonardo-DiCaprio, Congo, Virunga National Park, Leo, Virunga, James Baldwin, Jenkins, Orlando Von Einsiedel

Spike Lee’s ‘Do The Right Thing’ is Available to Rent for Free Until the End of June

Racism, protests, police brutality, a New York neighborhood in turmoil — those are all topics that Spike Lee‘s incendiary 1989 drama Do The Right Thing touched on. And naturally, it remains painfully relevant today. With studios making Black-led films more freely available in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, it was only a matter of time before Lee’s Do The Right Thing was made available to watch for free too. Universal Pictures will do you even better: the studio is offering...
Tags: New York, Movies, Minnesota, Drama, Netflix, Spike Lee, Black Lives Matter, Universal Pictures, Lee, Do the Right Thing, LA Film Critics, American Film Institute, Bob Gazzale, Netflix/Streaming Video, Home Video, Movie Club

Gleipnir Exposes the Truth

The characters unveiled in the last episode have acquired more screen-time in Gleipnir as the show divulges their connection with male protagonist Shuichi, unfolding a rather twisted tale that will have watchers wondering what will transpire for the show’s conclusion. Omake:
Tags: Drama, Anime, Furries, Shuichi, VORE, Image Gallery, Kigurumi, Pine Jam, Gleipnir

‘Shirley’ Trailer Highlights Elisabeth Moss’ Hypnotic Performance

How do you make a biographical drama about Shirley Jackson, one of the most renowned American horror writers of the past century? You cast Elisabeth Moss to do her best woman-on-the-edge performance yet, and turn the biopic into a horror movie. Shirley has received raves since it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and genre fans eagerly anticipated its theatrical release. Sadly, because of the coronavirus pandemic, that theatrical release never came to be. But, as the ne...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Thriller, Shirley, Movie Trailers, Jackson, Hulu, Elisabeth Moss, Neon, Moss, Shirley Jackson, Josephine Decker, Sarah Gubbins, Odessa Young, Chris Evangelista, Haunting of Hill House

Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ May Be Heading to Netflix

Aaron Sorkin‘s upcoming drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 was meant to be released in theaters this fall by Paramount Pictures. The studio had slated the movie for a limited release on September 25 followed by a wide release on October 16. However, Netflix is now negotiating to acuire the global rights to the movie from Cross Creek Pictures, which would give the streaming service another awards contender. Variety has news on Netflix trying to grab the global rights to The Trial of the Chicago ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Aaron-Sorkin, Chicago, Netflix, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Vietnam, Paramount Pictures, Civil rights movement, David Fincher, Michael Keaton, Sacha-Baron-Cohen, True Story, National Guard, Tyler Thompson

‘Karate Kid’ Sequel Series ‘Cobra Kai’ is Heading to Netflix for Season 3

For two seasons, the Karate Kid sequel series Cobra Kai has been streaming on YouTube. The series was the highest profile YouTube Premium project, but with the online video site pulling back spending on original scripted programming, it has been looking for a new home. Now, it has officially found one at Netflix, which will debut the third season. A press release announced the arrival of Cobra Kai on Netflix, continuing the next iteration of the Karate Kid franchise, which follows Ralph Macch...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Netflix, Sequels, Sony, Sony Pictures Television, Daniel, Lawrence, Johnny, White Castle, Miyagi, Brian Wright, Harold Kumar, The Karate Kid

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