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The Tax Collector Rakes in $317,000 at the Box Office

The Tax Collector Rakes in $317,000 at the Box Office According to Deadline, David Ayer’s action drama The Tax Collector grossed an estimated $317K at 129 theaters over the weekend. The film also did well on VOD/digital numbers where it raked in $1M and topped the iTunes charts. No. 2 for the weekend was The Empire Strikes Back with $225K-$240K from 260 sites which brings the Star Wars film to $292M overall since its debut way back in 1980. While No. 3 was Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park wi...
Tags: Movies, Los Angeles, David, Netflix, Box Office, Shia LaBeouf, Steven Spielberg, City Of Angels, David Ayer, Ayer, Vineland Drive, Brendan Schaub, ComingSoon, Movie News, Noah Jupe, Lana Parilla

10 Excellent John Williams Scores In A Steven Spielberg Movie

Would any of these movies be the same without John Williams?
Tags: Religion, John Williams, Steven Spielberg

‘Animaniacs’ Revival Arrives on Hulu in November; Pinky and The Brain Coming Back, Too

It’s been 22 years since Animaniacs graced the small screen. But they’re making a big comeback in the streaming world with Hulu reviving the animated series that was originally executive produced by Steven Spielberg. Now Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation have some all-new adventures following the Warner brothers Yakko and Wacko, as well as the Warner sister Dot, as they run around the Warner movie lot. And they’re coming to Hulu this fall. Hulu officially set the Animaniacs return ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Animation, Warner, Hulu, Steven Spielberg, Mindy, Pinky, Darryl Frank, Animaniacs, Warner Bros Animation, Yakko, Pinky and the Brain, Yakko Wakko, Steven Spielberg Now Amblin Television

‘Animaniacs’ Reboot Sets Hulu Premiere Date

The “Animaniacs” will be back on the small screen in 2020. Hulu has announced that the Steven Spielberg-produced reboot of the classic ’90s cartoon will premiere Nov. 20 on the platform, a full 22 years after its final episode. The premiere date news comes over two years after Hulu handed the revival a two-season series […]
Tags: News, Hulu, Steven Spielberg, Animaniacs

Roald Dahl's Fantasy Adaptations, Ranked

Roald Dahl was an RAF fighter pilot, an intelligence officer, the screenwriter of two Ian Fleming adaptations (You Only Live Twice and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) and, oh yes, the beloved author of several fantastical tales for children that have since become classic films...and a few that have not. Let’s rank ‘em!Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Tim Burton, Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, Ian Fleming, Anjelica Huston, Raf, Johnny Depp, Steven Spielberg, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Danny DeVito, The Bfg, Jeremy Irons, Matilda, Gene Wilder

Sam Neill & Laura Dern Tease Jurassic World Reunions!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sam Neill & Laura Dern tease Jurassic World reunions! Yesterday marked an exciting day for audiences as both Sam Neill and Laura Dern took to social media to tease two very big reunions in the forthcoming Jurassic World: Dominion between Dr. Alan Grant, Dr. Ellie Sattler and the former’s iconic fedora! Check out the teases below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptA...
Tags: Movies, Laura Dern, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Sam Neill, Frank Marshall, Alan Grant, Pat Crowley, Movie News, Derek Connolly, Trevorrow, Ellie Sattler, Sam Neill Laura Dern, Laura Dern Sam Neill Jeff Goldblum

Poltergeist Still Delivers Surprises, Delights, and Frights After Almost 40 Years

Poltergeist is fantastic because it somehow both includes, and subverts, seemingly every convention the horror genre has. The family doesn’t leave the haunted house, they stay. They instantly accept what’s happening. The ghosts are revealed early in the story. People actually capture them on videotape. What you think…Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Ghosts, Nostalgia, Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist, Retro Review, Craig T Nelson, Tobe Hooper, Clowns, JoBeth Williams

‘Cinemas Are Terrified Because They Haven’t Figured Out How To Adapt Their Model For Streaming’: CNET’s Joan E. Solsman On The Future Of Movie Theaters

(CBS Local)– COVID-19 has dramatically altered many different industries and the movie theater business is still feeling the effects of the global pandemic in the United States. As movie theaters attempt to re-open this summer, the cinema experience will look and feel a lot different with masks, deep cleanings and social distancing. While moviegoers have been watching films from home, executives are starting to prepare for the future of movie watching. In late July, AMC Theaters and Universal an...
Tags: News, Netflix, Prague, United States, Broadway, Steven Spielberg, Joan, Cnet, CBS Local, DJ Sixsmith, Movie Theaters, Entertainment News, Joan E Solsman, CBS Local COVID, Gabriel Kuchta Getty, Solsman

Andrew Lloyd Webber Throws Shade at Tom Hooper’s Cats Movie

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Andrew Lloyd Webber speaks out on Tom Hooper’s Cats movie Since the theatrical release of Tom Hooper’s Cats in December, the film adaptation has garnered harsh reviews from critics and audiences, mainly attributed to its weird CGI effects. Because of this, it instantly became a popular subject of memes and jokes. Now, in a recent interview with The Sunday Times (via Deadline), Oscar and Tony-winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is the original composer of the Cats st...
Tags: London, Movies, Taylor Swift, Broadway, Tom Hooper, James Corden, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ian Mckellen, Steven Spielberg, Wilson, Jo, Tony, Golden Globe, Jennifer Hudson, Hooper, Webber

‘E.T. The Extra Terrestrial’ Honest Trailer: This Might Just Be a Skewering of ‘Mac and Me’

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial is a cinematic masterpiece from director Steven Spielberg when he was at the top of his game. It’s a touching story about childhood mixed with a harrowing sci-fi adventure that packs a hefty emotional punch, but it still makes for a great movie to show your kids. So what on Earth could Honest Trailers possibly have to say about this incredible movie? Well, besides taking some jabs at E.T.’s horrifying face and salad fingers, they actually just use this as an opportuni...
Tags: Movies, Mac, Sci-fi, Universal, Lol, Honest Trailers, Steven Spielberg, Honest Trailer, McDonald, Video Of The Day, Family Films, E.t. The Extra Terrestrial, Mac And Me

Daily Podcast: Comic Con, Tenet, Movie Theater Concessions, Back to the Future, Stephen King, Edgar Wright, and Horror Nights

On the July 27, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Tenet , Movie Theater concessions, Back to the Future, Stephen King, Edgar Wright, and Horror Nights . Opening Banter :  How was Comic Con @ Home? In The News:  Jacob (og Chris): ‘Tenet’ Opening Overseas This Summer Before Opening in the United States [UPDATED] P...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, United States, Oliver Stone, Reddit, Steven Spielberg, Edgar Wright, Universal Studios, First Time, Peter, Ben, Edgar, Jacob, Tenet, Ben Pearson, James Wan

Back to the Future Trilogy 4K Coming in October!

Back to the Future Trilogy 4K Coming in October! Great Scott! In 1985, Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part journey through time that broke box-office records worldwide and catapulted Back to the Future into one of the most beloved trilogies in motion picture history. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the groundbreaking first film with Back to the Future: The Ultimate Tr...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis, Blu-ray, Dvd, Terry, Steven Spielberg, Michael J Fox, George, Jennifer, Strickland, Huey Lewis, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Bob Gale, Michio Kaku

‘Return of the Orca’ Hopes to Recreate the Boat From ‘Jaws’ to Support Shark Conservation

The Orca, the famous boat from Jaws, is about to rise from the depths once again – and for a good cause, to boot. Online Jaws groups Making the Monster and The Daily Jaws are teaming to raise funds to restore a Nova Scotia lobster boat currently called Lydia and turn it into a replica of the boat that Quint, Brody, and Hooper headed out on to stop the shark that was plaguing Amity Island. But this new Orca won’t be used to hunt sharks. Instead, it’s being created for “researching marine life an...
Tags: Movies, Steven Spielberg, Cool Stuff, Jaws, Crawford, Hooper, Lydia, Alves, Quint, Deep Blue Sea, Orca, Chris Crawford, Joe Alves, Martha 's Vineyard, Austin Gallagher, Mathra

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in August 2020

You know the deal: new month, new movies on Netflix. We could all use a distraction right about now, and thankfully, there are more than a few worthwhile titles coming to the streaming service next month. These are the best TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in August 2020. Movies Coming to Netflix in August Jurassic Park I don’t need to tell you about Jurassic Park, do I? I mean…it’s Jurassic Park. It changed the face of movies. And it still holds up, because that Steven Spielberg f...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Nightcrawler, James Bond, Jurassic Park, Anjelica Huston, Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig, Morticia Addams, Jurassic World, Alan, Bond, Steven Spielberg, Craig, Charlie Kaufman

‘The Stand’ Miniseries Will Be ’70s Steven Spielberg Meets ’90s Oliver Stone, Will Embrace R-Rated Content

Director Josh Boone loves Stephen King. In addition to giving the prolific horror author a small role in his first film, Stuck in Love, Boone has dedicated the past half decade to adapting King’s work. One of those adaptations, a film version of the novel Revival, didn’t come together. But the other, an adaptation of King’s massive The Stand, will be a 10-episode miniseries on CBS All Access. We recently spoke to Boone about his upcoming X-Men film The New Mutants, but he also supplied us with ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Interviews, Horror, Stephen King, Features, Oliver Stone, Cbs, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Spielberg, King, Steven Spielberg, Boone, Revival, Henry

Edgar Wright May Direct a Spielberg-Produced Ghost Story Set at a Film Studio

As fans patiently wait for by Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim director Edgar Wright, the talented filmmaker is lining up a smorgasbord of future projects. The latest is called Stage 13, a ghost story set at a movie studio.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ghosts, Steven Spielberg, Edgar Wright, Simon Rich, Scott Pilgrim, Shaun of the Dead, Amblin, Stage 13

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ First Look Photos Show Off the Star-Studded Cast of Aaron Sorkin’s New Movie

Aaron Sorkin‘s next movie as both a writer and director is The Trial of the Chicago 7. The true story follows the infamous 1969 trial of seven men charged by the federal government with conspiracy following the counter-cultural anti-Vietnam protests in Chicago at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. What started as peaceful protests turned to a violent clash with police and the National Guard. It’s a story that feels more relevant than ever in our current political and social climate, and t...
Tags: Images, Movies, Drama, Molly, Aaron-Sorkin, America, Chicago, Netflix, Paul Greengrass, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Vietnam, Shakespeare, Black Lives Matter, Writers Guild Of America, Civil rights movement

‘Arachnophobia’ at 30: One of the Best Killer Bug Movies Ever Made Still Has a Sharp Bite

More than 45,000 species of spiders roam our world, varying in size from the Somoan Moss Spider, 0.11 ” long, to the South American Goliath Birdeater, a tarantula with a leg span of one foot. The spider ’ s representation in cinema has evolved over time and ranges in its severity and size. Initially towering over victims on screen in ‘ 50s sci-fi horror B-movies, it wasn ’ t until 1990 when realistic practical effects, comedy, and horror were interlaced into the production with ...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, America, San Francisco, Earth, Features, United States, Jeff Daniels, David Cronenberg, John Goodman, New Zealand, Bob, Robert Zemeckis, Alfred Hitchcock

Coronavirus hits ‘Bond girl’ from Orange County hard

The James Bond parties, usually in lavish locations around the world, are legendary. Lynn-Holly Johnson said the best one was the Day of the Dead-themed party in Mexico City that coincided with the opening of the James Bond film “Spectre” in 2016. Over the years, Johnson has developed a friendship with the “wildest, most charismatic” Bond Girl, Gloria Hendry, who played Rosie Carver in the film “Live and Let Die.” And, of course, the London events attract fans who have loved James Bond since “Dr...
Tags: Health, Hollywood, London, News, Wales, Molly, Sport, Chicago, Bette Davis, Soccer, United States, Idaho, Mexico City, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Victoria

Double Trouble: Optimistic Originalism and Baude and Sachs (Part V)

This is the fifth and last post in my series discussing issues raised by my article “Optimistic Originalism.”  The article uses a historical lens to critically assess a recent trend in originalism which claims the theory is capable of handling a variety of problems posed by the modern jurisprudence of the Fourteenth Amendment, principally the equal protection clause.  In the process the article raises questions about how we should understand the scope of the achievement of those who sponsored a...
Tags: Congress, Mary Beard, Lincoln, States, Charles, Steven Spielberg, Branding, Sachs, Scott, Brown, Hart, Ackerman, Joint Committee, Baude, Scott Shapiro, Mark Graber

New Jurassic World: Dominion Set Photos Tease Threequel’s Arctic Setting

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Jurassic World: Dominion set photos tease threequel’s arctic setting As production continues to get back on track for Jurassic World: Dominion, new photos from the UK set of Colin Trevorrow’s highly anticipated third installment to the Jurassic World films have surfaced online (via The Sun), providing us a glimpse of one of the film’s big sets. In the photos, fans can expect that the upcoming film will be taking its story to a new snowy environment which is far differ...
Tags: UK, Movies, The Sun, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Dominion, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, ComingSoon, Movie News, Derek Connolly, Trevorrow

You Can Buy the Staff of Ra Headpiece from ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ for a Measly $100,000

Armies have died for, and archeologists have fought over, the Staff of Ra, the mythical ancient Egyptian artifact that is at the center of Indiana Jones’ troubles in the 1981 Steven Spielberg classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. And now, for a mere $100,000, you can own the Staff of Ra headpiece and save yourself the trouble of battling Nazis and what have you. Prop Store is putting the real headpiece from Raiders of the Lost Ark up for auction this August, among 850 other rare items from beloved f...
Tags: Movies, Raiders, Los Angeles, Events, Ridley Scott, Alfred Hitchcock, Indiana-Jones, Steven Spielberg, Welch, Tanis, RA, Valencia California, Cadillac Coupe de Ville, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark, Map Room, Prop Store

‘Greyhound’ Has Become the Biggest Movie on Apple TV+

Tom Hanks has steered Apple TV+’s latest original feature film to record-breaking success. Greyhound, a World War II drama written by and starring Hanks, has become the biggest opening weekend release ever for Apple TV+, shattering records for both original series and movies that have debuted on the service. Tom Hanks may be shattered that Greyhound won’t debut in theaters due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but the World War II drama is shattering all kinds of records on Apple TV+. ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Drama, Bloomberg, War, Apple TV, Tom-Hanks, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robert De Niro, Will Smith, Chris Evans, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Hanks, Anthony Mackie, Greyhound

21st Century Spielberg Podcast: Steven Spielberg Returned to the Great Adventure with ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ and ‘The Adventures of Tintin’

(Welcome to 21st Century Spielberg, an ongoing column and podcast that examines the challenging, sometimes misunderstood 21st century filmography of one of our greatest living filmmakers, Steven Spielberg. In this edition: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Adventures of Tintin.) May, 1977: George Lucas had fled to Hawaii. Star Wars, Lucas’ new film, had just arrived in theaters and would eventually be on its way to becoming one of the first blockbusters – something n...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Podcasts, Mac, Time, America, Indiana, Features, Fbi, Hawaii, Ford, Andy Serkis, James Bond, Dreamworks

Warner Bros. Confirms ‘Goonies,’ ‘Beetlejuice,’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ 4K Blu-ray Releases [Updated]

Update 7/13/2020: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially confirmed that The Goonies, Beetlejuice, Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes, and the follow-up Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows will all be released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on September 1, 2020. Our original article from June 18, 2020 continues. Warner Bros. may have drastically reshuffled its upcoming theatrical release slate, but the studio is forging ahead with what seems to be a series of major announcements set for this September...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Instagram, Showtime, Sherlock-Holmes, Warner Bros, Steven Spielberg, Warner Brothers, Guy Ritchie, Adam Goldberg, Ritchie, Betelgeuse, Warner Bros Entertainment, Warner Bros Home Entertainment, Beetlejuice, The-Goonies

Naya Rivera Confirmed Dead at 33, Body Found at Lake Piru in California Where She Went Missing Days Ago

The search for Naya Rivera has come to an end after her body was found in California’s Lake Piru where she went missing five days ago on July 8th. Via TMZ: Ventura County officials said Monday that a body had been found at the lake, and our law enforcement sources have confirmed it is, in fact, her. A press conference sharing the news publicly is forthcoming. As we reported … Naya and her 4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, were swimming in Lake Piru when something terrible happened Wednesday. ...
Tags: Celebs, California, Pop Culture, Naya Rivera, Jazz, Ventura County, Steven Spielberg, Columbia Records, Lax, Don, Cabo San Lucas, Sean, Naya, Ryan Dorsey, Lake Piru, R.I.P

Jurassic World 3: Universal Denies Claims of Another Filming Shutdown

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jurassic World 3: Universal denies claims of another filming shutdown Yesterday, rumors circulated online that production on Jurassic World: Dominion has reportedly suffered another shut down after recently restarting its filming in the UK due to a crew member testing positive for COVID-19. However, Universal Pictures immediately responded by reassuring fans that the rumors aren’t at all true. Speaking with Comic Book, the studio also confirmed that the highly-anticipated...
Tags: UK, Movies, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Dominion, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, ComingSoon, Movie News, Derek Connolly, Trevorrow, COVID

From Springsteen to Spielberg and ‘Sholay,’ 1975 Was a Year to Remember

The 1970s were a pivotal period in both American and global pop culture. It was the decade that witnessed the birth of the “American New Wave,” with helmers including Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola establishing a new filmmaking vernacular and making their indelible marks on cinematic history. In India, Bollywood was producing such wildly […]
Tags: Asia, Bruce Springsteen, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Jaws, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Springsteen, Amitabh Bachchan, Sholay, India Bollywood