Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities a horror anthology that mixes satire and the supernatural

4/5 stars From Satanists and grave robbers to tortured artists and grieving parents, master of the macabre Guillermo del Toro presents eight ghoulish tales of terror in his new Netflix anthology series Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities. Premiering over four nights from Oct 25 to 28, the series tackles the horror genre from all sides,...

Sony acquires rights, takes a swing at Tarzan franchise

Tarzan may be hitting the screens once more. Sony has acquired film rights to the character from Edgar Rice Burrough's estate and seeks to do a "total reinvention" of the character and breathe new life into the intellectual property. Currently, no writer, director or producer is attached to what would be a full reinvention of the...

Wolverine Is Back! Ryan Reynolds & Hugh Jackman To Reunite For “Deadpool 3”

Marvel fans, gather around! Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is constantly keeping its fans on their toes waiting for new Marvel movies to come out. From “Avengers” to “X-Men“, Marvel has never once disappointed the multiverse. But since 2018, Deadpool fans have been shut out with no news whatsoever of the next “Deadpool” movie…until now. In case you haven’t heard,...

Tales from the Occult review: Spooky anthology by Fruit Chan and others offers fun departures from Hong Kong cinema’s usual horror output

3.5/5 stars If there is one positive that the Hong Kong film industry could take from the pandemic, it is probably this: with borders shut, investors fixated on lucrative co-productions with China were suddenly willing to entertain pitches on smaller, Hong Kong-oriented genre films that otherwise have no place in today’s filmmaking ecosystem. This has included...

Tyler Hoechlin Looks Buff in His Superman Suit While Filming ‘Superman & Lois’ Season Three

Vancouver, CANADA - *EXCLUSIVE* - Tyler Hoechlin is seen for the first time in his new season 3 Superman suit. Flash star Tom Cavanagh directs the scene for the season 3 premiere episode.Pictured: Tyler HoechlinBACKGRID USA 13 SEPTEMBER 2022BYLINE MUST READ: KRed / BACKGRIDUSA: +1 310 798 9111 / [email protected]: +44 208 344 2007...

The Mandalorian season 3 trailer shows off Mandalorians galore and Babu Frik

Din Djarin and Grogu are back in Season 3 to pick up where they left off from The Book of Boba Fett, which was basically an unofficial half-season of The Mandalorian. The first teaser trailer was just shown off at Disney’s D23 Expo. As seen in the trailer below, we are reminded once again that...

Zhang Ruoyun Sues Father, Director Zhang Jian, Over Forgery

Since starring in the hit wartime thriller Sparrow <麻雀> in 2016, Chinese actor Zhang Ruoyun (張若昀) was propelled to mainstream popularity. Since then, he has starred in many notable works, including The Evolution of Our Love <愛情進化論>, Joy of Life <慶餘年>, and the upcoming historical drama The Fated General <霍去病傳奇>. In addition to his onscreen charisma and acting abilities, Zhang Ruoyun also boasted a wide...

Chinese censors change ending of latest Minions movie

Censors have altered the ending of the recent animated film Minions: The Rise of Gru for its domestic release in China, social media users across the country noticed over the weekend. The editing is yet another example of Chinese authorities editing a popular Hollywood film to make it more politically correct, leading some viewers to...

Like Marvel, Warner has now set a 10-year plan for DC films

Just two days after Warner Bros Discovery made the shocking move to cancel Batgirl, CEO David Zaslav announces his new plan regarding the future of DC. And surprise surprise, it's got something to do with Marvel. According to Zaslav, DC will take a page from Marvel Studios' playbook and also have a 10-year plan. "You look...

Bullet Train movie review: What is Brad Pitt doing in this tiresome Japan-set post-Tarantino knock-off? It’s a train wreck

2.5/5 stars Brad Pitt rarely makes mistakes, but Bullet Train is a major misfire. A two-hour orgy of bloodshed tempered only by the occasional half-decent sight gag, it's a film that derails very early on. Based on a book by Japanese author Kotaro Isaka, it stars Pitt as Ladybug, an assassin who believes his "bad luck...