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Cannes 2019: Palme d’Or Winner ‘Parasite’ Defined a Year of Movies About Class Warfare

Cannes 2019: Palme d’Or Winner ‘Parasite’ Defined a Year of Movies About Class Warfare

watcherMay 26, 2019

Bong Joon-ho’s brilliant family saga captured modern anxieties, but it wasn’t alone. Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or winner “Parasite” revolves around a family that ...

Memo to Distributors: Buy These 2019 Cannes Film Festival Movies

Memo to Distributors: Buy These 2019 Cannes Film Festival Movies

watcherMay 26, 2019

These Cannes 2019 highlights still need homes. Somebody do something! The Cannes Film Festival may be one of the great celebrations for cinema on Earth, but even the best ...

‘Echo In the Canyon’ Gets Warm Hometown Welcome as Lone Specialty Box Office Standout

‘Echo In the Canyon’ Gets Warm Hometown Welcome as Lone Specialty Box Office Standout

watcherMay 26, 2019

As is becoming the new normal, the top wider specialty release is a documentary, “The Biggest Little Farm.” Once again, with a huge opening in Los Angeles for ...

‘Mektoub’: On-Set Witness Alleges Pressure on Actors to Perform Unsimulated Sex, Alcohol Given – Report

‘Mektoub’: On-Set Witness Alleges Pressure on Actors to Perform Unsimulated Sex, Alcohol Given – Report

watcherMay 26, 2019

A French paper raises ethical questions about how director Abdellatif Kechiche filmed his critical bomb. The initial outcry about Abdellatif Kechiche’s film “Mektoub, My Love: ...

‘Aladdin’ Pops Up With Stronger Box-Office Debut As ‘Booksmart’ Disappoints

‘Aladdin’ Pops Up With Stronger Box-Office Debut As ‘Booksmart’ Disappoints

watcherMay 26, 2019

“Brightburn” beats “Booksmart,” while “Aladdin” and “John Wick 3” thrive: Summer fortunetelling suggests that audiences want ...

Pilot TV Podcast #37 – Good Omens, When They See Us And Black Monday

Pilot TV Podcast #37 – Good Omens, When They See Us And Black Monday

watcherMay 26, 2019

Reviewed this week: harrowing drama from Netflix in When They See Us, absurd intellectual comedy from Amazon in Good Omens and capitalist woes on Wall Street in Sky’s ...

Taika Waititi’s Live-Action Akira Handed May 2021 Release

Taika Waititi’s Live-Action Akira Handed May 2021 Release

watcherMay 26, 2019

Long seen as one of those truly difficult remakes – one that many people wish wasn’t happening at all because A) the source material is a cult classic and B) other ...

Peep Show Headed For A Gender-Swapped US Remake

Peep Show Headed For A Gender-Swapped US Remake

watcherMay 26, 2019

Even given its particular brand of British wit, Peep Show has become something of an obsession for American channels looking for the next big comedy crossover. It has been ...

Sonic The Hedgehog Delayed Until 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog Delayed Until 2020

watcherMay 26, 2019

Here’s one we’d file in the Not Surprising In The Slightest folder. Following the outcry about the look of the title character in the first full trailer (which you ...

Sylvester Stallone Planning A Cobra Spin-Off TV Series

Sylvester Stallone Planning A Cobra Spin-Off TV Series

watcherMay 26, 2019

Sylvester Stallone just can’t stop going back to the well of his iconic ’80s characters. Rocky Balboa pops up to offer sage advice in the Creed films, John Rambo ...