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Martin Scorsese Won’t Back Down From Anti-Marvel Stance: ‘It’s Not My Kind of Thing’

Martin Scorsese Won’t Back Down From Anti-Marvel Stance: ‘It’s Not My Kind of Thing’

watcherOctober 14, 2019

Martin Scorsese won’t be seeing or directing a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie anytime soon. Martin Scorsese, recently in London to promote his upcoming film “The ...

‘Joker’: A Dance Critic Breaks Down Joaquin Phoenix’s Unnerving Moves

‘Joker’: A Dance Critic Breaks Down Joaquin Phoenix’s Unnerving Moves

watcherOctober 13, 2019

New York Times dance critic Gia Kourlas calls Phoenix “a great dancer,” and says “it has more to do with the nuanced way his body can express emotion.” ...

Record-Breaking ‘Parasite’ Scores the Best Platform Opening Since ‘La La Land’

Record-Breaking ‘Parasite’ Scores the Best Platform Opening Since ‘La La Land’

watcherOctober 13, 2019

“Parasite” joins another subtitled fall box office hit, Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory,” which is expanding well. Box office history was made ...

‘Dolittle’ Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Turns His Franchise Hopes to a Pack of Wild Animals

‘Dolittle’ Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Turns His Franchise Hopes to a Pack of Wild Animals

watcherOctober 13, 2019

Downey revives one of literature’s most enduring characters in director Stephen Gaghan’s reimagining of the classic tale. Marvel Cinematic Universe master Robert Downey ...

Martin Scorsese Stands Behind Decision to Take ‘The Irishman’ to Netflix: ‘We Have to Make the Movie’

Martin Scorsese Stands Behind Decision to Take ‘The Irishman’ to Netflix: ‘We Have to Make the Movie’

watcherOctober 13, 2019

“The Irishman” is about to become an awards-season juggernaut for Netflix. Finally hitting theaters in less than a month, Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic “The ...

‘Joker’ Could Be Headed for $1 Billion, but ‘Gemini Man’ Is a Box-Office Disaster

‘Joker’ Could Be Headed for $1 Billion, but ‘Gemini Man’ Is a Box-Office Disaster

watcherOctober 13, 2019

Todd Phillips’ DC Comics origin story has the last laugh on a Columbus Day weekend that is off more than 20% from 2018. Pre-weekend gross assessments are always, at ...

Hollywood Reacts to Robert Forster’s Death

Hollywood Reacts to Robert Forster’s Death

watcherOctober 12, 2019

The Academy Award nominee died this past Friday in Los Angeles after a brief battle with brain cancer. 78-year-old Robert Forster died this past Friday in Los Angeles after a ...

‘Cotton Club Encore’: How Fear Destroyed Francis Ford Coppola’s Original Artistic Vision

‘Cotton Club Encore’: How Fear Destroyed Francis Ford Coppola’s Original Artistic Vision

watcherOctober 12, 2019

Filmmaker Toolkit Podcast: Even Coppola was shocked to discover “The Cotton Club” was one of his better films. In the early 1980s, Francis Ford Coppola was one of ...

RIP Movie Poster Artist Philip Gips: See 10 of His Iconic Works, From ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ to ‘Alien’

RIP Movie Poster Artist Philip Gips: See 10 of His Iconic Works, From ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ to ‘Alien’

watcherOctober 12, 2019

Visionary graphic artist Philip Gips, the designer behind many of your favorite posters, died earlier this month on October 3 at the age of 88. Look back at his most memorable ...

How Robert Forster Broke Out With Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and Never Looked Back

How Robert Forster Broke Out With Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Jackie Brown’ and Never Looked Back

watcherOctober 12, 2019

In 1997, Tarantino brought Forster an Oscar nomination and a revived career. It is no surprise how many people are expressing grief at the death of Robert Forster from brain ...