“Inspired Retelling” Promised in Superman: Man of Tomorrow

“Inspired Retelling” Promised in Superman: Man of Tomorrow Burbank, CA – Daily Planet intern Clark Kent takes learning-on-the-job to new extremes when Lobo and Parasite set their sights on Metropolis in Superman: Man of Tomorrow, the next entry in the popular ...

Documentary Review: Sleeping Village (2018) by Reika Kamata and Junichi Saito

Documentary Review: Sleeping Village (2018) by Reika Kamata and Junichi Saito The rural countryside has ever been home to cruel stories of love and betrayal. Reika Kamata and Junichi Saito, two directors at Tokai Television, visit the small mountain village Kazuo to investigate ...

20 greatest dystopian future movies ranked worst to best, including ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Children of Men,’ ‘Snowpiercer’ [Photos]

20 greatest dystopian future movies ranked worst to best, including ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Children of Men,’ ‘Snowpiercer’ [Photos] The world today can feel like a depressing place. A pandemic has shut down entire countries, a massive communication network has upended society, almost every person on Earth owns a supercomputer that ...

Vale Bill Gavin, veteran film executive

Vale Bill Gavin, veteran film executive Bill Gavin in Cannes in 1988 (Photo credit: © Richard Blanshard). Former producer, exhibitor and sales agent Bill Gavin has died in Auckland after a short illness, aged 83. “Bill Gavin’s long career ...

Blood Machines Review: Phantasmagoric Sci-Fi Channeling H.R. Giger and Clive Barker

Blood Machines Review: Phantasmagoric Sci-Fi Channeling H.R. Giger and Clive Barker When a space vessel goes rogue, fleet commander Galdor (Walter Dickerson) tasks Captain Vascan (Anders Heinrichsen) and his co-pilot/mechanic Lago (Christian Erickson) with retrieving it. Shooting it ...

"Spies" in One Shot

One Shot is a series that seeks to find an essence of cinema history in one single image of a movie. Fritz Lang's Spies (1928) is showing May 19 - June 18, 2020 in the United States in the series ...

The Love of Jeanne Ney

The Love of Jeanne Ney When does a silent classic really become a classic? When we can see a reconstituted full original version, which in this case meant decades spent waiting. G.W. Pabst’s celebrated 1927 jeopardy-soap ...

Pandemic Parade 5

Pandemic Parade 5 A never ending mission to save the world featuring Ron Perlman, Peter Ramsey, James Adomian, Will Menaker, and Blaire Bercy from the Hollywood Food Coalition. Please support the Hollywood Food ...

The Head

The Head The Head DVD – Region 2 Only – No English Audio or Subtitles Delta Music & Entert. GmbH & Co. Kg 1959 / 1.33:1 / 97 min. Starring Michel Simon, Horst Frank, Karin Kernke Cinematography by Georg ...

Dozens of 100-Year-Old Photos From the Making of ‘Dr. Caligari’ Go Up For Auction

Dozens of 100-Year-Old Photos From the Making of ‘Dr. Caligari’ Go Up For Auction A collection of 55 still photos from the 1919-1920 production of “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” are now up for auction, courtesy of Sotheby’s. Robert Wiene’s silent horror film is widely considered the ...

I've never seen … Metropolis

I've never seen … Metropolis As part of a new series, one of our writers finally catches up with the cinematic classic they’ve somehow missed. Today, Stuart Jeffries watches Fritz Lang’s pioneering sci-fi epic It’s Freddie ...

TCM is Bringing Their Classic Film Festival to Your Home

TCM is Bringing Their Classic Film Festival to Your Home With movie theaters having to close their doors to curb the spread of coronavirus, it also meant many previously scheduled festivals had to cancel, postpone, or improvise. The latest to still make ...

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #9 Utilizes Obscure Characters in Perfect Ways

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #9 Utilizes Obscure Characters in Perfect Ways I think we’re all missing the point on Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen. Sure, it’s ridiculously funny. Maybe the most purely funny comic that’s come out in years. The Arm-Fall-Off-Boy bit in the ...

‘The Platform’ Trailer: A Vertical Prison Drives a Twisted Allegory About Greed and Gluttony

‘The Platform’ Trailer: A Vertical Prison Drives a Twisted Allegory About Greed and Gluttony There are countless science fiction films that serve as provocative allegories about society at large, ranging from Fritz Lang’s classic Metropolis all the way back in 1927 to Neill Blomkamp’s ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Hong Kong, Satantic Cinema, Jackie Brown & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. ...

Arrow: David Ramsey Responds to Green Lantern Twist

The CW's Arrow came to a thrilling conclusion Tuesday night.  After 8 seasons of thrilling fight sequences, Oliver Queen's journey came full circle on Arrow Season 10 Episode 10.  While Queen's ...

‘The Flash’ And ‘Morbius’: When Superhero Universes Collide

‘The Flash’ And ‘Morbius’: When Superhero Universes Collide Hero Nation is a weekly column about genre news that now appears on Wednesdays. The walls separating Hollywood’s superhero universes aren’t as sturdy as they once seemed. On Tuesday night, for ...

Fritz Lang’s Indian Epic

At the end of his career, Fritz Lang returned to Germany and a producer who gave him a big budget to remake a silent classic in color, with an international cast and locations in remote India, ...

‘Fritz Lang Indian Epic’ Heads To Blu-Ray In December With 4K Restoration

Revered filmmaker Fritz Lang is best known for his work in Germany, and ultimately the U.S.. What is often overlooked is Lang’s return to Germany to direct The Tiger of Eschnapur and The Indian Tomb. ...

CNN Sets TV Premiere Of ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice’; Kino Lorber Acquires ‘After Parkland’ Docu & Releases Trailer; Doc NYC Juried Winners Revealed – Update

Updated with Doc NYC winners, 6:30 Pm: CNN Films has acquired the documentary feature Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice and set its television premiere for New Year’s Day on CNN. Ronstadt was 21 ...

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