Rob Reiner: His best films to date

For about 35 years now, Rob Reiner has been a director. For the first decade and a half, he was among the best in the business. Recently? Not so much. That being said, we’re focusing on the good ...

The 200 Greatest Horror Films Of All Time

Every year, we here at PopOptiq celebrate the month of October with a series of articles we like to call 31 Days of Horror; and every year, I update the list of my favourite horror films ever made. ...

Rosario Dawson in Krystal Arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand July 10th

The sweet, coming-of-age comedy, Krystal arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand July 10 from Lionsgate. The sweet, coming-of-age comedy, Krystal arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand July 10 from ...

Laurie Metcalf would make Tony Awards history with win for ‘Three Tall Women’

Laurie Metcalf would make Tony Awards history with win for ‘Three Tall Women’ Three-time Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne”) won her first Tony Award only last year but could well add a second one to her crowded mantle this Sunday. This would be a nice makeup award for ...

Toni Collette Is Explosive, but ‘Hereditary’ Is Horrific: How Genre Bias Can Kill Oscar Chances

Toni Collette Is Explosive, but ‘Hereditary’ Is Horrific: How Genre Bias Can Kill Oscar Chances Winning any Oscar nomination demands that enough Academy voters see the movie in the first place. A demanding film can make the cut — “The Shape of Water,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Moonlight,” and “Get ...

Toni Collette Is Explosive, but ‘Hereditary’ Is Horrific: How Genre Bias Can Kill Oscar Chances

Toni Collette Is Explosive, but ‘Hereditary’ Is Horrific: How Genre Bias Can Kill Oscar Chances Winning any Oscar nomination demands that enough Academy voters see the movie in the first place. A demanding film can make the cut — “The Shape of Water,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Moonlight,” and “Get ...

Woody Harrelson and James Marsden Investigate The Iraq War in Trailer For Shock And Awe

Woody Harrelson and James Marsden star in the upcoming film Shock and Awe. The film is based on the true events of the Knight Ridder journalists "who were the only ones who 'got it right' in the ...

'Castle Rock': See Chilling Trailer for Stephen King, J.J. Abrams Show

'Castle Rock': See Chilling Trailer for Stephen King, J.J. Abrams Show A mysterious "original sin" plagues the Stephen King multiverse in the latest trailer for Castle Rock. The author's upcoming Hulu anthology series with J.J. Abrams is set in the fictional Maine town ...

‘The Dark’ Is A Clunky, Simplistic Horror Film That Falls Back On Outdated Tropes [Tribeca Review]

Female monsters are in vogue again, after their frequent occurrence in ’80s and ’90s horror films like “Misery,” “The Craft,” and “The Entity.” Recent indie flicks, from “Thoroughbreds” to “Wildling,” ...

Canyon Cinema Cooperative: Catalogue No. 2, Supplement No. 1

In 1966, after six years of existence, the Canyon Cinema experimental film collective of San Francisco, California started its own cooperative distribution center, first listing films in the November ...

A ‘Tommyknockers’ Movie Would Be a Mistake

Love him or hate him, it’s hard to argue that Stephen King isn’t somehow one of the most prolific and popular authors on the planet. Between his dozens of books, hundreds of short stories, a sprawling ...

Brian Tyree Henry: Will ‘Hero’-ic Broadway reviews lead to Emmy nomination for ‘Atlanta’ Season 2?

Brian Tyree Henry: Will ‘Hero’-ic Broadway reviews lead to Emmy nomination for ‘Atlanta’ Season 2? Despite a star-studded cast of A-listers that includes Chris Evans and Michael Cera, Brian Tyree Henry‘s performance is being singled out in the Broadway revival of “Lobby Hero.” David Rooney ...

The Strangers 2 Helmer Eyeing Adaptation Of Stephen King’s Christine

Between them, Stephen King and John Carpenter have produced some of the finest works of fiction ever to grace the horror genre. For King, that literary oeuvre includes such classics as It, The ...

Meryl Streep (‘The Post’) loses at Oscars for 18th time, crushing her own record

Meryl Streep (‘The Post’) loses at Oscars for 18th time, crushing her own record Over the past four decades Meryl Streep has amassed 21 Oscar nominations, more than any performer in Academy Awards history. She won three of those races, making her a member of the exclusive ...

Kathy Bates (‘Misery’) is your #1 fan after being voted top Best Actress Oscar winner of 1990s [Poll Results]

Kathy Bates (‘Misery’) is your #1 fan after being voted top Best Actress Oscar winner of 1990s [Poll Results] Kathy Bates just took a big swing at her fellow Best Actress Oscar winners. The legendary actress has won Gold Derby’s poll asking you to vote for your favorite winner of the 1990s, for her iconic ...

Contest: Win Games (1967) on Blu-ray

A conniving couple meets their match when they cross paths with a sinister stranger in the psychological thriller Games, and with the 1967 film now on Blu-ray from Scream Factory, we've been provided ...

Suntup Editions Releasing Limited Edition Signed Copies of Stephen King’s Misery

Last year through their coveted The Covers Collection, Suntup Editions gave Stephen King fans the opportunity to begin collecting prints of the iconic artwork that graced classic Stephen King novels ...

Meryl Streep in ‘Postcards from the Edge’: A look back at her ninth Oscar nomination, the competition and the outcome

Meryl Streep in ‘Postcards from the Edge’: A look back at her ninth Oscar nomination, the competition and the outcome This article marks Part 9 of the 21-part Gold Derby series Meryl Streep at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at Meryl Streep’s nominations, the performances that competed with her at the Academy ...

Revisiting Daniel Day-Lewis and Denzel Washington’s intertwined Oscar history

Revisiting Daniel Day-Lewis and Denzel Washington’s intertwined Oscar history Daniel Day-Lewis (“Phantom Thread”) and Denzel Washington (“Roman J. Israsel, Esq.”) have a date at the Oscars — and it’s not their first. The Best Actor nominees, who’ve never starred in a film ...

Who’s your favorite Best Actress Oscar winner of the 1990s: Jessica Lange, Frances McDormand, Holly Hunter … ? [Poll]

Who’s your favorite Best Actress Oscar winner of the 1990s: Jessica Lange, Frances McDormand, Holly Hunter … ? [Poll] The Best Actress Oscar winners of the 1990s have all had long careers of success in Hollywood to varying degrees. From overdue actresses finally getting their first statue like Susan Sarandon to ...

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