YouTuber Makes Chris Pratt’s Mario Real With Unreal Engine

YouTuber Makes Chris Pratt's Mario Real With Unreal Engine

It’s-a him, Chris Pratt. screenshot: Re-Imagined Games / Kotaku It feels like it was only yesterday when Shigeru Miyamoto pulled the goomba rug out from under our collective gamer asses with the surprise announcement of the bizarre Hollywood cast of the upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie. While the casting of Chris Pratt in the starring … Read more

Rian Johnson Time-Travel Film Rules

Rian Johnson Time-Travel Film Rules

Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper.Image: sony Ten years ago, when Rian Johnson’s Looper was released, it was pretty universally loved. This loved it website, fans loved it, I loved it, and that adoration hasn’t really gone away. However, while I liked the film when I saw it, it’s never one I felt the … Read more

Timothée Chalamet Cannibal Road Trip Film

Timothée Chalamet Cannibal Road Trip Film

Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell star in Bones and All.Image: MGM Bones and All is a movie that challenges easy categorization. It’s the latest film from Luca Guadagninothe director of Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria, who to date has quite the pristine reputation. It stars Timothée Chalamet, one of the biggest young stars … Read more

Alan Rickman’s diaries reveal his opinions about Harry Potter

Alan Rickman's diaries reveal his opinions about Harry Potter

Alan RickmanPhoto: chris jackson (Getty Images) Severus Snape was always (no Harry Potter pun intended) a controversial figure in the HP fandom. He was a spiteful bully of children and former wizard Nazi, but he also had a big crush on Harry’s mom and dedicated his life to fighting evil in her memory. It’s hard … Read more

This guy is using AI to make a movie — and you can help decide what happens next

This guy is using AI to make a movie — and you can help decide what happens next

CNN — “Salt” resembles many science-fiction films from the ’70s and early ’80s, complete with 35mm footage of space freighters and moody alien landscapes. But while it looks like a throwback, the way it was created points to what could be a new frontier for making movies. “Salt” is the brainchild of Fabian Stelzer. He’s … Read more

Spirited Away US release’s 20th: Revisiting Miyazaki’s opus

Spirited Away US release's 20th: Revisiting Miyazaki's opus

Chihiro and No Face in Spirited Away Photo: 2001 Studio Ghibli – NDDTM (Getty Images) There’s a moment early on in Spirited Away that sticks with me after countless viewings and many years. Plucky ponytailed 10-year-old protagonist Chihiro breaks down by a river after losing her parents—and the human world she recognizes—in a bathhouse for … Read more

‘Avatar’ returns to theaters as Disney hypes James Cameron’s long-delayed sequel

'Avatar' returns to theaters as Disney hypes James Cameron's long-delayed sequel

Avatar Source: Walt Disney Studios The Na’vi return to the big screen this weekend as Disney looks to reignite interest in its newly acquired Avatar franchise, three months before the debut of the long-delayed sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water.” Bringing the highest-grossing film of all time back to theaters has two purposes for Disney: … Read more

Shia LaBeouf gave ultimatum with Florence Pugh

Shia LaBeouf gave ultimatum with Florence Pugh

She thinks it’s a “Wilde” accusation. Olivia Wilde doubled down on her claim that she fired Shia LaBeouf from “Don’t Worry Darling,” now alleging he gave her an “ultimatum” with Florence Pugh. “We had to replace Shia. He is a fantastic actor, but it wasn’t gonna work,” the movie’s director, 38, said on “The Late … Read more

New On Netflix In October, Including ‘The Midnight Club’

New On Netflix In October, Including 'The Midnight Club'

Fall is upon us, finally. It’s been one hell of a boiling hot summer, but relief is on the way, and with it, the spooky season. Netflix is ​​fully into the seasonal mood with multiple new shows to thrill and care the bejesus out of you. Haunting of Hill House helmer Mike Flanagan returns with … Read more

“Blonde,” Reviewed: “The Passion of the Christ” for Marilyn Monroe

“Blonde,” Reviewed: “The Passion of the Christ” for Marilyn Monroe

Even if “Blonde,” written and directed by Andrew Dominik, had offered a sympathetic and discerning view of the private life of Marilyn Monroe, it would have been a cinematic disaster. The movie is ridiculously vulgar—the story of Monroe as if it were channeled through Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ.” The character endures an … Read more