Not much is yet known about The Innocents, the new Netflix series from first-time writer-creators Hania Elkington and Simon Duric (a storyboard artist on The Crown and Black Mirror). According to The Hollywood Reporter, the eight-episode series explores the fallout after “teenagers Harry (Percelle Ascott) and June…
Reliably delightful old-school weirdo, meet unexpectedly great new-school weirdo: Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson are teaming up for a new project, and it presumably will allow them plenty of chances to settle the question, “Jesus Christ or vampire: Who would win in a fight?”
The Blackcoat’s Daughter isn’t everyone’s cup of psychological-horror tea. Its persistent and steadily building atmosphere of dread is equal parts unsettling and bleak, pretty much the opposite of the jump-scares funhouse vibe that dominates the genre. Then came I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House, which…
Former child actor Alexander Polinsky, who co-starred on ’80s sitcom Charles In Charge, has accused show star Scott Baio of assault and sexual harassment that took place during the filming of the series. Deadline reports Polinsky made the charges during a press conference today held in the offices of Lisa Bloom, the…
Sometimes being a kid can feel like it’s just you against the entire world. In the case of the teenage protagonist of new film I Kill Giants, it’s not just the world that she’s fighting; it’s absolutely massive creatures that want to destroy her whole life.
We’re only a few months away from Avengers: Infinity War, and if you’re anything like us here at The A.V. Club, you’ve already watched the trailer that ends with Captain America leading a slo-mo charge a good 20 or so times. You may be asking yourself: How else can I nerd out about this film I haven’t seen?
Despite no longer actually having Spider-Man around, now that he’s off hanging out with Tony Stark, Sony continues to build out the Spider-Man cinematic universe, because what’s better than a world built around everyone but the character who made that world exist in the first place?
Here’s what’s up in the world of television for Wednesday, February 14. All times are Eastern, all hearts are there for the breaking.
Watch This offers movie recommendations inspired by new releases or premieres, or occasionally our own inscrutable whims. This week, we’re looking back on films that romantically pair real star couples.
For a 95-year-old, Norman Lear is still kicking truly shocking amounts of ass. He’s launched a new podcast, guest-starred on The Simpsons, and is still involved with the excellent Netflix remake of his series One Day At A Time. All this, and now he’s recruiting an iconic comedic actor into his brand-new show.
Even at the height of their mainstream success, The Breeders were always a little bit weirder than was properly recognized. Sure, they wrote “Divine Hammer,” but that record also had “Roi” and “Mad Lucas” on it. So it’s fitting that the group’s new album gets some liner notes from a slightly odd writer.
Hard to believe it’s been almost 10 years since Robert Downey, Jr. first put on a metal suit and started punching people really hard, and the world went totally bananas for it. For longtime comics fans, it was a minor miracle. For Marvel, it was a chance to finally build that Scrooge McDuck swimming pool full of…
This past weekend saw the release of a big, expensive, attention-getting science fiction spectacle on streaming service Netflix, one that had people talking throughout the subsequent week. Unfortunately for the people behind it, that spectacle wasn’t Altered Carbon.
Netflix and J.J. Abrams managed to pull off another impressive Cloverfield marketing stunt during the Super Bowl, not only releasing the first trailer, but announcing that the latest film in the loosely connected franchise, The Cloverfield Paradox, would be available for streaming the instant the game ended. It was a…
Here’s what’s up in the world of television for Wednesday, February 7. All times are Eastern.
As a WWE wrestler, John Cena is a fearsome force: He’s not only a three-time World Heavyweight Champion and two-time Royal Rumble winner, but the most public face of the WWE for much of the 21st century as well. But, as of now, he has officially completed his transition into a big ol’ teddy bear.