The Important News

Marvel Madness: Hulk will be in Thor: Ragnarok. Ryan Coogler might direct Black Panther.

Franchise Fever: Godzilla vs. King Kong has been confirmed for 2020.  D.J. Caruso will direct xXx 3. Steven Spielberg still says he’s making Indiana Jones 5 with Harrison Ford. Steve Zahn will play an ape in War of the Planet of the Apes. R.L. Stine’s Fear Street books are going to be a movie series. Kathleen Kennedy wants a woman to direct a Star Wars movie.

Prequelitis: Len Wiseman is directing the prequel Die Hard: Year One. Rebecca Ferguson might star in Alien: Paradise Lost.

Remake Report: Nick Cassavetes will direct the Road House remake. John Sayles is writing a new Django (non Tarantino version) movieLockout has officially been deemed a remake of Escape from New York.

Casting Net: Eve Hewson will play Maid Marian in Robin Hood: Origins. Warwick Davis will star in the crowdfunding project ShortFellas.

Ways of Seeing: The Hateful Eight will be longer for its first two weeks of release.

New Directors, New Films: Wes Anderson is making another stop-motion movie. Robert Rodriguez will direct Battle Angels Alita.

New Producers, New Films: Leonardo DiCaprio is making a movie about the Volkwagen emissions scandal

Merchandising: A new Friday the 13th video game lets you play as Jason.

Box Office: More moviegoers went to Mars and Transylvania than Neverland last weekend

T.V. Time: Two X-Men series are headed to television

 

The Videos and Geek Stuff

New Movie Trailers: Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesParanormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, Love the Coopers, The BoyBurnt and Race.

See: How Pixar created “abstract thought” in Inside Out.

Watch: A fake commercial for the Back to the Future Part II hoverboard. And the stars of Back to the Future reunited for a Honda commercial. And an analysis of the climactic scene of Back to the Future.

See: What the real people in Steve Jobs think of the movie.

Watch: The first three Indiana Jones movies in 90 seconds

See: Prank production signs for fake movie sequels

Watch: The version of Steve Jobs that Steve Jobs would have made.

See: How to find the edits in Birdman.

Watch: Deleted animated sequences from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

See: IMDb’s ranking of the top 25 movies of the last 25 years.

Watch: A surreal mashup of Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick movies.

See: A Thor hammer that only one fan can lift.

Watch: What Jurassic World would have looked like in the 1970s

See: This week’s best new movie posters. And our premiere of the Dangerous Men poster.

 

Our Features

Comic Con Coverage: Highlights of New York Comic Con. And the best cosplay at New York Comic Con.

Movie Recommendations: 8 great seafaring movie explorers.

Movie Genre Guide: What you need to know about Gothic romance before seeing Crimson Peak.

Horror Movie Guide: Everything horror fans need to see this month.

Horror Movie Guide: Scary movies to show your kids.

Comic Book Movie Guide: http://www.movies.com/movie-news/best-movie-based-comics/193755 must-read movie-based comic books. 

Spy Movie Guide: 6 fascinating facts about Bridge of Spies.

Home Viewing: Here’s our guide to everything hitting VOD this week

 

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