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Month: May 2018

Proof News: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 – Happytime Murders sued by Sesame Street & Roseanne Canceled after Racist Tweet

MOVIE NEWS SPAWN || Jamie Foxx will be starring as the title role in the Blumhouse produced “Spawn” film, being delivered by the man that originally wrote the comic series, Todd McFarlane, who will be making his directorial debut. Read more at: Variety. HAPPYTIME MURDERS || Over the weekend, it was reported that the non-profit behind “Sesame Street” was suing STX for their reference … Read More Proof News: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 – Happytime Murders sued by Sesame Street & Roseanne Canceled after Racist Tweet

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Box Office: May 25th, 2018 – Solo: A Star Wars Story

Although “Solo: A Star Wars Story” upends “Deadpool 2” for the throne after only one week, at $84.4 million, the film is being touted as a box office failure. With a production budget reportedly at $300 million, that low-ish opening for a film like that stings, especially when you consider “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” opened to $155 million in 2016. The major … Read More Box Office: May 25th, 2018 – Solo: A Star Wars Story

Honest Trailers: Every Christopher Nolan Movie

HONEST TRAILERS: CHRISTOPHER NOLAN MOVIE This week we take a look at all ten of Christopher Nolan’s films, who is arguably one of the best directors of our generation and Screenjunkies is more than willing to admit that. They’re also willing to show you the concepts shared by a lot of the films like an emotional Michael Caine, protagonists with slicked back hair, and … Read More Honest Trailers: Every Christopher Nolan Movie

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Tuesday Releases: Annihilation

MAY 29TH, 2018 Official Synopsis: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don’t apply.Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, “Annihilation” stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac. It was written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later). CRITERION CORNER Official Synopsis: One … Read More Tuesday Releases: Annihilation

Proof Review: Fahrenheit 451 (2018)

FAHRENHEIT 451 Review by: Christopher Haskell “Fahrenheit four five one is the temperature at which book paper catches fire and starts to burn” Guy Montag, “Fahrenheit 451” Now is the era of television. We’re in the heyday of the long-form medium, where the quality of TV surpasses most feature films by a long shot. It’s a medium that allows for a slow burn, where … Read More Proof Review: Fahrenheit 451 (2018)

Stream Guide: Blue Is The Warmest Color & Fahrenheit 451 (May 25th, 2018)

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR on MUBI Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos star in the erotic lesbian drama “Blue Is The Warmest Color,” directed by Abdellatif Kechiche about a French teenager who falls in love with a dominant woman and their coming-of-age love story that transpires. Before Christopher Nolan was earning Oscar nominations, making a Batman trilogy, or anything remotely on the radar, he … Read More Stream Guide: Blue Is The Warmest Color & Fahrenheit 451 (May 25th, 2018)

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Theatrical Releases: Solo: A Star Wars Story

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY || The “Star Wars” spin-off sagas continue this weekend with “Solo: A Star Wars Story” taking a look at the origin of Harrison Ford’s character Han Solo from the original series. The younger version of Han is played by Alden Ehrenreich as he meets his best buddy Chewbacca, comes across Landa Calrissian (Donald Glover) for the first time, and … Read More Theatrical Releases: Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Spotlight: BBC Culture’s Top 100 World-Shaping Stories

BBC Culture released a Top 100 list of the books that authors believe to be the most time-tested, world shaping stories. Read more at: BBC Culture. 1. The Odyssey (Homer, 8th Century BC) 2. Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852) 3. Frankenstein (Mary Shelley, 1818) 4. Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell, 1949) 5. Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe, 1958) 6. One Thousand and One … Read More Spotlight: BBC Culture’s Top 100 World-Shaping Stories

Proof News: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 – Morgan Freeman Allegations and Boba Fett spin-off lands James Mangold

MOVIE NEWS MORGAN FREEMAN || News broke this morning that eight women have stepped forward, accusing Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior and misconduct, including a production assistant on the set of “Going In Style” who reported “unwanted touching and comments about her figure and clothing on a near-daily basis.” Read more at: CNN. HARVEY WEINSTEIN || Also, in the same realm of news, Harvey … Read More Proof News: Thursday, May 24th, 2018 – Morgan Freeman Allegations and Boba Fett spin-off lands James Mangold

Proof News: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 – Arrested Development Interview & Moses Farrow Essay

MUST READS: There are two stories today that should not be ignored. The first is the interview conducted by the New York Times with the cast of “Arrested Development.” In it, actress Jessica Walter opens up, through tears, about the way she was treated by Jeffrey Tambor on the set of the popular comedy series. During the interview, fellow cast-mates Jason Bateman and David … Read More Proof News: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 – Arrested Development Interview & Moses Farrow Essay

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Television Guide 2018: An Updating List of Renewals and Cancellations

Wondering if your favorite shows got renewed or were cancelled? Below is a compiled list of the all the series and the decisions that have been made about them. The list will be updated as more information becomes available. The biggest news this year was FOX letting go of some of their most talked about comedies including “Last Man On Earth” starring Will Forte … Read More Television Guide 2018: An Updating List of Renewals and Cancellations

Proof News: Tuesday, May 22st, 2018 – New Trailers for Damsel, Papillon, and Down A Dark Hall

PAPILLON – OFFICIAL TRAILER PAPILLON || A great escape. An incredible true story. Watch the official trailer for Papillon – starring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek. Arriving in select theaters this summer. DAMSEL – OFFICIAL TRAILER DAMSEL || It’s the age of The Wild West, circa 1870. An affluent pioneer, Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson) ventures deep into the American wilderness to reunite with and … Read More Proof News: Tuesday, May 22st, 2018 – New Trailers for Damsel, Papillon, and Down A Dark Hall