The superspy organization known as Kingsman are back in KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE, teaming up with some American allies to combat yet another global threat. Ever since James Bond became a global phenomenon, other cinematic secret agents like the Kingsmen have come along to try and out-do 007, with some hitting the target!
In Darren Aronofksy's MOTHER!, Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem play a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home. While families are the bedrock of society, the unique relationships that can form within them have often been used as the subject for Hollywood horror. Here are some particularly creepy examples of families whose reunions you don't want to attend.
Movie legend Jerry Lewis rocketed to fame as half of the comedy team Martin and Lewis, and followed that with a massively successful second career as director, producer, and star of his own films, where he helped develop new filmmaking techniques that are still used today. A seemingly tireless performer, he was one of the last true living legends from the Golden Age of Hollywood. There never was--and never will be--anyone else like Jerry Lewis.
Stephen King's IT, one of the renowned author's most popular novels, arrives on the big screen in big, blood red clown shoes on September 8. Ever since CARRIE in 1976, Hollywood has turned over and over again to the pages of King's work for inspiration, resulting in some of the most memorable horror (and not so horror-ible) movies of all time.
Celebrate this Labor Day with these ten cinematic tributes to all those who toil, day in, day out, for their daily bread.
Chris Pine, born August 26, 1980, debuted on movie screens in 2004's THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2. Blessed with movie idol looks and effortless charm, in 2009 he stepped into the iconic role of Captain James T. Kirk in STAR TREK and made it his own. Since then, Pine has built up an impressive filmography consisting of sci-fi epics, comedies, crime thrillers, and even musicals.
Arthur Penn's BONNIE AND CLYDE arrived on movie screens fifty years ago this month. Its combination of retro-cool and in-your-face violence was controversial, groundbreaking, and massively popular with the growing counterculture, who adopted Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway's bank robbing killers as anti-heroes. In the half century since, Hollywood has been handing out snap-brim fedoras and tommy guns to multiple generations of actors, trying to bottle the film's unique cinematic magic like a jug of moonshine.
In THE GLASS CASTLE, Oscar-winner Brie Larson plays a woman coming to terms with her unconventional childhood, spent wandering the country with her dysfunctional, nomadic, unapologetically self-mythologizing parents. Here are ten cinematic tales of hard times, endured by people who had hardship thrust upon them, and others who set out on that journey on purpose.
Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero ushered in the modern age of horror with his low-budget but groundbreaking 1968 film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. In between return visits to the land of the dead (including the equally influential DAWN OF THE DEAD), he carved out a singular filmography, cataloging terrors that came from within, and without. We celebrate his remarkable career.
DETROIT, the newest film from Kathryn Bigelow, tells the true story of the civil unrest and rioting that rocked the city during the summer of 1967. Since the early 1980s, Bigelow has often helmed character-driven yet action-heavy movies and is (so far) the only woman in history to win an Academy Award for Best Director. Here's a look back at her unique filmography.