Everyone knows the beloved children's character Winnie the Pooh, but what many people don't know is his origins. Directed by Simon Curtis, this story tells how A. A. Milne created the world of the Hundred Acre Woods, the willy, nilly silly old bear, and his human companion Christopher Robin — inspired by the author's own son. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Will Tilston, the film is slated for release September 29, 2017.
It's one of the biggest mysteries in movies — what happened to Andy's dad, and where did Woody come from? Turns out that two people know. Pixar's Head Writer Joe Ranft, who was tragically killed in a car accident, told his friend toy buff Mike Mozart. Johnathon Carlin digs into the mystery and talks to Mike himself to found out the answers.
Jeff Bauman lost his girlfriend. Trying to win her back, he lost legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Coming back to consciousness in the hospital, he's able to help identify one of the bombers, but can't come to terms with what's happened. Jake Gyllenhaal stars with Miranda Richardson Stronger, coming to theaters September 17, 2017.
Days away from the 35th anniversary of the release of Blade Runner and new footage of the upcoming sequel has been released. In this behind-the-scenes featurette, everyone from stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, and Jared Leto to original director Ridley Scott and current director Denis Villeneuve give a little insight on the making of the new film as well as some clips that weren't in previous trailers. But if you're looking for a more difinity plotline, you'll have to wait until its Octiber 6th release.
The creepiness of dolls can never be underestimated. Like clowns and the creepy associations they've developed in the public mind, dolls just never seem to be quite right. David F. Sandberg, director of Lights Out, heads Annabelle: Creation, the latest film in The Conjuring universe. A dollmaker and his wife suffer the tragic death of their daughter, and when something supernatural in the form of their dead child appears asking to stay in their house, they let it move in — into one of the dolls. Years later, the couple takes in a group of young girls and nuns from a shuttered orphanage and the malevolent doll's true nature is revealed. Annabelle: Creation comes to theaters August 11, 2017.
The first film in author Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp series, a young man, devastated by the loss of his love during a terrorist attack, is recruited by the CIA as a black ops specialist. A veteran of the Cold War is brought in to sharpen recruit Mitch Rapp's lethal talents in the hunt for the terrorist leader that killed his fiancé. Starring Dylan O'Brien, Sanaa Lathan, and Michael Keaton, the film comes to theaters September 17, 2017.
There's a reason your dog wants to sleep on your uber comfortable Casper mattress with you, and that reason is not you. The Casper Dog Mattress gives man's best friend his very own Casper bed, made from a mixture of pressure-relieving memory foam and durable support foam, ensuring universal and long-lasting comfort. It's durable and includes a machine-washable cover. Your pup will love it, but has 100 nights to decide — just in case. Available in small, medium, and large.
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Bridging the gap between the stuff on store shelves and a trip to a custom tailor, INDOCHINO offers high-quality made to measure suits with amazing fit and feel. They take 14 measurements to create suits and shirts that fit and feel better than anything off the rack. And the fit isn't the only thing that will make you stand out, as INDOCHINO offers a great selection of fabrics and complimentary customization options — from lapels to linings and more — to personalize your look. The result is an investment-quality wardrobe that's far more attainable than traditional custom-tailored options and is much more affordable than just about any custom-fit suit on the market.
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A coming of age tale — a recent college graduate, a wealthy father — and his father's mistress. The Only Living Boy in New York stars Callum Turner as Thomas, recently graduated from college and casting about the city for the shape of the rest of his life. He and his love interest happen to catch his father and a woman who is definitely not his mother in a club — and a very strange relationship forms between them. The Only Living Boy in New York stars Pierce Brosnan, Kate Beckinsale, Kiersey Clemons, and Jeff Bridges. The film opens in theaters August 11, 2017.
True Detective and Se7en thrive in the darkness of their characters, setting, and plot. But by the end, both the HBO series and the film reveal a surprising capacity for hope and change in their characters. This episode of Lessons from the Screenplay compares True Detective and Se7en to show how their characters find the light while swimming in darkness.
From Snowpiercer director Bong Joon Ho comes a different kind of monster movie. Unlike the traditional destructive creatures, crushing buildings and creating mass hysteria, this animal is more of a gentle giant. He's being kept safe by a young girl in South Korea's Gangwon Province, but one corporation will stop at nothing to get it. Directed by Bong Joon-ho, Okja stars Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano. The film comes to Netflix June 28, 2017.
If it weren't for the all the films made in basements and on kitchen tables by LEGO fans, The LEGO Movie as we know it wouldn't exist. The look, feel, and "is it stop-motion or CGI?" all came from passion projects of amateur LEGO films. Vox looks at the history of LEGO fan films and how Animal Logic, the studio behind The LEGO Movie, used them for inspiration.
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg reunite for the Daddy's Home sequel you really, really didn't know you needed. Part two brings in double the dads with a visit from the dads' dads Mel Gibson and John Lithgow during the holidays. The film is slated for release November 10, 2017.
It's widely considered to be one of the worst films of all time. It's also become a strange phenomenon, inspiring public screenings complete with costumes, crowds shouting dialogue, and references to inside jokes in the film. If it's so bad, why do people love The Room? Vox asked author Tom Bissell what makes people so drawn to terrible movies, and what that indicates to others in our social lives.
Based on the true story of Yossi Ghinsberg, Daniel Radcliffe will attempt to survive the Bolivian rainforest after an adventure turns into a nightmare. The script was adapted from Ghinsberg's memoir Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival which details his three-week journey through an uncharted area of the Amazon jungle with a Swiss teacher, an American photographer, and a supposed Austrian geologist. The film is scheduled to premiere on opening night at the Melbourne Internation Film Festival on August 3, 2017.
In an instant, everything changes. An accident that kills a man's friend sends him to prison, where he becomes the shot caller for a gang. Upon his release, he's called on to perform a major crime against a rival gang on the streets of Southern California. Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lake Bell, Shot Caller comes to DirecTV Cinema on July 20, and a wider theatrical release August 18, 2017.
Dedicated to one of the world's most advanced air rescue organizations in Switzerland, the Oris Altimeter Rega Limited Edition Watch is a one-of-a-kind timepiece. Rega uses a fleet of rescue helicopters and air ambulances and this watch is inspired by the needs of those pilots. It features an integrated mechanical barometric altimeter, air pressure and altitude displays, and a standout Rega logo at 9 o'clock on the dial. It comes with a stainless steel case that is coated in anti-reflective gray PVD, along with a gray fabric strap with red leather lining. The case back is embossed with a Rega helicopter and engraved with the limited edition number and only 1,414 pieces will be made.
Just like your mattress, your pillow has a big effect on the quality of your sleep. And just like their comfortable mattress, the Casper Pillow is designed to make sure you rest well. It provides both comfort and support regardless of your sleeping position, with a firm inner core and a softer outer shell. Essentially it's a pillow within a pillow. It also won't pancake or lose shape thanks to the silky fibers it was constructed with, and is finished with breathable percale cotton to keep things cool. Take advantage of the 100 night trial and if you don't love it, Casper will give you a free refund.
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Unfortunately, this isn't a trailer for a Dodgeball sequel, but it's the next best thing. After 13 years, The Average Joe's and Globo Gym reunite for the charity dodgeball event of a lifetime and have gifted us with this four-minute face-off between Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn. Proceeds from the event will go to The Stiller Foundation, aiming to help kids through educational opportunities.
Brigsby Bear is a children's show with a very small audience of one person. Like all things, the show must end and does so without warning. James, the one person the show was created for, undertakes a quest to make a film to tell the rest of the story. Brigsby Bear stars Kyle Mooney, Claire Daines, Mark Hamil and comes to theaters July 28, 2017.
What happens after we die? Five medical students start stopping their hearts in a secret experiment to find out — but the afterlife has a hard time letting go. A sequel to the 1990 cult classic, Flatliners stars Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, and Keifer Sutherland, who reprises his role from the original film. Flatliners comes to theaters September 29, 2017.
No matter how big the budget or flashy the visual effects, poorly developed characters will make any movie feel like a dead, hollow shell. The Southern Gothic steeped first season of True Detective felt like a whole new addition to what was essentially a buddy cop murder mystery. While it didn't necessarily break new ground, True Detective felt remarkable because of the living, breathing world created by characters who seemed to be truly alive.
When you're the youngest superhero in the cinematic universe, sometimes you have to pick up the party supplies. Peter Parker gets an invite to Tony Stark's NBA Finals party and finds himself playing the intern. On his way to get some totally not fancy crackers for Tim Duncan, Peter has to stop a few criminals and deal with fans before he can get back to the game.
Marvel is expanding its universe into yet another realm with its latest spinoff. Directed by Creed's Ryan Coogler, the film follows the events of Captain America: Civil War after T'Challa returns home to the mysterious nation of Wakanda. But the homecoming is short-lived when Erik Killmonger tries to take over the kingdom. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong'o, the film is slated for release February 16, 2018.
This is your brain — on Gorillaz. Breaking out of two dimensions, the band's video for "Sleeping Powder" is the first new track since the release of Humanz. With a rumored 40-45 new tracks that didn't make the album cut, expect to see a lot more new music from Gorillaz.
Next up in his line of HBO mockumentaries, Andy Samberg is taking on the medium stakes game of cycling. As the title implies, the 7 Days In Hell follow-up will poke fun at doping in professional cycling through a fake 1982 documentary — grainy VHS quality included. The cast boasts some pretty impressive names including John Cena, Daveed Diggs, Orlando Bloom, Will Forte, Kevin Bacon, Mike Tyson, J. J. Abrams, and even Lance Armstrong. The film is set to premiere July 8, 2017 on HBO.
Wall Street broker Will and his wife and son take a family rebuilding trip to a cabin in his hometown — only to witness the murder of a corrupt cop after a botched bank robbery. When his son is taken hostage, Will is forced to evade the police and recover the stolen cash to get back his son. Starring Bruce Willis, Hayden Christensen, and Gethin Anthony, First Kill arrives in theaters July 21, 2017.
Pixar animations are nothing short of magic and their latest film is no exception. Directed by Toy Story 3's Lee Unkrich, the story takes place in a town where music is banned but a young boy's obsession with Ernesto de la Cruz and his guitar leads him to the Land of the Dead. Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, and Benjamin Bratt provide the voices when the film comes to theaters November 22, 2017.
Spoiler Alert: John Wick kills a lot of people. We're talking 128 to be exact. That's almost double the body count from the original film. He kills them with cars. He kills them with guns. He kills the with his hands. He even kills them with pencils. It's no surprise that someone compiled them all together to this ten-minute supercut of the ultimate assassin doing what he does best —, assassinating.
It's one of the best urban legends in film: Was Star Wars salvaged in the editing room? The release of episodes I-III and their nearly universal dislike helped popularize the notion that George Lucas' original trilogy was more a product of emergency surgery than a coherent narrative from the beginning. The Solomon Society looks at the evidence to see if the Star Wars films we know and love were a product of — or saved from — their creator.
With sci-fi films like District 9 and Chappie on his resume, Neill Blomkamp is more than qualified to deliver a worthy alien film. But instead of just one feature, the director is releasing a series of short films entitled Oats Studios. The project is highlighted in this full-length trailer revealing a dystopian Paris, alien creatures, and genre alums Dakota Fanning and Sigourney Weaver. Volume 1 will be available for streaming on YouTube and Steam.
The bugs are back — and they're everywhere. The all-new computer animated sequel to 1997's Starship Troopers has Rico battling the arachnids again, this time on Mars. Casper Van Dien and Dina Meyer voice Johnny Rico and Dizzy Flores in Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars, screening one night only in select theaters August 21, 2017.