Following Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, and Beauty and the Beast, Dumbo is Disney's next live-action remake. A star-packed cast includes Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Colin Farrell, with Tim Burton directing. Having Burton behind the camera means you can expect a glorious reimagining of "Pink Elephants on Parade". Dumbo comes to theaters March 29, 2019.
The Rock is telling the true story of the real-life wrestling family The Bevis' and he's picked out an all-star cast to help him do so. While the story follows the life of current Smackdown general manager Saraya "Paige" Bevis, Nick Frost and Game of Thrones' Lena Headey play her butt-kicking mom and dad. Vince Vaughn also stars as a WWE recruiter and of course, Dwayne Johnson will make sure everyone can smell what The Rock is cooking while portraying himself. Directed by Stephen Merchant, the film will come to theaters on February 14, 2019.
Part of being human is giving meaning to things that might not mean anything. This over-analyzation is especially prevalent in film — sometimes there isn't anything special about a scene, but we're almost desperate to find meaning anywhere we can. Now You See It looks at the art of trying to pack as much meaning into a film as we can, even where it means nothing.
The gang's back along with a new, questionable toy. Bonnie's imagination has brought another character into the mix and will take Woody and the crew on a road trip that reunites them with an old friend. Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Blake Clark, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, and Estelle Harris return to voice their original characters while Bo Peep comes back to the action thanks to Annie Potts. Toy Story's fourth installment premieres June 21, 2019.
James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are bringing Yukito Kishiro's manga Battle Angel Alita to the big screen. Alita: Battle Angel follows an amnesiac cyborg found in a trash heap and rebuilt by a cybernetics doctor. Recalling only one memory of a martial arts expert, Alita goes on to become a Hunter-Warrior — a bounty hunter. Starring Rosa Salazar and Christoph Waltz, the film comes to theaters December 21, 2018.
Ever since their debut film Coraline, animation powerhouse Laika has been delivering one Oscar-nominated stop-motion after another. Their latest offering looks to follow that same trend. The story follows Mr. Link — an 8-foot-tall, 630-pound urban legend living quietly in solitude in the Pacific Northwest. Tired of hiding, the furry fable reaches out to explorer Sir Lionel Frost and adventurer Adelina Fortnight to help him reach his family in the valley of Shangri-La. Missing Link features the voices of Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Thompson, and Stephen Fry and is slated for release April 12, 2019.
The way your sheets feel can be the difference between the perfect level of comfort and a sleepless night. Known for their signature crispness and hotel-like quality, Snowe's Percale sheets are made with 100% long staple Egyptian cotton for a soft, smooth feel that's racked up editor awards and customer raves. Made in Italy with a 500 thread count, this Percale set is available in five colorways, the neutral Slate Blue pictured here.
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Brushing your teeth is good for your oral health, but now it can do good for other's as well. When you get or gift a quip All-Black Electric Toothbrush, not only do you get the sonic benefits of their minimalist design, you also give oral care access and education to disadvantaged families because every purchase will help benefit the ADA Foundation. Each set comes with their signature brush in a limited edition monochromatic hue that features a timer, guiding pulses, multi-use travel cover and all-black brush heads delivered every 3 months for just $5.
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Disney had their shot at The Jungle Book, now Andy Serkis is putting a darker spin on the Rudyard Kipling classic. The story follows Mowgli's childhood in the jungles of India, cared for by a pack of wolves. Unlike the sing-alongs we're used to, this version shows more of the realities of living in the presence of an angry Bengal tiger. Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, and Serkis himself lend their voices while Rohan Chand takes on the title character. The film will have a limited release on November 29th and then will head to Netflix December 7, 2018.
Zombies overtake WWII in this J. J. Abrams genre-bending production. The film follows a group of U.S. paratroopers that have landed in Nazi territory. As they head deeper into enemy lines, they realize the regime has been dabbling in the supernatural to help them win the war. Starring Jovan Adepo, Jacob Anderson, Pilou Asbæk, Iain De Caestecker, John Magaro, and Wyatt Russell, Overlord is slated for release November 9, 2018.
A great survival film should include a hellish landscape, gruesome tactics, and a badass lead. Judging from the first clip, Arctic looks like it'll fit the description. The story follows Mads Mikkelsen after his rescue helicopter crashes, killing the pilot and leaving the only passenger injured. Now, he must find his own way to safety. Directed by first-timer Joe Penna, the movie is set to release in February 2019.
Following their films No Country for Old Men and True Grit, the Coen Brothers head back West for their latest offering. The film is set up as a six-part anthology series following an array of characters as they navigate the American frontier. Each chapter will tell a new story and feature actors like James Franco, Liam Neeson, Tim Blake Nelson, and Tom Waits. After a limited theatrical release, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs will begin streaming on Netflix November 16, 2018.
In 1987, Senator Gary Hart announced his bid for the Democratic nomination for President, hoping to run the Republican nominee in the 1988 election. Hart looked to be the clear frontrunner for the nomination — and then allegations of an extra-marital affair began to surface. Not only did it completely derail Hart's political career, but also marked the beginning of American-style tabloid politics. Starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, and J.K. Simmons, The Front Runner comes to theaters November 21, 2018
From The Shining and Poltergeist to Friday the 13th and Halloween the 1980's was full of great horror movies. Equally as good as the films were the grainy clips and mysterious voices of the genre's vintage trailers. Here's a compilation of 22 of the decade's very best.
Like any good villain whose career spans 11 films, Michael Myers has evolved and changed and grown with the times — but he's still a crazed, murderous psychopath. The iconic Captin Kirk mask has had a few changes well, from hair color to hairstyle to various states of weathering. Tell it Animated goes through all of Myers' costumes through the series of films along with a little background to keep you up-to-date on what you might have missed.
October 19, 1987, was the day the 80s came apart. The roaring stock market crashed in the biggest single-day loss in Wall Street history, and entire fortunes were wiped out in the space of a few hours. But exactly how the crash started has been a mystery — until now. Starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall, and a Lamborghini limo, Black Monday is the story of how the roaring 80s came to a close.
It's beard season and Old Spice is here to tame those man manes with their new Beard Oil. The argan oil-based conditioner can take care of wild hairs and unruly fly-aways, turning scruff into a soft, luxurious beard worthy of congrats. Its subtle citrus scent will leave it smelling as good as it looks.
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More informal than a loafer but dressier than a sneaker, the Moral Code Woodrow Moccasin can fill in at any casual affair. Each pair is hand-sewn from premium hand-brushed and waxed leather. A classic rubber sole provides grip while a leather padded footbed and breathable lining support sock-less wear. Free of any laces or adornments, they offer a more streamlined look that can easily be paired with both jeans and shorts. Available in black, coffee, and dark brown leather as well as sand and blue suede.
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Chris Pine fights for Scottish independence in the latest epic from Netflix. The film follows the true story of Robert The Bruce, the exiled King of Scots who leads a band of outlaws to take back their country from the English and King Edward I. Directed by David Mackenzie, it's scheduled for release in limited theaters and on the streaming platform November 9, 2018.
The greatest voice in the history of rock — and nearly any other genre. One of the most loved entertainers ever in one of the biggest bands of all time — Freddie Mercury and Queen have no parallel in music history. Bohemian Rhapsody celebrates Mercury and Queen in a biopic that traces their rise to fame and the genre-busting music that got them there. Starring Rami Malek, the film comes to theaters on November 2, 2018.
Take The Quiet Place and swap sound for sight, then you'll have Bird Box. Based on the post-apocalyptic novel by Josh Malerman, Sandra Bullock must embark on a two-day journey down a river to get her and her children to safety. If that doesn't seem nightmarish enough, mysterious beings are lurking around, waiting to overtake people through their vision so she'll have to do the whole thing blindfolded. The cast also includes Trevante Rhodes, Sarah Paulson, Lil Rel Howery, and John Malkovich and will be released on Netflix December 21, 2018.
Something isn't right with Miles. Something has taken over Miles, and Sarah, his mother, wants to find out what. Torn between protecting her family and protecting Miles, Sarah attempts to find out what is wrong with Miles at the risk of destroying everything she loves. Starring Orange is the New Black's Taylor Schilling, The Prodigy also stars Jackson Robert Scott as Miles and Peter Mooney. The Prodigy comes to theaters February 8, 2019.
John Carpenter isn't just a horror movie master — he's also a musician and composer. His theme from Halloween is a classic, and the film wouldn't be the same without that creepy music. IGN brought Carpenter into the studio to play the Halloween theme on a Nintendo Labo, and let's just say it isn't his favorite instrument.
The Big Lebowski has become a legend that will never die. From a humble comedy to entering the cultural lexicon, it's a film that nearly everyone knows at least a line from. Jeff Bridges, John Goodman And Steve Buscemi sat down on the Today Show to reminisce about what it was like shooting such a pop culture touchstone, over 20 years after its release.
Nostalgia. It's an oddly large part of our lives — from Instagram filters to movies to retro fashions and vinyl records and the off-the-grid movement. In our digital lives, nothing really exists, and the want of things that actually occupy physical space in the real world is reaching a level of need in our modern civilization. Nerdwriter looks at nostalgia through the lens of Mandy, a film by director Panos Cosmatos, and how he uses grain to convey a sense of place in his films.
Erin Bell emerges from a long undercover sting mentally damaged almost beyond repair. Erin and her undercover partner Chris infiltrate a gang as a couple, only to become romantically entangled and actual members themselves. Chris dies in a gang heist, and the next seventeen years and a nervous breakdown haven't been kind to Erin, nor blunted her desire for revenge. From director Karyn Kusama, Destroyer stars Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, and comes to theaters December 2018.
The Marvel Universe is full of CGI and the microscopic realm of Ant-Man and the Wasp is no different. In this behind-the-scenes look, the franchise's vice president of visual effects Danielle Costa gives a walkthrough of some of the visual effects used to bring the insect-sized superheroes to the big screen.
Ross MacDonald makes movie props. But they aren't the guns or spaceships or prosthetics that get all the attention. MacDonald specializes in paper — historical documents, blueprints, IDs, books — he's made them all. MacDonald talks about what it takes to make paper convincing, even if it's on the screen for half a second.
For First Man, director Damien Chazelle not only had to transport viewers to another decade, but he also had to transport them through outer space. He did that with the help of Nathan Crowley. The seasoned production designer describes how his team used a mix of practical effects and CGI to recreate one of history's most iconic events.
20 films, over $6.5 billion at the box office, and a nigh-unintelligible storyline full of characters most people don't recognize or even care about. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become something of a mess — or at least that's what Vox's Overrated thinks. This dive into the history of crossovers looks at why, for such a huge franchise, the MCU comes off as feeling pretty empty, despite the storylines and characters.
When the duo behind La La Land announces their followup, you expect a pretty incredible score. Judging from this behind-the-scenes featurette. First Man is going to live up to those expectations. Just in time for its release, director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz share how they created the sounds for their Apollo 11 mission.
40 years ago, Halloween started a million nightmares, reinvigorated horror films, and launched the career of Jamie Lee Curtis. While you know the plot, there are some interesting things about John Carpenter's masterpiece you might not know, from Michael Myers Captain Kirk mask to Jamie Lee Curtis' mother starring in Psycho.