Based on the graphic novel by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez, Charlize Theron leads a five-person army of mercenaries that have a unique ability to not die. The immortal team has lived through centuries of war but after hiding in the shadows, a mission gone wrong could expose their secret. Also starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Luca Marinelli, and Marwan Kenzari, The Old Guard is slated for release on July 10, 2020.
David Ayer is going back to his roots for The Tax Collector. The Suicide Squad director returns to the streets of Los Angeles to follow a couple of ruthless tax collectors working for the Los Angeles crime lord Wizard, until an old rival returns from Mexico. Starring Shia LeBeouf and Bobby Soto, the film is slated for release on August 7, 2020.
Kirby Ferguson has been opening our eyes to the world's lack of originality for the last decade. His Everything is a Remix series has called out movies, music, and even tech for their copy, transform, and combine processes that reuse ideas over and over again. In his latest video, Ferguson points the finger people and how social media and the internet remixes our own personalities, and how to prevent following down the rabbit hole.
Every year, over a thousand high school senior boys come to Texas for a micro experiment in democracy — building their own state government. Filmmakers Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine follow a tight gubernatorial race and find something that's both as depressing and as hopeful as our own actual politics. Boys State comes to select theaters July 31st and Apple TV+ August 14th.
Kanye just dropped new music from his upcoming album currently titled God's Country — "Wash Us In The Blood" with Travis Scott. Mixed by Dr. Dre, the video features visuals from the George Floyd protests, what looks like coronavirus patients, and footage from Kanye's Sunday Service and Saint Pablo tours, with video artist Arthur Jafa creating the visuals.
If anyone knows about wearing a mask, it's Jason Voorhees. The Friday the 13th super-villain has been donning one since 1980. Now, he's encouraging New Yorkers to wear a different kind of mask in a new PSA. The video aims to get people to wear a face mask and slow the spread of COVID-19 as parts of the state enter into Phase 4 of reopening.