- The Last Thing Mary Sawon January 20, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Southold, NY, 1843: Young Mary (Stefanie Scott), blood trickling from behind the blindfold tied around her eyes, is interrogated about the events surrounding her grandmother’s death. As the story jumps back in time, we witness Mary, raised in a repressively religious household, finding fleeting happiness in the arms of Eleanor (Isabelle Fuhrman), the home’s maid. Her family, who believe they are seeing, speaking, and acting on God’s behalf, view the girls’ relationship as an abomination, to be dealt with as severely as possible. The couple attempt to carry on in secret, but someone is always watching, or listening, and the wages of perceived sin threaten to become death, with the tension only heightened by the arrival of an enigmatic stranger (Rory Culkin) and the revelation of greater forces at work.Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Jan 20, 2022
- Shatteredon January 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM
As lonely tech millionaire Chris (Cameron Monaghan) encounters charming, sexy Sky (Lilly Krug), passion grows between them. And when he’s injured, she quickly steps in as his nurse. But Sky’s odd behavior makes Chris suspect that she has more sinister intentions, especially when Sky’s roommate is found dead from mysterious causes. [Lionsgate]Rated: RRelease Date: Jan 14, 2022
- Ray Donovan: The Movieon January 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM
A showdown decades in the making brings the Donovan family legacy full circle. As the events that made Ray who he is today finally come to light, the Donovans find themselves drawn back to Boston to face the past. Each of them struggles to overcome their violent upbringing, but destiny dies hard, and only their fierce love for each other keeps them in the fight. Whether they stand together or they go down swinging, one thing is certain – Ray doesn’t do loose ends.Rated: TV-MARelease Date: Jan 14, 2022
- Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in Americaon January 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations, criminal defense/civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America.Rated: PG-13Release Date: Jan 14, 2022
- Italian Studieson January 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM
While visiting New York City from her native London, writer Alina Reynolds (Vanessa Kirby) inexplicably loses her memory and suddenly becomes unmoored and adrift on the streets of Manhattan with no sense of time or place — or even her own name. As Alina’s consciousness swings between imagined conversations, fragments of her own short stories and the bustling city around her, she finds an anchor in charismatic teenager Simon (Simon Brickner). Drawn to the lost woman, Simon soon introduces Alina to his free-spirited group of friends, and together they make their way through a disorienting cityscape full of life, beauty, and music.Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Jan 14, 2022
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- Hotel Transylvania: Transformaniaby Celeste Willis on January 14, 2022 at 12:00 AM
In this fourth and final installment in the Hotel Transylvania franchise, Drac and his monster friends turn into humans as Johnny turns into a monster. Unwilling to accept his return to humanity, Drac searches desperately for a way to restore the status quo.
- The 355by Brent Guffy on January 7, 2022 at 12:00 AM
This spy thriller features Mace (Jessica Chastain), a wildcard type of CIA agent who decides to join forces with other spies to retrieve a top-secret weapon stolen by mercenaries planning to unleash global trouble.
- The Tragedy of Macbethby David A. Carlson on January 6, 2022 at 12:00 AM
Written and directed by Joel Coen, this Shakespearean tragedy adaptation features Denzel Washington as Lord Macbeth, the Scottish lord who believed in the prophecy of the three witches that he would soon become the king of Scotland.
- Being the Ricardosby Celeste Willis on January 3, 2022 at 12:00 AM
Over the course of one week, while producing another segment of Lucille Ball's noteworthy television show, alarming allegations and a political scandal threaten to upend the fame and fortune Ball and Desi Arnaz built together, crises that possess the potential to dismantle their marriage as well.
- The Matrix Resurrectionsby Steven Earl Yoder on December 24, 2021 at 12:00 AM
This sci-fi thriller series sequel revisits Neo who seems to be feeling disconnected from his reality as he discusses his personal issues with a therapist-like Analyst. As he’s also apparently taking some blue pills, old characters from his past start reappearing, offering him a red pill and some missing truths about his actual reality.
- Bong Joon-ho has lined up Robert Pattinson for his next sci-fi epicby Charles Bramesco on January 19, 2022 at 7:16 PM
The new film loosely adapts Mickey7, a to-be-released novel about a clone colonizing an ice-world. The post Bong Joon-ho has lined up Robert Pattinson for his next sci-fi epic appeared first on Little White Lies.
- Brian Wilson: Long Promised Roadby Charles Bramesco on January 19, 2022 at 5:20 PM
Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine pootles around California with the Beach Boys legend in Brent Wilson's lacklustre documentary. The post Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road appeared first on Little White Lies.
- A Journal for Jordanby Marina Ashioti on January 19, 2022 at 4:45 PM
Denzel Washington’s fourth directorial effort is a story of love, loss and sacrifice told through the journal of Charles Monroe King. The post A Journal for Jordan appeared first on Little White Lies.
- Claire Denis, Peter Strickland and Andrew Dominik will present new films at the 2022 Berlin Film Festivalby Hannah Strong on January 19, 2022 at 12:15 PM
A lowkey but interesting line-up comprises the selection for Berlinale’s 72nd edition. The post Claire Denis, Peter Strickland and Andrew Dominik will present new films at the 2022 Berlin Film Festival appeared first on Little White Lies.
- Cicadaby Marina Ashioti on January 18, 2022 at 3:26 PM
A bookstore meet-cute leads to a transformative relationship for two gay men in Matthew Fifer and Kieran Mulcare’s drama. The post Cicada appeared first on Little White Lies.
- Paramount+ Reveals Plans for Star Trek Universe Seriesby Jamie Stalcup on January 19, 2022 at 4:05 PM
Paramount+ has revealed new season premiere dates for several Star Trek series, as well as renewals for its live-action series. The post Paramount+ Reveals Plans for Star Trek Universe Series appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
- Netflix Orders Dark Comedy Bad Crimesby Jamie Stalcup on January 19, 2022 at 3:37 PM
Netflix has given a ten-episode season order for Bad Crimes, executive produced by Greg Daniels and Mike Judge under their new production company, Bandera Entertainment. The post Netflix Orders Dark Comedy Bad Crimes appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
- DAZN Launches Studio to Drive Original Contentby Kristin Brzoznowski on January 19, 2022 at 2:23 PM
The sports streaming service DAZN has ramped up investment in its global original production strategy with the launch of a content development arm, DAZN Studios. The post DAZN Launches Studio to Drive Original Content appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
- FilmRise Names VP of International Salesby Jamie Stalcup on January 19, 2022 at 2:00 PM
Industry veteran Emilia Nuccio has been appointed to the newly created role of VP of international sales for FilmRise. The post FilmRise Names VP of International Sales appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
- Content Spend to Rise 6 Percent in 2022by Mansha Daswani on January 18, 2022 at 3:40 PM
Global spending on acquired, original and sports content is expected to reach $240 billion this year, a 6 percent gain on 2021, according to new research from Ampere Analysis. The post Content Spend to Rise 6 Percent in 2022 appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
- How ‘The Power of The Dog’ Team Wove in Tension Through Sound Mixby jazztangcay on January 19, 2022 at 9:46 PM
Re-recording mixer Tara Webb and dialogue supervisor Leah Katz worked on Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog,” with Webb delivering a powerful soundscape based on strategically stripping the sound away while Katz protected the spare dialogue, delivered by characters incapable of facing their feelings. A lot of their early conversations with Campion centered around
- Electronic Arts COO Laura Miele on Gaming’s Big Moment: ‘We Have Significant Runway Ahead of Us’by Cynthia Littleton on January 19, 2022 at 9:40 PM
Laura Miele knows that video gaming is having a big moment. The industry veteran, who was named chief operating officer of gaming giant Electronic Arts in September, also knows that well-heeled competitors are ready to barrel into the sector that is becoming ever-more intertwined with Hollywood’s core businesses. On the latest episode of Variety podcast
- Lily Tomlin to Receive AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards Career Achievement Honorby Wyatte Grantham-Philips on January 19, 2022 at 9:28 PM
AARP The Magazine announced on Wednesday that Lily Tomlin will receive this year’s Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. Tomlin will be honored at the 20th anniversary special of the annual Movies for Grownups Awards, which will broadcast on March 18 at 9 p.m. ET by Great Performances on PBS. “I am honored to receive
- Sia Reveals ‘I Was Suicidal’ and ‘Went to Rehab’ After Backlash to Controversial ‘Music’ Filmby Zack Sharf on January 19, 2022 at 8:51 PM
Sia revealed to The New York Times as part of a profile on comedian Kathy Griffin that she entered rehab following the extreme outrage over her feature directorial debut, “Music.” Sia sparked backlash over her decision to cast neurotypical actress and dancer Maddie Ziegler in the lead role of Music Gamble, a nonverbal autistic teenage
- Hilary Duff Talks ‘How I Met Your Father’ and Why She’s Still Hopeful for a ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Revivalby marcmalkin on January 19, 2022 at 8:31 PM
Welcome to this week’s “Just for Variety.” Hilary Duff‘s much-anticipated revival of “Lizzie McGuire” may have fallen apart a little more than a year ago, but all hope isn’t lost. “I don’t think it’s dead, and I don’t think it’s alive,” Duff tells me on this week’s “Just for Variety” podcast. “I think it’s just
- ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’: Amazon series sets full title, first detailson January 19, 2022 at 3:49 PM
The series will launch on September 2.
- French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies in skiing accident, aged 37on January 19, 2022 at 3:11 PM
Actor was best known for performances in It’s Only The End Of The World, Saint Laurent and Hannibal Rising.
- 20 hot acquisition titles at Sundance 2022on January 19, 2022 at 12:19 PM
Screen samples a selection of anticipated acquisition titles set to premiere at the festival.
- Wild Bunch boards Berlinale Competition title ‘Before, Now & Then’ (exclusive)on January 19, 2022 at 11:51 AM
1960s-set drama is Indonesia director’s fourth feature after well-received Oscar submission Yuni.
- Berlin Film Festival unveils 2022 Competition lineupon January 19, 2022 at 9:15 AM
Films by Carla Simon, Claire Denis, Hong Sangsoo included in the 18-strong lineup.
- Marvel Studios News podcast #164 – X-Men, Galactus, and more MCU questions from listeners!by Sean Gerber on May 20, 2020 at 5:31 PM
There may be a shortage of news right now, but there are always plenty of questions surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe! How should the X-Men and mutants be added into the MCU? Should Galactus be the next big bad? Is Thor set for another trilogy? What are our favorite moments in each phase of The The post Marvel Studios News podcast #164 – X-Men, Galactus, and more MCU questions from listeners! appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
- Marvel Studios News podcast #163 – Updated MCU slate (again) and a Marvelous Moment with Black Widowby Sean Gerber on May 4, 2020 at 11:36 PM
This week was originally supposed to be our Black Widow spoiler review. That’s been delayed six months, so instead we discuss a “Marvelous Moment” in Avengers: Endgame that provides key perspective for Natasha Romanoff’s stand-alone film. Before that, we discuss the history of Marvel movies in May and look at the latest MCU release calendar! If you The post Marvel Studios News podcast #163 – Updated MCU slate (again) and a Marvelous Moment with Black Widow appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
- Marvel Studios News podcast #162: Marvel Studios can (and should) have a panel without San Diego Comic-Conby Sean Gerber on April 22, 2020 at 8:45 PM
San Diego Comic-Con has officially been canceled. It is the right thing to do and we understand all of the reasons why, but it’s still disappointing. Even so, Marvel Studios has options outside of SDCC and Hall H is the company wants to engage MCU fandom. We discuss Marvel’s virtual panel options on Disney+ (or The post Marvel Studios News podcast #162: Marvel Studios can (and should) have a panel without San Diego Comic-Con appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
- Marvel Studios News podcast #161 – Marvel Studios release dates reshuffledby Sean Gerber on April 8, 2020 at 5:17 PM
Marvel Studios has rearranged several release dates as part of a larger shift on Disney’s slate. We look at the new schedule for Black Widow, The Eternals, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther 2, and Captain Marvel 2. We also The post Marvel Studios News podcast #161 – Marvel Studios release dates reshuffled appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
- Marvel Studios News podcast #160 – What should Disney do with ‘Black Widow’?by Sean Gerber on April 2, 2020 at 5:38 PM
Disney and Marvel Studios, as of this moment, are still planning to release Black Widow in theaters. That’s the plan right now, but plans always have the potential to change. This week, we explore the different factors Disney may look at and how VOD and Disney+ could, at some point, become a more attractive option, The post Marvel Studios News podcast #160 – What should Disney do with ‘Black Widow’? appeared first on Marvel Studios News.