Come As You Are
on February 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Three young men with disabilities (Grant Rosenmeyer, Hayden Szeto, and Ravi Patel) flee their overbearing parents on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs. Sam (Gabourey Sidibe), a traveling nurse, drives the three guys across the border as they go on this trip to lose their virginity and embrace their independence.Rated: TV-MARelease Date: Feb 14, 2020
on February 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Set against the splendor of the Winter Olympic Games, an intimate and unexpected love story develops between two lonely hearts, each at their own crossroads in life. Penelope (Alexi Pappas) is a first time Olympian and introverted cross-country skier, who, after finishing her event early on in the games, finds herself spending time in Athletes Village with the gregarious and outgoing volunteer dentist, Ezra (Nick Kroll). While both are eager to form connections at the Olympic Games, they are held back by the very thing that has propelled them to this point; what do you do once your lifelong dream has come true, and you’re faced with taking the next step? As Penelope and Ezra navigate the vulnerable slopes, they push one another to embrace qualities they lost sight of in pursuit of their dreams. Will they be able to help each other take of leap of faith into the unknown? Rated: NRRelease Date: Feb 14, 2020
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
on February 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM
When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her.Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Feb 14, 2020
on February 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Buffalo is the debt collection capital of America, though Peg Dahl (Zoey Deutch) never saw herself in that world. She's bet on her sharp mind—and even sharper mouth—to get her out of town and into an Ivy League university. But when an acceptance letter to the school of her dreams arrives, she quickly realizes the cruel impossibility of paying tuition. A chance phone call changes everything and leads her into the lucrative yet complex and shady business of delinquent debt collection. She's a natural and soon running her own shop, but at what cost?Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Feb 14, 2020
on February 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Dealing with a girlfriend suddenly leaving is tough enough. But for Hank (Jeremy Gardner), heartbreak couldn’t have come at a worse time. There’s also a monster trying to break through his front door every night. Rated: TV-MARelease Date: Feb 14, 2020
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by Travis Norris on February 14, 2020 at 10:10 PM
Oscar-winning screenwriters Jim Rash and Nat Faxon move into directing with an American spin on the dark Swedish art-house hit Force Majeure, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell as a couple exploring a sudden crack in the foundation of their marriage.
by Steven Yoder on February 14, 2020 at 9:59 PM
Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield star in a thoughtful and subtle romantic drama from director Stella Meghie.
Sonic the Hedgehog
by Steven Yoder on February 14, 2020 at 9:52 PM
Jim Carrey returns to his 90s lunacy as the evil Dr. Robotnik, whose plans might be foiled by a speedy blue hedgehog from outer space.
Birds of Prey
by Travis Norris on February 7, 2020 at 8:49 PM
Director Cathy Yan brings a much-needed sense of fun to the often-gloomy DC Universe, with Margot Robbie reprising the character of Harley Quinn.
Gretel & Hansel
by Steven Yoder on January 31, 2020 at 8:47 PM
Director Oz Perkins takes a the classic tale of a witch attempting to kill and eat two unsuspecting children and somehow makes it even darker.
We need to talk about Caleb Landry Jones’ debut LP
by Charles Bramesco on February 14, 2020 at 11:22 AM
The reputable character actor is ready to jam out, Frank Zappa-style. The post We need to talk about Caleb Landry Jones’ debut LP appeared first on Little White Lies.
by Hannah Woodhead on February 14, 2020 at 10:57 AM
It’s no Clueless, but a strong cast just about sustains Autumn de Wilde’s faithful take on Jane Austen’s novel. The post Emma appeared first on Little White Lies.
Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant on Portrait of a Lady on Fire
by Elena Lazic on February 14, 2020 at 9:52 AM
The co-stars of Céline Sciamma’s sumptuous period romance discuss the intimate – and political – nature of the film. The post Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant on Portrait of a Lady on Fire appeared first on Little White Lies.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
by Katie Goh on February 14, 2020 at 9:52 AM
Céline Sciamma’s sumptuous, quietly radical 18th century love story is one of the year’s very best. The post Portrait of a Lady on Fire appeared first on Little White Lies.
Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn had a “corsetgasm” on the set of Emma
by Stefan Pape on February 13, 2020 at 3:50 PM
The co-stars describe getting into character for Autumn de Wilde’s new period comedy. The post Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn had a “corsetgasm” on the set of Emma appeared first on Little White Lies.
Report: 80 Percent of Consumers Stream More Video Than 3 Years Ago
by Kristin Brzoznowski on February 14, 2020 at 3:25 PM
New research conducted by CenturyLink and Streaming Video Alliance has found that over 80 percent of consumers are streaming more video than three years ago and nearly half of respondents define TV as being delivered over the internet. The post Report: 80 Percent of Consumers Stream More Video Than 3 Years Ago appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Video Interview with Can Yaman
by Kristin Brzoznowski on February 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Actor Can Yaman met with World Screen to discuss his latest roles and what appeals to him about stories with romance at their core. The post Video Interview with Can Yaman appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Telecinco’s La Isla de las Tentaciones Tops January’s Social Wit List
by World Screen on February 12, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Of all the new shows that bowed across the world in January, Telecinco’s La Isla de las Tentaciones, the Spanish adaptation of Temptation Island, generated the most buzz on Instagram, according to The WIT. The post Telecinco’s La Isla de las Tentaciones Tops January’s Social Wit List appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Parasite Studio Invests in Skydance Media
by Kristin Brzoznowski on February 12, 2020 at 4:48 PM
Skydance Media has secured a $275 million strategic investment by RedBird Capital Partners and CJ Entertainment and Merchandising (CJ ENM), the studio behind the Academy Award-winning Parasite. The post Parasite Studio Invests in Skydance Media appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Mike Hopkins Exits Sony Pictures for Amazon
by Kristin Brzoznowski on February 11, 2020 at 10:01 AM
Mike Hopkins is departing Sony Pictures later this month to take on a new role overseeing Amazon’s video entertainment businesses, including Prime Video and Amazon Studios, reporting directly to Amazon Chairman and CEO Jeff Bezos. The post Mike Hopkins Exits Sony Pictures for Amazon appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Powers Past $100 Million at Global Box Office, ‘Little Women’ Eyes $200 Million
by Rebecca Rubin on February 16, 2020 at 7:40 PM
Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” dominated global box office charts after debuting to $100 million worldwide. “Sonic,” based on the popular Sega video game, pulled in $43 million when it launched in 43 international territories, representing 60% of its foreign footprint. Among overseas markets, Mexico saw the biggest start with $6.7 million, followed by the United
‘Parasite’ Enjoys Record Box Office Boost After Oscar Wins
by Rebecca Rubin on February 16, 2020 at 6:15 PM
Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” is reaping box office riches after its groundbreaking Oscar best picture win. The twisted South Korean thriller collected $5.5 million over the weekend, an exceptional 234% increase in ticket sales and the biggest post-Oscar boost for a best picture winner in the past decade. In the seven days since the Academy
Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Actor in Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe,’ Dies at 15
by Jordan Moreau on February 16, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Nikita Pearl Waligwa, an actor who appeared in Disney’s biographical drama “Queen of Katwe,” has died, according to BBC and the Ugandan newspaper Daily Monitor. She was 15. Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2016 and seemed to recover a year later. However, in 2019, another tumor was found. “Queen of Katwe”
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million Debut
by Rebecca Rubin on February 16, 2020 at 4:13 PM
Paramount’s family film “Sonic the Hedgehog” ignited over Presidents’ Day weekend with $57 million in North America and $100 million globally, the biggest showing ever for a video game adaptation. “Sonic” is expected to earn $68-70 million through Monday, one of the best results for the holiday weekend. The better-than-expected start is even more notable
Issa Rae on Her On-Screen Romances: ‘There Are People Who Don’t Procreate With Just White People’
by audreycleoyap on February 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Issa Rae co-stars in two romantic movies with leading men of color this year: “The Photograph,” a drama with Lakeith Stanfield, and the upcoming rom-com “The Lovebirds” with Kumail Nanjiani. Rae said the former — written and directed by Stella Meghie — echoes the nostalgia of one of her favorite films centered on black love,
Oscar winner ‘Parasite’ crosses $200m at global box office
on February 17, 2020 at 1:20 AM
South Korean phenomenon on track to cross $50m in North America.
Paramount’s ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ speeds to $100m at global box office
on February 16, 2020 at 6:04 PM
Little Women approaching $200m worldwide.
New Berlinale chiefs outline their vision for this year’s festival
on February 14, 2020 at 1:28 PM
Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek discuss the backlash against jury chief Jeremy Irons and the films and filmmakers to look out for.
Mike Leigh’s next film to shoot this summer; Bleecker Street, eOne on board
on February 14, 2020 at 12:36 PM
First collaboration between US distributor Bleecker Street and the British filmmaker.
“The job of CEO is to make great things happen”: Amanda Nevill on 17 years at the top of the BFI
on February 13, 2020 at 4:07 PM
The outgoing BFI chief talks about the importance of setting the right tone, and reveals who would direct the film of her life.
Marvel Studios News podcast #152: Sam Raimi to direct ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel, Marvel Disney+ footage breakdown, ‘Captain Marvel’ sequel updates
by Sean Gerber on February 12, 2020 at 3:45 PM
This week, we pause our “Expanding the Universe” series to catch up on some major Marvel Studios news! Sam Raimi is directing Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and we couldn’t be happier about it! We break down the footage from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki that we were shown in the Disney+ The post Marvel Studios News podcast #152: Sam Raimi to direct ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel, Marvel Disney+ footage breakdown, ‘Captain Marvel’ sequel updates appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Modern Myth Media podcast: For our brother, John Bierly
by Sean Gerber on February 5, 2020 at 7:15 PM
This week, Marvel Studios News presents a Modern Myth Media podcast reunion. Paul Hermann and I are joined by fellow MMM alumni Justin Bolger and Chris Clow to celebrate the life of our brother, John Bierly. We were honored to know him and want to share with you just how special of a person he was. Odds The post Modern Myth Media podcast: For our brother, John Bierly appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios Disney+ premiere months announced: ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ in August 2020 and ‘WandaVision’ in December 2020
by Sean Gerber on February 4, 2020 at 10:25 PM
Disney CEO Bob Iger let us know when to expect original series from Marvel Studios on Disney+ during today’s quarterly earnings call. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier arrives on the streaming service this August with WandaVision to follow in December. Adding in the Marvel Studios movies (Black Widow on May 1 and The Eternals on November The post Marvel Studios Disney+ premiere months announced: ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ in August 2020 and ‘WandaVision’ in December 2020 appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios reveals first footage from Disney+ series ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,’ ‘WandaVision’ & ‘Loki’
by Sean Gerber on February 3, 2020 at 2:38 AM
Marvel Studios is expanding the universe on Disney+ and we can finally see what that looks like! Sunday’s big game brought us a TV spot with the first-ever footage from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki! It’s a new era for the Marvel Cinematic Universe and we are here for it! The post Marvel Studios reveals first footage from Disney+ series ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,’ ‘WandaVision’ & ‘Loki’ appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios releases Big Game spot and character posters for ‘Black Widow’
by Sean Gerber on February 3, 2020 at 12:13 AM
Marvel Studios released a new TV spot for Black Widow during today’s big game. Check out all of the new footage! That Cap-esque shield flip from Taskmaster, though! Marvel also dropped four character posters from the film. Get them in hi-res below! Black Widow is in theaters May 1. The post Marvel Studios releases Big Game spot and character posters for ‘Black Widow’ appeared first on Marvel Studios News.