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Gore Verbinski has quietly amassed an interesting CV of projects, ranging from character studies like “The Weather Man” to caper pictures like “The Mexican” to five movies with Johnny Depp (including the animated “Rango“). Now he’s returning to horror/thriller territory (I bet you forgot Verbinski also helmed “The Ring“) with “A Cure For Wellness,” which might ruin your next spa date.
- Kevin Jagernauth
Production has been under way since April on Warner Bros. new Justice League movie, which brings this epic superhero team together. It's not the first time some of these heroes have assembled, though. One of the most infamous offerings is a 1997 TV movie entitled Justice League of America, considered by many to be the worst Justice League movie ever. Perhaps even the worst superhero movie of all time. Today, we have a video that breaks down this bizarre movie, and why it's so infamous.
YouTube user Mr. Sunday Movies put together a scathing essay as part of his Caravan of Garbage, where he discusses a movie, comic book or TV show that has become infamous because of how bad it is. This week's edition breaks down the 1997 TV movie Justice League of America. The movie starred Matthew Settle as Green Lantern, Kimberly Oja as Ice, John Kassir as Atom, Michelle Hurd as Fire, »
Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away. Although September will yield a ton of fun additions to the streaming platform, there are quite a few titles that will go away throughout the month. So if you're not done sobbing over A Walk to Remember or quoting Zoolander, you better get cracking. Time is ticking. Expiring Sept. 1 2 Fast 2 Furious A Walk to Remember Anywhere but Here Avengers Confidential: Black Widow and Punisher The Bridge on the River Kwai Call Me Crazy: A Five Film The Color Purple Crocodile Dundee Days of Thunder Defending Your Life Double Jeopardy Everybody Loves Raymond, seasons one to nine Exporting Raymond Flight of the Intruder Girl Rising Hachi: A Dog's Tale Hardball The Haunting Nick Cannon: Mr. Showbiz Our Man in Tehran Primal Fear Roboshark ￼￼Roman Holiday S.W.A.T. Sins of My Father Spanglish Traffic The Weather Man The Wood Zoolander Expiring Sept. 4 Melissa and Joey, »
- Ryan Roschke
Summer is winding down, which means the fall TV season is gearing up (we’ll have a preview guide for you soon enough). Accordingly, Netflix has announced the latest infusions of action, comedy, and Marvel-ousness to its original content slate, while also promoting its newest cinematic and network acquisitions. The biggest news is the premiere of Luke Cage, which will burst onto the platform on September 30. You can also catch Narcos season two and Longmire season five, in addition to stand-up specials from Cedric The Entertainer and Iliza Shlesinger. On the movie end of the spectrum, viewers can look forward to answering the question of how it got burnt with The Wicker Man remake, or hold their own Shark Week with all of the Jaws movies.
Finally, we regret to inform you that you have mere days to watch Hardball, Lilo & Stitch, The Weather Man (it’s a ...
- Danette Chavez
True to independent films, Dances with Films film festival will be celebrating its 19th year and sharing the festival week with the Los Angeles Films Festival in June.
Over 100 independent films will be shown from June 2nd through June 12th at the family Hollywood’s Tcl Chinese Theaters.
The festival based solely on merit and discoverability and mandating that all competitive films have no known actors, writers, directors or producers.
Legendary producer Steve Tisch joined the Dwf esteemed Advisory Board last festival season. One of the most successful producers in the motion picture industry, Steve has produced such films as Risky Business, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Weather Man, Seven Pounds, Knowing, The Taking of Pelham 123, The Back-Up Plan, and Hope Springs. A pantheon of industry heavyweights, Dwf’s Advisory Board also includes: Cindy Cowan, Jonathan Dana, Steve Elzer, Kevin Kasha, Eriq La Salle, Michael Lehmann, Mike Macari, Valerie McCaffrey, »
- Gig Patta
5 items from 2016
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