Movies

TRAILER: Beaches Remake Starring Idina Menzel

Billboard reports: Lifetime has finally unleashed the first trailer for its remake of the 1988 weepy melodrama Beaches starring Idina Menzel as C.C. and Nia Long as Hillary. In the clip the pair meet as children and pose in a photo booth before we see them as adults, with Menzel taking on the role of an aspiring singer originally played ...

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TRAILER: Netflix Obama Biopic Barry

The Huffington Post reports: Last month, Netflix released a dialogue-free teaser for its upcoming movie “Barry.” On Monday, The Huffington Post is debuting the first full-length trailer for the film. In the newly released footage, you can see actor Devon Terrell’s take on Barack Obama, as the young Columbia University student overcomes several obstacles throughout his schooling, such as a ...

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CHICAGO: Drunk Trump Fan Ejected From Hamilton After Screaming “We Won! You Lost! Fuck You!”

Broadway World reports: Broadway World has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted “We won! You lost! Get over it! F*ck you!” during the number “Dear Theodosia.” One Twitter user who attended the show alleges that the audience member also shouted profanities and had ...

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Director Of Original Starship Troopers Slams Coming Remake As Fitting For The “Fascist” Trump Presidency

IndieWire reports: One week after the election of Donald Trump, Paul Verhoeven was at the Film Society of Lincoln Center presenting “Starship Troopers,” a 1997 film that highlighted the fascist possibilities of American society. It was a connection that wasn’t lost on the provocative 77 year-old filmmaker, who the Film Society is honoring this month with a two-week retrospective. In ...

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Rami Malek To Play Freddie Mercury In Biopic

Variety reports: “Mr. Robot” star Rami Malek is attached to play Freddie Mercury in long-development biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” from GK Films with Bryan Singer in talks to direct. New Regency and Fox are coming aboard to co-produce the film with Graham King producing as well. Singer confirmed the news on Instagram with a photo of the group confirming his involvement ...

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TRAILER: Wonder Woman

Four million views in one day. The Verge recaps: The latest trailer for Wonder Woman just landed, and here we see Diana (Gal Gadot) looking back on how ugly a world at war can be. Here, she sees men invade Themyscira, and feels the pull to help stop “the war to end all wars.” Unsurprisingly, she’s more than ready for ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #143 [VIDEO]

Happy Halloween! Clip recap: Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor enter the world of Alfred Hitchcock with terrifying results in THE BIRDS (1963), taken from a short story by Daphne DuMaurier. With able support from Susanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy and young Veronica Cartwright, it is Hitchcock at his best. The perfect Halloween classic that will leave you riveted and terrified.

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Michael Moore Unveils Surprise Trump Film

Deadline reports: Michael Moore has his own October Surprise: He made a movie about Donald Trump, which the filmmaker is self-distributing this weekend, and everyone is learning about it now. Moore is currently in the editing/mixing room, putting the final touches on Michael Moore in TrumpLand in time for tonight’s premiere at New York City’s IFC Center at 9:30PM ET. ...

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NEW TRAILER: Rogue One, A Star Wars Story

Entertainment Weekly recaps: “The power that we’re dealing with here … is immeasurable.” That’s the new villain Director Krennic, getting in the masked face of a familiar menace, Darth Vader, in the new Rogue One trailer, delivering fans a new glimpse into the first Star Wars spin-off film. The story is set just before the events of 1977’s original movie ...

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TRAILER: Jackie

Slate recaps: The first trailer for Jackie, Pablo Larraín’s portrait of then–first lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, is all about Natalie Portman, and with good reason—the actress’ performance drew rave reviews at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, with some even suggesting the Oscar for Best Actress is hers to lose. The biopic’s new trailer cuts between different moments in the ...

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That Time Trump Was In A Porn Video

Sex tape! Via Buzzfeed: Donald Trump made an appearance in an explicit 2000 Playboy video. Trump’s role in the porn is relatively benign and centers around him breaking a bottle of champagne on a Playboy-branded limo while several of the playmates are visiting New York City. BuzzFeed News obtained the footage from the online-only Buffalo, New York–based video store Cinema ...

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TRAILER: King Cobra

Vulture recaps: Like a nightclub touted by Saturday Night Live’s Stefon, the new film King Cobra offers up a plethora of wild, unexpected delights. This Justin Kelly–directed movie has everything, including James Franco and Christian Slater as rival gay-porn moguls warring over the employment of Brent Corrigan (Garrett Clayton), the industry’s most promising new bottom. It also boasts Pretty Little ...

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On Masculinity And Homophobia [SHORT FILM]

The Huffington Post reports: A riveting new short film is taking a gripping and unfiltered look at the effects of masculine ideals on both American culture and the actions and development of men who may be attracted to men. “American Male” is the winner of MTV’s Look Different Creator Competition, which invited up-and-coming filmmakers to create work surrounding the topic ...

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TRAILER: Passengers

Via Wired: Passengers, which was directed by Oscar nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), is a relative rarity in modern Hollywood: A big-star, big-budget studio movie that’s not based on a pre-existing comic book, YA franchise, or best-selling book (the script, written by Prometheus scribe Jon Spaihts, has been floating around for nearly a decade). The movie cost a reported ...

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Angela Lansbury Stuns Lincoln Center Audience With Surprise Performance Of Beauty & The Beast [VIDEO]

Billboard reports: The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Disney presented a special viewing of Beauty and the Beast on Sunday night (Sept. 18) in honor of the classic animated film’s 25th anniversary. While original voice cast members such as Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Potts) and Richard White (Gaston) had all signed on to appear ...

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TEASER: Tom Of Finland [VIDEO]

Dark Horizons recaps: Protagonist and Helsinki Filmi have unveiled the first teaser trailer for Dome Karukoski’s anticipated biopic “Tom of Finland” about groundbreaking Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen who adopted the moniker ‘Tom of Finland’. The project is still being edited ahead of its release in February next year. A pioneering figure in late 20th century gay culture, Laaksonen (Pekka Strang) ...

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PREVIEW: The Rocky Horror Picture Show [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly recaps: The time to do the time warp again is… now. Fox released the first five minutes of The Rocky Horror Picture Show late Thursday night on Twitter and Periscope, showing off its modernized take on the cult classic. The reimagining of the musical — which stars Laverne Cox, Ryan McCartan, Adam Lambert, Christina Milian, and Tim Curry ...

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Feature Film To Center On Harlem Hate Church

NBC Out reports: In his new film, “My Harlem,” filmmaker Jeff L. Lieberman takes a stand against Harlem’s anti-gay ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church. The Vancouver native, who has documentary “The Amazing Nina Simone” under his belt, uses his new film to examine important themes including homophobia, gentrification and violence against the LGBTQ community. In “My Harlem,” the two main characters, ...

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TRAILER: Mascots

Starring pretty much everybody whose ever been in one of his movies. USA Today recaps: “Mascots, they don’t die. They just hang in a closet.” Welcome to the delightfully wacky world of Christopher Guest’s Mascots. The famed comedy director, who you know from Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman, is taking his talents to Netflix, and he’s clearly not ...

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Actor Gene Wilder Dies At Age 83

Dammit. Variety reports: Gene Wilder, who regularly stole the show in such comedic gems as “The Producers,” “Blazing Saddles,” “Young Frankenstein,” “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Stir Crazy,” died Monday at his home in Stamford, Conn. His nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said he died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. He had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma ...

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