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Film Review: The Meg Chews on the Scenery and Swims to Late-Summer Success

The Pitch: Miles off the Shanghai coast, oceanographers at a remote research institute have discovered a trench even deeper than the Marianas, one which would become the deepest part of the ocean on record. By penetrating a thermal layer, a ragtag group of explorers and rogues gain entry to the trench, where they discover an entirely

Did Paul McCartney Just Film A 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode?

Paul McCartney staged a surprise return to his hometown on Saturday (June 9) when he performed at the Philharmonic pub in Liverpool, U.K. for a select audience. The appearance seemed to be part of a TV feature recorded with James Corden, presumably for The Late Show. The Liverpool Echo reported that TV firm SRO Audiences

Film Review: The Tale Is the Kind of Film That Will Stay With You For Years To Come

I’ve never ridden a horse — at least, I don’t think I have. Growing up, we never had money, so when would I have had the chance to ride a horse? I’ve been in a saddle, but I think that was a pony, a docile animal walking slowly in a circle. There are no photos

Neil Young to Complete Long-Lost 'Trans' Film

Neil Young plans to expand his already voluminous online archives to include a wealth of previously unreleased material — including a long-lost film companion to his polarizing 1982 Trans LP that he says will let people experience the album “the way I wanted them to hear it in the first place.” As Young tells Yahoo!

SXSW Film Festival 2018 Gallery: Isle of Dogs, Ready Player One, Star Wars, Westworld, A Quiet Place

On Friday, March 9th, South by Southwest kicked off the film portion of its conference. Once again, those iconic red carpets were rolled out in front of Austin’s half dozen theaters, inviting everyone from Wes Anderson and Emily Blunt to Jeff Goldblum and Daryl Hannah to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rachel Bloom. While our film writers kept

SXSW Film Festival 2018 Gallery: Isle of Dogs, Ready Player One, Star Wars, Westworld, A Quiet Place

On Friday, March 9th, South by Southwest kicked off the film portion of its conference. Once again, those iconic red carpets were rolled out in front of Austin’s half dozen theaters, inviting everyone from Wes Anderson and Emily Blunt to Jeff Goldblum and Daryl Hannah to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rachel Bloom. While our film writers kept

Film Review: Thoroughbreds Captures the Lifestyles of the Rich and Amoral

“I’m not necessarily bad,” says Amanda (Olivia Cooke) near the beginning of Thoroughbreds. “I just have to work harder at being good than most people.” By any textbook definition, Amanda is a sociopath. She experiences the wiring-level human emotions, like hunger or exhaustion or pain, but not the other ones: anger, love, sadness. This isn’t to