Frotcast 366: Shorty Awards Infinity Awards, With Jane Harrison And Allison Mick

Getty Image– Listen on the player above, or download as an mp3 here (right-click, save as). You can also listen on Stitcher. It’s Avengers Infinity Wars week on the Frotcast, not because we talk about the Marvel film, but because we’re doing our own huge team-up event with past guests Jane Harrison, Allison Mick, Joey Avery, and Matt … [Read more...]

Bill Cosby Has Been Found Guilty Of All Charges In His Sexual Assault Retrial

Getty Image Comedian and actor Bill Cosby has been found guilty of all charges in his sexual assault retrial in Norristown, Pennsylvania. According to the Associated Press, the jury convicted the Cosby Show star of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each of which carries of a fine of up to $25,000 and a maximum jail sentence of 10 years. The decision, which the jury arrived at on the second day of deliberations, came less than a year … [Read more...]

The Trailer For The Year’s Scariest Movie Caused Chaos Before A Kid-Filled ‘Peter Rabbit’ Screening

A24 One minute, you’re a carefree child who’s waiting to see an animated bunny; the next, you’re forever traumatized by the trailer for the year’s scariest movie. If you were one of the 40 or so kids at the April 25th screening of Peter Rabbit at Event Cinemas in Innaloo, Australia, you (and your future-therapy-paying parents) were in for quite the surprise when the trailer for Hereditary started playing. The A24 horror … [Read more...]

George R.R. Martin Confirms The Wait For ‘The Winds Of Winter’ Will Continue

HBO I have good and bad Game of Thrones news. The good: George R.R. Martin has finished Fire and Blood, which covers the “monumental history” of the Targaryen family. “It’s a hefty book, almost a thousand manuscript pages,” the author wrote on his new website (R.I.P. LiveJournal aliens). “This first volume covers all the Targaryen kings from Aegon I (the Conquerer) to the regency of Aegon III (the Dragonbane), along … [Read more...]

John Travolta Is An Unrecognizably Creepy Stalker In The Fred Durst-Directed ‘Moose’

Getty Image Quentin Tarantino revived John Travolta’s then-fledgling career with Pulp Fiction, which led to high-profile roles in Get Shorty, Broken Arrow, and Face/Off. But following 2000’s mind-numbing Battlefield Earth, Travolta, who was once one of the most famous actors on the planet, went into another funk. By the early 2010s, he was starring in direct-to-DVD-worthy titles like The Forger and Killing Season, which Wikipedia … [Read more...]

Shut It All Down: People Are Thirsting After ‘Venom’ Now

Sony The newest trailer for Venom dropped on Tuesday, and — unlike the previous trailer — this one showed Venom. Some of the reactions his appearance garnered were downright funny: Via Sony / TumblrLooks like he’s eating a dick. — Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) April 24, 2018In my version of the movie, he would be. — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) April 24, 2018HIDDEN THINGS YOU MISSED IN … [Read more...]

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Could Break Some All-Time Box Office Records This Weekend

MARVEL Avengers: Infinity War is going to make a lot of money. That’s a given, even with a rumored $300 million budget. But Marvel and Disney don’t want “a lot of money,” they want all the money the way Thanos wants all the Infinity Stones, and based on early estimates, they’re going to be satisfied come Monday. Early estimates have Infinity War tracking at $216 million-$235 million at the domestic box office and … [Read more...]

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Early Screening Reactions (And A New Clip) Have Arrived

Avengers: Infinity War premiered Monday night in Los Angeles, and lucky so-and-sos who got to see the movie early posted their reactions to social media overnight. Some of the film’s stars (Robert Downey Jr., Zoe Saldana, Paul Bettany, Pom Klementieff, and Tom Holland) also went on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to premiere the clip above, in which Bruce Banner tries to explain Thanos to Tony Stark while in Dr. Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum. The … [Read more...]

This Week In Posters: David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween,’ ‘Solo,’ And More

IMPA This week in This Week in Posters, we begin with Adrift, which has both particles of stuff flying everywhere (sea spray in this case) and a classic closed-eyed headbutt design. That’s competing poster clichés! I can’t tell if we’re getting lots of action from the particles or lots of yearning because of the headbutt. Maybe both? Will they be “yearning” for food and water in this one? Time will tell. IMPA This is … [Read more...]

Weekend Box Office: ‘I Feel Pretty’ Falters, While It Is ‘Super Troopers 2’ That Is Laughing MEOW

STX Films The weekend before the arrival of Avengers: Infinity War was considered by some to be a dumping grounds, but there was plenty of action at the box office ahead of what may be the biggest movie of 2018. However, it is A Quiet Place, in its third weekend, which reclaimed the number one spot after losing it last weekend to Dwayne Johnson’s Rampage (which fell to number two this weekend). The John Krasinski horror film logged $21.7 … [Read more...]

The Beautiful ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ 70mm Reissue Gets A Very Modern Trailer

To celebrate 50 years of monolith parodies, Warner Bros. is debuting an impressive 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey at the Cannes Film Festival before taking the film on the road to select theaters. The re-release has the backing of Dunkirk director (and 70mm enthusiast) Christopher Nolan, who explained, “For the first time since the original release, this 70mm print was struck from new printing elements made … [Read more...]

‘Deadpool 2’ Channels ‘Say Anything’ For A Video And Gives A Twitter Account To Its Best New Character

On Thursday, the final trailer for Deadpool 2 confirmed the identity of some of the mutants (and at least one non-mutant) in the X-Force. Fox also released the promo (first 30 seconds of the video above) showing Deadpool channeling John Cusack’s character from Say Anything to convince Colossus to join the team. Speaking of the team, the final trailer answered some (but not all) questions about who’s on the X-Force. The final trailer … [Read more...]

Daveed Diggs Is A Force To Be Reckoned With In The Intense ‘Blindspotting’ Trailer

Daveed Diggs, best known for appearing in the original run of Hamilton and his too-short stint on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, is about to be everywhere. The actor booked a lead role in TNT’s Snowpiercer, based on Bong Joon-ho’s movie of the same name, and he’s also the star of Blindspotting, which played to strong reviews at the Sundance Film Festival and South by Southwest. Directed by Carlos López Estrada and written by … [Read more...]