Many iconic fashion brands have little to do with the designers whose names adorn their clothing, having long ago been bought up by luxury conglomerates, but few can boast as scandalous a coup as the house of Gucci.
Always a bridesmaid and never a bride. Two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith continues his quest for gold in this sports biopic about Richard Williams, the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams.
For this adaptation of Larson’s lesser-known show tick, tick… BOOM!, which was written and staged prior to Rent, Lin-Mauel Miranda takes on directorial duties and reminds us all just how a musical should be adapted for film.
This is a pretty fascinating story to follow, with a host of interesting and influential figures moving throughout, all of it awash in gaudy 80s excesses.
Netflix’s engineer a global hit is Rawson Marshall Thurber’s Red Notice, and if you’ve ever found yourself wondering what an action-comedy would look like if the idea had been dreamt up by an algorithm-fed A.I., you’ve come to the right place.
The first movie based on a Twitter thread proves to be surprisingly good.
If the plot sounds like it’s too much for you, then you’re probably right and this is most assuredly not the movie for you. If you are at all intrigued however, you’ll be in for one of the year’s more memorable movies, that also happens to be surprisingly sweet.
The way Marvel Studios runs things means we are unlikely to get any truly exceptional films out of them, but it also means that they can be counted on to make consistently entertaining escapist cinema, and Eternals is very solidly that.
For a long time Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel Dune was considered to be “unfilmable,” likely due to the complex plot and deeper themes. This notion has proven itself true over several failed attempts thus far, but the latest by noted director Denis Villeneuve has decided to try splitting the tome into two separate, lengthy films to avoid having to make too many major cuts or changes.
As is often the case with sequels, the filmmakers have opted to give us more of what they think we want, significantly upping the body count and serving up ever more extreme displays of gore.