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Director Stephen Daldry Exits 'Wicked' Film Adaptation

Director Stephen Daldry Exits 'Wicked' Film Adaptation

By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 21, 2020

The long-gestating film adaptation of the Broadway hit "Wicked" has hit another snag. Director Stephen Daldry is exiting the project, a studio representative confirmed Tuesday.

Doc NYC Announces Lineup for Eleventh Edition Nov. 11 - 19

Doc NYC Announces Lineup for Eleventh Edition Nov. 11 - 19

Oct 21, 2020

DOC NYC, America's largest documentary festival, announced the lineup for its eleventh edition, running online November 11-19 and available to viewers across the U.S.

A Boo-quet of Scary Movies: Screen Savor's Take on 'Spiral,' 'Rent-A-Pal,' 'Followed' and the Dragula Crew

A Boo-quet of Scary Movies: Screen Savor's Take on 'Spiral,' 'Rent-A-Pal,' 'Followed' and the Dragula Crew

By Gregg Shapiro | Oct 20, 2020

Three new horror films borrow known tropes with varying results. In "Spiral," a gay protagonist couple faces off with some creepy neighbors; also, "Rent-A-Pal," "Followed," and The Boulet Brothers' "Dragula: Resurrection" are reviewed.

Review: Ebullient and Elusive 'The Hit' Gains New Life with Criterion Blu-ray

Review: Ebullient and Elusive 'The Hit' Gains New Life with Criterion Blu-ray

By Sam Cohen | Oct 20, 2020

Stephen Frears' "The Hit" has arrived on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection, plumbing the depths of mortality like few films do and signifying the growing powers of a great filmmaker.

Review: Subpar Remake 'The Haunting' Looks Its Best on this Blu-ray Release

Review: Subpar Remake 'The Haunting' Looks Its Best on this Blu-ray Release

By Ken Tasho | Oct 20, 2020

Not every actor/actress can be the ultimate "scream queen" in a horror film. Just take a look at the cast from Paramount's new horror Blu-ray as a prime example,

Review: William Shatner Goes Boldly with 'The Captains Collection'

Review: William Shatner Goes Boldly with 'The Captains Collection'

By JC Alvarez | Oct 20, 2020

In the immortal words of Captain Kirk... "Beam me up, Scotty!" for a journey into the final frontier as directed by William Shatner himself in the 4-disc Blu-ray Disc release of "The Captains Collection."

Netflix Previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's Final Performance

Netflix Previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's Final Performance

By Jake Coyle | Oct 20, 2020

Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe's August Wilson adaptation "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse blues singer.

'Doctor Strange' Sequel to Feature Bisexual Superhero?

'Doctor Strange' Sequel to Feature Bisexual Superhero?

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

Marvel Studios' recent announcement that Xochitl Gomez will join the cast of "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" has led to speculation that the young star might play bisexual teen superhero Miss America.

Jeff Goldblum Recreates Iconic 'Jurassic Park' Shirtless Scene

Jeff Goldblum Recreates Iconic 'Jurassic Park' Shirtless Scene

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

Jeff Goldblum is turning heads with a social media post recreating an iconic shirtless scene from "Jurassic Park."

Bette Midler Teases 'Hocus Pocus' Reunion with Instagram Post

Bette Midler Teases 'Hocus Pocus' Reunion with Instagram Post

Oct 19, 2020

Bette Midler took to Instagram on Sunday to tease fans about the upcoming "Hocus Pocus" reunion.

Review: 4K Ultra Edition of 'District 9' Reinvigorates a Classic

Review: 4K Ultra Edition of 'District 9' Reinvigorates a Classic

By JC Alvarez | Oct 19, 2020

The hit from super-producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp is available now for the first time in stunning 4K.

Liam Neeson's 'Honest Thief' Notches No. 1 at Box Office

Liam Neeson's 'Honest Thief' Notches No. 1 at Box Office

Oct 19, 2020

Liam Neeson's thriller "Honest Thief" stole the top spot at the box office in yet another quiet weekend of moviegoing.

'Queer Stories Told' - What to Watch at This Year's Virtual NewFest

'Queer Stories Told' - What to Watch at This Year's Virtual NewFest

By Frank J. Avella | Oct 18, 2020

This year's NewFest is an 11-day virtual event. EDGE's Frank Avella suggests what to stream in the diverse line-up.

Review: 'Alone' a Zombie Thriller with Brains, Heart

Review: 'Alone' a Zombie Thriller with Brains, Heart

By Kevin Taft | Oct 16, 2020

Tyler Posey proves a strong lead in this compelling, character-driven zombie apocalypse film.

Review: Despite the Title, 'Shithouse' One of the Year's Best

Review: Despite the Title, 'Shithouse' One of the Year's Best

By Kevin Taft | Oct 16, 2020

Despite the blunt title, "Shithouse" is a beautiful and affecting film about two young people trying to navigate the college experience.

Review: 'Love And Monsters' A Halloween Season Treat

Review: 'Love And Monsters' A Halloween Season Treat

By Kevin Taft | Oct 16, 2020

Dylan O'Brien proves once again that he is the new Tom Hanks in a magnetically charming performance as a guy fighting monsters to get to the girl he loves.

Review: 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7' is a Tale of Then and Now

Review: 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7' is a Tale of Then and Now

By Frank J. Avella | Oct 16, 2020

Sorkin has offered up a riveting, masterfully crafted, brilliantly acted and astonishingly executed work. Most definitely the best film of 2020 to date.

'Matrix 4' Star Teases Film Will 'Change the Industry'

'Matrix 4' Star Teases Film Will 'Change the Industry'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 15, 2020

According to Jessica Henwick, one of the stars of "The Matrix 4," the highly anticipated film will once again innovate and re-define the art of filmmaking.

Jussie Smollett to Direct Adaptation of 'B-Boy Blues'

Jussie Smollett to Direct Adaptation of 'B-Boy Blues'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 14, 2020

Jussie Smollett, the beleaguered former "Empire" star, will direct an adaptation of the 1994 best-selling book "B-Boy Blues" by James Earl Hardy.

Watch: Netflix Shares 'Hillbilly Elegy' Trailer Starring Amy Adams & Glenn Close

Watch: Netflix Shares 'Hillbilly Elegy' Trailer Starring Amy Adams & Glenn Close

Oct 14, 2020

Netflix is sharing the new trailer for the upcoming film "Hillbilly Elegy," starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close, and directed by Oscar-winner Ron Howard.

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