Solo: A Star Wars Story: Artistically and Commercially Mediocre

Critics have been mixed about the film, which holds a current 70% “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes. It’s a low grade compared with those of The Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2.

Pop Culture 2018: Whitney Houston’s Photo of Drug-Filled Bathroom

Kanya West paid $85,000 to license a photo of Whitney Houston’s drug-filled bathroom for the cover of Pusha-T’s new album “Daytona,” which was released today.

Oscar Movies: Crusades, The (1935): DeMille’s Epic

Cecil B. DeMille directed this epic, in which Richard the Lion-Hearted is played by Henry Wilcoxon and Loretta Young is cast as Berengaria, his wife and princess of Navarre.

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN – Trailer

Directed by Marc Forster. Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, and Toby Jones. Walt Disney Pictures releasing on August 3, 2018.

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Bond 25: Universal to Internationally Release Film, October 25, 2019

Universal has won the rights to internationally distribute the upcoming Bond 25 film, directed by Danny Boyle.

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Hollywood Sex Scandals: Morgan Freeman Issues Apology Statement

I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye, by Thursday’s media reports–Morgan Freeman

Reviews

Solo: A Star Wars Story: Artistically and Commercially Mediocre

Critics have been mixed about the film, which holds a current 70% “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes. It’s a low grade compared with those of The Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2.

Ocean’s 8: Interview with Star Cate Blanchett

This is not a niche film, it’s a great, funny, entertaining tent pole. It’s a heist movie, a caper movie, for men and for women. And so I feel like I have hit the jackpot., and I hope audiences feel the same way–Blanchett

Nico, 1988: Portrait of Rich and Tragic Life

Dyrholm, who won the 2016 Berlin Fest best actress for Thomas Vinterberg’s The Commune, is very well cast as the older fading star, a woman who had lost not only her looks but also her interest in singing—and living.

Harveygate: Weinstein Arrested by N.Y. Police and Charged with Rape and Other Acts

Actress Asia Argento, who accused Weinstein of rape, tweeted throughout the morning as Weinstein surrendered to police in NYC. “Glued to the screen,” she wrote as she live-tweeted his walk. “What took you so long Harvey?”