I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians: Radu Jude’s Controversial Docu about Holocaust Denial

Radu Jude’s I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians, which world premieres in Karlovy Vary Film Fest’s main competition next week has already stirred controversy. The film’s central character is staging a historical reenactment of a chapter from the Holocaust. In Romania, a country where many still refuse to discuss […]

Roseanne: Spinoff Alive and Well at ABC without Star Barr

The proposed Roseanne spinoff is still alive at ABC, and negotiations have moved to a new phase due to its star’s concessions.

Deadpool 2: Ryan Reynold Witty and Funny Sequel

Fox’s Deadpool 2 should grab the second place slot in its sophomore weekend with $54.5 million from 4,349 theaters. The addition should give the “Deadpool” sequel an 11-day total of around $220 million. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2 sees the titular antihero forming the X-Force in an effort to save a young mutant from Josh […]

Mary Shelley: Elle Fanning as the Famous Writer

 Image: Courtesy of TIFF Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, Mary Shelley shows the young author (Elle Fanning) falling in love with married Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth), thus beginning a life of travel, infidelity and loss. She wrote the original concept for Frankenstein (at the Geneve home of Lord Byron, played by Tom Sturridge), Mary Shelley (born […]

Gay Cinema 2018: LGBTQ Characters in Decline in Mainstream Hollywood

Hollywood celebrated Call Me By Your Name and its two boyfriends at the most recent Oscars, where James Ivory won best screenplay Oscars, studio movies actually turned away from depicting LGBTQ characters in 2017. In a new survey of the 109 films released theatrically by the major studios last year, the advocacy group GLAAD reports […]