Colin Trevorrow’s EPISODE IX Script Has Leaked. Here’s The Full Breakdown. (ANALYSIS)

It was bound to happen: the screenplay for Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly’s version of Star Wars: Episode IX has leaked. And it's true. All of it. A full draft of the script is nowhere to be downloaded (yet), but between the Reddit postings about its contents as well as other accountings by others who’ve gotten their hands on a [...]

IRISHMAN VFX Featurette Reveals ILM’s De-Aging Technology (VIDEO) Martin Scorsese's The Irishman is among the year's big Oscar heavyweights, having just scored 10 Academy Award nominations including Best Picture. One of the categories it's a contender in (and favored to win) is Best Visual Effects, for the groundbreaking digital de-aging by Industrial Light & Magic. In this extended 13-minute featurette, Scorsese and his [...]

1917 Featurette Shows How Filmmakers Made A “One Shot” Epic (VIDEO) Hot off a #1 wide release debut, a Best Picture - Drama win at the Golden Globes, and on the cusp of major Oscar nominations, Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty) finds his new World War I epic 1917 one of the most buzzed about films of the awards season. At the core [...]

Nothing Being Faked In TOP GUN: MAVERICK Flying Featurette (VIDEO) "We're going to show what it's really like to be a Top Gun pilot." So says producer Jerry Bruckheimer about the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick, and here's the behind-the-scenes featurette to prove it. In an age where everyone makes the default assumption that what they're watching in a blockbuster is a digitally animated, [...]

Two New RISE OF SKYWALKER Videos: One Moves, One Spoils (VIDEOS)

Be careful what you click on. In two new promo videos for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, one is a sentimental tear-jerker while the other is, in its way, a spoiler. Both will trigger your emotions but in very different ways. The first, titled "The Final Conclusion", is another Skywalker Saga retrospective. Director J. [...]

Lin-Manuel Miranda And Cast Tweet-Tease IN THE HEIGHTS Movie (VIDEO/POSTER)

One the eve of the first trailer (now live, watch here), Lin-Manuel Miranda helps debut five clips (see below) from the film adaptation of In The Heights, his first Tony Award winner for Best Musical before Hamilton. Cast members Anthony Ramos (Usnavi), Leslie Grace (Nina) and Dascha Polanco (Cuca) join him in tweeting first-look footage [...]

Featurette Focuses on “Friendship” In Final Trilogy’s Cast Trio (VIDEO) Another day, another promo piece for The Rise of Skywalker. Today, straight from the Star Wars panel at CCXP (a.k.a. 2019 Comic Con Experience) in São Paulo, Brazil, is a two-minute featurette. It focuses on the friendships forged between the three new central actors of the final trilogy -- Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and [...]

New STAR WARS “Look Back” Savors A Pop Culture Legacy (VIDEO) Star Wars has left a legacy unparalleled in popular culture, and the marketing team from Lucasfilm taps into our reservoir of sentiment for the beloved space epic in this latest "Special Look" promo. Before you go see the final chapter, here's a brief look back at how the Star Wars saga has permeated our [...]

Filmmakers Talk Fred Rogers & A BEAUTIFUL DAY In BTS Featurette (VIDEO) A beautiful day in the multiplex is almost here, with a new behind-the-scenes featurette to help remind us. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, inspired by the true story of a reporter whose life wass changed while doing a feature on Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks), has garnered exactly the kind of nostalgic accolades you'd [...]

Disney+ IMAGINEERING Doc Is A Theme Park Backstage Pass (VIDEO) What gives "the happiest place on earth" its magic? We're about to find out, directly from the source. Disney World / Disneyland is about to take us behind the curtain to show us how the magic is made. The Disney+ documentary The Imagineering Story will give us a backstage pass to the biggest attractions [...]