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 [...]

RISE OF SKYWALKER Doesn’t Retcon LAST JEDI, It Fulfills It (ANALYSIS)

Major spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker follow The first, hottest, and possibly most predictable take to come out of the initial reactions to Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker was that director J. J. Abrams had retconned (a.k.a. reversed) the divisive subversions of Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi. For some particularly vicious critics, it [...]

Daisy Ridley Breaks Down THE LAST JEDI Throne Room Battle (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIDS0tfFzvI Daisy Ridley is so cute and adorable -- with a British accent no less -- as she breaks down The Throne Room scene from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. During this 8-minute video from British GQ, Ridley takes us through the VFX-heavy action sequence, pausing along the way to provide commentary about how the [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 22 – HOBBS & SHAW and ONCE UPON A TIME… (PODCAST)

Episode 22 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-episode-22 Hobbs & Shaw, @ 0:57 Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, @ 6:26 "Gender & Race in the Tarantino Universe" (discussion), @23:30 Outro / Contact Info, @ 31:27 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and I look at two different [...]

Leo & Quentin’s Deep Dive Convo About ONCE UPON A TIME’s Rick Dalton (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=cF76gm9PdOs I was mixed on aspects of Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, but not with any of the characters. The central performances are particularly strong, especially Leonardo DiCaprio's as Rick Dalton, a fading TV Western star caught in the crosshairs of Tinseltown's transition from heroes to anti-heroes at the dawn of the 1970s. [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 21 – THE LION KING and MIDSOMMAR (PODCAST)

Episode 21 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/the-bad-and-the-beautiful-episode-21 The Lion King, @ 0:44 Midsommar, @ 14:09 Outro / Contact Info, @ 26:52 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff look at a blockbuster cash-grab and the latest in art house horror. You can download it on [...]