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Review: 'Firestarter' Never Ignites

Review: 'Firestarter' Never Ignites

By Megan Kearns | May 16, 2022

The latest film adaptation of Stephen King's novel about a girl with pyrokinetic powers squanders its compelling premise, suffering from bad writing, weak acting, and cheap visuals.

Review: Paul Verhoeven's 'RoboCop' in 4K Another Major Release from Arrow

Review: Paul Verhoeven's 'RoboCop' in 4K Another Major Release from Arrow

By Sam Cohen | May 16, 2022

Paul Verhoeven's 1987 action classic "RoboCop" is now available on 4K Blu-ray from Arrow Video, with a gorgeous 4K presentation and new audio choices.

Review: 'Girls Nite Out' Hacks and Slashes on Blu-ray from Arrow

Review: 'Girls Nite Out' Hacks and Slashes on Blu-ray from Arrow

By Sam Cohen | May 16, 2022

Robert Duebel's 1982 horror film is now available on Blu-ray from Arrow Video, with a new 2K restoration from 35mm release prints and a handful of interviews to enjoy. Alasher fans will be pleased.

Back to Normal? Cannes Film Festival Prepares to Party

Back to Normal? Cannes Film Festival Prepares to Party

By Jake Coyle | May 16, 2022

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.

'Doctor Strange 2' Keeps Hold on Top Spot in 2nd Weekend

'Doctor Strange 2' Keeps Hold on Top Spot in 2nd Weekend

By Lindsey Bahr | May 15, 2022

"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Jonathan Agassi Was King of the Porn World, Until... Inside Doc Filmmaker's Tomer Heymann's Provocative Film

Jonathan Agassi Was King of the Porn World, Until... Inside Doc Filmmaker's Tomer Heymann's Provocative Film

By Kilian Melloy | May 15, 2022

In the new doc "Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life," filmmaker Tomer Heymann spent eight years getting to know the adult male superstar Jonathan Agassi. Their film turns out to be a cautionary tale of porn, drug use, and family dysfunction.

Full Lineup Announced for Second Annual 'Newfest Pride' Series

Full Lineup Announced for Second Annual 'Newfest Pride' Series

May 15, 2022

NewFest, New York's leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ+ film festivals, has announced the full lineup for its second annual NewFest Pride event.

Provincetown Film Festival Announces Lineup

Provincetown Film Festival Announces Lineup

May 15, 2022

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced its lineup of narrative, documentary, and short films, as well as festival honorees for the Filmmaker on the Edge and Next Wave awards.

Movies Love a Comeback Story. This Summer, it's their Turn.

Movies Love a Comeback Story. This Summer, it's their Turn.

By Lindsey Bahr | May 15, 2022

Hollywood is bringing out some of its biggest and most reliable players for the 2022 summer movie season, which unofficially kicks off this weekend with the help of Marvel and Disney's " Doctor Strange and the Multitverse of Madness."

First Look: LGBTQ+ Horror Movie 'They/Them' Coming to Peacock in August

First Look: LGBTQ+ Horror Movie 'They/Them' Coming to Peacock in August

May 15, 2022

Blumhouse's LGBTQ+ horror movie "They/Them" (pronounced "They Slash Them") starring Kevin Bacon, will hit the Peacock streaming service on August 5 and the company is sharing a number of first-look pictures from the film.

Review: A Layer Of Dread Hangs Over Scary 'Innocents'

Review: A Layer Of Dread Hangs Over Scary 'Innocents'

By Kevin Taft | May 13, 2022

"The Innocents" has an unsettling vibe and a quartet of natural performances from children that aren't that innocent.

Review: 'Senior Year' a Light and Fluffy Millennial Comedy

Review: 'Senior Year' a Light and Fluffy Millennial Comedy

By Padraic Maroney | May 13, 2022

"Senior Year" feels like a time capsule for millennials, but is also a light and fluffy comedy that can be shared with their own kids.

Review: Sofia Kappel Gives a Riveting Performance in Disturbing 'Pleasure"

Review: Sofia Kappel Gives a Riveting Performance in Disturbing 'Pleasure"

By Kevin Taft | May 13, 2022

While graphic and unsettling, "Pleasure" is a stunning look at workplace politics using the porn industry as its guide.

Review: Even With Christina Ricci's Compelling Performance, 'Monstrous' Falls Flat

Review: Even With Christina Ricci's Compelling Performance, 'Monstrous' Falls Flat

By Kevin Taft | May 13, 2022

Ricci is good in a less than thrilling pyscho-drama monster mash.

Review: Acting Chemistry Boosts (Very) Dark 'On the Count of Three'

Review: Acting Chemistry Boosts (Very) Dark 'On the Count of Three'

By Jocelyn Noveck | May 13, 2022

There's dark comedy and there's darker comedy, and then there's comedy like this.

Review: 'Top Gun: Maverick' is the Sequel Audiences Have Been Waiting Three Decades For

Review: 'Top Gun: Maverick' is the Sequel Audiences Have Been Waiting Three Decades For

By JC Alvarez | May 12, 2022

The summer skies alight with Tom Cruise returning to the franchise that made him a blockbuster star at the movies in "Top Gun: Maverick" set 30-years after the original.

Wenders Making a Film about Fancy Public Restrooms in Japan

Wenders Making a Film about Fancy Public Restrooms in Japan

By Yuri Kageyama | May 11, 2022

Wim Wenders is making a film about high-end public toilets in Japan that will have what the renowned German director calls "social meaning" about people in modern cities.

Outfest Screenwriting Lab Grows Partnership with Netflix to Support LGBTQIA+ Voices

Outfest Screenwriting Lab Grows Partnership with Netflix to Support LGBTQIA+ Voices

May 11, 2022

Through this year's program, 10 LGBTQIA+ screenwriters will have the opportunity to be mentored by top industry showrunners, executives, and writers.

Review: Vittorio De Sica's 1951 Heartwarming Drama 'Miracle in Milan' Shines on Blu-ray

Review: Vittorio De Sica's 1951 Heartwarming Drama 'Miracle in Milan' Shines on Blu-ray

By Sam Cohen | May 10, 2022

Vittorio De Sica's 1951 film "Miracle in Milan" arrives on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection with a new 4K restoration and a handful of special features to enjoy.

Review: Wes Craven's 'Cursed' Still Compromised, But Looks Great on Blu-ray

Review: Wes Craven's 'Cursed' Still Compromised, But Looks Great on Blu-ray

By Sam Cohen | May 10, 2022

Shout Factory brings Wes Craven's "Cursed" to Blu-ray with both Unrated and Theatrical Cuts sourced from a 4K scan of the original camera negative and rounds things out with good special features.

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