The Little Stranger isn't scary, but it is a supremely elegant riff on Gothic horror

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The Little Stranger, a strange little haunted-house yarn from director Lenny Abrahamson (Room), creeps into theaters this weekend as quietly as a cold breeze slipping in through a cracked window. Normally, when a studio goes to great lengths to hide an upcoming release—prohibiting reviews until the eleventh hour,…

The story behind Winnie-The-Pooh gets mangled in the unbearable Goodbye Christopher Robin

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A.A. Milne, who was a second-rate playwright and poet, somehow created perfect, delightfully written children’s literature with his stories of Winnie-The-Pooh, Piglet, and the other denizens of the Hundred Acre Wood. How did he do it? Goodbye Christopher Robin, an insipid and miscalculated drama about the English…

A little bear cheers up the whole world in first trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin

Disney is currently working on a live-action Winnie The Pooh movie called Christopher Robin that will focus on Pooh’s human friend growing up and losing touch with his imagination, but director Simon Curtis’ similarly titled film Goodbye Christopher Robin is far more straightforward. As seen in this trailer, Curtis’…

Darren Aronofsky’s mysterious new project is a horror movie

For more than a year we’ve known pretty much bupkis about Darren Aronofsky’s latest feature Mother!, beyond the fact that it was “indie,” and that Jennifer Lawrence was attached to star. Now, The Wrap has been tipped off about the tone of the new film, revealing that the Black Swan director is dipping back into the…

Domhnall Gleeson to star in biopic about the creator of Winnie The Pooh

Domhnall Gleeson recently wiped out a bunch of planets as General Hux in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but now he has signed on for a role that’s less “space Nazi” and more “creator of a beloved, half-naked cartoon bear.” According to the BBC, Gleeson has been cast in Goodbye Christopher Robin, director Simon Curtis’…

UPDATE: Harrison Ford draws massive applause at the Force Awakens Comic-Con panel

Despite reports that a new trailer for The Force Awakens wouldn’t be seeing the light of the day until we get a lot closer to the movie’s December release date, there was still some hope that the plucky Star Wars fans who camped out outside of Comic-Con’s Hall H this weekend might get a peek of something new during…

The indie comedy Frank conceals Michael Fassbender’s face, but not his talent

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What chutzpah it takes to hire one of the world’s most recognizable movie stars and then render him completely unrecognizable. With his deadpan indie comedy Frank, director Lenny Abrahamson does just that, hiding the often-photographed face of Michael Fassbender behind a giant papier-mâché mask. Fassbender plays the…

Harry Potter’s Domhnall Gleeson joins Leonardo DiCaprio’s bear-fueled revenge movie

According to Variety, Domhnall Gleeson will join Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy in The Revenant, a Western about bear-attack victim Hugh Glass. Don’t confuse it for a certain Werner Herzog documentary, though, as Glass actually recovers and goes to get revenge on the people who allowed him to be mauled by a bear in…