Disney goes back to the Hundred Acre Wood in the wistful Christopher Robin

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Picture this: It’s the late 1940s or early ’50s, and Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor), the little boy from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-The-Pooh stories, is all grown up. He works as a number-cruncher for a London luggage company, can’t get a weekend off to go to the country with his wife (Hayley Atwell) and their precocious…

Zoe is the dopey sci-fi love story that doesn't know it's creepy 

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In the near future of Drake Doremus’ sci-fi inanity Zoe, androids (called “synthetics,” because it’s that kind of movie) have become ubiquitous, but true love remains scarce as ever. Hip and good-looking people turn to the Machine, a computer matchmaker that’s basically OkCupid, or gobble up 100 mg doses of the…

Before palling around with Ant-Man and the Wasp, Peyton Reed was Down With Love

When 2015’s Ant-Man arrived in theaters after a notoriously tumultuous production process, there was a lot of speculation about which elements of the superhero heist film came from original helmer Edgar Wright and which came from his replacement, Peyton Reed. Although many automatically credited Wright with the film’s…

Ewan McGregor to play adult Danny Torrance in Mike Flanagan's Shining sequel

Ewan McGregor is going to have to start getting some practice riding a Big Wheel through the hallways of a spooky hotel, because he has signed on to play Danny Torrance in Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep, the adaptation of Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining. That comes from Variety, which says King has “given his…

Brothers, bridge, “a background girl”: What we can actually tell you about Fargo’s 3rd season

Somebody needs to stop the window blind from swinging. The crew filming Fargo on the soundstages of the Calgary Film Centre has been rehearsing a complicated camera maneuver, and they’re ready for Ewan McGregor—who’s playing dual roles in the anthology series’ third season—to take his mark. But that bothersome…

New Fargo teaser introduces the parking lot king of Minnesota

Ewan McGregor’s followed up his dual roles in Last Days In The Desert by playing brothers in Fargo season three. We’ve had a glimpse at younger brother and “cautionary tale” Ray, a balding, pot-bellied failure (according to his bio; we’re not here to judge). But this new promo introduces us to his handsomer and more…

Ewan McGregor ditches Piers Morgan after Morgan derides Women’s March

The press rounds for T2 Trainspotting are sending the sequel’s leads all over the world, but Good Morning Britain is one stop Ewan McGregor won’t be making. The actor, who’s reprising his role as Renton, was scheduled to drop by the British talk show. But when he learned he’d be sitting down with Piers Morgan—who…

The first full Beauty And The Beast trailer hits all the familiar beats

If you know the story of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast—and, of course, you do—the trailer for the live action adaptation is not going to surprise with plot details. All the familiar beats are contained within. Belle (Emma Watson) wanders into a creepy castle to save her father, meets a testy Beast (Dan Stevens), and…