Drew Goddard turns his dial to “noir” in the twisty crime thriller Bad Times At The El Royale 

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Film noir was born in the shadows. But as has been proven innumerable times over the last half-century or so of crime cinema, twisting tales of underworld intrigue can unfold anywhere, from the rain-soaked streets of New York City to the formica tables at a kitschy midcentury diner. The undisputed king of that latter…

Jon Hamm would like to play Batman, if anyone out there is hiring

Yesterday, we heard that Warner Bros. was planning to kick Henry Cavill out of its DC superhero movies, and that someone—maybe even Michael B. Jordan?—would be stepping in to replace him the next time the world needed Superman. We haven’t heard anything about Ben Affleck also losing his gig as WB’s current Batman, but…

Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges, and Jon Hamm welcome you to the Bad Times At The El Royale trailer

There’s no shortage of movies set in hotels. From 1932's Grand Hotel all the way up to this week’s Hotel Artemis, the setting has been a ripe source for drama, comedy, violence, and everything in between. Bad Times At The El Royale looks to provide with you all of the above, and then a little more for good measure.

Jon Hamm, Rhea Seehorn, and more talk “science” in this Stinker Lets Loose audiobook exclusive

A stellar cast gathers to narrate Stinker Lets Loose, the purportedly resurfaced novelization of a supposedly beloved ’70s trucker film of the same name. The story is part Smokey And The Bandit trilogy, part Every Which Way But Loose; the titular Stinker leads lawmen on a wild chase that apparently includes a chimp.…

Donald Trump Jr. defends his daddy's alpha-man status from big ol' bully Jon Hamm

Sensing someone, somewhere, saying something mean about his daddy, Donald Trump Jr. leapt into the online fray this week, defending his sweet papa from accusations of being insufficiently “alpha”. Trump’s Daddy Sense was activated by a recent New York Times interview with actor Jon Hamm, who described a brief…

A terrific cast elevates the thoughtful, stripped-down sci-fi of Marjorie Prime

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Sci-fi effects extravaganzas are a dime a dozen, but bona-fide sci-fi films—that is, movies that exemplify the so-called literature of ideas and not just the sci-fi aesthetic—are rare. Marjorie Prime, the offbeat indie stalwart Michael Almereyda’s thoughtful adaptation of a Pulitzer-nominated play by Jordan Harrison,…

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