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Movies Now Playing In Theaters

We bring you the list of all movies now playing in theaters. How many 2018 Movies In Theaters are there? Between January 1 and December 31, there are over five hundred movies in theaters. The most popular movie released in U.S. theaters in 2018 is Black Panther, which took in exactly $700 million. The movie […]

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Stan Lee, Legendary Creator of Marvel Comics, Dead At 95

Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to comic-book lovers everywhere, has died. He was 95. Lee, who began in the business in 1939 and created or co-created Black Panther, Spider-Man, X-Men, The Mighty Thor, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, The […]

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Boy Erased: The Game Changer of the Year

By Dylan Tracy From the moment I saw the trailer for Boy Erased, I had a strong feeling in my gut that the film would be a stand out amongst every other film in theaters this year. Boy is one of the most powerful films of our generation, and will strike at every emotion. It teaches extremely valuable […]

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Shrek and Puss n Boots To Be Revived

Shrek and Puss in Boots are getting rebooted and Chris Meledandri, the man behind Despicable Me, is overseeing their revival. Universal Pictures has tasked Meledandri (of Illumination) with finding some fresh story lines to reintroduce the lovable ogre and the sword-wielding feline to new generations of moviegoers. One thing the animation guru doesn’t want to […]

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The Color Purple Headed Back to the Big Screen as a Musical

First, it was a book. Then a hit movie, earning 11 Oscar nominations, and famously winning zero. Then it became a Broadway musical. And now, the musical version is going to be adapted for film. The Color Purple, the Alice Walker novel turned into a Steven Spielberg drama and later into a Broadway musical, is […]

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Tyler Perry To Retire Madea Character

Tyler Perry’s Madea character has appeared in dozens of films, plays, and television appearances. But in 2019, exactly 20 years after audiences first met the tough-talking grandmother, Perry is taking off the makeup and wig once and for all. Spanning 10 installments, the Madea film franchise has earned more than $500 million worldwide. Madea was […]

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Gladiator Sequel From Ridley Scott Coming To Theaters

Gladiator won the Best Picture Oscar in 2001, and its star, Russell Crowe, won the Best Actor Oscar.  Now its director, four time Oscar nominee, eighty-one year old Ridley Scott, (Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, The Martian, Black Hawk Down, and also Alien), is returning to the director’s chair with a Gladiator sequel, sans Russell Crow, of […]

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Halloween 2018 Review: Michael Meyers Is Back For More Blood

By Tim Nasson It’s hard to believe that the movie H20, the 20th anniversary sequel to the seminal 1978 horror movie Halloween, is 20 years old. I interviewed its stars, Jamie Lee Curtis and Josh Hartnett (who played her son) and thought to myself, why did the studio make this? It was awful. Michelle Williams […]

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Breaking Bad Movie Coming Soon from Creator Vince Gilligan

Breaking Bad may have had its finale in 2013, but The Albuquerque Journal published a report today that says series creator Vince Gilligan is working on a new film with ties to the beloved series. Details are sparse, with no information on what shape the movie will take. The Albuquerque Journal includes a logline stating […]

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Lilo And Stitch Getting Live Action Remake

Lilo and Stitch are back. Lilo & Stitch, the 2002 animated movie from Walt Disney Pictures, is getting the live-action treatment, Wild About Movies has learned. Disney has hired up-and-comer Mike Van Waes to pen the script for the remake that will be produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback. The two are […]

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald To Be Released in ScreenX

CJ 4DPLEX, the world’s leading cinema technology company, is releasing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in ScreenX, bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen for the first time ever in the immersive, one-of-a-kind format. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the third film in a multi-picture agreement between Warner Bros. Pictures and […]

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Clueless Remake In Development at Paramount

The 1995 cult classic Clueless is getting a big screen remake at Paramount with Girls Trip writer Tracy Oliver producing and Glow writer Marquita Robinson penning the script. The original 1995 film written and directed by Amy Heckerling is loosely based on Jane Austen’s Emma, and provided a satirical window into the Beverly Hills high […]

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Rupert Everett Talks The Happy Prince to WildAboutMovies

Rupert Everett sits down exclusively with Wild About Movies publisher Tim Nasson and editor Dylan Tracy to talk about his movie The Happy Prince, in theaters October 10, 2018. Everett wrote, directed and stars in The Happy Prince, a movie about the final years of author and playwright Oscar Wilde’s life. Everett has been acting […]

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John Lennon-Yoko Ono Movie In The Works

Jean-Marc Vallee is directing a film about John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Universal Pictures has optioned Anthony McCarten’s script. Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club, Big Little Lies) is attached to direct and edit. He will also rewrite the screenplay alongside McCarten. Ono is producing the film. Ono and Lennon met in 1966 at a London art […]

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First Man is Dramatically Dull But Viscerally Stunning

By Tim Nasson Let me make one thing clear, OK, two. First, Ryan Gosling is a great actor. I have found him to be one of the greatest living actors working since the movie The Notebook was released in 2004. Of course, he started out acting as a kid on The Mickey Mouse Club and […]

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A Star Is Born for a New Generation

By Dylan Tracy Bradley Cooper sings “Tell me something good…” and boy do I have something good to tell you about A Star Is Born. I’ll admit, I have not seen any of the previous three A Star Is Born films, so I do not have anything to compare this film to. A Star Is Born has been towards the […]

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A Simple Favor Review: Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively Steal the Film

By Tim Nasson – The movie A Simple Favor, directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), isn’t as funny as you might imagine it would be given its impressive cast of comedic actors – Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding (the breakout Eurasian star of Crazy Rich Asians), Andrew Rannels, Jean Smart (yes, of “Designing Women”) and […]

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Henry Cavill Is Out As Superman

Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara and chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group Toby Emmerich are looking to reinvigorate the studio’s DC Universe, which is still playing second fiddle to the Marvel Universe in terms of box office and critical acclaim. Just six years ago, when The Dark Knight Rises closed out the Christopher Nolan trilogy, DC was […]

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Burt Reynolds Dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star who got his start on the hit TV show Gunsmoke and who starred in films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit and who set out to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen — and wildly succeeded — has died. He was […]

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New Oscars “Most Popular Movie” Category Nixed for 2019

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced today “While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films […]

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iPic Scottsdale

iPic Theaters are, by far, the United States’ best movie theater experience. The chain has 15 locations, nationwide, with more on the way. iPic Scottsdale is completely renovated and iPic’s founder and CEO, Hamid Hashemi, tells WildAboutMovies.com founder Tim Nasson that all the changes are “plotted and calculated and curated, with hospitality at heart. We want you to […]

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Chris Evans Retiring From Captain America

Chris Evans just announced he has officially hung up his shield. After playing Captain America for nearly a decade, Evans tweeted that it was over. “Officially wrapped on Avengers 4. It was an emotional day to say the least. Playing this role over the last 8 years has been an honor. To everyone in front […]

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Schindler’s List Back In Theaters for 25th Anniversary

To commemorate the 25th anniversary release of Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece Schindler’s List, one of the most significant endeavors in the history of cinema, Universal Pictures will re-release the film with picture and sound digitally remastered—including in 4K, Dolby Cinema and Dolby Atmos—for a limited theatrical engagement on December 7, 2018, in theaters across the United […]