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Spider-Women Movie Coming from Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures is taking their Spider-Man universe into a new direction in a #metoo moment where Wonder Woman is being followed by a growing number of female superheroes. The studio is working on an animated Spider-Women film that will focus on three generations of women with Spidey powers. Bek Smith is writing the script. One […]

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Oscar Winning Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dead at 77

Bernardo Bertolucci, the Italian director and screenwriter whose films include Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor, for which he won the Academy Award for best picture, director and adapted screenplay, died Monday in Rome. He was 77. A spokeswoman said the filmmaker, who became known for movies with a colorful visual style and […]

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Ralph Breaks the Box Office with an $84 Million Debut

The feast at the 2018 movie box office continued over the Thanksgiving week as a pair of sequels — Ralph Breaks the Internet and Creed II — powered record holiday revenue, not accounting for yearly inflated ticket prices, in North America. Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the Wednesday-Sunday chart with a hefty $84.5 million from […]

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Julie Andrews Has Voice Role in the Aquaman Movie

Julie Andrews is heading to theaters in December, but not in Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns. Aquaman producer Peter Safran told Entertainment Weekly that Andrews has voiced a role in the DC superhero movie that opens December 21, two days after Mary Poppins hits theaters in a revival of a character Andrews made famous. She is […]

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Ralph Breaks the Internet Review by Dylan Tracy

Ralph Breaks the Internet Mixes Family Fun With Social Satire In a world filled with wonder and knowledge at our fingertips, it’s arguably one of the greatest inventions ever known to man. It’s a vast wonderland of fun, shopping, personality and image enhancement, and even money making that we can’t seem to get enough of. […]

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Fantastic Beasts 2 Captures #1 Spot at Movie Box Office

The second in JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts series, which incorporates the world of Harry Potter, not surprisingly, took the #1 spot at the box office, both in the United States and worldwide. Its combined gross, worldwide, after just three days in theaters is $253 million. Also new in theaters this past weekend, and featuring in […]

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Black Panther Coming Back To Theaters For Free

Black Panther returns to the big screen with free screenings at nonprofit art house theaters nationwide on Tuesday, November 27 at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET. Presented by Film Comment, a publication of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and supported by the Art House Convergence, the event will feature a post-screening Q&A with director Ryan Coogler, […]

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Green Book Review by Tim Nasson

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali Achieve Onscreen Magic in Green Book The movie Green Book, which takes its title from the book of the same name, “a travel guide to safe lodging, dining and business options for the Negro,” during the era of segregation and Jim Crow laws, is set against the backdrop of a country […]

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A Private War Review by Dylan Tracy

Rosamund Pike Brings Attention to the Frontlines in A Private War According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 45 journalists have been killed delivering the news to the world. Before hearing about the film A Private War, I had never once heard the name Marie Colvin before. Now I’m an avid news follower, and a woman […]

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review by Dylan Tracy

J.K. Rowling’s Magical World Prevails in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald On November 16, 2001, J.K. Rowling’s written masterpiece Harry Potter graced the big screen for the first time, opening the floodgate for a roughly $6.5 billion dollar on-screen franchise. Now, exactly seventeen years later, her magical world is still at large with the release of Fantastic […]

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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 by Tim Nasson

Halloween 2018 Review: Michael Meyers Is Back For More Blood 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 […]

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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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First Annual WAMMYS – WildAboutMovies 2018 Year In Movies Winners

WildAboutMovies is proud to announce the first annual WAMMYS; Awards bestowed upon the best movies of 2018. Awards will be given out in February 2019 at one of the nation’s best movie theaters. Stay tuned for details. Best Picture: Best Director: Best Actor: Best Supporting Actor: Best Supporting Actress: Best Cast: Best Foreign Film: Best Animated Film: Best […]

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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 […]