Disney+ Adds Disclaimers, Content Warnings to Movies Featuring Racist Characters and Tropes

(NEW YORK) — Disney’s new streaming service has added a disclaimer to Dumbo, Peter Pan and other classics because they depict racist stereotypes, underscoring a challenge media companies face when they resurrect older movies in modern times. The move comes … Read more…

Next 3 Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt Movies: ‘Ad Astra,’ ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ Then Maybe ‘Babylon’

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt lead the cast of Quentin Tarantino's ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Set in 1969, the entertaining story follows a TV star turned struggling actor Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) and his former stunt double … Read more…

Kathleen Collins was one of the first Black women to direct movies in Hollywood, and we can still learn from her

Kathleen Collins was one of the first Black women to direct movies in Hollywood, and we can still learn from her Too often, pop culture flattens Black women into tired stereotypes. The white gaze turns Black women into background static … Read more…

Next 3 Action Movies With a Sense of Humor: ‘Hobbs and Shaw,’ ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ ‘My Spy’

The latest installment in a venerable franchise, Spider-Man: Far From Home honors its original source — the Marvel comic book series created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko — by combining great action sequences with a welcome sense of humor. … Read more…

Next 3 Alien-Future Movies: ‘Ad Astra,’ ‘Terminator: Dark Fate,’ ‘Gemini Man’

Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star in Men in Black: International as secret agents charged with protecting the planet from harmful alien creatures. As with its franchise predecessors, the action-adventure takes a boisterous, comic approach to its science-fiction premise. Now … Read more…

Next 3 Movies With ‘Dark Phoenix’ Stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence

The final installment in the X-Men film franchise to revolve around characters we already know, love and sometimes fear, Dark Phoenix follows the evolution of Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) into one of the most incredibly powerful mutants of all. Transformed … Read more…

Next 3 Major Family Movies: ‘Aladdin,’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2,’ ‘Toy Story 4’

Now storming the box office, Pokémon Detective Pikachu is a live-action adventure for the whole family. Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) searches for his missing detective father with the help of his father's former partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds), leading to … Read more…

Next 3 Marvel Movies We Want to See: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,’ ‘Black Widow,’ ‘Black Panther 2’

No spoilers here, but Avengers: Endgame is definitely living up to expectations that it would define a generation of movies. Whether that's solely Marvel's 10-year series of superhero adventures or, more broadly, the most recent epoch of ambitious blockbusters, we're … Read more…

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Greta’ Director Commentary, ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ Nods to Past Spider-Man Movies and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Director Commentary of the Day: Greta is now in theaters, so for the New York Times, Neil Jordan breaks down a big scene from the … Read more…

Next 3 Incredible Real-Life Stories That Inspired Movies: ‘Tolkien,’ ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ford vs. Ferrari’

The true story behind Fighting With My Family is as surprising as it is compelling. Raised in a wrestling family, Saraya "Paige" Bevis (Florence Pugh) left behind her family and friends in England so she could gain big-time success in … Read more…

Next 3 DC Superhero Movies: ‘Shazam!,’ ‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

James Wan's highly-anticipated Aquaman has exceeded all expectations, establishing Jason Momoa as a superhero on both land and sea. The action-adventure has a light heart while dealing with serious issues, bolstered by spectacular visual effects and strong performances by Amber … Read more…

Next 3 Marvel Studios Movies: ‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

The chilly month of December has warmed up nicely, thanks to superheroes. The animated adventure Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (above), opening in theaters this coming Friday, December 14, has already received rave reviews. Advance word on Aquaman, opening in theaters … Read more…

Interview: ‘Creed II’ Director Steven Caple Jr. Talks ‘Rocky’ Movies, Training Montages and More ‘Creed’ Sequels

  Before Ryan Coogler directed the original Creed and Steven Caple Jr. followed up with Creed II, the two filmmakers attended USC together as film students. Coogler was a senior when Caple Jr. was a freshman, and they formed a … Read more…