The Beasts movie review & film summary (2023)

Thankfully, co-writer/director Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s focus on Antoine and Xan’s emotionally charged stalemate keeps “The Beasts” from devolving into yet another quasi-artful and pseudo-moral genre movie that pits intolerant bumpkins against ignorant city-slickers. Mood trumps morality in “The Beasts,” partly because Sorogoyen, in collaboration with director of photography Alejandro de Pablo, art director Jose Tirado, and … Read more

Interview: Steven Caple Jr. and James Madigan Talk Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

It’s been a week (ish) since I hopped behind the wheel of a Porsche for the Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Porsche Driving Experience. The day was beyond exciting. And it was a thrilling and inventive way to promote the franchise sequel. Starring Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Luna Lauren Velez, and Dean Scott Vazquez. It … Read more

Rise of the Beasts director on ending

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts director Steven Caple Jr unpacks the game-changing ending of the latest sequel. MAJOR SPOILERS for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. Consider yourself warned. The latest installation of the long-running transformers franchise is now playing in theaters, but the ending of Rise of the Beasts could shake up the series in … Read more

Transformers Movies Ranked After Rise of the Beasts

It’s time for audiences to roll out into theaters again with Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. This is the seventh movie of the Transformers series, starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback as two people who team up with the Autobots to save Earth. The Transformers live-action film franchise has had a long history beginning with … Read more

Rise of the Beasts Edges Out Spider-Man

It was a tough battle, but eventually Optimus Prime and his robot pals managed to edge out Sony’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse at the domestic box office. Per Deadline, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts earned $60.5 million in its debut frame, enough to beat Spidey’s $50.5M (-54%) sophomore weekend. Both pics are racking up big … Read more

Fantastic Beasts’ Callum Turner Joins Tessa Thompson Drama

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Fantastic Beasts alum Callum Turner has been tapped to join Nia DaCosta’s upcoming Hedda. In addition to Hewson and Turner, the Ibsen adaptation will also be led by Tessa Thompson — set to take on the titular role. The character has previously been played by Ingrid Bergman, Isabelle Huppert, … Read more

‘Rise of the Beasts’ Ending Sets Up a Shocking Sequel

The following post contains SPOILERS for the ending of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts represents a significant turning point in the transformers franchise — and it marks the first meeting between the movie version of the Transformers and their counterparts from the old Beast Wars cartoon, the Maximals like Optimus … Read more