Part of the Solution: Matthew Modine on Acting, Empathy, and Hard Miles

Matthew Modine has been acting in movies for over 40 years. He started out in the ’80s and ’90s in a string of memorable films, including “Vision Quest,” Alan Parker’s “Birdy” (opposite another talented unknown named Nicolas Cage), Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” and two Robert Altman ensemble dramas, “Streamers” and “Short Cuts.” At 65, after a solid quarter-century … Read more

The X-Files reboot will be hard to make, says Chris Carter

The X-Files creator Chris Carter says Ryan Coogler’s reboot will be hard to make because “everything’s a conspiracy” now. Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is developing a reboot of The X-Files, but the world has changed considerably since the original series debuted over thirty years ago, presenting a new set of challenges. While chatting with … Read more

This is Spinal Tap sequel production goes to eleven with the original cast and hard rockin’ cameos set to take the stage

A Rob Reiner-directed This is Spinal Tap sequel is ready to smell the glove again as production begins with the original cast. Castlerock Entertainment wants you to raise your horns and get ready for the reunion concert of a lifetime, as This is Spinal Tap heads into production for a long-awaited sequel! Cast and crew members are … Read more

Why Is It So Hard To Find?

We take a look back at the influential, but now obscure Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg film, The Basketball Diaries. Some people think Leonardo DiCaprio became a star when he acted in James Cameron’s Titanic. Others believe his stardom predated that movie when he starred opposite Clare Danes in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet. However, … Read more

10 Hard to Find Movies

A surprising amount of prominent, classic movies are unavailable on disc or streaming, including classics like Dawn of the Dead and Strange Days. Recently, I wrote an article about how Ron Howard’s Cocoon was hard to find in any format. It came out on DVD many years ago but went out of print and has … Read more

The Boy and the Heron becomes Miyazaki’s best while Beyoncé falls hard

The Boy and the Heron becomes the best domestic opening ever for GKids, Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki while Beyoncé sees a sizable drop This weekend was a relatively slow one with Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron landing in first place with $12.8 million. While that number may seem a little low for … Read more