Movies & TV

  • ‘Rapture': A Hip Hop Documentary Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘Rapture': A Hip Hop Documentary Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    Rappers Nas, Dave East, T.I., Rapsody, Logic, G-Eazy, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, 2Chainz, and Just Blaze are the subjects of a new hip hop documentary coming out later this year on Netflix. It’s called Rapture, and yesterday Netflix released an announcement trailer for the series, reportedly described by one of the show’s directors Sacha Jenkins like this: “Way back, when hip-hop culture was […]

  • ‘Unsane': A New Thriller by Steven Soderbergh (Trailer)

    ‘Unsane': A New Thriller by Steven Soderbergh (Trailer)

    Steven Soderbergh appears to be back in his formerly prolific swing of things. HBO’s Mosaic saw its five-night run last week, and now we have a trailer for an upcoming psychological thriller from the director, a tense film about a stalker-pursued woman entitled Unsane.  Unsane appears to tap into modern day concerns about predatory men, taking them to a […]

  • ‘The Dark Crystal’ is Coming Back to Theaters (Trailer)

    ‘The Dark Crystal’ is Coming Back to Theaters (Trailer)

    In 1982, the end result of Muppet maestros Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s efforts to create a fantasy adventure film entirely with puppets and no human actors was released into theaters. Now, The Dark Crystal is coming back to theaters for a limited engagement from Fathom Events, in advance of the prequel series coming soon to Netflix. […]

  • ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Out Now on Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ Out Now on Netflix (Trailer)

    There’s a good chance you don’t know the name of the late comedy legend Doug Kenney. But before his untimely death, Kenney was the auteur behind National Lampoon magazine, which in turn gave birth to an entire generation of film comedy, from the original cast of Saturday Night Live to National Lampoon’s Animal House. Now, he’s getting the biopic treatment […]

  • ‘Pacific Rim Uprising': Second Trailer (Video)

    ‘Pacific Rim Uprising': Second Trailer (Video)

    Ten years have passed since the events of Pacific Rim (that’s movie time, by the way, that movie came out in 2013), and now the kaiju, like everything else that anybody remembers ten years later, are coming back. That’s the basic logline for Pacific Rim Uprising, which has its second trailer now online. I could use this paragraph […]

  • ‘Mosaic': App-Based Steven Soderbergh Miniseries Premieres on HBO (Trailer)

    ‘Mosaic': App-Based Steven Soderbergh Miniseries Premieres on HBO (Trailer)

    Last night, HBO viewers were treated to the premiere episode of Mosaic, the Steven Soderbergh miniseries based on his storytelling app that came out last year. In typical Soderbergh fashion, the miniseries only came about as a solution to the problem of lapsed funding to finish the app, but it’s cool that viewers who don’t feel […]

  • ‘KFC Comfort Zone': A Meditation Series from KFC (Video)

    ‘KFC Comfort Zone': A Meditation Series from KFC (Video)

    Sometimes I feel vaguely guilty about how often I find myself writing about KFC’s various promotional stunts on this site – especially since the Colonel hasn’t written me any checks. But how can I resist when the chicken chain keeps doing crazy stuff like KFC Comfort Zone, a new parody meditational web series that lets you […]