The Captor review – Ethan Hawke’s Hilariously Charming Reservoir Dogs-like Film

Ethan Hawke returns to the big screen with a sure-fire bang. After a great 2018 with Hawke garnering acclaim off of his performance in Paul Schrader's First Reformed. His latest, The Captor is an intriguing dark comedy laced with infectious energy. It is uniquely stylish and Hawke gives one of 2019's best performances so far.…

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Avengers Endgame review – A Beautifully Heartbreaking End

Never have I ever felt so passionately and emotionally about a Marvel film. This tore me down and ripped me apart. A beautifully heartbreaking ending to a saga, which had its bumps, but not this one. No, this truly is a film of wonder, something of a gem, shining. Routing back to the films of…

The Curse of La Llarona review – The Conjuring’s Terrifying New Chapter

The scares overflow in The Curse of La Llarona, an intense and enjoyable horror from first-time director Michael Chaves. The next chapter in the ever-expanding Conjuring Universe, starting with 2013's 'The Conjuring' and its subsequent sequels and spin-offs, most recently 'The Nun' terrified me to the very core. This like 'The Nun' it's set in…

Greta review – Playfully Intense, but Terribly Shallow

Neil Jordan's latest film is an enjoyable thriller filled with extravagance, tension and prosperity. Isabelle Huppert brings gravitas to a film that lacks anything truly deep or thoughtful. There is a clear vision, in which the film plays into that playful to the fullest and is actually very enjoyable but most importantly watchable. After seeing…

What Marvel Studios set out to do was a gamble. Then it changed Hollywood.

by Mima M The Gamble The year was 2003. In a compact office on Santa Monica Boulevard, a small group of staffers were writing script notes to studios who were making films about some pretty popular comic book characters—characters which were technically owned by their employer. This was Marvel Studios then, a tiny operation whose…

Top 10 Moments To Look Forward To Watch In Avengers: Endgame

With just under a week until the highly anticipated blockbuster Avengers: Endgame, fans are expecting to see powerful character driven moments. With many reunions due to take place as well as incredible action sequences, this film is sure to provide audiences with multiple memorable moments. In these final days, we at Discussing Film have compiled…

Love, Simon TV Series In Development For Disney+ (EXCLUSIVE)

Greg Berlanti's well-received LGBTQ+ love story 'Love, Simon' from Fox was originally based on Becky Albertalli's novel 'Simon vs the Homosapien Agenda'. The film was led by Nick Robinson with Keiynan Lonsdale, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Josh Duhamel and Jennifer Garner making up the supporting cast of the 2017 film. Following Disney's acquisition of 21st…

Unicorn Store – Wonder, Magic, and Growing Up Without Losing Yourself

To say that Brie Larson is having a good year would be a bit of an understatement. The Oscar-winning actress smashed through the patriarchy and box office records with Captain Marvel, and less than two months later is set to reprise the role of Carol Danvers in Avengers: Endgame, a little film that’s all but guaranteed…

From Cave to Space: Iron Man’s Legacy

  When Marvel Studios was casting for Iron Man in 2006, Jon Favreau - who was hired to direct the first film of the nascent movie studio just months before - wanted to cast reformed Hollywood bad boy Robert Downey Jr. to play the titular character. Kevin Feige (then only second in command in the…

Eli Roth Set To Direct ‘Thanksgiving’ for Mirmax (EXCLUSIVE)

In 2007, Eli Roth release a faux trailer during Grindhouse for a slasher film set during Thanksgiving and since fans have been demanding that a full feature film should be put into development. And recently it has been reported that Eli Roth is set to direct a untitled horror film in March in Massachusetts with…