The Best Movie Scenes of 2018

2018 was a hell of a year for movies. There were moments of triumph, hilarity, despair, or just unadulterated fun. There were moments of joy, of sorrow, or moments that simply kicked serious ass. 2018 was a year of extreme upheaval, and the movies of the year showed how easily life can zig and zag…

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Mary Poppins Returns – A Delightful Return to Cherry Tree Lane

This holiday season, Disney is continuing their rampage of exploiting audiences' nostalgia by cranking out sequels and remakes of their beloved classics, and it's 1964's timeless Mary Poppins that's currently up to bat. I'm a harsh judge of Disney's current film slate, but for all its manipulative wickedness, they've somehow managed to release a genuinely…

Omid Abtahi Talks ‘The Mandalorian’, Jon Favreau, What Fans Should Expect And The Technology Of The Series (Exclusive Interview)

CJ Paschall sat down and talked with Omid Abtahi who plays Salim in ‘American Gods’ and will star in Jon Favreau’s ‘The Mandalorian’. Here is an excerpt from CJ’s Interview with Omid where they discuss ‘The Mandalorian’ and the Star Wars Universe. The full interview will be released next week.  CJ PASCHALL: You’ve got another…

‘Aquaman’ Producer Rob Cowan Talks Film’s Pre-Production, Deleted Scenes, Underwater Sequences, Sequel Prospects & ‘Superintelligence’ (Exclusive Interview)

I had the chance to sit down and talk with Rob Cowan, Producer of ‘The Conjuring’ films and James Wan’s ‘Aquaman’. We spoke about how ‘Aquaman’ was made and the rocky road that they took to get the film green lit, we also discussed the cast, filming of the underwater sequences and his upcoming film…

Snoop Dogg Has Been Cast In ‘Dolemite Is My Name!’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Snoop Dogg is joining the cast of Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name!, a biopic of comedian and producer Rudy Ray Moore. Snoop Dogg will play a radio DJ and will star alongside Wesley Snipes, Eddie Murphy, Keegan Michael-Key and Ron Cepha Jones. The film is another in Netflix’s huge upcoming film catalogue for 2019 which features…

Welcome to Marwen review – A Fascinating World of Art

A new visionary film, based upon the true story of Mark Hogancamp - directed by Robert Zemeckis, who delivers a stylised-sleek feel to this inspirational story which is without a doubt one of Zemeckis' best films in years. With a strong dose of melancholy, wonder and hope it manages to successfully bring this tale to…

Roma – The Power of Memory

Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón is one of the greatest visionaries of our time. That’s not opinion at this point, it’s simply a fact. So when he comes out with his first film since 2013’s awards-sweeping Gravity, which was his first film since 2006’s awards-sweeping Children of Men, and he calls it “the most essential movie”…

Lance Reddick Talks ‘Corporate’, The ‘John Wick’ Franchise, ‘The Continental’ and ‘Godzilla vs Kong’ (Exclusive Interview)

I had the chance to sit down and talk with Lance Reddick, iconic actor from the ‘John Wick’ franchise, the ‘Corporate’ TV Series and the upcoming ‘Godzilla vs Kong’ film. Credit to the photo of Lance Reddick above goes to Storm Santos. DISCUSSINGFILM: How did you first begin your acting career? LANCE REDDICK: I started doing…

Aquaman review – Breathtakingly Beautiful and Riveting Triumph

After Justice League many have been cautious and perhaps a little scared about the future of DC, but director James Wan takes all that and sinks it to the bottom of the ocean, in this soaring film ripe with beautiful visuals, ripping sounds and top notch action. With an adventurous feel to it, Aquaman pays…

Pete Chiarelli Talks ‘Now You See Me 2’, The Cultural Significance of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ And Sequel Plans (Exclusive Interview)

I sat down and talked with Pete Chiarelli, writer of ‘Now You See Me 2’ and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ regarding approaching the iconic magic franchise and developing and releasing ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and looking at how it become so culturally impactful. DISCUSSINGFILM: To begin, how did you first get into the screenwriting industry? PETE CHIARELLI:…