Best of the Week: Everything You Need to Know About 'Suicide Squad,' the Latest on 'The Avengers' and More

Best of the Week: Everything You Need to Know About 'Suicide Squad,' the Latest on 'The Avengers' and More

Aug 05, 2016

The Important News

MarvelAvengers: Infinity War will only be one movie.

Star Wars: ABC is actively exploring ideas for Star Wars TV shows.

Disney: James Ponsoldt is the latest indie filmmaker tapped to direct a family film for the Mouse House.

Harry Potter: The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel will arrive in 2018.

Remakes: Jillian Bell and Channing Tatum will be the leads in the Splash redo. Benedict Cumberbatch will star in a new version of Rogue Male. Rami Malek joined the Papillon remake. Rebel Wilson will star in a Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake.

Sequels: The Secret Life of Pets 2 was greenlit for a 2018 release.

Box Office: Jason Bourne and Bad Moms both had decent openings

Video Game Movies: Joe Carnahan is writing an Uncharted movie.

YA Movies: Daisy Ridley will star in Doug Liman's Chaos Walking adaptation.

True Stories: Mel Gibson and Sean Penn will team up for The Professor and the Madman.

Awards: Jimmy Fallon will host the Golden Globes.

 

 

The Videos and Geek Stuff

New Movie Trailers: DunkirkI Am Not a Serial Killer, Finding Altamira, Land of MineTwo Lovers and a BearStorks24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters and Max Rose.

TV Spots: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back and Florence Foster Jenkins.

Clips: Pete's Dragon.

Watch: A Blu-ray bonus featurette for The Lobster with Colin Farrell

See: A list of every song in Suicide Squad.

Watch: The Suicide Squad trailer redone in Lego. And a new Suicide Squad music video.

See: What a Marvel vs. DC superhero mashup movie would look like. And the history of Marvel vs. DC at the box office.

Watch: An honest trailer for Watchmen. And a video of everything wrong with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

See: What Edgar Wright's Dark Knight trilogy would have looked like. And what Aquaman v Superman would have looked like.

Watch: An Olympics movie supercut.

See: A new Star Wars spaceship from Rogue One.

Watch: A video exploring how Pixar makes us cry.

See: Vin Diesel's rocket-powered new car for Fast 8.

Watch: A video essay on movies that kill off heroes and other likable characters.

See: Michael Jordan names who should have starred in Space Jam 2.

Watch: Olympic athletes pick their favorite sports movies.

See: The best new movie posters of the week.

 

 

Our Features

Monthly Movie Guide: See August's notable releases and anniversaries above. And why this August will be a great month for movies.

Movie Review: The good and bad about Suicide Squad. And our DC expert's review of Suicide Squad.

Comic Book Movie Guide: Everything you need to know about The Joker and Harley Quinn. And everything you need to know about Jared Leto's Joker.

List: 10 Suicide Squad members who should be in the sequel.

Geek Movie Guide: Why a Harry Potter and the Cursed Child movie should wait

Horror Movie Guide: What to see after you watch Stranger Things.

Classic Movie Guide: When Howard the Duck ruined comic book movies.

Film Festival Guide: See the first wave of Fantastic Fest programming.

R.I.P.: Remembering the reel-important people we lost in July

Home Viewing: Our guide to everything hitting VOD this week

 

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