Best of the Week: Best of the Toronto Film Festival, Previewing Fantastic Fest and More

Sep 23, 2016 Comments (0)

The Important News

Star Wars: Another standalone Star Wars movie was confirmed for 2020

Image Comics: The Spawn reboot is aiming for an R rating.

Remakes: A new version of High Noon is in the works

Sequels: Paul Walker's character may return to the Fast and Furious movies. Antoine Fuqua will direct The Equalizer 2.

Prequels: Charlize Theron's character may get her own Mad Max: Fury Road prequel. Jamie Dornan joined Robin Hood: Origins.

Box Office: Sully continued to dominate in theaters.

Biopics: Jared Leto will play Andy Warhol.

Horror: Rings and the Friday the 13th reboot were delayed again

YA Adaptations: Tom Holland has a surprising part in A Monster Calls.

TV Adaptations: Maggie Smith will star in a Downton Abbey movie. Bill Hader joined Power Rangers.

R.I.P.: Curtis Hanson died at age 71.

 

The Videos and Geek Stuff

New Movie Trailers: Passengers, Ghost in the ShellMean Dreams, Trespass Against UsOrdinary WorldLondon Town and The Whole Truth.

TV Clips: Allied.

See: First look at J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon in Justice League. And a first look at the cast of the Jumanji reboot.

Watch: An animated Justice League spoof.

Learn: Which iconic actor found Luke Skywalker and which novel was almost a Star Wars sequel. And the theory about a secret Star Wars romance.

See: Star Wars: The Force Awakens redone with Nintendo characters. And Rogue One redone with Pixar characters.

Watch: The Avengers actors get together to promote voting. And Chadwick Bosemen talks about Black Panther's origin story

See: How Duncan Jones's Mute is related to Moon.

Watch: Angela Lansbury performs "Beauty and the Beast" for a special anniversary event.

See: Ellen DeGeneres initiates some Disney and Pixar crossovers

Watch: A fake trailer for a Burt Macklin FBI movie.

Play: Jack Reacher video game

Watch: Hillary Clinton appeared on Between Two Ferns.

See: What animated superhero movies would look like made by Tim Burton

Watch: A fake trailer for a Studio Ghibli Legend of Zelda movie.

See: All of this week's best new posters

 

Our Features

Film Festival Reports: Our picks for the best of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival. And our picks for what to see at Fantastic Fest 2016.

Interviews: Antoine Fuqua on his Scarface remake. And on Vincent D'Onofrio's odd voiceBlair Witch filmmakers on mythology and deleted scares

Guest Post: Don Coscarelli on why art houses still matter.

Marvel Movie Guides: The top 10 MCU costumes. And how Dr. Strange can join the Avengers in the MCU.

Geek Movie Guide: Geek-friendly titles on the screenplay Black List

Sci-Fi Movie Guide: Looking at Operation Avalanche, Star Trek at 50 and more

Home Viewing: Our guide to everything hitting VOD this week.  And our guide to everything hitting Netflix next month.

 

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