Luca Guadagnino on tapping into his romantic side

(From left) Taylor Russell as Maren and Timothée Chalamet as Lee in Bones And Alldirected by Luca GuadagninoPhoto: Yannis Drakoulidis / Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures For his new movie Bones And Alldirector Luca Guadagnino beautifully combines many of the extraordinary qualities of his previous two projects, the mesmerizing one-two punch of Call Me By Your … Read more

Everything we know about the Willow series on Disney Plus

Warwick Davis in WillowPhoto: Courtesy of Lucasfilm Just after Thanksgiving this year, ’80s fantasy fans will get a new dose of Willow when the Disney+ series starring Warwick Davis debuts, continuing the story of Ron Howard’s classic film. It’s been almost 35 years since the film debuted its story of an unlikely hero (Warwick Davis) … Read more

Nocebo star Eva Green on horror acting and playing “dark” roles

Eva GreenPhoto: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images (Getty Images) Eva Green is one of those actors who dabbles in enough psychological horror projects that it’s tempting to break the ice in an interview by asking her, “Are you okay?” But as the Penny Dreadful and Miss Peregrine star reveals, there’s both complexity and more fun to … Read more

British drama Mood is daring and unmissable

Lara Peake and Nicole Lecky in moodPhoto: AMC+/BBC America mood‘s frenzied opening scene sets the tone for what to expect from the British drama and its leading heroine. Aspiring singer Sasha Clayton (Nicôle Lecky) hazily goes from filming a music video to partying in a club to crying on the street to possibly committing arson. … Read more

What’s On TV, Oct 30 to Nov 3: The White Lotus, Blockbuster

Aubrey Plaza in The White Lotus; Randall Park in blockbuster; Joseph Morgan in TitansPhoto: Francesca D’Angelo/HBO; Netflix; HBO Max Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks or must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, October 30 to Thursday, November 3. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops … Read more

Before Guardians, James Gunn made some weird superhero movies

Fun fact: James Gunn is actually in this picture—he’s the tiny guy on Thomas Haden Church’s shoulder. left: The Specials (Screenshot: YouTube), Right: Super (Screenshot: YouTube) Fair to say that this past week has been the biggest one of James Gunn’s career: Eight years after making an international name for himself with Marvel’s Guardians Of … Read more

Aquaman director James Wan on Insidious and Insidious Chapter 2

James WanPhoto: Daniel Boczarski (Getty Images for Warner Bros) Halloween is the one holiday with no shortage of good movie recommendations. Unlike Christmas, there are more than, like, five good options and plenty of variations within the horror genre to fit the viewer’s needs. But when someone needs a down-and-dirty movie with plenty of scares, … Read more

Martin McDonagh on directing The Banshees Of Inisherin

(Center) Martin McDonagh (Dominik Bindl/WireImage); (left and right) The Banshees Of Inisherin (Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures)graphics: Jimmy Hasse Cinematic synergy between filmmaker and museum abounds, but there may be no better combination of a director and two actors than Martin McDonagh and Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. The co-stars channeled McDonagh’s trademark dark humor back … Read more

What’s On TV, Oct 21-23: From Scratch, The Peripheral

Eugenio Mastrandrea and Zoe Saldaña in From Scratch; Chloe Grace Moretz in The PeripheralPhoto: Jessica Brooks/Netflix; Prime Video Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday, October 21, to Sunday, October 23. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on Sundays.] … Read more

Season 4, Episode 7, “Snipe Hunt”

Donald Glover as Earn Marks and Zazie Beetz as Van Photo: Guy D’Alema/FX Compared to the last three episodes of Atlanta, a truly stellar run of laugh-out-loud examples of the show’s chameleonic modes, “Snipe Hunt” is very chill. There’s no city landmarks or intricate surrealist set piece; the conflict is interior instead of introducing some … Read more