February 24th-March 1st

Trailers reaction

 

Candyman

By Alexandra

Don't. Say. His. Name. Specifically, don't say it five times looking in a mirror, or he'll kill you. Who would do that, right? Well, hold your horses!

"Candyman" is simultaneously the fourth film in the 1992 franchise and a fresh take on Clive Baker's original short story about a slave who is murdered and who becomes an urban legend. From horror film extraordinaire Jordan Peele ("Us", "Get Out") comes a thrilling motion picture starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ("Us") and Teyonah Parris ("If Beale Street Could Talk").

"Candyman" is out in the UK on 12 June 2020.

 

Saint Maud

By Christiana

A surprisingly unsettling psychological horror film that takes on curious religion practices, depicting the disturbing path chosen by a nurse who feels responsible to take care of every patient`s soul.

The thriller hits theatres on April 3rd. Starring Morfydd Clark ("Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", "The Personal History of David Copperfield").

 

Rumble

By Alexandra

Monsters are wrestlers and humans train them. "Rumble" is the story of underdog monster Steve (voice Will Arnett)  who is trained by Winnie (voice Geraldine Viswanathan) to take part in the biggest competition against the fierce champion Tentacular (Terry Crews).

"Rumble" is out on 5 February 2021.

 

Richard Jewell

By Christiana

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Richard Jewell

By Christiana

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The High Note

By Christiana

The struggling life of a middle-aged black singer constantly pushing boundaries, played by Tracee Ellis Ross ("Black-ish"), intertwines with that of her talented assistant and composer who just wants to make a name for herself (Dakota Johnson). The rest is music.

"The High Note" comes out in May.

Bonus news of the week

 

`Indiana Jones 5` news

By Christiana

Steven Spielberg steps out as director of the new "Indiana Jones" film and James Mangold ("Ford v. Ferrari" producer) steps in.

 

`Sammy Davis Jr` biopic news

By Christiana

"Luke Cage" and "Sons of Anarchy" writer, Charles Murray, is set to write the script for a Sammy Davis Jr. biopic.

 

`American Horror Story 10`

casting news

By Christiana

Ryan Murphy posted the official list of actors and actresses featured in the upcoming season of the beloved horror anthology, American Horror Story. Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Macaulay Culkin, Leslie Grossman, Billie Lourd, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Angelica Ross, Adina Porter and Finn Wittrock have joined the cast.

 

February 17th-23rd

Trailers reaction

Run

By Christiana

This Mother`s Day, Sarah Paulson will take center stage as an obsessive mother in a new horror that is guaranteed to frighten you. Kiera Allen plays the home schooled daughter that starts to question her mother`s sanity and who begins to gradually find out a deep, dark truth about her.

"Run" premieres on May 8th.

Endings Beginnings

By Alexandra

"Endings, Beginnings" shows Daphne (Shailene Woodley) trying to focus on herself after a break-up, until one day she meets Jack (Jamie Dornan) and Frank (Sebastian Stan), two very different friends to whom she finds herself equally attracted.

Choosing between the two is difficult, as they both appeal to different sides of her personality and picking one might mean burying the other side of her. The UK release date is not known yet, but the film is out in the USA on 1 May 2020.

The Plot Against America

By Alexandra

What if Roosevelt hadn't won the 1940 election and the Nazi sympathiser Charles Lindbergh became president? "The Plot Against America" explores that alternative history and how that would have affected the development of the USA.
 

Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan and Morgan Spector are part of the cast in this Phillip Roth story adapted by David Simon and Ed Burns. "The Plot Against America" will be out on Now TV later this year.

Amazing Stories

By Alexandra

The 1985 series created by Steven Spielberg is being brought back by Apple TV+ for ten episodes. The trailer shows several stories with a hint of supernatural (a grandfather who becomes a superhero?), nostalgia and imagination.
 

There are not many details about the plot, but one could watch the original series for a taste. The series is due to come out in the US on 6 March 2020, but nothing is known about the UK release.

Bonus news of the week

`Friends` news

By Christiana

HBO Max has officially announced a `Friends` reunion will be up on the streaming platform soon.

`Borderlands`

news

By Christiana

Actor Eli Roth is set to direct a film based on the "Borderlands" video game.

`Borderlands`

news

By Christiana

Actor Eli Roth is set to direct a film based on the "Borderlands" video game.

`The Stars At Noon` casting news

By Christiana

Robert Pattinson and Margaret Qualley will star in A24`s upcoming film.

February 10th-16th

Trailers reaction

The French Dispatch

By Alexandra

The most Wes Anderson film that Wes Anderson has every made will soon be in a cinema near you. No point really in naming the stars, as he's got all of them for this motion picture which depicts the work of a journalist who fights to publish stories that he loves.
 

It's said to be based on Anderson's appreciation for the New Yorker and to be a character portrait of a dedicated journalist.
 

"The French Dispatch" is out on 28 August 2020 in the UK

Gangs of London

By Alexandra

Based on the eponymous 2006 video game, "Gangs of London" portrays the wars and clashes of criminal gangs in London and is a joint British and American production. The trailer is full of adrenaline and boasts climax after climax in the turbulent thug-of-war of London and International criminal organisations.
 

The series doesn't have a release date yet, but it will be out on Sky later in the year.

The Green Knight

By Alexandra

"The Green Knight" is a dark film that shows Sir Gawain, one of King Arthur's knights, who recklessly responds to a challenge issued by The Green Knight- challenge which says that whatever blow someone deals to the latter, they have to be accepted to receive the same one year and a day later.
 

The picture is directed by David Lowery and stars Dev Patel (Sir Gawain), Ralph Ineson (The Green Knight) and Alicia Vikander (Lady), among others.
 

There is no release date yet for the UK, but it is out in USA on 29 May.

Bonus news of the week

`Indiana Jones` 5

news

By Christiana

Harrison Ford will star in an upcoming installment of the Indiana Jones franchise.

`Aladdin 2`

news

By Christiana

Guy Ritchie is set to return to direct the sequel and John Gatnis and Andrea Berloff are set to write the script.

`Wonder Woman 1984` casting news

By Christiana

Kristen Wiig is officially playing Cheetah in the upcoming Wonder Woman sequel.

January 27th-February 2nd

Trailers reaction

Fast&Furious 9

By Alexandra

The 10th installment of the Fast and Furious franchise is back with crazier-than-ever physics-defying stunts. It seemed that all Dom (Vin Diesel) wanted is to settle down, but he cannot avoid his past, which puts him face-to-face with his thief, assaasin and professional car driver brother- Jacob (John Cena).
 

Brother goes against brother, as Cipher (Charlize Theron), a criminal mastermind, aids Jacob, while Dom gets his team behind him.
 

Fast&Furious 9 is out on 22 May in the UK.

Swallow

By Alexandra

Hunter (Haley Benent) is a housewife who marries rich and finds her life increasingly suffocating and controlled. Unhappy, she begins an obsession with swallowing objects that are increasingly dangerous.
 

Carlo Mirabella-Davis' directorial debut looks intense and thrilling, as he crafts Hunter's claustrophobic battle for independence.

Bonus news of the week

`The Crown: Season 5`

casting news

By Christiana

"The Crown" has been renewed for another season, featuring Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth.

`Peter Pan and Wendy` casting news

By Christiana

Margot Robbie is reportedly in talks for the role of Tinkerbell in the live-action "Peter Pan and Wendy".

`Little Shop of Horrors` casting news

By Christiana

Scarlett Johansson and Taron Egerton are reportedly starring in the "Little Shop of Horrors" remake as Audrey and Seymour.

"The Thing" remake news

By Christiana

"The Thing" is being remade by Blumhouse and Universal with new content from the novel.

"The Matrix 4" casting news

By Christiana

Priyanka Chopra is in final talks to star in the upcoming installment of "The Matrix".

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