The New Zealand filmmaker has been put at the forefront of Disney’s push toward diversity. But, he tells BuzzFeed News, that doesn’t mean he’s committing to a career in studio movies.
But much more fun — sharks ftw.
Is there anything he can’t do?
There’s also a really excellent octopus.
To be fair, it’s not Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, either.
Andy Samberg’s mockumentary is a laugh-out-loud take on fame in the internet age.
Honestly, fuck the whole concept of this new romantic weepy about a woman tasked with convincing a man with quadriplegia who has a death wish — both played by able-bodied young stars — that life is worth living.
From a doc made by a former cult member to Jane Austen as she’s never been adapted before, here are some under-the-radar films to keep an eye out for this June.
From blockbuster directors to ones behind earnest indie dramas, here’s a list of famous and not-yet-famous names. It’s hardly complete, but it’s a place to start if you’re interested in Asian-American talent behind the camera.
The violent modeling fantasia of The Neon Demon, the lurid lesbian love story of The Handmaiden, and the rape-revenge character study of Elle are deftly made, headily stylish, and cracklingly clever. Nevertheless, they require a “but…”
The former couple arrives at Cannes with the very unfortunate aid worker romance The Last Face.
More early awards contenders for 2016 have cropped up: interracial marriage drama Loving and its star Ruth Negga, as well as Adam Driver in another lovely portrait of wedded life.
Stewart’s unconventional ghost story Personal Shopper isn’t the disaster its Cannes reception might suggest. But gory debut Raw, which led some viewers to leave the theater, is a lot more fun.
In Shane Black’s retro detective movie, Gosling shows off some unexpected physical comedy talent.
But then again, when are movies ever as dark or as weird as the Roald Dahl originals?
Café Society is a trifle of a film that can’t compete with the real, tough, ongoing conversations about its director.
Jodie Foster’s thriller is all about male egos and the women working behind the scenes to clean up their messes.
The very crowded new X-Men installment wastes last year’s breakout actor in a terminally silly role.
Cinema’s glitziest showcase kicks off this week with a slew of new movies from some of the greatest directors in the world. Here’s a guide to what to keep an eye out for.
In A Bigger Splash, a famous musician has her fabulous vacation ruined — or maybe improved — by unexpected visitors.