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2018 Movies In Theaters

How many 2018 Movies In Theaters are there? Between January 1 and December 31, there are over five hundred movies in theaters. The most popular movie released in U.S. theaters in 2018 is Black Panther, which took in exactly $700 million. The movie with the lowest gross of 2018, so far, is Luis & the […]

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Lilo And Stitch Getting Live Action Remake

Lilo and Stitch are back. Lilo & Stitch, the 2002 animated movie from Walt Disney Pictures, is getting the live-action treatment, Wild About Movies has learned. Disney has hired up-and-comer Mike Van Waes to pen the script for the remake that will be produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback. The two are […]

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Halloween 2018 Review: Michael Meyers Is Back For More Blood

By Tim Nasson It’s hard to believe that the movie H20, the 20th anniversary sequel to the seminal 1978 horror movie Halloween, is 20 years old. I interviewed its stars, Jamie Lee Curtis and Josh Hartnett (who played her son) and thought to myself, why did the studio make this? It was awful. Michelle Williams […]

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Rupert Everett Talks The Happy Prince to WildAboutMovies

Rupert Everett sits down exclusively with Wild About Movies publisher Tim Nasson and editor Dylan Tracy to talk about his movie The Happy Prince, in theaters October 10, 2018. Everett wrote, directed and stars in The Happy Prince, a movie about the final years of author and playwright Oscar Wilde’s life. Everett has been acting […]

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First Man is Dramatically Dull But Viscerally Stunning

By Tim Nasson Let me make one thing clear, OK, two. First, Ryan Gosling is a great actor. I have found him to be one of the greatest living actors working since the movie The Notebook was released in 2004. Of course, he started out acting as a kid on The Mickey Mouse Club and […]

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A Star Is Born for a New Generation

By Dylan Tracy Bradley Cooper sings “Tell me something good…” and boy do I have something good to tell you about A Star Is Born. I’ll admit, I have not seen any of the previous three A Star Is Born films, so I do not have anything to compare this film to. A Star Is Born has been towards the […]

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A Simple Favor Review: Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively Steal the Film

By Tim Nasson – The movie A Simple Favor, directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), isn’t as funny as you might imagine it would be given its impressive cast of comedic actors – Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding (the breakout Eurasian star of Crazy Rich Asians), Andrew Rannels, Jean Smart (yes, of “Designing Women”) and […]

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Henry Cavill Is Out As Superman

Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara and chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group Toby Emmerich are looking to reinvigorate the studio’s DC Universe, which is still playing second fiddle to the Marvel Universe in terms of box office and critical acclaim. Just six years ago, when The Dark Knight Rises closed out the Christopher Nolan trilogy, DC was […]

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Burt Reynolds Dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star who got his start on the hit TV show Gunsmoke and who starred in films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit and who set out to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen — and wildly succeeded — has died. He was […]

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New Oscars “Most Popular Movie” Category Nixed for 2019

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced today “While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films […]

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iPic Scottsdale

iPic Theaters are, by far, the United States’ best movie theater experience. The chain has 15 locations, nationwide, with more on the way. iPic Scottsdale is completely renovated and iPic’s founder and CEO, Hamid Hashemi, tells WildAboutMovies.com founder Tim Nasson that all the changes are “plotted and calculated and curated, with hospitality at heart. We want you to […]

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Chris Evans Retiring From Captain America

Chris Evans just announced he has officially hung up his shield. After playing Captain America for nearly a decade, Evans tweeted that it was over. “Officially wrapped on Avengers 4. It was an emotional day to say the least. Playing this role over the last 8 years has been an honor. To everyone in front […]

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Schindler’s List Back In Theaters for 25th Anniversary

To commemorate the 25th anniversary release of Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece Schindler’s List, one of the most significant endeavors in the history of cinema, Universal Pictures will re-release the film with picture and sound digitally remastered—including in 4K, Dolby Cinema and Dolby Atmos—for a limited theatrical engagement on December 7, 2018, in theaters across the United […]

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Searching Is One of This Year’s Best Thrillers: Searching Review

By Tim Nasson – At first glance, especially taking a look at the poster and trailer of the movie Searching, you might think that it is just another low budget, B-movie thriller, reminiscent of the recent films Friend Request, Unfriended and Unfriended: Dark Web, which feature a bunch of unknown teens getting into all sorts […]

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2019 Palm Springs Film Festival

The 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will be held Thursday, January 3 through Monday, January 14, 2019. Highlights for the 2019 Palm Springs Film Festival include: On Thursday, January 3, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The list of honorees is sure to […]

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Crazy Rich Asians Gets A Sequel

The Crazy Rich Asians gang is getting back together in a story based on the second novel in the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy. Jon M. Chu, who directed the film (that Netflix wanted to buy and that he said no to), and that ruled the box office its first week in theaters, with a $35.3 […]

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Next James Bond Movie Finds Director (Replacing Danny Boyle)

Two huge pieces of 007 news were revealed in the middle of the night. First, MGM has found a new director for their 25th official James Bond movie. Second, they have also found a new release date for Daniel Craig’s fifth (and presumably final) 007 flick. Cary Fukunaga has been tapped to replace the departed Danny […]

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Natalie Portman to Star in Dear Abby/Ann Landers Movie

Natalie Portman is directing and starring as twin sisters Ann Landers and her twin sister “Dear Abby” in a drama about dueling advice columnists Esther and Pauline Friedman. Portman will play dual roles as the writers behind the Ann Landers and Dear Abby columns, which were the most popular articles in the thousands of newspapers […]

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Glenn Close Goes for (Oscar) Gold in The Wife

Beverly Hills, CA – “And the Oscar goes to… Glenn Close for The Wife.” That is what Sony Classics hopes will be announced at the next Oscars ceremony, (February 12, 2019), when the Best Actress statue is handed out. For the most part, Oscar contender movies are released in the fall, when voting is fresh […]

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Academy Plans Three Hour Oscars Telecast, Adds New Category

Huge changes are coming to the Oscars. Tuesday night, just five months after the lowest-rated Academy Awards telecast on record (only 26.5 million viewers tuned in), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors not only re-elected cinematographer John Bailey as its president, but also approved several major changes to the tradition-bound ceremony’s […]

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New Supergirl Movie from 22 Jump Street Writer In Development at Warner Bros

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are developing a new Supergirl film. They have hired 22 Jump Street writer Oren Uziel to write the script. The character has been played by Melissa Benoist in the CW series that’s heading into its fourth season, and is executive produced by Greg Berlanti. The superheroine first appeared in Action […]

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Robert Redford Says He Will Retire From Acting

Entertainment Weekly is touting that their recent interview with Robert Redford for his upcoming movie The Old Man and the Gun as the ‘exclusive’ quote from him where he says he ‘might’ be retiring from acting. The news about Redford’s impending retirement from acting has been around for two years, actually, so they’re most likely in bed […]

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$5 Off A Ticket to Venom

Want to get $5 Off A Ticket to Venom? If you’re an Amazon member, you can get $5 off your ticket, while supplies last. CLICK HERE. One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and bad-ass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom. Venom tells the story of the Marvel […]

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Jennifer Lopez to Star in Stripper Robin Hood Story Hustlers

Award-winning singer, actress, producer, and entertainer Jennifer Lopez has been cast in Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers. The film is inspired by the Jessica Pressler article in New York Magazine entitled, The Hustlers at Scores, which details a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. […]