Today in Movie Culture: Quentin Tarantino’s Style, Keanu Reeves in ‘Scarface,’ a More Faithful ‘Lion King’ and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Filmmaker in Focus Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opens this weekend, and while the filmmaker has made fewer than 10 features, there’s…

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Toy Story 4’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Midsommar’ Toys, Overthinking ‘The Lion King’ and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   VFX Breakdown of the Day Pixar has outdone themselves with Toy Story 4, in which the characters are so detailed they almost look real. Animation…

Disgraced Former Rep. Todd Akin Donated to Steve King After ‘White Supremacy’ Comments

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Reuters Just weeks after Rep. Steve King (R-IA) appeared to publicly defend the idea of white supremacy, he received a four-figure donation from a political group run by a controversial one-time colleague, disgraced former Rep.…

Next 3 Live-action Disney Remakes: ‘Aladdin,’ ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’

Disney's all-new live-action adventure Dumbo launched into theaters over the weekend, offering up an expanded framework for the classic story of an elephant that can fly. Audiences responded to the fantasy more so than critics, according to Rotten Tomatoes, and…

‘SNL’ Cold Open Features R. Kelly, Gayle King Interview, Hidden Cameras, And The Jail King — Watch Video

The R. Kelly, Gayle King interview received the SNL treatment over the weekend and the video has gone viral. Leslie Jones portrayed the journalist and CBS This Morning co-host who interviewed Robert Sylvester Kelly “R. Kelly” portrayed by Kenan Thompson.…

Keegan-Michael Key – “Friends from College,” Shakespeare & “The Lion King” | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants…

Is Rep. Steve King Racist? Enter Trevor Noah: Racism Detective | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants…

‘Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah Offers Definitive Proof That Steve King Is a ‘Racist’

Comedy Central This Tuesday, as even Republicans in Congress were denouncing their colleague Steve King’s comments about white supremacy, an NBC News memo leaked instructing reporters to “avoid characterizing [King’s] remarks as racist.” The media organization eventually had to backtrack…

‘Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah Offers Definitive Proof That Steve King Is a ‘Racist’

Comedy Central This Tuesday, as even Republicans in Congress were denouncing their colleague Steve King’s comments about white supremacy, an NBC News memo leaked instructing reporters to “avoid characterizing [King’s] remarks as racist.” The media organization eventually had to backtrack…

The Week in Movie News: Scott Derrickson to Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2,’ New ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Trailer and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Doctor Strange 2 holds on to director Scott Derrickson: Marvel is moving forward with a sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange with a planned…

‘King Kong’: Spectacular giant puppet can’t make up for lack of complex characters and cohesive music

Stare hard into the gorgeous eyes of that gigantic gorilla, people: they’re deep emotional pools, transfixing in their moist, needy intensity. If they gave out Tony Awards for peepers on puppets, King Kong would already be monkeying with his acceptance…