Thor: Ragnarok , the threequel in the ongoing saga of the Asgardian Avenger, finds our hammer-less hero (again played by Chris Hemsworth) trapped by a cosmic being and forced to fight his not-so-jolly green friend, the Hulk (with Mark Ruffalo back as Bruce Banner). Meanwhile, across the galaxy, Thor’s homeland is facing destruction. Along with returning characters like Tom Hiddleston’s Loki, Anthony Hopkins’s Odin, and even Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange, the film introduces Cate Blanchett as the death-goddess Hela and Tessa Thompson as Thor’s formidable ally Valkyrie. ...
On May 25, 1977, George Lucas unleashed Star Wars on an unsuspecting planet Earth. Lucasfilm and its partners are pulling out all the stops to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film (now known as Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope). At last weekend’s New York Toy Fair, Hasbro unveiled its premium 6-inch Black Series figures based on the original, classic Kenner lineup.
As Peter O’Toole said when he received an honorary Oscar in 2002 after eight unsuccessful nominations in the competitive categories, “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride, my foot.” Leonardo DiCaprio may have broken his losing streak with last year’s win for Best Actor in "The Revenant," but some people are still waiting for gold. These folks included here may not own an Oscar, but they’re all winners in our book. A few of the honorees below are nominated again this year, so watch the Oscars on Feb. 26 to see if they finally get their trophy.
For 10 days every winter, Hollywood's brightest stars pack their finest ski-wear and head to the snowy climes of Park City, Utah, for the annual Sundance Film Festival. With this year’s fest set to kick off on Thursday, we thought we'd flashback 15 years to January 2002, when some very famous faces were fest-bound.
The unsinkable movie star Debbie Reynolds died on Dec. 28 at age 84, just one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. While we mourn her passing, let’s take a look back at some of the Hollywood legend’s most memorable roles.
Moana may not consider herself to be a traditional Disney princess, but as her wayfinding companion Maui points out in the Mouse House's newest animated blockbuster, she possesses two of the essential elements that define Disney royalty: a dress and an animal sidekick. To be fair, animal sidekicks aren't the exclusive companions of Disney princesses; a variety of the studio's heroes have benefitted from the companionship of various critters. We've ranked some of Disney's best and brightest animal sidekicks — as well as a pair of Pixar-generated creatures, who joined the Disney canon in the wake of the studio’s 2006 acquisition — focusing exclusively on the ones that have accompanied human heroes. (In other words, don't go looking for Simba's buddies, Timon and Pumbaa.
We always imagined Isla Nublar being a little more tropical, a little more remote. But there it is, smack dab in Center City Philadelphia… at least for the next few months. Beginning Friday and extending through April, Philly’s Franklin Institute will host the U.S. premiere of Jurassic World: The Exhibition, an immersive experience that aims to transport visitors to the dinosaur-populated island of movie infamy, with less deadly results. Related: All the Easter Eggs, Callbacks and Inside Jokes in ‘Jurassic World’ The installation, which opened to sell-out crowds earlier this year at Australia’s Melbourne Museum, features life-sized animatronic creatures based on species and settings from the Jurassic films.
Attention Twihards! Bids just opened on a massive lot of Twilight props, costumes, and immortal baubles that are up for auction over at the Prop Store. Summit Entertainment released over 900 items including Bella’s gaudy engagement ring, Renesmee’s crib, and multiple gray T-shirts that look like nothing special until you remember that they were worn by Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson. The auction will take place over Nov. 19 and 20, so browse now.
In the new crime drama ‘Legend’ (expanding in theaters this week), Tom Hardy becomes just the latest in a long line of actors who’ve had us seeing double as they play identical twins in a movie. Click through for a mini-history of this time-tested cinematic phenomenon.
Tapped out on the Star Wars Holiday Special (you aren’t alone!) but still need more Jedi with your jingle bells? Here’s a fun and challenging do-it-yourself holiday pastime courtesy of graphic designer Anthony Herrera: Star Wars snowflakes!
From remote-controlled BB-8s to books and lightsabers, there’s plenty of ‘Star Wars’-themed holiday cheer to spread around this season. Click through to see nearly every official The Force Awakens item you can still get your hands on. It’s not too late!
When a dystopian world cheerily televises the slaughter of youths for sport, you can expect a whole lot of death. Now that the Hunger Games series is reaching its conclusion with Mockingjay — Part 2, Yahoo Movies has compiled a list of the most momentous casualties across all four movies. Spoilers follow! (Photos: Lionsgate Entertainment
‘Star Trek Beyond,’ the third movie in the reboot series, wrapped production this week in Dubai. It won’t hit theaters until July 22, 2016, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate all the snaps from the set. Click through to see the images the cast and crew of the good ship Enterprise shared along the way.
Star Wars Celebration brought out dozens of Darths, myriad Mandalorians, loads of Leias, a plethora of Padmes... heck, there was even a Jar Jar sighting. Enjoy these highlights
The galactically cool book 'Star Wars Art: A Poster Collection' lands next week, but we've got a preview of some of the more awesome 'Star Wars' art.
While leading contenders like 'Boyhood', 'Birdman,' and 'The Theory of Everything' earned the expected nods, there were some real shockers at the early morning Oscar nominations ceremony. Big names like Jennifer Aniston and David Fincher did not hear their names called, and neither did supposed 'Selma' shoo-ins director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo. Here's a long list of all the big shockers you'll be talking about for the rest of the day.
With Big Hero 6, the studio was entering new territory altogether, marking both its first anime-inspired film and the first movie based on Marvel Comics in its nearly 90-year history. A few of those images are included in the Art of Big Hero 6 book, a book worth checking out if you’re enticed by the stills below. Boy-genius Hiro Hamada spends a lot of time building silly inventions before called to duty.
From Reese Witherspoon to Emily Blunt, it was a star-studded evening on Saturday night as Hollywood's A-list actors attended the Governors Awards, put on by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.