New month, new titles. Take a look at everything coming to Hulu in December.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, OSCAR SEASON! Over the next few months we’ll have tons of coverage on what films may get nominated this year, what chances the nominees have and much, much, more. We’re starting our full Oscar Season Coverage with a rundown of how the Oscars work. (Be sure to keep an eye out for all of our Award Season coverage under our “Golden Rule” Banner)
You may have seen the trailer for the independent film Sorry To Bother You earlier this year. It stars Lakeith Stanfield who has been growing in popularity thanks to a small role in last year’s Get Out and the TV show Atlanta. The supporting cast features Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok), Arnie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name), Terry Crews (Brooklyn 99), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Omari Hardwick (Power), Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts), and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon), as well as the voice talents of David Cross (Arrested Development), Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs), and Lily James (Baby Driver). That cast alone is incredibly inviting. The trailers sold the film as a story about a black man, Cassius Green, who takes a job at a telemarketing service. He uses his “white voice” to become a “power caller,” rising within the ranks of the company and discovering more than what he anticipated. But this film is so much more than that.
Today we start a new series on Poor Man’s Spoiler entitled “The Legacy Of.” These articles will take a look at films and TV series that have made in impact in some way. We’ll take a look at the things these series and films have changed, the behind the scenes stories that helped redefine the medium, and the way our culture was influenced by them. We begin with a look at The Nightmare Before Christmas which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. Continue reading The Legacy of “Nightmare Before Christmas”
The Old man and the Gun is a heartwarming, charming film that would be nearly perfect if not for one specific casting choice.
Writer-Director Drew Goddard has grown a career with genre material: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lost, Cabin in the Woods, The Martian. His writing lends itself to ensemble pieces, where every character is a piece of a puzzle. Bad Times at the El Royale is the largest and best puzzle yet.
After years in development, the newest adaptation of A Star Is Born is now in theaters. It is directed by Bradley Cooper and written by Cooper, Eric Roth, and Will Fetters. The film stars Cooper as Jackson “Jack” Maine, a rockstar with addiction issues, who discovers and falls in love with the immensely talented Ally, played by Lady Gaga.