In the game of sketch comedy, few have proven themselves funnier than Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Their Comedy Central series Key & Peele had a prosperous five-season run as one of the more consistently funny, short-form comedy shows on television, with their writing and their performances always on point.
From the living dead to the walking dead, our fascination with zombies has completely infiltrated 21st century culture. What was once a small genre has developed into something that has infected cinephiles and has given us frightening scenarios to explore.
Given that we like to observe holidays early — putting up Christmas lights and the tree the moment after we’ve inhaled our Thanksgiving feast — it’s a good rule of thumb to not mention Christmas until November. However, Christmas comes early for horror movie fans.
How can two brothers involved in an early life of organized crime turn out to be so different?
The finger-snapping tunes, the permed-up hair, porn-star mustaches and embarrassing short-shorts — the ’80s were a definite goldmine of wonder, where the stakes and societal pressures were significantly lower compared to today.
Because of the sting Tom Hiddleston left with audiences as Loki (The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World), many were excited when word got out that the big bad Brit was taking on the role of beloved musical icon Hank Williams. It seemed like it would be a grand opportunity for Hiddleston to show another side to himself and stretch his acting muscles in a dramatic role.
Gal Gadot as Diana Prince walks in a scene from “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”
Easter Mysteries is a biblically based oratorio, a musical about the life, death, burial and ascension of Jesus Christ through the eyes of the Disciple Peter.
Based on the novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice (who attended the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University), The Young Messiah is about Jesus as a 7-year-old boy. Director Cyrus Nowrasteh’s groundbreaking film is centered on the biblical story of God taking on flesh, portrayed as a child in the care of divinely chosen parents.
Jumping into a pit full of energetic rockers with a beer in hand, yelling fiery lyrics at the top of your lungs — there’s nothing quite like a punk rock show.
Filmmaker Cyrus Nowrasteh’s pioneering The Young Messiah starts with a look into the life of 7-year-old Jesus and what his life as a child may have been like in biblical times. The screenplay, by the director and Betsy Giffen-Nowrasteh, is based on Anne Rice’s novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt but remains inspired by Scripture.
With nearly 80 years of experience in crafting animated adventures, Disney has become quite the expert at capturing the hearts and imaginations of our youth. There’s something genuinely magical about the studio’s ability to churn out enchanting spectacles filled with witty humor, vibrant visuals and charming characters.
The 88th annual Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Super Bowl for cinephiles, airs tonight.
The inventiveness of heist films runs thin in the streets of cinema. You can always expect a group of charming baddies looking for a quick cash grab, the by-the-book cop as their foil, and everything to go wrong and bullets to fly. Why would anything change when the genre dates back to the silent era?
After Thursday night unveiled Thin Line’s secret screening as Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny, a feature documentary on the life and work of the acclaimed Texas filmmaker (Boyhood, Dazed and Confused), and showcased many great films and shorts, the most impactful film came from filmmaker Josh Fox: How to Let Go of the World (and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change).
Finally, a new perspective on the greatest story ever told.