Major guilds announce film nominees, clarifying Oscar field
Hopes that a few of last year’s biggest box-office hits, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and “No Time to Die,” might join the best-picture Oscar race were dealt a blow Thursday when several of Hollywood’s top guilds announced their film nominations.
Haunting portraits of abandoned houses
Grand old homes that had seen better days are the subject of photographer Bryan Sansivero, who relishes capturing abandoned houses as eerie time capsules to their owners' past lives. Correspondent Martha Teichner tags along as Sansivero preserves some faded Connecticut houses from the 18th and 19th centuries with his vintage Rollieflex camera.news.yahoo.com
Review: Denis Villeneuve's doom-laden, dynamite 'Dune'
Hot as it may be on Arrakis, the desert planet that draws the universe’s most powerful interests to its mineral-rich but inhospitable sands, Villeneuve’s film is a solemn slow burn. This “Dune,” a cool-headed colossus, erects a massive, brutalist architecture of otherworldly science-fiction to craft a big-screen spectacle of thundering splendor. Villeneuve does atmospheric exteriors more than he does emotional interiors.news.yahoo.com
Jason Momoa was ‘completely’ in debt after ‘Game of Thrones’: ‘We were starving’
Jason Momoa is best known in Hollywood for his roles in high-profile projects like "Game of Thrones," "Aquaman" and the upcoming "Dune" adaptation. Momoa started his career in 1999 when he landed a role on "Baywatch" after the show held an open casting call in Hawaii. "We were starving after 'Game of Thrones,'" he told InStyle. Momoa's "Game of Thrones" character was killed off in season one, before the show became a massive hit. After her second worldwide tour, The Monster Ball, which ran from 2009 to 2011, Lady Gaga found herself $3 million in debt.cnbc.com
The Mandalorian inadvertently uncovers a dark secret in season 2, episode 4 'The Siege'
Related: The Greatest 'Star Wars' Movie Plot Twists of All TimeThe Razor Crest has been remade more times than "A Christmas Carol." (Image credit: Disney Plus/Lucasfilm)We cut to what appears to be the Armorer's former beskarworks in the one-time underground stronghold for the Mandalorians on Nevarro. "The Mandalorian" is clearly made by people who love "Star Wars" and that makes it stand-out sci-fi. That has fascinated me since I was a child, and I love the idea of the darker, freakier side of 'Star Wars,' the 'Mad Max' aspect of 'Star Wars.'" (Image credit: Disney Plus/Lucasfilm)The adventures of our heroes that we created needed to be … scaled down just a little bit.space.com
Buck Rogers finally set to return to both the big and small screen: report
Legendary Entertainment is finalizing the last details to secure the screen rights to one of sci-fi's oldest and most underused characters, Buck Rogers. In a freak mishap, Ranger 3 and its pilot, Captain William 'Buck' Rogers, are blown out of their trajectory into an orbit which freezes his life support systems, and returns Buck Rogers to Earth ... 500 years later." Graphic novel author Frank Miller tried to bring life to a Buck Rogers movie in 2008, but sadly it never got off the ground. In fact, the Glen A. Larson TV series was the last time Buck was in space, just shy of 40 years ago. "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: The Complete Remastered Series" on Blu-ray is available on Amazon.space.com
Fourth-generation movie theater operator says chain is months from bankruptcy
B&B Theatres, the sixth-largest cinema chain in the U.S., has been operating for nearly 100 years. Its owners now say it is months away from filing for bankruptcy protection. During that time, B&B Theatres was unable to pay full rent and had to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to repair its projectors because the machinery had sat unused for so long. Bagby is part of the fourth generation of his family to operate the theater chain. Bagby said his company has lost millions this year and the only hope for B&B Theatres is new content.cnbc.com
'Dune' ditches 2020, while AMC commits to staying open
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Timothee Chalamet, left, and Rebecca Ferguson in a scene from "Dune." Warner Bros. said late Monday that its sci-fi pic Dune will now open in October 2021, instead of this December. The studio also pushed back its Matrix sequel by 8 months to late 2021 and The Batman to 2022. Warner Bros. said late Monday that its sci-fi pic “Dune” will now open in October 2021, instead of this December. When Warner Bros. moved “Dune” to Oct. 1, 2021, it took “The Batman” release date, pushing that film to March 2022.
'Dune' release reportedly pushed back to October 2021
The release of sci-fi epic "Dune" has been delayed until next October, according to Deadline. The film from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures has already had its release pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. Deadline reported that the postponed date coincides with the release of Warner Bros.' "The Batman," which suggests that the comic book movie's release could also have a new date. "Dune" is the latest would-be blockbuster to see its release pushed back. A representative for Warner Bros. did not immediately respond to a request for comment from CNBC.cnbc.com