The end of “Thor: Ragnarok” sends our intrepid heroes on a collision course with the mad Titan himself – Thanos. Since it happens in the first few minutes of “Avengers: Infinity War,” I don’t mind telling you that mostly off-screen encounter doesn’t turn out well… Read More »Anatomy of Avengers: Infinity War — Thor meets the Guardians of the Galaxy
In a classy move, Ryan Coogler, director of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has written a letter of gratitude to thank every one who helped propel the film to the best super hero movie opening ever and the 2nd best four-day opening weekend of all time.… Read More »Black Panther director Ryan Coogler thanks fans in letter
When Disney gave a big screen adaption of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel “A Wrinkle in Time” the green light, I was pleased to see Ava DuVernay’s name attached as Director. She had made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival for her second feature “Middle… Read More »Director Ava DuVernay discusses working on “A Wrinkle in Time”
Director Rian Johnson recently put the final touches on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth movie in a nine movie trio of trilogies in the Skywalker saga. Word from those who have seen an early cut of the movie is that Johnson has created… Read More »New Star Wars trilogy announced with Director Rian Johnson at head of creative team
Two days after announcing that its production of the second Star Wars anthology film, based on the young Han Solo character, would be parting ways with its directors, Lucasfilm has found a replacement director. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will take over the as-yet untitled… Read More »Director Ron Howard selected to take over production of Star Wars stand-alone Han Solo film
The U.S. Press Junket for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is just about to get under way and already the cat is out of the bag. Director James Gunn, whose passion and vision for this gang of misfits, has made the first two… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy Director signs on to complete the trilogy.
Fans of Disney animation living in southern California will want to make their way to Hollywood beginning this Thursday for the Countdown to Zootopia Disney Animation Festival that’s slated to run at the historic Hollywood El Capitan Theatre. While there are multiple showings each day,… Read More »El Capitan Theatre announces special guests for Disney Animation Festival
With the premier of Disney’s Tomorrowland under his belt, Brad Bird is set to return to his animation roots and a superhero family we’re all familiar with — The Incredibles. In an interview with Collider, Bird revealed that he’s already written “a bunch of pages”… Read More »Brad Bird’s next film will be Pixar’s “Incredibles 2,” then maybe Star Wars?