E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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New Netflix Instant Releases: September 2016
September is only a week away – can you believe it? – and with a new month comes a whole new batch of movies and shows to keep you stuck on your couch. Next month you can look forward to new Netflix Originals like the second season of ‘Narcos,’ ‘Chef’s Table…
‘Wonder Woman’ Plot Synopsis and Screenwriter Credits Revealed
Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, we have our first bit of news about Warner Bros.’ ‘Wonder Woman.’
Suck It Up ‘Ghostbusters’ Haters, the New Franchise Will be ‘Endless’
Dear Ghostbusters haters, are you still angry about Paul Feig‘s female reboot? Are your hands tired from typing one vile, misogynistic comment after the next on YouTube? Are you praying the new movie will bomb at the box office so your precious childhood will never be threatened again? Well, …
‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Review: Dogs and Cats Talking Together, Mass Hysteria
There’s nothing new or marvel about cute cuddly talking animals; they’ve been the center of animated feature films since the earliest days of animation. But in ‘The Secret Life of Pets,’ the age old shtick still works.
Tom Hanks Lands a Plane in the Hudson River in First ‘Sully’ Trailer
If you’re looking to cast an actor as a humble, honorable American hero in your movie, Tom Hanks is your man. He’s the kind of good guy the whole family can get behind, and who will make your dad tear up at the movies. And now he’s playing that role again, this time in pilot…
Meet the Colorful Singing ‘Trolls’ In the First Full Trailer
If DreamWorks did anything right for their upcoming ‘Trolls’ movie, it was making those ugly plastic dolls look a lot cuter in the movie. As someone of the Furby generation, I never quite understood why those creepy naked Danish dolls (where were their clothes?) became such a fad in th…
Watch ‘Now You See Me 2′ Mentalist Keith Barry Teach Us a Magic Trick
In the ‘Now You See Me’ movies, the power of hypnosis is the Four Horsemen’s most valuable magic trick. In the first movie the group of magicians used it to pull of a bank heist, and in the new sequel it becomes an ever more useful tool.
Bruce Willis’ Bank Gets Robbed in Trailer for Heist Movie ‘Marauders’
Heists and bad guys and good cops are all the rage for Bruce Willis lately.
We’re Sorry To Inform You a ‘Tetris’ Movie Trilogy Is Happening
In a world where cubed tiles fight to survive against other cubed tiles, the limit for space is an endless nightmare. They must turn left, they must spin right, and they must descend downward to claim a spot within in the vacant caverns of colored blocks. Prepare for … ‘TETRIS: THE MOV…
Jeff Bridges’ Texas Ranger Hunts Chris Pine’s Bank Robber in ‘Hell or High Water’ Trailer
Most people probably don’t take the idiom ‘come hell or high water’ to the same extremes as Chris Pine and Ben Foster in their latest movie. While nothing may stop them from saving their family farm, Jeff Bridges’ Texas Ranger won’t let them get away with how they …
Disney Announces Release Dates of Four Live-Action Fairy Tales, Here’s What They Could Be
Disney announced a slate of 19 upcoming films with release dates through 2020. In addition to Marvel’s Ant-Man 2, three untitled Marvel movies and the release date for The Incredibles 2, Disney also revealed dates for four new live-action fairy tales. According to Variety, the untitled fairy …
Matthew McConaughey Does Not Look Like Matthew McConaughey in His New Movie ‘Gold’
Remember the days of a tanned, shirtless Matthew McConaughey? How about the suave bearded McConaughey at the Oscars? We regret to inform you that such things exist only in the past.