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Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs Trailer Will Warm Your Cold, Dead Heart

He's back to animation with old favorites Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Tilda Swinton. Fantastic Mr. Fox has always quietly been among the best Wes Anderson films. It often doesn't get ranked among his classics, because it's his one animated outlier. But even though it's a bunch of stop-motion animals, it's Anderson at his sweetest. So it's nice to see him...

Trump is poisoning our institutions of government in myriad ways.

eckon Lost In The News is going to be a regular feature for a while hereabouts, what with our third killer hurricane in a month and the continuing adventures of The Volga Bagmen in the executive branch. But we do what we must do here in the shebeen, so when Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference...

Obama Makes Major Announcement That Has Republicans Shaking in Their Boots

Barack Obama still loves America even though he is no longer the president of the country. Obama is back to help the Democrats regain their loss. According to the Washington Post: Former President Barack Obama will formally re-enter the political fray this week less than six months after leaving office, headlining a fundraiser for a group that could prove critical to...

MELANIA TRUMP DEMANDS CROATIA TAKE DOWN BILLBOARDS

Imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English...and a good lawyer. Two billboards for an English-language school were quickly removed from the Croatian capital Tuesday after first lady Melania Trump threatened to sue because the use of her likeness suggested she had endorsed the school’s message, “Just imagine how far you can go with a little...

‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff Casts Another Key Member (Exclusive)

Clayton Cardenas becomes the second castmember of Kurt Sutter's 'Mayans MC.' FX's Sons of Anarchy spinoff, Mayans MC, is quickly adding castmembers. The pilot from Kurt Sutter has tapped Clayton Cardenas to co-star, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Mayans MC is set post-Sons of Anarchy and centers on EZ Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California/Mexico border who...

Sons of Anarchy spinoff pilot greenlit at FX

FX announced today that it will shoot a pilot for Mayans MC, the next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga that will be written by Kurt Sutter and his producing partner Elgin James. Sutter, who created the immensely popular SOA for FX, will direct the pilot episode. Production is set to begin in March. FX has hinted before about wanting...

The First Tomb Raider Trailer Looks Pretty Much Like a Movie Based on a Video Game

Alicia Vikander plays Lara Croft 16 years after Angelina Jolie. Movies based on video games are almost never a good idea. Reboots of movies based on video games couldn't possibly be any better, right? Or maybe that's the way to do it? Regardless, nearly 17 years after Angelina Jolie's original foray as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, Oscar winner Alicia...

Jordan Belfort Taught Leonardo DiCaprio How to Act High on Quaaludes for ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

"We were both on the floor, drooling." The real Wolf of Wall Street had to teach Leonardo Dicaprio how to "do" drugs because he had never taken any. And how do you teach someone what it's like to be high? By rolling around on the floor and drooling, apparently. Here's what Jordan Belfort says inspired that infamous quaaludes scene. While promoting his...

7 Directors Who Have Hated On Superhero Movies

Don't expect Ridley Scott's Captain America any time soon You don't need us to tell you that superhero movies are big business these days, accounting for some of the greatest successes in Hollywood's history. But that doesn't mean that everyone's a fan. Whether rightly or wrongly, here are some filmmakers who had harsh words for our saviours in spandex. 1. Ridley Scott The...

J.J. Abrams Has Been Chosen To Save ‘Star Wars IX’—He’s Our Only Hope

He'll replace Colin Trevorrow as the movie's writer and director J.J. Abrams will replace Colin Trevorrow as the director and writer of Star Wars IX, Lucasfilm has announced. "With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy," said Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy...