Posts by Charles Bramesco

Brace for nostalgia, the Toy Story 4 trailer is here

By Charles Bramesco

Butt-kicking Bo Peep! Evil ventriloquist dummies! An existential fork!

The Cannes-Netflix stalemate continues with a full shutout in 2019

By Charles Bramesco

Don’t expect to see Martin Scorsese on the Croisette this year.

Five Feet Apart

By Charles Bramesco

Two terminally-ill teens fall in love in this all-the-feels ‘rom-traum’ from director Justin Baldoni.

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Latest Avengers: Endgame trailer teases new uniforms, haircuts

By Charles Bramesco

Hawkeye has a mohawk in the new promo for the Russo brothers’ Marvel melee.

Broadway smash The Humans is coming to the silver screen

By Charles Bramesco

A24 has tapped Richard Jenkins, Steven Yeun, and Amy Schumer.

Love, Death & Robots

By Charles Bramesco

This NSFW animated anthology sees Tim Miller and David Fincher team up to disastrous effect.

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Steve Bannon gets the documentary treatment in The Brink trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The notorious Trump advisor is the subject of Alison Klayman’s latest.

Model students raise a little hell in the Booksmart trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein star in a distaff Superbad.

The Late Night trailer shakes up a hidebound talk show institution

By Charles Bramesco

Emma Thompson is an aging TV host; Mindy Kaling is the new staff writer challenging her to do more.

Netflix is turning ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ into a miniseries

By Charles Bramesco

The Spanish-language show will be the first filmed version of Gabriel García Márquez’s literary classic.

Star-packed Roger Ailes drama gets an awards season release

By Charles Bramesco

John Lithgow will play the late, disgraced head of Fox News.

Oscar Isaac wants to lead the upcoming Metal Gear Solid film

By Charles Bramesco

He’s already nailed Solid Snake’s permanent five o’clock shadow.

Rami Malek poised for villain role in Bond 25

By Charles Bramesco

Whether the Oscar-winning actor will make use of his own teeth has yet to be specified.

Pokémon run Pok-amok in the new Detective Pikachu trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Ryan Reynolds’ Pikachu is on the case (and a dangerous dose of caffeine.)

A new Blue Velvet release will contain a trove of lost material

By Charles Bramesco

Nearly an hour of unused scenes and alternate takes accompany the Criterion disc.

Denzel Washington likes Michael B Jordan for his next feature

By Charles Bramesco

Journal for Jordan, his directorial follow-up to Fences, will tally the cost of war on the home front.

Crank up the volume on the trailer for punk epic Her Smell

By Charles Bramesco

Elisabeth Moss whirls through director Alex Ross Perry’s latest like a hurricane.

Daniel Kaluuya may star in a different sort of Black Panther film

By Charles Bramesco

The Get Out star is in talks to play civil rights martyr Fred Hampton in a new drama.

Watch the trailer for The Souvenir, Joanna Hogg’s memoir of passion

By Charles Bramesco

Honor Swinton Byrne and her mother Tilda star in the critically-lauded drama.

American Girl dolls to come alive in new live-action film

By Charles Bramesco

Could this be Edwardian-era tot Samantha's big break?

Witness the origins of Middle-Earth in the Tolkien trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The new film explores the younger years of the Lord of the Rings author.

The Fab Four are no more in the Yesterday trailer

By Charles Bramesco

In Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’ new comedy, the Beatles have been erased from history.

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson fleece rich men in The Hustle trailer

By Charles Bramesco

This remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels reverses the gender dynamic.

Lars von Trier is now making his movies into diamonds

By Charles Bramesco

There is also a VR component to the strange new exhibition.

Will Ferrell reprises Ron Burgundy role for a new podcast

By Charles Bramesco

Listen to the first episode in the series now, recorded inside a glass case of emotion.

Jia Zhangke takes up the iPhone for a new short film

By Charles Bramesco

The Chinese director’s The Bucket is much more than a commercial.

Get four chilling glimpses of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

By Charles Bramesco

A quartet of ghouls appear in new previews for the horror anthology.

Hobbs and Shaw gets a testosterone-fuelled first trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham join forces in the Fast & Furious spin-off.

Pedro Almodóvar gets pensive in the Pain & Glory trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas star in the Spanish master’s 21st film.

Peter Jackson will chronicle the Beatles’ Let It Be sessions in new documentary

By Charles Bramesco

The director will draw on over 55 hours of never-before-seen footage.

Julie Dash will fight the power with an Angela Davis biopic

By Charles Bramesco

The civil rights leader will be the subject of the director’s first narrative feature since 1991.

RIP Dušan Makavejev – Founder of the Black Wave and lifelong radical

By Charles Bramesco

The pillar of midcentury Yugoslav cinema leaves an antic, subversive body of work.

After much delay, Xavier Dolan’s latest finally gets a trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The Death and Life of John F Donovan has had a long road to theatres.

Fiona Shaw and Kristin Scott Thomas join the Fleabag cast

By Charles Bramesco

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s breakout comedy is returning this year with some familiar faces.

Matthew McConaughey kicks back in new The Beach Bum trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He’s taking it nice and easy in Harmony Korine’s follow-up to Spring Breakers.

What will the future of Netflix look like?

By Charles Bramesco

The streaming giant has undergone a number of interesting shakeups in recent weeks.

Five things we learned from the 2019 Oscars nominations

By Charles Bramesco

Key takeaways from this year’s slate of Academy selections.

Steven Soderbergh takes on the NBA in High Flying Bird trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The director shot the feature on an iPhone 7 modified with special lenses.

An eerie new trailer for Claire Denis’ High Life has entered orbit

By Charles Bramesco

The French director’s sci-fi masterpiece stars Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche.

Billy Zane is playing Marlon Brando in a new biopic

By Charles Bramesco

Waltzing with Brando tracks the late Hollywood icon’s strange partnership with an architect.

Everything we know about Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

By Charles Bramesco

Checking in on the director’s long-gestating, Timothée Chalamet-starring sci-fi epic.

Jim Jarmusch teams up with experimental lute player for new album

By Charles Bramesco

‘An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil’ is out 8 February via Sacred Bones.

Martin Scorsese’s new Bob Dylan documentary is coming to Netflix

By Charles Bramesco

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story is set for release later this year.

Art will kill you in the Velvet Buzzsaw trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Dan Gilroy reteams with Jake Gyllenhaal for his urbane new psychothriller.

Regina Hall is 12 again in the trailer for Little

By Charles Bramesco

She stars alongside Issa Rae in the upcoming body-change comedy.

Could you watch a film inside a coffin?

By Charles Bramesco

A Swedish film festival is offering attendees a macabre new viewing experience.

The 76th Golden Globes – a night in soundbites

By Charles Bramesco

Silly, stirring, or sage, here are the evening’s choice quotes.

Fifty Shades Freed

By Charles Bramesco

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan go out with a whimper in this mildly titillating trilogy capper.

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The Post

By Charles Bramesco

Steven Spielberg recounts the story of the Pentagon Papers – with one eye on Donald Trump – in this strangely unsatisfying political drama.

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Stronger

By Charles Bramesco

David Gordon Green teams up with Jake Gyllenhaal to bring us a biopic that’s harder, better, faster...

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Girls Trip

By Charles Bramesco

There’s plenty to like about this fun and frisky comedy, not least the brilliant female cast.

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Riley Keough on why she loves working on independent movies

By Charles Bramesco

The American star discusses her role in the claustrophobic thriller It Comes at Night.

Baby Driver

By Charles Bramesco

Edgar Wright’s finely-tuned latest is a glorious joyride that will leave you spinning.

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Funeral Parade of Roses offers a peek into a hidden world

By Charles Bramesco

Toshio Matsumoto’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece offers a vital perspective on gender, sexuality and identity.

Daniel Clowes: ‘Wilson is like my nemesis – but I admire him also’

By Charles Bramesco

The renowned American comic artist discusses the latest adaptation of his work.

Moonlight

By Charles Bramesco

Barry Jenkins’ low-key examination of black life in America is an aching romance of the very highest order.

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What does death look like on Lonergan’s North Shore?

By Charles Bramesco

A Massachusetts native offers a candidly personal take on Manchester by the Sea.

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