Variety

The Simpsons Earns Two-Season Renewal

Monday, May. 04 2015, 03:15 PM

Springfield's finest will be back for Seasons 27 and 28 -- bringing the show's episode total to 625.


Rotten Tomatoes

New on DVD & Blu-Ray: Selma, Fifty Shades of Grey, and More

Monday, May. 04 2015, 03:12 PM

This week on home video, we've got a couple of Oscar nominees (including one that actually took home a trophy), a much anticipated book adaptation for the ladies, a few Certified Fresh TV seasons, and a number of smaller films of varying degrees of quality. Read on for the full list.


ScreenRant

The It Movie Has Found Its Pennywise

Monday, May. 04 2015, 01:02 PM

...And he's Will Poulter ("We're the Millers").


Deadline Hollywood Daily

John Wick 2 in the Works

Monday, May. 04 2015, 12:55 PM

Lionsgate is officially moving forward with a sequel.


Variety

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cast Revealed in New Photos

Monday, May. 04 2015, 12:53 PM

A slew of new photos ? and details about the film ? courtesy of an Annie Leibovitz shoot published in the new Vanity Fair.


Variety

Sela Ward Joins Independence Day Sequel

Monday, May. 04 2015, 12:52 PM

Say hello to Roland Emmerich's new President of the United States.


Variety

Orlando Jones Departs Sleepy Hollow

Monday, May. 04 2015, 12:51 PM

Frank Irving won't be back for Season Three.


SomethingElse! Reviews

The Editing Battle That Almost Changed Vertigo Completely

Monday, May. 04 2015, 12:46 PM

Dan Auiler, author of "Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic," shares the behind-the-scenes story of how a crucial sequence was edited out -- then put back in at the last minute.


Rotten Tomatoes

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Avengers: Age of Ultron Posts Second Highest Opening Weekend of All Time

Sunday, May. 03 2015, 03:02 PM

It didn't match lofty industry expectations, however the super hero jumbo-pack sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron still did colossal business and generated the second biggest opening weekend of all-time with an estimated $187.7M. That was 10% below the record $207.4M of its predecessor The Avengers from this same weekend in 2012, but ahead of every other movie in history as it kicked off another busy summer movie season.


Variety

Josh Trank Exits Star Wars Anthology Film

Friday, May. 01 2015, 05:40 PM

"Creative differences" strike again.


Rotten Tomatoes

Weekly Ketchup: Female Jump Street Spinoff and MIB Crossover Officially in the Works

Friday, May. 01 2015, 05:26 PM

This week's Ketchup covers ten top stories from the world of film development news, including stories about such movies as Death Note, Independence Day 2, Robotech, and Avatar 5.


Rotten Tomatoes

6 Summer Movies Off the Radar Worth Checking Out

Friday, May. 01 2015, 03:01 PM

Summertime is synonymous with the biggest, boldest movies that Hollywood has to offer. Nothing wrong with that, of course, but if you're in the mood for something off the beaten path, there are ample treasures to be found this season. Here are just a few of the smaller releases that we at Rotten Tomatoes think are worth your time.


Rotten Tomatoes

Parental Guidance: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Far from the Madding Crowd, and Paddington

Friday, May. 01 2015, 12:02 PM

This week, Christy gives us the lowdown on the big budget sequel to the Marvel behemoth The Avengers, the latest adaptation of a Thomas Hardy novel, and on DVD, the well-received adaptation of a beloved British children's book. Read on for details.


Rotten Tomatoes

The Chicago Critics Film Festival: Unique Films Chosen by the Critics

Friday, May. 01 2015, 11:33 AM

Two years ago, the Chicago Film Critics Association wanted to shine a spotlight on new films that its members felt were worthy of more recognition, and the Chicago Critics Film Festival was born. With guests ranging from Sarah Polley and David Wain to Dick Miller and William Friedkin, the fest has sought to highlight both veteran filmmakers and emerging talent, and it's the only one of its kind to be hosted and curated by members of a film critics organization. With the third annual CCFF kicking off today, RT interviewed Erik Childress, writer for eFilmcritic and WGN Radio and the founder of the festival, to find out how it came about and what its philosophy is.


Rotten Tomatoes

10 TV Shows Worth Binge-Watching in May

Friday, May. 01 2015, 11:06 AM

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May binge-watching, and you have plenty to choose from this month. From the sweeping gangster epic Boardwalk Empire now on DVD, to the zippy tech drama Halt and Catch Fire returning for season two, you can be sure to never glimpse a single petal of those May flowers!


Rotten Tomatoes

Seinfeld Is Coming to Hulu

Thursday, Apr. 30 2015, 05:18 PM

This week in TV news, Hulu is giving you nine seasons of Seinfeld while NBC wants you to binge-watch Aquarius. Plus, Roots heads for a re-boot, but Helix and Revenge reach the end of the line.


Rotten Tomatoes

Video: Learn How To Dress and Live from Iris

Thursday, Apr. 30 2015, 04:39 PM

In documentarian Albert Maysles film Iris, he illustrates how the life of fashionista Iris Apfel continues long past any trend on the runway. Grae Drake finds out how from the woman herself how to live life to the fullest, Iris-style.


Rotten Tomatoes

Critics Consensus: Avengers: Age of Ultron Is Certified Fresh

Thursday, Apr. 30 2015, 04:10 PM

This week at the movies, we've got just one wide release: the hotly-anticipated Marvel superhero extravaganza Avengers: Age of Ultron, starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, and Mark Ruffalo. What do the critics have to say?


Rotten Tomatoes

Video: Carey Mulligan Is a Superhero

Thursday, Apr. 30 2015, 03:37 PM

Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Michael Sheen all star in Far From the Madding Crowd. It might seem on the surface like a period piece adapted from the Thomas Hardy novel (and it is), but Grae Drake thinks they were the first real-life superheroes.


Rotten Tomatoes

Video: Avengers: Age of Ultron Interviews

Thursday, Apr. 30 2015, 03:16 PM

Superheroes were out in force to talk about Avengers: Age of Ultron with Grae Drake. Director Joss Whedon and stars Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, James Spader, and Paul Bettany share what Hulk tastes like, Kevin Feige's true identity, and how paychecks help soften any kind of makeup hell you find yourself in.