In a shockingly appropriate turn of events, it turns out The Wolf of Wall Street was financed by stolen money. But fear not: Leonardo DiCaprio (probably) had nothing to do with it. Continue reading ‘THE WOLF OF WALL STREET’ WAS FINANCED WITH STOLEN MONEY, PRODUCERS FORCED TO PAY FEDS $60 MILLION
Contrary to the belief of some idiots on social media, Marvel’s Black Panther has nothing to do with the Black Panther Party. The first appearance of the Black Panther character in a comic book was in July of 1966, roughly five months before Bobby Seale and Huey Newton founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. That doesn’t mean Marvel’s Black Panther character and the Black Panther Party didn’t hold some of the same beliefs; hell, T’Challa has a history of kicking white supremacist ass. Still, let’s get this straight: what Ryan Coogler and company are bringing to the silver screen with Black Panther isn’t a reimagining of the Black Panther Party.
EVERY YEAR THE biggest news out of the Sundance Film Festival is always the hefty sums handed over to independent filmmakers for their passion projects. From Fox Searchlight dropping $1 million for future Oscar nominee Beasts of the Southern Wild in 2012 to Amazon Studios’ massive $12 million buy of The Big Sick at last year’s fest, everyone in Park City is hustling to make a deal. But that hustle has always been reserved for traditional films, not the virtual reality ones. Until now.
With the help of the latest film in the iconic sci-fi franchise, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney’s Star Wars films have eclipsed $4 billion in worldwide ticket sales, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Single motherhood is hard enough, but raising a superhero? Leagues harder.
It looks like Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are a winning combination when it comes to crime fiction and—for that matter—true crime. Wolf of Wall Street was a giant hit, and news the pair were working on bringing Devil in the White City to the big screen had many anxious to see what they’d do with the story of America’s first serial killer.
The first trailer for Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved novel A Wrinkle in Time is finally here, and it’s everything we hoped it would be.