Watch Iggy Pop’s Angelic Turn in ‘Starlight’ Movie Trailer

Iggy Pop watches over a troupe of troubled circus performers in the stark new trailer for the French film, Starlight. The Sophie Blondy-directed film first made the festival rounds in 2013 and will arrive on Blu-Ray and video-on-demand May 9th. Pop plays an angel-type figure who appears throughoutThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Iggy Pop's Angelic Turn in 'Starlight' Movie Trailer

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The Tao of Jack Nicholson: Icon on Love, Sex, Movies

Hollywood Lothario, Oscar-winner, character actor, cinematic icon, the coolest man on Muholland Drive – over the years, Jack Nicholson has been all of these things and more. The man behind Randall McMurphy, Jack Torrance, Jake Gittes and oh-so-many other unforgettable angry young men and roaring lions in winters turned 80 years old over the weekend, and we're celebrating with a gallery of hisThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: The Tao of Jack Nicholson: Icon on Love, Sex, Movies

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Martin Scorsese and Ben Wheatley on ‘Free Fire,’ Gunfights and Crime Flicks

Stop us if you've heard this one before: A group of criminals meet up for a gun deal. It goes bad – very bad. And the rest of the story, you ask? "Doesn't matter!" Martin Scorsese exclaims, laughing. "You don't need it. We're beyond that now." The burly, bearded man sitting next to him – British director Ben Wheatley – wholeheartedly agrees. "There's only, like, 12 charactersThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Martin Scorsese and Ben Wheatley on 'Free Fire,' Gunfights and Crime Flicks

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Review: Marvel Space Opera’s Sequel Is a Blast

Let's face it: No one gave half a damn about Guardians of the Galaxy before the bastard child of the Marvel Cinematic Universe hit the multiplex in 2014. Then we all effing loved it. So what if the comic book, created in 1969, felt like Avengers-lite on the page; on screen, it achieved a near-perfect comic lift-off, thanks to cowriter-director James GunnThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Review: Marvel Space Opera's Sequel Is a Blast

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Watch Hillary Clinton Make Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Film Festival

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the Tribeca Film Festival Saturday to take part in a panel for The Protectors: Walk in the Ranger's Shoes, a Kathryn Bigelow-directed short film about elephant poaching.The film, shot as a VR experience, documents a day in the life of a park ranger in theThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Hillary Clinton Make Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Film Festival

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‘Deadpool 2’ Sets 2018 Release Date

Deadpool 2, the sequel to the 2016 blockbuster starring Ryan Reynolds as the foul-mouthed Marvel antihero, has announced its release date: June 1st, 2018.Deadpool was a surprise hit for the studio: After Reynolds spent years lobbying to get a standalone Deadpool movie made, the filmThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Deadpool 2' Sets 2018 Release Date

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‘Avatar’ Locks Down Release Dates for Four Sequel Films

After years of postponed release dates and production delays, James Cameron's Avatar franchise has finally locked down the arrival time for the 2009 blockbuster's four planned sequels, with plans to dole out the films over a six-yearThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Avatar' Locks Down Release Dates for Four Sequel Films

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Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham to Star in ‘Fast & Furious’ Spin-Off

The Fast & The Furious franchise might be expanding into a Cinematic Fury-verse as Universal is reportedly planning a spin-off film centered on Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham's characters.The spin-off, which will continue the unlikely union between Johnson's federal agent Luke Hobbs and Furious 7 villain-turned-This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham to Star in 'Fast & Furious' Spin-Off

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‘Free Fire’ Review: Ballistic Crime Thriller Brings Out the Big Guns

A wise man once said that all you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun. British filmmaker Ben Wheatley doesn't let his entry in the tough-guy canon tweak that formula per se – he just ups the ante substantially on the second part. Set in a Seventies Boston of mile-wide lapels and John Denver 8-tracks, this high-concept, high-caliber crime thriller maneuvers aThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Free Fire' Review: Ballistic Crime Thriller Brings Out the Big Guns

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies

It was the jump that did it.You know the one. It happens roughly a third of the way in to Fast & Furious 6. We're already deep into a chase scene, one involving a mustache-twirling British bad guy, Michelle Rodriguez's back-from-the-dead female badass Letty (she was never really dead, just had amnesia, but never mind that), Vin Diesel's Dom Toretto, his crew, aThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 'Fast and Furious' Movies

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‘Unforgettable’ Review: Vengeful-Female Thriller Is Pure Sexist Exploitation

Unforgettable is definitely the wrong title for a movie you want to erase from your memory the second it ends. Times are hard for women filmmakers, so it's troubling news when talented producer Denise Di Novi (Heathers, Edward Scissorhands, Crazy Stupid Love) chooses to make her directing debut with a film that recycles every Psycho Barbie cliché in the HollywoodThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Unforgettable' Review: Vengeful-Female Thriller Is Pure Sexist Exploitation

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‘The Promise’ Review: Who Wants an Old-School Love-Triangle Epic About Genocide?

There are two movies fighting for control of Terry George's attempt at a "topical" historical epic. The first, a scalding dramatization of the Ottoman Empire's 1915 genocidal annihilation of its Armenian citizens, is everything you expect from the heartfelt committed director behind films like Hotel Rwanda and Some Mother's Son. The second – the one that reducesThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'The Promise' Review: Who Wants an Old-School Love-Triangle Epic About Genocide?

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What We Learned from ‘American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story’

American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story, the new 10-part docuseries on Amazon Prime, asks us to imagine its subject as the Don Draper of gentlemen's magazines. From humble origins, Hefner ascends the hierarchy of mid-century media, aided by a potent alchemy of ambition and chiseled instinct. He is – for the most part – amoral, though not without specific convictions.This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: What We Learned from 'American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story'

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Confirms Trilogy Plans

Ahead of the May 5th arrival of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, director James Gunn, who has written and helmed the first two chapters of the Marvel cosmic blockbuster, confirmed that he would take on that same role for a third Guardians film."Yes, I'm returning to write and direct Guardians of theThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Confirms Trilogy Plans

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5 Reasons Why ‘Fate of the Furious’ Had the Biggest Opening Weekend Ever

"I will beat you like a Cherokee drum," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tells Jason Statham in The Fate of the Furious – which, it turns out, is also a great way to describe what the film itself did to the competition at the box office this weekend.This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 5 Reasons Why 'Fate of the Furious' Had the Biggest Opening Weekend Ever

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: What We Learned From First Trailer

After a year and a half of anticipation, Star Wars superfans can finally heed the words of Luke Skywalker himself: "Breathe. Just breathe." At today's hotly anticipated panel at the Star Wars Celebration convention in Orlando, Florida, writer-director Rian Johnson unveiled the This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': What We Learned From First Trailer

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See Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds’ Meta ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Trailer

"This guy single-handedly ruined the word 'Motherfucker,'" Ryan Reynolds' protection agent character says about Samuel L. Jackson's hitman character in a new trailer for Lionsgate's The Hitman's Bodyguard. Judging from the clip, the meta statement alluding to This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds' Meta 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Trailer

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