In 1997, Quentin Tarantino released 'Jackie Brown.' Based on the novel 'Rum Punch' by Elmore Leonard, the director was inspired by Pam Grier's classic blaxploitation films, so he changed the race and name of the lead character (from Burke to Brown) and cast Grier herself to star. The film follows Jackie, a flight attendant who smuggles money for a black market arms dealer on the side. When Jackie gets busted by the ATF, she goes in for one last cash grab, planning to take the money and run.
With a cast that included Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Keaton, 'Jackie Brown' was hailed by critics and audiences alike, and signified a career comeback for stars like Grier and Robert Forster. Sixteen years later, we revisit the cast of Tarantino's third film and see where they are now.
Five years after 'Goodfellas,' Martin Scorsese collaborated with screenwriter and author Nicholas Pileggi once again on 'Casino,' the story of Sam "Ace" Rothstein (frequent Scorsese star Robert De Niro), a Jewish-American gambling handicapper who is used by the mob to oversee their casino operations in Las Vegas. Based in part on a true story, 'Casino' marks the eighth and final collaboration between De Niro and Scorsese, and went on to earn co-star Sharon Stone a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination. Eighteen years later, we revisit the cast of the film and see where they are now.
There's a lot that goes into promoting a film and getting an audience excited for an upcoming release, but when it comes down to it, it's all about the trailer. The trailer sets the tone of the film, gives us a peek at the action and the stars, teases the story and leaves us desperate for more
Back in 2001, writer, director and actor David Wain recruited a few of his former collaborators from MTV's 'The State,' along with several other very talented and hilarious friends, to head off to camp for the satirical comedy 'Wet Hot American Summer.' Rather than have teenagers play the parts of the camp counselors, Wain had people like then unknown actors Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks play them. He also introduced audiences to Bradley Cooper, who made his acting debut alongside Amy Poehler.
It's been 12 years since our first trip to Camp Firewood, so today we revisit the awesome ensemble cast of this hilarious cult classic and see what they're up to these days.
While there were certainly some eye-rollers (looking at you, 'The Purge' and 'Lords of Salem'), there were plenty of fantastic horror movies that scared us, thrilled us, and made us totally uncomfortable. From the major releases to lesser-known indies, we're counting down the best horror movies of 2013. Read on to see if your favorite made the cut!
Released in 1990, David Lynch's 'Wild at Heart' stars Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern as Sailor and Lula, a young and free-spirited North Carolina couple on the run from Lula's overbearing mother, who has hired various hitmen to murder Sailor. Lynch's bizarre road-trip romance was inspired by 'The Wizard of Oz' and Elvis Presley, and received incredibly mixed reviews from both critics and audiences alike, as Lynch's films often do. Twenty-three years later, we revisit the cast of this wild ride and see what they're up to now.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Warner Bros. announces who will play Wonder Woman in the upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman' film, Bryan Singer reveals the 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' sequel, and the 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' trailer unleashes loads of secrets.
Oliver Stone's 'Platoon' was released in 1986 and was based on the director's own experiences fighting in the Vietnam war. The film marked the first time a Vietnam veteran made a film about the war, and earned Oscars for both best picture and best director. It also helped launch the careers of young actors like Charlie Sheen and Johnny Depp. 27 years later, we revisit the cast of this classic film and see where they are now.
This is not a list of the best movies of 2013. This is simply a list of the best posters. Some represent their movie perfectly. Some actually sell a better, more different movie. But out of the hundreds of one-sheets released this year, these are the 10 that we love the most.
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