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New Movie Releases: June 2016

by Britt Hayes May 17, 2016 @ 8:33 PM
In case you didn’t get enough inspiration from our list of the 20 films you absolutely must see this summer, then perhaps our guide to June’s new movie releases will give you a few more ideas. Next months brings sequels to Independence Day, The Conjuring and Now You See Me, a new Pixar film, and a comedy from the Lonely Island trio. And that’s only half of it. Did we mention Daniel Radcliffe’s magical farting corpse? That’s something you definitely do not want to miss (and we say that sincerely).

A Trip Inside Beetle House, New York’s Spooky Tim Burton–Themed Restaurant

by Erin Whitney May 17, 2016 @ 9:37 AM
Warner Bros/Beetle House NYC
I’m a sucker for themed food and drinks, especially when it comes to movies. I once cooked a Louisiana-style feast with a friend around ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ served hamburgers and Sunny-D for a group screening of ‘Juno,’ and crepes for one of ‘Midnight in Paris.’ So it only made sense that I jumped at the opportunity to check out the new Tim Burton-themed restaurant with a group of fellow film writers on Monday night.

The Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theory Is Good News For the Starks

by Erin Whitney May 10, 2016 @ 8:09 AM
What is ‘Game of Thrones’ without fan theories? Now that the show is heading in completely unknown territory for both book and show fans, theorizing is more vital (and more exciting) than ever. After just three episodes into Season 6, there’s plenty left up to speculation. From a crazy theory about Bran and the Mad King to one about the return of a long-unseen character, here are the best theories to come out of Sunday night’s episode ‘Oathbreaker.’

‘Search Party’ and the Long Journey to Make T.J. Miller and Thomas Middleditch’s Action-Comedy

by Nick Romano May 9, 2016 @ 1:05 PM
Focus Features
Before T.J. Miller appeared in Transformers: Age of Extinction, before he joined Thomas Middleditch on HBO’s Silicon Valley, he sat in a trailer on the set of Search Party sipping Coronas and riffing about that time he...

The Top Five Spider-Man Movies That Were Never Made

by Matt Singer May 3, 2016 @ 8:20 AM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV comes a new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

Why the ‘Ghostbusters’ Trailer Is the Most ‘Disliked’ Movie Trailer in YouTube History

by Mike Sampson April 29, 2016 @ 11:45 AM
Sony / Empire
The first trailer for Paul Feig’s female-led Ghostbusters remake arrived in March of this year and the reaction was almost immediately disappointing. Even among those, like us, who are excited for the Melissa McCarthy and...

About That Time Tobey Maguire Got Fired From Spider-Man and Was Replaced by Jake Gyllenhaal

by Mike Sampson April 29, 2016 @ 10:31 AM
Sony Pictures/Getty Images
It’s 2003. Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man has just become the biggest movie of the year, grossing over $400 million (at the time, one of only four films to achieve that feat). Maguire had just wrapped filming on Seabiscuit, a prestige film that would go...