Francesco Pinto

  • Why 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Killed Off the Wrong Character

    We’ve known for a while that not every hero would make it out of Avengers: Age of Ultron alive. Director Joss Whedon warned us as much, and he’s not one to renege on killing off beloved characters. But we still weren’t prepared for the fact that they’d kill off the wrong character! (SPOILER…

  • Natalie Portman Sounds Off on Israel, Netanyahu, French Anti-Semitism and the "False Idol" of Oscar

    With strong opinions on everything from the Israeli elections ("I'm very, very upset") to Hollywood's worship of awards, Portman will unveil her directorial debut, 'A Tale of Love and Darkness,' her way — all in Hebrew — just a short flight away from her new home in Paris: "I like being a stranger…

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • ‘Power Rangers’ Star Jason David Frank Reprises Green Ranger Role to Face Off Against ‘Street Fighter’ Ryu (Video)

    Jason David Frank, who played Tommy — a.k.a. the Green Ranger — on “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers,” reprised his role in the latest episode of “Super Power Beat Down” to face off against “Street Fighter” character Ryu.

    The Wrap
  • Anna Kendrick Defends Men Who Like 'Pitch Perfect': 'I Didn't Think You Were a Pu--y'

    Anna Kendrick thinks the Pitch Perfect films are for guys and girls alike! While the first musical movie's audience was 74 percent women on opening weekend, the actress tells Glamour magazine that it's also a film for males to enjoy. "It's not like the humor excludes men," she says. "My favorite…

  • Every Marvel movie from Iron Man to Avengers: Age of Ultron, definitively ranked

    Now that Avengers: Age of Ultron has been in theaters a few days, it's time to answer that perpetual question: which Marvel Studios movie is best? Iron Man 2 suffers greatly from having to serve too many masters. It wants to be another fun-loving Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) tale, but it's also…
  • Jennifer Lawrence's Salary Drama: $20M 'Passengers' Pay Tests Sony

    If a person were to try to design a movie project that could simultaneously attract and repel studio exec, it might be the space drama 'Passengers,' starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt.

    Yahoo Movies
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    Lupita Nyong'o's Star Wars Character Revealed in June Issue of Vanity Fair

    While we may not know which side of the Resistance, the film's new term for Rebel Alliance, we do know Lupita will play a pirate.

  • Nicki Minaj Joins ‘Barbershop 3′

    Rapper Nicki Minaj will co-star in New Line/MGM’s “Barbershop 3″ alongside Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer, Variety has learned. Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr. of State Street Pictures are the lead producers. Malcolm D. Lee, who directed the “Best Man” movies, is directing “Barbershop 3″…

  • Jon Hamm Starring in Tony Gilroy’s ‘High Wire Act’

    Jon Hamm has signed on to star in Tony Gilroy’s political action thriller “High Wire Act,” with Brad Anderson directing for Ted Field’s Radar Pictures. Field, Gilroy and Mike Weber are producing. Good Universe is handling international sales. “I’m thrilled the way the project’s come together,”…

  • Geena Davis launches Arkansas film fest for women, diversity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With help from a slew of corporate sponsors, Geena Davis and filmmakers focused on women and diversity have taken over Bentonville, Arkansas, a city of 40,000 best known as Wal-Mart's home base.

    Associated Press
  • Will ‘Maggie’ Prove Schwarzenegger Can Do Drama?

    Arnold Schwarzenegger takes a more dramatic turn in the indie zombie film 'Maggie.'

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Lucasfilm confirms that another Indiana Jones is still happening

    It's going to happen, folks. Someday. Eventually. Definitely more than a maybe. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, already talking to Vanity Fair about all things Star Wars, reminded us that Indiana Jones is still an active thought in the back of their minds. Kennedy said a new Jones film "will…

    The Verge
  • Film Review: ‘In Transit’

    Sampling snippets and snatches of lives and conversations, Maysles and his fellow-filmmakers undertake a folk odyssey through northern landscapes that proves a fitting farewell to a great American ethnographer.

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    Power Lawyers: The Hollywood Reporter's 2015 Lunch

    'Boston Legal,' 'The Good Wife,' or of course, Gregory Peck, The Hollywood Reporter's power lawyers share their favorite on-screen attorneys at the 2015 Power Lawyer Lunch.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'Ant-Man' Poster Wants To Remind You Of 'Iron Man' Poster

    Walt Disney and Marvel dropped an Ant-Man theatrical poster this morning. It's perfectly fine, with its title hero heroically standing (ironically) tall while his supporting cast (and said hero outside of the suit) surrounds him in a vague bubble fashion. It's not quite floating heads, and they…

  • Morgan Freeman Loves Weed

    The Oscar winner sat down to discuss his new film ‘5 Flights Up,’ why he left the Big Apple, and how marijuana is the only thing that can help ease his pain.

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
  • Mark Ruffalo on 'Avengers' Debate: 'We Need More Superhuman Women' in Movies

    The 'Age of Ultron' star addressed the online discussion about the film’s depiction of its lead female character, Black Widow.

    Yahoo Movies