E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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An ‘Ace Ventura’ Reboot Is In the Works, Along With ‘Young Guns,’ ‘Major League,’ ‘Dead Ringers’
A reboot of the ‘Ace Ventura’ franchise is in the works, along with a handful of other ‘80s and ‘90s movies.
‘James Bond’ Star Roger Moore, Dies at 89
Acting legend and James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89.
J.J. Abrams’ ‘God Particle’ Will Be the Third ‘Cloverfield’ Film
J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield universe is quickly becoming one of the more interesting cinematic universes. Instead of stringing together a series of connected sequels and spinoffs à la the Marvel and DC cinematic universes, the 2008 found footage thriller has spawned something a little more ambiguous. This year saw the surprise release of Bad Robot’s 10 Cloverfield Lane, which was less a sequel to the 2008 movie and more of a blood relative. And now we finally have confirmation of what the third film in the Clover-verse will be.
Gene Wilder, Legendary Actor and ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, Dead at 83
Gene Wilder, best known for his comedic roles in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83.
‘Suicide Squad’ Will Have a Mid-Credits Scene, But No Post-Credits Scene
If there’s one thing superhero movie fans know, it’s that you don’t leave your seat once the credits start rolling.
Suck It Up ‘Ghostbusters’ Haters, the New Franchise Will be ‘Endless’
Dear Ghostbusters haters, are you still angry about Paul Feig‘s female reboot? Are your hands tired from typing one vile, misogynistic comment after the next on YouTube? Are you praying the new movie will bomb at the box office so your precious childhood will never be threatened again? Well, too bad.
Prince, Legendary Musician, Dead at 57
Prince, legendary musician and actor from Purple Rain, has died, according to TMZ. He was 57.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6: Everything You Need to Know For the Big Return
It’s an annual traditional we know all too well. Spending 10 weeks enraptured by the sex, blood and drama of the Seven Kingdoms, watching our favorite characters killed off by season’s end, then finding ways to survive a whole year without ‘Game of Thrones.’ Luckily we’re only days from the Season 6 premiere, but this year will be unlike the others. Now that the series has surpassed George R.R. Martin’s books, show and book fans, as well as critics, will enter ‘Game of Thrones’ knowing as much as Jon Snow. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared; you should be very prepared.
Kate Winslet Wins Best Supporting Actress For ‘Steve Jobs’ at 2016 Golden Globes
Kate Winslet won Best Supporting Actress for Steve Jobs at the 2016 Golden Globe awards.
‘In the Heart of the Sea’ Review: Ron Howard’s Latest Is an Under-whale-ming Epic
There’s a gigantic sea monster! There’s Chris Hemsworth’s muscular and skeletal frame! There’s harpoons and storms and dolphins and waves and adventure! There’s even a British man (played by Ben Whishaw) narrating the story as told by another very talented actor (Brendan Gleeson). By the sounds of it, In the Heart of the Sea must be a whale of a tale. But sadly, Ron Howard’s latest falls very short of its epic endeavors.
Never Get Out Of Bed, The First Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Is Here
It must be the witching hour because The BFG has arrived!
National Board of Review Surprises Everyone, Names ‘Mad Max’ Best Film
All hail Imperator Furiosa! The National Board of Review revealed their winners on Tuesday afternoon, surprising the film world yet again with their picks. Like last year when the group award A Most Violent year with the top prize, a win no one saw coming, the organization made another unsuspecting choice for Best Film - Mad Max: Fury Road.