Natalie Portman reveals then-Prince Charles asked her during 1999 London premiere of The Phantom Menace if she was in the original Star Wars films

The 42-year-old actress shared the story while appearing as a guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Bravo Andy, 55, asked Natalie if she remembered her interactions with ‘the royals’ at the Phantom Menace premiere in 1999 in London ‘A little bit,’ Natalie said. ‘I remember Prince Charles asked me, he was … Read more

Which Low-Key 2023 Indie Sci-Fi Film Is Right For You?

Move over prestige TV, and get lost, heartfelt dramadies, because in 2023 actors have found a new kind of pet project: the indie sci-fi flick. Thus far, Nicolas Cage, Jessie Buckley, Lil Rel Howery, Emilia Clarke, and Paul Mescal and Saoirse Ronan have all tried their hand at high-concept, low-budget films in which unnerving scientific … Read more

Why Did Jenna Ortega Really Leave ‘Scream 7?’

Less than 24 hours after Melissa Barrera was fired from Scream 7 after making controversial posts about the Israel-Palestine conflict, an online rumor started spreading that Jenna Ortega had left the film in protest. Deadline would confirm that Ortega had, indeed, exited the film, but not because of the Barrera situation. Ortega’s increasingly busy schedule … Read more

‘The Inventor’: A Lovingly Animated da Vinci Without Much Story

Leonardo da Vinci (voiced by Stephen Fry) and Marguerite (voiced by Daisy Ridley) in The Inventor. Curiosity Studio A clever inventor like Leonardo da Vinci seems like the ideal subject for a clever artform like stop-motion animation. And in many ways he is: Da Vinci’s creations translate to the screen with whimsy and skill in … Read more

Why Jenna Ortega and Melissa Barrera won’t be in Scream 7

The revamped and ultra-successful Scream franchise may be dead. Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, actresses Melissa Barrera and Jenna Ortega reportedly left Scream 7 — one fired and one on her own agreement. Spyglass, the studio that produces Scream, fired Barrera for what it says were anti-Semitic posts. Barrera had been posting support for Palestine … Read more

‘Fast & Furious’ filmmakers fined $1M after stuntman breaks skull

Movies By Jack Hobbs Published Nov. 26, 2023, 12:02 pm ET Filmmakers of the high-speed “Fast & Furious” franchise were ordered Friday to pay a $1 million fine after a stuntman broke his skull while filming the ninth installment. ©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection Filmmakers of the high-speed “Fast & Furious” franchise were ordered Friday to pay … Read more

The best movies leaving Netflix, Hulu, Prime, and Max in November 2023

November has come and nearly gone, which means we have just one more month left in the year to look forward to before 2024 is upon. There’s still exciting new releases on the horizon, including the North American theatrical premiere of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and The HeronZack Snyder’s Rebel Moon Part 1: A Child … Read more

From ‘Fast & Furious’ to ‘Frozen,’ new book finds LDS beliefs in Hollywood

Lights, cameras, Mormonism? Members can find their faith reflected in quotes from Yoda, Mary Poppins, Mister Rogers and plenty of others in Hollywood’s biggest and smallest movies. (Courtesy) Father-daughter duo Mike and Grace Winder show off their book, “Hidden in Hollywood,” detailing film quotes they say resonate with their Latter-day Saint beliefs. | Nov. 25, … Read more