We finally know now why Beta is so loyal to Alpha and how that began, how their leadership roles were established. Is that at all shaken when he learns she didn t kill Lydia?Yes, I mean, I ve sort of always referred to Beta as the secret keeper of the Whisperers. Beta is acutely aware of the hypocrisies that Alpha possesses. The fact of the matter is that she preaches to everyone, not unlike very charismatic, authoritarian cult leaders, in that they speak one thing and a lot of the time they end up doing another. She says, “Leave everything behind, the apocalypse is upon us. This is their world now, and we re supposed to live among them.” And yet, Lydia has a name. Everybody refers to her as Lydia … blaring hypocrisy from the very get go, and you sort of very silently, patiently track these cracks in her armor, and that extends to when she names one of the sisters Gamma. These are all things that Beta begins to really sense as enormous problems on the horizon for (Alpha’s) ability to lead the Whisperers. In their flashbacks, you see how much she saved Beta from himself. Beta really takes it upon himself to save her before she sort of cripples the Whisperers forever.(Photo by Jace Downs/AMC)We see his reaction after she kills his friend, the zombified version of his friend, in the hospital in the flashback. And then we see Alpha mirror that after Beta discovers the shrine she s built to Lydia and how she destroys it. Is that a recognition on her part that he s kind of onto her, and might start calling out her contradictions more frequently?Absolutely. And I think that that s one of the reasons why she says over and over again, pleadingly, “They can t know, they can t know. You can t tell them” that Lydia’s alive. It really sort of reveals another faction of their relationship. The most important things for me in their relationship was revealing that it wasn t just this sort of authoritative-subordinate role. I was really happy with how the relationship came off, because I wanted it to be primal, I wanted it to be carnal, but not sexual. And that s sort of the way it comes off, it just comes off as super strange. I think she knows that in an instant, Beta can out her, and she holds no power, in and of herself, outside of her charisma. But Beta is the one who sort of, I always sort of picture him as the Dutch boy, with his finger in the dam. He knows where the cracks are and he s just trying … they built this army, this, for lack of a better term, corporation of Whisperers, and he does his best to keep everything together.So this certainly is not a lack of awareness on his part or him simply deferring to her. He’s protecting their way of life, of surviving.Absolutely. That s absolutely correct.Do you think there’s anything Alpha could do that would push him so far that he would turn on her?I don t think that he would ever turn on her. I think that he would confront her and confront her, and that s about as far as they would go. But in the same way, he owes his life to her. He would have starved or ended up going completely crazy [in the hospital] with his friend, and Alpha really came and said, you’re not broken, you’re a strong human being and you just need to assume that role in your life. She pulled him out of that darkness, and for that I feel he feels completely and always indebted to her.(Photo by Jace Downs/AMC)We learn a lot in this episode, but we don t learn everything. Beta was wearing a knit mask in the flashback, and we don t know why exactly, except that we see Alpha have a reaction when she lifts the knit mask. Anything more about that you can share?I can t tell you too much. We do reveal more about who he was throughout this season, a sprinkling throughout season 10. All I can say is that I love Samantha’s performance when she pulls off the mask and she sees him; it was such a wonderful recognition and a smile of surprise and then she very knowingly kind of puts it back down because her performance says it all.It really does. I also have to say kudos to you for your — for lack of a better phrase — eye acting, because your eyes are very expressive underneath that mask.I tried. I tried. You know, very early on in season 9, before we started shooting, Angela had mentioned, she was like, don t worry [about the mask], we want to show his face a lot more. And I said, no, no, no. That s when we really got deeper into the story of … I was like, “Look, I have this idea about how and why he doesn’t show his face that’s sort of contradictory to the comic book a little bit, but it is why someone would never show their face. I m just always of the school that the more questions you pose to the audience the better, as long as they re not totally, completely infuriating.I also love that, as is often the case with The Walking Dead, we get a moment of levity that just, it s small, but it plays so huge: when Alpha starts cutting up the walker bodies, and Beta says, “Ah, you re different.” Yeah, originally the scene started a few different ways, and I was talking to (director) Greg Nicotero, and I was just like, “I would just love to say, “You re different.” And he said, “Oh, I love it.” So yeah, any levity that you can squeeze into this show … especially the Whispers, who are not known for their slapstick. But I m a huge fan of trying to infuse as much humor as you can into the show. 例如：盲僧的摸眼W、R闪，黛安娜的大招。这些操作在手机上实现的困难有着一定程度上的增加。而如何处理这些英雄的技能就成了手游里的大难题。值得表扬的是，目前的测试服呈现给玩家们的英雄表现还是很不错的，对部分英雄的技能与装备做了一定调整，使它们更加适配手游。
Best-Reviewed Comic Book Graphic Novel Movies 2020It s a woman s world in the realm when it comes to making the leap from page to screen, starting with Margot Robbie getting her chance to take the spotlight as Harley Quinn in the wild Cathy Yan-directed romp Birds of Prey. Charlize Theron showed she s nowhere near done kicking ass with The Old Guard, as a hellbent immortal out for revenge under the direction of Gina Prince-Bythewood. And Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot re-teamed for Wonder Woman 1984. Chris Hemsworth, always happy to play a supporting role for the ladies like he did in 2016 s Ghostbusters, follows behind with his stunt-rockin Extraction.The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of February 28, 2021. Scores might change over time.« Previous Category Next Category »英皇体育登录这是一款挺帅气的卡牌手游，卡牌手游有着天生的节省时间的优势，这也是很多工作一族选择游戏时多选择休闲卡牌类型的。推荐这款的原因是游戏本身质量比较高，从画质到玩法上都算是上品，关键还有不氪金的“稀有标签”。
Today s Ketchup brings you another 10 headlines from the world of film development news, covering titles such as Duke Nukem, Plastic Man, The Toxic Avenger, and Pixar s Onward.This WEEK S TOP STORYDOCTOR STRANGE SEQUEL CASTS SPELL FOR POTENTIAL 2021 RELEASERyan FujitaniWhen Marvel s Doctor Strange was released in 2016, it didn t feature any hosts of Hoggoth (hoary or otherwise), but that spell and dozens of other franchise elements remain out there for a sequel. This has been a big year for new Marvel Studios projects going into development for 2021 and beyond, including Black Widow, The Eternals, Ms. Marvel, Black Panther 2, and most recently, Shang-Chi. In the first three phases, there was a balance between original films and sequels, but as you can see from those five films, the focus in 2018 has thus far been on new properties, with Black Panther 2 being the only direct sequel. A Doctor Strange sequel was conspicuously absent, but that changed this week as director Scott Derrickson was confirmed to return for a second installment. Benedict Cumberbatch and Benedict Wong are both signed to return, and Rachel McAdams is expected to as well. Filming of Doctor Strange 2 is expected to start in early 2020, possibly aiming for a release in early May (or late April) of 2021. As for what Doctor Strange 2 might introduce to the Marvel Cinematic Universe next, there are lots of possibilities (though it probably involves either Baron Mordo or Nightmare, or both).Fresh Developments1. MARVEL S STAR-LORD AND SPIDER-MAN MOVE ONWARD FOR PIXAR IN 2020 (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)Pixar introduced the first teasers for next summer s Toy Story 4 a few weeks back, but we were still lacking details about another film scheduled for 2020, including its title. Pixar corrected that this week with the revelation that the suburban fantasy will be called Onward, will be directed by Dan Scanlon (Monsters University), and feature the voices of Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer. Pratt and Holland are both Marvel Studios stars (Star-Lord and Spider-Man, respectively), and Octavia Spencer will co-star in Robert Downey Jr s The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, also in 2020 (1/17/2020). Although Onward is described as a suburban fantasy, it remains unclear what that means exactly. Onward is scheduled for release on March 6, 2020, which puts it a week after Fantasy Island (2/28/2020) and a week before the X-Men spinoff Gambit, starring Channing Tatum (3/13/2020). In related news, the first trailer for Tom Holland s next solo Marvel movie, Spider-Man: Far From Home (7/5/2019) debuted in Brazil this week.2. LEA SEYDOUX TO MAKE RARE RETURN FOR JAMES BOND 25 (Photo by Jonathan Olley/Columbia Pictures)One of the elements that unites almost all Bond girls to date is that the characters almost never return for a second film (although some like Maud Adams have played different characters). French actress Lea Seydoux, who co-starred in Spectre as Madeleine Swann, is going to buck the trend, however, as she will reprise her character in the 25th James Bond film. Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek was reportedly considered for the film s villain, but conflicts with the filming of his TV series Mr. Robot are likely preventing him from being cast. Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation, Sin Nombre) will be directing Daniel Craig in his fifth film as James Bond when it s released on February 14th, Valentine s Day, in 2020.3. GOT s KING TOMMEN INHERITS PRIME 2019 RELEASE DATE FOR 1917 (Photo by Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection)Dozens of actors were featured in Game of Thrones, and next year, we re going to start to really see a deluge of new projects for them, as the show s final season has finished principal production. Obviously, some of them have already been taking work in between seasons, particularly those who left the show before season 7. One such young actor is Dean-Charles Chapman, who is not (yet) a household name, but is known to fans as King Tommen Baratheon in seasons 4, 5 and 6. Universal Pictures and Steven Spielberg s Amblin Partners have teamed up on a film called 1917, starring Chapman and George MacKay (Captain Fantastic). 1917 is the next film of director Sam Mendes, whose record behind the camera on the Tomatometer is entirely Fresh, including Certified Fresh scores for American Beauty and Skyfall. 1917 s title refers to the fourth year of World War I, the year in which the United States entered the war (4/6/1917). That McKay and Chapman are both English actors, however, suggests a British perspective. 1917 will open in limited released on December 25, 2019 (against Call of the Wild, Little Women, and Super Intelligence), and then expand wide on January 10, 2020.4. LIGHTER, BRIGHTER DC COMICS MOVIES LEADS TO BOUNCY SUPERHERO PLASTIC MAN (Photo by DC Comics)What a difference ten years can make. In 2008, director and producer Zack Snyder (Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) chided his Marvel competition, saying, we re going to have a Captain America movie if we re not careful. The positive reviews for the brighter perspectives of Wonder Woman (Certified Fresh at 93%), Teen Titans Go! to the Movies (Certified Fresh at 91%), and Aquaman (currently Fresh at 72%) suggest that critics and audiences alike want superhero movies that aren t always so grim (the verdict is still out on whether that would work for a Batman movie, of course). This week, DC Comics revealed plans for the hero who might be the lightest yet (even more so than next year s Shazam!), namely the super stretchy shapeshifter Plastic Man. First introduced in 1941, Plastic Man also had his own Saturday morning cartoon from 1979 to 1981. (Some sources are also comparing Plastic Man to Deadpool.) Although the Wachowskis (The Matrix, Speed Racer) had at one time been developing their own Plastic Man (the screenplay of which read a bit like a take on The Mask), the new Plastic Man will be written by newcomer Amanda Idoko (who also wrote the upcoming Breaking News In Yuba County, starring Laura Dern and Allison Janney).5. GRUESOME VILLAIN MR. ZSASZ JOINS MARGOT ROBBIE S BIRDS OF PREY Last month, we learned that Ewan McGregor had been cast as the villain Black Mask in the lengthily titled Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn). That will be Margot Robbie s second film as Harley Quinn, and her other teammates will include Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane) as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, and Rosie Perez as Detective Renee Montoya. This week, we learned that Black Mask won t be the only villain in BoP ( TFEOOHQ), as Chris Messina (TV s The Mindy Project) has also been cast as the insane killer Victor Zsasz (AKA Mr. Zsasz). Zsasz s most obvious physical elements are the dozens of scars he has all over his body for each of his victims, so Messina can probably look forward to a lengthy sit each morning in the makeup chair. In directly related news, Ali Wong has also been cast in the film as an associate of Renee Montoya. Warner Bros has scheduled Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn) for release on February 7, 2020 (up against another sequel, Peter Rabbit 2).6. NEW BRIGHTBURN TRAILER REIMAGINES SUPERMAN ORIGIN AS HORROR STORY(Photo by Sony Pictures Entertainment)It appears unlikely that we will ever see director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) directly work on another Marvel Studios film, but that doesn t necessarily mean he s done with the superhero genre. In October, we learned that Gunn had been hired by Marvel s distinguished competition at Warner Bros to write the screenplay for Suicide Squad 2 (with an eye towards possibly directing). This week, the first trailer for Brightburn (which Gunn co-wrote and produced) debuted, and it revealed that the film appears to be a reinterpretation of Superman s classic origin story. Put another way, what if Kal-El was had been evil? Elizabeth Banks will play the alien kid s human stepmom when Brightburn crashes into theaters next year on May 24, 2019, up against Disney s Aladdin remake, Brad Pitt s Ad Astra, and the western biopic (Billy) The Kid.Rotten Ideas3. SHARK SEQUEL 47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED SET FOR NEXT SUMMER (Photo by Dimension Films)Although the shark movie 47 Meters Down received a Rotten Tomatometer score of 54%, the film also earned a domestic box office take of million from a budget of just .5 million, so it s probably not surprising that it s getting a sequel. Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, and Matthew Modine won t be returning for the second film (for obvious reasons, at least for two of them), which will instead feature a new ensemble cast led by Nia Long and Corinne Foxx (daughter of Jamie). The other films swimming around 47 Meters Down: Uncaged on June 28, 2019 will be Ford v Ferrari (starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon), Limited Partners (with Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek), and the untitled musical from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire). We continue to be baffled why the sequel, once known as 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter, refuses to embrace the admittedly obvious but far less clunky title 48 Meters Down.2. THE TOXIC AVENGER IS GETTING A BIG BUDGET REBOOT(Photo by Troma Films)Although both 1984 s The Toxic Avenger and 2000 s Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV received Fresh Tomatometer scores of 70%, the second film has an absolutely Rotten 0%, and the third film wasn t even reviewed enough to earn a score. The Toxic Avenger became such a cult fan favorite that he became the company mascot of Troma Entertainment, the super low-budget production company behind such chestnuts as Blood Sucking Freaks, Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD, and Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead. Despite its gonzo origins, The Toxic Avenger is now being developed as a new big budget superhero franchise by Legendary Entertainment, the company behind The Dark Knight, Watchmen, and Godzilla. In addition to the four feature length movies, The Toxic Avenger was also adapted as a stage musical production, a children’s cartoon TV series, and a Marvel comic. 1. ASSASSIN S CREED PRODUCER NOW WORKING ON A SUPER-UNTIMELY DUKE NUKEM (Photo by dukenukem.com)There was once a time during which video games were largely perceived as products for children or teenagers (and more specifically, teenaged boys). It was at the height of that era, in 1991, when the original Duke Nukem franchise debuted; the games are littered with certain depictions of female characters that have not aged well at all. So, one might think that Duke Nukem would absolutely not be a franchise that would ever be adapted as a movie for 2020 or later, but guess what? That s exactly what s happening. The Duke Nukem project is being produced by Jean-Julien Baronnet, who also produced the video game-based 2016 disappointment Assassin s Creed (Rotten at 17%), and all that s without even mentioning the very Rotten legacy of the nearly 50 previous video game adaptations to date.
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Nearly 60 years ago in 1962, King Kong and Godzilla squared off in Japan, and King Kong shoved a giant tree into Godzilla’s mouth. The two would engage in a back-and-forth battle that featured atomic breath and lightning strikes, and King Kong would ultimately leave the grueling brawl victorious. The Ishirō Honda-directed film, King Kong vs. Godzilla, was the third Godzilla film produced by Toho Studios, and it was a wildly ambitious crossover event that was a smashing success in Japan, as it sold 11.2 million tickets during its initial theatrical run. In other words, audiences went bananas for it.Decades later, both Godzilla and King Kong have appeared in dozens of movies and animated series that have seen them battling three-headed monsters, genetically-modified roses with sharp teeth, and New York concrete. The two haven’t shared a screen together since that colossal battle in 1962, which is why the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong feels like such an epic event. To get to this brawl, Legendary Studios embarked on a kaiju-sized film series called the “MonsterVerse” that kicked off in 2014 with Godzilla (2014), then continued with Kong: Skull Island (2017) and, most recently, Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). The three films have set the chess pieces, and now the two gigantic titans will tussle for the ultimate checkmate.(Photo by Everett Collection)In honor of their rematch, we rewatched the King Kong vs. Godzilla Versus episode that was released in 2019 and analyzed their filmographies in an attempt to crown a statistical champion based on box office receipts, property destruction, amount of screen time, and Tomatometer and Audience scores. Two monsters (and their many variations) enter, and only one leaves (unless there’s a tie, in which case, come back for the rematch).*Quick note Not all of the King Kong and Godzilla films have Tomatometer scores or reliable box office data. That’s why the numbers fluctuate in each round. Also, we’re sticking to feature-length films, and leaving out the animated series that both have appeared in.Round 1 TomatometerGodzilla: 61.8% average (32 films)King Kong: 55.8% average (8 films)Highest rated: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995), 100%Lowest rated: King Kong Lives (1986), 0%(Photo by TriStar courtesy Everett Collection)It’s only fitting that we kick off the battle with an incredibly close match-up in which the Tomatometer averages are separated by a measly 3.8%. Both franchises started off really well as 1933 s King Kong (Certified Fresh at 98% on the Tomatometer) and 1954 s Godzilla (Certified Fresh at 93%) were both blockbusters that wowed people with their innovative photography and beautiful miniature sets. However, the quality of the films began to mirror one of Godzilla’s fights He’s winning! He’s losing… He’s winning! He’s losing…What sealed the deal for Godzilla’s victory is the 0% score for 1986’s King Kong Lives. The movie famously tells the story of what happens after Kong survives the fall from the Empire State Building. In short, he gets a heart transplant, eats some alligators, finds a soulmate, and fathers a child. The dreaded 0% Tomatometer score reeks about as much as Godzilla’s atomic breath, and it took 29 years before Peter Jackson’s Certified Fresh King Kong put the titan back on the big screen in 2005.Godzilla: 1 Kong: 0Round 2 Audience ScoreGodzilla: 59.5% average (33 films)King Kong 46.8% average (8 films)Highest rated: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah, 95%Lowest rated: King Kong Lives, 17%(Photo by TriStar courtesy Everett Collection)With an almost Fresh 59.5% Audience Score average, Godzilla wins another round. With a 2-0 l
American Horror Story has come a long way since its latex-bodysuit early days. Co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk established the genre anthology series with the 2011 FX premiere of Murder House, an edgy take on the classic haunted-house horror trope.Since then, the show has run the gamut from Nazis and aliens wreaking havoc in Asylum to the cultural chaos inspired by the 2016 presidential election in Cult. Through it all, Murphy and Falchuk have built a small-screen television universe, intricately connecting characters and narrative components from one season to the next.Every season has had its share of story twists, and a tradition eventually formed, with the sixth episode of each season containing a big reveal. Episode 6 of AHS: 1984 is also the 100th episode of the series and packs some extra weight behind its narrative punches.As we wait to see how AHS: 1984 plays out, let s take a look back at other seasons game-changing sixth episodes and see how episode 100 measures up.Murder House Season 1, Episode 6: "Piggy Piggy" 89%(Photo by FX)Halfway through the first season of American Horror Story it felt like Murphy and company were still finding their groove. That s not to say that Piggy, Piggy doesn t deliver the goods. On the contrary, there are a number of gut punches in the episode that help to add emotional clarity to the season s story.The most important component to this episode is the explanation behind Tate Langdon s (Evan Peters) death. Violet Harmon (Taissa Farmiga) may be in love with the ghost, but the reveal, which shows Langdon in skull-themed face paint and Columbine-inspired trench coat shooting up his high school, is one of those gut-punches we mentioned.It s the first time American Horror Story really goes there in tackling social commentary in its subject matter; in this case, shining a light on America s issue of gun violence and school shootings. And as difficult as it is to watch, the unflinching sequence adds an unexpected layer to Peters brooding blond teenager — and gives TV audiences a nudge into some uncomfortable, but necessary, talks about mental health.Asylum Season 2, Episode 6: "The Origins of Monstrosity" 91%(Photo by FX)There are two important components at play in AHS: Asylum’s sixth episode: Dr. Thredson s (Zachary Quinto) backstory, explaining how he became serial killer Bloody Face and the bombshell that Dr. Arden (James Cromwell) may very well be a WWII Nazi doctor — who s trying to create superhumans through creepy medical experiments — named Hans Gruper. That second plotline may sound a bit kooky, but it all goes with the territory as season 2 of AHS seemingly throws a whole array of genre tropes at the wall to see what sticks.The Thredson storyline is the strongest one in Origins of Monstrosity, as we not only dig into the doctor s past, but his present situation plays out in a cringe-filled scenario that finds Lana Winters (Sarah Paulson) held captive by the madman. Through her will to survive, and his need for connection, the two form an odd bond as Lana offers to be Oliver s new mother figure. They consummate this new relationship, which ultimately sets things up for Lana s escape — including her murder of Bloody Face — putting her in the position to rise as an investigative journalist, only to confront her psychotic child, the result of her union with Oliver, years later, on live TV.Coven Season 3, Episode 6: "The Axeman Cometh" 87%(Photo by Michele K. Short/©FX Networks/courtesy Everett Collection)The thing you should know about the sixth episode of Coven is that, as much as The Axeman Cometh is a cool entry in the season, it s kind of unnecessary. That s not to say that the episode isn t at all entertaining or worthwhile. The contrary can be said. Danny Huston makes his debut as the aforementioned Axeman — a character inspired by a real-life serial killer who stalked the streets of New Orleans in 1919.Here, he s got the creepy suaveness we ve come to expect from Murphy s psychopaths. And his attraction to Fiona Goode (Jessica Lange) comes with a hidden disdain the killer has for witches — we get a glimpse into his backstory, which totally includes his death by stabbing inside Miss Robichaux s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies, the modern day location of Fiona s coven. So yes, he has a chip on his shoulder. And once he s unleashed back into the world of the living, that rage turns into violent action. The Axeman Cometh is the first half of a two-part story that bridges the gap between the front and back halves of the season. And while the episode mostly acts as a set-up for the Axeman s storyline to play out, ultimately leaving some story threads dangling, his introduction was a nice palate cleanser to the season and gave Jessica Lange a dastardly romantic interest to play against.Freak Show Season 4, Episode 6: "Bullseye" 54%(Photo by FX)Let s cut to the chase: Bullseye is the worst sixth episode of any American Horror Story season. Which isn t saying much, since Freak Show, overall, was a subpar installment of the anthology series. That s not to say that Murphy and company didn t accomplish anything here. Casting relative unknowns, a bunch of talented actors with an array of physical abnormalities, helped position Murphy as a champion for on-screen diversity.Adding a musical carnival vibe to the mix — Jessica Lange and others performing modern-day pop songs under a 1950s circus tent was definitely a choice — helped separate this go-round from every other installment to the series. But the storylines explored here, in one of the country s last-remaining traveling circus shows, feel under-developed.This comes through with Stanley s (Denis O Hare) continued attempt at procuring Elsa s (Lange) attractions (while promising her Hollywood fame) and Dandy s (Finn Wittrock) murderous serial killer graduation to becoming the Bringer of Death, thanks to some gruesome inspiration from Twisty the Clown (John Carroll Lynch). On paper, both ideas sound compelling, but it all played out as if each plotline was buckling under the weight of heavy expectations and thinly thought-out ideas.Hotel Season 5, Episode 6: "Room 33" 67%(Photo by Ray Mickshaw/©FX/courtesy Everett Collection)Midway through its fifth season, American Horror Story gave its audience a backstory for Lady Gaga s Countess. But, as cool as it is to get this type of insight into a powerful vampire and to understand why she collects children and blindly murders innocent people, Room 33 was mostly just dull.The saving grace through it all was the introduction of the killer baby that the Countess keeps hidden in the Hotel Cortez. In a flashback to 1926, Mrs. Johnson — a.k.a. a pre-vampire Countess — heads to the Murder House to get Charles Montgomery (Matt Ross) to perform a basement abortion. Of course, it doesn t work. And throughout the episode, we re reminded of that as Bartholemew, the murder baby, is randomly shown, here and there, running around the room like an infant maniac.Roanoke Season 6, Episode 6: "Chapter 6" 93%The big reveal in American Horror Story: Roanoke is a twist within a twist within a twist. What started as a familiar-feeling haunted house horror story following Shelby and Matt Miller (Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr.), a married couple who moved into a troubled house in Roanoke, Virginia, made a 180-degree turn in its sixth episode. Up until that point, we watched them recall their battle against ghosts, a murderer wearing a pig s head, and community of crazed cultists — led by their ax-wielding leader Agnes Mary Winstead (Kathy Bates) — in the docu-series, My Roanoke Nightmare.And then, in Chapter 6, the script was flipped as the camera perspective changed, revealing the cast and crew behind the show s production. Suddenly, the audience was introduced to the actors playing the characters in the series, giving the AHS cast a whole cavalcade of details to work with as they cycled from their on-screen actor personas to the characters their on-screen actor personas were playing.That isn t the end of it, either. Producer Sidney (Cheyenne Jackson) decides to make Return to Roanoke: Three Days in Hell — a reality show-style sequel to the highly successful docu-series — leading AHS: Roanoke to pivot into found-footage territory. The actors, not the characters, return to the real Roanoke house — which gets rigged with a bunch of hidden cameras — only to be traumatized during a three-day period called the Blood Moon, where the veil between the living and the dead disappears, allowing one grisly murder after another to take place.While the episode continually changed perspective and narrative styles, this overall reveal ended up feeling a bit gimmicky. Still, Chapter 6 succeeded at disrupting expectations and paved the way for some of the grittiest and goriest episodes of the series.Cult Season 7, Episode 6: "Mid-Western Assassin" 82%Another American Horror Story episode, another depiction of a gun-wielding mass-shooter. Six seasons after the school massacre scene in AHS: Murder House, the sequence that transpires in Mid-Western Assassin is the one that got the most attention after the episode aired. It was unfortunate timing, given the shooting that transpired in Las Vegas, Nevada, in October 2017. And while edits were made to the episode, FX didn t delay its airing.AHS: Cult explores the rise of a manic, threatening leader amid a fractured cultural landscape. The season s narrative was inspired by the 2016 presidential election. But while there were a few references to Donald Trump s win — which may have been a bit too soon to process for many — the overall focus here was on humanity s need for connection and the ramifications that can be born out of isolation and pain, leading to the rise of people like Charles Manson or David Koresh (both played by Evan Peters in the season).In the episode, Meadow (Leslie Grossman), one of Kai s (Peters) followers, attempts to murder him during a political rally — per the cult leader s request, we find out later — as his public persona continues to get national attention. The massacre bookends the episode, showing two different perspectives of the action, giving the audience both the actual truth of what went down, and the spun lies which bolster the rising political star s celebrity.Apocalypse Season 8, Episode 6: "Return to Murder House" 100%Murphy knows how to deliver fan service and his talent for doing so is on full display in the sixth episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse. The fate of the world and all of humanity lay with some heroic witches, setting up Return to Murder House to deliver answers to lingering questions, taking viewers back to the season that started it all.As Michael Langdon (Cody Fern) grew into his antichrist powers, straddling the moral line between good and evil, good witch duo Chablis (Billy Porter) and Coven s Madison Montgomery (Emma Roberts) purchase Murder House to investigate Langdon s past. Yes, the boy grew up within these walls and was raised by Constance Langdon — prompting Jessica Lange s glorious, albeit brief, return to the series.Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott reprise their roles as Vivien and Ben Harmon. While they re definitely ghosts here, we get flashbacks showing Ben giving Langdon therapy, trying to guide him down the right path. Evan Peters brings back brooding teen mass murderer, Tate Langdon, adding even more nostalgia to the mix. And with Sarah Paulson directing the episode, and returning as psychic Billie Dean Howard, the American Horror Story universe expanded in a truly satisfying way.1984 Season 9, Episode 6: "Episode 100" 93% AHS: 1984, the series ninth installment, takes viewers back to the 80s with a retro horror tale that hits all the gory notes one would expect. The season takes a literal stab at the Friday the 13ths and Sleepaway Camps of the decade, giving a nod to the slasher icons of the genre. When a group of young people gets trapped at Camp Redwood — a camping retreat stained by the monstrous legend of a serial killer named Mr. Jingles (John Carroll Lynch) — they re killed-off one-by-one, revealing sinister secrets, ulterior motives, and a few evil twists along the way. Episode 100 took viewers outside of Camp Redwood and jumped forward in time, showing just how much can change for our core group in five years. In 1989, Camp Counselor Margaret Booth (Leslie Grossman) has gotten away with the murders she committed at the camp. (Spoiler: she s the real monster, not Mr. Jingles.) In turn, the woman is now a wealthy real estate mogul who buys up properties connected to some of America s most notorious killers — John Wayne Gacy s house, Charles Manson s Spahn Ranch, and even Asylum’s Briarcliff Manor are some of the examples given.Meanwhile, we see Benjamin Richter living a relatively normal life in Alaska with a wife and newborn child, attempting to put his Mr. Jingles life behind him; Brooke (Emma Roberts) is on death row, framed for Margaret s crimes; Richard Ramirez (Zach Villa) is incarcerated and literally has the powers of Satan on his side; and the ghosts of Montana (Billie Lourd), Xavier (Cody Fern), and Ray (DeRon Horton) are tethered to Camp Redwood — the same way the spirits were stuck in Murder House and Hotel — where passers-by keep getting killed.There s a double-sided message in Episode 100 as it seems that Murphy and Falchuk — who co-wrote the episode — are exploiting America s fascination with true crime, while turning that focus on themselves as well. On one hand, you have Margaret profiting off a collection of serial killers legacies only to add to her riches. On the other, there s Murphy acknowledging his habit of paying a glamorized tribute to real-life murderers like Gacy (Carroll Lynch), Aileen Wuornos (Lily Rabe), and Ramirez (previously played by Anthony Ruivivar).At what point does pop culture attention directed at these criminals’ bloody misdeeds become glorification? It s an interesting moral quandary that resonates throughout society today. With just three episodes to go this season, the bloody events of Episode 100 will hopefully set up the final set of dominoes to fall, to push things right along to a satisfying climax.American Horror Story: 1984 airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX.
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英皇体育登录 So, what exactly has changed? Let’s dive in. Traditionally, Top Critic status was mostly awarded to ‘top’ publications rather than individuals, so that the Tomatometer-approved critics working for Top Critic publications were given the label on our site when their reviews were published. We’ve removed that requirement so that individuals who write for multiple publications or for themselves, and aren’t necessarily working for one masthead full-time, can be Top Critics.At a time when being “on staff” is rarer and rarer for journalists, this change makes the Top Critics pool more representative of the active critics’ community at large.The criteria are still rigorous – these are the top critics, after all. We’re looking for the highest quality work, the deepest commitment to criticism, and significant reach. To that end, we’ve introduced new metrics that potential individual and publication Top Critics must hit, including how long they’ve been publishing reviews for, how frequently they do so, and audience size benchmarks. (For critics and publications serving underrepresented groups, the metric minimums are looked at on a case-by-case basis.). If you’d like to check out the new criteria, you can do so HERE.Also new is our Top Critics Advisory Committee, which works closely with the Rotten Tomatoes team to evaluate candidates. The Board, made up of several critics and industry professionals of diverse backgrounds and prominence, will meet regularly to consider potential Top Critics, which will be designated on a rolling basis.(Photo by © Rotten Tomatoes)How do the new criteria impact the makeup of our Top Critics? With the launch of the revamp, we’re adding 170 new individually approved Top Critics. (And note: previously approved Top Critic publications and individuals aren’t losing their designation; we’re looking to add more voices, not remove them.) Among the new Top Critics, 60 percent are women, an estimated 25 percent are people of color, and 24 percent publish via video and podcasts.At Rotten Tomatoes, we are committed to building an inclusive critics community that reflects not just the current media landscape, but the global entertainment audience. Modernizing our Top Critics selection process is a big part of that and continues the work we did in revamping our overall critics’ criteria in 2018, which introduced more fresh voices and platforms into the pool of opinion that makes up our Tomatometer scores. You can read about those changes HERE.Now, a richer and more diverse set of reviewers will be showcased as Top Critics, spotlighted at the top of our movie and TV pages and playing their part in Certified Fresh designations. If you see that little red star next to one of their names, go on and check out their work – we think you’ll like it.
此页面是否是列表页或首页？未找到合适正文内容。 erfell" 92% was kept secret right up to the premiere on Sunday night. It s not like that title is a spoiler — we knew from the season 7 finale and from the first trailers that this ride was Next stop: Winterfell. Did anyone really think we were going to sail to White Harbor with the characters and brunch with House Manderly?In any case, the television event hit like a freight train, with each major character’s name trending on Twitter in the U.S. at once.“He’s never been a bastard. He’s the heir to the Iron Throne. He needs to know. We need to tell him.” So said Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) of his cousin Jon Snow (Kit Harington) at the end of season 7, and we were here for it.But those weren’t the final words of season 7. The final words were: “Run! Run!” Thank Tormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju) for that keen observation.Rewatching the final scene of the final episode of the season, I looked in the distance of the scene for the Umber family home in a morbid car-wreck-waiting-to-happen sort of way, and thought that after the dead decimate Last Hearth, they will run into the Last River. Since they can t swim, they’ll need to go around it, if the geography of the North in the series stays true to books here.The season 8 premiere settled some of those concerns with the new opening credits showing Last River and including a visit to Last Hearth to bear witness to the carnage. That moment and more were among the highlights of the episode.Take our poll below to tell us what your favorite moment was. Don t agree with our eight? Tell us in the comments.1. New Opening CreditsWere you paying attention or were you making a cocktail in the kitchen and singing along with the theme song when the opening credits played? They took us inside Winterfell and the Red Keep to their depths. The credits have always been a foreshadowing to one degree or another. The season 8 credits first show the Wall destroyed, then a rolling motion to Last Hearth, a pause in that motion at the river between. The perspective then flows down to Winterfell, a journey down into the depths of the crypt, then an image of the astrolabe with a lion with a fish in its mouth (remembering that Lannisters are the lions, Tullys are the fish, and the only Tully left is Edmure, so what could that mean – Cersei will control Riverrun?), a hung hound (THE Hound?) — or wolf — riddled with arrows, and what looks like the Night King with a wolf’s head and a dagger in his hand (if that’s a metaphor for Arya, I’m out, but maybe it’s literally a wolf, as both Nymeria and Ghost are still somewhere about).Next, to King’s Landing. The Red Keep rises, as we descend into its basements, where Balerion the Black Dread’s huge skull faces down the ballista (or scorpion ) that Cersei shot at it. Up to the throne room, where a lion rises above the Iron Throne, then back to the astrolabe where a four dragons and a shooting star (with what appears to be a dragon’s head) fly over uncertain geography (or are those skinny horses?).The main title is still surrounded by dragon, a lion, a wolf and a stag (with only one antler – Gendry?). The credits then reveal that the episode was written by Dave Hill and directed by David Nutter.2. Battle of the Sass: Sansa vs. Mother of Dragons(Photo by HBO)A collection of moments, really. Whenever Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) was near Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), they each let the sass fly.Upon first introduction, Daenerys tries flattery on Sansa, who is not having it: “The North is as beautiful as your brother claimed – as are you.”Sansa (eyeballs Daenerys with a tight grin): “Winterfell is yours, Your Grace.”Bran: “We don’t have time for all this.” (Preach, brother!)(Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO)Then, the major characters convene with the North’s bannermen. Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) attempts to soothe the concerns of Lyanna Mormont (Bella Ramsey) and smooth over tensions in the room, but makes matters worse mentioning how many men and beasts came with Jon and Daenerys.Sansa: “May I ask, how are we meant to feed ‘the greatest army the world has ever seen’? While I assured our stores would last through winter, I did not account for Dothraki, Unsullied, and two full-grown dragons. What do dragons eat, anyway?” she asks the air.Daenerys, staring out into the same air: “Whatever they want.”Jon stares forward as the two women exchange a glance across him.3. Theon Rescues Yara(Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO)Just that. Wasn’t a particularly flashy rescue, but that he was there and killed people to get to her – it means something between siblings. She gives him an affectionate headbutt in thanks. Sometimes just showing up is all that matters.4. Jon Rides Rhaegal(Photo by HBO)Jon accompanies Daenerys (after she notes that his sister doesn’t like her), ostensibly to see what’s wrong with Drogon and Rhaegal, who aren’t eating as much as they should. She climbs up on Drogon and prompts Jon, “Go on,” after Rhaegal noses at him. “I don’t know how to ride a dragon,” he warns. She replies, “Nobody does – until they ride a dragon.” He: “What if he doesn’t want me to?” She: “Then I’ve enjoyed your company, Jon Snow.” He successfully mounts the dragon: “What do I hold onto?” Daenerys: “Whatever you can.” Varys, Tyrion, and Davos’s mouths drop to the ground when they see Jon do a flyby of Winterfell on Rhaegal, who does not make it easy on his rider.We d celebrate the birth of a dragonrider, but remember season 7, episode 6 Beyond the Wall ? The Hound, Berric Dondarrion, Jorah Mormont, and even a wight all rode a dragon before Jon, so there s that.(Photo by HBO)When they land, Jon tells Daenerys, “You’ve completely ruined horses for me.” Drogon growls at Jon when he kisses Daenerys. Despite her encouragement to have no fear, Jon opens an eye to see Drogon staring laser beams at him. We love this relationship already.5. Daenerys Sort of, Kind of Admits to Sam That She Killed His Father and Brother(Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO)Daenerys ventures into the Winterfell library escorted by Ser Jorah to thank Sam for saving her advisor. When he gets to the part where he mentions he’s a Tarly, Daenerys does the right thing and begins telling him that his father wouldn’t bend the knee. Before she can fully confess, Sam guesses the rest, but then stumbles again when she notes that his brother stood with his father.Viewers had to be grateful that Sam is a smart guy and guessed what happened before Daenerys had to get into specifics. It was awkward and really uncomfortable, but a highlight because it had to be done, and she accepted her role and began to confess it as soon as she made the connection.6. Sam, Bran, and Jon in the Winterfell Crypts: “Now’s the Time”(Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO)Coming away from a tragic meeting with Daenerys, Sam runs into Bran sitting in his chair near the Winterfell crypts. Sam’s bummed about his father and brother and doesn’t want to have to tell Jon about his birth parents and that he’s heir to the Iron Throne. “He trusts you more than anyone,” Bran says. “Now’s the time.”Down in the crypts, Sam and Jon have a warm reunion. Sam informs Jon that his new girlfriend executed his father and brother. Then he gets to the real reason we’re gathered here today: “Your mother was Lyanna Stark. And your father – your real father – was Rhaegar Targaryen. You’ve never been a bastard. You’re Aegon Targaryen, true heir to the Iron Throne.” Wow. Let’s take a minute to let that settle in. “You’re the true king: Aegon Targaryen, Sixth of His Name, Protector of the Realm. All of it.”Excellent. But what s he going to do with that information?7. The Fate of the Umbers(Photo by HBO)A group of men march toward a snowy building. It’s Last Hearth, the Umbers’ castle. We see Tormund, Berric, and a small group of what must be Night’s Watch survivors from Eastwatch-by-the-Sea. It’s a slaughter in the central hall. They meet up with Edd Tollett and more Night’s Watch men. They go to a hall where the Night King has mounted young Lord Umber on the wall in the center of a swirl of human limbs. Stay classy, Night King!“It’s a message from the Night King,” Berric says. They propose heading down to Winterfell by doubling up on horses, which sounds like a terrible idea from the horses’ perspective. Just then, the Umber boy wights alive, screaming, and Berric sets him on fire with his flaming sword–torch combo. If someone in the scene has alcohol, now s the time to pass it around.8. Bran Stares Down Jaime Lannister(Photo by HBO)That look. Jaime looked like he d never faced a more fearsome foe. The reason it was so meaningful had more to do with what it promised for episode 2, than just the weight it carried as the attempted murderer faced his would-be victim.How Bran ended his staredown of Jamie approximately 2 hours after #GameofThrones ended. #focused pic.twitter.com/4tX4nFeThd Ava DuVernay (@ava) April 15, 2019And More (Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO)Some other stand-out moments: Tyrion’s reunion with Sansa, who promptly questions his smarts; Qyburn approaches Bronn to kill Jaime and Tyrion; Cersei awards Euron his prize, and he offers to put a prince in her belly; Arya’s exchanges with Jon and The Hound; and Arya flirting — flirting — with Gendry.Jon and Arya’s reunion is everything I needed to see today! #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/cMlGfTOMeO Mimi △̶ (@Mimi_princess7) April 15, 2019Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on HBOLike this? Subscribe to our newsletter and get more features, news, and guides in your inbox every week.
英皇体育登录 ast, except for Mads Mikkelsen, Boyd Holbrook, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (whose 1960s-style costume was revealed online this week). The same is true for the latest star to join Indiana Jones 5 (7/29/2022), which is Antonio Banderas, whose role in the film we also know pretty much nothing about. Nevertheless, the Indy 5 cast is shaping up to be an impressive one, so here s to hoping the end result is worth the wait.Other Top Headlines1. WANDAVISION DIRECTOR TO BOLDLY GO TO STAR TREK (Photo by Michael Germana/Everett Collection)The Disney+ mini-series WandaVision (Fresh at 91%) was many things, but it began as a decade-at-a-time love letter to the sitcoms of classic television. It should perhaps not come as a surprise then that WandaVision director Matt Shakman is moving on to a movie franchise that got its start as an adaptation of a classic 1960s TV show. Matt Shakman has signed with Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams Bad Robot to direct their next Star Trek feature film, working from a screenplay by Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet (co-writer of Captain Marvel, Tomb Raider), whose involvement makes this Star Trek the first of the franchise s films to be written by female screenwriters. The premise of this Star Trek film is still being kept secret, including whether it will feature previous Kelvin Timeline stars like Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, and Zachary Quinto. This project should also not be confused with the Star Trek to which Quentin Tarantino was once attached. In related news, Lindsey Beer is also currently filming her directorial debut, which will be a prequel to the 2019 remake of Stephen King s Pet Sematary (Rotten at 57%).2. BILL MURRAY JOINS WES ANDERSON S NEXT (Photo by ©Fox Searchlight Pictures)Although Bill Murray did not appear in director Wes Anderson s very first movie, Bottle Rocket (Certified Fresh at 85%), beginning with Rushmore, he has been in all of Anderson s films since. Two weeks ago, another of Anderson s frequent collaborators, Tilda Swinton, was the first to be announced for his untitled next film, which is described as some sort of love story possibly set in a desert landscape (which is filming in Spain). Naturally, Bill Murray has now also joined the project, although we don t know anything about his character (or, for that matter, Swinton s). Both Murray and Swinton co-star in Wes Anderson s next film, The French Dispatch (10/22/2021), which just held its world premiere at Cannes earlier this week.3. THIS WEEK IN JOHN WICK: IAN MCSHANE RETURNING FOR #4 (Photo by David Lee/©Summit Entertainment)Some movies quietly get made with relatively little hullabaloo about casting, while other publicity departments turn the casting process into an ongoing campaign. One movie currently filming that has been consistently making the news because of its casting is John Wick Chapter 4 , which has been covered here at least three times recently (for the castings of Rina Sawayama, Donnie Yen, and, just last week, Lance Reddick). This week, John Wick Chapter 4 made the news twice, first for Chilean stunt actor Marko Zaror (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series), and then for Ian McShane, who will be reprising his franchise role as Winston, the proprietor of the Continental Hotel, a neutral zone where assassins can come to recuperate but must refrain from conducting any business. 4. HENRY CAVILL IS LATEST TO TAKE ON THE ROSIE PROJECT (Photo by Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection)Plenty of movie projects take years and years to get made, but generally, these loops tend to affect certain types of films (remakes, sequels, etc.) the most. One genre that seems to be making a comeback, though, is the romantic comedy (partly because Hollywood doesn t make these as much anymore). The Rosie Project is a rom-com that has been bouncing around since 2014, with people like Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, and Jake Gyllenhaal potentially slated to star, and directors like Richard Linklater and the team of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were once attached. Ultimately, it appears the film will be a vehicle for Henry Cavill, whose spy movie Argylle was just our Top Story last week, as The Witcher star signed on to The Rosie Project this week. Cavill will play an an unlucky-in-love university professor who creates an elaborate questionnaire in an effort to find a wife, but the woman he falls in love with doesn t match his criteria. The Rosie Project will now be the directorial debut of its screenwriter, Steve Falk.5. MICHAEL B. JORDAN S REMAKE OF THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR STILL IN DEVELOPMENT (Photo by JA/Everett Collection)For better or worse, some movies get seem to get remade for each new generation (A Star is Born, for example). Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway starred in the original 1968 art heist romantic thriller The Thomas Crown Affair (Fresh at 72%), which was then remade in 1999 (Fresh at 70%) with Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo. Back in 2016, we first reported that MGM had started development of a third version with Michael B. Jordan attached to produce and star, but since it s been five years, it would have been reasonable to assume the project was shelved. Instead, remaking The Thomas Crown Affair is reportedly still very much a high priority for MGM, which this week hired screenwriter Wes Tooke (Midway, Rotten at 41%) to adapt the concept for Michael B. Jordan.6. ANNA KENDRICK AND LOKI STAR ANSWER ALICE, DARLING (Photo by Jason Mendez/Everett Collection)Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick (Up in the Air, Certified Fresh at 90%) and Wunmi Mosaku (Hunter B-15 from Loki) are now in Canada filming a psychological thriller for Lionsgate called Alice, Darling. Kendrick is playing the title character, who is behaving strangely, keeping secrets about her mercurial boyfriend (Charlie Carrick) from her two best friends (Wunmi Mosaku and Kaniehtiio Horn). Alice, Darling will be the directorial debut of Mary Nighy, the daughter of British actor Bill Nighy, Coincidentally, there is also an actress named Alice Darling, but she doesn t appear to be co-starring in Alice, Darling. Too bad.7. AMAZON S WHEEL OF TIME TO GET AGE OF LEGENDS TIE-IN TRILOGY (Photo by Tor Books)When fantasy author Robert Jordan died in 2007 at the age of 58, he left behind his popular Wheel of Time series yet unfinished, and another writer eventually finished it off. Wheel of Time is now being adapted as an Amazon Prime series to premiere later in 2021, but given exactly how big Jordan s series is, it might be unlikely that the Amazon show could ever adapt it all. With that in mind, Radar Pictures has hired screenwriter Zack Stentz (co-writer of Thor, X-Men: First Class) to adapt the screenplay of the first of a planned trilogy set during the Age of Legends as a prequel set thousands of years before Jordan s Wheel of Time series. The Age of Legends trilogy is being planned to compliment the Amazon Prime series.8. TOP GUN: MAVERICK DIRECTOR TO TAKE ON TALKING CAR CHARIOT (Photo by ©Universal Pictures)The Fast Furious franchise has obviously become a box office juggernaut ( billion and counting, worldwide), but other attempts at adapting super fast cars to the big screen have frequently stalled. Specifically, movie versions of the TV show Knight Rider, the video game series Spy Hunter, and the toy line Hot Wheels have all been in and out of development over the last 20 years, but none of them has been made yet. This week s news seems to promise another movie along those lines, as it s an adaptation of the indie comic book series Chariot, about a criminal who discovers a Cold War-era super spy s weaponized car, only to learn that the agent s consciousness now controls the car (hence our comparisons to Spy Hunter and Knight Rider). Warner Bros. won an auction for the rights to Chariot, with Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion, Tron: Legacy) attached to direct. Kosinski s next films will be Top Gun: Maverick (11/19/2021) and the Netflix movie Escape from Spiderhead, starring Chris Hemsworth.9. REVEALED THIS WEEK: CHADWICK BOSEMAN ALMOST STARRED IN L.A. CONFIDENTIAL SEQUEL (Photo by Marvel Studios)In addition to all of the stories that are officially announced each week, there are also things going on behind closed doors that we as the moviegoing public wouldn t normally hear about. The death last year of Chadwick Boseman has made the non-realization of one such project even more bittersweet. In an interview this week, screenwriter Brian Helgeland revealed that he and L.A. Confidential author James Ellroy had pitched Warner Bros. on a sequel that would have been set decades later in the 1970s. In addition to returning stars Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce, the sequel would have introduced a young L.A.P.D. police officer played by Chadwick Boseman (who had previously worked with Helgeland on the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, Certifed Fresh at 81%).On an Apple device? Follow Rotten Tomatoes on Apple News.