Movies

HBO Max will stream ‘Spirited Away’ and other Studio Ghibli movies

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Studio Ghibli HBO Max will be the streaming home for movies from the legendary Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli. Classics including Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke and Howl’s Moving Castle will be available to stream for the first time anywhere on the service. WarnerMedia struck a deal with […]

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Ang Lee chases cinema’s 120FPS future with ‘Gemini Man’

Engadget RSS Feed Ang Lee is curious. That’s why the Oscar-winning director has spent the past decade fighting against the limitations of cinema — 2D screens and the 24 frames-per-second standard — instead of just making sure-fire hits. With Life of Pi, he dove into elaborate 3D filmmaking and creating life-like digital animals. After the […]

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Disney is tweeting everything that’s coming to Disney+

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The Disney+ launch is less than a month away, and the streaming service is busy drumming up nostalgia in an attempt to hook users. Today, it started a massive tweet thread sharing “basically everything” coming to Disney+ on November 12th. It. Is. Time. From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs […]

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Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’ returns to theaters in October

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Twentieth Century Fox While the official 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott’s Alien was back in May, horror junkies and film buffs alike should mark their calendars for this October. The classic movie that started a hit-or-miss franchise of Xenomorphs, space jockeys and milk-blooded androids will be hitting the big screen […]

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Next chapter in Sudbury film premieres Saturday

Sudbury Star Chapter 8 of Perspective will premiere Saturday as part of Cinefest. Supplied photo jpg, SU Thorneloe University has announce the Greater Sudbury-produced dramatic feature, Perspective, will premiere at 5 p.m. on Saturday as part of Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival’s Cinema Summit program. Subtitled “Variations on a Love Triangle,” Perspective was written and […]

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Cinefest: Comedy highlights casual deceit at the heart of a family

Sudbury Star A scen from The Farewell, a gentle comedy that, as the opening credits reveal, is “based on an actual lie.” It is the Thursday gala for Cinefest. Supplied photo jpeg, SU THE FAREWELL Cinefest gala, Thursday, 7 p.m. 3 ½ out of 5 Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Shuzhen Zhou Director: Lulu Wang […]

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Arab Blues highlights Thursday’s Cinefest Sudbury schedule

Sudbury Star Golshifteh Farahani stars in Arab Blues, playing Thursday at Cinefest. Supplied photo jpg, SU [embedded content] Thursday’s Cinefest Sudbury schedule begins with one of managing director Patrick O’Hearn’s favourite films of the festival – the French comedy Arab Blues. After years abroad, a woman returns to Tunis with the dream of opening up […]

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Sudbury’s Cinefest tackles some difficult subjects Wednesday

Sudbury Star Brock McGillis of Sudbury talks about what it’s like to be a member of the LGTBQ community within the sports world in Standing on The Line, showing Wednesday at Cinefest. Supplied photo Get your popcorn ready, kick back and enjoy the opening film of Day 5 of the Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival. […]

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Vizio’s updated Alexa app can search for movies and TV shows

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Engadget VIzio has updated its SmartCast TVs with a better Alexa experience that will greatly expand the basic functionality they’ve had up until now. By enabling Vizio’s new Alexa skill, you’ll be able to simply ask for a show like This is Us, and SmartCast TVs will find it across […]

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Cinefest doc captures Sudbury tragedy

Sudbury Star This scene from Prey shows Rod MacLeod, who was abused by a Catholic priest in the 1960s when MacLeod was a student in Sudbury. Supplied photo jpg, SU [embedded content] A “powerful” award-winning documentary that sheds light on a Sudbury — and Canadian tragedy — will hit Cinefest on Wednesday. Prey, a film […]

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