Gillian Flynn on ‘Sharp Objects,”Widows,’ and Writing Damaged Women

The Golden Globe Nominations were announced last week and the SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Awards this morning. One of the shows that was showered with attention was the HBO show Sharp Objects, an adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel of the same name. Sharp Objects follows Camille as she returns to her hometown for a...

Sterling K. Brown to Star in Biopic ‘The Fence’

Fresh on the heels of his SAG nomination for This is Us, Sterling K. Brown is in negotiations to star in Fox Searchlight’s biopic The Fence. Based on the book by award-winning Boston Globe journalist Dick Lehr (author of New York Times’ Bestseller Black Mass), The Fence is set in 1995 and tells the...

BGN Film Review: ‘Mortal Engines’

Christian River’s first directorial feature film comes along with an impressive production team in the Universal Pictures film Mortal Engines.  The award-winning Lord of the Rings team Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens wrote the script to the post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller. Peter Jackson bought the rights to the Mortal Engines books back in 2009 and...

BGN Film Review: ‘Aquaman’

  Walking into the theater to see Aquaman, you could tell people were excited yet hesitant to like this movie. The past few DC films were not critically acclaimed with the exception of Wonder Woman. I wanted to like it because a) it’s directed by James Wan who is one of my favorite people and...

Get More of Tom Hardy in the ‘Venom’ Home Release Dec. 11

Fans of Tom Hardy and his dual performance in Venom need to consider the new home release on DVD, Blu Ray, and 4KUltra. Owning a copy will let you view the film from home anytime you like. It will also give you access to the best part of a superhero film home release — the bonus...

Year-End Trailers to Watch: ‘Godzilla,’ Superman Horror Film ‘Brightburn,’ and More

Warner Bros gifted us with the second trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters right before the holidays. That’s not all though! ‘Tis the season for year-end trailers. Here’s a roundup of the trailers to be thankful for as the year closes out. Godzilla: King of the Monsters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B12REtkl2KY If the name doesn’t give it away,...

BGN Interviews the Cast and Crew of ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’!

The time is near!  One of the highly anticipated animated movies this year will be arriving in theaters December 14th!  BGN has already given its review on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! Now hear from the cast and crew about their approach to their respective roles and creating the project! The following videos feature Shameik Moore, Jake...

Spike Lee, Regina King, and More React to Golden Globe Nominations

The nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe awards are in. Amid the snubs (Widows) and head-scratchers (is Vice really a comedy?) were some important nominations and the Best Motion Picture – Drama category that’s a lot Blacker than usual. BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee had key words in response to his nomination for Best Director - Motion...

BGN Film Review: ‘Maki’

The image of a geisha as a delicate, beautiful hostess catering to the whims of Japanese businessmen in rampant in the international film industry. Memoirs of a Geisha was a film meant to make some revelations about these endangered girls, but ended up romanticizing the system they are trapped in. Even Mulan harnesses the...

BGN Film Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Welcome to the silver screen, Miles Morales! Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is an amazing sight to behold. This film is easily in the top 5…dare I say top 3 out of all the movies that have come out in 2018. It’s definitely one of the best comic book films ever. The animation and soundtrack...
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