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More Avengers; Fantasia Winners; Alan Cumming Talks My Old School

There are two extra Avengers films in Marvel’s future; Alan Cumming and Jono McLeod discuss their new Brandon Lee documentary My Old School; Winners from the Fantasia Film Festival. All in immediately’s Movie News Rundown.

But First: If you haven’t watched HBO’s docuseries The Anarchists, it’s a wild journey, and one I extremely suggest. It’s all in regards to the trendy anarchist motion to reject the state and live free from authorities management. When a group varieties round an anarchy convention in Acapulco, Mexico, Bitcoin turns into king, thousands and thousands of {dollars} are earned and lost, and, in fact, there’s a homicide. I spoke with director Todd Schramke about final evening’s episode, and should you’ve seen it, you’ll wish to learn what he has to say.

Fantasia Winners: The Fantasia Film Festival gave props to a number of movies on Sunday, together with Best Feature winner Megalomaniac, that tells the story of a killer whose youngsters live within the shadow of his crimes, and Kappei, a story of Doomsday Warriors who go on the lookout for loving when the world doesn’t finish as deliberate. Read extra in regards to the winners right here.

And I’m Never Going Back: To My Old School, because the Steely Dan lyric goes. That tune is the place director Jono McLeod received the title for his new documentary about Brandon Lee, the notorious 30-something-year-old who posed as a young person within the mid-90s so as to redo highschool at his alma mater, Glasgow’s Bearsden Academy. But Brandon Lee himself refused to go on digital camera for his interview — so McLeod employed fellow Scottsman Alan Cumming to lip-synch his dialogue for him, and the result’s unbelievable. The doc additionally weaves in animated sequences with real-life interviews. If you’ve by no means heard of this story, which I hadn’t, please do your self a favor and watch My Old School, in choose theaters now. And take a look at my interview with McLeod and Alan Cumming right here.

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s Nope scored $44 million in its opening weekend, in line with Variety, placing it on the prime of the field office. That’s lower than Us‘s $71 million opening weekend but more than Get Out‘s $33 million, so let’s contemplate it a win for Peele.

Avengers: Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige introduced at San Diego Comic-Con that two new Avengers movies,  Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, out in May 2025, and Avengers: Secret Wars, out in November 2025, will finish Phase 6, in line with Variety.

What Is Phase 6?: If you’re confused about the entire totally different phases of the MCU, Digital Spy has a fantastic breakdown of each single film in every part, from 2008’s Iron Man, which began the MCU, to Phases 5 and 6, which begin rolling out subsequent year and can wrap up in 2025 with Fantastic Four, Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, and Avengers: Secret Wars.

Harry Styles to Return as Eros: In different MCU information, our prayers have been answered. Harry Styles will certainly go on to reprise his function as Eros, A.Okay.A. Starfox, brother of Thanos, which he performed in an Eternals post-credit scene. We know this as a result of Kevin Feige teased it in a red carpet interview with MTV News. So yeah, after you end getting psyched up for Don’t Worry Darling and My Policeman, begin getting psyched for every time we see Starfox once more, which remains to be a thriller.

Black Panther 2 Teaser: We received the primary teaser for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever this weekend, and it’s stunning. Featuring Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o), Shuri (Letitia Wright), Ramonda (Angela Bassett) and Okoye (Danai Gurira), it additionally teases the subsequent successor to put on the Black Panther swimsuit after Chadwick Boseman’s King T’Challa. But we’ll have to attend till November to seek out out all the small print. Watch beneath:

More Marvel: Okay, there was extra Marvel information this weekend from Comic-Con than you’ll be able to shake a stick at, however I additionally needed to say the trailer for the brand new Disney+ sequence She-Hulk: Attorney At Law starring Tatiana Maslany as a result of it appears superior. Here it’s, from the Hulk himself:

RIP Bob Rafelson: The director of Five Easy Pieces and co-creator of The Monkees has died on the age of 89, in line with IndieWire. Rafelson was additionally a frequent collaborator of Jack Nicholson, having produced Dennis Hopper’s Easy Rider, which Nicholson starred in reverse Peter Fonda. Rafelson additionally produced Peter Bogdanovich’s The Last Picture Show.

White Noise First Look: Check out this primary look nonetheless from Noah Baumbach’s White Noise starring Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig. I’m already obsessive about it. It’s opening the Venice Film Festival subsequent month on Aug. 31, which is a primary for Netflix, in addition, in line with Variety.

 

TILL Trailer: MGM Studios has launched the trailer for TILL, the brand new drama in regards to the true story of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black boy who was kidnapped, tortured and lynched in 1955, and his mom’s combat for justice. From Clemency director Chinonye Chukwu, TILL stars Jalyn Hall, Danielle Deadwyler, and Whoopi Goldberg. Look for it in theaters this October and watch the trailer right here:

Main Image: A nonetheless from My Old School, which stars Alan Cumming, courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

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