Mike Fenton, Famed Casting Director on ‘Back to the Future,’ ‘E.T.’ and Many Other Movies, Dies at 85

Mike Fenton, the legendary casting director who worked on the “Back to the Future” franchise, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and scores of other classic movies and TV shows, has died. He was 85. Fenton co-founded what … Read more…

The Very Worst Movies of 2020: From Netflix’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ to Robert Downey Jr.’s ‘Dolittle’

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Marlow: Well, we’ve discussed our holiday movie and TV recommendations, you’ve gifted us a comprehensive rundown of the best TV shows of the year, and I’ve curated a list of the most overlooked movies … Read more…

From Paul Thomas Anderson To Park Chan-Wook, 46 Movies (And A TV Series) That Could Light Up Film Festivals In 2021

Film lovers roll up. Here’s our annual list of movies that could have festivals drooling in 2021. In the age of Covid-19, could has never felt more operative. With Sundance and Berlin reimagining their events next year, traditional festival paths … Read more…

The Best (and Worst) of 2020 in Quarantine-themed Movies, TV Shows, Comedy, and More

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Photos HBO/NBC/Bravo/Amazon Studios This year spent mostly in quarantine produced some of the strangest (and let’s be real, cringiest) content this side of Priyanka Chopra clapping for essential workers from her mega-mansion’s balcony. Creaky Zoom … Read more…

The Most Overlooked Movies of 2020: A Controversial Portrait of a Killer to Nicolas Cage Unleashed

Photo Illustration by the Daily Beast/handout INTO THE DEEP This one’s complicated. Aussie director Emma Sullivan was embedded with Danish inventor Peter Madsen and his crew of volunteers for a number of months, making a short film about his DIY … Read more…

Sure, Netflix Christmas Movies Are Often Patently Absurd. They’re Also Occasionally Perfect

It’s official: our brains are fried. The holiday season is stressful enough in normal times. But this year, what we wouldn’t give to have that normal level of present-buying, cookie-baking, tree-decorating stress, instead of all this 2020-specific heartache, anxiety and … Read more…

8 Most-Anticipated Movies We Can’t Wait To See in 2021: ‘Black Widow’ To ‘A Quiet Place II’

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We Ranked All of Hallmark Channel’s 2020 Christmas Movies So Far–and You’re Going to Have Some Feelings

Not all heroes wear capes. But we do wear Hallmark-branded slankets. It’s early December and we’ve already watched 56 hours of new Hallmark Channel Christmas movies. Let us repeat… E! Online (US) – TV News EMPLOYMENT SEARCH UPDATE:

Unified Goods and Deeper Into Movies Join Forces to Celebrate Six Decades of Film Ephemera

Following on from its PlayStation 2-themed release last month, London-based vintage specialist Unified Goods has now revealed a new collection of film ephemera. The new capsule has been curated in collaboration with Deeper Into Movies, an organization that programmes classic … Read more…