E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston Are Reuniting for Netflix Comedy ‘Murder Mystery’
The ‘Just Go With It’ stars are reuniting for another relationship comedy about a honeymoon-turned-murder-mystery.
Jason Sudeikis, Ed Harris, and Elizabeth Olsen Take a Road Trip in ‘Kodachrome’ Trailer
The new Netflix movie follows Jason Sudekis on a road trip with Elizabeth Olsen and Ed Harris.
The New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer Is Here
Sit down and take a deep breath: the second trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is here.
Meryl Streep Speaks Out Against Harvey Weinstein, Calls Sexual Harassment Allegations ‘Inexcusable’
Harvey Weinstein is a god no more in Meryl Streep’s eyes. The Oscar winning actress is just one among many who have thanked the studio mogul in awards acceptance speeches, and Streep once playfully likened Weinstein to god following a Golden Globes win...
The Bellas Are Back and Definitely Not Crying in the New ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Trailer
The Bellas head to Europe for one last farewell tour in the new trailer for ‘Pitch Perfect 3.’
First ‘War For the Planet of the Apes’ Trailer, Plus Details on Three New Clips
On Thursday, 20th Century Fox showed journalists some sneak peek footage from the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes. I got to see some brand new unreleased footage, hear some details from director Matt Reeves, and see the new trailer.
First ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer: Hey, Those Aren’t the Real Avengers
You feel that? That tingling Spidey sense? That can only mean one thing: The very first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer has finally arrived. Two trailers, actually — the official domestic trailer and an international trailer with even more footage, featuring our first look at Michael Keaton’s Vulture, helpful life advice from Tony Stark, some fake Avengers, and all the awkward pain of high school.
Gene Wilder, Legendary Actor and ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, Dead at 83
Gene Wilder, best known for his comedic roles in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83.
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard Fall In Love On a Deadly Mission In ‘Allied’ Teaser
In Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Allied’ there’s Brad Pitt turn over tables! There’s Marion Cotillard shooting up Nazis! There’s trickery and games and romance and war! What more could you want?
‘Star Wars’ Awakened the Force on Record Store Day
‘Star Wars’ fans and music nerds, unite! Record Store Day may be an annual tradition reserved for music enthusiasts, but the film world made sure to nudge its way in this year.
‘Knight of Cups’ Review: Terrence Malick at His Most Experimental and Abstract
In a deck of tarot cards, the Knight of Cups can signal two sides in need of balance. The armored knight atop a white horse can be a sensitive man, though one controlled by his temperamental emotions. He can be imaginative, though a dreamer distracted by fantasy, a romantic, but selfish with desires for stimulation. When the card appears in the reverse in a reading, it can signify a life struggling in transition, and a descent toward recklessness or disappointment. So is the journey of Christian Bale’s Rick, a disenchanted Hollywood screenwriter in Terrence Malick‘s ‘Knight of Cups,’ a knight trotting through a haze who seeks realization after he’s grown weary by the artifice that surrounds him.
Sam Smith Beats Lady Gaga For Best Original Song Oscar
Sam Smith took home the Oscar for Best Original Song for his ‘Spectre’ theme ‘Writing’s On the Wall,’ something no one of saw coming.