Star Wars- James Mangold to Write and Direct Boba Fett Movie

Ever since Disney announced their plans to do Star Wars anthology films alongside their episodic installments, one of the potential films we have always heard about was one centered around Boba Fett. The infamous bounty hunter, who made his (real) debut in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, has been a fan-favorite in the Star Wars universe for decades. While Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was a film we didn't think we needed but turned out to be incredible, and Solo: A Star Wars Story was never asked for, a Boba Fett movie is an anthology film fans can rally behind. Chronicle and Fantastic Four director Josh Trank was announced to be helming a Star Wars anthology film way back in 2015, but was cut loose by LucasFilm after the Fantastic Four debacle. It was later revealed that Trank was working on a Boba Fett film, and since then we have heard nothing new about the project. That is, until now. It is being reported that James Mangold, the man behind last year's Logan, …

Deadpool 2 SPOILER-FREE Review

Run Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes Rating: RDirected by: David LeitchStarring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz
Mix the "big, red, sex toy" in with the "gender inclusive" X-Force, and what do you get? A fucking funny movie. Yes, there will be swearing in this review. If you aren't old enough to see the movie, you probably aren't old enough to read this review. Sorry not sorry. Ryan Reynolds returns in the highly anticipated sequel to the 2016 mega-hit, Deadpool. The original was one of my favorite movies of that year and, as Deadpool himself points out in the sequel, it was the second highest grossing R-rated film of all time, coming in just behind The Passion of the Christ. If you were entertained by the action and thought the comedy was gold, prepare for more of the same with Deadpool 2. This time, Wade Wilson (Reynolds) must protect a young mutant named Russell, played by Julian Dennison (Hunt for the Wilderpeople), from the time-traveling badass Cable …

Jake Gyllenhaal in Talks to Play Mysterio in Spider-Man: Homecoming Sequel

I was always looking forward to Spider-Man: Homecoming, but I wasn't prepared for just how much I was going to like it. It took everything great about the character's introduction in Captain America: Civil War, and expanded upon it. It was our first true high school-aged Spider-Man, and Tom Holland captured the character perfectly. All in all, Homecoming was a great film, and it got me really on board with the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Spider-Man. Holland popped up again in Avengers: Infinity War (read our review here), and he was one of the film's stand-out characters. He had some of the best lines, as well as some of the best action sequences. But now, in terms of Spider-Man's future, all eyes are on the Homecoming sequel. It comes out just a couple months after Avengers 4, and is said to take place just minutes after that film concludes. What Marvel has in store for Spider-Man after the events of Infinity War is not clear, but we do know the character has a f…

The Movie Paradise- Celebrating Four Years of Movie News and Reviews

Every year on May 18, I post an update on the site. Four years ago today, I published my first article on The Movie Paradise, and I've been doing it ever since. Running this site is an incredible privilege. It always astounds me that there are people out there who are genuinely interested in what I have to say, and that there is a community of fans ready to discuss and analyze films. Movies have always been an important part of my life, and having an outlet where I can just talk about the things I love means the world to me. This has been a great year for The Movie Paradise. We have made incredible progress in growing our base, conducting bigger interviews, and introducing new formats and editorials. This year we changed the layout of the site, designed brilliantly by contributor Connor Murphy. Our page looks beautiful, and he did a fantastic job with it. Our outreach has skyrocketed this year in particular, with our followers on our various social medias more than doubling since…

First Trailer for BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee's new film BlacKkKlansman is a movie that I have been looking forward to ever since I first heard it announced. Produced by Get Out's Jordan Peele, the film follows a black cop (John David Washington) who uses a white surrogate (Adam Driver) to help him infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan. It's based on a true story, and it sounds absolutely fascinating. And the pairing of Jordan Peele with Spike Lee makes for a dream team. They have both proven themselves to be able to tell compelling and unique stories about race, and I think a story like this really plays to their strengths. I have had incredibly high hopes for this movie since the beginning. Though, I'm not crazy about the title. I preferred it back when it was just "Black Klansman". Putting "KKK" into the title just looks stupid, and I wish they hadn't done that. But it's just the title, and it doesn't mean anything for the actual movie. I have been really looking forward to seei…