Welcome to Regal Reel, the movie blog where you can learn about all things movie entertainment. Discover a variety of movie related content including exclusive interviews, behind the scenes, top actors, new movies, movie trivia and much more.
Best known for his bumbling rom-com persona, Grant has shown in the recent likes of Paddington 2 (2017) that he’s capable of much more. And in Guy Ritchie’s latest movie, The Gentlemen, he’s been cast against type as eccentric Cockney criminal Fletcher. While we wait for The Gentlemen’s arrival on January 24th, here are eight of Grant’s career-defining roles.
The nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards® were announced yesterday, including five movies in the newly titled International Feature Film category, known as Foreign Language Film prior to 2020. France's nominee, Les Misérables, opens at select Regal locations this week.
With the trailer revealing a unique storyline to the classic movie, we are eager to see what kinds of twists and turns are in store for the story of The Invisible Man. To prepare ourselves for another year of reboots, we are taking a look at all of the upcoming remakes of some of our favorite classic titles!
Last week, we settled the exhausted debate over Die Hard (1988), confirming that it is in fact a Christmas movie, but it isn’t the only 80’s action thriller that has caused a murmur around its standing as a holiday classic. In an attempt to put some of these arguments to rest, we are putting Lethal Weapon (1987) on trial and laying out our evidence to prove once and for all if this title has earned its place in the holiday movie canon.
Who doesn’t love a good blockbuster? Big budgets, thrilling action, and entertaining set pieces will continue to drive audiences to the movies, and for good reason. However, cinema art can also provide us with great moments that capture our curiosity and spark our imagination. This week we highlight Bombshell and Uncut Gems.
Rian Johnson's Knives Out is the perfect movie for Thanksgiving. Not only does it offer a great escape from your real family, but it satirizes everyone else's outstanding performance from its cast. Johnson has assembled one of the best casts, if not the best, of the whole year.
In the mysterious crime-drama Knives Out, described by Johnson as “an original, modern day American whodunnit,” esteemed English actor Daniel Craig stars as the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc who is mysteriously enlisted to investigate the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) at Thrombey’s estate shortly after his 85th birthday.
Though deviating from his benchmark performance as Black Panther in the MCU, Chadwick Boseman won’t be shying away from the action in his latest role in 21 Bridges, a crime drama following an NYPD detective who is on the hunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive conspiracy.
Even if the movie versions will be breaking from the comic book source material in both minor and major ways, fans will want to know what they can expect from Canary, Huntress, Cassie Cain, and Renee Montoya.
Legendary filmmaker Ken Burns calls Motherless Brooklyn a story of our times and a modern masterpiece. Burns' unique perspective and knowledge of movie history guides his commentary on the upcoming crime/drama starring Edward Norton, who also served as writer, producer, and director.
Known for playing primarily complex and dark characters, Joaquin Phoenix has secured himself as one of the most versatile and intense working actors today. We pay homage to one of the greatest actors of our time by taking a look back on some of his finest moments in cinema.
At its core, the buddy-cop movie, with nearly 40 years of cinematic success, is a big lesson in problem solving. We take a look at some of the best police partner pairings in movie history!
On the 25th Anniversary of the iconic masterpiece, Pulp Fiction (1994), we wanted to pay homage to this Tarantino classic that quickly became a pop culture phenomenon and redefined the formula, language, and rhythm of moviemaking forever. So join us on the second installment of Regal Reel’s Behind-the-Scenes Secrets as we stumble across some surprising behind-the-scenes facts about the production of Pulp Fiction.
Taking on the role of a rookie cop in Sony’s upcoming action thriller, Black and Blue (2019), is Oscar® nominee Naomie Harris (Moonlight). As Alicia West, Harris faces the intensity of a New Orleans officer and needed to get some firsthand experience in order to prepare for the role—and what better way to prepare than by accompanying local police on a series of raids and sting operations?
Harley Quinn is frequently found in the company of a pair of hyenas, which she absolutely dotes on. Harley views these two hyenas her "babies," and will do absolutely anything for them - even when they've gone rabid. As they look set to make the leap to the movies with Birds of Prey, just what is the deal with these hyenas?
In what is sure to be the talk of the town come awards season, Joker is a creative collaboration that pulls together the visions of talented men and women both behind and in front of the camera. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming movie directed by Todd Phillips, written by Phillips and Scott Silver, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, and Robert De Niro.
Who doesn’t love a good blockbuster? Big budgets, thrilling action, and entertaining set pieces will continue to drive audiences to the movies, and for good reason. However, cinema art can also provide us with great moments that capture our curiosity and spark our imagination. This week we highlight Blink of an Eye, First Love, Lucy in the Sky, and Roger Waters: Us + Them.
Quentin Tarantino has a number of unmade movies, but one of the biggest is a Vega Brothers film starring Michael Madsen and John Travolta. Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs introduced a group of thieves whose planned heist went terribly wrong, and among those was Vic Vega (Madsen), a.k.a. Mr. Blonde. Two years later, Pulp Fiction featured two hitmen working for gangster Marsellus Wallace: Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) and Vincent Vega (Travolta).
With Joker stunning everyone by winning the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, it's now a legitimate contender in the race for Best Picture at the Oscars. Now that the summer movie season is in the rearview mirror, attention has turned to the awards race and which films are legitimate contenders this year.
Hustlers is finally here and promises to deliver everything we hope to see from the fast-paced, Jennifer Lopez-led, glamourous heist movie that we’ve all been waiting for! Based on the true story recorded in Jessica Pressler's 2015 New York magazine article titled "The Hustlers at Score,” the movie focuses on a group of New York strippers who are struggling to make ends meet during the 2007-08 financial crisis and decide to target their Wall Street clientele who they pin as being responsible for the recession in the first place.
The opening scene to any great movie throws us into the setting, introduces us to its main characters, and establishes its tone and pace. Some of these opening scenes are so iconic that they have become (in some cases) more well-known than the entire movie itself. Take a look at our list of the top ten most memorable opening scenes from movies!
With less than two months to go for another cinematic portrayal of the Clown Prince of Crime, comic book and movie fans alike eagerly wait to see what Joaquin Phoenix will bring to the titular character in this year’s Joker. As this movie is set to take a deep dive into the psyche of Arthur Fleck (The Joker’s true name in the movie), Joaquin Phoenix needed to come up with his own take on the character, or more importantly: his laugh.