The 8th annual Columbus Film Festival will take place at the Gateway Film Center September 11-14th. The festival is returning after an amazing turn out from previous years. The goal is to help advertise film as art and business within Columbus. The next deadline for film festival submissions is June 14th if your interested in being apart of the iconic film event. Check out their website for more information and to see the live countdown. -DE
Netflix is set to produce a documentary highlighting the 2018 campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and 3 other progressive congressional candidates. The documentary follows the female candidates whose personal journeys led them to run for office. They were driven by the sole purpose of creating better lives for the people of their prospective districts while emphasizing the need for change in many ways. From the infamous Green New Deal to the appalling state of Flint, Michigan, these women are telling their stories in a captivating way. Although AOC was the only one of the four women to win their election, all the stories of these women should be talked about. -DE
The summer film season has finally arrived, and things are kicking off with a bang! With so many anticipated releases, Your Info Daily has done the hard work for you and picked out three major must-sees that come out this week.
the final trailer for dark phoenix starring sophie turner, jessica chastain, evan peters and jennifer lawrence
This film comes on the heels of Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox. CEO Bob Iger said that they have plans to integrate the X-Men with the Marvel Universe. Some fans are speculating "X-Men: Dark Phoenix" could be a send-off film.
DC fans are in for a real treat with the movie adaptation of Shazam! Produced by the maker of Aquaman and The Conjuring, Peter Safran does not disappoint. Chuck’s Zachary Levi brings this character to life with his riveting and dorky portrayal. Being a young-at-heart character trapped inside a ripped superhero will draw plenty of laughs and a fun ride. Check out Shazam! At your local theatre today! -LD
From the creator of MTV’s Sweet/Vicious, comes the coming-of-age comedy that is bound to pull at your heartstrings. Known for her role in Jane the Virgin, Gina Rodriguez stars as Jenny, a newly single young adult and employee. Follow her journey with Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow) as they go on a hilarious and unforgettable trip through the Big Apple. Filled with plenty of quips, girl power, and relatable scenes, this is a film that you don’t want to miss! Check it out on April 19th. - LD
Watch the Trailer for Amy Poehler's "Wine Country" starring Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer and Emily Spivey
The trailer for "Wine Country" directed by Amy Poehler has officially been released and fans can not wait. The comedy follows a group of middle-aged women as they celebrate their long-time friend Rebecca's (Rachel Dratch) 50th birthday at a winery in Napa. With wine, women and woes trouble seems to be a guarantee. This film is a must-see for fans of these comedic legends and adds to Netflix's incredible summer lineup. Watch the trailer here and catch Wine Country on Netflix May 10.
From the producer of the highly-acclaimed Get Out, Halloween, and The Purge series comes the new thriller Ma. Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) is a seemingly harmless loner in Ohio. She eventually ends up making friends with Maggie (Diana Silvers), a new teen to the town. Sue ends up lending her home to Maggie for parties, but this comes with a set of rules. The film follows Sue Ann, or as the teens call her "Ma," and her character unravel as an antagonist with a facade. With gripping performances from Luke Evans, and Juliette Lewis, and Corey Fogelmanis, this terror party is one you don’t want to miss. - LD
Over the past week Donald Glover released a trailer for his much anticipated project that is releasing this Saturday. Guava Island's trailer released at Gambino's event in New Zealand at PHAROS Festival. Guava Island is apparently a story of crime and features an amazing performance from both him and Rihanna. Unfortunately for us, the trailer has not been authorized yet. However, with a little digging through the #GuavaIsland hashtag on twitter, you may be able to find fan generated snippets of it. Guava Island is set to release for FREE on Amazon this Saturday, available for streaming at 12:01am. - DE
Netflix's New Film, "The Last Summer," Stars Kj Apa, Maia Mitchell, Jacob Latimore, Halston Sage and Tyler Posey
Netflix is looking forward to warmer days as they begin to release their summer lineup. With sequels having been announced for To All the Boys I've Loved Before and Kissing Booth, Netflix is now getting its users attention with some brand new content. The Last Summer has one of the most star-studded casts of the season with Riverdale's Kj Apa, Good Trouble's Maia Mitchell and Teen Wolf's Tyler Posey. The film follows the age-old tale of a group of friends seeking solace in the last summer they have together after high school. Promising romance, drama and comedy this film could very well be Netflix's next big hit. Watch the trailer for The Last Summer here. The film begins streaming May 3.
Teased earlier by the Queen Bee herself, this film follows Beyoncé's 2018 Coachella performance. Beyoncé's headlining performance at the desert festival last year was widely celebrated. This film catalogs the performance from its original conception to its final execution. The movie will begin streaming on April 17.
Witness if you will, the re-imagining of the most iconic series of all time. Join Academy Award winner Jordan Peele as he hosts a journey through a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. In the first episode of The Twilight Zone, comedian Samir Wassan wants to be famous...but at what cost?
Check out the full first episode of The Twilight Zone below:
The new Avengers: Endgame special look comes after what's been a waiting game for fans. Coming on the heels of an insane release for Avengers: Infinity War in 2018, Marvel is expecting an even higher turnout for this final installment. What will happen with our heroes? This spot gives fans a hint at a special reunion between characters. Tickets for Avengers: Endgame went on sale today. The film hits theaters April 26.
Watch the Trailer for Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Starring Zac Efron, Lily Collins and Kaya Scodelario
The highly anticipated film adaptation of serial killer Ted Bundy's life has just released its newest trailer. This film shows Ted Bundy through his journey to becoming the infamous serial killer we all know. This film has garnered major attention and even criticism from victim's advocates for Efron's personable portrayal of Bundy. The movie launches on Netflix May 3.
The Dead Don't Die Trailer starring Adam Driver, Selena Gomez, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton and Many More
This star-studded film is a comedic take on the traditional zombie thriller. Watch as Adam Driver, Selena Gomez, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton and many more stray from their typical filmography to fight zombies in this new trailer. The Dead Don't Die will hit theaters June 14 of this summer.