Sopranos Ending, and Beginning; Johansson and Disney Settle; Tables

The Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark arrives right this moment, 14 years after the Sopranos ending; a persuasive interpretation of stated Sopranos ending; Scarlet Johansson and Disney settle; the brand new Academy Museum seems to be great.

Out Now: The Many Saints of Newark is in theaters and on HBO Max, and Venom: Let There Be Carnage is now in theaters. The scariest of the entire new movies right this moment, The Addams Family 2, is in theaters and on video on demand.

Alan Taylor: Here’s our interview with the Many Saints of Newark director, who I feel has very impressively honored the legacy of The Sopranos whereas making a film that additionally stands alone. We discuss Michael Gandolfini’s tribute to his dad, dwelling as much as the expectations of Sopranos creator David Chase, and extra. Don’t pay attention till you’ve seen the film, capeesh? There are quite a lot of spoilers. You can pay attention on Apple or Spotify or right here:

Don’t Stop: The Hollywood Reporter‘s James Hibberd also spoke to Taylor, and got him to spin out a very reasonable interpretation of The Sopranos‘ final scene, pictured above.

Hooray for Hollywood: After 18 very rough months for the industry, the standard-bearers responsible for the Oscars opened the Academy Museum yesterday. It has R2D2, Dorothy’s crimson sneakers, an alien from Alien, a room dedicated to Bruce Lee, and way more — together with two beautiful new theaters, as Caleb Hammond particulars right here.

Earth From 364 Miles Up: Jason Hehir, director of Netflix’s Countdown: Inspiration 4 Mission to Space, is over the moon in regards to the present’s breathtaking footage of Earth — taken from 364 miles above our planet. For you Canadians on the market, that’s 585 kilometers. Margeaux Sippell spoke with Hehir.

Millionaires Fighting: Scarlett Johansson and Disney have settled, with no phrases disclosed. The Black Widow star sued in July, arguing that Disney’s simultaneous launch of the movie in theaters and by way of Disney+ minimize considerably into money she would have acquired from the movie’s field office. But that’s throughout now. “I’m incredibly proud of the work we’ve done together over the years and have greatly enjoyed my creative relationship with the team,” Johansson stated in a press release. “I look forward to continuing our collaboration in years to come.” Alan Bergman, chairman of Disney Studios Content, stated in a press release that Disney appreciates Johansson’s “contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe” and seems to be ahead to working with Johansson on upcoming initiatives, together with Tower of Terror.

Comment of the Day: In response to our submit about Screen Crush author Matt Singer’s protection of body-switch films, a commenter named Allon writes: “One other observation about body-swap movies that makes them endearing, in a way: the fact that the ‘older’ half almost always needs to be self-deprecating. ‘I’m like the crypt keeper!’”

Respect the Crypt Keeper: Props to my buddy Chris Pappas for watching the following the sketch for the primary time and realizing instantly that George, the man who enters on the 3:47 mark, is a business rival of Carrie’s who most likely additionally works in tables. I’ve watched the sketch between eight and 900 occasions with out selecting up on this element till now. It’s just like the Sopranos ending that means. Thanks Chris!


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