A young man’s father heads off into space to look for intelligent life. He never returns. Decades later, that young man decides to journey across the galaxy in search of his father. That’s rumored to be the plot of a new scifi film called Ad Astra, and writer-director James Gray just landed his second star.
Will Smith has starred in lots of formulaic movies. And he knows better than anyone that there's something comforting as well as exhilarating about a movie that plays out according to a set of steps. Which is what makes Men in Black 3 so weird: it's a movie where the blockbuster formula is the opposite of comforting.
Captain America is a rousing, massively entertaining movie that's as much an old-school, earnest World War II epic as it is a modern superhero action movie. It also features a showstopping song-and-dance number and moments of surprising poignancy and emotion.
Will Smith has confirmed in a video that he's "about to make 3D look goooood," when Men In Black III launches in 2012—in 3D.