Jack Giroux

Jack Giroux is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Los Angeles, he is an entertainment journalist who's previously written for Thrillist, Slash Film, Film School Rejects, and The Film Stage.

‘The Gentleman’ Trailer: Guy Ritchie Returns to His Roots

Guy Ritchie is back to his old stomping ground with The Gentleman, a crime comedy that screams “from the director of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There’s gunplay, banter, and exceptional style on display in the new trailer for The Gentleman. It has class and profanity to spare from the look of it.  The Trailer The last time Ritchie directed a crime pic was 2008’s RocknRolla, an overlooked movie with a charismatic cast and soundtrack. Since then, the filmmaker has been...

Shannon Lee Open to Conversation with ‘Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood’ Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is no stranger to controversy. The singular filmmaker has always been uncompromising, but for some, his style can cross the line into offensiveness. Take this year’s Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood, for example. The movie drew a tiny bit of outrage before it was even filmed, which is unquestionably ridiculous, and its depiction of the legendary Bruce Lee drew both criticism and offense, which isn’t so ridiculous. Lee’s daughter, Shannon Lee, expressed her disappointment more...

A ‘Doctor Sleep’ Director’s Cut is Coming

Doctor Sleep is one of the more faithful Stephen King adaptations in recent years. By faithful, meaning it got the tone and spirit of his work instead of turning it into a chuckle fest like the confounding It: Chapter Two. Director Mike Flanagan’s movie nailed the scares, the humanity, the wackiness, and everything else that’s beloved about King’s writing. Sadly, the sequel to The Shining didn’t catch on like wildfire with audiences. With a budget around $50 million, Doctor Sleep only grossed...

Zoë Kravitz Looks Back at the Past in First ‘High Fidelity’ Trailer

Ready to talk about music and heartbreak? Then Hulu has the show for you. The streaming service is releasing a new adaptation of Nick Hornby’s classic breakup story, “High Fidelity,” next year. Previously, the story was adapted as a great movie starring John Cusack as Rob Gordon, who’s a man-child in ownership of a struggling record shop and serious relationship issues. It’s all about him finally growing up and learning from the mistakes of the past. Zoë Kravitz will go on a similar...

Another Remake of ‘Carrie’ Is In the Works at FX

Carrie, the famous red-haired girl with telekinetic powers, will live to destroy another prom again. Another adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel and his first big hit is in the works, but this time, it’s for television. FX is planning a miniseries based on the novel, which has already been adapted for film twice and once for television.  The FX Reboot  Collider learned of the new series, which doesn’t have a script, cast, or any of that jazz yet. It’s in very early stages. What...

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