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Cinema isn’t just about the latest Disney/Pixar project or Star Wars spin-off. Memorable storytelling is happening all over the film industry, from Hollywood’s box-office-busting superhero smashes to small, innovative indie experiments. The Verge’s film section is here to help you sort through the latest Hollywood news and reviews, from favorite genres like sci-fi, fantasy, and horror to the independent movies that matter.

The Mortal Kombat movie is at its best when it mimics the games

Sony is testing a PlayStation video streaming service in Poland

Lego’s new $200 R2-D2 set is the droid you’re looking for

Disney inks a huge Sony deal to bring Spider-Man and other films to Disney Plus and Hulu

New Trailers: Army of the Dead, The Underground Railroad, Resident Evil, and more

F9 gets a fast and furious new trailer ahead of its June 25th debut

How Disney’s ‘real’ lightsaber patent actually works

Think tape measures — or slap bracelets, in reverse

It may be curtains for Arclight and Pacific, the theaters I’ve only dreamt of attending

New Trailers: Cruella, The Woman in the Window, Loki, and more

Hasbro’s new $700 Optimus Prime toy can finally transform all on its own

Top Gun: Maverick is the latest major blockbuster to skip the summer movie season

Today I learned Disney is making a retractable lightsaber, and I need to see it

Phoebe Waller-Bridge will co-star with Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones 5

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is getting a 4K HDR remaster on June 8th

New trailers: Black Widow, Rick and Morty, and more

25 years later, Space Jam has a new website — and the first trailer for the sequel

The Star Wars Vintage Collection brings classic cartoons and shows to Disney Plus

Hulu’s WeWork documentary gives us Adam Neumann and little else

Warner Bros. cancels ‘New Gods’ from Ava DuVernay and an Aquaman spinoff from James Wan

NBCUniversal might save its movies for Peacock instead of Netflix or HBO

Netflix is buying two Knives Out sequels to make its next big franchise

New Trailers: Stowaway, Made for Love, The Suicide Squad, and more

The Suicide Squad’s first trailer steals all the color from the Snyder Cut

The black-and-white Snyder Cut is definitely black-and-white and definitely still 4:3

Ghost of Tsushima is getting a movie adaptation from the director of John Wick

Black Widow and Cruella are now coming to Disney Plus at the same time as theaters

Grogu never stops eating, and now there’s a toy to match his appetite

Warner Bros. will return to theatrical releases in 2022, ending its HBO Max experiment

Netflix is turning Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR comic into a live-action movie and anime

Zack Snyder’s Justice League to receive an additional black-and-white release on HBO Max

New trailers: In the Heights, the WeWork documentary, Concrete Cowboy and more

Tenet coming to HBO Max — which director Nolan called the “worst streaming service” —on May 1st