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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.

This is a terrific weekend for alternate realities

End of an era: all of the updates, trailers, and commentary for Avengers: Endgame

Ralph Breaks the Internet’s directors say the Gord character came from a weird, bad joke

MoviePass will launch three new subscription plans in January

Timothy Zahn is writing a new Thrawn novel

Why zombies are so hilarious

Tom Cruise stars in impassioned PSA against motion smoothing

Roma may not earn Netflix a Best Picture Oscar, but viewers will still win

2001: A Space Odyssey’s 8K TV broadcast doesn’t quite go beyond the infinite

The best Blade Runner anime would have nothing to do with Blade Runner

11 new trailers you should watch this week

Disney is turning the original Star Wars movies into animated shorts for children

Anna and the Apocalypse is everything the words ‘Scottish Christmas zombie musical’ imply

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is dazzling, hilarious, and unique

Netflix announces new animated adaptations of Willy Wonka, Matilda, The BFG, and other Roald Dahl books

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the franchise’s Attack of the Clones when it should be The Last Jedi

The biggest unanswered questions from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

A24’s library is now available to stream for free on Kanopy

UK video game and comic publisher Rebellion is setting up a film and TV studio

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in December

9 new trailers you should watch this week

The first film by Roma director Alfonso Cuarón is streaming on Netflix

Watch the very first trailer for Disney’s The Lion King remake

The best streaming entertainment to watch with your family

The Void’s Ralph Breaks VR puts players inside a giant interactive Disney movie

Amazon Prime members can see Aquaman a week early at participating cinemas

YouTube is now streaming free, ad-supported feature films

The internet is celebrating Danny DeVito this week

Netflix’s Cam is an unsettling thriller about losing your online identity

Netflix’s Godless delivers everything the Coen brothers’ new project once promised

Major directors, actors petition Warner Bros. to save FilmStruck

Blumhouse is making eight thriller features for Amazon