Author Archives: Edward Douglas
Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and others have had erratic filmographies in their later years, but it’s not because they’re any less talented as filmmakers.
East Coast Editor Edward Douglas looks at the pros and cons of the festival circuit and if it really helps independent films find an audience.
Rampage will win Friday with $11.5 million including $2.4 million from Thursday previews, but A Quiet Place should still be able to steal a second weekend victory.
Roshani Chokshi’s bestselling novel tells the story of a 12-year-old girl who inadvertently releases a spirit bent on destroying the world unless she can stop it.
About the relationship between a man and his dachshund Lily using an octopus that attaches to Lily to grapple with ideas about illness, death and holding on (and letting go) to the pets we love.
The director of Me and Earl and the Dying GIrl will helm the biopic about the Canadian owner of some of New York City’s most notorious nightclubs in the ’90s.
Directed by Silas Howard, the June 1 release stars Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer and introduces Leo James Davis as 4-year-old Jake whose parents are concerned with his/her gender identity questions.
Elastigirl has a job as a full-time superhero leaving Mr. Incredible at home with the kids including a super-powered baby Jack-Jack.
Zhao’s feature about a badly-injured cowboy, played by real-life cowboy Brady Jandreau, was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards, and has played dozens of film festivals since its Cannes debut.
Gong Li and Jet Li join the live action film based on the 1998 animated feature, which will be directed by Whale Rider director Niki Caro.
Friday the 13th should give a big boost to last week’s “A Quiet Place” and might keep “Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare” from completely bombing.
Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett do most of the plotting for a planned jewelry heist at New York’s annual Met Gala. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, James Corden, Sarah Paulson and many more.
Mr. Robot creator Sam Ismael brings Ross Thomas’ Briarpatch to USA, while Meg Abbott adapts her own cheerleading novel Dare Me into an hour-long drama.
In Elijah Bynum’s debut, Chalamet plays a young man who gets involved with selling drugs while trying to win the girl, in this case played by It Follows star Maika Monroe.
Forty-four films have been announced so far with more films to be added for the 71st annual film festival which takes place from May 8 through May 19.
The duo’s first produced screenplay unwraps the mystery surrounding a fateful night for Senator Ted Kennedy in 1969 that would affect the rest of his political career.
Based on the ‘80s arcade game, the filmmaker behind San Andreas continues his attempt at making “elevated genre” with one of the world’s biggest A-list stars.
Follows an American family who move into an old Victorian house in London and begin to believe it might be haunted.
The touching tale of a biologist and the baby owl she took in and cared for is being adapted by Dolphin Tale co-writer Karen Janszen.
The series of science fiction novels have been influential on everyone from George Lucas to George RR Martin, but previous attempts to turn it into a feature film or television series have generally failed.
The series follows a young artist who discovers she has the supernatural powers to track an immortal that feeds off the souls of children.
The screenwriter and director of the period thriller talk about how Gilroy’s script, written 27 years ago, was revived and revised for modern audiences.