Category Archives: 2 – FILM NEWS
As we march inexorably toward both the end of the Studio Series, we come to one of the most interesting entries of the entire enterprise. Bleecker Street is a new and exciting operation in the indie world that has designs on much bigger and more impressive prey, and ultimately succeeding where Broad Green recently failed.
After wowing audiences at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the new thriller from Yorgos Lanthimos, who received an Oscar nomination for previous film The Lobster, will play at a number of fall festivals before its release on October 27. It stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Dunkirk‘s Barry Keoghan.
Starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman and Elizabeth Marvel, the filmmaker’s latest movie about family dysfunction premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May and plays at the New York Film Festival in September before streaming on Netflix starting October 13.
The drama series will follow social activist and beauty product entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is attached to star in the limited series. James will executive produce with his company’s co-founder, Maverick Carter.
The film and television superstar will produce the project, which is about the hunt for the Mongolian dictator’s tomb, along with his manager Dany Garcia and their production company. Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers will also be involved with the production.
The two talented Asian comics have been making waves in all forms of media, Park on the hit ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat and Wong on her own ABC show, American Housewife. They co-wrote the script with Michael Golamco (Grimm).
STXfilms will release the Oscar-winning screenwriter’s first foray behind the camera as director on November 22. Adapted from Molly Bloom’s own memoir, the movie follows the story of the Olympic class skier who started up a high-stakes poker game that ran for a decade before her arrest.
“Geremy Jasper’s directorial debut debuted at Sundance and features exceptional performances from Danielle Macdonald and Bridget Everett, as well some very catchy tunes,” writes Edward Douglas.
We live in troubled times. It’s on the news every day, we read about it, it keeps us up at night. Maybe it’s time to start thinking of survival plans, and who better to guide us than Hollywood?
Sony took Bad Boys 3 off its calendar and bumped Michelle MacLaren’s directorial debut The Nightingale to 2019 as it puts faith in several titles from its genre label Screen Gems.
Directed by Mark Palansky (Penelope), the sci-fi thriller received quite a bit of buzz when it premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It will be released by Lionsgate Premiere on September 8 after being offered for free on Google Play starting August 24.
It seemed like the summer box office had run its course after the past two disappointing weekends, but the New Line/Warner Bros. horror prequel was able defy most expectations and predictions, although it still ended up below the opening of its predecessors.
After making waves at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was picked up by A24, the new film from the acclaimed director of Tangerine gets its first trailer that gives some idea why the critics raved over the movie as well as Dafoe’s performance.
This week’s The Glass Castle is Naomi Watts’ fourth movie of 2017, but did you see any of them, and has she been using her considerable talents to pick the best roles that show off said talents?
The Jane Goldman adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s novel premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last year and will be released by RLJ Entertainment on September 8.
The new film from French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello (Saint Laurent) features an amazing group of young actors and an intriguing story that may not immediately be obvious from watching its gorgeous trailer.
After two very soft and disappointing weekends at the box office, things have started to pick up, mainly thanks to a horror prequel (to a prequel) that has successfully evaded the franchise fatigue that has hurt so many other movies this summer.
The studio will attempt to launch a comedy franchise with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly’s Holmes and Watson, which was pushed back from Aug. 3, 2018 to Nov. 9, 2018.
In remembrance of country music legend Glen Campbell, Neil Turitz takes a look back at the documentary that depicted the star’s struggle with Alzheimer’s, bringing awareness to the disease and showing the power of filmmaking.