Category Archives: Film Features
The Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated actor appeared in five very different movies this year, creating interesting and very different characters for each movie.
Recapping some of the movies worth catching up on over Thanksgiving either in theaters or on screeners.
The high school drama stars Ross Lynch as Dahmer during his senior year in high school, setting the stage for the murderer he would become.
“I really like the idea of giving a single, skilled filmmaker the opportunity to oversee a story of this scale. It almost feels like a television-inspired take on things, but on the big screen it’s downright revolutionary, and it gives me hope that this could become an industry-wide trend,” writes Neil Turitz.
“Universal needs to do whatever it takes to keep Bill Condon onboard to direct Bride of Frankenstein and take the time to get the script right before moving forward with someone like Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson or Emma Stone in the title role,” writes Neil Turitz.
Thanks to his friendship with Australian billionaire James Packer, Ratner shifted from Hack Director into Big Time Producer over the past decade, but now his legacy hangs in the balance along with a $450 million co-financing deal.
Ruben Ostlund’s look at the contemporary art world combines every out-of-touch Gen X-er with the emotionally blank attitudes of Xennials for a complex and fascinating journey.
The doc about the Armenian genocide is latest from Oscar-nominated filmmaker who returns to narrative features for the first time in 17 years.
When M&Ms manufacturer Mars turned down Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.,” the Hershey Company stepped in to make movie history with Reese’s Pieces
Blake Lively and Jason Clarke star in the moody character-based film that shows off another side of the “World War Z” filmmaker.
It’s Halloween season and what better way to celebrate than to take a look at the most shocking moments on the big screen in recent memory.
“It” and “Happy Death Day” are doing much better this season than movies with big name stars. What gives?
“These films helped [women], even if it was simply to tell our subconscious that it’s ok to feel dissatisfied and want change,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
Sweden’s Oscar entry already won the Palme D’Or at Cannes, and U.S. audiences will finally have a chance to see it after a lengthy festival run.
A look at all the movies in development, production or post-production at the company, which is reeling from the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
It’s clear that external forces are affecting the decision-making process of those who decide which films get made and which do not. Some things are scarier to those in charge than others, but are these executives being too sensitive about the wrong things?
Neil Turitz takes a deep look at where the start of Oscar season using only six words.
The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member writes and directs the action-comedy.
Featuring interviews with Guillermo del Toro, Elijah Wood, Peter Bogdanovich, Danny Elfman and a couple surprise guests.
The director of My Week with Marilyn and Woman in Gold tells the story of A.A. Milne’s creation of the literary character with Domhnall Gleason, Margot Robbie, and newcomer Will Tilston.
What is it about Tom Cruise that makes you want to go see his movies? Despite struggling domestic box offices, the world has very loudly shouted, we want more Cruise! Except no one has been able to pinpoint exactly what it is we want; we just know we want it.
The prolific television director, producer (“The L Word”) takes on a passion project in telling the story of “Professor Marston & the Wonder Women,” starring Luke Evans and Rebecca Hall.
While Blade Runner 2049 won raves from critics, the film underperformed in its opening weekend. As studios are determined to stick with franchises, here are seven sequels that could succeed in continuing their original stories and wooing audiences.
Movies that expect the viewer to have watched previous movies or read previous source material are likely hurting themselves as opposed to fresh new takes on popular characters.
With his new film “American Made” and previous one “The Wall,” Liman proves he’s able to do much more than big-budget studio action movies, so why is he rarely the first name mentioned for big-budget tentpole movies?
The Oscar-winning actor has been making lower-profile indies the past few years, but shouldn’t she be looking at making something that will remind the general populace what a great actor she is? Or at least movies that might get seen?
Is planning so far in advance for franchise release dates ultimately hurting studio films? Neil Turitz takes a look at the tentpole movies from Universal, Marvel, and DC that are driving Hollywood’s future.
In honor of My Little Pony: The Movie releasing this weekend April decided to rank her personal favorite animated films, not from Disney or Pixar.
For decades, Hollywood has turned to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to provide the perfect song for a number of films and television shows, though no one seems to have been a bigger fan than Cameron Crowe, who used Petty tunes in Jerry Maguire, Elizabethtown and We Bought a Zoo.
With the actor’s latest, American Made, disappointing at the box office, it might be signaling “the requiem for the Movie Star,” according to Neil Turitz, but he offers some hope on how Cruise can come out of this freefall.