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Oscar winner Anjelica Huston narrates the film, which is said to be inspired by European erotic dramas from the ’70s as it explores the delirious extremes some of us go to for love.
It’s a particularly sad state for the summer box office when the first weekend of August doesn’t see a single movie bring in more than $20 million, but for Sony and its would-be franchise starter, it was even worse.
Authorized and co-produced by Lucie and Desi Arnaz, Jr., the project is still negotiating with Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett to play the role of Ball during her years married to Desi Arnaz.
The legendary game was played to determine whether His Airness or the Lakers champ was the greatest basketball player of all time, and while the tape is real, the rest of Chase Pletts’ script is a work of fiction.
There had been questions last year whether David Ellison’s company would repartner with Paramount, but with a new four-year deal in place, they’re looking at rebooting the franchise with James Cameron and Deadpool director Tim Miller.
In what might the third largest high profile media company purchases of a comic company, since the Walt Disney Company bought Marvel Entertainment in 2009 and DC Comics became part of Time Warner twenty years prior, Netflix is looking to put Mark Millar’s vast array of characters onto their streaming service.
With the debut of Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later on Netflix this week, one can look back at the cast of the series so far and how many of them have gone on to become successful directors.
An animated short film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo, done as a senior thesis project at the Ringling College of Art & Design, went viral this week with nearly 18 million views on YouTube.
Reviews may not have been as horrid as some were expecting, but the movie only made $7.7 million Friday, and is performing so weakly, it’s not doing Stephen King any favors when it comes to convincing execs to adapt more of his work into film.
Packaged as the next movie for The Fits director Anna Rose Holmer, the empowering story of a waitress that wants to break into the male-dominated world of rodeo steer riding was recently packaged as a vehicle for the Oscar-winning actress.
The guys also discuss YouTube Red’s ill-advised Karate Kid sequel and the return of Miami Vice thanks to Vin Diesel.
“It’s like watching a movie about the making of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse and realizing that Pee-Wee built his private world in order to work through some pretty severe trauma. It makes the world that he’s built even more poignant, because you see why it’s important to him,” writes Drew McWeeny.
Christopher Nolan is regularly praised for his work, but not everyone is in love. Neil Turitz is ready to go to battle with Nolan fans as he gives some critical words to the acclaimed director.
Produced by Voltage Pictures, the feature film directorial debut by Sean Carter is a high concept horror flick that hasn’t been dated as of yet, but this early look at the characters and concept gives you some idea what to expect.
“Those who maintained faith in Wonder Woman were rewarded for trusting the process. After that movie, doesn’t the DCEU deserve the benefit of the doubt,” writes John Steven Rocha.
Created by Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3, Black follows a Brooklyn teen who survives a police shooting and discovers he’s far more powerful than he realized.
In a time when so many families were plagued by the memories of war, a story about a boy and his bear brought happiness back into the homes of many.
Sony Pictures is relying heavily on a Stephen King adaptation starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey to endits summer on a high note, but will the competition from Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit be too much for it?
Maggie Betts’ feature debut, a coming-of-age drama, starring Margaret Qualley, Melissa Leo, and Julianne Nicholson, received a lot of buzz out of Sundance and will play at TIFF before its October 27 release date.
The amazing story of Tom Brady, the New England Patriots and their most recent Super Bowl victory is being turned into a book and a movie by the authors and screenwriters behind Patriots Day.
The 11 newly-announced TIFF World Premieres includes Mike White’s Brad’s Status, the latest from Veep creator Armando Iannucci, plus other international filmmakers. Last year’s highlight in the program was Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-winning Best Picture, Moonlight.
The remake of the 1974 revenge thriller that helped start the genre trend and revived the career of Charles Bronson is written by Joe Carnahan and directed by Eli Roth with a release slated for November 22.