When we first heard Warner Bros was making a Lego movie, we more or less assumed that it’d be getting the Smurfs/Yogi Bear/Chipmunks treatment, where they take a beloved children’s [...]
One of the biggest challenges for Monsters University was being a prequel. As director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae acknowledge, the audience knows where the characters are going to end up, so the challenge was to turn the inevitable into a strength. And it’s fair to say they pulled it off. We talked to [...]
Last night, the Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out for technical achievements in television, and among the new categories this year was the Primetime Emmy for best inanimate object in a television series. It was a fierce competition between the...
Kibwe Tavares’ vision for “Jonah” is a unique one. Though the film is laden with visual effects from Factory Fifteen and Jellyfish Pictures, they are there only to serve the story. Themes of greed, hubris and loss are rendered in moving performances by the film’s three primary actors, Daniel Kaluuya, Malachi Kirby and Louis Mahoney. [...] Posted on Motionographer
One of the staples of the Los Angeles Film Festival is the festival’s Coffee Talk series which bring together top names in the industry to discuss their craft and offer inside insights on what it is like to be a working director, screenwriter, actor, or composer. Show More Summary
We interrupt this program to bring you the new trailer for Anchorman: The Legend Continues. Fans of the original newsreaders-behaving-badly comedy, which came out nearly a decade ago, won’t be disappointed by the trailer for the second installment. Show More Summary
The answer is none. I know that, I’m no dummy. Life is hard and expensive and crowded enough that we don’t need a Tek from The Real World: Hawaii‘s sunglasses line or, like, Irene’s Teddy Bears. Hahah. Are there any other reality shows? Ummm. Aaden from Jon and Kate + Eight could have a line [...]
Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet is heading to the big screen as an animated feature, and now Salma Hayek’s passion project (she’s onboard as producer) has landed an all-star cast that includes John Krasinski, Frank Langella, Alfred Molina, Liam Neeson and … Continue reading ?
Get a first look at one of this season's top awards contenders. Fox Searchlight has released a batch of photos introducing us to Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, a man living in New York during the mid-1800s who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the deep south. Show More Summary
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Russell Crowe has decided on a directorial debut project. The actor will helm and star in The Water Diviner, based on a script by Andrew Knight and Andrew Anastasios. Set in 1919, The Water Diviner follows an Australian father travels … Continue reading ?
A few years back, I had an opportunity to shoot actual Super 16mm film for the first time. I had access to the Aaton A-Minima Camera. It’s a small camera that takes 200 foot rolls of film stock which comes … Continue reading ?
Dumber and Dumber To is happening after all. After the comedy flick got dumped by Warner Bros. last week, the Farrelly Brothers were allowed to shop it around town, and now, the sequel to 1994?s comedy hit has found a … Continue reading ?
Below, you'll find a new preview for Edgar Wright's The World's End that is being called the "trilogy trailer." It reflects on Wright's previous collaborations with stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost-- Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz --and...Show More Summary
It was a piece of concept art that got me (and many more) excited about a “World War Z” movie in the first place. For everyone who’d read Max Brooks’ beautifully thorough oral history, it was a little hard to imagine it translating well to film, though. Show More Summary
Okay, deep breathes all around. We had a great review of why the novel World War Z was so fantastic with the morning Cannonball Read post a couple of hours ago. So check that out. But let's be honest, we've...
Set during the WWI Gallipoli Campaign.
First footage from the film!
It has been known for sometime that there would a heavier Chinese presence in the upcoming Transformers 4. From casting Chinese actors to setting much of the film in China, it's certainly shaping up to be a little different from theShow More Summary