We have an animated Oscar frontrunner, ladies and gentlemen. How To Train Your Dragon 2 dominated the 42nd annual Annie Awards tonight. The DreamWorks Animation sequel won Best Animated Feature, Best Director for Dean DeBlois and four other trophies during the ceremony at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Show More Summary
DreamWorks Animation’s highflying sequel How To Train Your Dragon 2 sailed away with the big prize tonight at the 42nd annual Annie Awards. Writer-director Dean DeBlois‘ film scored a leading six trophies, including Director and Best...Show More Summary
The Art Directors Guild’s 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are being presented tonight from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. We’ll be posting the winners live, so check here for the complete list. Show More Summary
The Art Directors Guild's 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are being presented tonight from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Comedian Owen Benjamin is host of the awards that honor the best in production design in 11 categories for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos. Show More Summary
Kim Jong Il, the current dictator’s dead demented dad, snatched actress Choi Eun-Hee and director Shin Sang-Ok.
Spoilers ahead… Some of our politicians are going to be very, very happy with Vibhu Puri’s Hawaizaada. (About that title – is it just me, or did you too feel, when you first encountered it, that you’d heard a swearword?) The film posits that an Indian named Shivkar Bapuji Talpade invented the airplane eight years […]
Over at Afritecture: In this clip from from the 2012 World Architecture Festival, programme director Paul Finch tells us how the jury were “bowled over” by the hand-constructed Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre by Peter Rich Architects, winner of the festival’s World Building of the Year award in 2009.. Show More Summary
Mike Suszek (@mikesuszek) talks with Reviews Content Director Richard Mitchell (@TheRichardM) about the years Richard spent watching Joystiq grow. He reminisces about his Xbox 360 Fanboy days as well as the time he accepted a job at Joystiq. Listen...
Director Colin Trevorrow offers a sneak peek at the upcoming 'Jurassic World' Super Bowl trailer debuting this Sunday with a new photo. [...]
Michael Moore, left-wing crybaby known for nonstop hit pieces on conservatives, is now claiming 10 years later that Clint Eastwood threatened to kill him if he showed up at his house with
“Funny Ha Ha” and “Computer Chess” director Andrew Bujalski brings an unexpected, loose, jangly energy to the surprisingly successful “Results,” a romantic comedy that stars Cobie Smulders, Guy Pearce and Kevin Corrigan. With structural...Show More Summary
John Carpenter, "Lost Themes" (Sacred Bones). Horror movie master John Carpenter is best known for his classic screamers including "Halloween," "Escape From New York" and "They Live," but many may not realize that the director also scores his own movies, filling them with eerie strings and...
When it premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu, which takes place during a 2012 Jihadist takeover of Northern Mali, was recognized as a remarkably topical movie that was still exemplary of its director’s generous, lyrical vision of the world. In his review of the film this... More »
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Romantic comedies involving couples over the age of 60 are rare, and so Brett Haley’s I’ll See You in My Dreams, which premiered this week at Sundance, is a pleasant surprise. Show More Summary
HBO has acquired U.S. television rights to director Marc Silver's 3 1/2 Minutes, a documentary about the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis, and the subsequent trial of his killer, Michael Dunn. The docu premiered in the U.S. Show More Summary
Last week, we were surprised by the arrival of the teaser trailer for Fantastic Four, the comic book franchise reboot from Chronicle director Josh Trank. Many people pointed out the similarities in the style and tone of the teaser trailer with that of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. Show More Summary
Mike Nichols' death in November was a shock in part because the Oscar, Tony and Emmy Award-winning director — he also won a Grammy, making for a rare EGOT — had come to seem like someone who would simply always be there, an immovable part of the cultural landscape. That also...
Nic Cage is back in the theaters this coming week, starring in Outcast. Costarring is the seldom seen Hayden Christensen (although some think that’s a good thing). Here’s the trailer to judge for yourself. DIRECTOR: Nicholas Powell (directorial debut. Show More Summary
Kevin Macdonald directed one of my absolute favorite movies of the last ten years, the twisty political thriller State of Play. As such, I was especially excited when I had opportunity to chat with the director about his latest project, Black Sea (now in theaters). Show More Summary
Long before he was a legendary film director, Kubrick was a staff photographer at LOOK magazine and, naturally, was rather good at it. Back in 1945, the youngest staff photographer at LOOK magazine was steadily proving that his skill...Show More Summary