Mel Gibson may not always be a good director, but he’s never a stupid one. Hacksaw Ridge, his fifth feature, is blunt and effective, a picture cannily crafted for maximum effect. Whatever subtlety appears onscreen comes from its anchor performance by Andrew Garfield, who plays Desmond Doss, a real-life World War II medic who–as a…
Joshua Gordon, M.D, Ph.D., who was appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH ) in September 2016, has been appointed as the new Chair of Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr....
Lawrence Journal World reports, “Gov. Sam Brownback officially named Richard Carlson to be the next permanent secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation and director of the Kansas Turnpike Authority, but some are already saying...Show More Summary
Over its short but eventful life, modern virtual reality has yielded notable pieces involving concerts, sports, outdoor-adventure experiences, vérité documentary, Hollywood movie marketing and Pixar-esque shorts. Rarely, though, has it seen a traditional scripted? series. A new production, "Invisible,"...
A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer is a new musical collaboration between the National Theatre and Complicite Associates, currently playing at the Dorfman Theatre, with music by Tom Parkinson and lyrics by director Bryony Kimmings. Show More Summary
Michigan director Joel Potrykus has caused some mixed reactions among the crew here at TMT. While we were absolutely enthralled by the inventiveness of last year’s Buzzard, we felt the some of his more adventurous attempts in Ape verged on the cloying. Show More Summary
Director Mark Shuman is, in a way, lucky. By telling the story of Morphine, the Boston band that released a quintet of albums of cloudy, sexy blues-based rock during its tragically short life span, he was able to keep his focus tight. Show More Summary
Indian mobile payment and commerce company, Paytm has announced that K. Guru Gowrappan, Global Managing Director of the Alibaba Group will join
Deadpool 2 updates are scarce these days as one of the brains behind the highest grossing R-rated superhero movie of all time left due to creative differences with lead actor Ryan Reynolds. Fortunately, a report from Comic Book confirmed the working title for the sequel for Deadpool which appears to be reaching out to couples... Show More Summary
John Sauven is the Director of Greenpeace. As such we would rather hope that he understands how a carbon tax works. For, you know, his organisation is rather vocal on the idea that we need to do something about climate change and the carbon tax is the thing that all the economists say we should be doing. Show More Summary
The late Sidney Lumet, a quintessential “actor’s director” who spent his entire life around the profession, is an engaging enough interviewee to qualify the documentary By Sidney Lumet as indifferently watchable. The format is very close...Show More Summary
Pakistan on Wednesday conveyed to the United States that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) are patronising terrorists groups to attack soft targets in the country. National Security Adviser Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua conveyed the message to US ambassador David Hale in a meeting today, said
Director Shane Black gives an update on his Predator sequel, which will continue the story seen in the previous movies.
Kate Beckinsale and her director husband, Len Wiseman, are getting divorced — meaning it’s over for a marriage born in the “Underworld.” Wiseman filed the papers, and neither party is requesting spousal support, according to TMZ. That choice suggests a prenuptial agreement is in place. Last November,...
Community Impact Newspaper provides a detailed timeline and breakdown of the project, reporting that CTRMA Executive Director Mike Heiligenstein “… said the agency has learned quite a few lessons from these issues, including the need...Show More Summary
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The National Gallery of Canada?s Director and CEO, Marc Mayer, and the Director of the Canadian Photography Institute, Luce Lebart, officially opened the Institute?s dedicated galleries today in the presence of representatives from Scotiabank ? the Institute?s Founding Partner ? and the National Gallery of Canada Foundation. Show More Summary
Notorious German filmmaker Uwe Boll - best known for his oft derided video game movie adaptations like Alone in the Dark, BloodRayne, House of the Dead, Far Cry, Postal, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale - is retiring from filmmaking. Show More Summary
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. MEL IS BACK It was an emotional night on Monday at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theatre where director Mel Gibson got a sustained standing ovation after Andrew Garfield,...Show More Summary
The director of Postal, Alone in the Dark, Bloodrayne and Far Cry will no longer be making movies. Try to contain your glee. Did I say glee? I meant tears. Director Uwe Boll has retired, to the great relief of anybody foolish enough to option a video game IP without a specific “and Uwe Boll […]