Tag: film

Watch a Tilda Swinton-narrated clip from Jóhann Jóhannsson’s final film

When he unexpectedly passed away in 2018, Jóhann Jóhannson left behind a massive legacy as a composer of music for film, television, dance, and theatre. He was one of his nation’s brightest lights to shine on the global stage, and now even in death, his reputation will continue to grow. He spent his final years […]

Eli Roth Set To Direct a Feature Film Adaptation of The Video Game BORDERLANDS

Eli Roth (Hostel, The Green Inferno, Death Wish) has signed on to direct a feature film adaptation of the wildly successful video game Borderlands. The project is being produced by Lionsgate and this seems like the kind of project that Roth would have a lot of fun directing. I’m not really the biggest fan of […]

Jennifer Lawrence Set to Star in Netflix Original Comedy Film DON'T LOOK UP, Written and Directed by Adam McKay

I am a big fan of Jennifer Lawrence, who has been in some great movies like Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and Joy, but I haven’t seen her in anything I really liked since Passengers in 2016. So I’m happy to report that she is set to star in an upcoming Netflix comedy called Don’t […]

Claire Denis prepares new film with Robert Pattinson and Margaret Qualley

It would appear that Claire Denis has gotten a taste of celebrity and would like some more. During the release of her most recent film High Life, she often remarked on the press trail how launching a film with Robert Pattinson in the lead was unlike anything she’d done before in her career; a constant […]

Director Wes Ball Confirms That Disney's PLANET OF THE APES Film is Not a Reboot and Will Continue Caesar's Legacy

It was recently reported that Disney’s upcoming Planet of the Apes movie would be a reboot of the franchise. A lot of fans were upset by the news, but I’ve got an update to share with you today that will make fans happy. The update comes from the director of the new film, Wes Ball. […]

Martin Scorsese is tackling the western genre with his next film

Martin Scorsese lives rent-free in the heads of his many detractors, as the latest wave of boneheaded tweets about how the man keeps re-making the same movie have made clear. Everyone with all their brain-lobes plugged in knows that he’s dabbled in the musical, melodrama, road picture and many other genres. But this is of […]

Inside the world’s most important (and accessible) short film festival

Until recently, my most vivid memory from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival was of a film, screened specially for local school children like me, in which a scary looking man in a green suit unleashed chaos on the streets of Tokyo by throwing grenades around, killing people. The year was 2009, I had just […]

Trailer For RZA's CUT THROAT CITY a Heist Film Set in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

If you’re a fan of heist films, I’ve got a trailer for you to watch today that might interest you. It’s titled Cut Throat City and it comes from musician and filmmaker RZA (The Man with the Iron Fists and Love Beats Rhymes). The story follows four boyhood friends in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward “who return after Hurricane […]

Ubisoft's Film Adaptation of WEREWOLVES WITHIN Moves Forward With a Director and Cast

The feature film adaptation of Ubisoft’s virtual reality game Werewolves Within is moving forward with director Josh Ruben (Scare Me) and actors Michael Chernus (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Sam Richardson (Veep). The film will be a horror-comedy, which is perfect for Ruben. I recently saw Ruben’s film Scare Me at the Sundance Film Festival, and I […]

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