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I appreciate Sergeant Major Rush's thoughtful article reviewing my film. It seems that, because of Fury, released in 2014, I will forever be known by some parties as the filmmaker who failed to do his homework.
The most recent executive director of Aspen Film, John Thew, was "abruptly" fired in April 2017. Thew has filed suit against the nonprofit, claiming his employment termination was made for "personal reasons" by a board member.
In a news release, Rovio said the animated film, The Angry Birds Movie 2, will debut on September 20, 2019. This is not a random date, as it marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the original Angry Birds in 2009.
Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o are set to star in a buddy movie for director Ava DuVernay after a tweet of the two went viral.
In the face of continued disruption of creative markets, a list of more than 80 notable European directors today issued a call at the Cannes International Film Festival for "internet giants" to invest more in the region's film scene. Cannes has already ...
Tomorrow, Logan will finally make its way to Blu-ray and DVD, and hardcore X-Men fan can't wait to pry open the film's special features. The critically acclaimed film is slated to hit home release with a slew of deleted scenes, but there is one which ...
A casting company for a new Mike Leigh film about the Peterloo massacre is looking for extras ahead of filming "in the Lincoln area" in June.
Warner Bros. made a big announcement about the Justice League movie today. Director Zack Snyder has dropped out amid a family tragedy, with Avengers director Joss Whedon stepping in to finish the film, which is due out in November. The Hollywood ...
Stallone also tweeted the recently unveiled poster for the movie and wished the filmmakers good luck, adding "I like the energy of Bollywood.
At first glance, Patty Jenkins' Wonder woman might just seem like another superhero movie in an already crowded summer marketplace.
From their tiny offices in Berlin's grungy but hip Kreuzberg district, Komplizen Film - producer-director Maren Ade, 40, and producers Janine Jackowski, 40, and Jonas Dornbach, 39 - have quietly carved out a niche in the global art house circuit ...
Ever since Swacch Bharat initiative was announced by the Centre with the aim of making India clean by Gandhiji's 150th birth anniversary in 2019, toilets have come to be seen as important in our lives.
Director Chris McKay says there's a giant Easter Egg for fans of The Dark Knight that serves as the setting in The LEGO Batman Movie.
The LEGO Batman Movie is probably about as tonally distanced from Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy as two films about the same character can be.
... the movie business than Uruguayan writer-director Fede Alvarez? By doing his second film on spec, he managed to own a majority stake in Don't Breathe, a horror film that cost $7 million and grossed $157 million worldwide. That brought him ...
Film-maker Tony Leondis could not resist the temptation: He has designed a world in which these fantasy figures exist. His The Emoji Movie, a Sony animation, reaches US theatres in July. "I want to know what the story is behind the phone" where emojis ...
Director Robin Campillo didn't have to do any research for his new film, the Cannes competition entry 120 Beats Per Minute, which focuses on the impassioned AIDS activists within the Paris chapter of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in the ...
media Iranian actor Reza Akhlaghirad, Iranian actress Nasim Adabi, Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof and Iranian actress Soudabeh Beizaee pose on May 19, 2017 during a photocall for the film 'Lerd' (A Man of Integrity) at the 70th Cannes Film festival.
Universal is officially moving along on a sequel to the 2008 hit "Mamma Mia," with "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" scribe Ol Parker writing and directing the new movie. The studio also dated the film, titled "Mamma Mia: ... The first film is based on ...
Ah, the Scarface Saga. At one point, it was going to be the next Antoine Fuqua joint. And I was excited, because I'm always down for Fuqua.
Review: "Graduation" and "Happiest Day" two foreign films with directors at peak form ... The latest grim but beautifully made body-politic dissection from writer-director Cristian Mungiu, it centers on middle-aged doctor Romeo (Adrian Titieni ...
(After booking the Netflix pair, Cannes made a new rule that its competition films must have a traditional theatrical release in France after the French cinema Federation objected.
Golden Globe winner Isabelle Huppert, in Cannes with two films, participated in a candid talk as part of Kering's woman in Motion program.
There'd been rumblings that Sony wanted to make a Venom solo film, and the studio has locked in a major star to take on the iconic Spider-Man baddie.
Said Ben Said's SBS films, which recently produced Paul Verhoeven's Oscar-nominated "Elle," is producing the film. Shooting will start in the summer. "Place Publique" stars Bacri as Castro, a once-famous TV host who gets together with old friends ...
This year, fans were forced to bid farewell to Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart as the actor bowed out of the X-Men movies.
What do an itinerant elephant in Thailand, a time capsule, a teenage girl on a mystic journey in Japan and a civil servant facing eviction have in common?
What do an itinerant elephant in Thailand, a time capsule, a teenage girl on a mystic journey in Japan and a civil servant facing eviction have in common?
A few years ago, Korean director Bong Joon Ho adapted a 70s French comic into film, creating the unexpectedly stunning and brutal Snowpiercer.
While I wasn't a big fan of Dracula Untold (I really liked Luke Evans in the title role, though, but I found the overall film disappointing), I'm confident Gary Shore will bring his visual flair to Red River. And hey, it's a vampire movie set in ...
Logan director James Mangold discusses the black and white version of the film, Logan Noir, and what his X-23 movie would look like. Earlier this year, the third installment in 20th Century Fox's X-Men spinoff series following Hugh Jackman's Wolverine ...
After "The Artist" and "The Search," French director Michel Hazanavicius is back at the Cannes Film festival with "Redoubtable," a comedy-laced romantic film chronicling the tumultuous relationship between iconic French director Jean-Luc Godard and ...
A founding member of BIFF, Kim suffered a fatal heart attack during the Cannes Film festival.
Okay, so they have several big problems on their hands, but the one that is occupying our minds today is the ongoing struggle to find and keep a director for Ezra ...
Sony might have a shortlist to play its first Valiant Comics hero. A former Game of Thrones star joins Amazon's Philip K. Dick anthology.
The Cannes Film festival kicks off on Wednesday with a familiar mix of big-name auteurs, a sprinkling of Hollywood glamour, and little-known hopefuls aiming to make an impact on one of the biggest stages in world cinema.
The story of a disappearance which betokens some larger, metaphysical dysfunction has something of Antonioni's L'Avventura - a film whose importance and example continues unabated - and the single, static shot of a school about to let the pupils out ...
The Flash movie is taking a long time to get made, but it looks like the film is getting closer to happening now. Sources told Variety that Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future) and Matthew Vaughn (Snatch, Kingsman) are the "top choices ...
What does having your film play at Cannes mean for a filmmaker? CF: As a French filmmaker, for me Cannes Film festival is one of the best opportunities to watch the most interesting and innovative independent films and meet the people (directors, ...
But his biggest starring role was in the Irish-based film director John Boorman's movie 'The Emerald Forest'.
Claire's Camera is one of three films Hong is releasing in 2017, and his second at this year's festival. For Claire's Camera, Hong reunites with Oscar-nominee Isabelle Huppert, who gave one of her greatest performances in his 2012 film In Another Country.
At the premiere of his latest movie at the Cannes Film festival, a famous Mexican director noted a trend to make gringo-style movies in Mexico, something he rated as a big mistake. "The best film is the kind where you see things that are very true, and ...
Cleveland, Ohio - Frederic Lahey, prominent scholar, filmmaker and former head of the Colorado Film school, has been named the inaugural director of Cleveland State University's School of Film, Television and Interactive Media. Lahey will direct ...
The Flash movie has hit some rough patches, but Robert Zemeckis and Matthew Vaughn are in the running for the director's chair. News Mike Cecchini ... The Flash movie was supposed to go into production soon, but after losing its director late in 2016 ...
On May 16, 1977, grindhouse filmmaker Michael Findlay was infamously decapitated by a rogue helicopter blade in an accident as horrific as his trademark nasty on-screen murders.
As part of the pact, Annapurna will get the rights to a feature film from Barry Jenkins, the director behind the coming-of-age Oscar best picture winner.
Ever since we heard they were making a movie together, we've been wondering if they were going to push the envelope even further together.


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