‘9-1-1’ Adds Ryan Guzman as Series Regular

‘9-1-1’ Adds Ryan Guzman as Series Regular Ryan Guzman has joined the cast of Fox’s “9-1-1” as a series regular for Season 2, the network announced on Wednesday. Guzman will play a firefighter who joins the firehouse led by Peter Krause’s ...

Horror Highlights: The Axiom Trailer, Release Details for Orion Classics’ The Domestics, Billy Boy Comic Books

The trailer for The Axiom is here (after being shown alongside the poster at Cannes Film Festival) and headlines today's Horror Highlights. Also in today's Highlights: the recently relaunched Orion ...

Karlovy Vary Film Festival to honour 'Rain Man' director Barry Levinson

Levinson will accept the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. Karlovy Vary Film Festival (Kviff) will honour Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson as part of its 53rd ...

Barry Levinson To Be Honored At 2018 Karlovy Vary Film Festival

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival announced on Wednesday that Oscar-winner Barry Levinson will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at the 2018 ...

MGM Revives Orion Classics With Kate Bosworth Thriller ‘The Domestics’

MGM Revives Orion Classics With Kate Bosworth Thriller ‘The Domestics’ One year after resurrecting Orion Films, MGM is bringing back its specialty offshoot, Orion Classics, with their first release set to be the Kate Bosworth thriller “The Domestics.” Written and ...

Orion Classics relaunches as specialty distribution platform

Orion Classics relaunches as specialty distribution platform Label originally launched in 1983; titles included Pedro Almodóvar’s Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. MGM-owned Orion Pictures has revived Orion Classics 35 years after its launch, ...

Orion Classics Re-Launching With Kate Bosworth-Tyler Hoechlin’s ‘Domestics’

Orion Classics is relaunching with the thriller “The Domestics” on June 28 in theaters, followed by a video on demand release the next day. MGM made the announcement Monday, saying the MGM label will ...

Cannes Review: ‘The Wild Pear Tree’ Marks Another Triumph for Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Last week we saw a film from Pawel Pawlikowski that crossed continents and spanned decades and lasted a mere 84 minutes. With the exception of a devastating climax that skips a few years, the majority ...

Ethan Hawke on ‘First Reformed,’ Making a ‘Before’ Film in 2018, and Getting Paid More When He Carries a Gun

Ethan Hawke on ‘First Reformed,’ Making a ‘Before’ Film in 2018, and Getting Paid More When He Carries a Gun In his new film “First Reformed,” Ethan Hawke stars as Reverend Toller, an ailing former military chaplain, who counsels an expectant father so disturbed by climate change that he wants his wife to ...

The Queer Immigrant Documentary ‘Abu’ Offers Cinema as Self-Portrait [New York Indian Film Festival]

The Queer Immigrant Documentary ‘Abu’ Offers Cinema as Self-Portrait [New York Indian Film Festival] Filmmakers are adept at the art of disguise, especially when it comes to their own stories. Sometimes it merely involves a change in name and location – Richard Linklater’s Before Trilogy is premised ...

Spotlight on the Stars: Ethan Hawke

If you’re a fan of cinema, chances are, you’re also a fan of Ethan Hawke. The multi-hyphenate actor/writer/director has made a career out of exploring interesting avenues. As stated once before in a ...

Nicole Kidman Crime Thriller ‘Destroyer’ Sells to Annapurna

Annapurna has picked up U.S. rights to “Destroyer” out of the Cannes Film Festival market, Variety has confirmed. The crime thriller has been building buzz since sales agents screened promos from the ...

Amazon Returns to Cannes With Triumphant Oscar Contender ‘Cold War’ and Signs of a Company Learning From Its Mistakes

Amazon Studios’ mission is to make commercial art films headed for critical, festival and (sometimes) awards acclaim. Despite some missteps, its slate shows signs of a developing strategy. In 2017, ...

Amazon Returns to Cannes With Triumphant Oscar Contender ‘Cold War’ and Signs of a Company Learning From Its Mistakes

Amazon Studios’ mission is to make commercial art films headed for critical, festival and (sometimes) awards acclaim. Despite some missteps, its slate shows signs of a developing strategy. In 2017, ...

2019 Oscar Predictions: 91st Academy Awards

2019 Oscar Predictions: 91st Academy Awards As films are revealed at Sundance and Cannes right through the fall film festival circuit, the 2018-19 awards season slowly comes into focus. The Academy has moved away from the mainstream over the ...

‘Metropolitan’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

Stars: Edward Clements, Carolyn Farina, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols, Allison Parisi | Written and Directed by Whit Stillman One might think of Whit Stillman’s minor hit debut as the uptown, ...

‘School Of Rock’ Review: Talented Kids Amp Up Bland Musical Adaptation Of Linklater Classic

School of Rock is one of the many musicals based on a movie that has been woven into the fine tapestry of Broadway in the past two decades. Based on the 2003 Richard Linklater comedy starring Jack ...

Cate Blanchett Says Harvey Weinstein’s Name Didn’t Help ‘Carol’ at the Box Office, Hopes He Goes to Jail

Cate Blanchett Says Harvey Weinstein’s Name Didn’t Help ‘Carol’ at the Box Office, Hopes He Goes to Jail Ahead of leading the Competition jury at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Cate Blanchett sat down with Variety for a discussion in which she opened up about the disappointment she felt when Harvey ...

Marvel Wants to Hire Indie Directors, But a Lot of Them Don’t Fit the Gigs — Analysis

Marvel Wants to Hire Indie Directors, But a Lot of Them Don’t Fit the Gigs — Analysis At first, it felt like a fluke: Filmmakers working outside the studio system, telling original stories made on their own terms, lured into the superhero arena where final cut doesn’t exist. In the ...

‘Duck Butter’ Review: Miguel Arteta’s Lesbian Romance Bodes Well For New Screenwriter Alia Shawkat — Tribeca

‘Duck Butter’ Review: Miguel Arteta’s Lesbian Romance Bodes Well For New Screenwriter Alia Shawkat — Tribeca There many variations on the premise of “Duck Butter,” in which Naima (Alia Shawkat) and Sergio (Laia Costa) commit to spending 24 romantic hours talking about life. Richard Linklater made a whole ...

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