Oscars 2018: Will ‘Dunkirk’ be the 17th film to sweep the sound categories?

Oscars 2018: Will ‘Dunkirk’ be the 17th film to sweep the sound categories? In the audio categories at the Oscars, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing, typically the loudest film wins. So there’s one film this year that was almost tailor-made to sweep those prizes: ...

‘Dunkirk’ has an uphill Oscar battle: It’d be the first Best Picture winner without acting or writing nominations in 85 years

‘Dunkirk’ has an uphill Oscar battle: It’d be the first Best Picture winner without acting or writing nominations in 85 years The story of this year’s Oscar race is rules. Which long-standing rule awards pundits rely on to make predictions will be broken? All of the top five Best Picture contenders in our predictions have ...

Cops Mistook A Crt For An Explosive At A Super Smash Bros Tourney And Blew It Up

A bit of chaos and confusion at this weekend's big Super Smash Bros tourney The Big House 7 resulted in a Crt getting blown to smithereens after fears it was actually an explosive device. Check out a ...

“The Big House, Pt. 2” finds the Nine-Nine stuck between a rock and a hard place

After a solid season premiere in the form of “The Big House, Pt. 1,” a question arose: Could Brooklyn Nine-Nine maintain that same level of quality in “The Big House, Pt. 2?” Could “Pt. 2.” also ...

CBS Nabs Liz Astrof Multi-Cam Comedy From Kapital Entertainment As Put Pilot

In a competitive situation, CBS has landed The Big House, a multi-camera comedy from former 2 Broke Girls executive producer Liz Astrof, Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment (Life In Pieces, American ...

Samantha Morton, Billie Piper to star in family drama 'Two For Joy'

Samantha Morton, Billie Piper to star in family drama 'Two For Joy' Exclusive: Blonde To Black Pictures to produce UK drama about mental illness and young carers. Samantha Morton and Billie Piper are attached to star in drama Two For Joy from Sadie Frost’s UK ...

4K helps Sydney-based distributor sell more than 65 hours of content

Angkor temples, Cambodia. Increased interest in 4K documentaries has helped Sydney-based international distributor Flame secure more than 65 hours of sales after Miptv. Flames 4K documentary Ancient ...

'Butterfly Cemetery', 'Growing up' on Mei Ah's six-strong slate

'Butterfly Cemetery', 'Growing up' on Mei Ah's six-strong slate Hong Kong-based Mei Ah Entertainment Group has announced a slate of six films at Hong Kong Filmart, including a film centred on a half-butterfly woman and China’s answer to Boyhood. Based on Cai ...

It’s official, the best Oscar year ever is… – watch Jump Cut #4

This week’s Jump Cut is all about determining the best year ever in cinema. “But how can you figure that out?!” you shout at whatever device you’re reading this on. “Film is too subjective an art ...

How Sound Film Technology Evolved in the Last Century: Interview with Former UCLA Film Preservationist Gitt

Hal Roach looks on as technicians install Vitaphone equipment in his studio screening room, ca. 1928. (Click on the image to enlarge it.) 'A Century of Sound': Q&A with former UCLA Preservation ...

Mega-Vision plots Macau 3, Invincible 12

Mega-Vision plots Macau 3, Invincible 12 Hong Kong-based Mega-Vision Pictures (Mvp) has unwrapped a slate of five new projects at Filmart, including action title The Invincible 12 and a third instalment in the From Vegas To Macau franchise. ...

Justified: Season 5 Blu-ray Release Date and Details

The FX drama Justified starring Timothy Olyphant will continue its home video run with the December 2 release of Justified: Season 5 on Blu-ray and DVD, as was officially announced by Sony Pictures ...

Dom Com: Here's How Jude Law Dominates the Comedy Dom Hemingway

Dom Com: Here's How Jude Law Dominates the Comedy Dom Hemingway Hey, Jude Law. The two-time Oscar nominee, who recently checked into The Grand Budapest Hotel, now checks out of The Big House as cocky safecracker Dom Hemingway. After serving 12 years in a British ...

Second Opinion - Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

Muppets Most Wanted, 2014. Directed by James Bobin. Starring Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, David Rudman, Matt Vogel, Peter Linz, Tony ...

The Muppets are Muffed in ‘Most Wanted’

Who knows if Jason Segel was pushed out or maybe he freely stepped away from the franchise. Either way his presence is missed in Muppets Most Wanted, not so much because he is needed in front of the ...

Lady Gaga, Tina Fey, Josh Groban set for 'Muppets Most Wanted' soundtrack

Lady Gaga, Tina Fey, Josh Groban set for 'Muppets Most Wanted' soundtrack Following her Thanksgiving special, Lady Gaga reunites with The Muppets on the “Muppets Most Wanted” soundtrack. Lady Gaga, her buddy Tony Bennett, and The Muppets perform the meta tune “We’re Doing A ...

YouTube at Sundance

YouTube’s importance at Sundance grows every year. This year, they held free workshops on how to maximize your use of YouTube. Here is the latest schedule of YouTube on Main Street events and press ...

Watch: Cast Your Vote for One of These 15 Free Sundance Shorts Online Now

They're short, free, and online: 15 of this year's 66 selected shorts are available for viewing (ranging from one to 19 minutes in length) on YouTube.The winner will receive the 2014 Sundance Film ...

Sunday Shorts: ‘The Big House’, premiering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Today’s film is the 2013 short The Big House, also known as Al Bayt Al Kabeer. The film, which is in Arabic with English subtitles, stars Yaseen Mansour and Zolikha Kaid, and is written and directed ...

Berlinale Shorts line-up revealed

Selection competing for the Golden Bear includes films from 21 countries. A total of 25 films from 21 countries will compete for the Golden Bear for Best Short Film and the Silver Bear Jury Prize at ...

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