Notebook Soundtrack Mix #8: Universal Meditations — The Film Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto

Notebook Soundtrack Mix #8: Universal Meditations — The Film Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto Part of our on-going series, Notebook Soundtrack Mixes.Ryuichi Sakamoto can be found at home in a vast array of places. There is always a grounding within his music wherever you are in the world or, ...

March 24th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include The Grudge (2020), April Fool’S Day (1986) Collector’s Edition, The Passion Of Darkly Noon

March 24th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include The Grudge (2020), April Fool’S Day (1986) Collector’s Edition, The Passion Of Darkly Noon We have a relatively quiet week of home media releases ahead of us this week, but the titles that are coming out are a rad bunch of films nonetheless. Scream Factory is doing the Dark Lord’s work with ...

Watch at Home (as if you had other options currently)

Watch at Home (as if you had other options currently) Happy St Patrick's Day! It hasn't really felt like that holiday without bars open, has it? Time for our bi or tri-weekly listing of new titles to DVD and BluRay... plus a little new-to-streaming ...

Close-Up on Diao Yi'nan's "The Wild Goose Lake"

Close-Up on Diao Yi'nan's Diao Yi'nan's The Wild Goose Lake is being shown exclusively on Mubi from February 28 - March 28, 2020 in the United Kingdom in the series The New Auteurs.Illustration by Alix Pentecost FarrenEarly ...

Endless Night (Region B)

Endless Night (Region B) Why does CineSavant write so many positive reviews, even for films not commonly thought of as even being ‘good?’ Well, I’m about to offend committed fans of this Hayley Mills thriller… it bothered me ...

‘Onward’: How Pixar Harnessed Magic for Its First Fantasy Adventure

When Pixar director Dan Scanlon (“Monsters University”) wanted to make a personal movie about the deceased dad he never knew, he turned to his colleagues at the studio for advice. “My dad passed away ...

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Beautiful Struggle: Trump, Retirement, and Death Made ‘Phantom Thread’ One of the Hardest Films of His Career

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Beautiful Struggle: Trump, Retirement, and Death Made ‘Phantom Thread’ One of the Hardest Films of His Career It’s safe to say “Phantom Thread” was one of the most difficult production experiences of Paul Thomas Anderson’s career. He started shooting his ‘50s period drama on the day of the presidential ...

‘Phantom Thread’ Star Lesley Manville on Hollywood for Actresses Over 40: ‘It Is Getting Better’

‘Phantom Thread’ Star Lesley Manville on Hollywood for Actresses Over 40: ‘It Is Getting Better’ Daniel Day-Lewis’ Reynolds Woodcock may be the focus of “Phantom Thread,” but the women rule in Paul Thomas Anderson’s lavish character study. Although the fussy dressmaker is used to getting his way, ...

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Review: A Robin Williams Relic Is Reborn as a Mildly Amusing Video Game Movie

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Review: A Robin Williams Relic Is Reborn as a Mildly Amusing Video Game Movie A semi-related sequel to a 1996 kids movie that exactly zero human beings have watched since the death of VHS, the mildly amusing “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is further proof that even the ...

‘Phantom Thread’ 70mm Screenings Are Coming to a Theater Near (Some of) You — Watch

‘Phantom Thread’ 70mm Screenings Are Coming to a Theater Near (Some of) You — Watch Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” is among the most acclaimed films of the year, as well as one of the most beautiful. PTA shot the period piece himself, not that he’s getting an official credit ...

‘There Will Be Blood’: The Original Eli Sunday Reveals the Truth About Being Fired By Paul Thomas Anderson

‘There Will Be Blood’: The Original Eli Sunday Reveals the Truth About Being Fired By Paul Thomas Anderson Most people remember “There Will Be Blood” as Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis’ Oscar-winning masterpiece, but Kel O’Neill probably isn’t one of them. The actor was originally cast as the ...

There’s Now a List of the Most Contrarian Film Critics, Including Four From IndieWire

Everyone’s a critic, but some are more agreeable than others. Gizmodo has put together a list of the most contrarian film reviewers around, using a just-for-fun methodology that, like all such ...

‘Phantom Thread’: Here’s What Critics Are Saying About Daniel Day-Lewis’ Final Performance

Daniel Day-Lewis already has five Oscar nominations for Best Actor under his belt, and he seems destined to land a sixth for his work in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread.” The actor stars as ...

NCIS: Los Angeles Review: A Clown In Disguise

For those who don’t speak Spanish, the title of this week’s NCIS: Los Angeles reads “The Clown Died.” The title has a double meaning for the second episode of the season. The first has to do with the ...

First Look at Will Smith and Tom Holland's Spies in Disguise

First Look at Will Smith and Tom Holland's Spies in Disguise Fox Animation, Chernin Entertainment and Blue Sky Studios have announced the voice casting for their upcoming animated film Spies In Disguise. The studio has brought on Will Smith and Tom Holland to ...

First Look At Spies In Disguise Starring Will Smith & Tom Holland

Photo Credit: Blue Sky Studios. Fox Animation, Chernin Entertainment and Blue Sky Studios have announced the voice casting for their upcoming animated film Spies In Disguise. Spies In Disguise is a ...

Wyatt Cenac Is The Vigilante Hero Brooklyn Deserves In His New Web Series

In his career, which has included a role as a Daily Show correspondent and monthly installments of a comedy show called Night Train, Wyatt Cenac has cultivated a comic persona that includes a fair ...

Die Laughing Brings Improvisation and Screams to Home Theatres September 15th

A new horror and comedy title is coming your way, via Terror Films. The title is Die Laughing. From writers Bob Golub and Mark Mannschreck, Die Laughing is an example of guerrilla filmmaking as Golub ...

Carol Morley to Direct Patricia Clarkson-Starrer “Out of Blue”

Carol Morley: Paul Marc Mitchell A neo-noir mystery toplined by Patricia Clarkson and helmed by Carol Morley? Count us in. A press release has announced that Clarkson will star in “Out of Blue,” ...

Carol Morley to shoot Martin Amis thriller in Us with Patricia Clarkson

Carol Morley to shoot Martin Amis thriller in Us with Patricia Clarkson Exclusive: BFI, BBC Films, Independent, Luc Roeg also on board. Dreams Of A Life and The Falling director Carol Morley will begin production on her next film in Atlanta, Georgia, in autumn 2017. Out ...

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