Virtual Marché unveils full Cannes Docs programme

Virtual Marché unveils full Cannes Docs programme Ten exhibitors to be featured as part of platform. Cannes Docs, the documentary film platform running as part of the virtual Marché du Film, has unveiled its programme for the 2020 online edition. ...

French Film Execs Launch Traveling Drive-In Festival, Drawing Criticism from Exhibitors Org

French Film Execs Launch Traveling Drive-In Festival, Drawing Criticism from Exhibitors Org French film executives Mathieu Robinet, former head of Bac Films, and Yohann Comte, co-founder of Charades, have joined forces to launch Drive-in Festival, a not-for-profit initiative that will take ...

‘Succession’ Star Brian Cox to Play Lbj in Broadway Drama ‘The Great Society’

‘Succession’ Star Brian Cox to Play Lbj in Broadway Drama ‘The Great Society’ Brian Cox, star of HBO’s “Succession,” will play Lyndon B. Johnson in this fall’s Broadway production of Robert Schenkkan’s “The Great Society” — the follow-up to his Tony-winning play “All the Way” ...

USA Network Orders ‘Briarpatch’ Starring Rosario Dawson to Series

USA Network Orders ‘Briarpatch’ Starring Rosario Dawson to Series USA Network has given a series order to the anthology drama “Briarpatch” starring Rosario Dawson, Variety has learned. The first season is based on the Ross Thomas book of the same name. It follows ...

Paul Schrader Has Won More Than 2,100 Games of Words With Friends

Paul Schrader Has Won More Than 2,100 Games of Words With Friends It isn’t much of a revelation to say that Paul Schrader is a wordsmith. The “First Reformed” writer-director, who also penned the screenplays to “Taxi Driver” and “Raging Bull,” got his start as a ...

'Christopher Robin' stays top of static UK box office

No new-openers in this week’s top five. Today’s Gbp to Usd conversion rate - 1.29 Rank Film / Distributor Three-day gross (Aug 24-26) Running gross Week 1 Christopher Robin (Disney) £2.1m £7.9m 2 2 ...

UK box office preview: Can 'BlacKkKlansman' infiltrate the bank holiday weekend?

UK box office preview: Can 'BlacKkKlansman' infiltrate the bank holiday weekend? Further openers include The Spy Who Dumped Me, The Children’s Act and A Northern Soul. New releases led by Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman and a duo of family animations are hoping to light up the UK box ...

Zombieland: Double Tap Trailer, Cast, Release Date, Story, and News

Joseph Baxter John Saavedra Oct 7, 2019 Zombieland: Double Tap, a sequel a decade in the making, will reunite the original main cast for more insane undead action. As it turns out, there are more ...

Rosario Dawson to Star in USA Network Pilot ‘Briarpatch’

Rosario Dawson to Star in USA Network Pilot ‘Briarpatch’ Rosario Dawson has been cast in the lead role in the USA Network drama pilot “Briarpatch,” Variety has learned. The series is based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name. Dawson will play Allegra ...

Canon Of Film: ’25th Hour’

In this week’s edition of Canon Of Film, we take a look at one of Spike Lee‘s underrated masterpiece, ‘25th Hour‘. For the story behind the genesis of the Canon, you can click here. ’25th Hour‘ ...

‘Gemini Man’: Ang Lee Might Direct ‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunner David Benioff’s Sci-Fi Script

‘Gemini Man’: Ang Lee Might Direct ‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunner David Benioff’s Sci-Fi Script Here’s a pairing that probably never occurred to you: Ang Lee and David Benioff. Variety reports that the two-time Best Director winner is in talks to direct the sci-fi-action film “Gemini Man,” which ...

David Bowie and the Indestructible Metaphors of Mirror Scenes

A video essay examines our most private moments. Strap on your thinking caps for this one, film fans, because it’s a doozy. According to director Nicolas Roeg (The Man Who Fell to Earth, Don’t Look ...

Check Out This Cool Fan-Made Image Of Daredevil Actress Rosario Dawson As She-hulk

Last week, Rosario Dawson (Daredevil, The 25th Hour, Kids) Tweeted that she'd be honored to assume the role of She-Hulk after a fan told her how great she'd be as Jennifer Walters, and now Boss Logic ...

Edward Norton On Why Method Acting Is Misunderstood — Hamptons Film Festival

Edward Norton On Why Method Acting Is Misunderstood — Hamptons Film Festival Anyone watching movies for the last 20-plus years knows the work of Edward Norton: Whether it’s his Oscar-nominated turns in “American History X” and “Birdman,” his iconic turn in “Fight Club,” or fan ...

One Thing I Love Today: Spike Lee's 'Chi-raq' should have made my top 10 list

One Thing I Love Today: Spike Lee's 'Chi-raq' should have made my top 10 list One Thing I Love Today is a daily column dedicated to putting a spotlight on some pop culture item worth your attention. After all, there's enough snark out there. Why not start every day with one ...