‘Muriel’s Wedding’ Turns 25: Why the Flawed Heroine Was Ahead of Her Time

‘Muriel’s Wedding’ Turns 25: Why the Flawed Heroine Was Ahead of Her Time Australian filmmaker P.J. Hogan has come full circle with his award-winning international hit comedy “Muriel’s Wedding.” Not only is Hogan observing the 25th anniversary of the release in the U.S. ...

Jocelyn Moorhouse on juggling motherhood, caring and a screen career

Jocelyn Moorhouse at the Raising Films Australia Screen Industry Forum. (Photo credit: Rosie Keogh) Writer and director Jocelyn Moorhouse was the keynote speaker at yesterday’s Raising Films ...

Exclusive Interview – Samantha Mathis on her new film Boarding School

david j. moore chats with Boarding School star Samantha Mathis… With an impressive list of on-screen credits that got kick-started with the teen films Pump Up the Volume and the period-set coming of ...

Loren Dean Joins ‘The Mule’; Camrus Johnson Boards ‘The Sun Is Also A Star’

Loren Dean Joins ‘The Mule’; Camrus Johnson Boards ‘The Sun Is Also A Star’ Loren Dean is joining Clint Eastwood’s next film The Mule as a DEA agent in the film which Eastwood will be producing, directing, and starring in. The Warner Bros.’ movie is based on a 2014 New York ...

'The Dressmaker' Review: Kate Winslet Returns to Sew Up Loose Ends

'The Dressmaker' Review: Kate Winslet Returns to Sew Up Loose Ends Kate Winslet can do anything ... except save this movie from quirky overkill. The Dressmaker, based on a 2000 novel by Rosalie Ham, gives the actress a hell of a role. She's Tilly Dunnage, a 1950's ...

Weekend Box Office Preview: Western ‘The Magnificent Seven’ Duels Animated ‘Storks’

Weekend Box Office Preview: Western ‘The Magnificent Seven’ Duels Animated ‘Storks’ Western remake “The Magnificent Seven” (Sony) faces off against animated “Storks” (Warner Bros.) for #1 this weekend. But ranking is less important than how much the two movies pull in audiences. This ...

The Dressmaker Trailer – Kate Winslet May Have Her Everything Role

The Dressmaker is hitting on September 23rd, and if you haven’t heard much about it, make sure you put this one on your calendar. The trailer will hopefully convince you on its own, possibly because ...

Jocelyn Moorhouse in conversation as part of Vivid Ideas

Jocelyn Moorhouse and producer Sue Maslin. Jocelyn Moorhouse has joined this year.s Vivid Ideas program, appearing in an .In Conversation. event presented by the Australian Academy of Cinema and ...

Watch: First Trailer For HBO Miniseries 'Olive Kitteridge' With Frances McDormand & Bill Murray

HBO’s mini-series fever continues after the grand success of “True Detective” with “Olive Kitteridge”, based on the best-selling novel by Elizabeth Strout and starring an impressive line-up that ...

My So-Called Life: where are they now?

From Oscar-winning to Homeland and more, here's what the cast of My So-Called Life have been up to over the past 2 decades... Twenty years has passed since we were first introduced to the characters ...

Remembering Maya Angelou, Gordon Willis and Other Reel-Important People We Lost in May

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks. Below you'll find names big and small and from all areas of ...

Maya Angelou Dies at 86

She profoundly affected the world with her singing, acting and writing throughout her long and blessed life and sadly Maya Angelou has passed away. The prolific poet was found to be dead when her ...

Maya Angelou, Renowned Poet & Memoirist, Dies At 86

Maya Angelou, the esteemed writer of both poetry and prose, died on Wednesday. She was 86. Maya Angelou Dies Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., her literary agent, Helen Brann, told ...

Dressmaker Dressmaker Catch me A Catch

Ja from Mnpp here - have you guys heard about The Dressmaker? It's the new movie from Jocelyn Moorhouse (How To Make An American Quilt, Proof), which she adapted from a 2000 novel by Rosalie Ham, and ...

Liam Hemsworth And Isla Fisher Join Kate Winslet Drama The Dressmaker

It’s nearly time for Cannes, and the lead-up to one of the industry’s biggest events comes more casting news. Today we’re hearing that Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) and Isla Fisher (Now You See ...

Before They Were Famous: Check Out the Best Supporting Actor Nominees in Their Debut Film Roles

Before They Were Famous: Check Out the Best Supporting Actor Nominees in Their Debut Film Roles From the first-time actor to the band leader coming off a hiatus, the nominees for Best Supporting Actor contain some exciting, quickly-rising stars. Here are the film roles that marked the beginning ...

Kate Winslet in 'Unforgiven' with a Sewing Machine: 'The Dressmaker'

Next year, Titanic and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind star Kate Winslet will venture into young adult sci-fi territory with a role in the adaptation of Divergent starring Shailene Woodley. But ...

Kate Winslet Signs on for The Dressmaker

Kate Winslet Signs on for The Dressmaker Kate Winslet will star in The Dressmaker, a drama about a couturier who, after years abroad, returns to her small Australian hometown — where she was accused of murder during her childhood. According ...

Winslet, Davis Join Moorhouse's "Dressmaker"

Kate Winslet and Judy Davis are set to team for Jocelyn Moorhouse's bittersweet tragicomedy feature "The Dressmaker". The story is an adaptation of Rosalie Ham's novel. Set in the 1950s, it tells the ...

Kate Winslet Signs Onto Period Revenge Flick The Dressmaker

You can count on one thing when a period drama is announced. It’ll likely star one of the English K’s. Keira Knightley or Kate Winslet. Having turned her hand to nigh on every on-screen profession, ...

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