Editor Dody Dorn Wins Runoff Election for Academy’s Board of Governors

Dody Dorn has won a runoff election with Mark Goldblatt to represent the Film Editors Branch on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors, the Academy announced on Thursday. ...

Three-Eyed Man: Remembering Psychedelic Seer Roky Erickson

Three-Eyed Man: Remembering Psychedelic Seer Roky Erickson I saw Roky Erickson in performance for the last time on September 5th, 2017, at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn. It turned out to be the best of the many Erickson shows I saw over almost three ...

‘Black Hawk Down’ Author Q&A: Every War Movie Of Past 18 Years “Owes A Debt” To Ridley Scott’s Epic

‘Black Hawk Down’ Author Q&A: Every War Movie Of Past 18 Years “Owes A Debt” To Ridley Scott’s Epic The film Black Hawk Down is back in the spotlight with Sony Home Entertainment’s lavish new retrospective and the first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray edition of the Ridley Scott war film that reached theaters a ...

Ridley Scott Revisits ‘Black Hawk Down’: “I Hope I Was Right”

Ridley Scott Revisits ‘Black Hawk Down’: “I Hope I Was Right” It was 18 years ago that Ridley Scott went off to war. It was in March 2001, less than a month after Scott’s Hannibal opened in theaters, when the acclaimed filmmaker jetted off to northern Morocco to ...

Russell Crowe to Star in Road-Rage Thriller ‘Unhinged’

Russell Crowe to Star in Road-Rage Thriller ‘Unhinged’ In a pre-Cannes Film Festival signing, Russell Crowe has come on board “Unhinged,” a psychological road rage thriller which will start production July 15 in New Orleans. Rights to the film, which is ...

Russell Crowe to Star in Psychological Thriller ‘Unhinged’ for Solstice Studios

Russell Crowe to Star in Psychological Thriller ‘Unhinged’ for Solstice Studios Academy Award winner Russell Crowe will star in “Unhinged,” a psychological thriller which will start production July 15 in New Orleans, Solstice Studios announced on Friday. The film, which is the ...

Russell Crowe Sets Road Rage Thriller ‘Unhinged’ With Solstice Studios – Cannes

Russell Crowe Sets Road Rage Thriller ‘Unhinged’ With Solstice Studios – Cannes Oscar winner Russell Crowe will star in Unhinged, a psychological thriller that will start production July 15 in New Orleans. The film, which is the first Solstice Studios movie to go into production, ...

John Malkovich to star as Roman philosopher Seneca (exclusive)

John Malkovich to star as Roman philosopher Seneca (exclusive) German director Robert Schwentke is directing the English-language project. John Malkovich has signed to star as Roman philosopher Seneca in Robert Schwentke’s English-language feature project Seneca ...

Solstice Studios Boards Thriller ‘Unhinged’ From ‘Disturbia’ Writer (Exclusive)

Solstice Studios has acquired “Unhinged,” a psychological thriller from “Disturbia” screenwriter Carl Ellsworth and “Warrior” producer Lisa Ellzey. The studio is currently out to directors. The script ...

John Mathieson (‘Mary Queen of Scots’ cinematographer) reveals how he shot a period epic on a tight budget [Exclusive Video Interview]

John Mathieson (‘Mary Queen of Scots’ cinematographer) reveals how he shot a period epic on a tight budget [Exclusive Video Interview] Cinematographer John Mathieson had to “hit the ground running” with “Mary Queen of Scots.” After taking over at the last minute for Seamus McGarvey, Mathieson had to conceive of how to shoot a ...

Rounders, the film that started a thousand poker games – 20 years on

“Listen, here’s the thing. If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker.” It’s one of the all-time great lines in poker films. It’s also one of the many ...

‘Outlaw King’ Review: Bloody Epic Proves Chris Pine Is Brave of Heart

‘Outlaw King’ Review: Bloody Epic Proves Chris Pine Is Brave of Heart It starts with a close-up of a candle and ends with flaming debris being flung at a castle wall by a catapult — in terms of kicking off a period-piece epic with a single unbroken shot, you could say ...

Will you be entertained by a sequel to ‘Gladiator’ directed by Ridley Scott? (Poll)

Will you be entertained by a sequel to ‘Gladiator’ directed by Ridley Scott? (Poll) After reviving the “Alien” franchise, it looks as if Ridley Scott is ready for another round of “Gladiator.” The 2000 film that was nominated for 12 Oscars and won five, including Best Picture and ...

Gladiator 2 is Back in the Arena with Ridley Scott

David Crow Nov 1, 2018 Ridley Scott is pursuing Gladiator 2 again, a sequel focusing on Lucilla's son, future emperor (and warrior?) of Rome. The prospect of a Gladiator 2 has always been a tough ...

Toronto: Saban Films Nabs ‘Romans’ With Orlando Bloom (Exclusive)

Saban Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “Romans,” a drama about sexual abuse that stars Orlando Bloom. It marks one of the first distribution deals of this year’s Toronto Intl. Film ...

Movie Academy Invites Record 928 For Membership; Focus On Diversity

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is out with its 2018 list of invitations for membership. Here is the list of the record 928 folks from 59 countries. Note that 10 individuals (noted by ...

Harry Gregson-Williams (‘Electric Dreams’ composer): ‘The Commuter’ episode ‘was a beauty to do’ because of father-son storyline [Exclusive Video Interview]

Harry Gregson-Williams (‘Electric Dreams’ composer): ‘The Commuter’ episode ‘was a beauty to do’ because of father-son storyline [Exclusive Video Interview] “‘The Commuter’ was a beauty to do,” beams composer Harry Gregson-Williams about his work on the standout episode of “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.” The veteran tunesmith handpicked the script ...

Outcast Season 2 Trailer & Key Art

The premiere of Outcast Season 2 is quickly approaching and Cinemax has revealed the official trailer and key art. The first of ten episodes is set to air on Friday, July 20th: "The suspense-horror ...

Charlie Matthau Set To Direct ‘Bodyguard Of Lies’, True WWII Story About Chicken Farmer Turned Double Agent Against Nazis

Exclusive: Charlie Matthau and Denise O’Dell have optioned rights to Juste De Nin’s Spanish-language graphic novel Garbo: The Spy Who Fooled Hitler, which is set to become the latest directorial ...

‘Robot Will Protect You’ Director on How Crowdfunding, Technology have Changed Animation

‘Robot Will Protect You’ Director on How Crowdfunding, Technology have Changed Animation Italian director Nicola Piovesan had a script from award-winning English screenwriter Matt Willis-Jones’ that he wanted to turn into animated short. But, for his Estonia-based Chaosmonger Studios to ...

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