Film News: Day Seven of 54th Chicago International Film Festival is Carey Mulligan & ‘Wildlife’

Chicago – Day Seven of the 54th Chicago International Film Festival (Ciff) on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018, and features a tribute to the amazing young actress Carey Mulligan, the must-see movie ...

Ryan Gosling movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘La La Land,’ ‘Blue Valentine,’ ‘Half Nelson’

Full disclosure. Many years ago, I worked at the Disney Channel at the time producers were casting a revival of the kids show “The Mickey Mouse Club.” I don’t know who did the selection of the cast ...

‘First Man’ Film Review: Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle Slip the Surly Bonds of Earth

‘First Man’ Film Review: Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle Slip the Surly Bonds of Earth Those of us born in the late 1960s and beyond have always taken the Moon landing as a great accomplishment, yes, but also as something of a fait accompli. In his dynamic follow-up to “La La Land,” ...

Drake Decides ‘Don’t Matter To Me’ Is His Next Single, Despite Better Options

Drake Decides ‘Don’t Matter To Me’ Is His Next Single, Despite Better Options Drake and Michael Jackson are heading (back) to radio. Yesterday, October 2, Republic Records announced they will start promoting “Don’t Matter To Me,” featuring Michael Jackson, to pop, adult pop and ...

Marc Platt Teaming With 'Night Manager' Producer on 'We Were Never Here'

The Ink Factory, the London and L.A.-based banner behind BBC/AMC hit The Night Manager, is partnering with Oscar-nominated producer Marc Platt (La La Land, Bridge of Spies) and Adam Siegel (Drive, 2 ...

Bryan Cranston Is Responsible for His Shocking ‘Drive’ Death, Pitched Idea to Refn After Not Liking Original Scene

Bryan Cranston Is Responsible for His Shocking ‘Drive’ Death, Pitched Idea to Refn After Not Liking Original Scene Bryan Cranston is best known for his television roles on “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Breaking Bad,” but his movie career does include one of the more beloved indies of the last decade: Nicolas ...

Wondering If There’s a Second Season of Maniac? Read This

We've been waiting for Jonah Hill and Emma Stone to be reunited on screen ever since Superbad, and it has finally happened! Hill and Stone star together in the Netflix series Maniac, a dark comedy ...

Wondering If There’s a Second Season of Maniac? Read This

Wondering If There’s a Second Season of Maniac? Read This We've been waiting for Jonah Hill and Emma Stone to be reunited on screen ever since Superbad, and it has finally happened! Hill and Stone star together in the Netflix series Maniac, a dark comedy ...

Review: Beak Are Bigger, Bolder, Breakbeat-Centric on Cinematic Third LP

Over the course of their first two albums, Bristol, England trio Beak> synthesized a a handful of elements from across the vintage moodscape and murkiverse: the minimal throb of Young Marble Giants, ...

16 New Albums to Stream Now: Christine & the Queens, Prince, Brockhampton and More Editors’ Picks

16 New Albums to Stream Now: Christine & the Queens, Prince, Brockhampton and More Editors’ Picks Editors’ Pick: Christine & the Queens, Chris “Chris is an LP doubled,” writes Will Hermes. “First, there’s a mostly English-language set, with heavily accented lyrics, charmingly off-kilter syntax, ...

Kadeem Hardison Joins Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’ (Exclusive)

Kadeem Hardison Joins Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’ (Exclusive) Kadeem Hardison, who starred as Dwayne Wayne on the classic sitcom “A Different World,” has been cast in Showtime’s upcoming comedy series “Black Monday.” Hardison will recur as Spencer, a ...

Beth Krakower, Veteran Publicist for Film and TV Composers, Dies at 46

Beth Krakower, Veteran Publicist for Film and TV Composers, Dies at 46 Beth Krakower, the veteran publicist known for working with composers including Mission: Impossible's Lalo Schifrin, Drive's Cliff Martinez and House of Cards' Jeff Beal, has died. She was 46. ...

‘Wildlife’ Trailer: Carey Mulligan & Jake Gyllenhaal Shine As A Married Couple Struggling To Stay Together

After watching the trailer for the upcoming film “Wildlife,” a few things are clear. First, and foremost, the directorial debut from Paul Dano is stunningly gorgeous. The setting, the costumes, ...

R.E.M. Unearth Rare Live, Studio Recordings for New Box Set

R.E.M. collected rare and unreleased live and studio material for the massive R.E.M. at the BBC box set, out October 19th via Craft Recordings. The career-spanning set, assembled from the BBC and band ...

‘First Man’ soars even higher in Oscar race after Telluride screening

‘First Man’ soars even higher in Oscar race after Telluride screening It may seem disrespectful to compare “First Man,” the upcoming film that goes out of its way to truthfully portray Neil Armstrong and the space program of the ‘60s, with “Star Wars,” which does not ...

Soundtracking: "Mulholland Drive"

by Chris Feil I’ve talked a good deal in this column about filmmakers whose music is an essential piece of their cinematic identity, but seldom are they as elusively so as David Lynch. Blue Velvet ...

David Guetta Reveals ‘7’ Album Tracklist, Featuring Nicki Minaj, Lil Uzi Vert, Justin Bieber, More

David Guetta Reveals ‘7’ Album Tracklist, Featuring Nicki Minaj, Lil Uzi Vert, Justin Bieber, More David Guetta has announced the tracklist for his seventh studio album — titled “7,” naturally enough — which arrives on September 14 via What a Music Ltd/Parlophone/Big Beat/Atlantic, and it features ...

Karan Johar To Ascend ‘Throne’

Karan Johar To Ascend ‘Throne’ Indian filmmaker, producer and television personality, Karan Johar is returning to direction after a hiatus of two years. He will shoot historical epic “Throne” (“Takht”). Describing the plot, Johar ...

Ascap Film Scoring Workshop Celebrates 30 Years

The Newman scoring stage at 20th Century-Fox was overflowing with people – and good will – as Ascap last night celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Film Scoring Workshop with a studio recording ...

Nicolas Winding Refn Just Launched His Free Cult Genre Film Streaming Service, byNWR

Nicolas Winding Refn Just Launched His Free Cult Genre Film Streaming Service, byNWR After giving us films like Drive and The Neon Demon, visionary filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn has today launched a streaming service of his own, dedicated to cult genre films that have largely flown ...

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