Darren Aronofsky’s ‘The Wrestler’ and the Beauty of Ambiguous Endings

Darren Aronofsky's 2008 film The Wrestler, released ten years ago today, has my favorite ending of all time because we, the audience, are not around to see it end. The beautiful thing about film is ...

Oscar Beat: Best Actor Predictions – Bale and Cooper Still on Top After SAG Nominations

Last Updated: December 12th You never quite know what you’re going to get from the Best Actor category each year. Sometimes it’s sewn up pretty early by an undeniably transformative performance, and ...

Giveaway – Win The Handmaid’s Tale Season Two

The Handmaid’s Tale Season Two hits DVD this coming Monday, December 3rd, and we’ve got a copy to give away courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment; read on for details of how to enter… ...

How independent have the Spirit Awards winners been compared to Oscars? You might be surprised

How independent have the Spirit Awards winners been compared to Oscars? You might be surprised The Film Independent Spirit Awards began in 1984 as a way to shine a spotlight on smaller art-house movies that often were made on a shoestring budget and came from entities outside the major studios. ...

Since 1984, The Film Independent Spirit Awards began as a way to shine a spotlight on smaller art-house movies that often were made on a shoestring budget and came from entities outside the major ...

Cranked Up Films and Shudder Acquire Nightmare Cinema for North American Distribution, Theatrical & VOD Release Planned for 2019

We've been excited for Daily Dead readers to watch Nightmare Cinema since Heather Wixson called it "a quintet of terror-filled tales" in her Fantasia review, and horror fans can now look forward to ...

Mickey Rourke to Produce, Star in Crime Drama ‘Twilight Into Darkness’

Mickey Rourke to Produce, Star in Crime Drama ‘Twilight Into Darkness’ Mickey Rourke will produce and star in the independent crime drama “Twilight Into Darkness,” Variety has learned exclusively. Rourke will portray a detective who becomes obsessed with finding and ...

Oscar Flashback: ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Get Out’ among the nominated horror films of the 2000s and 2010s

Oscar Flashback: ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Get Out’ among the nominated horror films of the 2000s and 2010s This article marks Part 4, the final entry in the Gold Derby series reflecting on Horror Films at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at the spine-tingling movies that earned Academy Awards ...

Boxing drama Tiger gets a poster and trailer

R3M Productions has unveiled a poster and trailer for director Alister Grierson’s boxing drama Tiger, which stars Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler), Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars), Prem Singh ...

The Handmaid’s Tale Season Two Arrives on Disc Dec. 4

Los Angeles – The “emotional yet soaringly beautiful” second season of The Handmaid’s Tale comes to Blu-ray and DVD December 4th from MGM Television and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The ...

Guillermo Del Toro Produced Antlers Begins Shooting with Keri Russell

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents of Production, Film and Television Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum announced today that principal photography has commenced in Vancouver, British Columbia ...

Film Review: ‘Cruise’

Film Review: ‘Cruise’ “Cruise,” written and directed by Robert Siegel, is its own intoxicating brand of youth nostalgia film. It’s set in the outer boroughs of New York in 1987, and it’s every bit as fresh and authentic ...

‘Happy Valley’ Producer & Red Founder Nicola Shindler To Become Studiocanal UK CEO

Exclusive: Leading UK TV producer Nicola Shindler, founder of Red Production Company, is to become CEO of Studiocanal UK following the departure of long-time UK boss Danny Perkins. Shindler will join ...

Halle Berry to Make Directing Debut with Mixed Martial Arts Film, ‘Bruised’

Halle Berry, an actress who could definitely kick my ass, will make her directorial debut with a film about professional ass-kickers, Bruised. Variety reports that the Oscar-winning actress will ...

TIFF 2018 Deals: The Complete List of Festival Purchases

TIFF 2018 Deals: The Complete List of Festival Purchases The marquee titles at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival will use the platform to launch their fall theatrical releases and generate buzz for their Oscar campaigns, but there are a number ...

As Apple and Netflix Take the Stage, Here’s 22 Titles Buyers Want at This Year’s Tiff

As Apple and Netflix Take the Stage, Here’s 22 Titles Buyers Want at This Year’s Tiff While the Toronto International Film Festival doesn’t boast a market as robust as Sundance or Cannes, there are always big deals; buyers like to see how movies wow Tiff critics and crowds. Most of ...

As Apple and Netflix Take the Stage, Here’s 22 Titles Buyers Want at This Year’s Tiff

As Apple and Netflix Take the Stage, Here’s 22 Titles Buyers Want at This Year’s Tiff While the Toronto International Film Festival doesn’t boast a market as robust as Sundance or Cannes, there are always big deals; buyers like to see how movies wow Tiff critics and crowds. Most of ...

Venice 2018: First Man, Peterloo, The Favourite, Roma, The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs and Suspiria by Damon Wise

First Man: 'Death is at every corner' Photo: Universal Pictures Venice has known feast and famine over the years, but the slim pickings of 2008, when only The Wrestler, The Hurt Locker and Rachel ...

New to Streaming: ‘Support the Girls,’ Venice 2018 Premieres, ‘mother!,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’re highlighting the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

‘Ring of Honor’ Wrestling Review (Aug 27th 2018)

Welcome to this week’s Ring of Honor television review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have three big matches to cover, so let’s keep on dancing… all, all, all, all night long… damn it. ...

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