WWE Studios announce ‘The Marine 6: Close Quarters’

WWE Studios and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions have announced that the two studios will partner again to release the latest film in the long-running WWE superstar-led The Marine franchise, The ...

New Atomic Blonde Trailer Features Close Quarters Combat & Espionage

"I chose this life, and someday, it's going to get me killed... but not today." As Agent Lorraine Broughton, Charlize Theron uses everything at her disposal to survive insanely intense attacks in the ...

Review: Orson Welles' "Chimes At Midnight" 1966); Criterion Blu-ray Special Edition

By Jeremy Carr It’s easy to see why Orson Welles’ Chimes at Midnight is generally regarded as his finest post-Touch of Evil achievement. This Shakespearean mélange is a dazzling showcase for Welles’ ...

Review: Jason Bourne

There is a weight and heaviness to being Jason Bourne, nee David Webb, given that your life is constantly being manipulated and/or endangered. Trust doesn’t come easily and those around him tend to ...

Interview: Director Jack C. Newell on Digital Release of ‘Open Tables’

Chicago – Local filmmaking has always gotten a boost through director Jack C. Newell. His 2015 film “Open Tables,” shot in Chicago and Paris, will get it’s digital release on Tuesday, December 6th, ...

Go Inside the Epic Jason Bourne Las Vegas Car Chase | Exclusive

Go Inside the Epic Jason Bourne Las Vegas Car Chase | Exclusive After a successful theatrical run, earning $162.1 million domestically and $415.2 million worldwide, Universal debuted Jason Bourne on Digital HD this week, ahead of its Blu-ray and DVD release on ...

‘Jason Bourne’ Hitting Digital 11-15 And Blu-Ray 12-6 Loaded With Bonuses

Jason Bourne was one of the highlights of the summer this year, and the film is hitting soon on Digital and Blu-Ray/DVD, including 4K Ultra HD, and it’s one of the definite buys of the next few ...

Brut@l Review

Despite the fact that it has been over 30 years since it was first released, Tron still feels somewhat ahead of its time. The plot may be forgettable nonsense, but the visual flourishes of the film ...

Interview: Director Jack C. Newell Has ‘Open Tables’ at 51st Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago – Jack C. Newell will ride his bike when he meets you for an interview in Chicago, naturally. The locally based director is a welcome original, with credits in both documentary and narrative ...

Interview: Director Jack C. Newell on the Chicago Set for ‘Open Tables’

Chicago – You know you’re on a Jack C. Newell film set when his producer, Steve Tobiasz, offers you the best empanada you’ve ever eaten, from the Gourmet Food Truck that is crucial to the upcoming ...

Interviews: Backstage with ‘Chicago Fire’ at 2012 Best of the Midwest Awards

Chicago – When putting on an awards show in Chicago, getting local talent to hand out awards was as easy as calling the production of “Chicago Fire,” currently filming here. The 2012 Best of the ...

Film News: ‘Liberal Arts’ is Top Film at 2012 Best of the Midwest Awards

Chicago – The Underground Night Club in Chicago was the scene on December 4th for the annual “Best of the Midwest” Awards, celebrating a year of cinema at the Midwest Independent Film Festival. The ...

Film News: Nominations Announced For Best of the Midwest Film Awards

Chicago – The Midwest Independent Film Festival, which convenes every first Tuesday of the month, is fast becoming an institution in Chicago and an influential barometer for the local and Midwestern ...

Interview: Jack C. Newell, Ron Falzone Chat Up Chicago Indie ‘Close Quarters’

Chicago – Director Jack C. Newell ended up meeting one of his great collaborators while taking classes at Columbia College Chicago. His future filmmaking partner turned out to not be a fellow peer, ...