Roadside Attractions Acquires ‘The Golden Cage’ Pilot, Its Latest Expansion Into TV

Roadside Attractions has acquired the hourlong drama pilot “The Golden Cage,” a female-focused Wall Street thriller. Oskar Nordmark is writing the project, which Darryl Taja (“The Perfect Guy”) of ...

‘State of the Union’ Star Chris O’Dowd Has Become Nick Hornby’s ‘Muse’ (Video)

‘State of the Union’ Star Chris O’Dowd Has Become Nick Hornby’s ‘Muse’ (Video) Chris O’Dowd’s latest film, “State of the Union,” is his second project that was based on a novel by British author Nick Hornby, a match that has the actor joking, “I like to think of myself as his ...

Chris O’Dowd: ‘Bridesmaids’ Was Too Perfect for a Sequel, But Saoirse Ronan Wants a Role

Chris O’Dowd: ‘Bridesmaids’ Was Too Perfect for a Sequel, But Saoirse Ronan Wants a Role These days, it takes a lot for an actor to resist talks of revisiting a beloved film or TV project. But Chris O’Dowd seems convinced that the team behind “Bridesmaids” got it right the first time. ...

A Changing Film Market Raises the Pressure for Sundance Indies to Succeed (Column)

A Changing Film Market Raises the Pressure for Sundance Indies to Succeed (Column) Regretfully, I never go to the Sundance Film Festival anymore because I need to mind the editorial store back home, knowing that our crack team of reporters and critics will be filing great scoops and ...

7 Women Directors Made Their Best Films Yet in 2018, and Still Got Left Out of Oscar Race

7 Women Directors Made Their Best Films Yet in 2018, and Still Got Left Out of Oscar Race It’s an old story: even as the entertainment industry continues to talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion behind the camera, female filmmakers remain routinely shut out of some of the ...

Ethan Hawke on Paul Schrader’s ‘Life or Death’ Approach to ‘First Reformed’

Ethan Hawke on Paul Schrader’s ‘Life or Death’ Approach to ‘First Reformed’ This article about Ethan Hawke first appeared in the TheWrap Magazine’s Oscar Nominations Preview issue. They knew it on the first day of rehearsal. Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Philip Ettinger and ...

Ethan Hawke set to star in heist thriller ‘Cut Throat City’

‘First Reformed’ star, Ethan Hawke is set to star in the heist thriller ‘Cut Throat City’ from Wu Tang Clan’s RZA. Hawke will play the role of Jackson Symms, a highly respected city councilman for ...

Rose Byrne Joins Hilary Swank’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘I Am Mother’

Rose Byrne Joins Hilary Swank’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘I Am Mother’ Rose Byrne will voice the titular robot Mother in the sci-fi thriller “I Am Mother.” Hilary Swank and Clara Rugaard will also star in the film. Rugaard portrays the first of a new generation of ...

‘Colette’ Film Review: Keira Knightley Offers a Tasteful Look at a Rebellious Artist

‘Colette’ Film Review: Keira Knightley Offers a Tasteful Look at a Rebellious Artist Towards the end of her years, France’s most celebrated female novelist looked back with rueful humor. “What a wonderful life I’ve had,” Colette wryly observed. “I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” A ...

Ethan Hawke on Directing ‘Blaze,’ Acting in ‘Juliet, Naked,’ and Earning the Best Reviews of His Career for ‘First Reformed’ [Interview]

Ethan Hawke on Directing ‘Blaze,’ Acting in ‘Juliet, Naked,’ and Earning the Best Reviews of His Career for ‘First Reformed’ [Interview] Even without taking into account his 30-plus-year acting career—highlighted by performances in Dead Poets Society, Reality Bites, Training Day, and Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy—Ethan Hawke has ...

Juliet, Naked – Review

Rose Byrne and Ethan Hawke in Juliet, Naked. Photo courtesy of Roadside Attractions. First off, there is no nudity in Juliet, Naked nor is there anyone named Juliet. The title refers to an album by a ...

Film Review: A Bit of Pop/Rock Magic Spins in ‘Juliet, Naked’

Chicago – The story of a drop-out rock and roll star… usually disappearing at the height of their fame… has fascinated the movies in both fiction (“Eddie and the Cruisers”) and documentary (“Waiting ...

Ethan Hawke Calls ‘Logan’ a ‘Fine Superhero Movie,’ but Thinks the Genre Is Overpraised

Ethan Hawke Calls ‘Logan’ a ‘Fine Superhero Movie,’ but Thinks the Genre Is Overpraised Ethan Hawke probably doesn’t care what happens in the next “Avengers” movie. In a new Film Stage interview occasioned by his lifetime achievement award at the Locarno Film Festival, the “First ...

Struggling MoviePass Converts Annual Subscriptions to Monthly Plans

Movie subscription service MoviePass has pulled the plug on annual subscriptions, telling those subscribers that they will have to adhere to the same terms as monthly subscribers. The service made ...

MoviePass Expands Selections but ‘The Meg,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Absent From This Weekend’s Lineup

Struggling movie-subscription provider MoviePass keeps rejiggering the schedule of titles available to customers on certain days — in a bid to reduce its cash burn. Over the next week, MoviePass is ...

Ethan Hawke’s 13 Best Performances — IndieWire Critics Survey

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. Ethan Hawke is having one hell of a year, and on both sides of the camera. After ...

Ethan Hawke Explains How He Multi-Tasks As Director and Actor With ‘Blaze’ and ‘Juliet, Naked’

Ethan Hawke Explains How He Multi-Tasks As Director and Actor With ‘Blaze’ and ‘Juliet, Naked’ Ethan Hawke is a notorious multi-tasker. He writes articles, books, and scripts — both “Before Sunset” and “Before Midnight” (with Julie Delpy and Richard Linklater) were nominated for Adapted ...

Ethan Hawke Explains How He Multi-Tasks As Director and Actor With ‘Blaze’ and ‘Juliet, Naked’

Ethan Hawke Explains How He Multi-Tasks As Director and Actor With ‘Blaze’ and ‘Juliet, Naked’ Ethan Hawke is a notorious multi-tasker. He writes articles, books, and scripts — both “Before Sunset” and “Before Midnight” (with Julie Delpy and Richard Linklater) were nominated for Adapted ...

‘The Wife’ & ‘We The Animals’ Bow Strong; ‘Three Identical Strangers’ at $10.5M in 2nd Month of Release: Specialty Box Office

‘The Wife’ & ‘We The Animals’ Bow Strong; ‘Three Identical Strangers’ at $10.5M in 2nd Month of Release: Specialty Box Office Sony Classics’ The Wife with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce topped out a group of newcomer limited releases that mostly did decent numbers this weekend. The 2017 Toronto debut by Björn Runge grossed ...

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Dazzles With $34 Million Five-Day Opening

Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Dazzles With $34 Million Five-Day Opening “Crazy Rich Asians” has something to party about. Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated romantic comedy launched above expectations with a five-day tally of $34 million when it opened in 3,384 locations. ...

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