This is an amazing video, and in the next 6 months this coastline will be covered in debris from the Japanese tsunami from three years ago. Human trauma...
Director Colin Trevorrow shows he has a great sense of humor.
On April 14, filming began on Jurassic World, the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park franchise (due June 12, 2015),
Acclaimed Austrian director Michael Glawogger, famed for his hard-hitting documentaries on the lives of the desperate poor, has died while on a shoot in Africa.
[WARNING: Spoilers ahead from Wednesday's episode of Arrow, "Seeing Red"] Oliver Queen's world has been shattered.
The summer movie season isn't exactly best known for independent film. With billions of dollars set to be spent on a vast amount of sequels and remakes ("The Amazing Spider Man 2," "X-Men: Days of Future Past," "22 Jump Street," "Step Up All In," "Transformers 4," "The Expendables 3," etc, etc, etc.), one has to wonder: How much space is left for the little guys?
One of the biggest toy franchises in the world is in a race to the big screen. Sony has just signed a deal with with Mattel to make a movie version of Barbie. Jenny Bicks (What A Girl Wants, Rio 2) is writing the script, with the studio hoping to be shooting by the end of the year. Mattel agreed to the film based on a new pitch that would embrace Barbie’s multiple careers and turn her into a fashionable chameleon who can jump from job to job, helping people around the world. Read more about the Barbie...show text
In the past five years, director Gareth Evans has seen has status grow from relative unknown to one of the best action directors alive. His film, Merantau, introduced the Indonesian martial arts form of Pencak Silat to the wider world, and his two follow-ups, The Raid and The Raid 2: Berandal (out in theaters right now), expanded on Silat’s usage and featured some of the most creatively shot and choreographed action/fight scenes in recent memory. I had the chance to chat with Evans recently about...show text
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A good documentary will make you laugh, cry, and probably learn more than you ever did in school. How many docs have you been touched by?..
City of Lights, City of Angels film festival: The diversity of contemporary French cinema gets a spotlight in Los Angeles.
HitFixs Alan Sepinwall reviews Martial Eagle, the April 23 episode of FXs The Americans, in which Philip struggles in the aftermath of a violent mission.
TORONTO – Tales From the Organ Trade, an HBO documentary by writer-director Ric Esther Bienstock, has won an Edward R. Murrow Award. The award for best documentary on international affairs from the Overseas Press Club of America is Bienstock's second; she received an Edward R.
AOL is now playing in the movie biz. The Internet media company inked a deal with Miramax to deliver a selection of its full-length films to U.S. users, available to watch for free (with ads) across a range of devices. The pact will lead up to the launch of a new “Movies” section that will be featured... Read more »
Like many groundbreaking and daring films, the story behind how Escape from Tomorrow was made is sometimes more interesting than the film itself.
It’s no fairy tale: Disney’s “Frozen” has broken the record for the most number of weeks atop the U.S. album chart by the soundtrack for an animated picture. The album logged its 11th non-consecuti...
Director/Actor Eli Roth is known for making gore-happy terrifying movies, but nothing on film can be as bizarre as what he did while making his latest movie, The Green Inferno. Roth has taken a bit of a hiatus from directing, spending time developing projects and occasionally killing Nazis in a certain Quentin Tarantino film, but his latest film is a return to form. The Green Inferno, follows a group of student activists who leave the comfy confines of New York to brave the deep Peruvian jungles...show text
Our beloved “Meet the Filmmakers” series is back at the Apple Store, SoHo including talks from Jon Favreau, Marshall Curry, Gia Coppola, America Ferrera, Rory Culkin, and Emma Roberts.
Josh Gad, the actor who voiced Olaf in Disney Animation's billion dollar hit Frozen, is reteaming with the studio for a live-action project. Gad has set up an untitled tentpole family adventure comedy with a sci-fi twist. He is writing the script with his partner, Ryan Dixon.
Keith Carradine talks Fargo and a Deadwood anniversary in this interview with HitFixs Daniel Fienberg.
There isn’t a film quite like Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood, which follows an American family over the course of more than a decade. Linklater shot the film, with cast Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and newcomers Ellar Coltrane and Lorelei Linklater, over twelve years. Each year he brought the cast together for a scene or two. With an effortless air, Richard Linklater “documents” the growth of two siblings, played by Coltrane and the younger Linklater, and the evolution of their family. See the first...show text
It doesn’t feel accidental that the Cannes Film Festival should deliver an unusually strong showing for female filmmakers the same year that Jane Campion is serving as jury president. But festival topper Thierry Fremaux, who’s typically loath to discuss his program in terms of gender representation, insists that featuring the work of 15 women helmers... Read more »
Kristen Wiig's action-comedy “The Heart” is on life support, as Indian Paintbrush is rethinking its commitment to finance the film due to budgetary issues, multiple individuals familiar with the project told TheWrap. “The Heart” hails from the writing-directing team of Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, who won an Oscar for co-writing “The Descendants” with Alexander Payne, and most recently wrote and directed “The Way Way Back.” Wiig is attached to star as a cash-strapped woman who agrees to transport black...show text