In the documentary “The Eagle Huntress,” Nurgaiv Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl in Mongolia, counters centuries of male-dominated tradition to pursue her dream of participating in the honored ritual of eagle hunting.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that “The Monster” boasts (at least) one of the year’s best performances, but it does. In fact, that revelation arrives with as much of a jolt as any of the film’s immaculately-timed jump scares, which writer-director Bryan Bertino (“The Strangers”) unleashes with the discretion of a master and the patience of a monk. Like any great twist, it hides in plain sight from the start, and like any great twist, it reveals itself with maximum impact, delivering the chill....show text
“i wrote a piece about how horror movies are hiding some (most?) of the best performances of 2016: https://t.co/tbL0zbo8hI”
Cinematographer James Laxton and colorist Alex Bickel break down how they created the film's bold colors and contrast; plus exclusive images.
Break out your purple bowling jumpsuit, because The Jesus is back! Production is underway on John Turturro’s sequel to “The Big Lebowski,” officially titled “Going Places,” and today we have the premiere of the first official photo from the dramatic comedy, and boy is it wonderful to see Turturro’s Jesus Quintana back in action. Turturro, who is directing the movie without any involvement from the Coen Brothers, reprises his legendary bowler for the sequel, which also stars Bobby Cannavale, Aud....show text
So here’s a Cinderella story: Last year, Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra directed Embrace of the Serpent,” a trippy black-and-white voyage into the Amazon. His own country didn’t pay much attention, but the rest of the world felt otherwise: It played Cannes’ Director’s Fortnight, and went on to win four prizes at the Fenix Ibero-American Film Awards in Mexico City. That was November 25, 2015 — two months before it landed an unexpected Oscar nomination. “Embrace of the Serpent” That’s the Fen......show text
“Could you find out what you had in common with a stranger who didn't speak your language? #ArrivalMovie https://t.co/pAdiUWLv4k”
Casey Bloys, HBO’s president of programming, assembled the employees in the network’s Santa Monica offices Thursday in order to address the topic on many minds in Hollywood: the proposed AT&a…
“GOP Sen. Engages in Shocking, False Attack on Opponent’s Ancestry in Debate https://t.co/dQWaVZzrrd (VIDEO)”
The musician Iggy Pop declared himself “a street walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm” in the lyric to the song “Search and Destroy” on the 1973 album “Raw Power.” That visceral statement of intent was relatively little heard on its original release, though the song is currently in a luxury car commercial. Another early song, the woozy, fuzzed-out “1969,” was in a recent jeans ad.
Directors of Newtown withdraw film from chain after it emerged it was seeking legal fees from victims’ families for failed lawsuit The makers of the Sandy Hook shooting documentary Newtown have joined a boycott of the cinema chain Cinemark over the latter’s treatment of the victims of the 2012 Aurora shootings. According to Deadline, Newtown was due to screen in over 100 Cinemark theatres – including sites in Los Angeles, Detroit and Ann Arbor – as part of a one-night multi-cinema event on 2 No....show text