69th Cannes International Film Festival Lineup Announced

69th Cannes International Film Festival Lineup Announced

The full lineup for the 69th Cannes International Film Festival was announced this morning in Paris. Steven Spielberg, Jodie Foster, Shane Black, Woody Allen, Sean Penn, Jeff Nichols, Pedro Almodovar, Xavier Dolan, the Dardenne brothers and Paul Verhoeven are just some of the directors who have films showing at the festival. In the out of […]

2016 Awards Profile: ‘Money Monster’ by Jodie Foster

2016 Awards Profile: ‘Money Monster’ by Jodie Foster

Welcome to the 2016 Awards Profiles series, where we talk about high and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point this year.  We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be recognized, many will not […]

Julia Roberts to Star In, Produce ‘Fool Me Once’

Julia Roberts to Star In, Produce ‘Fool Me Once’

Julia Roberts is on board to star in and produce “Fool Me Once,” the screen adaptation of Harlan Coben’s newly released thriller. Roberts will produce with her Red Om Films partners Lisa Gillan and Marisa Yeres Gill. The book was just published last week under Penguin’s Dutton imprint. Coben is the writer of eight consecutive […]

Check Out the New Poster for Jodie Foster’s ‘Money Monster’ with George Clooney

Check Out the New Poster for Jodie Foster’s ‘Money Monster’ with George Clooney

In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an explosive situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O’Connell) forcefully takes over their studio.  During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live […]

WATCH: First Trailer for Jodie Foster’s ‘Money Monster’ with George Clooney and Julia Roberts

WATCH: First Trailer for Jodie Foster’s ‘Money Monster’ with George Clooney and Julia Roberts

For those of you who don’t remember, Money Monster was at one point poised to be a potential 2015 awards contender. Obviously, that didn’t come to pass, as Jodie Foster‘s latest directorial outing was given a March 2016 release date, making the majority of us assume that this won’t be anything to predict, Oscar wise. […]

Awards Profile: Money Monster

Awards Profile: Money Monster

Directed By: Jodie Foster Written By: Alan DiFiore, Jim Kouf, and Jamie Linden Cast: George Clooney, Jack O’Connell, Julia Roberts, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito, and more… Synopsis (via IMDb): Lee Gates is a TV personality whose insider tips have made him the money guru of Wall Street. When Kyle loses all of his […]

Best Horror Film Series: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Best Horror Film Series: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Everyone has those films that you watch at a young age that mold you into a film lover.  For me, that film was Jonathan Demme‘s The Silence of the Lambs.  I’ve loved this film ever since I was 13, and somehow find new ways to love it after each viewing. Watching The Silence of the […]

2014 Emmys Circuit: Final Analysis and Predictions

2014 Emmys Circuit: Final Analysis and Predictions

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy awards air on NBC this Monday night.  While a ton of awards were handed out last weekend at the Creative Arts Ceremony, the top tier categories still remain, including top series honors and a staggering 12 acting races. I must confess, I feel most of my predictions “make sense” individually.  I […]

Elysium (***)

Elysium (***)

The rare summer blockbuster these days that manages to run under two hours and avoid 3D, Elysium gets points for those two factors even before you begin to appreciate the movie itself. Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp is able to raise the wow factor in his sophomore feature, keeping the social commentary aspect from his prior flick […]

First Trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s ‘Elysium’

You can pretty much jot this one down as one of my most anticipated films this year. The trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s sophomore effort, Elysium, has dropped, and it looks terrific. Is it just me or does it have kind of a District 9 meets The Matrix vibe going on? Either way, sign me up. We […]

New Poster for Neill Blomkamp‘s ‘Elysium’

Neill Blomkamp turned a lot of heads with his first feature film, District 9, which went on to receive a surprise Best Picture nomination. Since then, many have been looking forward to his next effort. We now have a poster for his second film, Elysium, starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, and Sharlto Copley, which opens August 9. After the […]

The Golden Globes: Best Dressed

Does it every cross your mind what persuaded someone to pick a certain outfit to wear on the red carpet? Over the years I’ve grown to love fashion, and if I had the money to dress better I would, but alas I do not. Although, it’s free to judge our many famous celebrities on what […]

70th Annual Golden Globe Award Winners!

The stars didn’t just align tonight — they congregated! The celebrity-filled awards show ended with a huge victory for a film we all thought had been out of the running for the Best Picture Oscar. Check out the entire list of winners below, and a huge thanks to everyone who watched the telecast with us […]

Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. Demille Award from HFPA

Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster will be honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with their prestigious Cecil B. Demille Award.  Announced today by Simon Baker and Kristen Stewart,  Foster is the first woman to be awarded with the organization’s highest honor since Barbara Streisand in 2000.  Not only is she being rewarded in […]

Ten Films by Ten Women Directors

With the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray release of Sarah Polley’s second directorial feature, Take This Waltz, the Canadian-born writer/director builds upon the promising foundation of her filmmaking career. Polley follows up her acclaimed and Oscar-nominated debut, Away from Her (2006), with a simply honest portrayal of a woman’s struggle to fill the gaps in her seemingly happy […]