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2015 DGA Honors Recipients Announced – Thelma Schoonmaker, Ron Howard Among the Praised

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced that Director/Producer Ron Howard, Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell,...

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HBO Docs Acquires ‘VERY SEMI-SERIOUS: A PARTIALLY THOROUGH PORTRAIT OF NEW YORKER CARTOONISTS’

Film Debuts Dec. 7 On HBO Following A Limited Theatrical Run ——– NEW YORK, June 29, 2015 – HBO has acquired U.S. rights to VERY SEMI-SERIOUS: A...

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Christopher Nolan’s Next Film Will Be the Short ‘Quay’ at the Film Forum in NYC

Christopher Nolan is taking quick break from full length features as his next film has been announced.  According to Digital Spy, his next film is “Quay,” a...

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David Gordon Green’s ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ Gets Awards Friendly Release Date

Warner Bros. throws up another potential awards player on their slate for the fall.  The upcoming “Our Brand is Crisis,” which is directed by David Gordon...

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‘Jurassic World 2′ Gets a Release Date with stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard Set to Return

Well, you only have yourselves to blame.  The highest grossing film of the year (and soon to be 3rd highest of ALL-TIME) “Jurassic World” has been given the...

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Don Cheadle’s ‘Miles Ahead’ Selected as the Closing Film for New York Film Festival!

New York, NY (July 22, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Don Cheadle’s directorial debut Miles Aheadwill make its World Premiere as...

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Marisa Tomei in talks to play Aunt May in new ‘Spider-Man’

Well this is certainly an interesting piece of news. Oscar winner Marisa Tomei is following in the footsteps of fellow Oscar winner Sally Field and Rosemary Harris in...

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Academy Invites 322 to Membership – Kevin Hart and Damian Chazelle Among the Newest Members

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have...

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Oscars Seem to Stick with Sliding Scale for Best Picture as Awards Rules are Updated!

As seen in the press release below, there’s no mention of switching back to five Best Picture nominees for the upcoming Academy Awards celebration.  AMPAS...

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BREAKING NEWS: Oscar-Winning Composer James Horner Dies in Plane Crash

Talk about just a shocking and devastating thing to see on social media.  James Horner, the two-time Oscar-winning composer of “Titanic” died in a plane...

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Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR Reveals Voice Cast

BURBANK, Calif. – Disney•Pixar’s upcoming movie “The Good Dinosaur” revealed its roster of voice talent today. “We were lucky to work with a number of...

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Abigail Breslin, Wes Bentley Star In FINAL GIRL – Hitting Theaters August 14 – Watch the Trailer!

Los Angeles, CA – Renowned photographer to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Tyler Shields will captivate audiences with his debut feature film, the “sardonic,...

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GKIDS ACQUIRES UNITED STATES RIGHTS FOR ‘APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD’

New York, NY – June 15, 2015 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced its acquisition of US rights to APRIL...

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‘Sleeping with Other People’ with Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie Gets a Release Date Change

Leslye Headland’s “Sleeping with Other People” has had a release date and will now open in New York and Los Angeles on September 11, followed by a...

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HALLOWEEN RETURNS TO THE BIG SCREEN FROM DIMENSION FILMS AND TRANCAS INTERNATIONAL FILMS

New York, NY (June 15, 2015) – Dimension Films and Trancas International Films announced today that production will start in July on the highly anticipated thriller...

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Silencio’

NEW YORK (June 9, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Pedro Almodóvar’s SILENCIO from El Deseo....

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Official Synopsis for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Released

I know what all of you were waiting with bated breath for two days after the Tonys, the synopsis for Batman v Superman: Why Is This Title So Long Dawn of Justice! In all...

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Emily Blunt could be ‘The Girl on the Train’ for Tate Taylor

I think we can all agree that Emily Blunt is going to get an Oscar nomination one day. It’s just a question of when, not if, and what kind of a role it will be...

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Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ will open the 53rd New York Film Festival

Right now, I feel like one of the few people particularly high (no pun intended) on Robert Zemeckis‘ upcoming film The Walk. Part of it is because most feel like...

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James Wan will direct ‘Aquaman’ for DC and Warner Brothers

There’s an interesting theme developing for DC and Warner Brothers, in terms of the directors they’re hiring for upcoming superhero outings. Even starting...

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Clint Eastwood’s next film will be about Captain “Sully” Sullenberger and the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

Even if Clint Eastwood is far from a consistent filmmaker in my eyes, quality wise, I’m always intrigued by his choices. He’s riding high on the huge success...

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Jonathan Levine, Ted Melfi, and Jon Watts are finalists to direct the new ‘Spider-Man’ film

You the reader made no secret of your displeasure with most of the choices up for the role of Spider-Man, but that was kind compared to your thoughts on the people up...

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James Ponsoldt to Direct Drama About F. Scott Fitzgerald

Pretty quietly, James Ponsoldt is really becoming one of the better filmmakers out there. From his debut Off the Black to the affecting Smashed and criminally underrated...

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Jean-Marc Valleé’s ‘Demolition’ could open this year’s Toronto Film Festival

It might seem a bit early to consider which titles might play at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, but many of us forget that these things need to be planned...

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First Poster and Trailer drop for the remake of ‘Point Break’

Before we get to the meat of this post, we should just get one thing out in the open…yes, it’s no secret that nobody is asking for a remake of Point Break....