Source: Asia One
ROME - Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu opens this year's Venice film festival with the premier of "Birdman", a black comedy that heads a 55-strong selection leaning heavily toward war and recession, festival director Alberto Barbera said on Thursday.As well as "Birdman", starring Michael Keaton as a fading action hero, 19 other films are in the main competition, including ...
Full article at: Asia One
11 hours ago, 9:53am CDT
ROME (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will tackle topics from the financial crisis to drone warfare, and feature performances from Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino and Ethan Hawke.
Organizers on Thursday announced a 20-strong competition lineup that includes Ramin Bahrani's subprime mortgage drama ...
Full article at: Mail.com
15 hours ago, 5:48am CDT
Source: Empire: Movie News & Reviews
He'll script the console game-based picDespite its console popularity, Square Enix’s hit title Deus Ex hasn’t exactly shot straight on to cinema screens since CBS Films grabbed the rights back in 2012, the second time someone has taken a stab at the idea. It’s been through a few drafts and at least one director in Scott Derrickson, but now Predators scribe Michael Finch has been hired to work on the script.The movie will apparently spring from the latest version of the game, Human Revoluti ...
Full article at: Empire: Movie News & Reviews
1 day ago, 1:05am CDT
FOX's Sunday night animated comedies are set to deliver some top line guest star voices this coming season - with Jane Fonda, Willem Dafoe, Nick Offerman, Julie Bowen, Liam Neeson, Allison Janney, Kevin Kline, Zach Galifianakis, Kim Kardashian, Megan Mullally, Bill Hader, Aziz Ansari, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key being some of the voices featured.
The Simpsons and Family Guy are set to kick off their new seasons on Sunday, September 28 - with Family Guy's episode being the ...
Full article at: ign
4 days ago, 2:13pm CDT
Source: Brooklyn Paper
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By The Butcher of Flatbush Avenue ExtensionThe Brooklyn PaperThis story repeats itself, but never gets old.
“The Old Woman” is a loose adaptation of a Soviet-era surrealist’s short story of the same name, currently playing at Brooklyn Academy of Music through June 29. The play combines the repetition and disaffected performance that are hallmarks of absurdist theater with vaudeville’s wildly comic song-and-dance routines for a bizarre romp that Beckett-b ...
Full article at: Brooklyn Paper
Jun 24 2014, 10:25am CDT
Source: Develop Magazine
BEYOND: TWO SOULSQUANTIC DREAM
Beyond: Two Souls, the latest game from David Cage’s Quantum Dream, continues the studio’s fine tradition of combining high-end visuals, market-leading motion capture and a rich and engaging narrative.
Building on the groundbreaking interactive storytelling of Omikron: The Nomad, Fahrenheit and Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls tells the story of Jodie Holmes, a girl with mysterious powers ...
Full article at: Develop Magazine
Jun 23 2014, 9:31am CDT
Source: movie pilot
Seeing as I've touched up on the best movie werewolves (if you missed it click here), I figured it's time to name drop the scariest vampires in cinema history. Again like in my lycanthrope post, this list does not reflect my opinion on the films listed, for I myself, don't necessarily like all of the flicks on this list. This is simply a look at the 10 scariest designs that blood sucker ...
Full article at: movie pilot
Jun 9 2014, 8:03am CDT
Source: Latino Review
It's easy to roll your eyes when a film's central theme is cancer. While such an affliction is inarguably sad, its handling in the movies is typically heavy-handed. The natural drama from the disease never seems to be enough for some filmmakers, who use manipulative tactics in a lame attempt to get the audience to cry, likely to hide the fact that their movie just simply isn't very good. A good example of such a film is 2002 ...
Full article at: Latino Review
Jun 6 2014, 12:05pm CDT