Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Jodie Foster

  • Indiewire
    29 comments
    tweet
    0

    Que(e)ries: 10 Lowlights For LGBT People and the Movies in 2013

    10 not-so-great things about 2013 when it came to queer people and the movies.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Big O: Oscar Didn't Always Have a Horror Problem

    There is a new Carrie in town. She has access to the Internet now and her high-school tormentors use their smart phones to broadcast her shower-scene to even greater embarrassment. But the wallflower is up to her old telekinetic tricks, pulling off a prom massacre at an even great body count than i...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Robert Redford-Produced Doc on Pioneering Director Alice Guy-Blache, 'Be Natural,' Reaches Its Kickstarter Goal UPDATE

    UPDATE: The Kickstarter campaign for documentary "Be Natural," on pioneering French female director Alice Guy-Blache, has reached its goal of $200,000. Co-directors Pamela Green and Jarik Van Sluijs have already interviewed a handful of big names for the project, including Robert Redford, Catherine ...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Why 'Elysium's World Is Flat

    The under-imagined world of Neil Blomkamp's sci-fi allegory kills any attempt at political commentary.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    28 comments
    tweet
    0

    Robots, Spaceships & Jodie Foster: The Good, The Bad, And The Wildly Uneven Of 'Elysium'

    Few summer movies in 2013 were as highly anticipated as "Elysium" and few were as divisive. Perhaps it was because the promise of something meatier on the bone than the occasionally entertaining, but all too often disposable summer blockbusters. "Elysium" had the potential to hit all our sweet spot:...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Immersed in Movies: Neill Blomkamp Talks 'Elysium,' Sci-Fi, VFX (TRAILER)

    "Elysium" director Neill Blomkamp discusses going more commercial and the have and have nots of his movies and the VFX industry.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    9 comments
    tweet
    0

    How 'Elysium' Critiques Every Other Blockbuster Released This Summer

    Mega-budget spectacles are rarely considered the beacons of high culture, but those factory-sealed, CGI-heavy efforts have attracted an especially large amount of vitriol this summer. With a range of pricey flops streaming out of the studios, seemingly foolproof products now take on the dimensions o...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Top Ways (Sarcastic and Not) Futuristic 'Elysium' Reflects Today

    Matt Damon can save almost any film for me, and the perfectly competent, entirely predictable Elysium may be where "almost" kicks in. Like most summer action movies -- from Man of Steel to World War Z -- it has an intriguing premise that gets lost mid-way through in the barrage of special effect...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    19 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Starring Matt Damon & Jodie Foster

    The year is 2154, and while the future may include ships that reach supersonic speeds in fifteen seconds, and advanced weaponry and technology that now interacts directly with the human body, the divide between the haves and have nots has never been greater. Los Angeles has essentially become one la...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Watch: New Extended Trailer & Clip From Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Starring Matt Damon

    If you've been wondering who wins out when a director would prefer to keep things under wrap versus a studio who wants to make sure people show up in theaters....let this new nearly four minute long extended trailer for Neill Blomkamp's "Elysium" answer that question.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut ...Shadow and Act
  • Salli Richardson-Whitfield Launches ...Shadow and Act
  • 10 African Diaspora Films That May Premiere ...Shadow and Act