Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

All Articles

  • The Lost Boys
    2 comments
    tweet
    1

    On Making Risotto

    On Making Risotto

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    3 comments
    tweet
    18

    "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" Will Open The 2012 American Black Film Festival!

    This is wonderful news for those of you who'll be attending this year's American Black Film Festival, which runs from June 20 to 23.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    DreamWorks Pares Exec Ranks, Makes Sourian Producer, Bario Single Production Chief

    As DreamWorks Studios streamlines into a smaller entity, it has no room for two top-level expensive production presidents. Thus the Reliance-backed company, which is run by Steven Spielberg and Stacy Snider, and distributes through Disney, has given Mark Sourian a first-look production deal.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    61 comments
    tweet
    22

    Review: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Is A Gorgeous, Fascinating Muddle Of Ideas That Can't Stick The Landing

    Ambition is a rare thing in movies these days, especially when it comes to summer blockbuster fare. There might be ambitions to blow up bigger things, or include more bad guys, or feature more stars, but in terms of real ambition -- telling big stories, about big subjects, on a huge canvas -- only a...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    7

    Columbia Film Festival Comes to Los Angeles with Grad Shorts

    The Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program is taking its show on the road and bringing its film festival to Los Angeles. The LA version will feature industry networking events, panels, parties, and screenings of the graduate film program’s student work.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    100 Ideas That Changed Film: Magic Lanterns to Feminist Film Theory

    One of our favorite internet diversions Brain Pickings published a post on the 100 ideas that changed film - from slapstick humor (#21), queer cinema (#97), censorship (#48), to the kinetoscope (#3). The post is derived from film reviewer David Parkinson's book 100 Ideas That Changed Cinema.

    Read More »
    MORE: Books
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    1

    Trailers from Hell: Bernard Rose on Ken Russell's "Valentino"

    This week's Trailers from Hell features director Bernard Rose discussing Ken Russell's "Valentino." Here's the official write-up:

    Read More »
    MORE: Trailers
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    88

    Olivia Wilde Joins Spike Jonze's Untitled iPhone Romance Film With Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara & Amy Adams

    Filmmaker Spike Jonze is apparently not content to just settle for the most talented cast in Hollywood to join his next film. Evidently he wants the most beautiful one as well. In a Deadline report about Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions landing international rights from for Jonze's next unti...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    3

    Casting Watch: Who's Up for Finnick Odair in 'Catching Fire'? Only One Fits the Bill

    I just fnished reading "Mockingjay," the third and final "Hunger Games" installment. Fair to say, the plot thickens and the action gets even more intense in "Catching Fire" and "Mockingjay" as Katniss Everdeen and her two rival swains Gale and Peeta go through several rings of fire.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    26

    'Jesus Camp' Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady Go DIY With 'Detropia'

    Documentary filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, whose “Jesus Camp” was nominated for an Oscar in 2006, are taking the courageous step of distributing their latest film, “Detropia,” on their own.

    Read More »