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

All Articles

  • Shadow and Act
    9 comments
    tweet
    0

    Seriously, Is New Black Latino Spiderman Getting Live-Action Movie Treatment? Marvel Exec Speaks

    Yesterday's news, which Jasmin posted here, announcing that Marvel Comics is introducing a new Spider-Man, who happens to be a blacktino (I didn't coin the term by the way) teen named Miles Morales, shook the web, with fanboys and girls jeering the, uhh, colorful switch.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    EXCLUSIVE: Red Flag To Release Iran Protest Documentary The Green Wave

    Laura Kim and Paul Federbush of Red Flag Releasing have acquired stateside rights to distribute Sundance documentary collage The Green Wave. Written and directed by Ali Samadi Ahadi and produced by Jan Krueger and Oliver Stoltz, the doc about the 2009 Iran populist protests also screened at the Wash...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    "The Josephine Baker Story" Coming To Blu-ray DVD

    We try as hard as we can to stay on top of things, but occasionally something will slip by us... like this: last week it was announced that the 1991 HBO film The Josephine Baker Story, starring Lynn Whitfield , will be released on blu-ray DVD; though no official release date has been set as yet.

    Read More »
    MORE: New On DVD
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: Sizzle Reel For TIFF Midnight Madness Pic 'The Day' With Dominic Monaghan & Shannyn Sossamon

    In case you were on your way to work or in a meeting this morning and missed, TIFF announced a new slate of films for the upcoming festival including the first round of titles in the Midnight Madness slate, and topping the list (at least alphabetically) was Douglas Aarniokoski's post-apocalyptic thr...

    Read More »
    MORE: Films, The Day
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Universal Drops Gore Verbinski's 'Clue' But Project Still Moving Ahead With New Writers

    You not remember, but near the end of 2009 we made up a list of the Dumbest Movie Projects announced that year and among the them were "Battleship," "Candyland," "Monopoly" and "Clue." Yes, Hasbro is ready to turn their boardgames into viable franchises and while movement has been probably a bit slo...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Preview British Girl Gang Revenge Thriller "SKET"

    It's a British film called SKET and is described as a "girl gang retribution thriller," and stars some of the UK's young black talent, like Ashley Walters, Richie Campbell, Adelayo Adedayo, and Riann Steele.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Preview "Massage, Cameroon Style" (Mothers Protecting Their Daughters From Predators)

    Was breezing through the recently announced list of 383 titles (from 70 countries) scheduled to screen at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival, and came across this one. It's called Massage, Cameroon Style.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Casting Watch: Witherspoon Goes Fluffy, Fishburne is Superman's Perry White, Foster Plays Gotti Jr.

    Reese Witherspoon's next project is a Disney fluff piece called Wish List, about a girl whose wishes do not come true because the coin she throws into the well never reaches its bottom. Twenty-five years later, Witherspoon enters as that girl's older self, a careerist who has lost the imagination ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Academy Announces Honorary Oscars and Hersholt Award-Winner; Sherak Re-Elected to Third Term

    The Academy Board of Governors met Tuesday night and re-elected president Tom Sherak for a third consecutive one-year term, and chose the recipients of this year's Honorary Oscar statuettes to be given out at the third annual Governor's Awards. Veteran actor James Earl Jones and famed make-up artist...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Point Counter-Point Review: 'The Change-Up' Is Gross-Out Unfunny Or Messy But With Amusing Laughs

    “The Change-Up” is nothing if not honest. Before the title card has even popped up on screen, Jason Bateman, playing a stressed out husband, father, and (pivotally) lawyer, gets poop sprayed onto his face and, seconds later, into his mouth. It’s a very gross gag very early on and sets the stage for ...

    Read More »