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    More Anticipated: 27 Films From 2011 We've Already Seen

    Ok, you can't really anticipate a film if you've already seen it, right? And while that doesn't apply for every member of The Playlist, many of us were lucky enough to get early sneak peeks at 2011 by attending film festivals around the globe like the Cannes, Toronto and Vancouver Film Festivals, the Melbourne Film Festival, the London Film Festival and more; yes, we're global. We basically ran through our lists of the films coming out in 2011 that we've already seen and made a list of 27 worth discussing. Not all of them are great, some are downright terrible, and some are pictures you should absolutely go out of your way to see. It's a mixe...

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    Berlinale Adds Twenty Titles to 2011 Panorama Section

    The 2011 Berlin International Film Festival has just announced twenty more titles to the fest's Panorama section. The section offers a large and eclectic mix of films that push narrative and formal boundaries. The Berlinale programmers previously released a list of half of 2011 Panorama titles.

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    Completely Unbiased Joe Johnston Says 'Captain America' "Flat-out Fun" & Will "Surprise Some People"

    While we patiently await a trailer for "Captain America: The First Avenger," which was reportedly delayed because the footage wasn't amazing enough, to hear it from director Joe Johnston, his is going to be a superhero film like no other.

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    Bland First Look At 'Wanderlust' Starring Paul Rudd & Jennifer Aniston

    How do you sell a pretty funny-sounding comedy with a great ensemble case and interesting premise? It's not by releasing a still featuring the film's two stars in what looks like a picture that could be ripped from a catalog from your local area parks and recreation department.

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    Steve Zaillian To Rewrite U.S. Remake Of 'Timecrimes'

    Already A Producer and Exec On The Project, The Academy-Award Winning Writer Is Also Getting His Hands DirtyScreenwriter Steve Zaillian, one of the most well-paid and powerful writers in Hollywood is not idly sitting by and is keeping those writing muscles toned.

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    Review: 'No Strings Attached' Has Plenty Of Strings Attached

    It's fair to say that the state of the modern romantic-comedy is a dismal one. In the era of "Leap Year," "The Ugly Truth" and "Confessions of a Shopaholic" -- where the heroes and heroines behave in a way unrecognizable to actual human beings, the plots are interchangable and contrived, and the com...

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    First Look At Béla Tarr's 'The Turin Horse'

    As revealed yesterday, Béla Tarr‘s long-awaited “The Turin Horse” will make its world premiere next month at the Berlin Film Festival and we now have our first look at the film courtesy of [origo] filmklub.

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    'The Social Network' Producers Reteam To Have 'Sex On The Moon'

    We’re not sure anyone saw the success of “The Social Network” coming. A year ago the Aaron Sorkin-written, David Fincher-directed film was still being skeptically referred to as “the Facebook movie”, even by fans of its filmmakers. A year later the film has topped over $200 million in worldwide gros...

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    Ben Affleck Adds Black List Script 'American Bullshit' To List Of Potential 'The Town' Followup Gigs

    If you're Ben Affleck, the world is your oyster right now. The actor/director is coming off "The Town" the box office sensation and Warner Bros. Oscar hope that has a strong chance to slide into the ten films nominated for Best Picture and as such, he's been offered plenty of high profile follow-up gigs. Affleck has seen films like "Superman: Man Of Steel" (now with Zack Snyder) and "Tales From The Gangster Squad" (now with Ruben Fleischer) cross his desk, he's writing the New York Yankees wife-swapping drama "The Trade" with his brother Casey as a potential directing vehicle, he's got the parallel timeline, sci-fi tale "Replay" under conside...

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    Seth Rogen Reveals George Lucas Believes World Will End In 2012

    Actor Blows Chance To Voice Yoda In 'Star Wars' Reboot Seth Rogen is currently doing the press rounds for "The Green Hornet" and, while we've already learnt that the film isn't much cop, Rogen always gives good interview, and a chat with the Toronto Sun (via Movieline) has turned up a doozy of a st...

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