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

All Articles

  • Leonard Maltin
    9 comments
    tweet
    0

    It's Thelma Todd Day on TCM!

    Thelma Todd and her screen partner ZaSu Pitts.

    Read More »
    MORE: Journal
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Lee Daniels and Sean Baker Talk Prince Of Broadway: An Honest Indie Gem

    Lee Daniels and Sean Baker talk to Sophia Savage about Baker's drama Prince of Broadway, which after lingering on the fest circuit, is finally hitting limited theaters September 3. Safe to say, Savage fell for this movie. So did Daniels.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    7 comments
    tweet
    4

    Eric Rohmer vs. the 3-D Threat: August in Focus

    No movie made more money in August than "The Expendables," an old school action product so thoroughly decried for its empty, virile spectacles that you have to wonder if the majority of audiences pouring money into Sylvester Stallone's pocket have done so with full awareness of the blatant stupidity...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    7

    FUTURES | Magaly Solier, Star of "Altiplano" and "The Milk of Sorrow"

    In the year-and-a-half that have passed since "The Milk of Sorrow" won the Golden Bear at Berlin, the story of its star's discovery has been told often in the international press. Six years ago, Claudia Llosa, the Peruvian-Italian director of "The Milk of Sorrow," was scouting villages in Peru for h...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Talk Returns: Fall Fest Preview

    Kris Tapley and I are back on the case as the awards season launches Sept. 1 in Venice. I'll be filing from there. Next podcast: Friday week, when I will be reporting from Venice and Kris will be in Telluride.

    Read More »
    MORE: Awards, Oscars
  • SydneysBuzz
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Women ♀ Directors Roundtable at LALIFF

    Top Left to Right: Consuelo Alba, Yvette Ederly, Sydney Levine, Isabel Cueva, Fina TorresFront Left: Sarah Vaill, Right: Carmen Marron.(Photo by Veronica Zarate)

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Fantastic Fest Adds 16 Including U.S. Debut of "Stone"

    Austin's Fantastic Fest has added 16 films to its lineup, with the U.S. premiere of John Curran's "Stone" joining this year's fest, taking place September 23 - 30. The latest batch include what the fest teased as a "bayou-dwelling psycho-killer, a disturbed housemaid, Muay Thai bone-crushers, blood-...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    film review: Flipped

    Because it shares a time period and sense of nostalgia with the well-remembered Stand By Me (1986), Flipped has been pegged as an official companion piece for director Rob Reiner. There’s some validity to this, especially since the soundtrack is filled with familiar oldies, which also added to the ...

    Read More »
  • iW NOW
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    SnagFilms Creates New Educational Channel, SnagLearning

    SnagFilms Creates New Educational Channel, SnagLearning

    Read More »
  • Spout
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Now "Mission: Impossible" is Being Rebooted?

    That's sort of the case, according to a report from Variety, looking further into the "Mission: Impossible IV" updates I wrote about yesterday. The trade claims Paramount is so unhappy with the box office performance of Tom Cruise's "Knight and Day" that it wants to distance the "Mission: Impossible" franchise from the actor's past within it. The structure will be different, featuring only two agents (Cruise and Jeremy Renner) -- so I guess Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg aren't being brought back? -- and the title is rumored to be doing away with both the "Mission: Impossible" and the "IV" parts and going with something akin to "The Dark Knight" ...

    Read More »