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

All Articles

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    9 comments
    tweet
    0

    Who Will Direct The Hobbit, With Del Toro Moving On? Not Jackson, for Now

    Soon after revealing that he was waiting for the dust to clear at MGM so he could get on with The Hobbit, Guillermo del Toro, one of Hollywood's hottest directors after Pan's Labyrinth and Hell Boy 2, is quitting The Hobbit because he can't keep his career on hold any longer; he's already been on th...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Orson Welles—At Ease

    I’m hesitant to publish links to YouTube on a regular basis for two reasons: the dubious legality of some posts, and the guilt I feel by encouraging you to idle away untold hours of time on this hypnotic site. But I can’t resist calling your attention to a series of short pieces that Orson Welles fi...

    Read More »
    MORE: Journal
  • SydneysBuzz
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Africa and The International Emerging Film Talent Association

    One of the attractions of Cannes is discovering new cinema and new talent making their entries into the art and industry of Cinema. When I was invited this year to show three Ethiopian filmmakers the market and later to Monaco by the The Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) to see the work of ...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Dennis Hopper: 1936 - 2010

    Maverick actor, filmmaker and artist Dennis Hopper died today at age 74 of complications from prostate cancer. Born in Kansas on May 17, 1936, Hopper passed away at his home in Venice, CA, according to media reports within the past hour.

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Animation Rarities Online

    Cartoonist J. Stuart Blackton in front of the 1900 drawing that magically comes to life.

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

    Why a Crappy Sequel Chick Flick Hit is Better than a Flop

    Women will flock to see Sex and the City 2--no matter how dismissive its reviews--because they're starving for content aimed at them. (The pic grossed $14.2 million on Thursday.) They're fond of the four characters, and want to check out their over-the-top Patricia Field costumes. They may be disapp...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    What Went Wrong with Prince of Persia

    I'd rather be watching HBO. That's my new T-shirt mantra. This holiday weekend I'll lay odds, sight unseen, that watching the third installment (HBO Saturday 9 PM) of writer Peter Morgan's Tony Blair trilogy, The Special Relationship, about the British ex-prime minister's relationship with then-pres...

    Read More »
  • Jared Moshé's Blog
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    RIP Gary Coleman

    RIP Gary Coleman

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    film review: Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time

    I have nothing against a juvenile action-adventure yarn with a touch of fantasy thrown in, and while I can’t pretend to get inside the head of a 12-year-old boy, I enjoy summoning my inner child whenever such a film has great spirit and rousing action scenes. This one, I’m sorry to say, feels mechan...

    Read More »
  • Eric Kohn
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Michael Douglas at Lincoln Center.

    Michael Douglas at Lincoln Center.

    Read More »