Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

All Articles

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Shiny Happy People Acting: Jonas Pate’s “Shrink”

    Tilt down to an E.T.-eye-view of Los Angeles at dawn, the back of the Hollywood sign looming in the foreground. Cut to a dog licking a man's hand as he drunkenly sleeps outside on a reclining deck chair. Looking haggard and hairy, Henry Carter (Kevin Spacey) wakes, lights a cigarette, and keeps smok...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Master and Commander Redux

    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World has all the elements of the kind of movie that keeps studio heads up at night: it's literary (based on the Patrick O'Brian seafaring series), period (Napoleonic), expensive (close to $150 million), packed with action (swords, pistols, rifles and cannons) and VFX (ships at sea under fire). That's why, even though the Napoleonic adventure movie looks like a success, grossing $209.5 million worldwide, it was a nail biter for Twentieth Century Fox co-chairman Tom Rothman at the time. (He took on partners in the venture, and had to push back the release to get the FX finished.) The well-reviewed awar...

    Read More »
  • Matt Dentler's Blog
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    True Blood Gets True

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    "The Cove" Heading To UK

    Vertigo Films has acquired all the UK rights to Louise Psihoyos's festival favorite "The Cove." The doc - which follows an elite team of adrenalin junkies, filmmakers and free divers as they embark on a covert mission to expose a dolphin slaughtering operation - will be released in the UK this Autu...

    Read More »
  • Matt Dentler's Blog
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    A free movie

    Read More »
  • Enzian Theater
    1 comment
    tweet
    0
  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Walking On The Moon

    Read More »
    MORE: Personal
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    1

    Freedom, Defiance, Shame, Courage, and Justice for All: 6 to Watch from Outfest

    Bookended by two very full weekends, the 27th annual Outfest concluded on Sunday after eleven days of screenings, tributes, panels, conversations, receptions and parties. For many guests the passage of Prop 8 was a popular way to contextualize their experience at the festival, and already there are ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    #SDCC: Pattinson Will Do Comic-Con Twilight: New Moon Press Conference

    While Twilight star Rob Pattinson will not do backstage press interviews at Comic-Con this week for New Moon, he and co-stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner will participate in an off-site press conference in San Diego early Thursday morning. That's how Summit is handling huge demand for the fil...

    Read More »
  • eugonline
    0 comments
    tweet
    0