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

All Articles

  • SydneysBuzz
    1 comment
    tweet
    36

    Transmedia Hollywood 3: Rethinking Creative Relations

    Transmedia Hollywood is a conference, in its third year, which I used to work on. It is a joint venture between UCLA’s producer’s Program Chair Prof. Denise Mann and legendary scholar and now USC professor Henry Jenkins. It was intended as an offshoot of MIT’s Futures of Entertainm...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: 'Monsieur Lazhar' A Meek & Restrained Crowd Pleaser

    When "A Separation" won the Academy Award for best foreign language film last month, I was thrilled -- Asghar Farhadi's splendid domestic drama is one of the best things I've seen in the past few years. But it also came as a genuine surprise, because I was convinced the Canadian fi...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    0 comments
    tweet
    9

    Criticwire Picks: 'Cabin in the Woods' Tops a Busy Weekend

    At least among members of Indiewire's Criticwire Network, "The Cabin in the Woods" is one of the best reviewed movies so far this year. The only catch is that most critics don't want to spoil it.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    14 comments
    tweet
    9

    Hollywood & The Ministry Of "Silly Accents"

    So... maybe we should all just agree that, just as an article I read on the Guardian UK's site said: "unless one casts Indians to play Indians (unlike Alec Guinness in A Passage to India, 1984), Danes to play Danes (instead of accent-prone Meryl Streep's Karen Blixen in Out of...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    11

    New Pics From 'Prometheus' Deepen The Mystery

    Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the "Prometheus" marketing campaign thus far is that it has managed to be both breathlessly exciting with some of the best cut trailers of the year, but also relatively still deeply mysterious. While the broad strokes of the story are known, just whe...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    13

    Watch (Exclusive): See Ed Burns On the Set of His New Short, 'Doggy Bags,' Premiering at Tribeca

    What would the Tribeca Film Festival be without Ed Burns? The independent filmmaker has screened six of his films at the event (last year he closed the festival with "Newlyweds") and this year he's back for a seventh time with the world premiere of his short, "Doggy Bags."

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    16 comments
    tweet
    27

    Shadow & Act's 5 Tips On Writing No-Budget/Low-Budget Feature Screenplays

    Back (or rather black) by popular demand...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    5

    Emily Watson, Anna Friel & Lena Headey Will Fall In Love With POWs In 'The Poisoners'

    From one WWI-set period flick to another, it looks as if Emily Watson is moving from “War Horse” to something set in the same era, but with far less of the treacle from Steven Spielberg’s sentimental war picture.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Black Film exhibit & events at The Cultural Portal: Reclaiming Our Image NOW through June in Houston

    For all you filmmakers and enthusiasts in the Houston area, there is an exciting Black film event happening during the next few months courtesy of Our Image Film and Arts. They are doing an "exhibit" at Project Row Houses (in which art projects are presented in historic shotgun houses...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    8 comments
    tweet
    14

    Critics Who Hate 'The Cabin in the Woods' Love to Spoil 'The Cabin in the Woods'

    If you're checking out "Cabin in the Woods" reviews and you're hoping not to be spoiled, you better hope the critic you're reading liked the movie.

    Read More »