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

All Articles

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Weekend Box Office: Harry Potter 8 Beats The Dark Knight's Opening Weekend Record UPDATED

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 smashed opening weekend records as moviegoers flocked to the ultimate event movie, the last in Warner Bros.' beloved eight-film series based on J.K. Rowling's global literary phenomenon. (See Richard Corliss's fine summation in Time.) Anthony D'Alessandro...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Marilyn Monroe Blows Up Big in Chicago

    Marilyn Monroe's dress in Seven Year Itch recently sold at auction for $4.6 million, and now her iconic image standing over a subway grate is on view as a giant sculpture in Chicago. Check out every angle of the 26-foot Seward Johnson sculpture in this full slide show and here.

    Read More »
  • Hope for Film
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Anthony Kaufman's MUST READ New Blog: Reel Politik

    I have long felt the indie film community has needed someone to write regularly and call attention the various issues that both effect our life as filmmakers, and how film, in all its various forms, effect our life as citizens, societies, and individuals. What an awesome gift for us all that Anthon...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    Weekend Box Office (July 15-17)

    I've said it before and I've said it again, I don't get these Harry Potter movies. I've seen them all and they're like the EXACT SAME MOVIE over and over again. I'm not even sure the image above is from the latest HP movie because, as I've just said, they're the EXACT SAME MOVIE. Could you tell the ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Exclusive: ‘Captain America’ Screenwriters Discuss The Sequel & Possible Flashback Structure

    Paramount and Marvel clearly have high hopes and strong confidence in their forthcoming release of “Captain America: The First Avenger,” which hits screens July 22nd. They’ve already deployed screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely to begin work on a sequel, which will most likely follo...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    38 comments
    tweet
    0

    What Black Director Would YOU Put On A Magazine Cover?

    In case you haven't heard (and as you can see below) Tyler Perry is the cover story for the upcoming August 2011 issue of Ebony magazine. WHAT AGAIN??? That makes it the 546th time he's made the cover. That's only beaten by the 634 times he's been on the cover of Essence.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Jack & Gwen Meet Jack & Chloe (Sort Of) In Smashing Torchwood: Miracle Day - Rendition

    David Chute reviews the second installment of the BBC/Starz SF mini-series Torchwood: Miracle Day. Even better than the first, episode two set a much faster pace, hop-scotching between subplots unfolding simultaneously on two continents and on a trans-Atlantic airliner jetting between them.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    21 comments
    tweet
    0

    A "Dashing" Single Lady! (Fashion-in-Film Review)

    Hi S&A Readers! Today we have a special treat for the fashionably inclined out there! Joining us today is guest blogger, Jade; she's a twenty-something fashion writer from Las Vegas, Nevada. Now and in the future, she will be sharing news and commentary on various aspects of style and design in the ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    Aline Brosh McKenna To Adapt Graphic Novel 'Rust' For 20th Century Fox

    There are quite a few screenwriters that we here at The Playlist think are incredibly overrated. Someone like Allan Loeb ("21," "The Switch") comes to mind, but Aline Brosh McKenna wouldn't be far behind him. She's a rom-com writing star, penning films like "27 Dresses" and "Morning Glory," though s...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Booked: Tom Cruise Will Reteam With Christopher McQuarrie For Jack Reacher Thriller ‘One Shot’

    One month ago, reports surfaced that one of the many projects Tom Cruise had on his desk was an adaptation of one of author Lee Child's Jack Reacher thrillers, "One Shot," with Christopher McQuarrie attached to write and direct. Well, it's now all signed, sealed and delivered.

    Read More »