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

the Blogs

recent Posts

  • The Playlist
    0 comments

    'The King's Speech' Helmer Tom Hooper Turned Down 'Iron Man 3,' Now Circling 'Les Miserables'

    Fans Of Off-Center Close Ups Of Robert Downey Jr Reportedly DisappointedIn terms of catapulting yourself onto the A-list, there are few better ways of doing it than by directing a huge commercial success that's nominated for more Oscars than any other film this year. Two years ago, 38-year-old British director Tom Hooper was, for the most part, a well-regarded TV director; one mostly forgotten feature credit to his name (the South African drama "Red Dust," with Hilary Swank and Chiwetel Ejiofor), but mostly acclaimed TV dramas like "Longford," "John Adams," "Prime Suspect" and the Helen Mirren vehicle "Elizabeth I," for which he won an Emmy.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments

    A New Low: Bad Teacher Trailer

    This ruined my morning and now I will share with you and ruin yours.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments

    Divas Wanted: Warner Brothers Remaking 'The Bodyguard'

    Warner Brothers announced their plans to remake the 1992 Kevin Costner/Whitney Houston film "The Bodyguard" and are reteaming with the writers of the Black List approved script, "Family Getaway," which they bought last fall. Deadline broke the news that writers Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer have been tapped to reboot the love story of the bodyguard and the diva, this time updating the material to reflect the distinctly 2000s brand of celebrity fandom and technology (TMZ, Twitter), and including Iraq combat experience for the bodyguard. Lawrence Kasdan, who wrote a number of '80s classics ("The Empire Strikes Back," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "The Big Chill") wrote the original 'Bodyguard' (actually his first screenplay) as a vehicle for Steve McQueen and Diana Ross in the '70s.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments

    The Farrelly Brothers Say 'Hall Pass' Is A Chick Flick

    Why Armie Hammer Was Cut From The Film And Other Revelations From The Filmmakers, Owen Wilson & Jason Sudeikis "Hall Pass," the upcoming comedy from Peter and Bobby Farrelly ("There's Something About Mary," "Kingpin," "Dumb And Dumber"), sees Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis as two friends given a week-long hall pass from their wives (played by Jenna Fischer and Christina Applegate). They have one week off from marriage and thus the freedom to chase the girls they constantly ogle and lust after. If anything, this is a movie for those that have, in a way, been growing up with the Farrellys: with a mix of the outrageous humor they're known for, but a grasp for some more heartfelt moments as well. Sudeikis, in particular, makes a mark as the off-the-wall best buddy.

    Read More »
  • REVERSEBLOG: the reverse shot blog
    0 comments

    New Day Films, "Growing Up Female," and MOMA

    All sweaters and shirts half-off for a limited time only!

    Read More »
    More: Repertory
  • The Playlist
    0 comments

    Derek Cianfrance Calls 12-Year Wait To Make 'Blue Valentine' A Blessing & 4 Other Things We Learned

    The Oscars are only a few days away and for "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance, he's had the kind of experience over the past year that most filmmakers could only dream of. "Blue Valentine" was picked up at last year's Sundance Film Festival and made its way around the festival circuit throughout 2010, picking up accolade after accolade. It found a champion in Harvey Weinstein, who not only acquired the film, but protected it during the highly publicized battle with the MPAA over their initial NC-17 rating for the film, and now it heads into the weekend vying for an Oscar for Michelle Williams for Best Actress. It's been a long, crazy journey for Derek Cianfrance. We spoke to him recently about the making of the film, and he shared with us some of the battles he faced in getting the film made and his thoughts on the past year for him.

    Read More »
  • Jared Moshé's Blog
    0 comments

    The Gen Art Bellwether

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments

    Watch: Subtitled Trailer For Guillaume Canet's 'Little White Lies' Starring Marion Cotillard

    After hitting the festival circuit last year and wowing audiences in its native France where it was one of the country's highest earning films last year, an English subtitled trailer for "Little White Lies" has finally arrived.

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    0 comments

    Watch Franco and Hathaway's Lovely Little Pre-Oscar Dance

    Looks like a meta-video by the artist known as James Franco, feels like an Oscar promo.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments

    'The Lincoln Lawyer' Soundtrack Features Erik B. & Rakim, Gang Starr, deadmau5 & More

    Matthew McConaughey's legal drama "The Lincoln Lawyer" -- referred to hilariously by someone on Twitter as "The Shirtless Lawyer" -- is set for release next month and we're not sure yet what to make of it, but the soundtrack will surprisingly be somewhat hip-hop and soul heavy.

    Read More »