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

News

  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Somalis In Maine Feature Doc 'Home Country' Now To Be Web-Based Serial

    When we first profiled this, it was all set to be a feature documentary film titled Home Country, co-directed by Alyce Ornella and Mohammed Dini, and produced by Andrew Jawitz.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Cannes 2013 Directors' Assembly Slated For May 18th & 20th

    Last year Cannes hosted the first Directors' Assembly providing opportunities for directors to come together to network and share their filmmaking experiences with one another. This year the forum returns with two two-hour sessions that will take place at the Croisette Theater on Saturday May 18 and...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Django Unchained' Pulled From Chinese Theaters After One Day

    After opening yesterday in movie theaters across China, Django Unchained was pulled from theaters today, although no official explanation has been given yet.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    16 comments
    tweet
    0

    Discuss: Can Special Effects Still Impress? ILM Creative Director Dennis Muren Says They “Aren't Special Anymore”

    The name may be unfamiliar, but ILM Creative Director Dennis Muren's contributions to film certainly aren't. Initially hired by George Lucas on “Star Wars,” the man has nabbed eight Oscars for his visual effects work to date, and more importantly, he shepherded ILM's transition from practical models...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    12 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch Chiwetel Court Thandie In First Footage From Film Adaptation Of 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

    I'm glad I decided to watch this interview with award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who's been on press junket duties lately as her new novel (her third), titled Americanah, will land on Stateside shores on May 14, 2013, published by Knopf. Although it's already been released (or...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Hailee Steinfeld Saddles Up Again For 'The Homesman' With Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones & More

    Funny that with a cast that already includes the likes of Tommy Lee Jones, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, and Tim Blake Nelson, it took adding Hailee Steinfeld to really set the tone for this project. Jones’ self-directed “The Homesman,” about an outlaw (Jones again) who teams up with a s...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Strand Releasing Acquires Matt Porterfield's Acclaimed Sundance Drama 'I Used to Be Darker'

    Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Matt Porterfield's "I Used to Be Darker," which premiered at Sundance this year before playing at Berlin and winning Best Narrative Feature at the Atlanta Film Festival. The deal was negotiated between Strand Releasing's Jon Gerrans and t...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: Steve Coogan Talks Striptease In First Clip From Michael Winterbottom's 'The Look Of Love'

    Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the latest from the prolific Michael Winterbottom didn't exactly win our man on the ground over (he called it "a shallow misfire"), but a swinging, Steve Coogan-starring trip into smut is still something many will be curious about. And this first ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Exclusive: Poster For 'The Moment' Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh

    We haven't seen much of Jennifer Jason Leigh on the big screen in the past few years. Her most recent outing was in Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg" and since then she's largely laid low, appearing only on the small screen in "Weeds" and "Revenge." In January she made a splash at Sundance with parts in t...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Pamela Paul Named Editor of The New York Times Book Review

    Pamela Paul has been named the the new editor of the The New York Times Book Review section succeeding Sam Tanenhaus. She is the 20th book review editor and only second female after Rebecca Sinkler who ran the section from 1989-1995.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Watch: 'Into the Woods' Featurette with ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Top Ten Takeaways: Why 'Hunger Games' ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch: For Mike Nichols (1931-2014): ...Press Play