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

News

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    George Lucas May Collaborate With Departed LucasFilm Producer Rick McCallum Again On Future Projects

    Given that producer Rick McCallum maintained a consistent level of communication and exposure throughout his tenure at Lucasfilm -- shepherding the “Star Wars” special editions and prequel trilogy to fruition -- it was a bit of a surprise to see his recent retirement notice come under su...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Watch: Smaug Flies In New 'The Hobbit' TV Spot Plus IMAX Posters & More

    While critics' reactions to Peter Jackson's long-awaited “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” should start dropping today (the first quasi-review has tilted toward the positive), it's up to the film's marketing team to continue the slow intriguing reveal, and that means sh...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    106

    John Waters Picks Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea' As The Best Film Of 2012

    So far, the best of 2012 lists have been dominated by high falutin' Cahiers Du Cinema and Sight & Sound, so leave it to the always eclectic director John Waters to provide the first truly diverse and totally unpredictable top ten of the year, all with his trademark wit.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    6

    Watch: Treat Your Depression With Ablixa From Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects'

    Taking a page out of their playbook for “Contagion,” Steven Soderbergh’s third collaboration (and his penultimate film) with screenwriter Scott Z. Burns is dipping its toes into viral marketing with a site for the antidepressant at the center of “Side Effects.”

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Rumor: Darkseid Is 'Justice League' Villain

    If all goes according to plan, three massive geek movies are coming in 2015: "Star Wars: Episode 7," "The Avengers 2" and "Justice League," which equals non-stop rumors for the next little while. In fact, it was just last week that we dealt with the quick rise and fall&...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    2 comments
    tweet
    26

    Sidney Poitier To Publish First Sci-Fi Novel

    Legend Sidney Poitier has already published two highly regarded and successful books of memoirs. Now he's venturing into a whole new field altogether.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Weekend Recap: Coppola's 'Charles Swan' Trailer, Jon Hamm's Next Comedy, and 'Homeland's Damian Lewis Sings 'White Wedding'

    - The trailer for Roman Coppola's high-style comedy "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" (here and below) features Charlie Sheen, Bill Murray, and Jason Schwartzman sporting a major Afro. It's clear that working with Wes Anderson has had a strong influence on Coppola'...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    19 comments
    tweet
    67

    Benedict Cumberbatch Overlooks Ruined London In First Poster For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    We remain continually impressed by the extent to which J.J. Abrams is able to keep things under wraps on his major movies; less than six months to release, and all we know about his "Star Trek" sequel is that it's got a title -- "Star Trek Into Darkness," a vague logline, and the internet's boyfrien...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    8

    Rick McCallum Exits Lucasfilm To Make Indies w/ David Oyelowo & On Sierra Leone Child Soldiers

    Since completing Red Tails, McCallum has relocated to Prague, his wife's native country, and he is now in development of a slate of smaller, independent films that more closely resemble the projects he was involved with prior to his association with Lucasfilm. "I have a Russian film ab...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Video Report On World Premiere Of Kenyan *Superhero* Drama 'Leo' In Nairobi

    Recapping... Directed by Jinna Mutune, the film is titled Leo, a film about a Kenyan boy who dreams of becoming a comic book superhero... Though the boy ends up realizing that there's more than one way to be a superhero.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • The NobodiesWatch: Jim Gaffigan, Tony Hale, Jack ...The Playlist
  • St. VincentNew TIFF Photos: Bill Murray’s 'St. ...The Playlist
  • Why Is 'Love Is Strange' Rated R?/Bent