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    'Great Expectations' Starring Ralph Fiennes & Helena Bonham Carter Will Close 56th BFI London Film Festival

    Venice, Toronto, New York....so that's all the festival business we have, right? Lucky for movie fans, the answer is no. October brings with it the BFI London Film Festival, and they're now beginning to raise the curtain on what they'll be presenting. And they've got a very fitting capper in the wor...

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    Watch: Trailer For Crowd Pleaser 'The Sapphires' Starring Chris O'Dowd

    In our predictions/wishlist yesterday for what we hope will appear at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend, we tossed out a mention to "The Sapphires," the Aussie comedy that The Weinstein Company picked up before the Cannes Film Festival this year, where it premiered. It's currently not on thei...

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    Watch: Robert Redford Goes On The Run From Shia LaBeouf In Trailer For 'The Company You Keep'

    It's interesting to see how films rise or fall during the fall festival season. As critics and industry put together their schedules, a variety of factors determine which movies they'll see and which they'll pass on for now, perhaps to wait for another day. And you can bet when Sony Pict...

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    Film Historian Peter Cowie's Behind-the-Scenes 'Godfather' to Land in October

    There are only a handful of trilogies that are so deepy ingrained in the zeitgeist of American culture that they seem destined to be timeless classics: "Star Wars," "The Lord of the Rings," "The Godfather." But where the first two were sci-fi/fantasy epics filled with ...

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    'Snow On Tha Bluff' To Be Released In The U.K. On Blu-Ray

    Anyone who regularly follows S & A, knows that we chronicled Damon Russell's docu(or mocku)drama, Snow on Tha Bluff, more times than we can count.

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    In The Works: Thriller On Jackie Robinson Assassination Attempt, While Playing For Montreal Royals

    In The Works: Thriller On Jackie Robinson Assassination Attempt, While Playing For Montreal Royals

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    Michael Keaton Replaces Hugh Laurie In 'RoboCop' Reboot

    With filming on "RoboCop" getting rolling soon, director Joseph Padilha describing the production as "hell" and proposed villain Hugh Laurie bailing, we wondered who the filmmakers could find on such short notice to fill a key role. And frankly, it looks like they got someone pre...

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    Award-Winning Doc 'Doubletime' Coming To DVD, VOD, Digital Download On September 25

    Details in press release below; trailer for film at the bottom of post...

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    Preview - 'Legends of Ska' (Feature Doc On Ska & The Early Years Of Jamaican Music)

    In the spirit of the Buena Vista Social Club, comes Legends of Ska from director General Moses.

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    '30 Minutes Or Less' Gets Dramatic Remake With 'Collar Bomb Heist'

    There was a minor uproar surrounding last year's release of "30 Minutes or Less," a frothy action comedy from "Zombieland" director Ruben Fleischer, about a pizza delivery boy (Jesse Eisenberg) who some thugs kidnapped and forced to rob a bank with an explosive charge wrapped around his chest. If he...

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