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    Watch: Philosopher Slavoj Žižek Explains Why Lars Von Trier's 'Melancholia' Is "Profoundly Optimistic"

    If you know someone in a university who is studying for some kind of liberal arts degree, chances are they've mentioned Slavoj Žižek. To call him "popular" wouuld be overstating it, but as far as contemporary philosophers go with name recognition, he's one of the few that actually ...

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    Watch: Tom Hardy's 'Star Trek: Nemesis' Screen Test Vs. Finished Film Footage Comparison Is Awesome

    Before "The Dark Knight Rises," "Inception," "Warrior," "Bronson" and "Rocknrolla," Tom Hardy was at best, a blip on the radar. An actor primarily known in his native U.K., but even then, was hardly the star he is now. And indeed, even before all tha...

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    Déjà Vu Or More Of The Same? Watch The Domestic Trailer For 'Taken 2'

    In "Taken," the 2008 French thriller produced by Luc Besson and directed by Pierre Morel, unlikely action-star Liam Neeson played Bryan Mills, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative who sets about tracking down his daughter (Maggie Grace) after she is kidnapped by human traffickers whi...

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    Pablo Larraín's 'Post Mortem' Coming to DVD August 24, Second Piece in 'Tony Manero,' 'No' Trilogy

    Now that Chilean director Pablo Larraín's most recent film "No," a likely Oscar submission, was picked up by Sony Pictures Classics in Cannes and will show in Toronto, the director's 2010 film "Post Mortem" will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by Kino Lorber on August 24.

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    'Rush Hour 4' Is Happening; Chris Tucker, Jackie Chan Returning In 'Something New' Says Producer

    This has been rumored to be in the works since Rush Hour 3 in 2007, and with studios currently seemingly infected by a terrible strain of the "remake/sequel/prequel" virus, I'm not at all surprised that it's a go!

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    Watch: John Hillcoat Directed Olympic Ad For GE Works; Pierce Brosnan Stars In Bond Style Ad For Gaming Site

    The Olympics are here, and aside from the expensive, overblown spectacle, there are sports happening and advertising too. Lots of it. And some of it, with some directors you might have heard of.

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    SPC Takes Rights to Israel Secret Service Documentary 'The Gatekeepers'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired Dror Moreh's documentary "The Gatekeepers" for North American distribution, following its premiere at the Jerusalem International Film Festival. In the film, Moreh interviews six former heads of Israel's Shin Betadds.

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    New Pics Of Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena & Cody Horn In 'End Of Watch'

    Hey, did you know that Cody Horn, Channing Tatum's ball-busting love interest in "Magic Mike," was in David Ayer's upcoming cop drama "End Of Watch"? We didn't either, but among the batch of new pics from the film hitting the web in advance of the film's TIFF prem...

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    Taylor Kitsch Returns to Canada with 'Grand Seduction' After 'John Carter,' 'Battleship' & 'Savages' Misfires

    There's still hope for Taylor Kitsch, despite the failures of "John Carter," "Battleship" and "Savages." He is set to join the ensemble cast of Brendan Gleeson, Mary Walsh, Cathy Jones and Gordon Pinsent for "The Grand Seduction," which begins shooting tod...

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    'Ronna & Beverly' Stars Join Paul Feig's Bullock & McCarthy Buddy Cop Comedy

    Paul Feig has added "Ronna & Beverly" writer-performers Jessica Chaffin and Jamie Denbo ("Entourage," "Curb Your Enthusiasm") to his upcoming buddy cop comedy with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

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