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

News

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Joss Whedon's 'Cabin In The Woods' The Opening Film For SXSW; Lena Dunham's 'Girls' Will Also Premiere

    Sundance isn't even here yet and already we're smelling the BBQ of Austin. The SXSW Film Festival is just a couple of months away, and to get your appetite (for movies) stirring, organizers have announced the first batch of films making their way to Texas.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    14

    Steven Spielberg Says 'Robopocalypse' Will Be Set 15-20 Years In The Future, Center On Man Vs. Machine War

    Now that the dust has settled on the hectic holiday movie-going season, we can look back at the successes and failures, and honor the films that made it out alive (and with respectable box office grosses). Among those titles were two hotly anticipated projects from the bearded one himself, Steven Sp...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Wrekin Hill Acquires Raunchy Brit Hit 'The Inbetweeners'; MTV Adapting Original TV Series for US

    Wrekin Hill has acquired US rights to Brit hit "The Inbetweeners," (it's brought in over $70 million in the UK) from director Ben Palmer and writers Iain Morris and Damon Beesley. À la "American Pie," "The Inbetweeners" follows hormones-controlled loser friends trying to find their way through life....

    Read More »
    MORE: Foreign, Indies, TV
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    DGA Doc Nominees Give Some Love To 'The Interrupters'; Martin Scorsese, James Marsh & More Tipped

    Every year, it seems the documentary branch of the Academy goes out of their way to embarass themselves, and this year is no exception. When the shortlist for the Oscar nominees landed back in November, it was arguably more notable for what was left off the list than what was included. A number of h...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    25

    Watch: New Trailer for Bela Tarr's Epic Career-Ender "The Turin Horse"

    "Satantango" auteur Bela Tarr's newest - and apparently career-capping - film "The Turin Horse" has a new trailer for its upcoming theatrical release. It features the eponymous horse, wind, a bucket, a window, and not much else, which is quite a lot considering the ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    2

    Steven Soderbergh Says 'Side Effects' Aiming For March 2013 Release; Compares 'Magic Mike' To Robert Altman-Style Comedy

    Exclusive: "Haywire" is set to hit theaters in just over a week, "Magic Mike" will land in cinemas this summer, and Steven Soderbergh will spend 2012 shooting two movies: the long-developing Liberace biopic "Behind The Candelabra" and, this spring, the thriller "Th...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    2 comments
    tweet
    10

    "The New Black" (Explosive New Doc On Race, Sexuality & Church) Selected For Tribeca All Access Grant

    Skimming through the list of 10 new projects selected for the 9th annual Tribeca All Access Program (announced earlier today), I cam across this one in the documentary section...

    Read More »
    MORE: Awards
  • Indiewire
    6 comments
    tweet
    12

    Ondi Timoner's "Mapplethorpe" Starring James Franco Tops Tribeca Institute's All Access Grants for 2012

    The Tribeca Film Institute has awarded its annual grants of $15,000 to ten films through its Tribeca All Access program, most notably Ondi Timoner's "Mapplethorpe." Timoner, the only filmmaker to twice win Sundance's Grand Jury Prize for Documentary, will make the transition t...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    College Humor Move Into Features With 'Coffee Town,' Starring Vets Of 'It's Always Sunny...,' 'Eastbound & Down' & 'Parks & Rec'

    The comedy world got a little bit of a kick in the ass with the coming of the web era, thanks to websites like Funny or Die, which have enabled big stars to team up with emerging writing and directing talent, providing an important foothold into the industry for many, and plenty of laughs for the re...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    17 comments
    tweet
    25

    Preview "Noah" (Feature Film Set In Alternate Modern-Day USA In Which Slavery Still Exists)

    Thanks to Charles Judson for alerting me to this project.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Open Letter Accuses Upcoming 'Truth,' ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Does Sharing Early Screening Reactions ...Criticwire
  • The Walking DeadWatch: 3-Minute Comic-Con Trailer For ...The Playlist