Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Feature

  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    0

    10 International Movies That Were Cut For U.S. Release

    Earlier this week, the home video release of Wong Kar Wai's martial arts epic "The Grandmaster" was announced. Instead of featuring multiple versions of the movie, the publicity materials made it very clear that only one version would be included on the disc: the domestic roll-out's truncated 108 mi...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Shelved Movies: 18 Films With Delayed Releases

    Perhaps the most interesting thing about this week’s release, Jonathan Levine's “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” (because certainly according to our lukewarm review it’s hardly the film itself), is the story of the journey it took to get it to U.S. screens. When the trio of college friends behind the ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    NYFF: Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern & Will Forte Talk The Particular Tone Of ‘Nebraska’

    An alcoholic father suffering from the early onsets of dementia gets a sweepstakes notice that he’s won a million dollars. It’s a scam obviously, but the elderly man is determined to see it through, despite his wife and older son’s protests to the contrary. What’s the youngest son to do? Perhaps try...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    0

    Retrospective: The Films Of Paul Greengrass

    “I really do believe, with a great, great passion, in the possibility of really good films being made at scale and in the mainstream,” Paul Greengrass said to Empire, rather ironically on the occasion of the release of his least financially successful Hollywood film, 2010’s “Green Zone.” But it outl...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    NYFF: James Gray Almost Appeared In Wes Anderson’s ‘The Life Aquatic,’ Talks ‘The Immigrant' With Joaquin Phoenix

    The highlight of the New York Film Festival post-screening Q&A for “The Immigrant," director James Gray's long-awaited period film, was the unlikely and rare appearance of the notoriously evasive Joaquin Phoenix. And while the press shy actor nearly stole the show from his entertaining director, fun...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    0

    10 Films To Watch Before & After 'Gravity'

    Sitting in the dark, holding your breath throughout Alfonso Cuarón’s terrifying, beautiful “Gravity,” it can seem like the film simply spun up at you out of the void; it’s a work of such precision and simplicity that it almost feels like it came out of nowhere. But unlike, say, a sliver of space deb...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Ben Affleck: His Best And Worst Performances

    It’s several weeks later now and the global stock market has more or less recovered from the news that Ben Affleck, of all the living human males ergonomically appropriate for cape-wearing, has landed the role of Batman in Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” sequel. And it’s a good thing that the petition ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    0

    Ranked: Tom Clancy Movies, From Worst To Best

    Tom Clancy, who had written over a dozen best-selling spy novels (and co-written more than a dozen additional novels) and overseen a vast, hugely profitable videogame empire, has died today at the age of 66. For an author who was prolific, and whose works were so inherently cinematic, usually involv...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    10 Films To See In October

    You could be inclined to believe October is just like any other month, especially since there’s only one major horror movie set for wide release to scare your pants off on Halloween. Sadly this must-see slate of ten won’t sate your bloodlust, but it does feature awards-contenders, smart indies and s...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    77 comments
    tweet
    0

    The 16 Best And Worst TV Series Finales

    The world is still debating the relative merits and detractions of the final episode of Vince Gilligan's meth-world saga "Breaking Bad," with some quarters feeling that the finale was a little too cleanly told while others were filled with the sense of contentment from knowing that the final hour wa...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Al Jazeera America, Kartemquin Films ...Shadow and Act
  • Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Laura' .../Bent
  • Steven Spielberg Adds Religious Drama ...The Playlist