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

News

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Weekly Wrap: Golden Globe and SAG Nominations, Oscar Talk, Top Ten Lists, Interviews, Reviews and More

    This week on TOH!, we covered the Golden Globe and SAG nominations, we interviewed CIA duo Jessica Chastain and Jason Clarke for "Zero Dark Thirty" as well as Judd Apatow for "This is 40." We previewed J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness" prologue, revealed our Top Ten Films on Oscar Talk and much...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    29

    Film Comment Names Fifty Best Films of 2012, Led By 'Holy Motors,' 'The Master' & 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Film Comment announces the results of its survey on the best films of the year, as determined by critics, journalists, film section editors and past and present contributors. Topping the list are "Holy Motors," "The Master" and "Moonrise Kingdom."

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    7 comments
    tweet
    7

    Film Critic Karina Longworth Leaves the L.A. Weekly

    Friday December 14 is film critic Karina Longworth's last day at the LA Weekly. Three years ago she went to the Weekly, owned by Village Voice Media, to replace Scott Foundas when he split --overloaded and exhausted--to try his hand at programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. It is no coin...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    Listen: Five Tracks from Alexandre Desplat's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Score

    The complete score for Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," by the prolific composer Alexandre Desplat, is now available online. This is something a little different for Desplat, melding pulse-pounding and Middle Eastern strings for the film's fraught sequences, with a lighter staccato sound for th...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces $220K in Grants to Women Documentary Filmmakers

    Non-profit Chicken & Egg Pictures, which supports women doc filmmakers, announces $220,000 in grants going to 25 filmmakers, both emerging and established. To date, Chicken & Egg has given over $2.7 million to women filmmakers since its inception in 2005.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Ralph Fiennes' Slate Includes Russia Cinema Fund-Backed 'Two Women,' 'Budapest' & Dickens

    The Russian Cinema Fund is co-producing several titles with monies totalling $6.5 million, among them Ralph Fiennes' "The Two Women." The film is an adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's 19th century comedy play "A Month in the Country," about a woman and her-step daughter, both ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    36

    Hayao Miyazaki's First Film in 5 Years 'Kaze Tachinu' Coming in 2013

    Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki will release his first feature in five years, "Kaze Tachinu" ("The Wind Has Risen") in 2013. The film centers on the life of Zero fighter designer Jiro Horikoshi, and is inspired by the Tatsuo Hori novel of the same title, and a manga Miyazaki created for the...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    50

    Saul Bass' Original Sketches for 'The Shining' Poster, with Kubrick's Handwritten Notes

    Check out these haunting, fine-point Saul Bass sketches for Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." Reportedly Bass showed Kubrick 300 different versions before the director settled on the original poster design...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    New Mondo 'Lord of the Rings' Posters from Alamo Drafthouse -- 'Fate Has Chosen Him, Evil Will Hunt Him'

    Check out the new Mondo posters for Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings," designed by artist Olly Moss and featuring a jagged sword looming ominously over Frodo and his companions. Mondo is Alamo Drafthouse's boutique poster shop.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Casting Watch: Glenn Close & Nick Nolte Are 'Always on My Mind'

    Glenn Close and Nick Nolte are set to star in "Always on My Mind," which centers on an aging rock star (Nolte) as he succumbs to Alzheimers, with his wife (Close) left to navigate his steady degeneration...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Weekly Update for September 19: Women ...Women and Hollywood
  • As TriStar Lands Ang Lee, Who's In Line ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Gone GirlWatch: Ben Affleck Is In A Nightmare ...The Playlist