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

On The Rise Features

  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    63

    On The Rise: 10 Actresses To Watch In 2013

    Last week, we picked out ten actors who are On The Rise, a group of guys who all impressed us in recent roles, and likely have put themselves on the radar of Hollywood, with names like Corey Stoll, Alex Karpovsky, Jack Reynor and Omar Sy coming to our attention.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    19 comments
    tweet
    59

    On The Rise: 11 Actors To Watch In 2013

    It's a pretty exciting time to watch the current crop of leading men emerge. Names like Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender and Tom Hardy are some of the most interesting actors to follow these days, each them choose to work with great talent and take on fascinating roles. Their stars are still in asce...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    15 comments
    tweet
    21

    On The Rise: 5 Composers To Keep An Ear Out For In 2013

    Last week, we kicked off our annual On The Rise season with a look at 5 cinematographers who you'll be seeing a lot more of in the coming years. This week, we wanted to switch lanes a bit, away from the eyes, and towards the ears, to pick out some promising new composers on the scene.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    11 comments
    tweet
    29

    On The Rise: 5 Cinematographers To Watch In 2013

    Between the Oscar nominations, Sundance, leftover films from the previous year going into wide release, and the lack of anything good to see otherwise in theaters, January can always feel a bit stop-start in the movie world. But now that the month's coming to a close, we can start taking the long-te...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    22 comments
    tweet
    31

    On The Rise '12: 5 Cinematographers Lighting Up Screens In Recent Years

    Following our looks at actors, actresses, screenwriters and directors to watch in recent months, when the time came to put together a list of cinematographers (as we did two years ago), we went in with an open mind. But what was interesting is realizing, after the fact, that in an era where 35mm fil...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    13 comments
    tweet
    9

    On The Rise '12: 10 TV Stars Who Should Break Through To The Big Screen Soon

    With cinematic releases at the moment mostly involving the not-particularly inspiring likes of "That's My Boy" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," it's hard not to look to television for a little nourishment. The trouble is that the TV season has wrapped up for the year. While a few shows (namely...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    14 comments
    tweet
    20

    On The Rise 2012: 10 Directors Who Look To Be Bright Sparks Of The Future

    Like it or not, filmmaking is undeniably a director's medium. It wasn't always like that, of course: it was only the coming of the auteur theory in the 1950s and 1960s that popularized the idea of the director as the person responsible for all that was great and terrible about a picture. And while a...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    13 comments
    tweet
    105

    On The Rise 2012: 5 Screenwriters To Keep An Eye On In The Next Few Years

    Unlike in theater or television, writers generally get the short end of the stick in the movie business. When a film doesn't work, the script is blamed, when it does work, the director gets credit. Writers get fired, rehired, fired again, rewritten and screwed out of credit. But that's not to say th...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    27 comments
    tweet
    41

    On The Rise 2012: 10 Actresses Poised For The Big Time

    While there are still not enough good roles for women out there, particularly in mainstream Hollywood, that hasn't stopped a batch of young female stars from exploding from out of nowhere in recent years. Head-turning performances have helped launch faces like Carey Mulligan, Mia Wasikowska, Emma St...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    38 comments
    tweet
    45

    On The Rise 2012: 10 Actors We're Tipping For Stardom In The Future

    Last week, we took a look at the relative dearth of leading men in Hollywood: why Tom Cruise, Will Smith et al remain at the top of the tree, and why so few serious competitors have emerged since. But one of the most exciting things about our job is getting to watch the new names that emerge, breako...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • 'Exodus: Gods And Kings'Watch: Epic Thanksgiving Trailer For ...The Playlist
  • Watch: The Louisiana Landscapes of TRUE ...Press Play
  • Marilyn Monroe's Thanksgiving Stuffing ...Thompson on Hollywood