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Cool Supercut: The Coen Brothers – POV Shots

Cool Supercut: The Coen Brothers – POV Shots

With a filmography that covers everything from westerns and gangster flicks to comedies and film noir, it can be rather difficult to pinpoint what exactly contributes to the style of Joel and Ethan Coen. While there are reoccurring themes and ideas that surface throughout the filmmakers’ work, a consistent visual aesthetic is not easily recognized. What...

Watch Will Smith in the Concussion trailer

Watch Will Smith in the Concussion trailer

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds...

Cool Short: Umkhungo (The Gift)

Cool Short: Umkhungo (The Gift)

Set in the slums of Hillbrow, an overpopulated urban area of inner city Johannesburg, Umkhungo tells the story of Themba, a young boy shrouded since birth by paranormal events; most say haunted by the ancestors. When his mother is murdered, and his father dies in mysterious and unexplained circumstances; Themba is rescued by a disillusioned street thug,...

China Miéville’s The City & The City is getting a BBC adaptation

China Miéville’s The City & The City is getting a BBC adaptation

Tony Grisoni (Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, Southcliffe, The Red Riding Trilogy, The Unloved) is writing the adaptation of China Miéville’s The City & The City. I’ve read the book and thought it was great, but I have got no idea how they will make this work. I look forward to finding out. In a departure for science fantasy that will bend the...

Macbeth gets a new trailer

Macbeth gets a new trailer

From the Academy Award® winning producers of The King’s Speech and acclaimed director Justin Kurzel, comes a visceral and visually breath-taking retelling of the classic tale about an ambitious Scottish lord who seizes the throne with the help of his wife. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard. The...

Live for Films at Film4 FrightFest 2015: Day Five – Tales of Halloween, Nina Forever & more

Live for Films at Film4 FrightFest 2015: Day Five – Tales of Halloween, Nina Forever & more

Day Five began with very sad news to wake up to, finding out that true Master of Horror Wes Craven passing away in the night. Like every horror fan, Wes was a massive part of my horror education, and managed to blow the genre wide open not just once, or twice, but thrice, with A Nightmare on Elm Street, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, and then Scream. Although...

Watch Bruce Greenwood in the Wildlike trailer

Watch Bruce Greenwood in the Wildlike trailer

Wildlike is directed by Frank Hall Green. It stars Ella Purnell, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Ann Dowd, Nolan Gerard Funk, and Diane Farr. In this thrilling coming-of-age adventure, a troubled teen must face the dangers of the Alaskan wild, as well as her own past, in order to find her way home. Sent to stay with her uncle in Alaska while her mother is in...

The Shannara Chronicles gets a new trailer

The Shannara Chronicles gets a new trailer

The Shannara Chronicles, the MTV show based on the Terry Brooks novels. It stars Poppy Drayton as Amberle Elessedil, Austin Butler as Wil Ohmsford, and Ivana Baquero (Pan’s Labyrinth) as Eretria. Shannara takes place in a world set thousands of years after the destruction of civilization as we know it. The 10-episode adaptation follows the Shannara...

Bryce Dallas Howard joins Matthew McConaughey in Gold

Bryce Dallas Howard joins Matthew McConaughey in Gold

Black Bear Pictures and HWY 61 have announced that Golden Globe nominee Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World, The Help) is joining the production of the mining drama Gold as its female lead. The film, which is being directed by Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan (Syriana, Traffic), is just past the midway point of principal photography. It is being produced by...

Angelina Jolie’s By The Sea to premiere at AFI Fest 2015

Angelina Jolie’s By The Sea to premiere at AFI Fest 2015

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that the World Premiere of Universal Pictures’ By The Sea — written, directed, produced by and starring Angelina Jolie Pitt and also starring and produced by Brad Pitt — will be the Opening Night Gala of AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi on Thursday, November 5, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in...