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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...

The Princess Bride is heading to TIFF for a live read

The Princess Bride is heading to TIFF for a live read

  Inconceivable! The 40th Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed that The Princess Bride script is the subject of the Jason Reitman Live Read — a unique event in which classic movie scripts are read by contemporary actors. The script of Rob Reiner’s beloved classic will be presented to audiences in a one-take read-through with Reitman...

More Galas, Special Presentations, British Movies & Shorts at TIFF 2015

More Galas, Special Presentations, British Movies & Shorts at TIFF 2015

A clearer picture has emerged as to what attendees at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival can expect to see with the second round of announcements being made which will see the screening of cinematic efforts by filmmakers Rob Reiner, Catherine Hardwicke, Pan Nalin, Lorene Scafaria, David Gordon Green, Matthew Cullen, Gaby Dellal, James Vanderbilt and...

Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara fall in love in Carol trailer

Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara fall in love in Carol trailer

Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara & set against the glamourous backdrop of 1950s New York, Carol is a depiction of love against the odds. Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven, I’m Not There, Mildred Pierce) directs the adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Saltcomes. CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find...

TIFF 2015 raises Platform and goes Primetime

TIFF 2015 raises Platform and goes Primetime

New changes are in store for 40thToronto International Film Festival which will see 12 movies judged by an international jury comprising of filmmakers Jia Zhang-ke, Claire Denis and Agnieszka Holland with the winner being awarded the Toronto Platform Prize ($25,000 CAD) on September 20, 2015. “Each of the filmmakers in the programme fearlessly transforms a...

Sleeping With Other People gets a Red Band Trailer

Sleeping With Other People gets a Red Band Trailer

Years after impulsively losing their virginity to each other in college, Lainey (Alison Brie) and Jake (Jason Sudeikis) meet at a support group in New York. A spark resurfaces, but they’ve walked this road before. Abject failures in romance who lead lives of serial infidelity and self-sabotage, they agree to a platonic friendship to mutually support their...

Cool Supercut: James Cameron – Cinema of Flesh and Metal

Cool Supercut: James Cameron – Cinema of Flesh and Metal

This marvellous supercut takes us through the films of James Cameron. There is a lot of action and explosions, but also a few quieter moments. Great work by Martin Kessler. James Cameron – Cinema of Flesh and Metal from Martin Kessler on...

Casanova – Trailer for Amazon’s new series

Casanova – Trailer for Amazon’s new series

Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amélie) directs the pilot episode for Amazon’s new Casanova series. Casanova chronicles a little-known period in the life of one of 18th century’s most famous playboys. Exiled from his beloved Venice, renowned playboy Giacomo Casanova (Luna) flees to Paris at the dawn of the Enlightenment in hopes of putting his reputation behind...

Review: Ruth & Alex (5 Flights Up)

Review: Ruth & Alex (5 Flights Up)

Discovering Morgan Freeman‘s presence in a film is like coming home. His smooth voice and low vowel sounds improve any project. Plus he makes for an excellent foil to high energy actors like Diane Keaton, equally loveable for different reasons, so I was looking forward to reviewing Ruth and Alex (or 5 Flights Up depending on where in the world you’re...

Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino & Britt Robertson join new sci-fi romance film

Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino & Britt Robertson join new sci-fi romance film

Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino & Britt Robertson are joining Asa Butterfield in a new, untitled intergalactic love story from STX. The story is set in motion when, during a mission to colonize Mars led by a billionaire entrepreneur, a female astronaut is found to be pregnant. After she dies during childbirth, her son is raised in secrecy on Mars. Sixteen years...