Elvis star Austin Butler and Kelly Clarkson bond over being shy kids, and share how the arts — acting for Austin and singing for Kelly — helped break them out of their shells. Austin also dishes on his childhood obsession with playing guitar, getting his big break as a Nickelodeon extra, his special relationship with Denzel Washington, and the “intimidating” experience of meeting Priscilla Presley for the first time.Continue reading “From Extra To *Elvis* Austin Butler Interview”
The Legend Of A Mighty Robot *Voltron* Feature
Voltron is based on the Japanese sci-fi series Beast King GoLion and Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV. World Events edited and dubbed the series as a syndicated show, titling it Voltron: Defender of the Universe, that ran in the mid-1980s. The premise centered on five young pilots in a battalion named the Robot Lions, which are vehicles that join together to form a mega robot known as Voltron.
Hollywood has tried to launch a live-action Voltron movie since the early 2000s, to no avail. Mark Gordon and Pharrell Williams were part of a team that tried to mount a project in the mid-2000s, and later New Regency got involved. In the early 2010s, Relativity Media was developing a feature with Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. DreamWorks at one point tried to develop an animated feature.
Live-Action ‘Voltron’ Movie, With Rawson Marshall Thurber to Direct, Ignites Bidding War
The History of Black-and-White Cinematography
The timelessness of black-and-white is not just about the setting of the film, but the experience of the filmmaking itself. Color dates a film, from the Technicolor look of the mid-century to the muted, gauziness of the 1970s or the steely gray-blues of the late ‘90s. But if you didn’t know the ages of the performers, could you really say when “Raging Bull” or “Good Night and Good Luck” were made?
After 2022’s glut of black-and-white films, the trend will likely subside. New fads will emerge. But black-and-white has proven over the last 50 years that it will never go away. Its cultural associations — with nostalgia and realism, may shift over time, but one thing will never change: It’s just beautiful.
The History of Black-and-White Cinematography: From Its Death to Latest Oscar Trend
First Five Minutes *Moonfall* Feature
A mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jo Fowler is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only one astronaut from her past, Brian Harper and a conspiracy theorist K.C. Houseman believe her. These unlikely heroes will mount an impossible last-ditch mission into space, leaving behind everyone they love, only to find out that our Moon is not what we think it is.Continue reading “First Five Minutes *Moonfall* Feature”
Guillermo del Toro’s *Nightmare Alley* Commentary
Searchlight Pictures presents NIGHTMARE ALLEY. An ambitious carny Stan Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist, Dr. Lilith Ritter (Cate Blanchett) who is even more dangerous than he is.
Watch NIGHTMARE ALLEY Neo Noir Featurette With Commentary From Director Guillermo del Toro.
“Nightmare Alley is a look and a very specific strand of the underbelly of America. It is the flip side of the American dream.”Continue reading “Guillermo del Toro’s *Nightmare Alley* Commentary”
An Unhuman Threat *Encounter* Feature
A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from an unhuman threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind.Continue reading “An Unhuman Threat *Encounter* Feature”
Horror Flashback *Halloween Kills* Film
And the Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet.
Halloween Kills starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Thomas Mann and Anthony Michael Hall.
Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor.
But when Michael manages to free himself from Laurie’s trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes. As Laurie fights her pain and prepares to defend herself against him, she inspires all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster.
The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all.
Evil dies tonight.Continue reading “Horror Flashback *Halloween Kills* Film”
Horror Reboot *Paranormal Activity: Next Of Kin* Film
This Halloween, the activity is reborn, but not in theaters, straight to your living room.
Those eagerly waiting for the seventh installment in the “Paranormal Activity” franchise can now enjoy a trailer for the upcoming found footage horror film, titled “Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin.”Continue reading “Horror Reboot *Paranormal Activity: Next Of Kin* Film”
Time-Traveler On A Mission *Needle In A Timestack* Film
If love is in the form of a circle, what lines would you cross to be with your soulmate?
In this gripping, near-future love story Needle in a Timestack (directed by John Ridley) Nick (Leslie Odom, Jr.) and Janine (Cynthia Erivo) live in marital bliss, until Janine’s ex-husband (Orlando Bloom) warps time to try to tear them apart using Nick’s college girlfriend (Frieda Pinto). As Nick’s memories and reality disappear, he must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice in order to hold onto – or let go of – everything he loves.Continue reading “Time-Traveler On A Mission *Needle In A Timestack* Film”
Action Western *Old Henry* Film
Old Henry is an action-Western about a widowed farmer and his son who warily take in a mysterious injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, farmer Henry must decide whom to trust. Defending against a siege of his homestead, he reveals a talent for gun slinging that surprises everyone, calling his true identity into question.
Written and directed by Potsy Ponciroli, Old Henry stars; Tim Blake Nelson (as Henry), Scott Haze (as Curry), Gavin Lewis (as Wyatt), Trace Adkins (as Al) and Stephen Dorff (as Ketchum).Continue reading “Action Western *Old Henry* Film”
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