Director Michael Apted Dies, Aged 79

Director Michael Apted Dies, Aged 79

He began his career as a researcher at Granada Television, where he first worked on the project that would partly define his career: the Up series, which began chronicling a group of seven-year-old-children.

Hunter Hunter (2020)

Hunter Hunter (2020)

The lead here may seem to be Devon Sawa’s, but while he does really good work here, the real shining star is Camille Sullivan as she gets most of the screen time and shows that she is a top notch actress with how she portrays the struggle matriarch, giving her more than just one dimension and thus getting more than just pity from the viewer.

‘Nomadland’ Review: To Roam, With Love

‘Nomadland’ Review: To Roam, With Love

It’s in somewhat skirting these working conditions that something like the choice to live this way, and the predilection to divorce oneself from home and family life as we generally conceive of them, grows harder to imagine.

‘The Social Network’ Remains an Unforgettable Statement on Where Society Is

‘The Social Network’ Remains an Unforgettable Statement on Where Society Is

Later, Max meets up with his best, and only, friend Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield) and proposes putting together a website he calls “The Facebook,” an online social networking tool which would be exclusive to Harvard University students.

Death of Me (2020)

Death of Me (2020)

Written by Ari Margolis, James Morley III, and David Tish with Darren Lynn Bousman directing, Death of Me builds a place with mysticism and mystery as well as a story with surprises along the way even for long time horror fans.

Spontaneous

Spontaneous

One can argue that the tedious repetition of the shocks is part of the point (indeed of the film's aesthetic) and that you wouldn't have the same movie without the studied feeling of aimlessness.

I Am Lisa (2020) [FrightFest 2020]

I Am Lisa (2020) [FrightFest 2020]

Her work here is great and watching her go through things as Lisa connects the character with the viewer, thus really selling everything that goes on and happens to and around her.

Coastal Elites

Coastal Elites

The only performer of color amid the ensemble, Rae plays a woman named Callie who’s just come home from a Black Lives Matter protest, an entirely too-brief nod to a massive, nationwide uprising for social justice.

Amy Poehler to Direct Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Documentary

Amy Poehler to Direct Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Documentary

Amy Poehler is set to direct a documentary on comedy husband-and-wife duo Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz for Imagine Documentaries and White Horse Pictures, the two companies announced Monday.

Perfect 10 Review

Perfect 10 Review

With a title that as much echoes the validation awarded to athletes as it does the judgements that are bestowed upon young women, Perfect 10 studies the ways in which teenage gymnast Leigh (Box) performs for others in the hope of earning a new sense of belonging.

‘The First Time’ With Alison Brie

‘The First Time’ With Alison Brie

Actress Alison Brie discusses working with her husband, Dave Franco, on his new horror movie The Rental , some of her biggest TV roles and the insane amount of stress she felt working at a frozen yogurt shop in the latest installment of Rolling Stone ’s The First Time.

'Becky' Review: Teenage Rage At Its Best

'Becky' Review: Teenage Rage At Its Best

‘Becky’ is a thriller/revenge movie centered around a 13-year-old Becky (Lulu Wilson) who finds herself unexpectedly confronted with a group of escaped convicts and Neo-nazis (Kevin James) at her family’s lake house.

Shorts Round Up of the Week: 5/26/20

Shorts Round Up of the Week: 5/26/20

It’s a great film with a lot of atmosphere and darkness to it, the story is concise, yet complete in the short time the film is given.

Avatar 2 Shoot To Resume In New Zealand Next Week

Avatar 2 Shoot To Resume In New Zealand Next Week

Movies:Avatar 2 Avatar Actors:James Cameron Jon Landau Sam Worthington Sigourney Weaver Zoe Saldana With lockdown still in full effect in many countries, the majority of film productions remain on hold until safe practices are worked out amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Neve Campbell In Talks To Return For Scream 5

Neve Campbell In Talks To Return For Scream 5

Movies:Scream 4 Scream 3 Scream 2 Scream Ready Or Not Actors:Neve Campbell Wes Craven Matt Bettenelli-Olpin Tyler Gillett Ever since the mid-‘90s, the Scream films have been offering meta-commentaries on the horror genre, delivering slasher-movie thrills while deconstructing their rules and conventions.

Rootwood (2020)

Rootwood (2020)

The cast in these kinds of films usually works best when the cast is mostly unknown, which most of the people involved will be to people who never watch horror films, but for indie horror fans, the leads are all familiar with Tyler Gallant, Elissa Dowling, and Sarah French playing the trio who goes to the woods and genre queen Felissa Rose playing the hiring producer.

Dwayne Johnson And Issa Rae Plan Backyard Wrestling Series

Dwayne Johnson And Issa Rae Plan Backyard Wrestling Series

That goes a long way to explain why Issa Rae – herself no stranger to the Stateside channel thanks to Insecure is teaming up with Johnson and his producing partner Dany Garcia for a show currently titled TRE CNT (which stands for TRE COUNT, in case anyone gets any rude ideas.

Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint

Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint

Klint lived such an anonymous life that her name wasn’t even displayed on her gravestone, yet she clearly deserves to be as renowned as the other creative geniuses from her country, including Strindberg and Ingmar Bergman .

Coronavirus Outbreak: Allen Daviau, E.T., Empire of the Sun cinematographer, passes away aged 77

Coronavirus Outbreak: Allen Daviau, E.T., Empire of the Sun cinematographer, passes away aged 77

Born in New Orleans in 1942 and raised in the Los Angeles area, Daviau said seeing color television at the age of 12 began his fascination with the technology of light and photography, working at camera stores and film labs to hone his skills.

Looking Back At The Oscars 2010 Best Picture Nominees

Looking Back At The Oscars 2010 Best Picture Nominees

The King’s Speech was nominated for 12 Academy Awards and they took home 4 Oscars including Best Picture.The Academy does seem to have a thing for not nominating Mr. Affleck (I.E. Argo).If you have never seen this film, take the time to check it out because it is a great thrillling chess match.

Lee Fierro, best known for her role in Jaws franchise, dies due of coronavirus complications aged 91

Lee Fierro, best known for her role in Jaws franchise, dies due of coronavirus complications aged 91

Fierro, who portrayed Alex Kintner's (Jeffrey Voorhees) mom in Jaws , died of complications from the coronavirus, Kevin Ryan, artistic director and board president for the Island Theatre Workshop, told the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer to return in Call Me by Your Name sequel, says director Luca Guadagnino

Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer to return in Call Me by Your Name sequel, says director Luca Guadagnino

Call Me by Your Nam e director Luca Guadagnino said that Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg and others will be returning for the drama's sequel.

Shailene Woodley’s Career Nearly Ended Due to Illness in Her Early 20s

Shailene Woodley’s Career Nearly Ended Due to Illness in Her Early 20s

“Big Little Lies ” star Shailene Woodley opened up about a health scare that almost ended her career in her early 20s.

Ridley Scott To Direct Gucci Murder Movie Starring Lady Gaga

Ridley Scott To Direct Gucci Murder Movie Starring Lady Gaga

It all sounds pretty enticing – a legendary director, a uber-talented star, and a juicy crime story set in the world of high-fashion.

Necrologies (2018) – Lots Of Fun

Necrologies (2018) – Lots Of Fun

One thing I’m noticing about films I am being sent to review is that a lot of people want to try the Anthology film as an early work, and I totally get why.

Actor Honor Blackman Dies, Aged 94

Actor Honor Blackman Dies, Aged 94

After graduating, she started a theatre career as an understudy in the play The Guinea Pig in the West End. That led to more work, and then switching between treading the boards and the screen.

Honor Blackman, James Bond’s Pussy Galore, Dead at 94

Honor Blackman, James Bond’s Pussy Galore, Dead at 94

Honor Blackman, the British actress best known for portraying the James Bond girl Pussy Galore in 1964’s Goldfinger , has died.

EMPIRE 30: David Fincher Answers Your Questions

EMPIRE 30: David Fincher Answers Your Questions

Movies:Alien 3 Seven Game, The Fight Club Panic Room Zodiac Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, The Social Network, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Gone Girl Actors:David Fincher As part of our Empire 30 celebrations, we presented your reader questions to filmmaker David Fincher.

Writers Guild, AMPTP Making Little Progress Toward Starting Talks

Writers Guild, AMPTP Making Little Progress Toward Starting Talks

The WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have not yet set a new date to start negotiations for the guild’s existing Minimum Basic Agreement that covers most film and TV work.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Donates $1 Million to COVID-19 Medical Supply Relief

Arnold Schwarzenegger Donates $1 Million to COVID-19 Medical Supply Relief

“Our doctors, nurses and hospital staff are the real action heroes of this crisis,” actor said.“Our doctors, nurses and hospital staff are the real action heroes of this crisis,” Schwarzenegger said.