“Batman 3″ reserves a release date

We’re tipped to a story appearing on Box Office Mojo. In one of the most anticipated announcements in recent memory, Warner Bros. officially set a date this morning for the follow-up to The Dark Knight. Tentatively known as Batman 3, the movie will debut July 20, 2012 in...
Posted On 30 Apr 2010

Roger Ebert finds 9 reasons to hate 3D

Roger Ebert outlines 9 reasons why he hates 3D in Newsweek. Here’s an abbreviated rundown: …many directors, editors, and cinematographers agree with me about the shortcomings of 3-D. So do many movie lovers‚Äîeven executives who feel stampeded by another Hollywood...
Posted On 30 Apr 2010

First Official Pic of Monahan’s London Boulevard

The Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Departed, William Monahan, directs his first, London Boulevard, starring Keira Knightley and Colin Farrell.  ONTD points us to this first official pic: The London-based crime drama also features the acting talents of David Thewlis, Anna...
Posted On 30 Apr 2010

Casting Tilda

By all accounts so far, the upcoming Bill Condon, Cynthia Mort/HBO show based on Nikki Finke is funny, sublime, etc. ¬†Diane Keaton is apparently the actress chosen to play Finke. But I don’t think that’s been confirmed for certain. ¬†There is a new twist in the saga,...
Posted On 30 Apr 2010

Todd McCarthy Joins Indiewire

Well, it’s sort of an interesting development. ¬†It was announced recently that Todd McCarthy was being let go from Variety as being their longtime film critic. ¬†Just when we thought we were going to have to lose those great early reviews, McCarthy pops back up on...
Posted On 29 Apr 2010

Tribeca Winners

Posted on the Wall Street Journal: 2010 World Narrative Competition The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – When We Leave (Die Fremde), directed and written by Feo Aladag. (Germany). Best New Narrative Filmmaker – Kim Chapiron for Dog Pound, written by Kim Chapiron...
Posted On 29 Apr 2010

Budrus Buzz at Tribeca

While Tribeca is being called the Alex Gibney festival, Brian Whisenant saw another documentary that was generating much buzz. Tribeca 2010: Budrus By Brian Whisenant There is something to be said of festival buzz. Having narrowed my screening list to 30, “Budrus” directed...
Posted On 29 Apr 2010

TIME 100 and the Oscar Bump

So, who got a bump from Oscar to land on TIME’s 100 Most Influential? Kathryn Bigelow, who lands at number 3 for artists. This is due to many things, but mainly and most importantly becoming the first woman in 82 years to win a Best Directing Oscar, and the only woman to...
Posted On 29 Apr 2010

Winter’s Bone, poster

RoS found the new poster for Winter’s Bone, winner of the Grand Jury Prize this year at Sundance, as well as the festival’s Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. One of the classiest one-sheets of 2010, I think (full-size after the cut). That anxious expression on the face...
Posted On 28 Apr 2010

New Inception poster

From /Film, via NolanFans, courtesy of a couple of guys who stumbled across it playing MindCrime, Inception’s online game. Full size after the cut.
Posted On 28 Apr 2010