New Poster for Cronenberg’s Map to the Stars

Sourced from here. Full pic after the jump.
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

To Watch: The Years of Living Dangerously

Hopefully you have your DVRs set to record Showtime’s The Years of Living Dangerously which premieres this Sunday. Many celebrities have contributed to bring attention to the global warming crisis that conservatives continue to deny.  Jim Cameron, who really does put his...
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

Todd Haynes adds Carrie Brownstein to Carol

The HR exclusive tells us that the brilliant Carrie Brownstein from Portlandia (tell me you’ve seen it) has just been added to the cast of Todd Haynes’ drama Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. You may remember Ms. Mara gave Ms. Blanchett her award in...
Posted On 10 Apr 2014

Academy Originals

I’m not sure what this is ultimately going to turn out to be but for now it’s being teased by the Academy as something coming up. Documentaries? Profiles?
Posted On 10 Apr 2014

How Many Best Pictures Have you Seen?

  Buzzfeed puts us to the test to see how many Best Picture winners we’ve actually seen. I missed six, though I suspect I will have to watch all of them so I can say I’ve seen them all. I get bogged down most in the very early Best Picture winners.  Take the quiz...
Posted On 09 Apr 2014

Black Inequality in Film but Points to Bright Future

The only problem I had with this infographic, and I brought it up with the person who made it, was that I would put Spike Lee in the influential filmmakers section.  But I got, I think, a fair response which essentially said that this info graphic was more about the up and...
Posted On 08 Apr 2014

Cannes Film Festival 2014: Has the Fest Lost its Street Cred?

A piece over at European CEO wonders whether this is, in fact, true. Jean Luc-Godard said of the fest, “Now, it’s just for publicity. People come to Cannes just to advertise their films.”  Perhaps that is truer today than it’s ever been as the entire year feels like...
Posted On 08 Apr 2014

Mickey Rooney dies at 93

1939 – won juvenile Oscar 1940 – nominated for Best Actor in leading role, Babes in Arms 1944 – nominated for Best Actor in The Human Comedy 1957 – nominated for Supporting Actor in The Bold and the Brave 1980 – nominated for Supporting Actor in The...
Posted On 06 Apr 2014

Spike Lee will Direct Eminem’s Headlights – His Apology to His Mother

Eminem is one of the most talented musicians out there — his bothersome use of the f-word (not fuck) has calmed a bit through the years, thankfully. There is no denying his genius. He just confirmed on his Facebook page that Spike Lee will be directing Headlights, the...
Posted On 06 Apr 2014