Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home Latest to Join Cannes Lineup’s “Rumored” List

Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home is the latest film “rumored” to be coming to Cannes, according to this site. Coming Home is based on “Yan Geling’s novel ‘The Criminal Lu Yanshi,’ which tells a story of an old man’s emotional return to his...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014

Meet the Two Female Filmmakers Heading up Cannes Film Fest

“I would love to see more women directors because they represent half of the population – and gave birth to the whole world. Without them writing and being directors, the rest of us are not going to know the whole story. – Jane Campion In response to the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014

Brolin Hints at Plot of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice

Thanks to reader Bryce for point us to the news that Josh Brolin has let slip a few interesting tidbits from Anderson’s new film. The Film Stage got the story from Cigs & Red Vines, which got the story from The Independent. Here are a few choice quotes: “I just did a...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014

Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley in Begin Again

This looks pretty great but I find myself hoping a romance doesn’t blossom between the two leads.
Posted On 28 Mar 2014

Meryl Streep to Star in Diablo Cody’s Ricky and the Flash, to be Directed by Jonathan Demme

Jeff Schneider got the scoop for The Wrap about a project on the horizon directed by Jonathan Demme, written by Diablo Cody, and starring Meryl Streep. Pic is about a rock n’ roll star who abandons her family to live her dream but then comes home and expects she can start...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Gone Girl Footage Shown at CinemaCon

Reactions to the footage shown at CinemaCon for Gone Girl are all positive: From the Hollywood Reporter: Gone Girl’s dark trailer showed Ben Affleck’s character dealing with a media frenzy after his wife (Rosamund Pike) disappears. The trailer promises a haunting...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan – Set Pics from Suffragette

An all female joint, Suffragette brings together Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan. The film is directed by Sarah Gavron and written by Abi Morgan about the way-too-late but necessary fight to give women a vote (can you imagine?).  JustJared has the pics for both Streep and Mulligan.
Posted On 26 Mar 2014

Angelina Brings Unbroken to Cinemacon

This might be her first but it won’t be her last – Angelina Jolie brought seven minutes of Unbroken to Cinemacon. It’s already being called an Oscar juggernaut, which of course guarantees it will getting serious reaming when it opens. Can’t people start...
Posted On 25 Mar 2014