(thanks to Paddy at screenonscreen) Jane Campion – (Sweetie, The Piano, Bright Star) 9th female jury president in Cannes’ 67 year history. Carole Bouquet – (That Obscure Object of Desire, Day of the Idiots, Too Beautiful for You) Sofia Coppola – (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette)... (Read More)
Oh how I love a good bad review but in this case a female writer unleashes her pent up fury against not just The Other Woman but the whole concept of the suffocating genre known as the rom-com, defined here as product to lure female kind into man-hating mode... (Read More)
EW reports that Spielberg and screenwriter Melissa Mathison will join up for the first time in 32 years, since E.T., for this tale of a young girl stopping the “Big, Friendly Giant.” The pic is to be produced by Kathleen Kennedy and will be Spielberg’s first directorial project since... (Read More)
Thanks to Bryce, who advises us not to watch the trailer at all. Teaser poster after the cut.
First, a question: Who’s Twice as Hot as Scarlett Johansson? Answer: Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother Hunter. I wish I’d known Ms. Johansson had a twin brother on National Siblings Day. But none of you mooks ever told me, so now I have no real excuse for posting... (Read More)
Peter Jackson has opted out of calling the Hobbit finale The Hobbit: There and Back Again to Battle of Five Armies. Jackson said: “When we did the premiere trip late last year, I had a quiet conversation with the studio about the idea of revisiting the title. We decided... (Read More)
While you were all busy thinking about something else the FCC made the tragic (even if inevitable) decision to allow ISP providers, or content providers, who pay more to give speedier access to customers. That is really how they are describing it to people. So you might think, hey... (Read More)
Along with Ms. Beyonce. Click over to JustJared to see the rest.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will direct Leonardo DiCaprio in a survivalist revenge Western. The Revenant is the true story of Hugh Glass, a frontier fur trader who is left for dead by his companions after being mauled by a grizzly bear in 1820s Dakota territory. After surviving his injuries Glass... (Read More)
Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini and Noomi Rapace star in The Drop, based on a tale by Dennis Lehane called “Animal Rescue” that appears in the short story collection Boston Noir. A couple of years ago Neil Burger was set to direct but then Michaël R. Roskam took the reins... (Read More)