In the Heights (2021)

In the Heights (2021)

While it’s a stunning, and beautiful film, at its core it’s about the American dream, and Gentrification which has destroyed the sense of community many neighborhoods once had in New York.

Busan Festival’s Kim Ji-seok Award Poised to Be More Competitive

Busan Festival’s Kim Ji-seok Award Poised to Be More Competitive

New features by some of the most prominent filmmakers from the Asia-Pacific region including The Philippines’ Brillante Mendoza , Bangladesh’s Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Japan’s Ogigami Naoko are among the seven titles competing for the Kim Jiseok Award at the upcoming 26th Busan International Film Festival (Oct. 6-16, 2021).

Malcolm Lee discusses landing Space Jam, directing LeBron James and learning basketball from cousin Spike Lee

Malcolm Lee discusses landing Space Jam, directing LeBron James and learning basketball from cousin Spike Lee

Lee, veteran director of comedies such as Girls Trip (2017) and The Best Man (1999), had never worked with animation before and had never seen the original Space Jam, the 1996 basketball-Looney Tunes crossover starring Michael Jordan.

Protagonist Pictures Announces Internal Restructure, Reveals In-House Development Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Protagonist Pictures Announces Internal Restructure, Reveals In-House Development Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Protagonist Pictures , the international sales, finance and production company behind films such as “Sound of Metal,” has announced a significant restructure with an eye to focusing on executive producing, Variety can reveal.

Roseanne Liang On New Chloe Grace Moretz Horror Movie

Roseanne Liang On New Chloe Grace Moretz Horror Movie

Roseanne Liang’s pulpy genre film, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, pits Moretz against the vicious all-male crew of a World War II B-17 bomber, who lock her in the Sperry turret, a tiny glass ball floating thousands of miles above the Earth and connected to the plane by one flimsy metal joint.

Welcome To The Blumhouse: First Teaser For The Return Of The Horror Movie Anthology

Welcome To The Blumhouse: First Teaser For The Return Of The Horror Movie Anthology

The new films are as follows: Bingo Hell, directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero and written by the director alongside Shane McKenzie and Perry Blackshear.Bingo Hell and Black As Night will be out on 1 October, with Madres and The Manor following on 8 October.

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection movie review (2021)

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection movie review (2021)

As Mantoa, Twala is framed small in the wide shots that compose a large percentage of director of photography Pierre de Villiers’ boxy frames.Within each shot, the camera and the labored composition interact (by way of zooms or subtle pans) to maximize their meaning.

Laura Dern’s Forgotten Teen Movie Smooth Talk Is A Haunting Story Of Sex & Girlhood

Laura Dern’s Forgotten Teen Movie Smooth Talk Is A Haunting Story Of Sex & Girlhood

Thirty-three years before Greta Gerwig’s nomination for Best Director at the 2018 Academy Awards for Lady Bird , Joyce Chopra’s Smooth Talk won the Grand Jury prize at the 1985 Sundance Film Festival.

Where To Stream Dead Pigs, Cathy Yan Mubi Movie

Where To Stream Dead Pigs, Cathy Yan Mubi Movie

During the Birds press tour, Dead Pigs developed a bit of a cult following, as fans got curious about the film that launched Yan’s meteoric career in Hollywood , one that still feels unusual for women directors.

'Overwhelmed', 'thankful': Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee, Nitesh Tiwari share thoughts on winning National Film Awards

'Overwhelmed', 'thankful': Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee, Nitesh Tiwari share thoughts on winning National Film Awards

Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, who won the best director honour in the feature film category for Bahattar Hoorain, said he is "overwhelmed" to receive his second National Award after his debut film Lahore.

The 15 Best Western Movies

The 15 Best Western Movies

The Western genre is supremely adaptable – in the hands of such great directors as Ford, Hawks, Peckinpah and Leone, it has transcended simple stories of gunslingers, homesteaders and bandits, holding a mirror up to the present.

Lily Gladstone Joins Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon

Lily Gladstone Joins Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon

After finally finding a home for the project at Apple Studios and setting reunions with Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese is continuing to build his cast for his Killers of the Flower Moon adaptation with the addition of Lily Gladstone ( First Cow ), according to Deadline.

The Best Movies We Saw at Sundance 2021

The Best Movies We Saw at Sundance 2021

I Was a Simple Man. Christopher Makoto Yogi’s second feature is steeped in the free-flowing dangers of time and memory — not unlike the much sparer Sundance offering Wild Indian, it’s a tale about the guilt of non-white men, born of a history of colonialism, whose relationship to the identity is fraught, frazzled, and constantly questioned.

Luca: The Inspiration Behind Pixar’s Mythical Coming-Of-Age Adventure – Exclusive Image

Luca: The Inspiration Behind Pixar’s Mythical Coming-Of-Age Adventure – Exclusive Image

Movies:Luca Actors:Enrico Casarosa Even with their most fantastical stories, Pixar films are often rooted in personal, relatable and very human experiences ripped straight from the heads and hearts of its filmmakers.

Lost in translation? Pixar's Soul faces backlash over whitewashed dubbing practice in Europe

Lost in translation? Pixar's Soul faces backlash over whitewashed dubbing practice in Europe

The Danish-language version of Pixar’s Soul has been dubbed primarily by white actors, fueling a debate about structural racism in European-language voice-overs, even when films have key characters of colour.

Empire Podcast #444: Reginald Hudlin, Frank Marshall

Empire Podcast #444: Reginald Hudlin, Frank Marshall

Movies:House Party Arachnophobia The Prom Songbird Education Actors:Frank Marshall Steve McQueen (Director) This week's Empire Podcast sees Chris Hewitt sit down (across Zoom) with two directors whose first film came out 30 years ago, and who are back back back in the director's chair with new efforts.

The Batman Using Same Virtual Production Techniques as Mandalorian

The Batman Using Same Virtual Production Techniques as Mandalorian

During DC FanDome, director Matt Reeves, who co-wrote the screenplay along with Peter Craig, confirmed the movie will focus on Bruce Wayne’s second year as Batman, and, per Walter Hamada, that the film is set in a different universe separate from the Justice League DCEU characters.

‘The War With Grandpa’: What About Bob, The AARP Years

‘The War With Grandpa’: What About Bob, The AARP Years

Filmed in the early summer of 2017, shuffled around from various release dates in 2018, sold by its distributor in an everything-must-go fire sale and now unleashed on a beggars-can’t-be-choosers public in late 2020, The War With Grandpa isn’t going to dent De Niro’s legacy.

Across The Universe Is A Cult Classic — So Why Doesn’t Julie Taymor Get Any Respect?

Across The Universe Is A Cult Classic — So Why Doesn’t Julie Taymor Get Any Respect?

I was 17, and the magical story of Jude (Jim Sturgess ), Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood ), Max (Joe Anderson), JoJo (Martin Luther), Sadie (Dana Fuchs), and Prudence (T.V. Carpio), fed an ache and a longing I couldn’t yet name.

Roman Polanski's request to rejoin The Academy rejected two years after expulsion

Roman Polanski's request to rejoin The Academy rejected two years after expulsion

Roman Polanski, the Oscar-winning director who pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977 and fled the US the following year, was expelled from the Academy in 2018.

Quick Film Reviews: Midsommar (2019)

Quick Film Reviews: Midsommar (2019)

Midsommar is a perfectly acceptable horror outing from director Ari Aster, but it’s far from perfect.In the case of his first film Hereditary, I thought the beginning was fantastic and the ending kind of fell apart.

Ben Affleck Returning As Batman For The Flash Movie

Ben Affleck Returning As Batman For The Flash Movie

Talking with Vanity Fair, which broke the news, director Andy Muschietti revealed that not only is Michael Keaton confirmed to return as Bruce Wayne, but Affleck will also be seen.That’s where the Affleck Batman kicks in."

The Shakedown (1929)

The Shakedown (1929)

This early effort from director William Wyler focuses on Dave Roberts, a handsome young boxer involved in a traveling scam anchored around phony fights.But the best reason to revisit “The Shakedown” is to appreciate James Murray’s performance as Roberts.“The Shakedown” was made in both silent and part-talkie versions.

Promare (2020) [Blu-Ray/DVD]

Promare (2020) [Blu-Ray/DVD]

There’s a two minutes Interview with Director Hiroyuki Imaishi featuring the filmmaker discussing the story of the film, the goal of the production team to make Promare into an exciting and action packed film, the references in the film (including to Kill la Kill ), et al.

‘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.

Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91 in Rome; funeral will be a private affair, says lawyer

Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91 in Rome; funeral will be a private affair, says lawyer

Ennio Morricone is survived by his wife Maria, his three sons Andrea, a composer and conductor, Giovanni and Marco and his daughter Alessandra.Writer-director Edgar Wright said Morricone could make "an average movie into a must see, a good movie into art, and a great movie into legend.".

Michael Mann and Hugh Jackman Teaming Up for Ferrari Pic

Michael Mann and Hugh Jackman Teaming Up for Ferrari Pic

ferrari Hugh Jackman michael mann Movie News.Also noteworthy, Mann, who is a friend of the Ferrari family, plans to build a fleet of replica race cars for the flick.

Horrors of Spider Island (1960) [Blu-Ray]

Horrors of Spider Island (1960) [Blu-Ray]

Hartwig who produced the “Schoolgirl Report” film series, along with thoughts on actors Alexander D’Arcy, Rainer Brandt, actress Barbara Valentin and “Horrors of Spider Island.” Other extras include the alternate U.S. release version titled “It’s Hot in Paradise” which clocks in at seventy seven minutes, and is presented with English subtitles.

Zack Snyder Shares Justice League Snyder Cut Clip Revealing Darkseid

Zack Snyder Shares Justice League Snyder Cut Clip Revealing Darkseid

Now that the long-rumoured Snyder Cut of Justice League is officially on its way to HBO Max in 2021, under the title Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the director has shared the first clip from his upcoming version – featuring Gal Gadot ’s Diana Prince, and a sneak peek at Darkseid himself.

‘Aviva’ Review: Sexual Healing, One Dance at a Time

‘Aviva’ Review: Sexual Healing, One Dance at a Time

The characters in Aviva, writer-director Boaz Yakin’s experimental self-chronicle-meets- Carnal Knowledge update, have a lot of sex.A collaboration between Yakin and choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith, this portrait of a relationship between an American named Eden (Tyler Phillips) and a French citizen named Aviva (Zina Zinchenko) is, at its essence, a love story.