Ryan Phillippe is ready to Catch Hell—okay, it’s an easy pun. But he’s asking for it when that’s the title of his writing and directing debut. “Variety” notes his first step behind the camera is described as a “suspense thriller” in which he plays “a former Hollywood star”—again, he’s just asking for it!—kidnapped and held […]
Posted on 06. Aug, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Ashok Amritraj‘s Hyde Park Entertainment and Imagenation Abu Dhabi have released a first-look photo for director/writer Ramin Bahrani’s 99 HOMES starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Laura Dern. The film will make its World Premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, and also makes its Canadian Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Hyde Park International […]
You might think you’re enjoying one helluva summer, but chances are, Michael Lomenda is having an even better one. That’s because this past June, the talented 6 foot 2 triple threat kicked off the season with a starring role in Clint Eastwood’s big screen adaptation of the Tony-Award-Winning blockbuster musical, Jersey Boys. No, he’s not […]
Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Award-winning film director, Dana Nachman, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to finish the official Batkid documentary. BATKID BEGINS, is the documentary film about 5-year-old Miles Scott, a leukemia survivor who asked the Make-A-Wish Foundation to be transformed into Batkid for a day. The campaign was launched over a week ago, and is now at the […]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2014 by Brad Liberti.
In their previous collaboration, the 2011 Sundance hit, Another Earth, director, Mike Cahill and his writing partner turned leading lady, Brit Marling, explored spirituality, responsibility, and human identity through the eyes of an MIT bound- astronomer (Marling) whose one tragic mistake leads her on an extraterrestrial quest for resolution. This time, the friends and former […]
It’s a part that many young actresses have built their entire careers upon: the privileged teen; beautiful, popular, and capable of some real cruelty. Probably because almost every movie or TV show depicting ‘ high school life’ contains at least some version of this archetypal character… But fans of indie wunderkind, Drake Doremus know that […]
There’s a running joke with ‘gay’ films that if the story doesn’t have some sort of punishing sexuality-related tragedy or at least one unrequited love affair with a hot ‘questioning’ roommate, then chances are that movie isn’t gonna get made. Whether it’s true or not however, it actually makes sense; considering the fact that the […]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Today, Fox Searchlight debuted the trailer for Wild, the new film by director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club). With Reese Witherspoon in the lead role, the bio-pic drama chronicles the 1,100-mile solo hike of Cheryl Strayed, a recovering heroin addict from Oregon. Based on Strayed’s best-selling memoir, the film will focus on this journey of […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by Henrick Vartanian.
Here is a look at “Young Ones,” directed by Jake Paltrow (Gwyneth’s younger brother), starring Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee. It received mixed reviews when it premiered at Sundance in January. However, IndieWire seemed to like it, saying it is Nicholas Hoult’s best performance to date. In May of this year, […]