Archive for 'Movies'
Posted on06. May, 2013 by Harrison Cheung.
Indie Film Funding, our view: So VERONICA MARS fans cheered when they raised $5.7 million for their movie, and Zach Braff using Kickstarter to raise $2.5 million (and counting) for his film project WISH I WAS HERE – not because his movie project is in jeopardy, but because he wants full creative control. Crowdsourcing – [...]
Posted on22. Apr, 2013 by Henrick Vartanian.
From writer director Ramin Bahrani, comes an indie drama with a commercial appeal, “At Any Price,” starring Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, and Kim Dickens. Farmer Henry Whipple played by Dennis Quaid has embraced the methodical, automated ”expand or die” practice imposed on modern American farmers and actually prospered producing genetically modified seeds, on 3500 acres [...]
Posted on11. Mar, 2013 by Mark Daponte.
That great all-knowing sage, Alice Cooper, once warbled in 1969: “I’m a boy and I’m a man—“ Little did he know back in 1969, he could’ve been singing about Nicholas Hoult’s career choices in 2013. Now the BNH view…, sorta. Mr. Hoult, who is starring in “Jack the Giant Slayer,” has to decide who is [...]
Posted on21. Feb, 2013 by Ben Scuglia.
“Spies, cops, holy fools and well-armed children” populate The Power of Few, a new independently produced feature film from writer-director Leone Marucci. The film, described as a “sci-fi action-drama,” tracks a quintet of “unusual characters” who are connected in unexpected ways to “an extraordinary smuggling operation on a day when religious conspiracy and urban crime [...]
Posted on01. Jan, 2013 by Henrick Vartanian.
Here is the trailer for “MAMA” – and it is a bone chiller. CLICK HERE for the trailer. Directed by newcomer Andres Muschietti (from his own script), it is a horror flick presented by Guillermo del Torro, the creator of “Hellboy,” “Pans Labyrinth.” Executive produced by del Toro, the film stars Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark [...]
Posted on18. Dec, 2012 by Mark Daponte.
“Gossip Girl” star Penn Badgley will show his acting and singing chops in the soon to be released by Tribeca Films “Greetings from Tim Buckley.” It tells the tale of doomed rock star Jeff Buckley and (what was left of) his life before he performed at his father’s tribute concert in 1991. Penn Badgley stars as Jeff, who released just one [...]
Posted on16. Nov, 2012 by Mark Daponte.
Warm, Warmer…., DEAD COLD! …and cold is the way Nicholas Hoult (as a zombie in the upcoming rom-com “Warm Bodies”) loves it. In his search for cold human take out food, Mr. Hoult comes across hot actress Teresa Palmer. Mr. Hoult took out the competition for her heart by eating her boyfriend’s (Dave Franco, younger [...]
Posted on15. Nov, 2012 by Harrison Cheung.
The BNH view: while last year’s JOHN CARTER signaled the 100th anniversary of the work of author Edgar Rice Burroughs, he is best known for one of the most enduring characters in Hollywood – TARZAN! It’s been quite a few years since the Lord of Jungle last appeared on the big screen, but word is that HARRY POTTER director, David [...]
Posted on15. Nov, 2012 by Henrick Vartanian.
PLOTWISE: Cafe de Flore is a French-Canadian film by director Jean-Marc Vallée (“C.R.A.Z.Y.”), consisting of two intertwined stories spanning between Paris in 1960′s and present day Montreal. One follows a single mother (played by Vanessa Paradis) raising a child with Down syndrome while the other story is about an estranged husband (newcomer Kevin Parent) who [...]