November 21, 2017

Tom Hooper, Ang Lee Linked To New Films

"The King's Speech" and "Les Misérables" director Tom Hooper is reportedly eyeing the Sacha Baron Cohen-led Freddie Mercury biopic at Sony Pictures and GK Films. Peter Morgan originally penned the script about the late Queen frontman for filmmaker Stephen Frears ("The Queen") to direct. Cohen has long been attached to play Mercury. Meanwhile, … [Read more...]

Kevin Feige Talks Marvel Phase Two Films

The second 'Phase' of Marvel's ambitious film plans begins with "Iron Man 3" in May, and Kevin Feige recently spoke with SFX about the even larger and more 'cosmic' scale of some of the upcoming films in this next batch: "['Thor: The Dark World'] and the 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' film certainly are cosmic. 'Guardians' and 'Thor' will take the … [Read more...]

Disney Confirms “Star Wars” Spin-Off Films

It was thought to be case, now Disney Pictures CEO Bob Iger has confirmed talk that the studio is looking into "Star Wars" spin-off films that will be released independently of the new trilogy. Iger tells CNBC: "There has been speculation about some stand-alone films that are in development. I can confirm to you today that, in fact, we are … [Read more...]

Metacritic’s Top Films, Shows, Games of 2012

With all the year's films now out in U.S. theaters, Metacritic.com has revealed what films and TV shows were the best of the year based on the aggregate scores of the top critics. I've divided the lists into three sections - films, TV shows and major console games - specifically PS3 & 360. Check out the scores below: Best Films This list … [Read more...]

The Most Pirated Films & Shows Of 2012

TorrentFreak have released their annual lists of the most pirated movies and TV shows of 2012, and the winner of the film list is not one you'd expect. "Project X," the widely panned teen comedy about three nerds who throw a party that spirals out of control, took the top spot on the film list with 8.72 million illegal downloads in 2012. It just … [Read more...]

Nine Films Vie For Foreign Language Oscar

Nine films have made it to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category at the upcoming 85th Academy Awards®. This shortlist will be shrunk down to the five nominees to be announced with the rest of this year's nominees on Thursday, January 10th 2013. Those that made the cut include: "Amour," directed by Michael Haneke … [Read more...]

Tarantino, Boyle Rule Out Bond Films

In recent interviews, both Quentin Tarantino and Danny Boyle have essentially ruled themselves out from directing a James Bond film in the future. Asked the question directly by THR, Boyle responded that he's against doing any big-budget features again which itself would preclude him from tackling a 007 adventure. "No, I'm not very good with huge … [Read more...]

Next Two Studio Ghibli Films Titled

Toho, the Japanese film distributor of legendary animation house Studio Ghibli, has acquired domain names confirming the titles of the two upcoming projects involving Ghibli's most esteemed filmmakers. The next film from "Spirited Away" and "Ponyo" director Hayao Miyazaki is entitled "Kaze Tachinu" ("The Wind Rises"). The next from "Grave of the … [Read more...]

Elijah Wood Producing Two Horror Films

Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller's new horror production company The Woodshed have announced two new projects says Variety. The first is a black-and-white, Farsi-language vampire western entitled "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night". The genre mish-mash will also include a 60's inspired Western guitar music and Iranian pop blend … [Read more...]

Warners, Hardy Develop Two Poaching Films

How do you make sure your film gets made? You create your own rival. Tobey Maguire‘s Material Pictures, Leonardo DiCaprio‘s Appian Way and Tom Hardy‘s Executive Options have put into development a second film about illegal poaching and endangered species trafficking says Deadline. The first film, previously announced back in April, is described … [Read more...]