All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Film’

Director Of Netflix’s ‘Mitt’ Amazed At How ‘Cheap’ Romney Is

While The Square is getting a lot of publicity this week for its Oscar nomination, another Netflix original documentary will debut next week on the 24th. Mitt follows the six years that filmmaker Greg Whitely had exclusive access to former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Here’s the trailer Netflix put out last month: Reuters has put out an interview with Whitely …

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Rosamund Pike Plays Dead in Magazine Cover with Ben Affleck

On the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly, a spooky shot of a man embracing the lifeless body of a female corpse in a morgue is the last thing anybody would want to see on a magazine cover. However, that’s exactly what film director David Fincher of “Gone Girl” was going for when he photographed Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. In …

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Cote de Pablo Stars in First Post-NCIS Role

Cote de Pablo broke the hearts of countless NCIS fans when she left the show this past fall. Featured in the short clip above talking about her future with NCIS–on her very first day of the show, in fact–she anticipated learning a lot during her time there. Now the beloved actress has moved on to the film world. She is …

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Point Break Remake to Star Gerald Butler as Bodhi

At the end of Point Break, undercover FBI agent Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) finally finds Bodhi (Patrick Swayze) after he escaped from the police. Utah screams through the pouring rain, “I’ve been to every city in Mexico. I came across an unclaimed piece of meat in Baja, turned out to be Rosie. I guessed he picked a knife fight with …

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Anna Paquin Plays Rogue Mom in “Free Ride”

Before their final “True Blood” season, Anna Paquin and her costar (real-life husband) Stephen Moyer have teamed up for a different sort of project. Their new film, “Free Ride”, is the first time the two have collaborated on a feature and it is the first project they have released from their production company, Casm Films. For this drama, 31-year-old Paquin …

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‘Gone With the Wind’ Actress Passes Away at 98

Alicia Rhett, one of the oldest surviving cast members of the iconic screen epic ‘Gone With the Wind,’ passed away Friday in Charleston, South Carolina. According to Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community spokesperson Kimberly Farfone Borts, Rhett died quietly of natural causes at around 5 p.m., while surrounded by family and friends. She was 98. Long-time Charleston resident Rhett was …

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Mary-Louise Parker Fights for Troubled Son in “Jamesy Boy”

In a sneak-peek clip of Mary-Louise Parker’s upcoming-featured film,” Jamesy Boy,” it shows a mother who fights to keep her gang-related son in school.   Based on a true story about James Burns, portrayed by Spencer Lofranco, the film illustrates the let downs a young 14-year-old teen experienced by the school system. The clip, however, shows a prelude to the administration’s admission rejection. …

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What If Famous Directors Tackled Christmas Morning?

If you’ve ever taken a film criticism class, you’re familiar with the Auteur Theory. At its core, it states that films are a manifestation of the director (or “auteur”) and his/her creative vision, and despite all of the other things that go into the making of a film, the director is the primary “auteur.” You know, a Tarantino film is …

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Shia LaBeouf Could Face Legal Action Over Plagiarism

Shia LaBeouf recently got himself into some trouble over a short film that he made. He debuted a short film called Howardcantor.com online, and it was quickly revealed that he had borrowed the same idea for a film that had already been used without giving credit. While it seems like something that most people learn in middle or high school, …

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Netflix Releases Trailer For Original Mitt Romney Documentary ‘Mitt’

Last week, Netflix announced its latest original documentary Mitt. The film follows former presidential candidate Mitt Romney along the campaign trail, providing what Netflix describes as “an intimate, rarely seen, behind-the-scenes look at a candidate running for the presidency.” Netflix has just released a trailer for the film: As the trailer notes, “For 6 years, one filmmaker had exclusive access …

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Shia LaBeouf Addresses Plagiarism Claims on Twitter

The one thing no writer wants to be accused of is plagiarism, and that is exactly what has landed Shia LaBeouf in hot water this week. LaBeouf’s short film Howard Cantour was released online yesterday, and it wasn’t long before the plagiarism claims started rolling in. After people said that LaBeouf’s film ripped off Daniel Clowes’ comic Justin M. Damiano, …

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James Cameron Taking ‘Avatar’ Sequels to New Zealand

Director James Cameron has confirmed that three sequels to his ‘Avatar’ blockbuster will be produced in New Zealand, beginning in 2015. New Zealand, the Polynesian country where Peter Jackson filmed his ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ trilogies, has agreed to a 25% rebate for the production, in a joint venture with Twentieth Century Fox and Cameron’s own Lightstorm Entertainment. …

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