All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Movies’

Twitter Adds New Certified Partners

Twitter announced on Tuesday that it has added two new parters to the Twitter Certified Program, which helps businesses find products to make them more successful on Twitter. These are the first two certified partners to offer solutions for the media and entertainment vertical. They are Fizziology and Networked Insights. “Fizziology helps studios, networks, production companies, brands and talent measure …

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Tetris, the Movie, Is a Thing That’s Happening

Film adaptations of video games have a varying track record of success – both in terms of gross revenue and in terms of quality. But the good thing about most video game movies is that there’s already a built-in audience. That’s especially true for Tetris, the classic puzzle game which, according to the Wall Street Journal, is coming to a …

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Netflix To Release First Original Feature Film, And It’s A Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel

Netflix and The Weinstein Company have taken their relationship to the next level, signing a deal to release the first Netflix original feature film. First Netflix original film will premiere on IMAX and #Netflix on the same day. #CTHD via @NYTimes http://t.co/dz4acgde73 — Netflix US (@netflix) September 30, 2014 The film will be a sequel to Ang Lee’s 2000 Oscar-winning …

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Juliette Lewis Has Controversial New Role

Juliette Lewis is making a comeback with a new movie! Kelly & Cal is about a 30-something woman who is an ex-rocker and is now trapped in the drudgery of suburbia with a strained marriage and a new baby. She slowly forms a friendship, then an extra-marital relationship, with Cal, who is wheelchair-bound This role is a far cry from …

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FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies

As expected, the FAA has officially granted six aerial photo and video production companies exemptions to fly drones for the purposes of movie and TV filming. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who announced the decision, said that it was “a significant milestone in broadening commercial UAS use while ensuring we maintain our world-class safety record in all forms of flight. …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including More ‘Parks & Rec’ And ‘Walking Dead’)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. This week should make a lot of people happy, as it includes additional seasons of Parks & Rec and The Walking Dead, …

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Real Genius? Adam Sandler, NBC to Reboot 80s Flick as TV Comedy

It won’t star Val Kilmer and it may not focus on lasers, but NBC is reportedly set to reboot the 1985 cult hit Real Genius for the modern age. Deadline reports that Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment, and Sony TV are teaming up to bring an updated version of the 80s flick to NBC. Apparently a “single …

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Drones: Movies, TV Set to Receive Filming Approval from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is poised to approve exemptions for seven aerial photo and video production companies, allowing them to lawfully operate their unmanned aircraft systems for the purposes of filming movies and television shows. Both Bloomberg and Reuters quote sources familiar with the matter who say the FAA will let these seven production companies fly their small drones on …

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The Skeleton Twins Opens Nationwide This Weekend

Who wouldn’t want to see a hilarious feature film comedy starring Saturday Night Live alums Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader? Except it’s not a hilarious comedy, but a dark dramedy called The Skeleton Twins. In fact, the film begins with the titular twins both contemplating suicide while on different sides of the country. The film, directed by Craig Johnson (Looper), …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Last week’s list originally included Arrow: Season 2, which never did become available (so far at least). With that in mind, I’ve …

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Netflix Gives E-Team A Release Date

Netflix announced the release date for E-Team, which it’s dubbed a Netflix original. As you can see from the image above, it won the cinematography award for a U.S. documentary at Sundance (among other things). The documentary will debut across all Netflix territories on October 24h. Here’s Netflix’s official description: When human atrocities run rampant, when ruthless dictators hold a …

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Ashley Judd Has Highs And Lows With New Project And Box-Office Sales

Last week was one with highs and lows for actor Ashley Judd. The 46-year-old is taking on a new film project after news that her recent endeavors haven’t been doing well at the box office. Judd starred in Dolphin Tale 2, which opened on September 11 and stars Harry Connick, Jr. and Morgan Freeman. The family film was predicted by …

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