Amazon Is Going to Make Movies for Theatrical Release and Quick Debut on Prime

Earlier this month, Amazon picked up its first-ever major award win, taking home a Golden Globe award for its original series Transparent. Is Amazon now shooting for Oscars? The company has announced plans to produce at least a dozen original…

The Interview Has Made $31M Online, Still Won’t Break Even

If the metric of success for Sony regarding The Interview is recouping its money (which at this point it’s probably not), then the film will likely fall short. But by any other metric, the Seth Rogen/James Franco film has been…

‘The Interview’ Nabs $15M Online in First Weekend

Sony’s decision to release the now-controversial film The Interview online seems to have paid off – at least financially. According to the company, the film has already generated over $15 million in sales, having been downloaded or rented over two…

Here’s a Tribute to Some Great Directors Made Entirely with Stock Footage

I’m not sure what this says, if anything, about modern directing and/or the quality of stock imagery – but I like it. Shutterstock, giant purveyor of stock photography, video footage, and music, has decided to use some of its assets…

AMC Theatres Now Offering Movie-a-Day Subscription Plan

In a move to get people out of their houses and watching movies at the theater as much as they’re watching them from their couches, AMC Theatres is partnering with MoviePass to bring a subscription model to the theatergoer. AMC…

Terminator Genisys: Reboot Trailer Online

Paramount Pictures released the trailer for Terminator Genisys Thursday, and the clip has already garnered over eight million views on YouTube. The film is the first of a planned remake/prequel/sequel/reboot trilogy, and Genisys is set to be released on July…

Anna Kendrick Sings ‘Into the Woods’ Song

Actress and singer Anna Kendrick will appear in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods, and Disney released the audio of one of the songs she will perform. The track is called “On the Steps of…

Alicia Vikander Dating Co-star Michael Fassbender

Swedish actress Alicia Vikander is reportedly dating her The Light Between Oceans co-star Michael Fassbender. The two had filmed parts of The Light Between Oceans in Australia. Fassbender, 37, was photographed with the 26-year-old actress at Bondi Beach in Sydney.…

Natalie Portman Rumored for ‘Major Role’ in New Steve Jobs Film

At this point, it feels like the long-promised Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography may never actually happen. After months in limbo, enduring a revolving door of attached talent, Sony finally dropped the film earlier this month.…

Steve Jobs Movie Finds New Life at Universal

The Steve Jobs movie has life, as Universal Pictures has decided to pick up the recently-abandoned project. Last week, Sony Pictures abruptly ditched the high-profile film. It appeared that the company had become a bit frustrated with the project, which…