Men Don’t Whisper, one of my favorite short films that played Sundance and SXSW, is now available on Vimeo to watch. The 22-minute short film was directed by Jordan Firstman. Firstman wrote the screenplay with Search Party creator Charles Rogers. The two of them star alongside Fort Tilden co-stars Claire McNulty and Bridey Elliott. Elliott took home a Solzy Award in 2015 for her breakthrough performance in Fort Tilden. Firstman and Rogers star as Peyton…"Men Don’t Whisper is Now Available"
The Tribeca Film Festival announced the lineup for the 17th edition running April 18-29, 2018. The feature film slate includes 96 films with a record 46% directed by women. With films selected from 27 countries the lineup includes 75 World Premieres, 5 International Premieres, 9 North American Premieres, 3 U.S. Premieres, and 4 New York Premieres. Of the 103 filmmakers, 46 are first-time filmmakers with 18 Tribeca veterans returning to the fest. Love, Gilda was previously…"Tribeca 2018: Feature Lineup Announced"
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle arrives on Digital HD on March 6th with just shy of an hour’s worth of bonus features. As thrilling and entertaining as the movie was, I feel like the bonus materials fall short in living up to the film’s standards. This was a film that deserved at least 2 hours worth of bonus footage. It just proves to show how much of films are made on computers these days. There…"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle: Bonus Content"
Following it’s release in early November, Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is now available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD. The film includes a whole lot of bonus content and some of the features are pretty fun to watch. As tends to be the case with most Blu-ray releases for huge films, content may differ with each retailer. Not to be outdone, the Digital release includes a few exclusive features in its own right. It’s because…"Thor: Ragnarok hits 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD"
A Fantastic Woman took home the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film during the 90th Academy Awards ceremony. It was A Fantastic Woman director Sebastián Lelio who accepted the win for Chile’s winning film during the ceremony. He was joined on stage by a few members of the cast and crew, including transgender actress Daniela Vega. Vega was one of a very few transgender people to actually play a transgender person in a feature film. Thank…"Oscars 2018: A Fantastic Woman wins Best Foreign Language Film"
With the 90th Academy Awards set to air tonight, here are my predictions for who will be taking home Oscars this evening. Best Picture: The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale, Producers Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water Best Actor: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, I, Tonya Best Adapted…"Oscars 2018: Predictions for the 90th Academy Awards"
Pixar’s Oscar-nominated hit, Coco, comes home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD today with a number of memorable songs. The animated film was a hit with critics and audiences alike. Unlike the rest of his family, Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) has long had an interest in music and wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero, Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). One thing leads to another and Miguel soon finds himself in the visually…"Coco hits 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD"
SXSW announced the rest of the lineup for the 25th installment of the SXSW Film Festival, taking place March 9-18, 2018 in Austin, Texas. The press release is below. SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Midnighters, Shorts, VR And Inaugural Independent Episodics Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs to Close Festival Austin, Texas, February 7, 2018 – The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the remainder of its Film Festival program, including the Midnighters, Shorts, Virtual Cinema, Music…"SXSW 2018: Festival announces more Features, Shorts"
Prior to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, it was announced that writer-director Rian Johnson would be getting the keys to a trilogy that would explore other areas within the Star Wars universe. However, the news dropped on Tuesday afternoon that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were going to be handled the reign to their own trilogy of films. One of the biggest criticisms of Game of Thrones has…"Why can’t Star Wars Get Women to Write and Direct?"
Love, Gilda has been announced as the Opening Night selection of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. The 17th installment of the Tribeca Film Festival will see the world premiere of Love, Gilda, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. CNN Films presents the feature length documentary– produced by 3 Faces Films in association with Motto Pictures–that offers a glance into the life of comedian Gilda Radner. Before Radner was…"Love, Gilda to open 2018 Tribeca Film Festival"