Ron Howard just might be the most commercially successful actor-turned-director. His longevity is practically second to none, moving from child star in the ’60s, teen star in the ’70s, and finally a Hollywood director from mid-’80s through the present, winning an Academy Award for Best Director more than a
Another twist hit awards-watchers last week as Sony Pictures Classics bumped Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher out of its 2013 lineup – and not too long after an impressive teaser leaked. Maybe SPC simply wants its potential Oscar pony to avoid the current best picture front-runner. As Sasha Stone of Awards Daily
Perhaps the most notable news of the week came on Monday, when The Weinstein Co. announced that Grace of Monaco will debut in theaters next year. Originally planned for release on Nov. 27, the Nicole Kidman-led biopic needs more time for completion and will hit theaters next spring as a
As if it needed another boost, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave won the Toronto International Film Festival’s audience award. The runners-up were Stephen Frears’ Philomena and Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners. Expect the latter to be the big ticket this weekend as its only new competition comes in the form of
There have been many great sporting rivalries throughout history – Ali v Frazier, Sampras v Agassi, Senna v Prost – but arguably one of the most compelling was that of Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Two young Formula One drivers who fought through vehicle trouble, dangerous weather and even a horrendous crash to get their hands on the title, their battle for the world championship gripped fans and skeptics alike.
Cinedigm and GKIDS has announced the release of the newest Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli masterpiece, From Up On Poppy Hill. Keep reading for all the details.
Jim Carrey as the Grinch could not have been a better choice for the live action adaptation of the popular Christmas cartoon How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The Ron Howard directed feature is by far one of the most expensive Christmas movies ever made. Howard transfers us to the magical
Chronicle writer Max Landis recently released a short film titled THE DEATH AND RETURN OF SUPERMAN. This film is hilarious in all aspects and I sincerely enjoyed every minute. The film recounts the story of how DC Comics actually killed off Superman and magically resurrected him from the dead, upsetting