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By Fynn: This film is confusing to me... Yes, there is an, assuming, gay character but what is the film , from the trailers at least, saying on a…

Exclusive: Trailer For 'Queen Of Carthage' Starring Shiloh Fernandez, Premiering At Montreal International Film Festival

Sep 1st, 2015 5:08pm

By Tristan : He's right about Skyfall - the whole finale made no sense. The villain succeeded in killing 'M', which was his goal, and Bond basically helpe…

James Bond Author Says Idris Elba Is "Too Street" To Play 007, And Bond Is "Weak" In 'Skyfall'

Sep 1st, 2015 5:04pm

By Steven Brooks: Stop this douche-y hack from making anything else, please - he's horrible.

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 4:44pm

By Tammy Durkin : This is very sad. He is one of the most thoughtful, creative, and layered directors. What a loss!

HBO Miniseries 'Lewis And Clark' With Casey Affleck & Matthias Schoenaerts Halted, Director John Curran Exits

Sep 1st, 2015 4:36pm

By Laura : Dave, you sound like a troll. Fukunaga's filmography is obsessed with looking at socio-economic realities from the perspective of his…

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 4:33pm

By Anabelle: I would watch Chris Evans read the phone book, so I guess I'm biased, but I also thought it wasn't that bad.

Review: Chris Evans' 'Before We Go' Starring Alice Eve Is Like Dating Someone Who Only Talks About Their Ex

Sep 1st, 2015 3:14pm

By Daniel: I disagree with Horowitz on two points. 1) Idris Elba would be my first choice for Bond. 2) "Street" was a poor word choice.…

James Bond Author Says Idris Elba Is "Too Street" To Play 007, And Bond Is "Weak" In 'Skyfall'

Sep 1st, 2015 2:45pm

By Adam: It's certainly no "D", which conveys awful.

Review: Chris Evans' 'Before We Go' Starring Alice Eve Is Like Dating Someone Who Only Talks About Their Ex

Sep 1st, 2015 2:38pm

By aye: .. To the relief of all India wire readers...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Is Now A Film Festival Award Winner, Beats Arthouse Faves For Grand Prix At San Sebastian

Sep 1st, 2015 2:21pm

By Cydnee: I don't think it was a harsh review. Yeah, sure, he's likeable but that's not some redeeming quality, especially not in film. The movie wasn'…

Review: Chris Evans' 'Before We Go' Starring Alice Eve Is Like Dating Someone Who Only Talks About Their Ex

Sep 1st, 2015 2:13pm

By lulu: wow @DAVE, that's pretty wild and very interesting, you may have just mined some deep, subconscious, liberal layers there.

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 2:05pm

By InsaneRequest: The moment Mr. Fukanaga left the 'IT' reboot movie my interest went from excited to disapointment.

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 2:04pm

By Manish: Please continue making movies MR Fukunaga. It's rare to see a young director with such a clear vision and idealistic view.

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 1:45pm

By Manish: Bolt statement Dave. What about Jp2?

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 1:37pm

By W. Jones: It is SO BAD when the author writes: "one of them undergoing surgery to become a man". In fact it's the opposite. But Edward Davis…

Watch: Eddie Redmayne Is 'The Danish Girl' In First Trailer For Tom Hooper's Transgender Drama

Sep 1st, 2015 1:36pm

By ROLAND RAT: Skyfall was beautifully shot and had a great theme song, but it was smug, self conscious and poorly structured. The constant winking at the…

James Bond Author Says Idris Elba Is "Too Street" To Play 007, And Bond Is "Weak" In 'Skyfall'

Sep 1st, 2015 1:31pm

By Big Sneezy: Does he get paid cash upfront for the executive producer credit, or is that part of the residuals formula? I'm curious about the specifics of…

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 1:26pm

By Dave: Fukunaga's filmography is interesting. As a biracial person, half white half Asian, he has chosen films that portray Latinos and Blacks as…

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 1st, 2015 1:21pm

By lulu: oh no, it's been Tom Hoppered. He's turned a queer story into a straight bore. Guess maybe that means better business but a risk may have…

Watch: Eddie Redmayne Is 'The Danish Girl' In First Trailer For Tom Hooper's Transgender Drama

Sep 1st, 2015 1:16pm

By Dave: Seems worth seeing just for the imagery. The trailer doesn't really give us much on what Kurtzel's angle on the play is though, besides just…

Something Awesome This Way Comes: Watch The New Trailer For 'Macbeth' Starring Michael Fassbender & Marion Cotillard

Sep 1st, 2015 1:15pm