Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Blogroll

Thompson on Hollywood

The Pink Panther Returns -- Again

MGM has revealed it's developing a feature-length "Pink Panther" reboot, which will be a hybrid of animation and live-action.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 7:03 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
More: News, MGM/UA, News

Review: Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac: Volume II'

In the grim second volume of Lars von Trier's erotic epic "Nymphomaniac," the great Dane dares us once again to sympathize with a morally monstrous antiheroine -- here, in the form of Joe, as played by Charlotte Gainsbourg, who's game for anything and everything for the role. Watch it now on VOD before it hits theaters April 4.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 3:50 PM
  • |
  • 8 Comments

Why Ten Years Later, Jonathan Glazer's 'Birth' Is Still a Masterpiece

Ten years after its premiere at the Venice Film Festival in 2004, Jonathan Glazer's "Birth" remains as powerfully mysterious as ever. With his long-awaited followup "Under the Skin" hitting theaters this Friday, it's time to dust off "Birth" for careful, critical reconsideration.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 3:23 PM
  • |
  • 12 Comments

Review: Chris Eska's Meditative, Slow-Burn Civil War Drama 'The Retrieval'

Chris Eska’s beautifully made Civil War drama “The Retrieval,” which opens at Film Forum April 2, is a quietly stirring journey into America’s ravaged heartland of 1864. It follows three black men, two fully grown and one barely on the cusp of adolescence, as they walk North and navigate the complexities of survival, self-interest and slowly emerging friendship.
  • By Beth Hanna
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 3:08 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

What Critics Are Saying About the Season Four Premiere of 'Game Of Thrones' (TRAILER)

First reviews for the season four premiere of HBO's sword-and-sandals epic "Game of Thrones" are in. The episode, fitfully titled "Two Swords," debuts on HBO April 6.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 2:07 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Cate Blanchett and Kerry Washington Among Women in Film's Five Crystal and Lucy Award Winners

LA non-profit Women in Film, an organization committed to galvanizing support and visibility for women in the entertainment industry, has unveiled the 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards winners. Honors will be given at a benefit gala on June 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Los Angeles.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 2:05 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Career Watch: Will ‘Noah’ Prove a Blessing for Russell Crowe?

Russell Crowe has often proved his own worst enemy over the years, but "Noah" proves that he's still a major movie star. Can he get out of his own way?
  • By Susan Wloszczyna
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 1:48 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Top Dozen Documentary Film Festivals: Up Next, Hot Docs and Full Frame

With the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announcing its 2014 lineup of Tribute and Thematic Program films, we put together a compendium of the top dozen must-attend doc fests around the country.
  • By John Anderson and Beth Hanna
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 1:30 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments

Yorgos Lanthimos' 'The Lobster,' Starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, Begins Shooting

Principal photography has begun on "Dogtooth" director Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Lobster." Shooting will take place over seven weeks on location in Ireland. John C. Reilly, Ashley Jensen, Michael Smiley and Jessica Barden have joined the top-drawer cast, which already includes Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux and Olivia Colman.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 1:20 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Four Amazon Studios Pilots Get Full Series Order (VIDEO)

Of the five pilots Amazon Studios made available for streaming in February, four will get a full first season order. From "Transparent" by Jill Soloway to "Mozart in the Jungle" by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Alex Timbers, the lineup reflects the increasing shift of filmmakers to the serialized, streaming content arena.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 1:04 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Email Updates