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Lars von Trier Reveals The Connection Between Donald Trump & ‘The House That Jack Built’

Ever since he was declared “persona non grata” at the Cannes Film Festival, following his controversial comments during the press conference for “Melancholia,” Lars von Trier has kept a very low media profile. But when he does decide to talk to press, the  man can still give good quote, and serves up a doozy regarding […]

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ TV Series From Ron Moore, Michael Dinner & Bryan Cranston Picked Up By Amazon

Amazon has picked up Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (fka Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick), a 10-epiosde sci-fi anthology series from Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, Bryan Cranston and Sony Pictures TV, sources say. The show, based on short stories by the award-winning novelist, was previously commissioned by Channel 4 in the UK in […]

Watch Actors Improv The ‘Doctor Strange’ End Credits Scene

Disney has been releasing clips of some of the bonus features in promotion for the home video release of Doctor Strange. They’ve released deleted scenes, a gag reel and now we can finally see some behind the scenes footage of the filming of the Doctor Strange end credits scene. The featurette, which shows Benedict Cumberbatch […]

Public Television’s ‘POV’ Acquires Oscar Nominated Docu Short ‘Joe’s Violin’

EXCLUSIVE: Public television docu series POV has acquired broadcast rights to Oscar nominee for best documentary short Joe’s Violin and will air it in July. The film is about the ways in which a donated musical instrument forges an improbable friendship between 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold and 12-year-old Bronx schoolgirl Brianna Perez. Directed by […]

Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Joaquin Phoenix in ‘The Sisters Brothers,’ Oscar Isaac Will Run ‘The Garbo Network’ & More

With four films likely premiering (or already set for a release) this year, Jake Gyllenhaal has now found his next role. The Enemy star is set to join Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly for The Sisters Brothers, according to Variety. The latest film from Palme d’Or-winner Jacques Audiard (Dheepan, A Prophet, Rust and Bone), the neo-noir western is an adaptation of the novel […]

Can Matt Reeves Save Batman & The DC Universe?

You’d think that getting a movie about Batman into production would be the easiest thing in the world. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger in 1939, the billionaire who dresses up as a rodent to fight crime has consistently been one of the most famous characters in pop culture, across multiple mediums and incarnations. […]

TSPDT’s 1,000 Greatest Films 2017 Edition Adds ‘The New World,’ ‘Amour,’ ‘Hunger,’ and More

It’s just a few weeks until this year’s Oscars, which means the Hollywood machine is running out of steam to provide “new angles” on various awards season campaigns and Oscar bloggers are trying to squeeze traffic out of last-minute prediction shifts. It’s fitting, then, that around this time every year we get a rather substantial […]

Berlin Review: ‘Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves’ is a Contemplative Epic

Berlin 2017 ReviewIndependent; 183 minutes Director: Mathieu Denis & Simon Lavoie Written by Jared Mobarak on February 13, 2017  There’s universality to Mathieu Denis and Simon Lavoie‘s Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves, even if it is very much a Québécois film. In their second collaboration (after 2011’s Laurentie), the two were […]

Berlin Review: ‘God’s Own Country’ is a Bold, Heartfelt Queer Drama

Berlin 2017 ReviewIndependent; 104 minutes Director: Francis Lee Written by Ed Frankl on February 13, 2017  British filmmakers have a recent habit of bringing about canonical additions to UK queer cinema with their debuts: Andrew Haigh’s heartbreaking romance Weekend and Hong Khaou’s moving Liltingare now joined by Francis Lee’s gay romance God’s Own Country, a […]

Theme Park Bits: More ‘Avatar’ Land Details, Universal’s Crazy New Waterpark System, and ‘Rivers of Light’ Finally Arrives

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Pandora: The World of Avatar rides teased at new website. Universal’s Volcano Bay reveals more about their “Taputapu” line-skipping system. Beauty and the Beast is heading to Disney parks and Disney cruises. The Tower of Terror ride is starting to look more and more like Guardians of the […]