Why It’s Time To Nix Gender-Specific Acting Awards

Do gender-specific acting awards still make sense in 2019? The debate on whether or not separate statues should be handed out to a "Best Actor" and a "Best Actress" during awards ceremonies has been heating up in recent years thanks in no small part to a couple of awards bodies who clearly believe the answer … Continue reading Why It’s Time To Nix Gender-Specific Acting Awards

Opening This Week: Aug. 2

Another week has come and gone, which can only mean new movies! On the docket this week is the big budget Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw (check out my review). To round out this weekend's slate are a couple of independent darlings, including a new A24 film and Jennifer Kent's highly-anticipated follow-up to … Continue reading Opening This Week: Aug. 2

Opening This Week: Jul. 26

Another week means a new slate of movies opening at a theater near you! Funny enough, there is only one new movie opening wide this weekend... Quentin Tarantino's ninth and penultimate film (at least that's what he's saying for now), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Here's some information: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood … Continue reading Opening This Week: Jul. 26

‘Joker’ Comic From Horror Director John Carpenter Coming This October

This story doesn't exactly qualify as "movie news," but it does involve a cinematic icon. According to reports, filmmaker John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) is set to terrorize the streets of Gotham City with a one-shot Joker comic for DC this October. Carpenter and co-writer Anthony Burch (who previously collaborated with Carpenter on the Big … Continue reading ‘Joker’ Comic From Horror Director John Carpenter Coming This October

Understanding Sounding Editing Vs. Sound Mixing

Sound Editing and Sound Mixing are two of the most perplexing categories honored each year at the Academy Awards. If each February you find yourself scratching your head at these awards, don't feel bad. Even many film professionals aren't exactly sure what each of these professions entails or what makes the two different. Because it's such … Continue reading Understanding Sounding Editing Vs. Sound Mixing

Up To Now: Looking Back On The Career Of Horror Director Alexandre Aja

Crawl swims into theaters this weekend. In honor of director Alexandre Aja's return to pop horror, let's take a quick look back at the bumpy road that has been the filmmaker's career up to this point. Born Alexandre Jouan-Arcady on August 7, 1978, French filmmaker Alexandre Aja largely works within the confines of the horror … Continue reading Up To Now: Looking Back On The Career Of Horror Director Alexandre Aja

Filming Begins On Christopher Nolan’s New Film ‘Tenet’ Plus New Details Announced

There is always a thick layer of secrecy surrounding Christopher Nolan's upcoming projects. However, we've just learned a few new things about his latest film. Warner Bros. announced Wednesday that production has already begun on Nolan's new film, Tenet. The studio described the project as "an action epic evolving from the world of international espionage." … Continue reading Filming Begins On Christopher Nolan’s New Film ‘Tenet’ Plus New Details Announced

Sony Launches PlayStation Productions With Focus On Adapting Video Games For Film & Television

It seems PlayStation will no longer be just for the players. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is launching a new PlayStation Productions, a new label which will focus on adapting PlayStation video games for film and television. The enterprise is being headed by Asad Qizilbash and overseen by Shawn Layden, president of Worldwide Studios. … Continue reading Sony Launches PlayStation Productions With Focus On Adapting Video Games For Film & Television

Reasons Why Robert Pattinson Would Make A Great Batman

On Thursday, Variety reported that Robert Pattinson, best known for his role as Edward the vampire in the Twilight films, was going to be our next big screen Batman. Later in the evening, Deadline reported that Pattinson was only the front-runner for the role, but that Warner Bros. was still heavily considering Nicolas Hoult for … Continue reading Reasons Why Robert Pattinson Would Make A Great Batman

David Goyer Writing & Producing ‘Dark’ and ‘Visceral’ ‘Hellraiser’ Reboot

Spyglass Media Group announced today its first project since launching back in March. According to Deadline, the production company is fast-tracking a re-imagining of Clive Barker's 1987 body horror standard Hellraiser with David S. Goyer attached to write and produce. Clive Barker wrote and directed the original Hellraiser, which was based on Barker's own novella … Continue reading David Goyer Writing & Producing ‘Dark’ and ‘Visceral’ ‘Hellraiser’ Reboot