So Elizabeth Olsen is talented as fuck and one of the most natural and understatedly beautiful actresses on the screen today. So why, oh why, would Empire Magazine even think they needed to photoshop her? It’s gobsmacking.
Each year I join the pre-selection committee of the Monte Carlo TV Festival Golden Nymph Awards. I truly love this experience because it exposes me to a whole bunch of top flight global television that I maybe wouldn’t otherwise get to see, and my life is definitely richer for it. […]
“Three Billboards” is polished and impressive “small film” about a grieving mother and her escalating attempts to humiliate a small-town police chief into solving the murder of her teenage daughter. Frances McDormand plays the mom, Mildred Hayes, and the billboards in Ebbing are the site of her campaign. I enjoyed […]
Two things. First: Veronica. It’s the latest from Paco Plaza, the Spanish writer-director responsible for the first two [REC] movies. It’s a solid, well-made horror telling the ostensibly true tale of a luckless 15 year old who invites something horrible in after an ill-advised ouija game. The ensuing drama plays […]
From day one of production, Disney pulled out all the stops in promoting A Wrinkle in Time. The marketing enrolled the heavy-hitting social media reach of its’ stars to punt the film and its message of diversity; Winfrey reaches over 67M social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with […]
How much fun do you think they had making this movie? Also: with David Oyewolo and ons eie Charlize, demi-Zim Thandie Newton and Sharlto Copley, this is basically a 4 out of 6 stars for / from Africa. Rocking. Fun Fact though: David Oyelowo’s character in Gringo was originally “written […]
In Prospect, a man and his daughter are….prospectors….for rare minerals on a dangerous planet. Next in the line for Hollywood’s SciFi buzz… This is based on a short, which you can view here.
Here’s the thing. Since I started working in the economic development side of the movies, I can’t watch anything without wondering how many local suppliers were involved in the production. Just imagine the contract to provide hardware, wood & carpentry, steel products etc. for a project like this?