Ernest Hemingway left Cuba shortly after Fidel Castro's revolution, as relations with the United States began to fall into a deep freeze. Over five decades later, the author of "The Old Man and the Sea" returns to the island thanks to the magic of the silver screen.
Jodie Foster is as surprised as anyone that the fourth film she's directed, "Money Monster," is coming out in the summer among the likes of Avengers and Angry Birds.
A Tibetan male character from the "Doctor Strange" comic books presented such a potential political minefield to Marvel that in the film version they cast a Caucasian woman in the role, reflecting the pressures Hollywood movie makers perceive when trying to appeal to the Chinese market.
You talkin' to me? Sorry, not this time.
Oscar-winning Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi has been added to the line-up for next month's Cannes film festival, the organizers said Friday.
The story jumps from the past to the present very suddenly, employing an interesting visual technique that links the two moments in time through a character.
Officially it's not called "filmmaking" because public cinemas are banned in Saudi Arabia.
Ken Howard, the strapping character actor who starred in the 1970s TV drama "The White Shadow" and was currently serving as president of SAG-AFTRA, has died at age 71.
Aspiring filmmakers take note: Nine days of shooting at his mother's Montgomery, Texas, home, a minuscule budget of US$100,000 and a cast led by his aunt were enough for writer-director Trey Edward Shults to make one of the more devastatingly empathetic portraits of addiction you're likely to see.
It's a smooth-sailing ship without leaky holes, yet not much inspiration to fill its sails, either.1 Comment