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Unity Documentary Opens Worldwide Beginning August 12; Features 100 Celebrity Narrators

22 April 2015 11:47 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Featuring an unprecedented cast of 100 celebrity narrators, the timely documentary Unity will be distributed by SpectiCast in select theatres worldwide beginning August 12.

Written and directed by Shaun Monson (Earthlings), produced by Melissa Danis and Monson, the film explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and our responsibility to do better. A production of Monson’s Nation Earth, Unity will is expected to premiere on 1000-1200+ screens across the globe. SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. Tickets and more information including participating theatre locations and global distribution partners coming soon.

Seven years in the making, Unity explores humanity’s impact on the world and our opportunity for transformation.  Presented in chapters, Unity takes an in-depth look at what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and, ultimately, hope.  Coupled with stunning cinematography, Unity is a singular and unforgettable cinematic experience. »

- Melissa Thompson

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Documentary ‘Unity’ Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators

22 April 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Shaun Monson’s documentary “Unity,” featuring 100 celebrity narrators, will be distributed by SpectiCast at 1,000 to 1,200 screens worldwide beginning Aug. 12, Variety has learned exclusively.

The  film comes a decade after Monson’s documentary “Earthlings,” which explored humanity’s relationships with other animals. Produced by Melissa Danis and Monson through Nation Earth, “Unity” explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and hope.

SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. The deal was announced Wednesday at CinemaCon.

Celebrities lending their voices to this powerful film include Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried, Amy Smart, Anjelica Huston, Anton Yelchin, Arian Foster, Arlene Martel, Balthazar Getty, Ben Kingsley, Ben Whishaw, Beth Hart, Brandon Boyd, Caroline Goodall, Carrie-Anne Moss, Casey Affleck, Catherine Tate, Claire Forlani, Cloris Leachman, Common, Damien Mander, David Copperfield, »

- Dave McNary

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From Actor to "Action!", Exploring the Debuts of 19 Actors-Turned-Directors

21 April 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Over the course of film history, we've seen plenty of long-time actors step behind the camera to take up their directorial ambitions. Clint Eastwood did it. Mel Gibson did it. George Clooney did it. What do these three have in commonc Well, for starters, they are all men, so there's that. Further, they are all white, but more on that later. More to the point of the article, these men all eased into their directorial careers by starring in their respective debuts, using their presence on screen to help market their talents off it. And with his feature directorial effort The Water Diviner, which hits limited theaters this week, Russell Crowe is just the most recent addition to a growing list of actors who have decided to try their hand behind the camera. Like Eastwood, Gibson, and Clooney before him, the Best Actor winner stars in his first feature as director, »

- Jordan Benesh

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‘Interstellar’ DVD Review: More Weird Than Stellar

16 April 2015 12:21 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Interstellar director Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy) isn’t afraid to give viewers what they can’t understand. Interstellar stars Academy Award-winning actors Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine and Oscar-nominated Casey Affleck and Jessica Chastain. The film takes place in an undescribed future society where exploration and invention are frowned upon and farming is […]

The post ‘Interstellar’ DVD Review: More Weird Than Stellar appeared first on uInterview. »

- Anya Ferguson

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Watch: David Lowery's Acclaimed 2011 Short Film 'Pioneer' Now Available to Stream

15 April 2015 10:10 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Director David Lowery Singles Out Short Films at Maryland Film Festival Opening Thanks to Short of the Week, David Lowery's gorgeous short film "Pioneer" is now available to stream online for free. The Texas-born filmmaker earned loads of acclaim in 2013 for his romantic crime drama "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara, but that film would not have been made had it not been for the success of "Pioneer" at various film festivals throughout 2011. The short received numerous accolades, including a Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival. Consisting mainly of dialogue and set entirely in a single bedroom, "Pioneer" is a short about a father who, in a hushed storybook voice, recounts the story of how he met his young son's mother and became his father. Punctuated by an emotional score and atmospheric gold lighting, the »

- Zack Sharf

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Why Casey Affleck's Interstellar Character Is A Jerk, Explained In 79 Words

14 April 2015 1:59 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

After watching Interstellar, one name is firmly planted in your brain: Murph. Mathew McConaughey.s Cooper was so pre-occupied with his daughter that it.s easy to forget that he also had another child in Casey Affleck.s -- um, now what was his name? Tom. Yeah, that.s it, Tom Cooper. To ram home just how often Murph's name comes up in Interstellar, especially in comparison to her brother's, the folks at Screen Junkies re-watched Christopher Nolan.s sci-fi epic and counted the exact number of times it was uttered.  With Murph winning by a final score of 79-19, it.s no wonder that Tom Cooper ultimately turned into a huge jerk. I'm sure he was just doing it to get a little attention. In fact, I.m surprised that he actually went along with Murph.s explanation at the end of Interstellar, that their father used gravitational waves »

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Disney Renews Imax Slate Deal, Pushes Back ‘Finest Hours’ Release Again

8 April 2015 8:23 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Disney and Imax said today they have renewed their slate deal through 2017 that will ensure the studio’s upcoming Star Wars and Marvel tentpoles will appear in the large-screen format when they drop everywhere else. As part of the multi-picture deal, Disney also announced it has re-slotted The Finest Hours, the Chris Pine-Casey Affleck-Eric Bana ocean-rescue tale that was set to bow in the October 9 awards-season corridor — it will now be released wide January 29, 2016 to… »

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Beyond the World of 'Interstellar' Trailer Teases Epic Event

2 April 2015 2:15 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fathom Events, in conjunction with Paramount Pictures, takes audiences Beyond the World of Interstellar for a special one-night presentation in select U.S. movie theaters on April 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. local time.&#160 Director Christopher Nolan's critically-acclaimed masterpiece starring Academy Award winners Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Michael Caine and Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain returns to theaters with exclusive bonus footage including red carpet interviews from the gala screening of Interstellar at the Royal Albert Hall in London; plus footage of Christopher Nolan, world-renowned physicist Kip Thorne and composer Hans Zimmer discussing the art, science and music behind the film at the "Interstellar Live" event in London.&#160 In addition, behind-the-scenes footage from the film's Blu-ray release will also be shown.

Tickets for&#160Beyond the World of Interstellar&#160can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com (clickHere) or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. »

- MovieWeb

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New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Interstellar,' 'The Imitation Game,' and 'Wild' Head Home

1 April 2015 11:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Interstellar - Paramount - Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Matthew McConaugheyAnne HathawayJessica ChastainMichael CaineCasey Affleck. Full cast + crew Were you intrigued by Interstellar in theaters, but felt like you needed a few more viewings to maybe wrap your head around everything that goes down in Christopher Nolan's ambitious piece of science fiction? Or were you hoping that maybe at home you could just understand the audio mix a bit better? Then you're in luck! I can confirm that the Blu-ray of Interstellar, which includes an IMAX film cell depending on what version you buy, looks great and sounds great. I cannot confirm that repeat viewings will make you love the movie more if you were...

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- Peter Hall

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Mark Wahlberg To Topline Second Boston Marathon Bombing Movie Patriot’s Day

1 April 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Throughout the years, Hollywood has showcased symptoms of double vision, be it the by-now infamous case of Deep Impact and Armageddon, Antz and Pixar’s A Bugs Life on the animation front or, more recently, Mirror Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman. There are of course a number of variables that factor into these peculiar back-to-back releases; budget concerns, marketing tactics, and releasing a film during what is considered to be the most opportune window.

Fast forward to 2015 and we have another example of this phenomenon in the Boston marathon bombings, the tragedy that occurred back in 2013 that is set to inspire not one, but two feature films. First up, Boston Strong has already entered production, with star Casey Affleck boarding the project before parting ways with the movie. On the other hand, CBS Films has announced Patriot’s Day, and the studio is close to securing Boston native »

- Michael Briers

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Mark Wahlberg Circles Boston Marathon Attack Drama 'Patriots' Day'

1 April 2015 8:18 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

It's time for another Hollywood race to the finish line as two studios are developing two different projects focusing on the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed to find the perpetrators responsible. One we've already heard at 20th Century Fox about called Boston Strong with Safe House director Daniel Espinosa at the helm (though once attached star Casey Affleck is no longer involved). And now Deadline reports Boston native Mark Wahlberg is looking to star in Patriots' Day situated at CBS Films, which would focus on the tragic event through the eyes of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. The film will be pieced together with research done by "60 Minutes" from this segment: Oddly enough, this would be the first time CBS Films worked with the CBS-owned news program "60 Minutes," and I'm surprised it hasn't happened before. The script for Patriots' Day comes from Matt Charman, fresh off writing »

- Ethan Anderton

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Mark Wahlberg Joins Boston Bombing Drama 'Patriots' Day'

31 March 2015 7:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Mark Wahlberg is coming on board to star in and produce the Boston Marathon bombing movie Patriots' Day, which CBS Films is putting on the fast track. This new project essentially creates a race with 20th Century Fox's Boston Strong, which has another Boston native, Casey Affleck, attached to star in and produce. We'll have to wait and see which of these movies gets to the starting line first, although Deadline mentions that both movies may be able to start production this year.

Patriots' Day is based on a firsthand account of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing by Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis (Mark Wahlberg), with the help of research and footage shot on the scene by 60 Minutes. This will mark the first time that CBS Films has collaborated on a movie with 60 Minutes. The hope is to find a director in the very near future and lock down a production schedule, »

- MovieWeb

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Giveaway: Win an 'Interstellar' Blu-ray Prize Pack!

31 March 2015 12:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After taking in a whopping $672 million in theaters worldwide last year, director Christopher Nolan's awe-inspiring sci-fi thriller Interstellar debuts on Blu-ray and DVD today from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Fans can experience this blockbuster from the comfort of their own home with the Blu-ray and DVD release, plus go behind-the-scenes of Interstellar with an extensive amount of special features. We know you won't want to miss this immersive home media experience, so we have a contest lined up where fans can take home an Interstellar tote bag, t-shirt and a copy of the Blu-ray.

A breathtaking filmmaking achievement, Interstellar has been named one of the Top Ten movies of the year by Rolling Stone, Esquire, the New York Post and more, and has received five Academy Award nominations including Best Visual Effects, Best Production Design, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and Best Original Score. Academy »

- MovieWeb

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Review: Interstellar

27 March 2015 10:33 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Christopher Nolan thinks big. There’s little question he has an impressive imagination and his body of work speaks to those larger issues. Often writing with his brother Jonathan, they have produced a series of films with a polish and gravitas that few other big budget spectacles can match.

And yet…

And yet, in almost every case, the lapses in story logic rob the movie of its power so you always walk out of the theater shaking your head in bewilderment. The great ideas and execution found in Memento and again in Inception are spoiled in his other films, notably The Dark Knight Rises. Such was the case with Interstellar, coming to home video via Paramount Home Entertainment this Tuesday. The larger theme of where we do go when we ruin the Earth beyond repair is a timely one as more and more reports indicate this is the century we hit the ecological tipping point. »

- Robert Greenberger

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Interstellar Blu-ray Review

25 March 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine, John LithgowTimothée ChalametMackenzie Foy, Ellen Burstyn, and Matt Damon

Certificate: 12

Run Time: 168 minutes

Special Features: Over 3 hours of extras and for details of them, plus the limited edition Digi-book, click here.

For me, the stamp of a great movie is how much your excitement, or self-induced hype, matches positively with the final product and in the case of Interstellar, it captures those desires with absolute assurance.

Love or dislike Nolan’s increasingly extensive films, you’ve got to accept that original work on such an expansive level to a worldwide audience is a Hollywood rarity these days. There’s definitely a growing universe of independent projects being backed by the offshoots of large movie corporations but Nolan and his brother have managed once again, like Inception, to pull off one hell of »

- Dan Bullock

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'Interstellar' Original Ending Was Dark and Simple

20 March 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last year's blockbuster Interstellar performed quite well at the box office, taking in over $672 million worldwide. But the sprawling and ambitious sci-fi epic had many fans scratching their heads when it came to the ending, which was so complex we even broke it down at length back in November. Screenwriter Jonathan Nolan and producer/science adviser Kip Thorne attended a media event at Caltech's Jet Propulsion Lab to promote the release on Blu-ray and DVD, arriving from Paramount on March 31, where Jonathan Nolan revealed that the original ending was "much more straight-forward." If you haven't seen Interstellar yet, there will be Spoilers below, so read on at your own risk.

At the end of Interstellar, Matthew McConaughey's Cooper launches himself into the black hole known as Gargantua, in hopes of sending the data compiled on the signularity of gravity back to Earth. He ends up in "the 5th dimension, »

- MovieWeb

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Insurgent's Keiynan Lonsdale On Playing Uriah and Shailene Woodley's Hugs

19 March 2015 10:42 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Star-on-the-rise Keiynan Lonsdale has a lot to celebrate.

The 23-year-old Australian actor is making his debut on the big screen with his biggest project to date, as fan-favorite character Uriah in Insurgent, the highly-anticipated sequel in The Divergent Series. Lonsdale stopped by ETonline to talk about the role, and what lies ahead.

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“I'm nervous and excited because I've never seen my face that large on a screen before,” said Lonsdale. “This is definitely the biggest thing I've ever done, so it was just kind of trying to wrap my head around working with so many great people -- but in another sense, it was just so exciting because I was kind of this small fish in this big pond.”

Watch: 'Insurgent' Star Jai Courtney Has a 'Tumultuous Relationship' With Theo James

By “big pond” he means working with some of the biggest names in Hollywood like Naomi Watts, Kate Winslet, Miles Teller, and Shailene Woodley »

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'Emic' Short Film Trailer Inspired by 'Interstellar'

17 March 2015 12:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Inspired by Paramount's Academy Award&#174-winning epic, Interstellar, Google Play today announced the release of Emic - a short film comprised of almost 8,000 video submissions from people all around the world, highlighting the human spirit and how that manifests itself around the globe. &#160&#160From director and editor David Brodie (The Witness, Survivors) and creative director Angus Wall (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network), the short film will be available to audiences for free on Google Play timed to the digital home entertainment release of Interstellar on March 17, 2015 at g.co/Emic: clickHere We also have your first look at this 12 minute short with the trailer.

Titled Emic - after the anthropological term referencing the analysis of culture - the film asked this generation to archive their moment in time by submitting memorable and inspiring photos, music performances, poetry and artwork to give future generations a way to »

- MovieWeb

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Dave Franco Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About the 'Unfinished Business' Star

4 March 2015 11:30 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

By Briggs Briar, Wonderwall

When you want to be an actor, it's not always easy to carve your own path when you have a sibling who's already found success in the spotlight. For every Casey Affleck and Jake Gyllenhaal, there's a Michael Bacon, Frank Stallone or Don Swayze. Not so for Dave Franco, brother of ubiquitous polymath James Franco: Dave is quietly carving out his own niche on the big screen. With supporting roles in films such as "Warm Bodies," "21 Jump Street" and "Neighbors" already on his resume, the 29-year-old actor is primed to inspire even more laughs when he stars alongside Vince Vaughn in the new comedy "Unfinished Business," out March 6, 2015. Keep clicking to find out 10 things everyone should know about this rising Hollywood star. »

- Wonderwall

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Casting: Routh, Ferrell, West, Chandler, Standen

25 February 2015 12:07 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Lost in the Pacific

Brandon Routh ("Superman Returns") and Zhang YuQi ("White Deer Plain") are set to topline the cast of Vincent Zhou's multinational sci-fi thriller "Lost in the Pacific" at Arclight Films. Filming begins shortly at the Pinewood Malaysia Studios ahead of a 3D release around year's end.

Set in 2020, the story follows a group of elite passengers on board the inaugural luxury, transoceanic flight of a "futuristic Titanic in the sky". [Source: Variety]

The House

Will Ferrell will star in and produce "Neighbors" co-writer Andrew J. Cohen's comedy "The House" for New Line. Adam McKay will also produce.

Ferrell will play a husband who joins with his neighbors to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife blow their daughter’s college fund. [Source: Variety]

Money Monster

Dominic West ("The Wire," "The Affair") has signed on to star opposite George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O »

- Garth Franklin

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