5 items from 2016
Above: Us one sheet for Knight Of Cups (Terrence Malick, USA, 2015); designer: P+A.Leaps and bounds ahead of the competition, the beautiful new poster for Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups was by far the most popular poster (tallied in likes and reblogs) that I have posted on my daily poster Tumblr since last October. Unveiled nearly a whole year after the first poster for the film premiered at last year’s Berlin Film Festival (that which made my top ten posters of 2015), the new poster retains the arcane and antique feel of that design—not to mention the palm trees—while making it only moderately more commercial with its image of star Christian Bale (albeit upside down and barely recognizable) haloed by a giant harvest moon.Sadly, much of the past month or two has been spent commemorating those we lost: Jacques Rivette, Haskell Weller, Ettore Scola, artist »
- Adrian Curry
Johnny Depp claims he "tortured' 19-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio while they shot the amazing must-see Lasse Hallström film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," but from here it sounds like Leo was the annoying one.
JDepp was presented the Maltin Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival late last week, and he discussed Leo and the 1993 movie. "It was a hard time for me, that film, for some reason. I don't know why," Depp said (via People). That's when he said, of Leo, "I tortured him. I really did. He was always talking about these videos games, you know? I told you it was kind of a dark period. 'No, I will not give you a drag of my cigarette while you hide from your mother again, Leo.'"
If Leo was talking about video games and trying to bum cigarettes while he hid from his mother (sorry, but Lol »
- Gina Carbone
Tate Taylor directs 'Girl', an adaptation of the runaway bestseller about a depressed woman who witnesses something horrific on her regular commute. Rebecca Ferguson, Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux, Haley Bennett, Lisa Kudrow and Luke Evans star.
The films were set for a March 31st 2017 and an October 7th 2016 release date respectively. Despite the switch, those dates remain set.
An adaptation of W. Bruce Cameron's 2010 novel, »
- Garth Franklin
Based on the bestselling 2010 novel by W. Bruce Cameron, “A Dog’s Purpose” is directed by Lasse Hallström (“The 100-Foot Journey”) and centered on one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he loves by teaching them to laugh and love.
The book is written in the voice of a dog who is reincarnated several times. The dog’s names given by his human owners include Toby, Bailey, Ellie, Bear and Buddy.
Bradley Cooper has been in talks to »
- Dave McNary
Universal Pictures has set director Lasse Hallström’s A Dog’s Purpose, based on the bestselling book of the same name, for release on January 27, 2017, dropping it in a time where the date is pretty clear for new releases. The only other title on that date is a horror film, Resident Evil 6 from Sony. A Dog’s Purpose, from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media, is the story (originally authored by W. Bruce Cameron) about a dog who realizes the meaning of his own existence… »
5 items from 2016
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