IMDb > Mark Blum > News
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDesk
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDesk
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Mark Blum (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb

2016 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

4 items from 2016

Gabriel Byrne, Nathan Lane’s ‘No Pay, Nudity’ Scheduled for November Release

26 August 2016 5:32 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Monterey Media has bought all U.S. and Canada rights to Lee Wilkof’s “No Pay, Nudity,” starring Gabriel Byrne, Nathan Lane and Frances Conroy.

The film, Wilkof’s directorial debut, is written by Ethan Sandler. Tani Cohen is the producer with Cliff Chenfeld and Seth Greenland executive producing.

“No Pay, Nudity” premiered in July at the Stony Brook Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize Achievement in Filmmaking. The U.S. theatrical launch is planned for November.

“Funny and charming, and also infused with the emotions faced by so many of us as life doesn’t always deliver the hoped for rewards, were my first wonderful thoughts upon seeing the film,” said Scott Mansfield, Monterey Media managing partner.

Byrne portrays a middle-aged actor who has lost his way and how he relies on his friends (Lane and Conroy) in the Equity Lounge. He returns to his hometown in Dayton, »

- Dave McNary

Permalink | Report a problem

Film Review: ‘How He Fell in Love’

12 July 2016 10:42 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Attending a former girlfriend’s wedding is possibly the least likely way to meet a new flame, but that’s only the first of several unexpected developments to befall a young New Yorker in “How He Fell in Love.” Writer-director Marc Meyers’ first feature since 2010’s “Harvest” uses its initial meet-cute scenario as the jumping-off point for an intimate and incisive portrait of a clandestine affair, and the thorny consequences it begets for all involved. Mature and moving in its navigation of convoluted, conflicting desires, it’s an indie as assured in its silences as it is in its speeches, and should resonate with discerning audiences during its limited theatrical run.

Though Meyers’ handheld cinematography can occasionally become too shaky-cam wobbly, his widescreen framing attunes itself to the the spaces between characters as a means of expressing their waxing and waning closeness. That’s true from the moment 31-year-old Travis »

- Nick Schager

Permalink | Report a problem

Film Guide: What Movie Should I Watch This Weekend? (July 8, 2016)

8 July 2016 12:23 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

To help sift through the increasing number of new releases (independent or otherwise), the Weekly Film Guide is here! Below you’ll find basic plot, personnel and cinema information for all of this week’s fresh offerings.

Starting this month, we’ve also put together a list for the entire month. We’ve included this week’s list below, complete with information on screening locations for films in limited release.

See More: Here Are All the Upcoming Movies in Theaters for July 2016

Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, July 8. All synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.


Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Director: Jake Szymanski

Cast: Adam DeVine, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Zac Efron

Synopsis: Two brothers place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral.

The Secret Life of Pets

Director: Chris Renaud, »

- Steve Greene

Permalink | Report a problem

Review: It May Be Called ‘How He Fell in Love,’ But Its Female Star Is The Reason To See It

8 July 2016 8:45 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The title of writer/director Marc Meyers’ third feature film is a curious thing. Rather than fixate on one half of a relationship, “How He Fell in Love” instead becomes a much fuller look at how a relationship travels from casual acquaintances into unanticipated territory. With a sharp focus on an evolving relationship between Travis (Matt McGorry), an ambling part-time musician and Ellen, a married yoga studio instructor, Meyers foregoes easy judgment or condemnation to give a full view of a love with consequences.

Skillfully tracking the emotional parabola of their affair, “How He Fell in Love” gives breathing room to each stage of their interactions, beginning with their chance meeting at a wedding. As the two spend time together, casually flirting inside the yoga studio and beyond, their coded parsing of clues and discussions with friends afterwards help widen the scope of their potential romantic involvement. Early on in their friendship, »

- Steve Greene

Permalink | Report a problem

2016 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

4 items from 2016, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners