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Awareness of Als (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gherig's disease) has been raised exponentially thanks to the online charity trend of the Als Ice Bucket Challenge, with donations going to the Als Association, aiming to find a cure for the disease that attacks the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. All the talk about support to fight disease is mere coincidence as a film called You're Not You is on the way featuring Hilary Swank as a famous pianist who suddenly finds herself diagnosed by the disease, and hires an unconventional assistant, Emmy Rossum, to help her cope. It looks pretty conventional and very melodramatic, but also pretty uplifting on some level, I guess. Watch! Here's the first trailer for George C. Wolfe's You're Not You, originally from EW: You're Not You is directed by George C. Wolfe (Nights in Rodanthe) and »
- Ethan Anderton
Award-winning composer Christophe Beck scores the action-drama Edge Of Tomorrow, directed by Doug Liman and starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. The film follows a soldier (Cruise) who finds himself caught in a time loop while battling an alien invasion.
The Edge Of Tomorrow soundtrack will be released on Watertower Records. In theaters now, read Jim Batts’ review Here. Earlier this week I spoke with the composer about his latest film soundtrack.
Christophe Beck is behind the score to the Golden Globe- and Oscar-winning film Frozen. The Frozen soundtrack, certified platinum 11 weeks after its release, has sold more than one million copies, and spent five non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Beck returned to the Muppets in Muppets Most Wanted after scoring The Muppets in 2011. He’s also scored the blockbuster Hangover trilogy, Tower Heist, Due Date, Date Night and Pitch Perfect. He staged the drama for »
- Melissa Thompson
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“Endless Love,” which was released on Blu-ray and DVD combo pack on May 27, 2014 and is rated “PG-13,” also stars Bruce Greenwood, Robert Patrick, Joely Richardson, Rhys Wakefield, Dayo Okeniyi and Emma Rigby from writer and director Shana Feste and writer Joshua Safran.
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- email@example.com (Adam Fendelman)
This reboot of the 1981 movie of the same name (starring Brooke Shields) was also based on the same book by Scott Spencer that the first film was based on. The movie tells the story of Jade (Gabriella Wilde), a sheltered and well-off girl, and David (Alex Pettyfer), a charismatic and less well-off boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. To bring her vision for Endless Love from script to screen, director Shana Feste assembled a behind-the-scenes team led by cinematographer Andrew Dunn, production designer Clay Griffith and … Continue reading →
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- Meredith Ennis
Rising stars Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike) and Gabriella Wilde (Carrie) play a couple trying to keep their budding romance alive in the romantic drama Endless Love, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD May 27. Shana Feste directs this adaptation of Scott Spencer's novel, which follows Jade (Gabriella Wilde) and David (Alex Pettyfer) as they fight to keep their love alive, as David's mysterious past and Jade's overprotective father threaten to tear them apart forever. We have a giveaway lined up where fans can take home a copy of the Blu-ray, to relive this adaptation over and over again. These prizes will surely go fast, so take a look at how you can win below.
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The distributor has acquired North American rights to George C Wolfe’s drama starring Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel. Myriad Pictures handles international sales. Separately, Arc has picked up Louder Than Words.
eOne Films Us plans a theatrical release later this year for the story of a self-absorbed young woman whose life is changed when she becomes a caregiver to a woman with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Entertainment One Films Us has acquired North American distribution rights to director George C. Wolfe's drama “You're Not You,” which stars two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, Golden Globe nominee Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel. The film is slated for theatrical release later this year and is produced by Dpp in association with Di Novi Pictures (Alison Greenspan) and 2S Films (Molly Smith and Swank). Also read: Josh Duhamel Puts 132-Pound Scrotum to Good Use on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (Video) Jordan Roberts and Shana Feste wrote the script, which is based on the novel of the same name by Michelle Wildgen. »
- Jeff Sneider
The film will be released theatrically later this year.
“You’re Not You” is produced by Dpp in association with Di Novi Pictures (Alison Greenspan) and 2S Films (Molly Smith and Swank).
Swank portrays a woman who has been immobilized by Als and Rossum plays an aimless and self-absorbed college student hired to be her caregiver in spite of her husband’s objections.
The deal was negotiated for eOne Films by Sejin Croninger and for the filmmakers by CAA. »
- Dave McNary
Digital Release Date: May 13, 2014, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: May 27, 2014
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $34.98
The classic romance, called “The greatest love story of all time,” is remade in the 2014 version of Endless Love.
Teens Jade and David begin an all-encompassing love affair, but when Jade’s privileged parents try to keep them apart, the romance turns to tragedy.
Bruce Greenwood (Flight) and Joely Richardson (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) star as Jade’s wealthy parents, Rhys Wakefield (The Purge) plays Jade’s brother and Robert Patrick (Gangster Squad) is David’s father.
Title: Endless Love Director: Shana Feste Starring: Gabriella Wilde, David Axelrod, Bruce Greenwood, Joely Richardson, Robert Patrick, Rhys Wakefield, Dayo Okeniyi, Emma Rigby. How can Franco Zeffirelli’s 1981 romantic drama ‘Endless Love’ be forgot? The movie starred Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Tom Cruise (in his first motion picture role) and the film’s theme song, by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, became a number one hit, that received an Academy Award as well as Grammy and Golden Globes nominations. The remake by director Shana Feste couldn’t pay worse homage to the first film adaptation of Scott Spencer’s 1979 novel. Jade Butterfield in this new version is interpreted by Gabriella Wilde, the [ Read More ]
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- Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi
Conveniently, Alex Pettyfer -- the dreamy star of the hopelessly romantic "Endless Love's" -- is a hopeless romantic himself. Directed by Shana Feste ("Country Strong"), "Endless" centers on a young man (Pettyfer) who's hopelessly in love with with a wealthy girl (Gabriella Wilde). They run into conflict when her conservative father (Bruce Greenwood) adamantly opposes their coupling. HitFix's Katie Hasty sat down with Pettyfer to discuss the new film, Valentine's Day, his favorite romantic movies and the possibilities of "Magic Mike 2." When asked about how he approached the role, Pettyfer explains, "I think that's its just being young and in love. I'm 23-turning-24 and I want to act »
- Dave Lewis
Technophilia will only get you so far, Jonze's near-future parable suggests, as it engineers a blind date between a lonely man and a sentient operating system with no concept of privacy settings – and finds both partners wanting. More successful is the marriage of sci-fi and romantic drama: the focus is more on the heart than the hardware in this soulful, often sorrowful movie.
The Lego Movie (U)
Using pop-culture humour and star voices to overcome blatant product placement, this canny, rapid-fire comedy adventure is like a Matrix parody rendered in CGI plastic bricks.
- Steve Rose
The first thought that crossed my mind when I heard the title; Endless Love, was that it will be a total cliché of a romance film. After seeing the trailer a billion and five times on television, it still struck me as a film I couldn’t wait to see!
The plot of the story revolves around a very wealthy, beautiful, young girl named Jade Butterfield (Gabriella Wilde) and a handsome, charismatic, young man named David Elliot (Alex Pettyfer). After the untimely death of her older brother; Chris, Jade isolates herself in an unpleasant world with her parents Hugh (Bruce Greenwood) and Anne (Joely Richardson). Having been fostering a crush on Jade since sophomore year of high school, David and Jade finally connect after graduation; opening up a whole new world full of difficult decisions and challenges.
Following in the footsteps of other romances like Titanic, The Notebook, and even Romeo and Juliet, »
- Celina Russo
Two romantic films just in time for Valentine.s! First we have .Winter.s Tale. starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay as a couple whose love transcends time. The movie also stars Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Eva Marie Saint, and a cameo by Will Smith as.gasp.Lucifer! This is from writer-director Akiva Goldsman based on the 1983 book by Mark Helprin.
We also have .Endless Love,. the remake of the ultra-schmaltzy 1981 original of the same name starring Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt from director Franco Zeffirelli. The 2014 remake is pretty much the same Romeo and Juliet rehash but this one stars Alex Pettyfer (.Magic Mike.) and Gabrielle Wilde (.The Three Musketeers.) with Shana Feste at the helm.
Which one is my pick of the week? Take a look:
About halfway through Endless Love I made the unnerving revelation that this is, in fact, not a movie about young love, first love, or any kind of love. This is a vile and manipulative film about an abnormally malicious father and his unhealthy relationship with his daughter. That it is being sold as the next The Notebook is unsurprising, as director/co-writer Shana Feste’s trite and sappy sophomore effort contains the necessary components to dupe unassuming customers. The two attractive and compatible teenagers who fall for each other at first sight, Jade Butterfield (Gabriella Wilde) and David Elliot (Alex Pettyfer); the disapproving father (Bruce Greenwood) and the pragmatic mother (Joely Richardson); the rebellious brother (Rhys Wakefield) who constantly disappoints the patriarch of the family; and the limbo-like summer between high school graduation and college where one’s future appears to be infinite. All the necessary pieces for a predictable, but »
- Sam Fragoso
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It states in the credits that Endless Love is based on a novel by Scott Spencer. Some may even remember Brooke Shields in a film in the 80’s also by the same name featuring the iconic hit song by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross. Though I doubt that the majority of the people who will see this new version of the film will know that this story of young love is taken from those sources. Even those who are familiar with them will have a hard time acknowledging that this is the same story. Outside of the names of the characters and the title, Shana Feste’s 2014 film ignores many of the darker themes from the source material in-lieu of a more accessible romance for today’s younger audience.
David (Alex Pettyfer) has always longed-for Jade Butterfield (Gabrielle Wilde) from afar during high-school. Now that »
- Michael Haffner
Title: Endless Love Universal Pictures Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes Grade: B Director: Shana Feste Screenplay: Shana Feste, Joshua Safran Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Gabriella Wilde, Robert Patrick, Bruce Greenwood, Rhys Wakefield, Daya Okeniyi Screened at: AMC Empire, NYC, 2/10/14 Opens: February 14, 2014 “Endless Love” is a serviceable enough romantic drama which largely follows the path of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1981 film of the same name, though the some aspects have been changed for a more Hollywood ending. The movie, shot in Georgia less than a year ago in Fayette County and Atlanta, looks sumptuous, writer-director Shana Feste coming on strong about the frustrations of social [ Read More ]
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- Harvey Karten
Chicago – It’s Valentine’s Day movie remake weekend! Hot on the heels of the “About Last Night” redo, comes our love, our “Endless Love” – and it’s interesting that the film doesn’t use that song at all, not even for a hip-hop version. That’s just one of many problems in a remake that doesn’t generate any heat or dramatic conflict, unless you wonder if a rich woman will ever write another best seller.
It’s not all that bad, if you’re looking for a bland way to spend 103 minutes in an early relationship Valentine’s Day date – during the multiple down times in the film you can gaze at each other – but it will have also the potential to lull you into slumber, so don’t eat a big meal before going. There is no relationship to the first film at all, the production »
- email@example.com (Adam Fendelman)
Director: Shana Feste.
Running Time: 103 minutes.
Synopsis: The story of a privileged girl (Gabriella Wilde) and a charismatic boy (Alex Pettyfer) whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
A solemn voiceover describing how the love found one summer changes lives forever is how we are introduced to this woeful coming-of-age tale of innocence lost and love gained. If you’re thinking the only way is up from there then you have seriously misjudged Endless Love, as every cliché in the book is thrown at the audience during the course of this derivative and tiresome movie.
We start with a family coping with the death of the middle son, an overprotective and grieving father (Bruce Greenwood) who hasn’t »
- Victoria Bull
It’s a 1980s showdown at the box office this icy Presidents Day weekend. Remakes of RoboCop, About Last Night, and Endless Love all open wide (even Winter’s Tale is based on a 1983 book!), but The Lego Movie will undoubtedly reign supreme in its second weekend in theaters.
Here’s how things might play out:
1. The Lego Movie — $50 million
After Lego’s stunning $69.1 million debut, the tiny interconnecting figurines are only going to benefit from growing word-of-mouth in its second weekend in theaters. It could bring in upwards of $50 million across the four-day weekend. As of Feb. 12, Warner Bros. »
- Lindsey Bahr
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