4 items from 2015
The NBA and Hollywood came together on Thursday at the London West Hollywood hotel to celebrate the premiere of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” the upcoming Showtime documentary that tells the story of the basketball icon’s career to date.
Gotham Chopra, the film’s director and son of Deepak Chopra, said that one of the coolest experiences while working on the film was watching Kobe work out in an empty gym, or watching him play in an empty Staples Center (the current home of the Los Angeles Lakers) at 3 a.m.
“It’s like watching Picasso in an empty studio,” Chopra said.
At 6’6″, Kobe Bryant towered over most everyone on the red carpet, but showed great humility when talking about this new, more forthcoming phase of his life.
“I’m just constantly curious,” Bryant said. “If you have an idea, and if you’re obsessive about what you do, I want to know why. »
- Seth Kelley
Out of This World: Little Lost Robot
DVD release from British Film Institute
Review by Adrian Smith
(This review pertains to the UK Region 2 DVD release)
Alongside the recent BFI release of the BBC television series Out of the Unknown comes this oddity; the only completely surviving episode of Out of This World, a science fiction series produced in the early 1960s by independent television channel ABC. The series was created by Irene Shubick and produced by Leonard White, who would achieve lasting fame through his co-creating The Avengers. Like other anthology shows before it such as Armchair Theatre, this was conceived as an opportunity to present a variety of quality writing to mainstream audiences. It was Shubick's belief that science fiction contained some of the 'most original and philosophical ideas' in modern fiction.
Boris Karloff was employed as the presenter for the show. By this time he was »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Cinema Retro)
XLrator Media has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the upcoming supernatural thriller ‘The Diabolical,’ staring Ali Larter and Patrick Fischler. The sci-fi horror movie is set to be released in Fall 2015 on the distributor’s Macabre genre label. The deal was negotiated by XLrator Media’s Barry Gordon with Preferred Content’s Kevin Iwashina and Content Media’s Jamie Carmichael. ‘The Diabolical’ marks the feature film directorial debut of Alistair Legrand, who also co-wrote the horror thriller’s script with Luke Harvis. . ‘The Pact,’ ‘The Divide’ and ‘Mr. Jones’ producer Ross M. Dinerstein also produced ‘The Diabolical.’ The supernatural horror movie is the first film that will be released by the producer’s [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
International Film Trust is selling international rights to the film in Berlin, while CAA is handling domestic rights.
Set to start shooting in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 16, “Wake” tells the story of Red Forrester (Willis), a sociopath with no fear who returns to his childhood home on a remote island for his brother’s wake. When the island comes under siege, Red must save the very family that banished him from his ancestral home years ago.
Also Read: TheWrap’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies »
- Linda Ge
4 items from 2015
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