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Nerd Alert: Walking Dead History, Frozen Fever Honest Trailer and More

2 September 2015 11:22 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Welcome to today's edition of Nerd Alert, where we have all the quirky, nerdy news that you crave in one convenient spot. What do we have in store for you on this wondrous Wednesday? One fan creates a massive version of Lord of the Rings' Erebor with Legos, the short film Frozen Fever gets an Honest Trailer and Christina Applegate takes on the role of a lifetime in a new "biopic" centering on Meryl Streep. But first, the Real Fake History crew breaks down The Walking Dead's Battle of Woodbury. Sit back, relax and check out all that today's Nerd Alert has to offer.

Real Fake History Takes on The Walking Dead

Real Fake History wraps up its first season with a humorous look at the Battle of Woodbury in AMC's The Walking Dead. Instead of focusing on Rick and The Governor's forces going to war, the show centers »

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Taylor Swift Lands in Africa in New Wildest Dreams Video (watch!)

30 August 2015 6:30 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Taylor Swift released her new “Wildest Dreams” music video during the MTV Video Music Awards pre-show tonight (Aug. 30) and like Im reported earlier, it smacks of Meryl Streep’s epic 1985 romantic drama “Out of Africa.” The video is set in Africa and Swift plays an actress who is filming a movie that has many of the same elements as Streep’s film. ...Read More

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Taylor Swift Straight Outta’ Africa in Wildest Dreams Video Peek (See!)

24 August 2015 1:31 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Taylor Swift previewed brief scenes from her new “Wildest Dreams” music video and they smack of Meryl Streep’s epic 1985 romantic drama “Out of Africa.” Lions and tigers and zebras! Ok, only zebras, but the clip has striking parallels with the movie. Swift is set to debut the video at the MTV Music Video Awards pre-show this Sunday (Aug. 30). ...Read More

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Christian Bale In The Driver's Seat For Michael Mann's Ferrari

20 August 2015 1:22 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

While he’s still waiting for a studio to pick up the title, Michael Mann has scored a huge advantage in that regard, as Christian Bale is on board to star as Italian car mogul Enzo Ferrarri in his film about the man. While previous reports showed his interest, Deadline’s story confirms that Mann has been working to help get this made for nearly 15 years, and at one point was setting it up for the late Sydney Pollack. Now, he’s firmly in the director’s chair for the story of the man who redefined the high-powered Italian sports car and was partly responsible for kick-starting Formula 1 racing. Mann has taken two existing scripts, one by The Italian Job’s Troy Kennedy Martin and another from Out Of Africa’s David Rayfield and bolted them together. Everything is based on Brock Yates’ 1991 book Enzo Ferrari: The Man, The Cars, »

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Bale, Mann Team For Ferrari Biopic

20 August 2015 12:31 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Christian Bale has signed on to play Italian car magnate Enzo Ferrari in Michael Mann's long-awaited biopic which currently doesn't have a title or studio.

Based on Brock Yates' 1991 book "Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races," Ferrari himself redefined the high-powered Italian sports car and almost single-handedly created Formula One racing.

Mann has reportedly merged two scripts, one by Troy Kennedy Martin ("The Italian Job") and another by David Rayfield ("Out of Africa"). He has been tinkering with the project for close to fifteen years and at one time sought the help of the late, great Sydney Pollack.

Several actresses are circling the female leads and filming aims to begin next summer.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Janis Joplin, Arcade Fire, Aretha Docs Lead Toronto Film Fest

11 August 2015 10:06 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

High-profile music documentaries on Janis Joplin, Arcade Fire, Aretha Franklin and Sharon Jones will be included as part of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, which commences September 10th. 

Janis: Little Girl Blue, directed by Academy Award-nominated Amy Berg (Deliver Us From Evil), will make its North American premiere at the fest. The film chronicles Joplin's "short, turbulent, epic existence," with Chan Marshall (Cat Power) reading the rock legend's personal letters.  

The Arcade Fire documentary, The Reflektor Tapes, will make its world premiere at the fest. Director Kahlil Joseph followed »

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50th Karlovy Vary: An interview with Mark Cousins

27 July 2015 4:07 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Irish filmmaker, film historian and occasional film critic Mark Cousins has made films about films (at times to some controversy), and films about cities. I am Belfast, which he presented at the 50th Karlovy Vary, is one of the latter: dedicated to his home city of Belfast, it is a loving and somewhat experimental journey through the city and its history.

I am Belfast amazes with its physicality: it’s all about the sounds (the lilt of the language, the sounds of the streets) and the colours (the oranges and yellows of the buildings, cars, people and the blues of the sky), the way you experience a city when wandering through it mindlessly, perhaps alone to better savour all of the sensory experiences, but this time guided by someone who really knows it well. It’s about the troubled Belfast history and the mark it has left on the city as well. »

- Tina Poglajen

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Back to the Future turns 30: How the world looked in 1955, 1985 and 2015

1 July 2015 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

In the run-up to Back to the Future's 30th anniversary on July 3, Digital Spy presents a week of special features celebrating the time-travel classic.

Has it really been 30 years since Back to the Future first arrived in cinemas? The '80s classic is one of those films that stands firm under repeat viewings, retaining its humour, heart and on-point performances from Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd and co. Simply put, there isn't a frame out of place in Back to the Future.

Though Robert Zemeckis's film still feels as fresh as ever, the world has changed dramatically across the three main periods the Back to the Future series spans. Digital Spy digs deep into the history books to find out how the world looked in 1955, 1984, and where we are now.

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The 57 Greatest Westerns Ever, Ranked

26 May 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It's fitting that Clint Eastwood and John Wayne both have the same birthday week. (Wayne, who died in 1979, was born May 26, 1907, while Eastwood turns 85 on May 31). After all, these two all-American actors' careers span the history of that most American of movie genres, the western.

Both iconic actors were top box office draws for decades, both seldom stretched from their familiar personas, and both played macho, conservative cowboy heroes who let their firearms do most of the talking. Each represented one of two very different strains of western, the traditional and the revisionist.

As a birthday present to Hollywood's biggest heroes of the Wild West, here are the top 57 westerns you need to see.

57. 'Meek's Cutoff' (2010)

Indie filmmaker Kelly Reichardt and her frequent leading lady, Michelle Williams, are the talents behind this sparse, docudrama about an 1845 wagon train whose Oregon Trail journey goes horribly awry. It's an intense »

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Aalbæk Jensen plots 'Angelic Avengers' adaptation

12 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Danish producer and Zentropa co-founder Peter Aalbæk Jensen is plotting a new English-language feature based on a novel by revered Out Of Africa author Karen Blixen.

The Angelic Avengers, published in 1946 under the pen name Isak Dinesen, is billed as “a Gothic romance”.

The film will be directed by Birger Larsen, who directed several episodes of Scandinavian TV noir The Killing as well as British TV movie Murder: Joint Enterprise.

The Angelic Avengers is the story of two young women abandoned and trying to cope with poverty and grief in 19th century Britain and France. An elderly Scottish cleric and his wife invite the girls to live on their estate in France, apparently kindly intentions.. But the girls discover that, under cover of piety and idealism, the clergyman and his wife lure young girls into their grasp into to sell them into the white slave trade. 

Jensen is looking for British partners for the project, which is likely »

- geoffrey@macnab.demon.co.uk (Geoffrey Macnab)

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Cannes: 'Ida' scribe joins Bojanov's 'I Want To Be Like You'

8 May 2015 5:13 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Latido Films taking drama starring Barry Keoghan and Klaus Maria Brandauer to the Cannes Marche.

British writer Rebecca Lenckiewicz has joined Bulgarian director Konstantin Bojanov on drama I Want To Be Like You. It marks Lenckiewicz’s first feature co-writing Oscar-winner Ida with director Pawel Pawlikowski.

Bojanov will shoot the coming-of-age drama this July on location in and around Copenhagen, the UK’s West Midlands and Belgium. 

The film has a budget of $2.2m (€2m) and is a production partnership between Toolbox Film in Copenhagen, London’s Film and Music Entertainment, Brussels-based Left Field Ventures and Bulgaria’s Multfilm.

The young cast is led by Irish actor Barry Keoghan, who featured in Yann Demmange’s ’71. He more recently appeared in Mammal by Rebecca Daly, Trespass Against Us by Adam Smith, and Norfolk, directed by Martin Radich.  

Opposite him in the role of Piri is Danish actor Thure Lindhardt, best known roles in Fast and Furious 6, Angels »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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‘Ida’s’ Lenkiewicz, Bojanov Team For I Want To Be Like You’

8 May 2015 3:21 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rebecca Lenkiewicz, co-scribe of Pawel Pawlikowski’s Academy Award-winning “Ida,” is teaming with Bulgarian helmer Konstantin Bojanov for his latest film, “I Want to Be Like You,” toplining Klaus Maria Brandauer, star of Sydney Pollack’s “Out of Africa” and  Istvan Szabo’s “Mephisto,” and Barry Keoghan, who headlined Wiebke von Carolsfeld’s “Stay.”

Moving ever more from its Spanish-language focus into select acquisition of European titles, Madrid-based Latido Films will introduce “I Want to Be Like You” to international distributors at next week’s Cannes Film Market.

“Like You” is the sophomore outing as a director and first English-language feature for Bojanov, who debuted in Cannes with “Ave,” which played Critics’ Week. Last year, Bojanov was named a European Film Promotion Producer on the Move.

Copenhagen’s Toolbox Film, London’s Film and Music Entertainment, Brussels-based Left Field Ventures and Bulgaria’s Multfilm produce.

Producers have already closed pre-sales »

- Emilio Mayorga

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Every Best Picture Oscar Winner, Ranked From Worst to Best

6 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the release of "Crash" (on May 6, 2005), an all-star movie whose controversy came not from its provocative treatment of racial issues but from its Best Picture Oscar victory a few months later, against what many critics felt was a much more deserving movie, "Brokeback Mountain."

The "Crash" vs. "Brokeback" battle is one of those lingering disputes that makes the Academy Awards so fascinating, year after year. Moviegoers and critics who revisit older movies are constantly judging the Academy's judgment. Even decades of hindsight may not always be enough to tell whether the Oscar voters of a particular year got it right or wrong. Whether it's "Birdman" vs. "Boyhood," "The King's Speech" vs. "The Social Network," "Saving Private Ryan" vs. "Shakespeare in Love" or even "An American in Paris" vs. "A Streetcar Named Desire," we're still confirming the Academy's taste or dismissing it as hopelessly off-base years later. »

- Gary Susman

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French Institute Alliance Française meets the Tribeca Film Festival by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2015-04-17 10:33:10

17 April 2015 2:33 AM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Sally Singer with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Spring Fashion Talks at the French Institute Alliance Française kicked off with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, moderated by Creative Digital Director for Vogue, Sally Singer, and crossed paths with the Tribeca Film Festival as the Haute Couture on Film series continued.

Inside the Florence Gould Hall Theater on April 15, while Bao Nguyen's Live from New York! was opening Tribeca at the Beacon Theatre, McCollough and Hernandez were referencing Harmony Korine, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Cate Blanchett, Gerhard Richter, Pearl Jam, Cindy Sherman, Kurt Cobain and, at one point, Sydney Pollack's Out Of Africa, complete with mid-century craftsmanship and mother nature as shaping Proenza Schouler creations. The designers appeared in Fabien Constant's exquisite documentary Mademoiselle C on Carine Roitfeld. Inspiration for them comes mostly from "posture, movement, attitude and spirit. »

- Anne-Katrin Titze

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New Projects: Chris Pratt gearing up for bootlegging drama ‘The Real McCoy’

16 April 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

You might’ve used the expression “The Real McCoy” and not actually known where it came from. Colloquially it refers to something being authentic, or the real deal. In fact, if someone were to name their movie after it, you might presume it was just a romantic comedy.

Well, now super-mega-star Chris Pratt is set to star in a movie about where that expression originated. The Real McCoy is a bootlegging drama about the life of Bill McCoy, a famous rum-runner during Prohibition who, as an American sea captain, shipped and sold illegal liquor across the coast until his capture in 1923. According to urban legend, McCoy touted that his liquor was never “cut”, or watered down, thus the expression “The Real McCoy”. But McCoy is also credited with having essentially created the six pack in order to better carry and ship bottles of rum and whiskey.

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Mann Set To Helm "Ferrari" Film Next Year

15 April 2015 10:14 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Michael Mann and Cecchi Gori Media are reportedly in final development stages on the long-gestating biopic about Italian automotive mogul Enzo Ferrari.

Mann is set to direct the project which is currently targeting a 2016 film shoot and will be based on Brock Yates' 1991 book "Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races".

Ferrari redefined the high-powered Italian sports car and almost single-handedly created Formula One racing. Mann has reportedly merged two scripts, one by Troy Kennedy Martin ("The Italian Job") and another by David Rayfield ("Out of Africa").

Niels Juul ("Silence") will executive produce the film which has no links with the recently announced rival biopic project which will star Robert De Niro. In fact this new one was originally going to happen in 2004 with Sydney Pollack directing and Al Pacino starring, but has taken a very long time to get off the ground.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Michael Mann To Direct Enzo Ferrari Biopic

15 April 2015 6:21 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Michael Mann devotees will likely remember that quite a few years ago, the filmmaker was lining up a movie based on the book"Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans" by A.J. Baime, about the Le Mans battle between Ford and Ferrari in 1966. The project never got off the ground, but it seems Mann hasn't lost his need for speed because he has another car movie he's getting behind the wheel on. Read More: Retrospective: The Films Of Michael Mann Variety reports that Mann will direct a biopic on Enzo Ferrari. The movie will be based on Brock Yates’ book “Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races.” This project has been brewing for a while, with Sydney Pollack once attached to direct with Al Pacino in the lead, over a decade ago. This version will have a script put »

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Michael Mann In Final Development Stages On Enzo Ferrari Biopic (Exclusive)

15 April 2015 5:01 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome – Michael Mann and L.A.-based Cecchi Gori Media are in final development stages on their long-gestating “Ferrari” biopic, about Italian automotive mogul Enzo Ferrari, which Mann is set to direct.

Mann and Cgm chief exec Niels Juul are eying a 2016 shooting date for the extensively researched pic, based on Brock Yates’ 1991 book “Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races,” about the man who redefined the high-powered Italian sports car and almost single-handedly created Formula One racing.

Mann has now merged two scripts, one by Troy Kennedy Martin (“The Italian Job”) and the other by David Rayfield (“Out of Africa”), both based on Yates’ book.

“We are talking to financiers and have some early commitments,” said Juul.

Juul just returned from the Taiwan set of Martin Scorsese’s “Silence,” on which he is an executive producer. Italian producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori is a producer on “Silence,” another »

- Nick Vivarelli

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Oscars: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' wins Best Costume Design

22 February 2015 5:58 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

As 27 of our 29 Experts predicted, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won Best Costume Design on Sunday night. It had previously won Costume Design honors from BAFTA and Critics' Choice, as well as the Costume Designers Guild prize for Best Period Design. -Break- This was the fourth Oscar win for costume designer Milena Canonero, who received previous honors for "Barry Lyndon" (1975), "Chariots of Fire" (1981), and "Marie Antoinette" (2006). She was also nominated for "Out of Africa" (1985), "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (1988), "Dick Tracy" (1990), "Titus" (1999), and "The Affair of the Necklace" (2001) for a career total of nine nominations. The film was the 2/13 favorite with 27 Experts backing it: Thelma Adams (ZEALnyc), Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), Kyle Buchanan (Vulture),  Edward Douglas (Coming Soon), Scott Feinberg (Hollywood Reporter), Thom Geier, Pete ...' »

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Can you ace HitFix's brutal 21-question Oscars quiz?

19 February 2015 4:26 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The Oscars are less than 96 hours away, so you only have a limited amount of time to brag about your insane knowledge of Academy Awards history. Ready for a brutal 21-question foray into Oscar's grisly past? Let's roll. (We give you the questions on the first page. Jot down your responses, then check the answers, along with the accompanying questions, on the next page. The videos embedded here aren't related to the questions. They're just fun!) 1. What ‘90s Best Actor winner gave the shortest onscreen performance ever nominated (and therefore awarded) in that category? This is measured by total minutes and seconds spent onscreen. 2. The first (and so far only) black female nominee in the Best Original Screenplay category was a co-writer of what biopic released in the 1970s? 3. From 1937 to 1945, the Academy guaranteed nominations in one particular category to any studio that submitted a qualifiable entry. What was the category? »

- Louis Virtel

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