6 items from 2016
If you missed out on Tuesday night’s sneak preview of NBC’s new series “Game of Silence” because you believed it to be another terribly named reality show, you’d be forgiven. Poor title choice aside, the reality showcased in the incoming drama is much more horrifying than anything a non-scripted series could provide. It’s worth watching when it moves to its regular time slot tonight. Based on a Turkish series that was inspired by the Brad Pitt film “Sleepers,” “Game of Silence” revolves around four childhood friends whose innocent antics landed them nine months in a juvenile detention center where terrible, »
- Amber Dowling
Revolving around the police investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013, Patriots' Day promises to be packed full of drama and emotion. They.re going to need a rather impressive cast to do this story justice, and director Peter Berg and lead star Mark Wahlberg have managed to assemble just that. In fact, Patriots' Day.s ensemble is one of the best that.s been pulled together in years. Obviously, Mark Wahlberg will lead the line for Patriots' Day, in which he.ll play Sgt. Tommy Saunders. But the rest of the cast has now been confirmed, and it.s wall-to-wall talent of the highest order. Don.t believe me? Just take a look through the call sheet below. Every film is instantly improved by adding Kevin Bacon. 2015 helped to remind the world just how supremely talented the Footloose and Sleepers actor is, as he appeared in the underrated Cop »
To mark the release of Sleepers on 14th March, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on DVD. Written, produced and directed by Oscar winning director Barry Levinson. To four boys growing up on the streets in the mid 1960s, Hell’s Kitchen was a place of innocence ruled by corruption. The infamous New York
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Michael Ballhaus, Berlin 2016. Image The Hollywood News/ Heathside Media
Here at Berlinale, a host of Martin Scorsese films have been showing at various venue across the city. The likes of Gangs Of New York, The Departed, The Age Of Innocence, and Goodfellas have screened to German and international film fans for a very specific reason. One thing ties all of these films together, and it isn’t just Martin Scorsese. Michael Ballhaus, the Berlin-bord cinematographer shot all of them, and this year at the 66th International Berlin Film Festival, he receives the honorary Golden Bear to make his fifty-plus year career behind the camera.
Ballhaus actually had his first meeting with Scorsese here in the city. Speaking to the news agency dpa, about his receiving of the special Golden Bear at Berlinale, Ballhaus said; “I’m especially happy about this award.”
“I’ve seen many wonderful films here. 1980 was my »
- Paul Heath
Press Release: Jason Patric (“Rush,” “Narc”) has been cast in a leading role in Wayward Pines, the hit psychological thriller event series returning for a second season this summer on Fox. Patric will portray Dr. Theo Yedlin, a confident, driven surgeon whose leadership skills will prove invaluable to the residents of Wayward Pines.
From executive producer M. Night Shyamalan (“The Sixth Sense,” “The Visit”) and based on the world created by author Blake Crouch in his international best-selling series of books, the 10-episode, second season will pick up after the shocking events of Season One, with the residents of Wayward Pines battling against the iron-fisted rule of the First Generation. Dr. Theo Yedlin – a new resident of Wayward Pines – awakens from suspended animation and finds himself »
- Tamika Jones
Related2016 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
The show’s sophomore run will pick up where Season 1 left off, when a new arrival in the titular Idaho town finds himself in the middle of a serious rebellion, as the residents, led by the bratty First Generation, battle over how to preserve the endangered human race. »
6 items from 2016
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