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MoMA announces Zemeckis retrospective by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2015-07-31 16:20:09

12 hours ago | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Robert Zemeckis with the cast of Flight Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

After the New York Film Festival Opening Night Gala screening of Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk in 3D, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit with Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon and Ben Schwartz had to be rescheduled due to the visit of Pope Francis, the Museum of Modern Art in New York announced today, What Lies Beneath: The Films of Robert Zemeckis.

His feature films, including Romancing The Stone, Forrest Gump, The Polar Express, Contact, Used Cars, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Cast Away, A Christmas Carol, Beowulf and Flight (Closing Night Gala selection of the 2012 New York Film Festival) will be shown. On October 3, screenings of Back To The Future, Back To The Future Part II and Back To The Future Part III in succession celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original film's release.

Kicking off »

- Anne-Katrin Titze

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El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Returns This August; New Faces Along For the Ride

30 July 2015 7:04 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

The first season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series was full of unexpected twists, making the show stand on its own, venturing far off from the Robert Rodriguez film it was based on. It’s was definitely an interesting debut season,which from we were recently sent via El Rey, will be taken into even crazier places when the show returns for its second season on August 25th.

Returning this season are stars D.J. Cotrona (G.I. Joe: Retaliation); Zane Holtz (7 Minutes, The Perks of Being a Wallflower); Jesse Garcia (Quinceañera, “Sons of Anarchy“); Eiza González (“Amores Verdaderos“); Wilmer Valderrama (“That ’70s Show,” To Whom It May Concern); Madison Davenport (Noah, “Shameless“); Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, Ender’s Game, Incredible Crew) and Jake Busey (Contact). Bringing some new characters to the show, season two will also feature Esai Morales (La Bamba), Jeff Fahey (Grindhouse, Body Parts), Briana Evigan (The Devil’S Carnival, »

- Jerry Smith

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Lethal Weapon 4's ridiculously fast turnaround time

22 July 2015 12:41 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Warner Bros greenlit Lethal Weapon 4 late in the day - giving director Richard Donner just over six months to make the movie...

The closing chapter of the Lethal Weapon movie saga was a film that, tonally, was a long way away from the movie that started the series.

In the original Lethal Weapon back in 1987, the character of Martin Riggs - as played by Mel Gibson - was on the verge of suicide, working uneasily alongside Danny Glover's Roger Murtaugh. By the end of Lethal Weapon 4, as the song Why Can't We Be Friends played out, it was all happy families. With babies. Riggs had a wife and child, any hints of suicide were long gone, and the film feels a lot more like a comedy than an action thriller.

But then Lethal Weapon 4 was a film with very different expectations on it. The original Lethal Weapon was a surprise hit. »

- simonbrew

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Exclusive: Ana Lily Amirpour talks A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

22 July 2015 7:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Luke Owen sits down with Ana Lily Amirpour to talk her vampire movie A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Lo: Would you class A Girl Who Walks Home Alone at Night as a Horror film? You grew up watching Horror Movies, what do you think of the genre in 2015?

Ala: I personally don’t like categorizing films at all, in general. Especially the kinds of films I watch and make. I would say they don’t tend to come off in black and white. I wouldn’t, myself. There can be horror aspects in lots of movies that wouldn’t necessarily be thought of this way. American Beauty, to me, is a horror film. I guess it depends on what upsets you

Vampire films have been around for 100+ years. How hard was it to come up with something so fresh and original?

When you set out to make a »

- Luke Owen

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From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2 Character Posters

21 July 2015 5:02 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series returning next month, the El Rey Network has shared the official Season 2 character posters:

"Austin, TX, July 21, 2015 - El Rey Network and Miramax® released today five key art character posters from the El Rey Network original "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series". The poster series created by El Rey Network and Gravillis, Inc. features (from left to right): Zane Holtz as Richie Gecko, Eiza Gonzálezas Santánico Pandemonium, Jesse Garcia as Freddie Gonzalez, Danny Trejo as The Regulator, Esai Morales as Lord Amancio Malvado, Wilmer Valderrama as Carlos Madrigal, Brandon Soo Hoo as Scott Fuller, Madison Davenport as Kate Fuller, and D.J. Cotrona as Seth Gecko.

When asked about the inspiration for the art and design Kurt Volk, El Rey Network's VP, Creative Director, commented, "Santánico's two headed snake is the perfect symbol for the divide between the Gecko brothers who have »

- Jonathan James

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New Photos: From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2

16 July 2015 12:03 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Following El Rey Network's recent reveal of the From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Season 2 trailer, the network has now unveiled four new photos from the upcoming season, including one featuring a culebra at feeding time.

Press Release: "Austin, TX, July 16, 2015 - El Rey Network and Miramax released four new images from the Austin, TX set of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" in anticipation of the series return on Tuesday, August 25th at 9pm Et. The images feature D.J. Cotrona as Seth Gecko, Eiza González as Santánico Pandemonium, Madison Davenport as Kate Fuller, and Esai Morales as Lord Amancio Malvado. With 10 all-new, action-packed hour-long episodes, season two of the horror/crime drama delves into a new and unexpected chapter for the characters after a night at the Titty Twister ripped apart everything they knew about themselves, each other and their souls.

Returning cast members D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, »

- Derek Anderson

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'From Dusk Till Dawn' Season 2 Trailer Brings in the Regulator

7 July 2015 3:37 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

El Rey Network and Miramax have unveiled the first official trailer from Season 2 of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, which is set to return Tuesday, August 25th at 9 Pm Et. Beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 7th at 8:00 pm Et, fans will get a peek into the new season of from the creative minds behind the series, including Creator and El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez with the special Dusk Returns. The new trailer offers our first look at Danny Trejo, who we reported in March will play The Regulator in Season 2.

The one-hour TV special entitled Dusk Returns contains insights into the character development, storyline, and costume design, as well as a sneak peek at iconic sets, some reimagined from the cult-classic movie of the same name, including the Titty Twister, and new sets and locals as the show travels between Mexico and the edgy, tricked-out Texas of Robert Rodriguez. »

- MovieWeb

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Watch the New Trailer for From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2

7 July 2015 1:20 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The El Rey Network just released the first full trailer for the second season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, giving us a tease of new locations and new characters, including Danny Trejo as The Regulator. If this isn't enough to keep you satisfied until the August 25th premiere, it has been announced that a one-hour special will air tonight and give fans a deeper look into the new season.

"Season two of the El Rey Network/Miramax supernatural crime saga, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is set to return Tuesday, August 25th at 9pm Et. Beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 7th at 8:00 pm Et, fans will get a peek into the new season from the creative minds behind the series, including Creator and El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez. The one-hour special entitled "Dusk Returns" contains insights into the character development, storyline, and costume design, as well »

- Jonathan James

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100 Essential Action Scenes: Attacks!

11 June 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Sound on Sight undertook a massive project, compiling ranked lists of the most influential, unforgettable, and exciting action scenes in all of cinema. There were hundreds of nominees spread across ten different categories and a multi-week voting process from 11 of our writers. The results: 100 essential set pieces, sequences, and scenes from blockbusters to cult classics to arthouse obscurities.

If you’ve seen a film montage in the last 10 years, then you’ve been witness to at least one of the scenes mentioned on this list: the vibrating water glass from Jurassic Park signaling the T-Rex prowling nearby. It’s the perfect type of image to tell the audience: something is coming. These flashes of exhilaration are fan-favorites, and it’s no surprise to see them featured prominently as the centerpieces for some of the greatest films ever. It’s the invasion when the aliens come out of the sky, the »

- Shane Ramirez

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NXpress #10: ‘Earthbound’ 20 Year Anniversary & ‘Adventures of Pip’

10 June 2015 8:07 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Snes is arguably home to some of the best Japanese role-playing games ever made, but even among such revered company, Earthbound (known as Mother 2 in Japan) stands as one of the most memorable games released on the system. Here to help us discuss Shigesato Itoi’s masterpiece is guest host, Chris Miller. Before we get to the main event, we discuss The Adventures of Pip, a beautiful tribute to the 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit era that used to be. Closing the episode is our interview with Jeff Hansen, winner of the 1990 Nintendo World Championship. All this and more. 

Listen on ITunes

Playlist:

00:00: Intro

00:30: Nintendosage: Review of Adventures of Pip

19:00: Sears Super Nes commecial

20:00: Earthbound theme song

21:00: Main Event: Earthbound review

78:00: “Mother” – John Lennon

79:00: Earthbound music

80:00: outro

Contact us @ feedback@soundonsight.org

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- Ricky

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Win The Aloha Soundtrack – Songs of Aloha; Available May 26

26 May 2015 5:33 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Madison Gate Records, the in-house record label of Sony Pictures Entertainment, have announced the release of Songs of Aloha (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), the extraordinary musical companion to the upcoming Sony Pictures/Regency Enterprises film, Aloha.

The soundtrack will arrive in stores and at all DSPs on May 26th;  Aloha opens in theatres across North America on May 29th.

Songs of Aloha (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) was curated and compiled by Academy Award®-winner Cameron Crowe (Say Anything…, Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous), the film’s writer/director.

The 19-track collection gathers Crowe’s always wide-ranging musical selections, spanning such renowned artists as Beck, David Crosby, Fleetwood Mac, and The Blue Nile, contemporary singer/songwriters like Kurt Vile, Josh Ritter, and The Tallest Man on Earth, eclectic new acts including Radical Face and Evening Hymns, and acclaimed ambient/electronic musicians Vancouver Sleep Clinic and Jónsi & Alex, »

- Movie Geeks

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Matthew McConaughey Open to Marvel or DC Role, Talks Cannes Drama ‘Sea of Trees’

16 May 2015 5:30 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Most A-list movie stars employ a driver, but Matthew McConaughey prefers to be in the front seat. “I love to drive myself,” he says. McConaughey is on his way to work on a freeway in Louisiana, where he’s shooting the Civil War film “The Free State of Jones” and chatting with a reporter on his cell phone. (“I’m breaking the law,” he jokes, before adding, “I have a hands-free headset.”) Production wraps in three weeks, but McConaughey is taking the weekend off to jet to the Cannes Film Festival for the Saturday premiere of “Sea of Trees.”

The drama, directed by Gus Van Sant, teams McConaughey with Ken Watanabe and Naomi Watts. The screenplay focuses on a man (McConaughey) who journeys into Japan’s Suicide Forest to end his life, only to encounter surprises along the way. “Sea of Trees” was shot in Massachusetts and Japan on a $25 million budget, »

- Ramin Setoodeh

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George Miller Says 'Interstellar' Came Close To What His Version Of 'Contact' Would've Been Like

8 May 2015 6:44 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

One long week separates the world from the cataclysmic glory of “Mad Max: Fury Road.” In light of the film coming thirty years after “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” —not to mention an entire generation of filmgoers born in between— Warner Bros. is wheeling out George Miller like he's going out of style. Though it’s nearly become a cliché to note that the same man responsible for Lord Humungus and Master Blaster is also behind four movies concerned with talking animals, a new interview with Collider has reminded that the Australian director’s filmography could have been even more eclectic. Since before the novel was published in 1985, Carl Sagan’s “Contact” was destined to end up on the big screen when one of his closest friends, producer Lynda Obst, became a studio exec and pitched the movie to the production company she worked for, Peter Guber’s Casablanca FilmWorks. It »

- Cain Rodriguez

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George Miller Talks His Version of Contact; Likens It to Interstellar

7 May 2015 3:36 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The sci-fi genre is an opportunity. When making a “sci-fi” movie, filmmakers have the tools at their disposal to essentially tackle any subject they want. It provides an excellent foundation for anything from a father-daughter story (Interstellar) to an epic rumination on existentialism, human evolution, and artificial intelligence (2001: A Space Odyssey). In the case of the 1997 film Contact, the sci-fi genre is used as a tool to consider one of the greatest conflicts in human history: reconciling faith and science. Director Robert Zemeckis’ movie is a solid chronicle of this push and pull between faith and science, with Matthew McConaughey standing in for the former, and Jodie Foster siding with the latter. But before Zemeckis came onboard, there was another filmmaker that was developing the adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel: George Miller. Indeed, the Mad Max filmmaker worked on the screenplay for a year with Sagan and Sagan »

- Adam Chitwood

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Win A Copy of Fifty Shades Of Grey – Includes Exclusive Tease of Fifty Shades Darker

24 April 2015 5:33 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

On Thursday, Universal Pictures announced the sequel release dates to Fifty Shades Of GreyFifty Shades Darker‬ will be released on February 10, 2017 and ‪‎Fifty Shades Freed‬ will bow on February 9, 2018.

To celebrate the official announcement, Wamg is giving away copies of the film.

Fifty Shades Of Grey, the global phenomenon that grossed more than $500 million globally, comes to Digital HD Friday, May 1, 2015 and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand Friday, May 8, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Based on E. L. James’ best-selling novel, the Blu-ray and Digital HD include an exclusive unrated version that features a never-before-seen alternate ending along with almost two hours of all-new bonus features that go behind the scenes of this year’s hottest romance.

Shy and unassuming literature student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) finds her life forever altered when she interviews the enigmatic Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and is dazzled by the charismatic entrepreneur and his high-flying lifestyle. »

- Movie Geeks

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Jeremy Renner to join Amy Adams in Denis Villeneuve's Story of Your Life

6 March 2015 1:24 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

It’s been a while since we last heard about this sci-fi film from Prisoners director Denis Villeneuve but we finally have some new news to share. THR has just announced that Jeremy Renner will be joining Amy Adams in Story Of Your Life. The film, which is being written by Eric Heisserer, is based on a short story by Hugo and Nebula award winning author Ted Chiang. The synopsis is intriguing and reminds me a bit of Jodie Foster's Contact for whatever reason. The story »

- Kevin Fraser

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Berlin Review: Patricio Guzmán's Mesmerizing, Award-Winning Doc 'The Pearl Button'

15 February 2015 7:45 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Broadening, deepening and further illuminating the inquiries of his acclaimed "Nostalgia For The Light," Chilean director Patricio Guzmán's "The Pearl Button" pulled off an unusual, if not unprecedented feat when, as a documentary, it took home the Berlinale Best Screenplay award. But it's very well-deserved, because while unscripted interviews do form a large part of this questing, curious, expansive film, what unites and elevates it is the flow of its ideas and Guzman's scintillating narration. To essay a slightly daft comparison, in Robert Zemeckis' "Contact," upon first glimpsing the cosmos, Jodie Foster's scientist character gasps, "They should have sent a poet." If they had, it should have been Guzmán, and something like "The Pearl Button" might have been the result. Guzmán's poetry is not that of flowery prose or linguistic tricks, though. In fact, his clear, low voice delivers dizzying »

- Jessica Kiang

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Giveaway – Win A Copy of The Scorpion King 4: Quest For Power

12 January 2015 6:26 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The great Scorpion King and a disloyal rival race against time to find a treasure that possesses the power to rule the world in The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power, debuting on DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital HD with Ultraviolet™ on January 13, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

The epic next chapter in the billion-dollar The Mummy franchise, The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power  propels the enormously successful series to new heights with a cast of renowned veterans and icons from the mixed martial arts and professional wrestling worlds as well as the intrigue and pulse-pounding action than fans have come to embrace.

Victor Webster (The Scorpion King: The Battle for Redemption) stars as the heroic warrior Mathayus  and is joined by Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk”), Ellen Holman (“Spartacus”), Barry Bostwick (“Cougar Town”),  Michael Biehn (The Terminator) and Rutger Hauer (“True Blood,” Blade Runner »

- Movie Geeks

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