4 items from 2016
This kitty needs no introduction: Simone Simon is the purring-sweet immigrant with a dark atavistic secret. It's Val Lewton's debut smash hit. The real hero is director Jacques Tourneur, who conveys a feeling of real life being lived that won over audiences of 1942 and drew them into his web of fantasy. Cat People Blu-ray The Criterion Collection 833 1942 / B&W / 1:37 flat Academy / 73 min. / available through The Criterion Collection / Street Date September 20, 2016 / 39.95 Starring Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Jack Holt, Elizabeth Russell, Theresa Harris. Cinematography Nicholas Musuraca Art Direction Albert S. D'Agostino, Walter E. Keller Film Editor Mark Robson Original Music Roy Webb Written by De Witt Bodeen Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Reviewed by Glenn Erickson
Val Lewton never had to be 'discovered,' actually. Life magazine awarded him his own photo layout and the critics praised him as the maker of a new brand of psychologically based horror films. »
- Glenn Erickson
The 100th Disney Channel Original Movie, Adventures In Babysitting starring popular actresses and recording artists Sabrina Carpenter (“Girl Meets World”) and Sofia Carson (“Descendants”), premieres Friday, June 24 (8:00 p.m. Edt) on Disney Channel. The re-imagined tale of the popular 1980s film of the same name will be available one week in advance, Friday, June 17, to verified users on the Disney Channel app and via VOD. The premiere of “Adventures in Babysitting” will be ushered in by the “100th Dcom Celebration,” a nostalgic programming event across Disney Channel, the Disney Channel App and VOD featuring every Dcom ever made.
In a heartfelt story that celebrates individuality, friendship and self-empowerment, the live-action adventure comedy made for kids, tweens and families, pays »
- Tom Stockman
Madrid –Co-financed by Participant Media, Gael Garcia Bernal starrer “Neruda,” directed by Chile’s Pablo Larrain (“No” “The Club”) and one of the highest-profile entries at Cannes 2016 Directors’ Fortnight, has closed robust pre-sales in the four biggest of Europe’s Big Five territories. Alongside the U.S., these rank as the world’s weightiest markets for foreign-language cross-over fare.
Now Wild Bunch Distribution has closed France, Piffl Medien Germany/Austria, Good Films rights to Italy, and Network Distributing the U.K. In a relationship with Pablo Larrain which dates back to “Tony Manero,” Paris-based sales agent Funny Balloons has also licensed “Neruda” to Hong Kong (Golden Scene), Portugal (Alambique) and Switzerland (Filmcoopi).
- John Hopewell
Grammy winner Meghan Trainor just dropped a new risqué music video for her song “No.” Meghan Trainor Shows Wild Side In ‘No’ Video After winning the prestigious Best New Artist award at the Grammys earlier this year, the singer has dropped her new video and it features bossy dance moves, fishnet stockings and serious girl power. Trainer dances to […]
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- Crystal Smith
4 items from 2016
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