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new and ongoing dvd & streaming releases, Us/Can/UK, from Sep 29-30

30 September 2014 4:58 AM, PDT | | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A simple listing, duplicated from the homepage, of new releases and other stuff currently available, for the benefit of those playing along by RSS or keeping up via the Daily Digest emails.

new Us/Can Sep 30    streaming only Kelly & Cal Believe Me Good People Persecuted Third Person Two Night Stand    dvd/streaming Chef Hellion Cold in July Transformers: Age of Extinction Decoding Annie Parker Space Station 76 new UK Sep 29    streaming only Dark Touch Fruitvale Station Edge of Tomorrow (aka Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow) Grace of Monaco Authors Anonymous Of Horses and Men Space Station 76    dvd/streaming Goltzius and the Pelican Company Lilting Errors of the Human Body 300: Rise of an Empire The Wind Rises Blended Fading Gigolo

more recent releases Us/Can    streaming only Belle Beyond the Edge Coherence The Congress Dinosaur 13 Edge of Tomorrow (aka Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow) Frank Frequencies »

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new and ongoing theatrical movie releases, Us/Can/UK, from Sep 26

26 September 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A simple listing, duplicated from the homepage, of new theatrical releases and other films currently available, for the benefit of those playing along by RSS or keeping up via the Daily Digest emails.

new Us/Can Sep 26    wide The Boxtrolls The Equalizer    limited Lilting Pride Advanced Style Believe Me The Two Faces of January Good People new UK Sep 26    wide The Equalizer Maps to the Stars What We Did on Our Holiday    limited Honeymoon I Origins Ida

also playing Us/Can Begin Again Boyhood The Congress Dawn of the Planet of the Apes The Fault in Our Stars Frank How to Train Your Dragon 2 If I Stay Life Itself The Lunchbox A Most Wanted Man Only Lovers Left Alive The Purge: Anarchy Rich Hill Snowpiercer Swim Little Fish Swim Tracks 20,000 Days on Earth 22 Jump Street X-Men: Days of Future Past Earth to Echo Guardians of the Galaxy Hercules Honeymoon »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Jeremy Thomas to head London Film Festival jury

23 September 2014 5:39 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Other jurors across London’s competitions include Sally Hawkins, James McAvoy, James Corden and Dexter Fletcher.

British producer Jeremy Thomas to to head the Official Competition jury at the 58th BFI London Film Festival (Oct 8-19).

Thomas’s career as producer and executive producer spans Nicolas Roeg’s Bad Timing (1978), Bernardo Bertolucci’s Oscar-winner The Last Emperor (1987), David Cronenberg’s Crash (1996), Wim Wender’s Pina (2011) and Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive (2013).

He will preside over a jury that comprises last year’s Best Film Award nominee Ahmad Abdalla (Rags & Tatters), actress Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), film producer and programme advisor Lorna Tee (Postcards from the Zoo), actor James McAvoy (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and film critic Scott Foundas.

Jury members who will present work at the festival include Abdalla, whose film Decor receives its world premiere; Hawkins, who features in Morgan Matthews’ debut feature X + Y; and James McAvoy who stars in The Disappearance »

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James McAvoy, Producer Jeremy Thomas to Sit on London Film Festival Main Jury

23 September 2014 4:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Veteran producer Jeremy Thomas has been named head of the official competition jury for the upcoming BFI London Film Festival. In an announcement made Tuesday, the prolific producer behind titles such as The Last Emperor, Crash, Naked Lunch and Only Lovers Left Alive — and a former BFI chair —was revealed alongside Luc Roeg, Sophie Fiennes and Finola Dwyer, who are set to preside over the first feature, documentary and best British newcomer competition juries, respectively. Read more: Edward Snowden Doc to Get U.K. Premiere at London Film Festival On the official competition jury, Thomas will be joined by

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Making Tracks by Anne-Katrin Titze

17 September 2014 2:13 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Tracks director John Curran on Mia Wasikowska as Robyn Davidson: "She was pretty immediate about her enthusiasm." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

John Curran's astute and tender Tracks stars Mia Wasikowska as Robyn Davidson with Adam Driver as photographer Rick Smolan and Rainer Bock as camel rancher Kurt Posel. Bock miraculously combines his roles in Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon, Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds and Christian Petzold's Dreileben: Beats Being Dead and Barbara, into an Outback brute able to compete in attention with the growling beasts.

In New York, Curran and I discussed Wasikowska coming to him after Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive "in a state she needed to work through", an unrealised F Scott Fitzgerald's The Beautiful And The Damned project with Keira Knightley, The Wizard Of Oz, Stardust Memories, basic survival and basic relationships.

Mia Wasikowska as Robyn Davidson in the »

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Tom Hiddleston to Star in King Kong Origins Film ‘Skull Island’

16 September 2014 1:24 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Marvel fans who can’t get enough of the demigod Loki may be drawn to the massive monster franchise Legendary is cooking up, as it’s just been announced that Tom Hiddleston will play the lead role in the upcoming King Kong origins movie, Skull Island. A new director has also been attached to the film that will explore the seemingly prehistoric island teeming with colossal creatures.

Legendary announced today that Jordan Vogt-Roberts will direct Skull Island off a screenplay by Godzilla scribe Max Borenstein. Skull Island was revealed at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con during a surprising teaser video that concluded with an amped-up King Kong. In late July we reported that Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) had been offered the director’s chair for the project, but now it is Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) who will helm the large-scale adventure.

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‘Skull Island’ Director and Star Announced

16 September 2014 12:09 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Skull Island as seen in the 1933 original

After a surprise announcement at this year’s Comic-Con, Legendary Pictures has announced a director and leading actor for the King Kong prequel, Skull Island. The film, set to be released in November 2016, will be directed by The Kings of Summer director Jordan Vogt-Roberts. The director recently directed several episodes of FX’s dark romantic comedy You’re the Worst and is attached to direct the film adaptation of Metal Gear Solid. The film will star Thor and The Avenger’s Tom Hiddleston, who recently starred in Only Lovers Left Alive and will appear in next year’s Guillermo del Toro horror film Crimson Peak, which will also be produced by Legendary.       

With a screenplay by Godzilla scribe Max Borenstein, the film aims to delve deeper into the mysterious and dangerous island. Skull Island continues Legendary’s streak of giant monster movies, as »

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Tom Hiddleston is heading to Skull Island

16 September 2014 11:29 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

At San Diego’s Comic-Con this past July, Legendary Pictures made a surprise announcement that King Kong reboot featuring the origin story of the colossal beast would be heading our way.  Now we finally have a name attached to the movie: Tom Hiddleston.

According to a studio press release, the Only Lovers Left Alive and Thor star will head up Skull Island’s cast in a yet-to-be-announced role.  No plot details have been released at this time, but we do know that the film will be primarily set on Skull Island, King Long’s jungle home. 

Godzilla writer Max Borenstein is behind the script with The Kings of Summer director Jordan Vogt-Robertsbehind the camera. 

We’ll have to wait just over two years until we can see the charismatic Hiddleston’s adventure on Skull Islandsince the film’s targeted release date is set for November 4, 2016 with production expected to begin next year. »

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Tom Hiddleston to star in Skull Island with Jordan Vogt-Roberts directing

16 September 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Legendary Pictures announced today that Thor: The Dark World and Only Lovers Left Alive star Tom Hiddleston is in talks to star in the new King Kong film, Skull Island, with The Kings of Summer and You’re the Worst director Jordan Vogt-Roberts at the helm.

Unfortunately we still don’t know much about the project, though it will explore the titular island that King Kong and various other mysterious and monstrous creatures call home. Previous reports suggested that Attack the Block helmer Joe Cornish was on the studio’s mind for the directing job, but they must have found something special in Vogt-Roberts.

This is not the only high-profile project on Vogt-Roberts and Hiddleston’s plates, however. Vogt-Roberts is already signed on to direct Metal Gear Solid for Sony, though that project will likely get pushed aside for now. Hiddleston, on the other hand, has a few upcoming films on his slate, »

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Tom Hiddleston To Star In Legendary’s King Kong Prequel Skull Island

16 September 2014 10:03 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

At San Diego Comic-Con this past summer, Legendary Pictures made the surprise announcement that a new King Kong movie was in the works. Titled Skull Island, the film will delve into the location of the iconic giant gorilla’s origin and will hit theaters on November 4th, 2016.

At the time, no other information about Skull Island - including plot details and the creative team that would bring it to life – were given. Legendary remedied that this morning though by announcing that fan-favorite actor Tom Hiddleston (Thor: The Dark World, Only Lovers Left Alive) is in talks to star in the action flick, with Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer, You’re the Worst) in the director’s chair.

Both Vogt-Roberts and Hiddleston have a lot on their plates right now, as the former is also attached to Sony’s Metal Gear Solid adaptation, and the latter is in contention for »

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Skull Island Will Star Tom Hiddleston; Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct King Kong Origin Story

16 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

When Legendary Pictures unveiled their plans for Skull Island at Comic-Con in July everyone was caught off guard.  There was a release date for this King Kong reboot, but not much else besides a teaser trailer.  Now we know a lot more.  While early reports rumored Attack the Block director Joe Cornish to be in the mix to helm the picture, those duties will now fall to Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who previously directed The Kings of Summer. The film also now has an über-charismatic star in Tom Hiddleston, who absolutely killed it earlier this year in Only Lovers Left Alive.  The film will apparently take place almost entirely on the island. Godzilla scribe Max Borenstein has been confirmed to write the script.  Skull Island opens on November 4th, 2016.  Hit the jump for more. Here's the official press release: Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic »

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'Skull Island' Gets Tom Hiddleston and 'Kings of Summer' Director

16 September 2014 9:55 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Announced at Comic-Con 2014, Legendary has now secured both a lead actor and a director for it's King Kong origin movie Skull Island.

Tom Hiddleston, who has gone onto gain worldwide fame playing Loki in Thor and Marvel's The Avengers, will take the lead in Skull Island. There are no further details about his character at this time.

Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who directed last summer's sleeper hit The Kings of Summer, is taking the reins on this jungle adventure which will delve into the many monsters occupying Skull Island. The director is behind the upcoming Metal Gear Solid movie for Sony, and helmed the pilot episode of FX's You're the Worst.

He announced himself as director with this tweet:

Honored to join the @Legendary family. Brace for Skull Island!!

Jordan Vogt-Roberts (@VogtRoberts) September 16, 2014

Skull Island will follow King Kong through his early years, and will not leave this sanctuary, »

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Tom Hiddleston To Star In King Kong's prequel 'Skull Island' With Jordan Vogt-Roberts At The Helm

16 September 2014 9:39 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic origins of King Kong during this year's San Diego Comic Con with an original draft of the script by Max Borenstein. Previous works have touched on the island, but staying on and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside this rich world with a style and scope that parallels other Legendary productions. Universal Pictures will distribute the film on November 4, 2016.

Vogt-Roberts directed and executive produced the Sundance darling The Kings Of Summer.  He has also directed the pilot and multiple episodes of FX's new series "You're the Worst" and is set to direct Metal Gear Solid for Sony. His other credits include directing the pilot of "Cocked" for Amazon Studios and directing and executive producing the concert documentary Nick Offerman: American Ham. He is represented by UTA, 3 Arts »

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Legendary Hires Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct Skull Island with Tom Hiddleston Set to Star

16 September 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

After announcing Skull Island (a King Kong movie) at this year's Sdcc, fans have been anxious to know more about the upcoming creature feature from Legendary Pictures.  Today they're finally giving out some details as they've confirmed a director for the project and also reveal that fan-favorite actor Tom Hiddleston (Loki in the Marvel Universe) will be starring in the film!  Come inside to learn more!

From Legendary's Press Release: 

Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic origins of King Kong during this year’s San Diego Comic Con with an original draft of the script by Max Borenstein. Previous works have touched on the island, but staying on and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside this rich world with a style and scope that parallels other Legendary productions. Universal Pictures will distribute the film »

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Tom Hiddleston Heads to Skull Island!

16 September 2014 9:29 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic origins of King Kong during this year.s San Diego Comic Con. Their Skull Island, written by Max Borenstein (Godzilla) has now officially announced a director in The Kings of Summer's Jordan Vogt-Roberts and a star in Tom Hiddleston (Marvel's The Avengers, Only Lovers Left Alive)! »

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Tom Hiddleston to Star in Legendary's ‘Skull Island’ Film, Jordan Vogt-Roberts Directing

16 September 2014 9:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After a monster of a surprise reveal at Comic-Con, Legendary has announced that its “Skull Island” will star Tom Hiddleston and be directed by “Kings of Summer” helmer Jordan Vogt-Roberts. The King Kong prequel already has an original draft of a script by Max Borenstein. Also read: New King Kong Movie ‘Skull Island’ Set for 2016 Release For Hiddleston, this is yet another major franchise, and the first he will anchor. He is the beloved evil Loki in the Marvel Universe, stealing the show in “The Avengers” and the “Thor” movies, and also has won praise for his work in “Only Lovers Left Alive” and. »

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Competition: Win 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

16 September 2014 5:16 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

With an all-star cast including Tom Hiddleston, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska and Anton Yelchin, Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) is the apotheosis of American independent cinema and underground music combined, from acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Dead Man). To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of Jarmusch's latest this coming Monday (15 September), we've kindly been provided with Three DVD copies of Only Lovers Left Alive to give away, courtesy of the our friends at UK distributors Soda Pictures. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven't already, 'Like' us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.


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Video On Demand: Five Great New Releases You Can Now Watch

15 September 2014 7:55 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

September tends to be a relative dead spot at the theaters. Multiplexes are still housing the last vestiges of the onslaught of the summer and quietly preparing for the slow march of prestige pictures that come with the fall and winter months. So instead of spending the time and effort to make your way out to your local theater to catch a screening of Dolphin Tale 2, why not stay in and watch one of these stellar movies from earlier this year on demand?


Director Pawel Pawlikowski made not only the most somber road movie of the year, but shot it in gorgeous black and white. The film follows its titular character (Agata Trezbuchowska), an orphaned nun, who must travel to visit her only living relative before she is allowed to take her vows. Pawlikowski uses this fish out of water tale to explore the complexity and sinful nature »

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DVD Review: 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

15 September 2014 10:06 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★★★★☆Implanting the dark heart of Gothic fiction into his signature cinematic carcass of deadpan humour and beatnik contemplation, indie provocateur Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) is the story of two misanthropic vampires who have been in love for centuries, witnessing the humanist revival of classical art and literature and its sad decline into the vulgar and uncouth yield of contemporary populist culture. Vampires have never seemed as stylish and refined as they do here, inhibiting the poise and self-assurance of a Shoreditch hipster with the style and grace of classically-trained concert pianist. Adam (Tom Hiddleston) is a musician who once gave Schubert a String Quartet, but is now a suicidal romantic.


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‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ Review

15 September 2014 8:03 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright, Slimane Dazi, Carter Logan | Written and Directed by Jim Jarmusch

It’s fair to say that after Twilight many horror fans thought it was time to retire the vampire for a while. The fact is the point about the fanged ones is that they tend not to die when they are meant to, so what they need is something to make them a little more relevant in the world of monsters. A very good way to do just that is to take Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston and make one of the best vampire movies in years, though don’t expect too much horror in Only Lovers Left Alive, it’s much too sophisticated for that.

When Adam (Tom Hiddleston) an underground musician reaches the pits of depression it takes his lover Eve (Tilda Swinton) to give »

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