Matt Kennedy also produces, and Jason Cloth of Creative Wealth Media, Christopher J. Conover, Hope Farley and John Ridley are executive producers.
John Ridley’s critically acclaimed documentary about the Los Angeles uprising, Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992, premiered in theaters and aired on ABC in 2017 and is currently available on Netflix. He is
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The film, which had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Utah in January, was voted as the most popular by festivalgoers who attended the Picturehouse Central event from May 31-June 3.
Burnham, who also presented a comedy masterclass called ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’ as part of the festival, was present to accept the award for his directorial debut.
Based on a script by McQueen and Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn, the movie is about a group of Chicago women who conspire to settle a debt from their dead husbands’ criminal activities.
The cast list runs like an Oscar nominations rundown with Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, and Cynthia Erivo star as Veronica, Alice, Linda, and Belle, respectively.Liam Neeson stars in his first non-action role since The Commuter as Mr Rawlins, ”Veronica’s husband”, whilst Robert Duvall plays Mr. Mulligan, the father of politician Jack Mulligan who is played by Colin Farrell. Also starring in the film is Daniel Kaluuya, Carrie Coon, Jon Bernthal, and Lukas Haas.
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The film is to be
Directed by Idris Elba.
Starring Aml Ameen, Stephen Graham, Calvin Demba, Naomi Ackie, and Shantol Jackson.
Broken by the murder of his older brother, Dennis turns to a life of crime in the backstreets of Kingston, Jamaica circa 1973. A decade later, he’s sent overseas to London, where he reunites with lost family and sets off on a revenge mission after finding his brother’s killer.
Hollywood heavyweight Idris Elba finally stepping behind the camera, and the promise of Jamaican gangsters tearing up East London in the 1980s – on paper, Yardie feels worth every ounce of buzz it received through production. A Caribbean Goodfellas with whispers of City of God, Guy Ritchie, and Elba’s own Hackney-born roots, its exciting new blood alone should make it a straight win right off-the-bat. So why instead, does the whole experience of sitting through it feel nothing less than exhausting?
The first full trailer for the film was recently released, and in it, you see the intensity that Ebla has brought to his film.
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Adapted from Victor Headley’s cult novel of the same name, Yardie follows the story of a young Jamaican named ‘D’ (Aml Ameen) who, on arriving in early 1980s London, unexpectedly finds the young man who assassinated his revered brother back in Jamaica ten years before. His quest for justice explodes into a violent street war that could end up killing him and his loved ones.
The film stars Aml Ameen, Sheldon Shepherd, Shantol Jackson and Stephen Graham.
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The film is scheduled for a UK release in 2018
Yardie Official Synopsis
Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the
Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen), who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother Jerry Dread (Everaldo Creary). D grows up under the wing of a Kingston Don and music producer named King Fox (Sheldon Shepherd). Fox dispatches him to London, where he reconnects with his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne (Shantol Jackson), and his daughter who he’s not seen since she was a baby. He also hooks up with a soundclash crew,
Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen), who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother Jerry Dread (Everaldo Creary). D grows up under the wing of a Kingston Don and music producer named King Fox (Sheldon Shepherd). Fox dispatches him to London, where he reconnects with his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne (Shantol Jackson), and his daughter who he’s not seen since she was a baby. He also hooks up with a soundclash crew, called High Noon. But before he can be convinced to abandon his
And it’s been a long time coming: In just the last eight years or so, we’ve seen mainstream American movies about a dude getting wedged beneath a rock (“127 Hours”), an older dude getting stuck in wolf country (“The Grey”), and an even
The musical, which was nominated for five awards at this year’s Olivier Awards, including best new musical, is based on the true story of Jamie Campbell, which came to public attention in a BBC documentary, “Jamie: Drag Queen at 16,” in 2011. The coming-of-age tale tells the story of an openly gay teenager, living on a council estate in Sheffield, England, who is nervous about revealing his ambitions to be a drag queen to classmates at school. But with the support of friends and his mother,
If you want straight-up slasher flick with a whole lot of laughs, revisit Scream 2, which is an excellent horror sequel. For some horror with a side of religion, try the supercreepy The Reaping with Hilary Swank and Idris Elba. Or if stranger-in-the-woods, tension-filled stalker movies are your horror subgenre of choice, give Desolution a look. There's something new on Netflix for every type of horror movie fan!
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In case you happened to miss the acclaimed 1996 Disney adaptation, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is centered on an ostracized bell-ringer who falls for a street dancer named Esmeralda, all the while living under the thumb of a ruthless archdeacon. Oh, and there are songs! The upcoming modern adaptation will reportedly be a "sonic and musical experience," with Elba even producing original music. (Fun fact: Elba was a DJ long before he got into acting.)
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Michael Mitnick, who worked
While Netflix’s “Evil Genius” ends with unanswered questions, directors Barbara Schroeder and Trey Borzillieri have clear thoughts on who they think was behind the big heist, and who wasn’t.
“Evil Genius” tells the story of the “pizza bomber heist” and the murder of Brian Wells in 2003. The 46-year-old from Erie, Pennsylvania, was a pizza delivery man who got involved in a bank robbery that included a scavenger hunt and a homemade bomb strapped around his neck. When he was arrested after robbing the bank, the bomb went off and killed Wells.
In the 15 years since the incident happened, there was been debate over Wells’ involvement and who the real mastermind was — or who the masterminds were — in the crime. Prosecutors claimed Wells was in on the heist but thought the bomb was a decoy.
In a press release, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli officially confirmed that the 50-year-old actor will reprise his role as James Bond for the fifth time after starring in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre. "We are delighted to announce that the exceptionally talented Danny Boyle will be directing Daniel Craig in his fifth outing as James Bond in the 25th installment of the franchise,
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