Kumail Nanjiani is in the same boat to a degree as his acclaimed movie The Big Sick opened in June and he was concerned screeners haven’t gone out yet. Amazon’s Bob Berney assured that they were being sent this week. 20th Century Fox’s President of Distribution Chris Aronson took me over to talk to Hugh Jackman who was there not only for his great swan song in Logan, but also The Great Showman in which he plays P.T. Barnum in the Christmas release, both from Fox. “How lucky am I to get to play in both Logan and a musical in the same year,” exclaimed Jackman. Logan director James Mangold joined and told a hilarious but pretty much unprintable story about directing Shelley Winters in his first movie, Heavy. Suffice to say it dealt with the number of leading men she slept with, as well as one she said she never would as she couldn’t stand him. … [Read more...] about Governors Awards Ignore Scandals, Hand Out Year’s First Oscars
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An interactive ‘movie’ follow-up to the Netflix sitcom, this is a nice romp for creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, but it pales in comparison to the other films here, which at least have some semblance of cinematic intent. Still, the Academy has shown they loved the series, so maybe they want to make it up and finally give it an Emmy? Don’t bet on it. … [Read more...] about Emmy Predictions 2020: Outstanding Television Movie – Netflix Has Four Of Five Nominees Including ‘El Camino’ But Is This Breaking ‘Bad Education’ For HBO?
The Television Academy has announced a slate of Hollywood stars set to make appearances during its virtual Emmy Awards ceremony. The 72nd annual Emmy Awards, which is less than two weeks away, will feature appearances from Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, America Ferrera and Anthony Anderson, all who have received Emmy nods during their career. … [Read more...] about Emmy Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, Anthony Anderson Among Stars To Make Appearances For Virtual Ceremony
MGM — one of the most recognizable brands in the world — is starting to roar. First they relaunched Orion Pictures and now this: MGM and Annapurna Pictures have formed a new joint venture for theatrical distribution in the U.S. With MGM moving back into distribution, it seems like the natural set-up to distribute the next Bond film. Although no one would comment on that, by joining together, they are actually bringing back a team into MGM that has a history in marketing and distributing a number of Bond films. … [Read more...] about MGM Ramps Up Theatrical Distribution & Pacts With Annapurna; Easy Set Up To Roll Out Next Bond Film
UltravioletUltraViolet Digital Copy allows you to collect, watch and share movies in a whole new way. Available for free with specially marked Blu-ray discs and DVDs, UltraViolet lets you access digital copies of movies from a cloud to enjoy on many different devices. UltraViolet Digital Copies can be downloaded for offline viewing and streamed to computers and compatible Android, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices. Some devices require Wi-Fi for streaming. Does not include iTunes file. Restrictions and limitations apply. Go to UltraViolet.Flixster.com/Info for details. … [Read more...] about Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Blu-ray and DVD Arrive June 12th