Last year was bad enough. We got Fred Claus, which tried hard and failed to live up to traditional holiday fantasy standards. It came off looking like Vince Vaughn's jealous attempts to create a classic along the lines of his two best buddies' best work; Favreau with Elf and Peter Billingsly with A Christmas Story. Its just no fun when a big bully like Vince tries to kick everyone off of Christmas mountain, and he's back at it again this year with the hyper scream fest Four Christmases. In Fred Claus's stinky wake, we were forced to share last December with What Would Jesus Buy?, a documentary about the dangers of over shopping, This Christmas, which came on like a camcorder view of black folks having their holiday at home, The Perfect Holiday, which offered more black folks enjoying eggnog and arguments around the tree, and Christmas in Wonderland, which followed around a bunch of white folks diving deep into a plate of ham. How fucking blase. This year has decided to continue the … [Read more...] about BOOS! and WHOOP-DOOS!: Star Trek Vs. Thanksgiving!
British-born actress Marina Sirtis was in her early 30s when she landed the role that would change her career forever as the half-human space pirate with a sweet ponytail, Counselor Deanna Troi -- who advises Captain Jean-Luc Picard and works with the ship's crew -- on the long-running science fiction television show, "Star Trek: The Next Generation." … [Read more...] about Counselor Troi in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ ‘Memba Her?!
Joining are actor and filmmaker Simon Bird, known for his starring role in hit TV series The Inbetweeners and for directing his first feature Days Of Bagnold Summer this year, Stephen Kelliher, co-founder of sales outfit Bankside Films, and Matt Smith, head of distribution at Lionsgate UK, among others. … [Read more...] about ‘Inbetweeners’ Star Simon Bird, Lionsgate, Bankside Execs To Highlight Emerging UK Talent With National Youth Film Academy
The director commented, “I’m thrilled that My Salinger Year will open the 2020 Berlinale. We couldn’t have hoped for a better world premiere. In the past, the Berlinale has opened with wonderful films from established directors; needless to say, I’m honoured to be on that list. I have fond memories of the festival where one of my features screened at Generation in 2009. I look forward to reuniting with Margaret Qualley and Sigourney Weaver for the event.” … [Read more...] about Berlin Film Festival To Open With ‘My Salinger Year’ Starring Sigourney Weaver & Margaret Qualley
"The best way to rule the universe is to create it. Bryan Cranston is Stan Lee. April 2017."Of course, don't get your hopes up. There's definitely no Stan Lee biopic planned for next spring. But it does beg the question, who would release such a movie? Would it be an official Marvel Studios release? Would a rival company tackle the man's legacy? Or would it be an independent movie that couldn't really utilize any of the man's superhero creations in telling his story? … [Read more...] about Here’s What a Stan Lee Biopic Starring Bryan Cranston Looks Like