Author: Bart Hartgring

Robin Wright Joining ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

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House of Cards star Robin Wright is in final negotiations to join Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in the untitled sequel to Blade Runner. No details on her role. Denis Villeneuve is directing the Alcon Entertainment pic, whose story picks up several decades after the conclusion of Ridley Scott’s 1982 original. Warner Bros will open […]

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Studios, Exhibitors Consider Revolutionary Plan for Day-and-Date Movies at Home

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Five years ago, major studios attempts to offer first-run movies in the home months early set off a fierce standoff with theater owners. Now, a startup backed by Sean Parker of Facebook and Napster fame is trying to encourage Hollywood studios and exhibitors to wade back into those controversial waters.  Called the Screening Room, the […]

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The Best and Worst Movies we reviewed in 2015

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It’s December, so time for yet another list… I’ll keep it brief – here are the 5 best and worst movies we reviewed this year. These are not necessarily 2015 releases, just movies we happened to have reviewed in the last 12 months. The 5 Best: Gattaca (10/10) Interstellar (9/10) Notes on a Scandal (9/10) […]

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Ryan Gosling Confirms He’s in ‘Blade Runner 2’

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“When we last reported on Blade Runner 2, we heard that Ryan Gosling was in talks to star alongside Harrison Ford in the upcoming sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi movie. Since that time, things have been quiet, although we’ve spoken with Blade Runner 2’s director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) and cinematographer Roger Deakins. This past […]

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Which Bond movie is best? The definitive 007 film ranking – from awful to awesome

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Ah, Mr Bond! We’ve been… inspecting you. Now that Spectre has arrived, Digital Spy has attempted the impossible: ranking all 24 films of the 007 franchise. From 1962’s Dr No all the way to 2012’s Skyfall, we’ve graded which films were 00-heaven – and which were, well, something of an oddjob. Ok, we’ve ignored unofficial […]

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‘Upstream Color’ Director Shane Carruth Goes Big-Budget for ‘The Modern Ocean’

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Shane Carruth has made two movies, Primer and Upstream Color, with a long quiet period between them. Both those films were totally independent, low-budget affairs; both films achieved far more than the humble bottom line of either movie would lead anyone to assume. Now, for his third movie, Carruth is pulling in some money — […]

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