The 2015 Moet British Independent Film Awards took place in London tonight, with Alex Garland’s Ex Machina taking home four awards in Best British Independent Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay (Garland), and Outstanding Achievement in Craft (Visual Effects: Andrew Whitehurst). Read the full article.
“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 […]
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 […]
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 — […]
Ridley Scott’s Prometheus was originally meant as a one-shot prequel to his 1979 Alien – at least until Damon Lindelof got his hands on the screenplay and butchered the synergy. Now, Scott is pushing the envelope as far at the edge of the universe, planning as many as three sequels to the Noomi Rapace-starrer that […]
It’s another four months until the release of Jurassic World, but you can gawk at more of the film’s universe today — or at least some of its extras. Universal Pictures has put up “live” park cams that hop to various parts of Jurassic World’s fictitious dinosaur park.
The record success of Clint Eastwood’s new film American Sniper, after its first full weekend release, pulling in over $100 million at the box office, raises once again the issue of the popularity of violent movies. Read the whole article