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John Waters' Best Films of 2023, Locarno Film Festival winner and Romania’s Oscar entry: 'Do Not Expect Too Much From The End of The World' Official Trailer; Directed by Radu Jude


'Challengers' Official Trailer 2; From Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino; Stars Zendaya, Mike Faist and Josh O’Connor


Before 'Challengers' There Was... 'Design for Living' (1933, Pre-Code): Directed by Ernst Lubitsch; Screenplay by Ben Hecht; Starring Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins; Based Upon the Play by Noel Coward; Top Ten Highest-Grossing Films of 1933


Fun, Fab Fascism! 'The Regime' Official Trailer; Starring Kate Winslet, Martha Plimpton, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts and Hugh Grant


In LA, a Slew of Blessed A-List Directors Have Clubbed Together To Save a Landmark Cinema
; See Who They Are!

For Zelda Williams, Daughter of Robin, a Goth Zombie Comedy Is Cathartic for her Filmmaking Debut

Berlinale Review: Actress Hunter Schafer Shines in Tilman Singer’s Stylish Horror 'Cuckoo' for NEON

BFI Sight and Sound Interview: “Why Does A Guy Like Me Dream About Making a Western?”: Lisandro Alonso on Eureka. Argentinian director Lisandro Alonso fills us in on his three-part film Eureka, a spellbinding decolonised western that takes a formally unpredictable approach to the experiences of indigenous people in the Americas


'Eureka' Trailer; Directed by Lisandro Alonso; Starring Viggo Mortensen, Chiara Mastroianni and Viilbjork Malling Agger


Genre Mash-Up of Fun! 'Boy Kills World' Official Trailer; Sam Raimi Produces; German Director Moritz Mohr; Starring Bill Skarsgard, Sharlto Copley and Famke Janssen


Could Blanchett Look More Bored? 'Borderlands Movie' Official Trailer; Based Upon the Video Game Series; Directed by Eli Roth; Starring Cate Blanchett, Edgar Ramírez, Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jack Black


Finally, the Last Trailer for 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'

Sam Mendes to Direct Four Separate Beatles Movies on Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr; One From Each Beatles Member’s Point Of View. They Will Intersect To “Tell The Astonishing Story of the Greatest Band In History”

Review: ‘La Cocina’: Rooney Mara and Raúl Briones Spice Up a Furious Drama Set in the Kitchen of a Times Square Tourist Trap


Insider Hollywood History: Bob Sigall, columnist of Hawai'i's Rearview Mirror Insider writes "One reader wondered about the (much speculated) adoption of actor James MacArthur (Disney Films, Hawaii Five-O). I asked his good friend, Phil Altfeld. "The accurate story is that screenwriter Charles MacArthur (Gunga Din '39, Wuthering Heights '39) impregnated a woman from the LA area when he and scribe Ben Hecht (Scarface '32, Twentieth Century '34) were working in Hollywood. When the child was born, the mother decided not to keep her baby so Charles confessed to (his wife, actress) Helen Hayes (Arrowsmith '31, Airport '70) what had happened and asked permission to adopt the baby and raise him as their own. Thus, Jim was adopted, raised by Charles and Helen in Nyack, New York.”

Movie-making Magic, Directed by AI; Unveiling of Sora, which Turns Verbal Commands into Remarkably Life-Like Movie Clips

Tyler Perry Halts $800M Studio Expansion, Citing Concerns Over OpenAI’s Sora


Should Artists Be Worried About the A.I. Video Generator Sora? "You should fear the person who uses these tools," Warned One Filmmaker at the Berlinale


Edith Piaf AI-Generated Biopic in the Works at Warner Music


'DogMan' Official Trailer; Director Luc Besson; Starring Caleb Landry Jones

French Director and Writer Luc Besson, Christoph Waltz and Actor Caleb Landry Jones Will Star as the Vampire; New Dracula Origin Movie, a Romance, Is In Development With Different Retelling of Bram Stoker's Story


Seatbelts Recommended! 'The Gentlemen' Official Trailer, A Guy Ritchie Series for Netflix

Newly Restored, 'Pandora’s Box' Unleashes a Universe of Male Oppression; G.W. Pabst’s Daring 1929 Film Provides a Bleak, Unsettling Account of a Showgirl’s Ruin at the Greedy Hands of Competing Male Suitors


'Asphalt City' Official Trailer; Directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire; Starring Sean Penn, Tye Sheridan, Mike Tyson

Interview: From 'The Descent' to Artist Caspar David Friedrich: The Influences on Stone Age Horror Film 'Out of Darkness'; An unseen peril is stalking the Scottish Highlands 45,000 years ago in the new survival horror film 'Out of Darkness.' Director Andrew Cumming takes us through his mood board


‘Little By Little, The Truth Is Being Discovered’: The Archive Rescuing China’s Forbidden Films; Golden Era of Chinese Cinema Was Brought to a Halt By Xi Jinping’s Regime, But Now, Thousands of Miles Away, a Rich World of Banned Documentaries and Dramas Is Being Studied and Celebrated



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