Focus Features president Robert Walak stepping down | News

Focus Features president Robert Walak is stepping down and will remain in Los Angeles and move into an advisory role. It is understood there are no plans to replace the British executive, who will continue to work with the studio on projects he helped shepherd into development during his tenure. Focus Features leadership remains in … Read more

Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers Picked Up by Focus Features

Edgar Wright‘s first documentary has found a home. The filmmaker, whose previous feature directing credits include the Cornetto trilogy, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and Baby Driver, debuted his first documentary, The Sparks Brothers, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. And now Focus Features, the indie label which has worked with Wright on multiple projects … Read more

Death is Good: The Horror Films of Val Lewton | Features

The next time I can remember encountering Lewton’s name was in Danny Peary’s book Alternate Oscars, in which the critic writes that he believes Boris Karloff should have won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1945 for “The Body Snatcher.” Learning about Lewton was getting frustrating, because at that time Lewton’s films were difficult … Read more

James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Set To Hit Blu-ray On October 26th — Special Features Revealed!

Witness the collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup when “The Suicide Squad” arrives for Premium Digital Ownership at home on September 17th. The film is directed by James Gunn (the “Guardian of Galaxy” films) from his own screenplay and stars Margot Robbie (“Birds of Prey,” “Bombshell”), Idris Elba (“Avengers: Infinity War”), … Read more

Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ Satisfies With Classically Choreographed Battles, Features Dialogue in Mandarin

★★★★☆ The writers and directors at Marvel Studios have experimented for years to find the formula for the perfect superhero movie, and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” combines Marvel’s signature ingredients near flawlessly. With poetic fight sequences and brilliantly developed characters, “Shang-Chi” breathes new life into Marvel’s cinematic universe. The movie opens … Read more

Bellbottom, Chehre, Shang-Chi, No Time To Die etc to release in Maharashtra on October 22; Warner, Universal to release all their older titles subsequently : Bollywood News

The cinemas of Maharashtra are finally opening on October 22. While the theatres reopened in other states from June onwards, only a handful of Hindi films were released in the interim. This is because Maharashtra contributes nearly 30% of all-India revenue and since it was shut, the producers felt it was sensible to release only … Read more

Turin hands trophies to Botox and Identifying Features

30/11/2020 – The 38th edition of the festival unspooled online and resulted in prizes for Iranian director Kaveh Mazaheri’s film and Fernanda Valadez’s Mexican-Spanish co-production Botox by Kaveh Mazaheri and Identifying Features by Fernanda Valadez The 38th edition of the Torino Film Festival, a nine-day programme consisting of 133 films and a jam-packed schedule of … Read more

Which arthouse films stood out at the 2021 autumn festivals? | Features

Fall festival season started on September 1 with Venice and flies full force to a close this week when London and Busan wrap, taking in everything from Toronto, Telluride, San Sebastian and the New York film festival in between. This fully physical 2021 fall festival drop has left plenty to feast on, from titles that … Read more

EXCLUSIVE | Voice Actor BOB BERGEN Talks THE BAD BATCH, LOONEY TUNES, and More!

If you’re like me, then you have been taking in every minute of Star Wars: The Bad Batch each week on Disney Plus! As The Bad Batch gets close to wrapping up its first season, I reached out to Bob Bergen, a legendary voice actor and the voice of Lama Su in The Bad Batch! … Read more