‘Jurassic World’ Unleashes New Images, Key Art

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Summer Movie Hype: ‘Jurassic World’ Unleashes New Images, Key Art. June 12th is the day that this epic action-adventure meets teeth! Moments ago Director @colintrevorrow debuted a new “Jurassic World” poster featuring Bryce Dallas Howard as Claire Dearing face to face with the Indominus Rex. Indominus Rex is officially described as the “most fearsome dinosaur ever to be displayed at Jurassic World.” It’s roar could reach to 140-160db, “the same as 747 taking off and landing,” reaching a speed of 50km/h.The official plot summary:“22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme […]

Armenian Genocide Recognition: “1915 The Movie” Schedule of Events


Starting April 17 “1915 The Movie” will be shown in eight different theaters in Los Angeles and will continue to be screened in various cities across the globe. The movie is a major stepping stone towards global recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Why is this important? Because one hundred years ago this month, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) enacted a systematic plan to exterminate its minority Armenian population. Between 1 million and 1.5 million people were killed or died of starvation. Yet the Turkish government still won’t admit this fact.“1915 The Movie” unveiled at spectacular red carpet premiere in Hollywood. (read […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens official teaser 2 arrives!

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Well anticipation for Star Wars: The Force Awakens could hardly be greater and here to help tide us over until Christmas is the latest teaser trailer.John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver and Lupita Nyong’o star alongside veterans Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker. As Han says at the end: “Chewie, we’re home.”

IMAX, Mind Blown, Color Bombs, Blackest Blacks With New Laser Projection VIDEO


“The debut of laser projection marks a pivotal point in time for IMAX and a giant leap forward for cinema technology. It continues a long tradition of innovation at IMAX that is centered around blending art with science to create a unique experience that moviegoers can’t find anywhere else.”Richard L. Gelfond IMAX CEOIMAX recently announced its next-generation laser projection system at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood – the first theater in the U.S. to feature this cutting-edge technology.   The Chinese Theater installation will be followed by Toronto, second in the world, but IMAX execs said they plan to […]

UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema, Schedule of Events VIDEOS


The Farhang Foundation will sponsor the UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema, curated by UCLA Film & Television Archive.This year marks the 26th anniversary of the popular film series, which kicks off on Sat., April 25, at 7:30 p.m. with the much-anticipated film, Tales (Ghesse-ha), directed by the award-winning filmmaker Rakhshan Bani-Etemad. Rakhshan Bani-Etemad weaves the stories of seven characters linked by shared struggles — social, economic, and political — into a film that is both a microcosm of Iranian working-class society, and with graceful narrative finesse, Bani-Etemad and her co-screenwriter Farid Mostafavi give the impression that they are casually eavesdropping on […]

Stills from The Transporter Refueled


Here are couple of new stills from forthcoming action movie The Transporter Refueled.The latest in the franchise is due out September 4th and stars Ed Skrein as Frank Martin with Loan Chabanol as Anna. Camille Delamarre is directing.

The Riviera Maya Film Festival Full Schedule, April 23-29


 The Riviera Maya Film Festival was created in 2012 with the goal to meet one of the greatest needs of the film industry in Mexico and perhaps in the entire world: the distribution of quality international cinema. This festival is free and that is why they revitalized the film fest experience of screening and watching a film in all kinds of stages and contexts, such as at the beach or in public squares.More than 70 Films from Around the World, Including the Critically Acclaimed ‘Burying the Ex’ and Asia Argento’s ‘Incompresa,’ Have Been Selected To Screen During the 2015 Riviera […]

The Dead Lands (Photos)


We have added some photos from forthcoming action-adventure movie The Dead Lands.The New Zealand film follows the teenage son of a Maori chieftain. His father and the tribe are slaughtered and he seeks revenge. However, he is hopelessly outnumbered by the enemy. His only hope is to pas through the forbidden Dead Lands and seek the help of the warrior who rules those lands.The Dead Lands is rated R and has a limited opening on April 17 in the U.S. and on May 29 in the UK.Check out the images and trailer below.

“Ted 2″ Teaser Clip, Time For Papa Bear

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Movie News: Watch the Ted 2 clip which debuted on MTV as part of the Movie Awards Takeover: Wicked Boston accents….check. Fart humor? Check. It’s time for Seth McFarlane’s part deux of “Ted” where a coming of age collides with arrested development. Ted is ready to become an adult, hold your breath!“Ted 2” picks up three years later with the profane lil’ bear marrying his girlfriend Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) and trying to conceive a child with the help of his best friend and reluctant sperm donor, John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg). Things of course are complicated, as Ted is a BEAR […]

Romantic Mystery ‘French Kiss’ Starring Tyler Ritter Coming In May


Interesting to note that corporate hotelier Marriott has a Content Studio and they are readying their second original short film “French Kiss” was shot in Paris, produced a la “Two Bellman” and teams with noted producers Ian Sander and Kim Moses. The trailer releases April 28th with a worldwide premiere on May 19th.  “Bellmen” featured some of the biggest stars from the hip hop and B-boy dance world and Hollywood stuntmen in a comedic, genre-bending mix of parkour, martial arts, dance and music action in partnership with JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand.Marriott International’s Content Studio has teamed-up with the […]

Stunning Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

Mad Max: Fury Road roars onto the big screen on May 15th.

The latest trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road looks absolutly stunning.As per the original movies it follows loner Max as he tries to survive in a broken world full of gangs and people desperate just to stay alive. The trailer features frantic action, crazy vehicles and some quite beautiful cinematography. Mad Max: Fury Road is directed by George Miller and stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Holt and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.Let’s hope the movie is half as good as the trailer, see it from May 15th.

Hollywood Hills Alive With The Sound Of The TCM Classic Film Festival

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The TCM Classic Film Festival returned to Tinsel Town for a sixth consecutive year, offering aficionados from across America and even some from abroad a groaning board of over 80 film classics and rarities to feast on. And starry-eyed fans got a chance to see some of their favorites do interviews or introduce films they are known for, including Sophia Loren (Marriage Italian Style) Shirley MacLaine (“The Apartment” and “The Children’s Hour”) and Ann-Margaret (“The Cincinnati Kid”).  The four-day event, which ended Sunday, kicked off with a 50th anniversary screening of a splendidly restored version of “The Sound of Music” […]

Magali Simard on the Human Rights Watch Film Festival

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Human Rights Watch Film FestivalMarch 24 to April 2 at TIFF Bell Lightbox The 12th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival unveils eight films at Lightbox which will provoke, anger and make us think. Its focus is international human rights abuses and those who fight them through the powerful medium of documentary films. Canada, Indonesia, Sudan, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Palestine, Guatemala, the United States and Hungary are represented, as curated by CEO of the Academy of Canadian Cinema Helga Stephenson and TIFF’s Magali Simard, Manager of Film Programmes. We spoke with Simard about this year’s must-see offerings. Magali, what […]

Horror Comedy ‘The Painting’ Debuts At Garden State Film Festival

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The recipient of the Garden State Film Festival’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, esteemed award winning actor Ed Asner will be honored with the Garden State Film Festival’s MVP Award when the 13th annual festival convenes in Atlantic City from March 19 to 22. Make sure to catch “The Painting.” The film will be premiering this week at the Garden State Film Festival. “The Painting” is a horror-comedy that celebrates the Grand Guignol style of filmmaking, is having its World Premiere on March 21st at the Garden State Film Festival.This is the third feature film from award-winning indie writer/director Robert Rothbard and […]

Zoolander 2 Paris Fashion Week (Video)

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 10: Derek Zoolander and Hansel walk the runway at the Valentino Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week at Espace Ephemere Tuileries on March 10, 2015 in Paris, France. ZOOLANDER 2 will open in theaters in the U.S. on February 12, 2016. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images For Paramount Pictures)

Here is the video to go along with the pics from a Zoolander 2 promo stunt at Paris Fashion Week as Derek Zoolander and Hansel walk the runway at the Valentino Fashion Show.Zoolander 2 will open in theaters in the U.S. on February 12, 201 With Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson starring.

Derek Zoolander and Hansel Are back Skinny B*tches! Zoolander 2 Paris Fashion Stunt!

Zoolander 2 At The Paris Fashion Week

Zoolander lives, and he’s fabulous.See Zoolander’s Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson Prep for the Valentino Show Are you ready for your close-up? Today at Valentino’s show in Paris for Paris Fashion Week, a Zoolander reunion took place when Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson cat-walked in character as their Zoolander alter-egos Derek Zoolander and Hansel. This is the official Zoolander 2 announcement as Paramount has announced the movie for a 2016 release; you can get that date and see some Instagram evidence of the runway presence below.Vogue got the shot of actors Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson who gave a live […]

Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy at Remastered ‘Breakfast Club’ SXSW Premiere


Movie news: Head to Austin for SXSW, as Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy will be there to help celebrate the remastered ‘Breakfast Club’ SXSW film premiere. John Hughes epic film of friendship and learning how to break the norms of high school, The Breakfast Club made the careers of Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Emilio Estevez and others with their heart-wrenching performances of how a brain, a beauty, a recluse, a rich kid, nerd and jock all came to common ground during a day-long detention.Hughes took a group of stereotypes and created the classic us against them (authority, school […]

Hollywood’s Ten Richest Movie Moguls, The No Surprises Here List


George Lucas, not James Cameron, is the King of the World. Drinks are on them: Wealth-X Reveals: Hollywood’s Richest Movie Moguls!Before the pretty Caucasian Academy Awards on 22 February, Wealth-X today released a list of the top 10 richest individuals in the American film industry. And the award for the wealthiest Hollywood tycoon goes to…. George Lucas.  His peers are also powerful Hollywood white men.The director and producer of the Star Wars blockbuster films, Lucas tops Wealth-X’s Hollywood Rich List with a fortune of US$5.4 billion, mostly derived from revenue from the Star Wars franchise and the sale of LucasFilm […]

Birdman Wins American Society of Cinematographers Theatrical Award, Honorees List

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Awards 2015 Spotlight: ASC Awards saw Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC; Jonathan Freeman, ASC; John Lindley, ASC; and Peter Flinckenberg, FSC earn top honors in the four competitive categories at the 29th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement.Lubezki won for the feature film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance ). Freeman won the episodic television category for Boardwalk Empire and Lindley took the honors in the TV Movie/Miniseries/Pilot category for Manhattan. Winning the ASC Spotlight Award was Flinckenberg for Concrete Night. Giovanni Ribisi presented the ASC Award for best feature to Lubezki, who also won the […]

Marriott Takes The Hollywood Plunge


Hotel Chain Produces Its First Original Short Film About – What Else? – ‘Two Bellmen’Can ‘The Grand Marriott Hotel’ Be Far Behind? (Paging Mr. Wes Anderson!) “Two Bellmen,” the first original short film production from Marriott International, Inc.’s Content Studio, will have its world premiere on March 10th, 2015 with a global YouTube launch, as well as a gala screening and party at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. The iconic JW Marriott property plays a starring role in the film.What’s a hotel chain like Marriott doing in a place like Hollywood? Call it a “suite beginning” of a […]

Last Call Before Oscar Train Leaves Station

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Academy Award Favorites Walk The Red Carpet One More Time At Lovely Seaside Santa Barbara International Film Festival‘Selma’s’ David Oyewolo Creates Cause Celebre In the all-important time of year in Hollywood known as Awards Season (roughly, December through February), the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, this year presented by UGG Australia, is considered the last hurrah before the golden statues are handed out (on Sunday, Feb. 22nd).This year was no different as an array of Oscar nominees made appearances to influence the Academy members, many of whom call Santa Barbara home, one more time. Among them were Michael Keaton (Best […]

“The Man in 3B” Premiere, 23rd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival VIDEO


Movie spotlight: The first in a series of book to screen adaptations, “The Man in 3B” offers a delectable gift of drama, intrigue, suspense, and romance. Now the highly anticipated screen adaptation of Carl Weber’s thriller, “The Man in 3B,” will have its world premiere at the 23rd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) as the closing night film. The film is based on New York Times’ bestselling author Weber’s novel of the same title, the film is directed by Trey Haley, President of Tri Destined Studios, and produced by ND Brown, Carl Weber, Veronica Nichols and Tracey […]

‘Furious 7′ Stills And New Trailer! UPDATE


It’s hard to see the stills of Paul Walker. Fans of the franchise can see the late actor alongside his castmates in the latest iteration of The Fast and Furious. Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Furious 7. UPDATE:James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series that also welcomes back favorites Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black.They are joined by international action stars new to the franchise including Jason Statham, Djimon Hounsou, Tony […]

Barbara Stanwyck – None Like Her. TIFF Looks Back With Love


Ball of Fire: The Films of Barbara Stanwyck at TIFF February 7 to April 4 at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox Tough, smart, independent, serious and versatile, are not adjectives that come to mind thinking of one of Hollywood’s most important female stars. But Barbara Stanwyck was a powerhouse who could literally do it all. She was a phenom, who played an impressive range of characters from back alley harridan to a society matron to a professors’ favourite to a Wild West gunslinger and burlesque queen, mainstream comedy and the pulpiest noir. She was a “ball of fire” and a murderer, […]

Indie Short ‘Heat Wave’ with Twilight’s Kiowa Gordon and Catch Hell’s Russ Russo, Photos


Film Picks: Just released today (January 26, 2015) is the independent short film Heat Wave with Twilight’s Kiowa Gordon and Catch Hell’s Russ Russo (making his directorial debut). The film has been released digitally on VHX Kiowa Gordon (Twilight Saga’s Embry Call, SundanceTV’s The Red Road) stars in this tale of four friends who awaken to find that their reality may not be what they expected in the midst of a 2015 heat wave in LA.Also starring Aaron Jaeger (TV’s Youthful Daze), Wolfgang Weber (The Magician’s Son), Jessica Andres (TV’s The Lizzie Bennet Diaries) & Russ Russo (An Act of […]