With the full line-up announcement only a day away, it’s hard not to speculate what films are likely to unspool at the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival next month. In previous years, we’ve been way off mark, choosing bigger films over the usual smaller ones Edinburgh likes to promote. However, with the welcome regeneration the festival experienced last year, it’s only natural to feel optimistic about what might be on offer this year, and the revelations so far have only propelled this. Continue reading
The Imposter, the documentary that could, has crossed the £1M mark at the UK box office, becoming the eighth highest grossing non-music feature documentary of the last ten years. The film, which has been playing in select cinemas across the UK for four weeks now, marks writer and director Bart Layton’s directorial debut, and has slowly but surely become something of a success, garnering strong word-of-mouth from critics and audiences alike. Continue reading
Magnolia Pictures have debuted an official red band trailer and poster for horror anthology and ex-Sundance entry V/H/S, Total Film has uncovered.
Featuring a collection of shorts written and directed by Ti West, Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Joe Swanberg, Glenn McQuaid and Radio Silence, V/H/S received rave reviews at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it Continue reading
In a move that will make many happy, myself included, Penélope Cruz has signed on to star in Pedro Almodóvar’s next film The Brief Lovers, Deadline has reported. This will mark the first time the duo have worked together since Broken Embraces, which was released three year’s ago.
Cruz will star opposite Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas, Raúl Arévalo, José María Yazpik and Javier Cámara in what is being described as a “very fresh and brazen Continue reading
In a press release, Number 9 Films have today revealed that Cate Blanchett (Notes On A Scandal) and Mia Wasikowska (Jane Eyre) have signed on to star in a new adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s The Price Of Salt, tentatively titled Carol.
Phyllis Nagy, the screenwriter responsible for TV film Mrs. Harris, will pen the adaptation, which will then be helmed by Boy A and Is Anybody There director Continue reading
A Dangerous Method, despite its solid cast – Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen – and controversial subject material, failed to entice audiences in the way most David Cronenberg films usually do.
It’s a relief, then, that his latest film, the mysteriously titled Cosmopolis, seems to pack everything in – from extreme violence to obscure surrealism – that one Continue reading
Kate Beckinsale (Underworld) and Nick Nolte (Warrior) have signed on to star in action-thriller The Trials Of Cate McCann, Deadline has reported.
The film – also set to star James Cromwell (The Green Mile), Cathy Cahlin Ryan (Redbelt) and Amanda Petersen (The Gunman) – will center on a former hotshot lawyer who, in desperate need to reunite with her daughter, must take on the Continue reading
Michel Gondry is set to unveil his new film, The We And The I, at the 65th Cannes Film Festival later this week and, courtesy of the folks at Entertainment Weekly, we have our first look at the lo-fi indie sci-fi crossbreed.
The film – a return to tender, warm-hearted form for Gondry after the unfortunate mess that was The Green Hornet – follows a host of regular high Continue reading
Amy Adams (Junebug) is in negotiations to star in mystery-thriller Dark Places, a big screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s 2009 novel of the same name, Variety has reported.
The actress, who has been nominated for three Academy Awards, will play Libby (Adams), a woman who, twenty five years after surviving the massacre of her Continue reading
IFC Films have acquired the North American distribution rights to romantic comedy Save The Date, Deadline has reported.
The film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to mostly favourable reviews, stars Lizzy Caplan (Mean Girls), Alison Brie (Scream 4), Martin Starr (Adventureland), Geoffrey Arend (Garden State) and Mark Continue reading