Amy Adams In Talks For Dark Places

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 “Amy Adams In Talks For Dark Places”

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EIFF 2012: My Fifty Film Wish List

In light of my recent post where I strategically picked out ten films that could be included in this year’s 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival, I’ve expanded it to include another forty films I would like to see hit the cinema screens in Edinburgh between June 20 – July 1.

From Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike to Josh Radnor’s Liberal Arts and Stephen Elliot’s Cherry, this list is purely a dream of mine and by no means Continue reading “EIFF 2012: My Fifty Film Wish List”

EIFF 2012: My Ten Picks

Last year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival was, for all intents and purposes, a complete shambles. Festival director James Mullighan was roped in at the last minute when the search to replace Hannah McGill went sour and the festival had a distinct lack of energy compared to previous years. Whether that was down to the poorly run press department, absurd choice of venues or Mullighan himself is anyone’s guess.

This year, however, things seem to be looking up for the world’s oldest continually running film festival. Not to sound too optimistic or anything but, Continue reading “EIFF 2012: My Ten Picks”

Lionsgate Schedule U.K. Release, Unveil New Poster And Trailer For On The Road

Lionsgate, via the Film Distributors Association release schedule, have revealed that On The Road will hit U.K. cinemas on September 21, and unveiled a new poster to coincide with the announcement. A co-production between American Zoetrope, MK2 and Film4, On The Road is poised to become one of the biggest independent films of 2012.

Helmed by Walter Salles, the director of The Motorcycle Diaries, On The Road is an adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s famous road novel of the same name. Featuring Continue reading “Lionsgate Schedule U.K. Release, Unveil New Poster And Trailer For On The Road”