Friday, August 22, 2014
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SANDRA BULLOCK is set to reunite with her GRAVITY co-star GEORGE CLOONEY for new film Our Brand is Crisis. The Oscar-winning actress has signed on to star...
If Matthew Weiner's Are You Here is good for anything, it's to illustrate how the themes and conflicts he has worked out with such depth and dexterity in all these seasons of Mad Men can go terribly amiss with the wrong actors, wrong backdrop, wrong tone, wrong time.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said Friday.
This curious, cloistered film builds a dramatic shrine to Bob Ladouceur, the football coach who took De La Salle, a tiny all-boys Catholic school in northern California, on a decadelong unbeaten streak that reached 151 games.
For the last 19 years, Philadelphia has had an annual festival, under one name or another, celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, and transgender films. A common denominator has been Thom Cardwell, who helped oversee the ambitious Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, called QFest since 2009.
'Tis clearly the season for exceedingly attractive young adults in mortal peril.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The religion of high-school football commingles with plain old-fashioned religion in "When the Game Stands Tall," an inspirational sports drama (from Sony's in-house, faith-based label Affirm Films) that goes long on rectitudinous sermonizing but comes up short on gridiron thrills or genuine love for the game.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Christian Bale will voice Bagheera, Cate Blanchett will voice Kaa and "Transformers: Age of Extinction" star Jack Reynor will voice Brother Wolf in the Andy Serkis-helmed "Jungle Book: Origins" from Warner Bros.
If you want to be flip, you could describe If I Stay as a coma-of-age picture: A high school student, in the throes of first love, survives a car crash that takes her family.
 
'Giver’ kids Thwaites and Rush recall their first jobs