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Cinema - TV

Seven directors later, the Uncharted movie has finally started filming

It's been something of a rollercoaster journey for the Uncharted film ever since we first heard of it back in 2009. After losing six directors ahead of Sony's planned release date of December 2020 (which was then delayed again due to COVID-19), things weren't looking great for the project, and at one point it looked like filming would start without a director. But in March a seventh director appeared in the form […]

todayJuly 15, 2020

Cinema - TV

Spike Lee makes Cannes Film Festival history

Spike Lee will serve as jury president for the upcoming 73rd annual Cannes Film Festival.The writer/director/actor/producer is the first black person to hold the prestigious position in the festival's history."In this life I have lived, my biggest blessings have been when they arrived unexpected, when they happened out of nowhere," Lee said in a statement. "When I got the call that I was offered the opportunity to be President of Cannes Jury […]

todayJanuary 15, 2020


Ben Affleck to Direct Matt Damon in Monopoly Scam Movie After Winning Bidding War

A few days ago, The Daily Beast broke a crazy-but-true story about how an ex-cop rigged the McDonald’s Monopoly game and stole millions of dollars. That same day, there was rampant speculation that this was ripe for a Hollywood adaptation, and sure enough a bidding war for the rights to the story ensued. Today, we learn who came out on top: Deadline reports that 20th Century Fox has won the bidding war […]

todayAugust 2, 2018


Why Hasn’t ‘Star Wars’ Hired a Female Director?

Two THR writers discuss the Catch-22 female filmmakers face when it comes to blockbusters. When director Gareth Edwards' Rogue One opens Dec. 16, the Star Wars universe will introduce its second female lead in as many movies. Daisy Ridley’s Rey has emerged as an audience favorite, and Felicity Jones' Jyn Erso seems poised to do the same. For a universe that for decades seemed to be populated with just a […]

todayDecember 4, 2016


Michael Cimino: A Filmmaker Who Dared to Dream Big

It’s easy to think of the 1970s as a time of things falling apart. The counterculture was still doing its slow-burn flameout, and most of the decade lingered under the twin shadows of Vietnam and Watergate, which together blew a hole in our collective sense of faith. The great American filmmakers of the era — directors like Coppola, Scorsese, Altman — responded by holding a mirror up to our doubt […]

todayJuly 2, 2016

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