A recent interview in THR gave Paramount Film Group President Adam Goodwin carte blanche to spill on a lot of projects — casting on Noah being a huge droplet of information — so the news keeps piling in from that little chat. And when you talk about franchises, the biggest pieces trace back to Tom Cruise, who, according to the speaker, will indeed be making Top Gun 2 and Mission: Impossible V — just not in the order you might expect.
With movement accelerating on that long-overdue follow-up at a sudden rate, the actor will probably reprise Pete “Maverick” Mitchell before Ethan Hunt, while Tony Scott and Jerry Bruckheimer are also getting back in the respective director and producer chairs. (The Ghotocol sequel is, unfortunately, plenty low on information, but that’s definitely happening.) Would I rather have that over some ’80s nostalgia? Of course, but I can’t be disingenuous and say there isn’t just a tiny inkling of curiosity about where and how they might take this story into the 21st century.
Which film would you rather get first? Do you want either?
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [...]
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