If you’ve been on a computer for the last decade, then you know how Napster changed the music industry seemingly overnight. While the technology has been chronicled in countless articles, we got a glimpse of its effects in The Social Network, but now a documentary has landed dissecting the phenomenon. Alex Winter, famously Bill of Bill & Ted, but also an accomplished writer/director, was planning a feature narrative film based around the events, but as reported last year he has shifted to documentary form (likely because of an aforementioned film — no, not Bill & Ted) and we’ve got the first trailer today. Linking up with VH1, who were behind the 2008 documentary Anvil!: The Story of Anvil, it looks to be a comprehensive look at Shawn Fanning‘s work and the many ripple effects. Check out the trailer below thanks to AICN for the film we expect to pop up on the festival circuit next year.
Downloaded is aiming for a 2013 release.
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly 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 […]
Genre film fans are likely familiar with writer Alex Garland‘s output over the last decade and a half. He made his name with a splash when his novel was adapted into the backpacking adventure thriller The Beach in 2000 and struck again with screenplay for 28 Days Later which some credit as the fire that helped reignite […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support […]
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