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Cary Fukunaga Replaces Danny Boyle as Director of Bond 25

After Danny Boyle departed the 25th Bond film, one would have thought producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli would go after a director perhaps less known for their distinct style and more for a workmanlike approach in order to meet the release date demands. Well, MGM and producers decided to not go that route, […]


First Details Emerge on New Bertrand Bonello Film ‘Zombi Child’ and Lav Diaz Political Thriller

Unless his movie bears striking similarities to real-life atrocities, Bertrand Bonello is hardly a point of focus for international press. Thus word of the French writer-director’s Nocturama follow-up comes shortly before production is expected to commence: he, per Arte, has been preparing Zombi Child, which the supplied synopsis lays out (minus some possible translation snafus) like so: “On the […]


Stream Hong Sang-soo’s Rare Short Film ‘List’

Hong Sang-soo completists have found themselves haunted by List, the one 30-minute bit of his filmography — among the most continuous, flowing in modern cinema — for which access has been almost entirely nil. Having only been screened, it seems, once in Hong’s native South Korea in 2011 and twice at the Museum of the Moving Image’s full 2016 […]


Listen to Thom Yorke’s ‘Suspiria’ Single as Full Soundtrack Details Arrive

After recruiting Sufjan Stevens for Call Me by Your Name, Luca Guadagnino continues his streak of attracting trailblazing musical talent for his projects with Suspiria. For his reimagining of the Dario Argento film, none other than Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke will provide the score, his first ever. Set to be released the same day as the film, […]

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Rian Johnson’s Next Film is Daniel Craig-Led Murder Mystery ‘Knives Out’

After creating one of the best films in the Star Wars universe and before he re-enters a galaxy far, far away for his own trilogy, Rian Johnson is getting a much-deserved break from all things Jedi-related for his next project. He’ll next be directing a modern-day murder mystery starring Daniel Craig, titled Knives Out. We […]


Telluride 2018 Lineup Includes ‘Roma,’ ‘Destroyer,’ ‘First Man,’ ‘Boy Erased,’ The Favourite,’ and More

While most fall film festivals are fairly evenly spaced out as to not step on each other’s toes, that’s not the case when it comes to Telluride Film Festival, which takes place during the first weekend of Venice Film Festival. As is the case every year, they’ve unveiled their lineup just before the festival kicks […]


Quentin Tarantino Finds His Charles Manson and Roman Polanski for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

As controversy and conjecture (among those who haven’t read his screenplay yet, mind you) lay the ground for a scenario wherein Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood destroys the thinkpiece industry, Film Twitter, and everything in their immediate, terrible vicinity, the writer-director’s been busy transforming Tinseltown for his late-60s drama centered on a TV actor (Leonardo […]


Watch: Jeff Nichols and Michael Shannon Reunite for Short Film ‘Long Way Back Home’

Jeff Nichols has only been making films for about a decade, and all five of them star Michael Shannon. As we await their next feature-length collaboration (which may be an Alien Nation remake), the duo has now reunited once again, this time for a seven-minute short film tied to Lucero’s new album “Among The Ghosts.” Titled Long Way […]


56th NYFF Retrospective & Revivals Sections Include Films from Fassbinder, Oshima, Mambéty & More

Following their impressively varied Main Slate section and Projections lineup, the full slate for Retrospective and Revivals at the 56th New York Film Festival have been announced. After last year’s Robert Mitchum retrospective, this year’s edition is split into three parts, paying tributing to the late Dan Talbot and Pierre Rissient, as well as spotlighting a trio of […]


Jack Nicholson Drops Out of ‘Toni Erdmann’ Remake as it Finds a Director

It’s been nearly 18 months since the news arrived that Jack Nicholson was being coaxed out of a blissful retirement to lead a remake of Toni Erdmann, Maren Ade’s German-Austrian comedy-drama that became an instant critical hit since its debut at Cannes Film Festival in 2016. Well, The Shining star can continue to enjoy his days […]