Monday, 22nd April 2019

Anatomy of a Scene: Directors’ Analysis

Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 by in Production, Rediscover

Anatomy of a Scene: Directors’ Analysis

Of all the technological innovations happening around me as I grew up in the 1980s and 90s, none excited me more than the DVD director’s commentary. Yes, LaserDisc diehards, I know commentary tracks didn’t begin with the advent of DVDs, but they unquestionably came into their own as a form on that format. A promising-enough director’s commentary […]

Independent Dilemma

Posted on 15. Dec, 2011 by in Production

Independent Dilemma

Over the years it has become increasingly difficult to distinguish between independent productions and “independent” productions, the latter being financed by major studios or large money funds. Some studios went as far as opening entire divisions devoted to “independent” productions e. g. Warner Independent, which would be like trying to express the concept big studio […]

Noise Matters, An Independent Story

Posted on 26. Jul, 2011 by in Production

Noise Matters, An Independent Story

Anyone familiar with the independent film world will know that the freedom afforded to the filmmakers working outside the studio system comes at a price, namely the small or often nonexistent advertising budget at their disposal once their work is completed. What this means for us lovers of cinema is that most of these films […]

DREAMWORKS RESCHEDULES SPEILBERG’S WAR HORSE RELEASE

Posted on 08. Nov, 2010 by in Production

DREAMWORKS RESCHEDULES SPEILBERG’S WAR HORSE RELEASE

Steven Spielberg’s latest film War Horse has had its release date moved from August 10th to December 28th 2011 in order to monopolize on the holiday crowds. After studio executives screened the movie, they commented that the film, “felt like a holiday movie,” which is one of the reasons they chose to postpone the date. The […]

Found “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”

Posted on 17. Aug, 2010 by in Production

Found “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”

Actress Rooney Mara has been cast in the title role of David Fincher’s remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”. The film is produced by Sony and has its cast members can already count Robin Wright and Daniel Craig. The question remains now whether Fincher can succeed in bringing his edgy approach to the […]

“Twilight” Gets a Date

Posted on 15. Aug, 2010 by in Production

“Twilight” Gets a Date

Summit Entertainment has set a date for the second half of Breaking Dawn, giving the film a Nov. 16, 2012 release date. The company had previously announced that they planned on splitting author Stephanie Meyer’s final book in The Twilight Saga into two movies with the first part of Breaking Dawn hitting theaters Nov. 18, […]

Paramount to Make Last Man Standing

Posted on 15. Aug, 2010 by in Music, Production

Paramount to Make Last Man Standing

Paramount will make the Heavy Metal Publishing’s graphic novel Last Man Standing a feature film. The graphic novel revolves around a genetically engineered man named Gabriel who protects his planet and its inhabitants. Scott Aversano will produce with Last Man artist and creator Daniel LuVisi. Stefan Lokotch, Russell Binder, and Peter Levin will executive produce.

Rehook reels in baffled viewers

Posted on 15. Aug, 2010 by in Production

Rehook reels in baffled viewers

Until now, the formula appeared to depend on blockbusters such as Gone with the Wind and Titanic generating strong emotions. But the latest hit — Inception, the science-fiction thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio — has cracked it by creating a plot so complex that audiences feel compelled to return just to make sense of it. They […]

Witherspoon to play Lee

Posted on 07. Jul, 2010 by in Production

Witherspoon to play Lee

Actress Reese Witherspoon and Fox 2000 are teaming up to make a yet-to-be titled biopic about singer Peggy Lee which would feature Witherspoon as Lee. In fact it was Witherspoon who secured the rights to Lee’s story from the late singer’s estate and then approached Nora Ephron who is currently attached to write and direct […]

“The Simpsons’ Movie” out July 2007

Posted on 16. Apr, 2007 by in Production

“The Simpsons’ Movie” out July 2007

The Simpsons, a major hit animated television show, is set to appear in movie theatres. It has been confirmed that The Simpsons Movie will appear in theatres July 27, 2007. The Simpsons has been on television for 17 seasons and FOX confirms that it will run at least two more seasons. The show is currently […]


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