on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Based on true events and set in New York City, Tape is the story of an aspiring actress (Isabelle Fuhrman) who crosses paths with the darker side of the entertainment industry.Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Mar 27, 2020
on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Fueled by his love for wine, Elijah enrolls in a course to become a master sommelier, an elite designation given only to a handful who are able to pass its notoriously difficult exam. It's a dream that upends the expectations of his father, Louis (Courtney B. Vance), who insists Elijah take over the popular Memphis barbeque joint that's been passed down from father to son since its inception. Elijah struggles with the demands of school and a new relationship, while Louis wrestles with the feelings of his son rejecting the family business until a tragedy forces both of them to slow things down. [Netflix]Rated: TV-MARelease Date: Mar 27, 2020
There's Something in the Water
on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Ellen Page brings attention to the injustices and injuries caused by environmental racism in her home province, in this urgent documentary on Indigenous and African Nova Scotian women fighting to protect their communities, their land, and their futures. [TIFF]Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Mar 27, 2020
on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM
April (Hannah Marks) has spent the last two years of high school in a relationship with Nick (Dylan Sprouse), from first frantic make-out session to final tear-stained breakup. In the aimless summer between graduation and college, the newly single April mends her heartbreak by striking up an unexpected friendship with an unlikely candidate: Nick’s new girlfriend, Clara (Liana Liberato).Rated: RRelease Date: Mar 27, 2020
on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Before he was the world-famous mime Marcel Marceau, he was Marcel Mangel, an aspiring Jewish actor who joined the French Resistance to save the lives of thousands of children orphaned at the hands of the Nazis. As a young man growing up in Nazi-occupied Europe, Marcel (Jesse Eisenberg ) has no intention of getting involved in the war – his pursuits include impersonating Charlie Chaplin in burlesque clubs, painting backdrops for his plays, and antagonizing his obstinate father. His life is thrown into upheaval when he is recruited into the French Resistance, putting his acting skills to the ultimate test in teaching orphaned Jewish children how to survive in the horrifying reality of the Holocaust.Rated: NRRelease Date: Mar 27, 2020
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Exploring the Wild Worlds of Stuart Gordon
by Chris Steffen on March 25, 2020 at 3:06 PM
The beloved cult director died this week, leaving behind a legacy of some of the most endearingly bizarre and terrifying films of the past 35 years. We pick out a few favorites and let you know where to stream them.
Streaming Movie Recommendations for the Housebound
by AllMovie Staff on March 18, 2020 at 8:04 PM
With so many millions of us stuck inside, we're going to dig into the online streaming libraries to try to come up with some gems, this time with choices for the highbrow, the lowbrow, and somewhere in between.
I Still Believe
by Lauren Vanderveen on March 13, 2020 at 4:39 PM
The romantic Christian cancer drama dutifully checks off all the boxes for a by-the-numbers weepie.
by Steven Yoder on March 13, 2020 at 4:36 PM
Tired tropes come out to play in a modern satirical adaptation of The Most Dangerous Game, in which the elite hunt the less-advantaged for sport.
by Jules Fox on March 13, 2020 at 4:35 PM
Vin Diesel plays a murdered soldier who is out for vengeance after he's brought back to life by nanotechnology.
“Virtual cinemas” aim to take US arthouse theaters online – and into the future
by Charles Bramesco on March 30, 2020 at 5:01 PM
150 movie theaters have signed up for the possibly game-changing Kino Marquee. The post “Virtual cinemas” aim to take US arthouse theaters online – and into the future appeared first on Little White Lies.
Discover this bizarre B-movie riff on The Exorcist
by Anton Bitel on March 30, 2020 at 1:44 PM
Warner Bros took legal action over 1974’s Beyond the Door, but its differences from Friedkin’s film are more striking than its similarities. The post Discover this bizarre B-movie riff on The Exorcist appeared first on Little White Lies.
Watch: Hallyu Forever – The Korean Wave Explained
by Will Webb on March 30, 2020 at 12:01 PM
How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world. The post Watch: Hallyu Forever – The Korean Wave Explained appeared first on Little White Lies.
The danger of looking in Brian De Palma’s Sisters
by Tom Williams on March 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM
The director critiques society’s voyeuristic tendencies in this Hitchcock homage from 1972. The post The danger of looking in Brian De Palma’s Sisters appeared first on Little White Lies.
Hulu’s Hillary is an intimate portrait of a polarising figure
by Emma Fraser on March 28, 2020 at 12:27 PM
This four-part profile of the former Presidential Candidate reveals a woman who keeps the world at arm’s length. The post Hulu’s Hillary is an intimate portrait of a polarising figure appeared first on Little White Lies.
BBC Scotland Adds to Schedule During Coronavirus Crisis
by Chelsea Regan on March 30, 2020 at 3:10 PM
BBC Scotland has commissioned new programming that is scheduled to be rolled out to entertain audiences during this period of social distancing and isolation. The post BBC Scotland Adds to Schedule During Coronavirus Crisis appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
New Dates for Olympic & Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
by Kristin Brzoznowski on March 30, 2020 at 2:23 PM
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan have agreed on new 2021 dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. The post New Dates for Olympic & Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Ampere: Netflix Prioritizing Dubbing in Major EU Markets
by Kristin Brzoznowski on March 30, 2020 at 2:13 PM
Ampere Analysis has found that Netflix is customizing its localization strategy for key markets, choosing to prioritize dubbed content in countries such as France, Germany, Italy and Spain, while focusing on subtitles in smaller markets. The post Ampere: Netflix Prioritizing Dubbing in Major EU Markets appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
A Note from the Publisher
by World Screen on March 30, 2020 at 1:17 PM
Ricardo Guise, the president and publisher of World Screen, on dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The post A Note from the Publisher appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
FilmBox On Demand Content Set for Huawei Video Platform
by Kristin Brzoznowski on March 27, 2020 at 2:28 PM
SPI/FilmBox has struck a deal to bring FilmBox On Demand content to Huawei Video in 23 countries, including the U.K., Germany and France. The post FilmBox On Demand Content Set for Huawei Video Platform appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Film News Roundup: Anne Hathaway Stars in ‘French Children Don’t Throw Food’
by Dave McNary on March 31, 2020 at 12:04 AM
In today’s film news roundup, Anne Hathaway will portray an American journalist in Paris, blockbuster director Michael Bay signs with Sony Pictures, and “Extra Ordinary” and “The Etruscan Smile” are added to arthouse streaming services. CASTING Anne Hathaway is starring in the movie “French Children Don’t Throw Food,” based on Pamela Druckerman’s autobiographical book, “Bringing
Cinemark Cuts Employee Wages Temporarily After Coronavirus Closes Theaters
by Rebecca Rubin on March 30, 2020 at 9:34 PM
Cinemark is temporarily reducing wages for all U.S. employees while its theaters remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. With these measures, workers salaries will be cut by around 50%. All employees are working reduced hours and will still maintain full benefits. Cinemark’s CEO Mark Zoradi and the board of directors are voluntarily forgoing their
Lionsgate Layoffs Hit Feature Film Marketing and Distribution Department
by Dave McNary on March 30, 2020 at 9:01 PM
Lionsgate has laid off nearly 20 employees, primarily in its feature film marketing and distribution department, sources tell Variety. The cuts had been in the works for months as part of a restructuring and were not influenced by the coronavirus outbreak, Lionsgate said. No other layoffs are currently planned, and most, but not all, were
Switzerland’s Visions du Réel Reimagined as Digital Only Event
by Leo Barraclough on March 30, 2020 at 7:02 PM
Visions du Réel, a film festival in Nyon, Switzerland, has changed the format of its next edition to accommodate the restrictions imposed by the Swiss government in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Originally planned to run from April 24 to May 2, the festival will now be a digital-only event held over a longer period,
SAG-AFTRA Announces Dues Extension Program for Members During Coronavirus Pandemic
by Dave McNary on March 30, 2020 at 6:38 PM
SAG-AFTRA has developed a program to provide dues relief for SAG-AFTRA members during the Covid-19 pandemic with an extension of the May 1 deadline. “Members experiencing financial hardship resulting from work stoppages related to Covid-19 will be granted a due date extension and an installment plan for those payments,” the union said. “As part of
US head theatre lobbyist talks stimulus package, windows, CinemaCon 2021
on March 31, 2020 at 6:39 AM
”The American Congress did something really historic in this gigantic piece of legislation.”
‘Morbius’, ‘Greyhound’ among Sony tentpoles pushed from summer slots
on March 31, 2020 at 2:00 AM
Cluttered early 2021 begins to take shape amid reshuffle.
Film Constellation boards Sundance horror ‘Relic’, launches online buyers platform
on March 30, 2020 at 3:29 PM
The bespoke online destination is available to buyers now.
Why China’s cinemas have closed again after partially reopening
on March 30, 2020 at 11:23 AM
Audiences do not seem to want to take any risks to watch older films.
Marvel Studios News podcast #159 – What the Marvel Cinematic Universe means to us
by Sean Gerber on March 24, 2020 at 8:07 PM
In these times of great uncertainty, the Marvel Studios News podcast is here to provide what little relief we can in the form of positive energy and fond memories. This week, we discuss what the Marvel Cinematic Universe means to us. We remember several marvelous moments our favorite franchise has provided over the years. Last The post Marvel Studios News podcast #159 – What the Marvel Cinematic Universe means to us appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios News podcast #158 – ‘Black Widow’ delayed and all Marvel Studios productions on hold due to coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
by Sean Gerber on March 18, 2020 at 3:26 PM
Disney and Marvel Studios have pulled Black Widow from its May 1 release date and suspended all active productions due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These include Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki right now, but even more upcoming productions could be The post Marvel Studios News podcast #158 – ‘Black Widow’ delayed and all Marvel Studios productions on hold due to coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios News podcast #157 – Avengers Campus opens July 18: Everything you need to know
by Sean Gerber on March 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Disney has announced that Avengers Campus will open inside Disney California Adventure on July 18, 2020! There is a lot to learn about the first Marvel-themed land inside a Disney park and we’ve got everything you need to know in this episode. We’ve got all of the attractions, characters, activities, food, and merchandise covered! If The post Marvel Studios News podcast #157 – Avengers Campus opens July 18: Everything you need to know appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios News podcast #156 – ‘Black Widow’ final trailer breakdown
by Sean Gerber on March 10, 2020 at 3:32 AM
Marvel Studios has released the final trailer for Black Widow and we are here to break it all down! Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) is done running from her past, which means we’re about to learn a whole lot more about it. Yelena (Florence Pugh), Melina (Rachel Weisz), and Alexei (David Harbour) are family to Natasha, but The post Marvel Studios News podcast #156 – ‘Black Widow’ final trailer breakdown appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
‘Black Widow’ poster and final trailer released by Marvel Studios
by Sean Gerber on March 9, 2020 at 1:19 PM
Marvel Studios has released the final trailer for Black Widow! It’s full of action, new details from Natasha Romanoff’s past and present, plus new Taskmaster footage that suggests we may have to rethink some of the timeline for this film! Marvel has also unveiled a new theatrical one-sheet from the film, available in hi-res below. We The post ‘Black Widow’ poster and final trailer released by Marvel Studios appeared first on Marvel Studios News.