on December 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM
The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing—his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes the FBI’s number one suspect, vilified by press and public alike, his life ripped apart. Reaching out to independent, anti-establishment attorney Watson Bryant, Jewell staunchly professes his innocence. But Bryant finds he is out of his depth as he fights the combined powers of the FBI, GBI and APD to clear his client’s name, while keeping Richard from trusting the very people trying to destroy him.Rated: RRelease Date: Dec 13, 2019
Playmobil: The Movie
on December 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM
In PLAYMOBIL's® animated action adventure, a top secret organization has caused citizens from different lands to vanish from thin air. The dashing and charismatic secret agent Rex Dasher (Daniel Radcliffe) must partner with smooth-talking food truck driver Del (Jim Gaffigan) and Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) a smart, savvy civilian with her own secret agenda, to rescue them. Against unthinkable odds, the trio go on a fantastic journey across stunning new worlds as they gather clues for their rescue mission. [STXFilms]Rated: PGRelease Date: Dec 06, 2019
I See You
on December 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM
When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper (Jon Tenney) struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie (Helen Hunt). Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at Jackie's grip on reality. But after a malicious presence manifests itself in their home and puts their son, Connor (Judah Lewis), in mortal danger, the cold, hard truth about evil in the Harper household is finally uncovered.Rated: RRelease Date: Dec 06, 2019
Daniel Isn't Real
on December 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Troubled college freshman Luke (Miles Robbins) suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel (Patrick Schwarzenegger) to help him cope. Charismatic and full of manic energy, Daniel helps Luke to achieve his dreams, before pushing him to the very edge of sanity and into a desperate struggle for control of his mind -- and his soul.Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Dec 06, 2019
The Wolf Hour
on December 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM
June (Naomi Watts) was once a celebrated counter-culture figure, but that was a decade ago. She now lives alone in her fifth floor South Bronx apartment, having all but cut herself off from the outside world. It’s the notorious “Summer of Sam” and June only has to look out of her window to see the violence escalating with the brutal summer heat. The city is on a knife’s edge, a pressure-cooker about to explode into the incendiary 1977 New York blackout riots. Rated: RRelease Date: Dec 06, 2019
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by Travis Norris on November 27, 2019 at 4:37 PM
Director and writer Rian Johnson hides a Hitchcockian thriller inside a star-studded, Agatha Christie-style whodunit.
by Jules Fox on November 22, 2019 at 6:05 PM
Queen Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf all return for another story set in the magical winter realm of Arendelle.
by Jules Fox on November 20, 2019 at 8:56 PM
Martin Scorsese delivers his long-awaited, decades-spanning crime epic, reuniting with several of his stars and re-evaluating some of his familiar themes.
The Good Liar
by Lauren Vanderveen on November 14, 2019 at 5:29 PM
Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren face off as a would-be swindler and his wealthy victim in a drama from director Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, Kinsey).
Ford v Ferrari
by Steven Yoder on November 14, 2019 at 5:25 PM
A wounded ago leads Henry Ford II to commission an American team (played by Christian Bale and Matt Damon) to beat the Ferrari-driving Italians at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
Why The Exorcist III remains a fascinating, flawed horror sequel
by Anton Bitel on December 9, 2019 at 12:07 PM
A sense of creative conflict infuses William Peter Blatty’s spiritual follow-up to William Friedkin’s 1973 classic. The post Why The Exorcist III remains a fascinating, flawed horror sequel appeared first on Little White Lies.
Milk bars, jazz and showgirls: The intoxicating world of Expresso Bongo
by Anna Cale on December 8, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Sixty years on, Val Guest’s delightfully murky musical satire retains a defiantly British sensibility. The post Milk bars, jazz and showgirls: The intoxicating world of Expresso Bongo appeared first on Little White Lies.
by Millicent Thomas on December 6, 2019 at 9:15 AM
Nora Fingscheidt’s narrative debut follows a wild child who’s been failed by Germany’s foster system. The post System Crasher appeared first on Little White Lies.
Why the Sundance Film Festival should be top of your 2020 travel plans
by Hannah Woodhead on December 6, 2019 at 2:19 AM
Set in the picturesque mountains of Utah, Sundance is a film lover’s paradise with a difference. The post Why the Sundance Film Festival should be top of your 2020 travel plans appeared first on Little White Lies.
The devil’s in the retail in the trailer for Michael Winterbottom’s Greed
by Charles Bramesco on December 5, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Steve Coogan headlines this satire about a ruthless fast-fashion mogul. The post The devil’s in the retail in the trailer for Michael Winterbottom’s Greed appeared first on Little White Lies.
ATF Pitch Winners Announced
by Mansha Daswani on December 6, 2019 at 6:43 AM
Projects from China, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia won the animation, Chinese-language and formats pitches at Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF). The post ATF Pitch Winners Announced appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Plex Launches Free Streaming Service for Movies & Series
by Kristin Brzoznowski on December 5, 2019 at 4:09 PM
Plex has launched its ad-supported on-demand service, delivering free streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows, in more than 200 countries. The post Plex Launches Free Streaming Service for Movies & Series appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Bob Bakish Hails “Historic Moment” as Viacom-CBS Merger Is Official
by Kristin Brzoznowski on December 5, 2019 at 3:25 PM
The merger of CBS Corporation and Viacom is now complete, with ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish calling it a "historic moment" for the media industry. The post Bob Bakish Hails “Historic Moment” as Viacom-CBS Merger Is Official appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Frances Manfredi to Head Up Acquisitions for Peacock Streamer
by Kristin Brzoznowski on December 5, 2019 at 2:56 PM
Frances Manfredi has been appointed to join Peacock as president of content acquisition and strategy. The post Frances Manfredi to Head Up Acquisitions for Peacock Streamer appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
THEMA America’s Patrick Rivet on Kanal D Drama Rollout
by World Screen on December 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Patrick Rivet, CEO of THEMA America, talks to World Screen Newsflash about the momentum of Kanal D Drama and the priorities for the year ahead. The post THEMA America’s Patrick Rivet on Kanal D Drama Rollout appeared first on WORLD SCREEN.
Brand Heiress Victoria Lacoste Sets New Projects With Her Banner Edelweiss Film Productions
by elskes on December 9, 2019 at 12:47 PM
Edelweiss Film Productions, the one-year old company launched by Victoria Lacoste, the actress-turned-producer and heiress of the well-known Lacoste brand, is producing “La Methode,” a Paris-set short film starring Lizzie Brocheré (American Horror Story) and Roby Schinasi (Gossip Girl). Directed by Kelsey Bollig, “La Methode” shot last month at the Palais des Glaces in Paris.
BAFTA: ‘For Sama,’ ‘Blue Story’ on Short List for Outstanding Debut by British Talent
by Henry Chu on December 9, 2019 at 12:35 PM
Ahead of its full slate of nominations next month, BAFTA has unveiled the 10 short-listed films that will compete in the category of outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer. The nominated works include “For Sama,” a portrait of a Syrian mother’s experience of her country’s civil war, and “Blue Story,” the story
How to Watch the 2020 Golden Globe Nominations
by bbell96 on December 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM
The Golden Globes annually award the year’s best TV shows and films and this year promises lots of possible surprises. TV shows like “The Crown,” “Fleabag,” and “Pose” are sure to make a splash this year, but will they steal the show with their nominations? This year’s nominations will be announced from the Beverly Hilton
China Box Office: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Leads, Lou Ye’s ‘Saturday Fiction’ Disappears
by Rebecca Davis on December 9, 2019 at 11:28 AM
Hollywood films and local arthouse led the Chinese box office this weekend, with “Jumanji: The Next Level” taking the lead with a $24.7 million debut, while Lou Ye’s Venice title “Saturday Fiction” was abruptly yanked from the lineup of releases. Remarkably, Diao Yinan’s stylish and bloody neo-noir “Wild Goose Lake” did almost as well as
Mary Steenburgen on Her Movie Tunesmith Side Career: ‘People Tried to Discourage Me — But It Didn’t Take’
by chrislwillman on December 9, 2019 at 2:38 AM
Mary Steenburgen has a long and storied enough career that it may be difficult to think of her as an underdog. But as a songwriter, she counts. The actress has been moonlighting as a tunesmith for the last 12 years, and now may be coming into the daylight with a number that’s getting a fair
‘Blue Story’, ‘Bait’, ‘For Sama’ filmmakers make Bafta shortlist for outstanding British debut category
on December 9, 2019 at 11:52 AM
It is the first time Bafta has publically announced the shortlist.
'The Irishman' earns 14 nominations for Critics’ Choice Awards
on December 8, 2019 at 7:52 PM
Netflix leads filed on 61 nods followed by HBO on 33.
Disney annual box office in 2019 to cross unprecedented $10bn on Monday
on December 8, 2019 at 4:45 PM
Result smashes studio’s own previous industry record of $7.6bn set in 2016.
'Parasite' rules Los Angeles Film Critics Association vote
on December 8, 2019 at 12:08 PM
Mary Kay Place wins best lead actress award for Diane.
Awards whispers: Oscar, Bafta voters on which directors will get their vote
on December 5, 2019 at 11:17 AM
Each week a group of UK-based Ampas and Bafta voters will reveal their private musings on the films they are watching.
Kevin Feige brings new images and footage from Marvel Studios’ Phase Four to CCXP 2019
by Sean Gerber on December 7, 2019 at 7:26 PM
Marvel Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige appeared at CCXP 2019 in Brazil on Saturday and brought some exclusives with him. Those included images from Marvel Studios’ upcoming series on Disney+ and the first-ever footage from The Eternals! Feige started with images of Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprising their respective roles of Sam Wilson and The post Kevin Feige brings new images and footage from Marvel Studios’ Phase Four to CCXP 2019 appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
How a drunk, emotional Tom Holland kept Spider-Man in the MCU
by Sean Gerber on December 5, 2019 at 5:52 PM
Tom Holland knows how to handle high-level executives, even when he’s three pints deep. The actor, who’s previously been credited for helping Disney and Sony resolve their differences to keep Spider-Man in the MCU, told his side of the story on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night. Holland had emailed Disney CEO Bob Iger after D23 Expo The post How a drunk, emotional Tom Holland kept Spider-Man in the MCU appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Marvel Studios News podcast – #145 Black Widow teaser trailer breakdown
by Sean Gerber on December 5, 2019 at 6:30 AM
We’ve got our first look at the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Marvel Studios is already crushing it. We break down the awesome teaser trailer for Black Widow shot-by-shot in this episode! We examine what this movie means for Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) and how it could impact the The post Marvel Studios News podcast – #145 Black Widow teaser trailer breakdown appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
Over 100 HD screencaps from the ‘Black Widow’ teaser trailer
by Sean Gerber on December 3, 2019 at 8:10 PM
This morning, we moved one step closer to the start of Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of the Black Widow teaser trailer. The future continues to look bright for Marvel Studios after The Infinity Saga thanks to director Cate Shortland, star Scarlett Johansson, and the rest of the cast and crew. Check The post Over 100 HD screencaps from the ‘Black Widow’ teaser trailer appeared first on Marvel Studios News.
‘Black Widow’ teaser trailer and poster released by Marvel Studios
by Sean Gerber on December 3, 2019 at 4:06 PM
The Black Widow teaser trailer is here! We knew a trailer was close, but there was no official announcement that it would arrive today, as has often been the case with Marvel trailers. Of course, surprises are more fun and Black Widow isn’t known for giving anyone fair warning, so this fits. The teaser trailer The post ‘Black Widow’ teaser trailer and poster released by Marvel Studios appeared first on Marvel Studios News.