Gravity's First Reviews Arrive

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Gravity's First Reviews Arrive

The next two-and-a-half weeks sees three of the year's biggest film festivals set to unfold across the Northern Hemisphere - Venice, Telluride and Toronto.

Things kicked off last night in Venice where Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" had its world premiere to rave reviews from the various outlets in attendance. Here's some select quotes:

"At once the most realistic and beautifully choreographed film ever set in space, Gravity is a thrillingly realized survival story spiked with inte ...


Matt Damon Joins Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar"

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Matt Damon Joins Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar"

Matt Damon has joined the cast of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" in a small and undisclosed role.

Damon's role is said to involve only two weeks of the film's four month shoot, while his scenes will all be done in Iceland.

The news comes as Indian actor Irrfan Khan ("Life of Pi") revealed he had to turn down a major role in the project due to the time commitment.

It also seems that Damon has settled on his directorial debut effort - "The Foreigner" at Paramount and ...


"Tomorrowland" Begins Filming

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Principal photography has begun on Disney’s mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring two-time Academy AwardÒ winner George Clooney (“Michael Clayton,” “Syriana”), Hugh Laurie (“Monsters vs. Aliens,” “Arthur Christmas”), Britt Robertson (“Under The Dome”), Raffey Cassidy (“Dark Shadows,” “Snow White and the Huntsman”) and Thomas Robinson (“The Switch”). The film is directe ...


More Info of Vidya Balan on Cannes Jury

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More Info of Vidya Balan on Cannes Jury

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and ‘Life of Pi’ director Ang Lee are part of the prestigious 66th Cannes Film Festival’s nine-member jury, headed by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg.Other big names joining Spielberg and Vidya are Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz, Japanese director Naomi Kawase, Scottish director Lynne Ramsay, French actor-director Daniel Auteuil and Romanian director Cristian Mungiu.

Other big names joining Spi ...


Summit Entertainment Acquires Paul Young's "The Shack"

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Summit Entertainment Acquires Paul Young's "The Shack"

Summit Entertainment has acquired screen rights to William Paul Young's 2007 novel "The Shack".

After a devastating personal tragedy, Mackenzie Allen Philips receives a mysterious note in his mailbox inviting him to The Shack. The letter is signed Papa, his wife’s nickname for God.

Mack responds and finds himself in the presence of God, and a life-transforming journey of truth, forgiveness, and ultimately acceptance.

John Fusco, who is also writing the upcom ...