"Fifty Shades of Grey" Rated R For "Unusual Behavior"

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"Fifty Shades of Grey" Rated R For "Unusual Behavior"

The MPAA has announced their official rating for the upcoming film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" which opens Valentine's Day weekend.

The Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson-led film has scored an 'R' rating due to "strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language".

The film was always expected to score at least an R rating due to the nature of the material, but this indicates it made it throu ...


Logan Marshall-Green, Laura Carmichael, Olivier Gourmet Join "Madame Bovary"

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Logan Marshall-Green, Laura Carmichael, Olivier Gourmet Join "Madame Bovary"

Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus), Olivier Gourmet (The Son) and Laura Carmichael (“Downton Abbey”) have joined the cast of Madame Bovary featuring Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Paul Giamatti, Rhys Ifans and Henry Lloyd-Hughes. Principal photography on the film started today in Normandy, France.

Sophie Barthes (Cold Souls) directs the passionate drama from a screenplay by Rose Barrenche & Sophie Barthes who adapted Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel, "Madame Bovary. ...


Derek Cianfrance To Helm "Light Between Oceans"

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Derek Cianfrance To Helm "Light Between Oceans"

Derek Cianfrance ("Blue Valentine," "The Place Beyond the Pines") is set to direct the drama "The Light Between Oceans" for DreamWorks Studios.

An adaptation of M.L. Stedman’s debut novel, the story follows a lighthouse keeper and his wife living on a remote Australian island in the years following the end of the first World War.

The pair are soon faced with a moral dilemma when a boat washes up on their with a dead man and a two-year-old. They raise the child as their o ...


Nadia Tass To Direct "Valentine: Brains, Beauty and Bullets"

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Nadia Tass To Direct "Valentine: Brains, Beauty and Bullets"

Nadia Tass ("Malcolm," "Death in Paradise") has come onboard to direct the $25-30 million indie action feature "Valentine: Brains, Beauty and Bullets" for C2 Entertainment and Filmlook Media and Post.

The story is based on the Dana Valentine comic book series about a female contract-killer who has an addictive attraction to risk and violence, along the way becoming a liability to everyone she has ever met.

Huston Huddleston penned the script, while Anna Cordova and Robert ...


Derek Cianfrance Answers Questions of "The Place Beyond the Pines" on Reddit

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Derek Cianfrance Answers Questions of "The Place Beyond the Pines" on Reddit

There are few filmmakers in the last few years who have shown such an amazing ability to make their own mark on independent cinema with distinctive films unlike anything else out there than filmmaker Derek Cianfrance, who has followed-up his second film Blue Valentine with The Place Beyond the Pines. 

Focus Features has informed us that Derek will be participating in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Wednesday, April 10th at 1:30pm Eastern, and while I personally have interv ...