Ides Of March has no less than five Academy Award nominees in its cast: George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei and Ryan Gosling. It's astounding that so many in-demand people could have coordinated schedules so efficiently. In fact, I may have thought it was some kind of record were it not for the fact that history has provided me with numerous examples to the contrary.
When you're making an independent film based on a small genre book, there's really only one way to guarantee that people will see your movie: cast movie stars. So though Paul Giamatti appears to play a pretty small role in John Dies at the End, the adaptation of Cracked writer David Wong's 2007 novel, he's featured prominently in the film's first trailer
In celebration of Win Winís arrival on home video, and in front of quite a few new eyeballs, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has sent along an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from Win Win. In the clip, writer/director Tom McCarthy and Joe Tiboni, who shares a ďStory ByĒ credit, discuss the origins and appeal of the film.
Iím a sucker for Eminem references and Melanie Lynskey, which both appear in Win Win so Iíve done my best to promote the film. The only other card I have up my sleeve is its DVD and Blu-Ray release date and special features list, courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Win Win streets on August 30.
After the news came out yesterday that Warner Bros. would be releasing the Broadway musical adaptation of Rock of Ages on June 1, 2012, director Adam Shankman sent out a Tweet saying, "I just heard the news: #rockofagesmovie is being released June 1, 2012. I guess I better start making it soon...
I talked to McCarthy about his decision to tell a sports story when the genre has been done to death, about revisiting wrestling, the sport he himself played in high school, and about making his movies about the fundamentally decent people he believes are everywhere
Anyone who saw Ari Folman's brilliant Waltz With Bashir has probably been eagerly awaiting news on the director's follow-up, especially after some of the early footage was shown last year at the Cartoon Movie Symposium in France. Well, here you go.
If you've been paying attention to all of Katey Rich's awesome Sundance Film Festival coverage you are aware that this year's lineup put on quite a show. While they weren't all winners, more
Ironclad is the story of whatís probably best described as Englandís battle of the Alamo. In the year 1215 a handful of soldiers held the castle of Rochester against the attacking forces
We took the time to recap Hobo With A Shotgun, the midnight movie premiere we had caught the night before, then each gushed a little over the people we had interviewed earlier in the day
If you're like me, you watched the extended footage of The Goon from last summer's Comic Con and wondered aloud, "Why the fuck isn't this a movie yet?" Despite featuring the voice talents of Paul
In his last three projects, David Cronenberg has had the opportunity to work with some of the best actors working today, including the likes of Viggo Mortensen, William Hurt, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel
They're not saying what role Giamatti will play, but I'd love to see him play another gangster type on their tail, like Ken Jeong's character Mr. Chow (who is also making an appearance in the sequel)
Paul Giamatti isn't the best looking guy in town. I think the most common term associated with his looks would have to be "schlub." But you know what? He's a lovable schlub, not to mention one of the best actors
George Clooney has been trying to get a film adaptation of the Beau Willimon stage play Farragut North off the ground for more that three