Martin Scorsese

Cannes: Martin Scorsese Exec Produced Film 'A Ciambra' Nabbed by Sundance Selects

The project is Jonas Carpignano's follow-up to 'Mediterranea.'<p>Sundance Selects has acquired all North American rights to Jonas Carpignano's <i>A Ciambra</i>, …

Entertainment

How To Light and Shoots Miniature Cars

5/23/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>Cinematographer Mark Raker stopped by the B&H Studio to show us how he lights and shoots miniature …

Portrait Photography

That Rihanna/Lupita Nyong'o Movie Is A Win/Win For Netflix

This is interesting. Netflix announced yesterday, via <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, that they will produce and distribute an original film based on… well… based on an Internet meme. The project in question began as a photo snapped of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o back in 2014 during the Miu Miu fashion show. A …

Netflix

Martin Scorsese Pens Heartfelt Tribute to Brad Grey: ‘He Protected Me’

Usually I’m the one chasing down movies, but this time they were chasing me. I’d been through two tough films — well, they’re all tough, but these …

Entertainment

‘A Ciambra’ Deal: IFC’s Sundance Selects Acquires Rights In Cannes

<b>UPDATE, May 23, 6:15 AM PST:</b> What we broke earlier today has been officially announced: IFC’s Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to …

Sometimes, character action trumps character dialogue.

Clint Eastwood – Quintessential <b>Character Action</b> in the Spaghetti Western<p>. <br>. <br>. <br>. <br>DIALOGUE, as I have often stated in my classes and articles, is an …

Robert DeNiro

Martin Scorsese to Team Up with Joanna Hogg and Robert Pattinson on ‘The Souvenir’

Ariane Labed, Tom Burke and Richard Ayoade will co-star.<p>Here’s an exciting pairing that probably never occurred to you: Martin Scorsese and Joanna …

Robert Pattinson

Trailer: 'Long Strange Trip,' The Four-Hour Grateful Dead Documentary Produced By Martin Scorsese

Not many musical acts in human history attracted the cult following and counter-cultural status of The Grateful Dead, a band that, as the AV Club …

Grateful Dead

Cannes Film Review: ‘A Ciambra’

Jonas Carpagnino resumes the stories of certain characters from his neo-realist debut 'Mediterranea' in this thoughtful but less arresting …

Cannes Film Festival

Obsessions Blu-ray Review

Obsessions: Obscure Martin Scorsese co-written 1969 giallo is now out on Blu-ray<p>You can always rely on Cult Epics to drag up something strange from …

Blu-Ray

Jonah Hill to star in Uncut Gems from executive producer Martin Scorsese

Following hot on the heels of the news that Jonah Hill is reuniting with his <b>Superbad</b> co-star Michael Cera for Adult Swim’s animated pilot <b>Shivering</b> …

Jonah Hill

‘Long Strange Trip’ Trailer: Martin Scorsese’s Documentary Explores the Legacy of the Grateful Dead

The Amir Bar-Lev-directed film premieres on Amazon Prime Video June 2.<p>Amazon Pictures has released the trailer for its upcoming original documentary, …

Grateful Dead

Martin Scorsese says The Irishman will have a different tone to Goodfellas

Having received the greenlight from Netflix, acclaimed director Martin Scorsese is currently gearing up for production on <b>The Irishman</b>, his …

'A Ciambra': Film Review | Cannes 2017

Writer-director Jonas Carpignano follows his 2015 Cannes discovery, 'Mediterranea,' with another insightful look at a different marginalized …

Entertainment

'Wonderstruck,' with deaf newcomer Simmonds, lands at Cannes

CANNES, France — The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival was tamed Thursday by a deaf 14-year-old actress, Millicent Simmonds, whose screen debut …

Cannes Film Festival

Shooting on Film Just Got Much Easier

The celluloid renaissance has led Kodak to open their own labs in major production cities.<p>In 2014, when the last film processing lab in New York City …

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

This Glorious Video of 1980s New York Is the Best Thing You’ll Watch Today

For a native New Yorker, it could be as meaningful a film of that era as anything Woody Allen or Martin Scorsese ever did except, maybe, 'After Hours'<p>…

Woody Allen

Why Netflix is the death of cinema - and the saviour of film

If you need an example of where Hollywood is right now - of Hollywood's timidity, of its insecurity, of Hollywood as an industry in the midst of an …

La La Land

A24, Jonah Hill, Rudin, Scorsese & Safdie Brothers Team For Uncut Gems

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: A24 has secured worldwide rights to <i>Uncut Gems</i>, a thriller that will be the next film from directors Josh and Benny Safdie. Jonah Hill is …

Jonah Hill

Watch the Trailer for Martin Scorsese's Grateful Dead Documentary

The legendary Martin Scorsese is producing a four-hour Grateful Dead documentary titled <i>Long Strange Trip</i>. Directed by Amir Bar-Lev, the film is …

Lifestyle

Cannes Hot List: 15 Titles Set to Heat Up the 2017 Market

As Netflix and Amazon challenge the traditional festival sales model, dealmakers are bracing for battle over a handful of key titles.<p>Last year, the …

Entertainment

Brad Grey, Former Chairman of Paramount Pictures, Dies at 59

LOS ANGELES — Brad Grey, who rose from blue-collar roots in New York to the pinnacle of Hollywood, where he was the chairman of Paramount Pictures for a dozen years and played a pivotal role in the creation of seminal television hits like “The Sopranos,” died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. …

Entertainment

Former Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey Dies at 59

LOS ANGELES — Brad Grey, an influential Hollywood leader who served as the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures for 12 years, has died.<p>A family spokeswoman said Monday that Grey, who was battling cancer, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 59.<p>Before exiting Paramount in February, Grey …

Entertainment

Artist Profiles: Bobby Rush

Born Emmit Ellis, Jr., Bobby Rush was born in Homer, Louisiana. Rush gained renown in Chicago starting in the 1950s and 60s where he performed or …

Music

Cannes 2017: Jonas Carpignano’s ‘A Ciambra’ Gets a Dazzling Poster for Directors’ Fortnight Premiere

Martin Scorsese produced the next feature from the lauded "Mediterranea" director.<p>Independent filmmaker Jonas Carpignano will soon bow his next …

Martin Scorsese's New Netflix Gangster Movie, The Irishman, Sounds Badass

Can't go wrong with Robert De Niro.<p>Martin Scorsese's latest project looks like a sure-to-be hit. Netflix acquired the $100-million gangster movie earlier this year, and <i>IndieWire</i> reports that sources say it will begin production in August.<p>Scorsese and Robert De Niro have a long history with eight …

Movies

Martin Scorsese doesn't have the answer to life's meaning, but he needed to ask the question

It's telling, perhaps damning, that a Martin Scorsese film now feels like an audacity. With tentpole movies reliably and surgically extracting …

Film (UK)

Hollywood Was Right To Say No To Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman'

Word broke yesterday that production would begin this summer on Martin Scorsese’s <i>The Irishman</i> with the hopes of an August of 2019 release date. The film, which went from being a Paramount (domestic) and STX Entertainment (overseas) to a straight-up Netflix production after Paramount/Viacom Inc. got …

Movies

Making a case for a downtown movie theater

Before I decided to use the same big word over and over again for this semi-rant, I thought it best to look it up with regard to the theater-going …

Charleston

Facebook is tapping Hollywood filmmakers ahead of its venture into TV

Facebook is scouting Hollywood producers as it prepares a foray into TV.<p>Recent job postings on the company’s career page show the social network is recruiting for a movie producer, film software engineer, and production lead to build out its growing video business.<p>The listings come as a …

TV