The Fantasia International Film Festival recently announced the first wave of programming for its 25th edition of the festival, which will take place online from August 5 to 25, 2021. You can find the full list of titles in the first wave here, and one interesting aspect of this year’s festival is featuring a focus … Continue reading News: Fantasia Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles
NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT: BFI PLAYER CLASSICS, NEW STREAMING SERVICE DEBUTING TOMORROW, MAY 14
The British Film Institute’s BFI Player Classics streaming service is launching tomorrow, May 14, in the U.S. The service features a curated and prestigious Subscription Video On Demand collection of classic British cinema, specifically for the American market. The platform debuts with a collection of over 200 British or British co-production films, handpicked by BFI experts.
The catalogue features films and filmmakers that demonstrate some of the greatest innovation in British filmmaking including auteurs and mavericks such as Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell, Ken Russell and Ken Loach.
News: “The Actor,” starring Ryan Gosling and directed by Duke Johnson, acquired by NEON
Stranded in 1950s Ohio after a brutal attack, actor Paul Cole (Gosling), suffering from severe memory loss, struggles to find his way back to his life in New York and reclaim what he has lost. The Actor follows a thrilling journey we must all make, to find home, to find love and ultimately to find ourselves. The Actor, starring Ryan Gosling and directed by Duke Johnson, was recently acquired by NEON.
Michael Clarke Duncan dead
Michael Clarke Duncan (December 10, 1957 - September 3, 2012) Michael Clarke Duncan just died this morning, at age 54, after being hospitalized for a heart attack since July. Duncan is best known for his role as John Coffey (like the drink, only not spelled the same) in The Green Mile, which he got an Oscar … Continue reading Michael Clarke Duncan dead