"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: Takashi Miike

Good Films you missed – 13 Assassins, The Skin I Live In, Tree of Life, Warrior

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:This is the third of several year-end wrap essays detailing the year in film. This time, it’s about highlighting the good or great films that slipped under the radar somehow. Some got rave reviews and wide releases but stiffed at the box office while some never[...]

Cannes Film Fest lures “Pirates,” celebrities and “The Beaver”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some films were expected (hello, “The Tree of Life”). Some were complete surprises (Almodovar’s “The Skin I Live In”). But just about every title announced as part of the 64th Cannes Film Festival carried serious weight and anticipation. Malick, Almodovar, Miike, Von Trier, Ramsay and Allen are[...]

Fantastic Fest announces its Closing Night film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fresh off killer turns in Venice and Toronto, Takashi Miike’s “13 Assassins” has just been selected as the Closing Night films for Fantastic Fest. Here’s the film’s plot: The noble samurai Shinzaemon Shimada is secretly commissioned to assassinate the evil Lord Naritsugu after his bloody rise to power.[...]

Venice Film Fest announces full line-up

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The fall film calendar is filling up. First, it was Toronto that hinted at 50 titles which will play its festival in September. This morning, the Venice Film Festival unleashed a full list of films that will compete at the 67th annual event. A few titles already were[...]