Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker continued to rule the box office over the long holiday period, scoring $134.5 million over the five days. That puts it only -2% off the same pace of The Last Jedi, ensuring that it will cross $1 billion at some point in the near future. It only dropped 59% […]
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker easily won the weekends box office. This will surprise no one. What is a surprise however is that is is way down from the openings of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. Skywalker took in $176 million, $374 million worldwide. That is good enough for the third highest […]
Criterion Collection collectors look forward to November every year, for that is when Barnes and Noble runs its annual 50% off sale on the labels highly-coveted but expensive catalog of film releases. For those of you who are not familiar with Criterion, they are a movie label that focuses on releasing important classic and contemporary […]
Little Women is one of those classic stories that gets retold every few years, and before too long, we'll be getting one from Oscar-nominated director Greta Gerwig at the helm. Gerwig's version of the Louisa May Alcott coming-of-age tale has a pretty impressive cast, but one previously attached actress has been replaced with another. Emma Stone was originally on board […]
Little Women is an enduring literary classic, and that means it'll be adapted 'til the end of time. This newest reported version of Louisa May Alcott's March family novel is coming from Sony's Columbia Pictures and will have Oscar-nominated writer-director Greta Gerwig at the helm. Variety reports that early talks include a veritable universe of stars […]
Themed cocktails are all the rage on social media, and we thought maybe an Oscars list of adult beverages based on Best Picture nominated films would be perfect for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Even though the easily found "2018 Oscars Drinking Game" results are disappointing, we're hoping maybe one or three themed drinks might […]
The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced their crop of 2018 nominees for outstanding directorial achievement this morning, and they're different than the other award shows thus far. The Golden Globes notably didn't nominate any women this year, nor did the BAFTAs, but the DGA has. Lady Bird writer and director Greta Gerwig has been nominated […]
Jackie has an award worthy performance from Natalie Portman and a truly haunting score but it's a series of well done events that doesn't form a cohesive whole. Title: Jackie Director: Pablo Larraín Summary: Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, […]
One of the novelties of the YouTube Music Awards was the staging and production of "live" music videos, broadcast and vision mixed on the fly. This also allowed for the music to be performed live.
Greta Gerwig is the female romantic lead in Arthur. I sat down with her this week, for an astonishingly brief period of time, to talk about the film, and how it fits into her catalogue of work. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBbHHnsTFVw[/youtube] Arthur is out today in the UK, and has been playing in the US for a couple […]
The poster changes, yet the head remains the same. I shared two posters from Arthur earlier on today. Here's another way of looking at them – a way that highlights just how useful one picture of Russell Brand's head can be. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIdVR8_eEes[/youtube] In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other […]
Let's play spot the difference with a pair of posters for Arthur, with Russell Brand, Jennifer Garner, Helen Mirren and Greta Gerwig/a bowler hat. Because Peter Baynham wrote this it will be funny. Promise.