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Matthew McConaughey Returning For ‘A Time To Kill’ Sequel

Will  Matthew McConaughey be returning to home screens as the lead character in a new adaptation of John Grisham’s “A Time for Mercy”? The industry is abuzz this week with reports that HBO is planning to adapt the 2020 novel as a serial, though any official announcement has not yet been made. It is being…

House of Gucci Revives Milan’s Cinematic Tradition, That Began In 1896

It is no longer a secret that Ridley Scott, Lady Gaga and Adam Driver are filming in Milan the movie House of Gucci, that will chronicle the murder of Maurizio Gucci. Lady Gaga will star as Patrizia Reggiani, charged for proxy murder of her husband Maurizio Gucci, played by Adam Driver. The film will also…

Armie Hammer Under Investigation for Sexual Assault

The Los Angeles Police Department reported that an investigation into allegations against Armie Hammer has been opened, according to The New York Times and The Hollywood Reporter. A woman named as Effie, identified as 24 years old and living in Europe, said in a news conference on Thursday with lawyer Gloria Allred that she was…

Spike Lee Breaks the Color Barrier by Accepting Bid To Head up the CANNES FESTIVAL

Black  film mogul and director Spike Lee will be presiding over the jury at the 74th running of the Cannes Film Festival, some 35 years after one of his own early films, “She’s Gotta Have It” had premiered there. Other Spike Lee joints that  were shown at Cannes include “Do the Right Thing” in 1989…

The Ten Biggest Oscar Nominations Snubs

Oscar nominations were announced this morning, with David Fincher’s Mank leading the pack at ten mentions. For the first time in Oscar history, two women, Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell, were honored in the Best Director category. There’s plenty to celebrate about the list, which can be found here, but at the same time, there…

The Role Of Female Film Critics & The Women Film Critics Circle 2020 Awards

The most recent studies of 2020 (made on the American territory), demonstrated that male film critics outnumber female film critics by more than 65%. However the Women Film Critics Circle has always championed the work of female cinephile writers, by being an association of 80 women film critics and scholars from around the country and…

Real-Life ‘Amityville Horror’ Killer Has Died

The inspiration for the well-known Amityville Horror book and ensuing film adaptations is no longer among the living. Ronald “Butch” DeFeo died at age 69 on March 12th, 2021 at Albany Medical Center, as first reported by the Niagara Gazette. No cause of death has been released. He was serving a life sentence for the…

It Might Be Time to Stop Using Your Parents’ Netflix Account

Families who have freely shared their login information with adult children living all across the country may need to prepare to purchase their own individual subscriptions. Netflix has begun testing a new way to discourage the practice of account-sharing, with some users receiving a message on their screens that reads “If you don’t live with…

Matthew McConaughey is Considering a Run at the Texas Governor’s Seat

Matthew McConaughey, Texas Governor? In what one might consider the most out of left field news of 2021, film star Matthew McConaughey has made it clear that he is giving major consideration toward running for Texas Governor’s seat. In the past, the Texas native has shot down previous inquiries into his desire to run for…

As Covid-19 Tarnishes The Silver Screen, AMC Looks Forward To Recovering Its Sparkle

Not surprisingly, the movie business has been a major casualty of the COVID`19 pandemic, with social-distancing restrictions effectively shuttering most of the nation’s nearly 6000 movie theaters during 2020 and into 2021, darkening about 40,000 screens. (Are we in for a resurgence of the drive-in?) In March, the AMC chain reported it had lost $4.58…

Michael B. Jordan Steps in the Ring to Direct ‘Creed III’

Actor Michael B. Jordan will make his directorial debut with the third installment in the successful Creed franchise, MGM has announced. The film, which also brings back Jordan’s costars Tessa Thompson and Phylicia Rashad, has been scheduled for a November 23rd, 2022 release. Jordan follows in the footsteps of Sylvester Stallone, a Golden Globe winner…