‘American Pastoral’ Review: Ewan McGregor’s Directorial Debut Deserves A Better Reception

I am not sure why critics, or at least many of them, have seemed to go after Ewan McGregor’s very fine directorial debut American Pastoral since its debut last month at the Toronto Film Festival. It is baffling to me that a complex and challenging work like this sterling adaptation of Philip Roth’s Pulitzer-winning novel would not make more of an impact. I guess I am in the critical minority here, but I find the film, in which McGregor also stars, to be a riveting and…

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MOLLY – “As Years Go By” Video & “Milk Teeth”

MOLLYLars Andersson and Phillip Dornauer record skeletal, celestial shoegaze under the name MOLLY. They just released their second EP, As Years Go By, and now they’ve shared a video for its title track and a new b-side called “Milk Teeth.” Their music reflects the cold beauty of the Austrian Alps, and so does the video, … More »

‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Trailer Gets Fans Hooked With Social Media Buzz

“Guardians of the Galaxy 2” dominated social media buzz last week, thanks to the release of its teaser trailer on Oct. 19, with nearly 108,000 new conversations, according to media-measurement firm comScore and its PreAct service. The teaser contained plenty of destruction along with Dave Bautista’s Drax teaching Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord about love and closes… Read more »

Phone Companies and Content Providers Have Already Begun Hooking Up in Europe

The $85-billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner is making waves across the U.S., from Hollywood to Wall Street to Washington. But in Europe, the strategy isn’t a new one: Telephone companies and content providers have already begun hooking up — if not yet on the scale of AT&T and Time Warner — as the two sectors… Read more »

Warner Bros Sues Innovative Artists For Oscar Screener Piracy For ‘Creed’ + More

EXCLUSIVE: Just as studios are starting to get ready to send out screeners for this year’s Oscar hopefuls, Warner Bros Entertainment today hit talent agency Innovative Artists with a wallop of damages over the “blatantly illegal” online distribution of films like Creed.
“Beginning in late 2015, Innovative Artists set up and operated an illegal digital distribution platform that copied movies and then distributed copies and streamed public performances of those movies to…

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