Busan Film Review: ‘Mountain Cry’ Variety – Music

A howl of agony echoes through a distant gorge and soon merges with the screams of the persecutors and the persecuted alike in “Mountain Cry,” a bluntly effective condemnation of intolerant groupthink that reveals just how quickly the inhabitants of a remote village will turn on their own. No less ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Best of the Week: 'Fargo' Flops, 'Steve Jobs' Soars, and the Film World Pays Tribute to the Late Chantal Akerman Thompson on Hollywood

Alchemy Ups Two Key Execs Arthouse Audit: ‘He Named Me Malala’ and ‘Taxi’ Lead Recent Fest Players Belgian Filmmaker Chantal Akerman Dead at 65 Can ‘Fargo’ Season 2 Top Season 1? Can WGN America’s Stellar ‘Manhattan’ Finally Break Through? DOC NYC Boosts Doc Oscar Contenders How Screenwriter Drew Goddard Made ‘The Martian’ Smart, and Why Read more

LFF 2015: A Bigger Splash Gala Empire Magazine

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Everyone having a Fiennes old time? Inspired by the 1969 French erotic drama La Piscine and titled after the famous David Hockney painting, A Bigger Splash is a film with a great deal bubbling under the surface, and the cast were bubling when it launched at the BFI London ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Star Jack Davenport Boards Amma Asante, David Oyelowo’s ‘A United Kingdom’ (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

LONDON — Jack Davenport, who played British naval officer James Norrington in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, is in final negotiations to join the cast of inter-racial love-story movie “A United Kingdom,” which will be directed by Amma Asante, and stars “Selma’s” David Oyelowo and “Gone Girl’s” Rosamund Pike. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

LFF 2015: Empire's High-Rise Gala Empire Magazine

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We present Ben Wheatley’s latest triumph. You’re welcome! Tonight’s 2015 BFI London Film Festival gala is brought to in association with Empire, because we like to give you nice things. Or at least good-but-twisted things in Ben Wheatley’s hotly anticipated High-Rise, a darkly comic adaptation of J.G Ballard’s dystopian ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE