Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies that have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.
Marcus Belgrave (1936-2015) – Trumpet Player. Legend of the Detroit jazz scene… Continue reading Remembering Betsy Palmer, Anne Meara, B.B. King and Other Reel-Important People We Lost in May
Eccentric Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo has tackled time travel (Timecrimes), web stalkers (Open Windows), alien invasions (Extraterrestrial), the apocalypse (The ABCs of Death), and alternate reality dopplegangers (V/H/S: Viral), but he’s about to put his stamp on some pretty big spectacle and he’s bringing with him a pretty big star.
The movie is appropriately called Colossal and it will star Anne Hathaway
In case you haven’t heard, vampires are cool again. They’re haunting art houses in movies like “Only Lovers Left Alive” and the upcoming Iranian film “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,” not to mention “True Blood.” Now Universal is getting into the fang-bangin’ game with its acquisition of Anne Rice’s series of novels, “The Vampire Chronicles.” The deal… Continue reading Anne Rice's 'The Vampire Chronicles' Brings Its Bite Back to the Big Screen