San Andreas: Dwayne Johnson stars as a helicopter pilot searching for his daughter in the upcoming 3D earthquake disaster movie San Andreas. He shared the first photo from the movie, due out on June 5, 2015; Carla Gugino and Alexandra Daddario also star. [MovieWeb]
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Just because he’s a major action star now doesn’t mean Liam Neeson doesn’t still itch to flex his dramatic muscles.
Deadline reports that the “Taken” star is… Continue reading Liam Neeson Taking Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'
Ah, the masters. We love to compare filmmaking’s finest — especially when a younger auteur such as Paul Thomas Anderson enters the picture. The There Will Be Blood director has cited Martin Scorsese as an influence before, and critics have drawn comparisons between their bodies of work. The fellow filmmakers and friends united for a Wolf of Wall Street Q&A in Los Angeles, which we’ve featured… Continue reading Your Favorite Thing Today: Watch Paul Thomas Anderson Interview Martin Scorsese About 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
2013 was the year of great filmmakers predicting the end of cinema. It started with Steven Soderbergh, then it rolled into Steven Spielberg and George Lucas forecasting the end as we know it. What all three were getting at was how Hollywood studios are in a constant arms race where they’re trying to top one another’s budgets to deliver bigger and bigger movies on more… Continue reading Read Martin Scorsese's Inspiring Letter to His Daughter About the Future of Cinema
While attending New York University’s film school, Martin Scorsese made several short films that laid the groundwork for the themes and characters he would revisit throughout his career. The 1964 short It’s Not Just You, Murray! has all the makings of a familiar film from the celebrated director: gangsters who always knew they wanted to be something, backstabbing “pals,” montages of violence and entertaining monologues.
The movie… Continue reading This Martin Scorsese Short Film from 1964 Is Like a Prelude to 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Goodfellas'