Producer Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions really only started to branch out beyond the Paranormal Activity franchise three years ago, but those three years have been ridiculously prolific. In that short time, Blumhouse has established itself as a powerhouse in Hollywood horror, with a consistent string of hits like Insidious, Sinister, and The Purge proving that low budgets don’t have to equate to bad movies.
When Paddington hit theaters earlier this year, Movies.com sat down with producer David Heyman?, best known for producing the entire Harry Potter series, to talk about his wonderful movie. But you know what? The movie is indeed so darn wonderful, we’ chatted with Heyman a second time for this week’s Blu-ray, DVD, and DigitalHD release.
Directed by Paul King (The Mighty Boosh), Paddington is… Continue reading 'Paddington' Producer David Heyman Talks Going From Studio Rejection to a Possible 'Paddington 2'
If you enjoyed the gritty Power Rangers movie that caused some controversy regarding its legality this week, now it’s time to become familiar with more of Adi Shankar’s productions. We don’t mean his commercial Hollywood features, like Lone Survivor. The Grey and Killing Them Softly, although those are recommended, too. We mean his other “Bootleg Universe” one-shot films… Continue reading Watch an Unofficial James Bond Movie From the Producer of That 'Power/Rangers' Short
It’s important for the Sundance Film Festival to remain relevant as well as pioneering in the support of new cinema, and that’s why it’s significant that this year’s event showcases nine virtual reality films in its artsy New Frontiers section. That’s roughly double the amount of VR installations selected for the 2014 festival and fills a majority of the 13 slots… Continue reading 'Her' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' Producer Megan Ellison is Getting Into Virtual Reality Cinema
The Hunger Games movies are more than capable of standing on their own merits, but great movies don’t automatically equal great success. A good movie isn’t always good enough — you have to have a smart distributor that knows how to build awareness and embrace the existing fan base, while also luring in new fans.
There aren’t very many franchises that pull… Continue reading 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Producer and Director Talk the Movie's Secret Behind-the-Scenes Weapon