Director Zack Snyder isn’t exactly known for helming compelling dramas aiming for critical acclaim, but perhaps the filmmaker is turning over a new leaf. Snyder is now set to team up with Christian Bale and Sean Penn on The Last Photograph.
The film, which tells the tale of two men who are inspired to travel to Afghanistan after seeing a photograph, has been in… Continue reading Directing Gigs: Zack Snyder to Tackle Afghan War Pic, and Paul Schrader to Helm Shark Hostage Tale 'Bait'
“Man’s Best Friend” (Le Meilleur ami de l’Homme) is a humorously romantic seven-minute short film by French filmmaker Vincent Mariette, which recently screened at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and the 2011 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival. Henri is an aging security worker with a bad case of burnout, who is employed as a canine security guard in a suburban train station. The only joy Henri… Continue reading Man’s Best Friend: The Tale of a Sweet Later-Life Crisis
Paul Greengrass has been offered Columbia Picture’s untitled big screen adapation of the harrowing true-life ordeal of Captain Richard Phillips. Deadline has word that the director (who was connected to the film last week ) will likely make the project his next, teaming with leading man Tom Hanks.
Phillips captained the MV Maersk Alabama which, in April of 2009, was hijacked by Somali pirates. Phillips bravely offered himself as a… Continue reading Paul Greengrass Likely For True Somali Pirates Tale
“Vicenta” is an awesome stop-motion animated short film directed by Sam Orti at the Spanish studio Conflictivos Productions. This plasticine/claymation movie turns out to be an epic little horror-film, with scenes of hot sex, bloody corpses and intense violence. The film tells the story of a woman in search of her husband’s lottery winnings, whose rich but miserly husband is having a steamy liaison with the… Continue reading Vicenta: A Spine-Tingling Tale of Lusty Betrayal and Bloodthirsty Revenge
First official trailer for Charles Martin Smith’s true-story-based drama, Dolphin Tale.
The film, which stars Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, and Morgan Freeman, is due in theaters September 23.