Wind River (2017) Review
Wind River is directed and written by Taylor Sheridan and is the conclusion to his "American Frontier" trilogy (Sicario, Hell or High Water). The film stars Jeremy Renner (The Avengers, Arrival) and Elizabeth Olsen (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Godzilla). "An FBI agent teams with a town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation". Sicario and Hell or High Water were both critical gems, with the former reaching the top of my year-end 2015 list. Can Wind River follow suit?
De Palma: The master of excess and suspense
There is no doubt that one of the great directors of the modern age is Brian de Palma, a director who has a long list of classics, near classics and interesting gems to his name. Scarface, The Untouchables, Carlito's Way, Obsession, Dressed to Kill, Casualties of War, Mission Impossible, Raising Cain or Carrie. Even his duds – Bonfire of the Vanities, Mission to Mars or Snake Eyes – have moments of great interest to cinephiles and reveal a director with a real understanding, not only of the technical aspects of filmmaking, but of the filmic possibilities of the camera.
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'Making a Murderer' Season 2 May Arrive in 2017
Netflix's true crime documentary series Making a Murderer was as upsetting as it was captivating, grabbing a wide audience and putting all eyes on the case of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. Since that late 2015 finale, more has happened regarding the case, almost entirely due to the show's existence itself. So, now there's enough material for a second season, and it may be arriving in 2017.
Oscar Isaac to Star in 'Life Itself' From Dan Fogelman
Oscar Isaac is set to star in Life Itself, a film written and directed by Dan Fogelman. Production begins in spring, with Isaac playing the catalyst who triggers a multi-generational love story weaving several characters into a tale that courses decades from New York to Spanish.
A Second Season of 'Making a Murderer' Ordered by Netflix
The producers behind Netflix's docuseries Making a Murderer are working on a new lot of episodes, the streaming service has confirmed on Tuesday. — While there's no word on how many episodes are being made, or when they'll premiere, the episodes will update viewers on the case against Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, who were convicted of torturing and murdering photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005.
'Maze Runner' Producers Acquires Rights to Remake 'Undefeated'.
Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment have acquired the rights to do a movie based on the Oscar-Winning documentary ‘Undefeated’ (2011). The documentary, which was directed by Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin, followed several players from an inner city Memphis high school football team, the Manassas Tigers on and off the field. The Tigers had a long history defeats until the head coach turned them around into a team with a chance to win a playoff game.No news yet about who will write and direct this movie. Bowen and Godfrey are currently producing Maze Runner: The Death Cure and working on a TV series based on Stephen King’s book Mr. Mercedes.
George R.R. Martin Hosting a Screening of Neil Gaiman Documentary, 'Dream Dangerously'
Vimeo is releasing a documentary detailing the life and career of writer Neil Gaiman, and now George R.R. Martin has thrown his support by the world renowned author, set to host a screening of the doco followed by a Q&A.
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Emotional and Powerful, 'Jim: The James Foley Story' Is a Fitting Tribute
In 2014 American journalist James Foley’s video beheading at the hands of the newly emerged ISIS shocked the world. This powerful documentary details his violent death and recalls his short, yet influential life. It also details how Foley survived being kidnapped in Libya to insisting on traveling to Syria that led to his devastating death.
Which Animated Short Will Be Premiering With 'Moana'
The short will be debuting with Moana this November but it will arrive earlier at the Annecy Internation Animation Film Festival. — The short is called Inner Workings and it follows Paul, a workaholic whose life is boring and is very sad. Although inside his body he's alive and well, with the camera zooming in on how different body parts react to his average life. Like a brain, heart, lungs, and etc. The short will combine 3D computer generated animation and traditional 2D animation. That's all we know about the new short so far but it sounds great!!! This image below is a teaser on how the animation may look.
Case Defendants Still Feeling the Impact from Netflix's 2015 Drama 'Making a Murderer'
Netflix told the story of Steven Avery back in 2015, a man who in 2005 had previously been exonerated for a crime after spending 18 years in prison, and his nephew, as murder suspect in the killing of Teresa Halbach in 2005.