In our second and final Profile interviews, I sat down, via Zoom, to the writer, producer & director of the movie, Timur Bekmambetov! We talked about how he set up a meeting between the actress Valene Kane and real-life subject Anna Erelle and his film language, Screenlife, and where do we see it going for the future of filmmaking.
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In the first of the PROFILE interviews, I sat down, via Zoom, with the actress who takes the life of real-life journalist Anna Erelle in the role of Amy Whittaker for the movie coming out to theatres THIS FRIDAY!
During our conversation, we got to the heart of the matter with the cold hard facts of what it was like to portray this journalist on-screen and meeting her to find out what she went through to capture the true essence of her story. It’s time to delve into the profile of actress Valene Kane!
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For today’s EMExclusive, you are in for a real treat. I got to sit down with the cast of the upcoming comedy The War with Grandpa!
Based on the award-winning book by Robert Kimmel Smith, Sixth-grader Peter is pretty much your average kid-he likes gaming, hanging with his friends and his beloved pair of Air Jordans. But when his recently widowed grandfather Ed moves in with Peter’s family, the boy is forced to give up his most prized possession of all, his bedroom. Unwilling to let such an injustice stand, Peter devises a series of increasingly elaborate pranks to drive out the interloper, but Grandpa Ed won’t go without a fight. Soon, the friendly combatants are engaged in an all-out war with side-splitting consequences.
To talk about this cool family film, I talk to five of the cast members: Oakes Fegley, Laura Marano, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin and Jane Seymour!
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Now that movie theaters are finally reopening and Hollywood is getting back to work; Emmy award filmmaker, Janet Urban, talks about the steps movie executives are taking to safely restart productions.
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There is a certain career trajectory every big burly sports star goes on when transitioning to becoming a box office super star. One of the keys is they always have to make that kid friendly comedy where they protect the smart, precocious child it allows us to see their softer more “comedic” side. Hulk Hogan, Arnold, Vin Diesel, The Rock, and John Cena have done it. Now big, strapping Dave Bautista has his kiddy movie the Amazon Studios film My Spy. This was originally slated for a theatrical opening and now it’s going to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime.
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Just because COVID-19 protocols resulting in the cancellation of the Physical incarnation of the Fantasia International Film Fest, that doesn’t mean the genre-centric fest has gone away.
The festival’s 24th edition might be online but don’t expect a truncated version of Fantasia – today’s first wave of programming includes twenty-one films ranging from the Tiny Tim biopic, Tiny Tim: King for a Day to the new Lloyd Kaufman film and intriguing titles like Undergods and The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw,
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A chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding leads to complications in the Hulu Original Film, Palm Springs.
Palm Springs is set to premiere on Hulu and in select drive-ins nationwide on Friday, July 10th.
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Yup, there is, in fact, a Zack Snyder cut of Justice League – and HBO Max will premiere it exclusively.
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Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) has signed on to direct and co-write a new Star Wars film for theatrical release.
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Stop the monkeys, someone please stop the monkeys from drumming. Ok, that makes zero sense. However, Warner Brothers bypassing theaters to bring Scoob Direct to Digital on May 15th actually makes perfect sense. All the rescheduling of 2020’s big films means the smaller, more iffy titles like Scoob need a home so why not digital. Unlike Universal’s unilateral move, WB did consult with theaters first.
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