Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning exposé by Lawrence Wright, The Looming Towertraces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
Alec Baldwin has been cast as George Tenet, the Director of Central Intelligence for the CIA.
The Looming Tower began principal photography today in New York.
If you’re one of the few who didn’t see Beauty and the Beast this past weekend (or saw it in come parts of Canada), you missed a bonus treat – a new trailer for The Boss Baby that was specially created to play with the Disney smash hit.
It’s not just a terrific marketing ploy, it’s a great trailer.
NBC is honoring Tony Bennett with a two-hour special – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come – hosted by Alec Baldwin and featuring performances by such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Elton John, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kevin Spacey, Stevie Wonder, Rufus Wainwright, and, of course, the legendary Tony Bennett.
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come will air on Tuesday, December 20th (9/8C). A companion CD to the special will be released on December 16th. For further details, read on.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be presenting a month-long spotlight on documentaries hosted by Alec Baldwin.
To Tell The Truth will examine the history non-fiction films over the month of November – featuring more than 50 films including: Hoop Dreams, Woodstock, God’s Country and more.
TCM veteran/Oscar®-nominee Alec Baldwin will host the programming events that will feature several TCM premieres including two episodes of the ongoing series To Tell The Truth: A History of Documentary Film (2014).
The special will premiere on November 2nd (8/7C) and will air every Monday and Wednesday during the month. For more, read on.
There’s an anti-IMF organization out there called The Syndicate – the rogue nation of the film’s title. The only tool we have for beating The Syndicate is the Impossible Missions Force – or rather, did.
The IMF has just been dissolved and its members are wanted by the CIA.
Check out the new trailer after the jump. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation premieres on July 31st.
The 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival has added some more big names to its lineup.
Following the screening of Lenny (1974) Dustin Hoffman will sit down with Alec Baldwin, former co-host of TCM’s The Essentials, for an extended discussion of the film for which Hoffman received an Oscar® nomination for his portrayal of legendary, groundbreaking comedian Lenny Bruce.
Spike Lee will present the screening of Malcolm X (1992), starring Denzel Washington in one of his most acclaimed roles.
The 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival – which runs from March 26-29, will also feature tributes to two artists whose contributions behind the camera have been enormous: Film Editor Anne V. Coates, CSE (Lawrence of Arabia, Out of Sight), and Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator Terry Leonard (Raiders o the Lost Ark, The Wind and the Lion). For further details, follow the jump.
After the success of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, in which several scenes were filmed in IMAX, the Christopher McQuarrie -directed fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise will also be digitally remastered for IMAX.
Mission: Impossible 5 reunites stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames. New to the series are Alec Baldwin, Rebecca Ferguson and Sean Harris.
A romantic comedy about a military contractor, his ex and the Air Force watchdog assigned to keep him out of trouble? Nope, it’s not based on a Nicholas Sparks novel (though it does star a few alumni of Sparks-based movies).
Aloha was written and directed by Cameron Crowe. The cast includes Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, Danny McBride, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray and John Krasinski. Check out the trailer after the jump – it looks like it deserves its A-list cast.