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Martin Scorsese may direct film version of Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth play

Justin Kurzel 's MACBETH starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard will be in theaters later this year, but it appears another big screen take on the William Shakespeare tragedy is in the works from Kenneth Branagh and Martin Scorsese . Branagh starred in and co-directed a stage version of Macbeth that debuted at the 2013 Manchester International Festival, and...

After 20 years, Martin Scorsese's Silence will begin filming January 30th

Ever since I cared about movie news, I’ve been waiting for Martin Scorsese ’s SILENCE. He’s been trying to get the 1966 novel by Shusaku Endo adapted for twenty years and it’s finally happening.  The novel revolves around two 17th-century Jesuit priests who travel to Japan to investigate claims of religious persecution and whether or not their mentor has...

The Best Movie You Never Saw: Kon-Tiki

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at the Norwegian flick KON-TIKI . THE STORY:...

Netflix's Marco Polo series gets a release date, plus first images

Netflix has announced a release date for their Marco Polo series, a project we first learned about back in January . All ten episodes of the first season of Marco Polo will premiere on Netflix at 12:01 AM PT on December 12, 2014 . The series was created by THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM and YOUNG GUNS scribe John Fusco (who is also executive producing it with Dan Minahan and Harvey...

Review: The Congress

PLOT: Aging actress Robin Wright , feeling overwhelmed by her real-life duties as a mother of two, decides to have her likeness uploaded into a computer, enabling filmmakers to use the digital version of Robin Wright to do whatever they want. REVIEW: That plot synopsis above doesn't really tell the whole story. Not by a long shot. THE CONGRESS is a testament to the power -...

Release dates for Scorsese's Silence and The Revenant with Leonardo DiCaprio

Great news for those of you who have been following Martin Scorsese ’s long-developed passion project SILENCE, we have even more confirmation that it is actually happening. He’s been working on the adaptation of the Shusaku Endo novel for over twenty years and things are finally firming up with a great cast and now a release date. The film will start production this year...

Ink & Pixel: The Triplets of Belleville

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I’m always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fanbase, Ink & Pixel has been granted permission to broaden its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy genres. I hope that you enjoy...

Strange and dazzling trailer for The Congress starring Robin Wright

I’ve watched this trailer a handful of times now, and it’s still giving me chills. WALTZ WITH BASHIR director Ari Folman returns with THE CONGRESS , a trippy and wonderful looking movie that looks to go full meta in all the right ways. It’s a fascinating blend of live action and animation adapted from SOLARIS author Stanislaw Lem's novel "The Futurological...

Zach Galifianakis & Paul Rudd to star in new comedy for The Artist director

In a new interview with Variety , THE ARTIST director Michel Hazanavicius says his next project will be a comedy called WILL starring Zach Galifianakis , and Paul Rudd is in talks to star in the film as well. WILL will be produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay , and is based on a screenplay by comedian Demetri Martin . Hazanavicius also says he hopes to start...

Liam Neeson to reteam with Martin Scorsese for Silence

After two decades and some final legal hurdles, Martin Scorsese is ready to film his adaptation of the novel SILENCE and has now found another lead for the movie. While we heard a while back that Ken Watanabe and Andrew Garfield would star in the movie, Scorsese has landed his GANGS OF NEW YORK actor, Liam Neeson . Production is set to begin in Taiwan later this year. Liam...

Review: Big Bad Wolves

PLOT : After a series of murders and a recent disappearance of a little girl an Israeli officer finds that he must pursue the suspect outside of the law. Questions of guilt and the pursuit of justice and revenge get complicated when the father of the missing girl gets involved in this dangerous game of life and death. REVIEW : There is something deeply disturbing at the heart of BIG...

Netflix orders original adventure series Marco Polo with Kon Tiki filmmakers at the helm

Netflix is making another bid on original content with their latest venture, Marco Polo, a nine-episode original series based on the exploits of the famed world traveler. It's the first action/adventure show from Netflix, the streaming service that has produced some really kick ass original series' thus far, including Lilyhammer, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, and...
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