Directed and co-written by Wash Westmoreland, starring Kiera Knightley and Dominic West, Colette is based on the true story of an established author who represented his wife’s stories as his own and achieved far greater commercial success. The film is about Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette‘s fight to regain credit for herself. Spoilers, she would go on to write (and be […]
Collateral Beauty is the worst kind of artificial tear jerker that isn’t secure in its own message so it decides to beat the viewer over the head with its message. Title: Collateral Beauty Director: David Frankel Summary: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. […]
Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley head up the cast for The Imitation Game. It’s the story of Alan Turing, the mathematician credited for cracking the German Enigma machine that turned the tide of the war. The film is directed by Morten Tyldum and also stars Mark Strong, Matthew Goode, Charles Dance and Rory Kinnear. It’s […]
Jack Ryan knows how to go on the run in style.
Currently going by the simple title of Jack Ryan, Paramount’s new reboot of the Tom Clancy-created political action thriller series will star Chris Pine in the title role and Kenneth Branagh, reputedly as the villain. Branagh is also directing and has recently auditioned some potential female leads for the film, ultimately settling on Keira Knightley. According […]
It's the end of the world as we know it, so just how do Steve Carell and Keira Knightley feel?
An end of the world comedy. Who doesn't like those?
I thought this spike in the zeitgeist should have peaked around the millennium, but do you have time for another end of the world movie? How about a funny one? Seeking a Friend For the End of the World has been written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, previously the scriptwriter on Nick and Norah’s Infinite […]
Mark Romanek’s pensive Never Let Me Go is a film for the ages, a timeless love story and fragile yet supple tragedy that speaks to the one unchanging truth of human life: that it’s finite. This adaptation, by Romanek and screenwriter Alex Garland, preserves all of the gentleness and subtlety of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel, while […]
Technology. Sex. Abberant psychology. This trailer wants us to know that it’s for a David Cronenberg picture. Herein you’ll find Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung, Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud and Keira Knightley as Sabina Spielrein, the woman that got tossed back and forth between them. Between those two, powerful charismatic actors I think Knightley […]
Kate Atherton writes for Bleeding Cool: Today we have the first official look at Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – although you could be forgiven for thinking he doesn’t look much different from the Jack Sparrow of the preceding three Pirates movies. Johnny Depp told USA Today: What’s most […]
Working Title’s Tim Bevan has told The Daily Mail that he’s developing “a lot of projects” with Joe Wright, and that one of them is a new film version of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. Joe Wright being Joe Wright, Keira Knightley is already being touted for the lead role. Bevan said: I’m not saying I’ve […]
Do you remember that dreaded Batman Forever film? And do you remember Sugar and Spice? Well, here’s a reminder. What was the idea? That one was sweet and one was… um… spicy? I’ve tried to forget. Anyway, the point is this: Chris Nolan is looking for a pair of female leads for the next Batmovie, one […]
It seems that Baz Luhrmann is yet to be convinced by Rebecca Hall’s Daisy. I reported before on how Luhrmann had a workshop session on his Great Gatsby project with Leonardo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire and Rebecca Hall. Now Deadline are reporting that, while Di Caprio and Maguire have been left in position, Luhrmann is […]
It’s just a few weeks until the directorial debut of William Monhan, screenwriter of The Departed, is upon us. And I mean “us” as in Rich and I, because we’re in the UK. The US release is still someway off, in February of next year. Some of you might want to be jealous. London Boulevard […]
Never Let Me Go opens in some parts of the US next Wednesday, and goes wider later. It’s not coming to the UK until next year but will be the opening film of the London Film Festival. If it’s at all possible, I’ll be there – I’ve been waiting keenly for this film since the […]
Fox Searchlight have issued two new stills, one old still in better quality and a behind-the-scenes snap to promote Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go. These don’t even whisper a hint of the power this story contains. Nonetheless, it is always interesting to see the cast in costume, on location and in character. I picked […]
This poster should need no introduction, but there’s a spoiler-studded one at Wikipedia anyway. That’s your new Spider-Man there, on the left. Never Let Me Go will be Mark Romanek’s first feature film since One Hour Photo. If that’s not enough to have sold you a ticket already, here’s the beautiful trailer that was launched […]