The name Taylor Sheridan will have a familiar ring to fans of “Sons of Anarchy." Sheridan played police officer David Hale on the FX series. There was a lot to the Hale character, an indication of Sheridan’s level as an actor and his keen ability as observer of the human genre. Sheridan, who directed "Wind River" which debuted at this year's Cannes Festival, got his break as screenwriter when he ... more >
CANNES FESTIVAL, “Wind River”
This MACBETH is crazy
The storyline of "MacBeth" can be resumed to the following: Macbeth is a man obsessed by ambition. Done! Scotland is in the throes of civil war, the background goes, and the survival of King Duncan's reign depends on one last battle with the loyal Macbeth commanding his troops. DID YOU KNOW? There are 420 different screen adaptations of the works of Shakespeare, including ones made by Akira ... more >
This is Wong Kar Wai's first martial arts outing, not to mention his first film since his embarrassing English-language attempt “My Blueberry Nights” from 2007. Wong spent three years researching “Grandmaster,” which tells of Kung Fu masters in Northern China and Hong Kong in the years before WWII until the fifties, and he seems to have gotten all the details, down to the buttons on Tony ... more >
INTOUCHABLES’ U.S. REMAKE – who to cast?
Idris Elba, Chris Rock and Jamie Foxx. According to a story in today's N.Y. Post, these are the three names being thrown around for the leading role in the American remake of Intouchables, the French tour de force movie which got so many butts in movie theater seats that France hadn't seen this kind of record attendance since the sixties. But this could be just another N.Y. Post rumor. Harvey ... more >