"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens Very few of the films or TV shows I write about are as fascinating and full of unruly life as the encounters I have every A story on a new series on spirituality and social justice at The Chicago Sun-Times, featuring one of our contributors.
As we continue to gear up for the release of 'Ready Player One,' more and more of the focus is shifting to the film's director, Steven Spielberg. Along with being one of the most revered directors in the history of film, Spielberg is also the father of the modern Blockbuster and his work served as a massive inspiration for the Ernest Cline novel upon which the new film is based.
With renewed efforts in the entertainment industry for the search of great women roles in film and television, the powers-that-be needn't look any further for an example of greatness than in a series that's had fans buzzing since 2015. It's in the STARZ horror comedy "Ash vs. Evil Dead," where the effervescent Dana DeLorenzo fully realizes the potential of Kelly Maxwell an electronics store trainee-turned-no-nonsense, F-bomb slinging demon hunter -- who aids the lovably flawed antihero Ash Williams in his fight against gnarly, netherworldly beings known as "Deadites."
Monster lovers from around Northern California and beyond gathered in Sonoma County last weekend for the third annual Silver Scream Festival , which took place at the Roxy Stadium 14 Cinemas in downtown Santa Rosa and boasted a lineup of both classic and new horror and sci-fi films, with celebrity guests, panel discussions, special effects makeup demonstrations and more.
Stan, Andi and Red go over the list of BAFTA winners , Ready Player One has released its final trailer, details for the next season of Preacher have been released, Stan's review of Black Panther , Jamie Lee Curtis has wrapped up filming on the Halloween reboot, Creed II is about to start shooting, IT: Chapter 2 starts shooting in the summer, new trailers for Incredibles 2 , Uncle Drew , Rampage and Pacific Rim: Uprising all hit the internet last week, the incredible opening weekend numbers for Black Panther along with the rest of the weekend box office, the coming releases and more on this edition of The Fractured Frame.
BOURNEMOUTH Symphony Orchestra's film music concerts have become so well-established in the February calendar in recent years that they surely count one of Dorset's great annual traditions. This year, the theme was Heroes and Monsters - a subject broad enough to encompass everything from Harry Potter to James Bond.
IT was one of the most successful science fiction adventures ever made, featuring one of John Williams' most iconic musical scores. Jurassic Park transformed the movie-going experience for an entire generation and became the highest-grossing film of all time in 1993, winning three Academy Awards.
Despite altogether disappearing from Dendy Canberra for reasons unknown, Sweet Country is still screening at Palace Cinemas and Event Cinemas Manuka. Australian films need all the screenings they can get and, having been awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival, this one merits your attention.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The arrival of the British crime drama "The Frankenstein Chronicles" on Netflix certainly is well-timed. The series, which becomes available on the streaming service on Tuesday, Feb. 20, is hitting America on top of the 200th anniversary of the book that inspired it, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein."