Monday Nov 18
the things you need to know to start out your day
Highlight: In 1928, Walt Disney's first sound-synchronized animated cartoon, "Steamboat Willie" starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York.
Abdellatif KECHICHE: "I want this film to be an exchange between me and the audience"
I had the luck to see Blue is the Warmest Color at the New York Film Festival and ask Abdellatif Kechiche some questions at a press conference, which took place shortly after the premiere.
Behind the scenes
MAXIMUM building heights for land around AAMI Stadium at West Lakes will lowered by seven storeys after complaints from nearby residents.
"12 Years A Slave" scribe to pen Timur Bekmambetov's "Ben-Hur"
PanARMENIAN.Net - MGM has set 12 Years A Slave scribe John Ridley to do a rewrite on Ben-Hur , a new adaptation of the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ, which Timur Bekmambetov will direct, based on the Ben-Hur spec the studio bought from Keith Clarke .
Cinema Blend News
12 Years A Slave Scribe To Rewrite Ben-Hur
After years of scripting a wide array of television shows including the crime-drama series Third Watch and sitcoms like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The John Larroquette Show , writer John Ridley has made his mark in movies with the universally lauded new drama 12 Years a Slave .