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Tuesday Jul 15 | E! Online

Halle Berry's Robot Extant Son Reveals the Oscar Winner Is "as Sweet as Her Cookies"

Seriously, Berry ' s robot son on Extant is the cutest person to hit TV this summer and we have the exclusive video to prove it! Pierce Gagnon , the 8-year-old who plays the Oscar winner's son on CBS' new breakout hit, is just as talented as he is adorable, having stolen scenes in projects such as Looper, opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and stolen ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'12 Monkeys' Producer on Syfy Series: 'It's a Complete Reimagining'

"We didn't want to just redo what the movie does," co-executive producer Terry Matalas said of the upcoming 13-episode adaptation.


Los Angeles Times

'Planet of the Apes' and the rise of the midstream director switch

Jason Clarke, backed by some of his costars, in a scene from "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."


Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Let Me In, Thriller, Action Movies, Crime Movies, The Dark Knight, Movies

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Brandon Sun

Vancouver-raised 'Breaking Bad' scribe celebrates Emmy nod for beloved episode

Canadian-raised writer Moira Walley-Beckett, shown in a handout photo, penned the heart-wrenching third-to-last episode in the decorated run of "Breaking Bad," an instalment called "Ozymandias" that has inspired such critical reverence that some have called it the greatest episode of TV drama of all time.


Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, North America, Canada, World News, Drama, Dean Norris

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Why 'Apes' Director Matt Reeves Needs to Direct a 'Star Wars' Movie

If there's one aspect of these new Star Wars movies that have hardcore fans most excited, it's the selection of visionary directors Disney's hired to bring these stories to life.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Chronicle

Chicago Sun-Times

Hot and Cold: Netflix's "Hemlock Grove" and CBS's "Extant"

"Closed Curtain" is invigorating and courageous, yet one wishes its director would soon gain the freedom to make other kinds of movies again.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Science, Computer Science, Robots

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WBEZ-FM Chicago

Filmspotting #500 Live at the Music Box

The podcast that director Rian Johnson called "a force for good in the universe" and the A.V. Club dubbed a "podcast institution" is commemorating its 500th episode with a live taping at Chicago's historic Music Box Theatre ! Join hosts Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen for a celebration of all things film and Filmspotting.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema

Thu Jun 26, 2014

411 Fact or Fiction Movies/TV 06.27.14: Week 439

My computer uses Windows XP. Xp has since gone out of date so I have to uprade my operating system.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Brothers Bloom, Movies, Entertainment

Film School Rejects

23 Things We Learned From Rian Johnson's 'The Brothers Bloom' Commentary

If you're not convinced more Star Wars movies is a good idea, then the news that Rian Johnson will be writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII should win you over.


Related Topix: The Brothers Bloom, Drama Movies, Brick, Mystery Movies, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Red

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Trojan

USC alumnus Johnson to helm Star Wars: Episode VIII

The last few weeks have been rough for Star Wars fans. First the Expanded Universe novels, comics and video games were unceremoniously dropped from the official canon, then a barrage of leaked set photos threatened to pollute the air of mystery surrounding J.J. Abrams' Episode VII and finally, as if to add injury to insult, Harrison Ford broke his ... (more)


Related Topix: The Brothers Bloom, Star Wars, Vocal, Celebrities, Harrison Ford


The Everything Index: Dave Chappelle and Hidden Dongs Dominate

Welcome back to the Rolling Stone "Everything Index," where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, whether they like it or not.


Related Topix: Nathan for You, Entertainment, Television

Journal Gazette

Venice Film Festival taps composer to lead jury

Organizers said Monday that the jury president this year will be Frenchman Alexandre Desplat, a six-time Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner.


Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Disney Blog

Into The Woods Getting New Treatment from Composer and Writer

Disney has a movie version of Stephen Sondheim's "Into The Woods" musical currently in production.


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, The Iron Lady, The Young Victoria, Emily Blunt

Chicago Sun-Times

Thumbnails 6/23/14

A sequel that screams "cashing in again." From the half-heartedly clever spelling of "Too" in the title to the overly familiar Las Vegas setting to Set at a dinner party on a night when a passing comet does strange things to the universe, "Coherence" is a great example of how "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant ... (more)


Related Topix: The Brothers Bloom, Drama Movies, Brick, Mystery Movies, W., Girls, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The secret singing coach to the stars

HE'S worked with the likes of Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix, but how did famed voice coach Roger Love teach Keira Knightley how to sing? NICOLA Peltz has big pumps to fill.


Related Topix: Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Megan Fox

Bangor Daily News

'Looper' filmmaker Rian Johnson to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

"Looper" filmmaker Rian Johnson will write and direct "Star Wars: Episode VIII," the second installment in the new trilogy of "Star Wars" films produced by Walt Disney Co, a source with knowledge of the plans said on Friday.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, The Brothers Bloom, Video Games