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The ‘Crashing’ Cast Loves ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ Because Pursuing Stand-Up Success Is Universally Relatable

There’s been a recent surge in TV shows exploring the world of aspiring comedians, but don’t assume that they feel like they’re in competition with each other. In fact, “Crashing” star Jamie Lee is, in her own words, “obsessed” with Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”And she’s not the only cast member of the HBO comedy, […]

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Natalie Portman & Alex Garland Address ‘Annihilation’ Whitewashing Controversy

“Annihilation” is rolling into cinemas next week, and it’s juggling more than one hot topic of conversation. First, Netflix scooped up the international rights for the film, with Paramount hanging on to the rights in the U.S., Canada and China over concerns by producer David Ellison, the head of Skydance Productions, that the sci-fi pic […]

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Europe Sees Record Theater Admissions in 2017

Movie ticket sales across the whole of Europe hit an estimated record 1.29 billion in 2017, according to data released Thursday by the European Audiovisual Observatory. Figures for the 28-nation European Union showed a slight drop, but remained strong when seen in historical context.The European Audiovisual Observatory, an agency that collates official information on the […]

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Wes Anderson Explains Hayao Miyazaki’s Influence on ‘Isle of Dogs’ and Stop-Motion Challenges

Wes Anderson is finally ready to talk about “Isle of Dogs.” The director returned to the Berlin Film Festival, where his latest feature is the first animated film to open the ceremony, and he joined his screenwriters Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Kunichi Nomura, plus many members of his star-studded voice cast, for the official […]

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