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Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins Michael Fassbender in ‘Kung Fury’ Feature Film

Arnold Schwarzenegger has boarded David Sandberg action-comedy “Kung Fury.”He will join the previously announced cast of Michael Fassbender and David Hasselhoff. David Sandberg will also star and produce the film under his Laser Unicorns production company. Sandberg is adapting the upcoming feature-length movie as a sequel to his short film, which paid homage to 1980s […]

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Berlin International Film Festival Rejects #MeToo-Supporting Black Carpet at Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ Premiere

To the chagrin of #MeToo activists and 23,000 petition signers, Berlin International Film Festival director Dieter Kosslick dismissed a request to lay down black carpet for guests attending Thursday’s opening-night premiere of “Isle of Dogs,” the latest Wes Anderson film. Deadline reports that Kosslick — who will step down when his contract ends in May […]

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‘Isle of Dogs’ Review: Wes Anderson Delivers a Stop-Motion Stunner About the Garbage World We Live In — Berlinale 2018

The world is trash, and Wes Anderson is currently enjoying the hottest streak of his career. These things, it turns out, are not unrelated. The worse things get, the more fantastical Anderson’s films become; the more fantastical Anderson’s films become, the better their style articulates his underlying sincerity. Disorder fuels his imagination, and the staggeringly […]

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Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle Of Dogs’ Is A Good Boy, A Very Good Boy [Berlin Review]

They growl and occasionally they howl, but the dogs don’t bark in Wes Anderson‘s stop-motion miracle “Isle of Dogs.” Instead, these beautifully scruffy puppet pooches, with uncannily expressive, liquid eyes, speak in clipped, droll, perfectly parsed English, debating plans of action democratically and relating heartfelt backstories with gruff, unsentimental candor. Consigned to Trash Island, which […]

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Christopher Walken, Elizabeth Debicki Join Neo-Noir Thriller ‘Burnt Orange Heresy’ (Exclusive)

Oscar winner Christopher Walken and rising star Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager, Steve McQueen’s upcoming Widows) have been cast in The Burnt Orange Heresy, the new neo-noir thriller from Golden Lion-nominated filmmaker Giuseppe Capotondi (The Double Hour).The film – announced by HanWay Films, which is handling international sales in Berlin – is based on a […]

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Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Rules With $23.2 Million Overseas

“Black Panther” is already ruling over the international box office.The Marvel movie blasted off to a lordly $23.2 million overseas after opening in 17 locations, including the United Kingdom, South Korea, and France. Domestically, “Black Panther” will launch in previews on Thursday night before debuting across 4,020 locations. The film is expected to open to […]

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Animation Showcase Boosts Profiles of Shorts

Never underestimate one’s love for filmmaking and storytelling, no matter how those images and ideas are being presented. The Animation Showcase is the brainchild of Benoit Berthe Siward, a French animation enthusiast who created the initiative in summer 2016 as a joint collaboration with the Soho House London. Rather than a film festival, the Animation […]

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