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Action Films

Disney turning 12 more animated classics into live-action films after 'Beauty and the Beast'

DeadlineTulsa World - Mar 20, 2017
That “Beauty and the Beast” would be a box-office smash was a given considering the planning that Disney has put into its strategy of turning its animated classics into live-action hits. What began with “Maleficent” in 2014, in a darker sense, has ...  

Adventure Films

5 Point Adventure Film's 2017 On the Road Series to Kick-off in ...
Loveland Reporter-Herald - Apr 14, 2017

The Stanley Hotel will play host to Colorado's leading adventure film event, 5Point Adventure Film Festival, from May 19-21, 2017.  

Animation Films

“My Entire High School Is Sinking Into The Sea” Proves (Way) Less Is More

Fast CompanyFast Company - Apr 17, 2017
Every so often, limited-animation films like the recently rereleased Japanese classic Belladonna of Sadness will break out beyond their niche followings and find a wider audience. With My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, Shaw is aiming to do ...  

Biography Films

Stephen Hawking biopic 'The Theory of Everything' is worth the wait

Rocky Mountain CollegianRocky Mountain Collegian - Dec 2, 2014
The Theory of Everything Image courtesy of IMDb. “The Theory of Everything” went into wide release on Nov. 28. There is a recent change in the style of biography films in Hollywood. Prior to a few years ago, biopics would focus on a subject's entire ...  

Comedy Films

In Praise of Comedy Films That Aren't Funny

PopMattersPopMatters - Apr 13, 2017
In Praise of Comedy Films That Aren't Funny. by Michael Barrett. 13 April 2017. A look at the rather funnily not funny films, Blast-Off and Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood. Burl Ives and Dennis Price in Blast-Off (1967). Confessions of a ...  

Crime Films

Netflix has a true crime hidden gem that's been called a "saga ...

JOEJOE - Apr 7, 2017
If you're a fan of true crime films, it's very likely that you've been slightly disappointed with some of the recent releases that have come through the Hollywood ...  

Documentary Films

Whitney Houston documentary directors: 'We wanted to tell Whitney's story from Whitney herself'

EW.com (blog)EW.com (blog) - Apr 25, 2017
The movie, produced under the Showtime Documentary Films banner, consciously steers away from the MadTV stereotype of Houston and instead focuses on the forces that shaped her — including her mother Cissy Houston and producer Clive Davis, the ...  

Drama Films

Archbold High School Stage Production Of Footloose Draws Standing Ovation
The Village Reporter and the Hometown Huddle - Apr 10, 2017

In 1984, teen heartthrob Kevin Bacon led a strong cast in what became one of the most successful teen musical drama films of the last half century…Footloose. With one of the most memorable title tracks of all time, the high energy flick inspired a ...  

Family Films

Box Office: 'Boss Baby' Could Fire 'Beauty and the Beast' From No. 1 Spot

VarietyVariety - Mar 31, 2017
Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst with comScore, said that the marketplace appears to be big enough for two family films in “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Boss Baby.” “As the first animated family film since “The Lego Batman Movie,” the star ...  

Fantasy Films

Willow Smith to Produce Two Fantasy Films

Hollywood's Black Renaissance (blog)Hollywood's Black Renaissance (blog) - Apr 14, 2017
Willow Smith (Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa) will be teaming up with Cartel Entertainment via her own MSFTS Production for two fantasy films, which she may also star in! The first will be an adaptation of author Alwyn Hamilton's fantasy-romance YA ...  

Film Noir

Friendship, film noir and the best laid plans

Jackson Clarion LedgerJackson Clarion Ledger - Apr 9, 2017
Why does everyone leave Jackson? In the span of 18 hours last weekend, I found out that two guys I'd known for several years were moving by Monday. One mainly for personal reasons, and the other because the job market in his particular field ...  

History Films

Holmfirth Film Festival is seeking psychedelia from young film makers

Huddersfield ExaminerHuddersfield Examiner - Apr 15, 2017
During the festival there will be screenings of more than 70 films, including blockbusters such as LaLa Land and A Monster Calls as well as works from world cinema, documentaries and the ever-popular local history films. New for this year is a series ...  

Horror Films

Independent Films

Kilgore to offer independent films at annual fest

Longview News-JournalLongview News-Journal - Apr 13, 2017
There will be an opening night reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 19 for the spring film festival. The reception will be followed by a showing of "20th Century Women." The reception, also at the 4 Star Cinema in Kilgore, will feature appetizers ...  

Music Films

Music films among 2017 Tribeca Film Festival standouts

The Music Universe.The Music Universe. - Apr 20, 2017
This week, The Music Universe will be in attendance at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Beginning shortly after the events of 9/11, the festival was created to celebrate the vibrancy of Downtown New York City, which was the most heavily affected area ...  

Musical Films

Read The Orthodox Film Story That's An Award Finalist

ForwardForward - Apr 14, 2017
Garbose is best known for her musical films — she collaborates with her husband, composer Levi Yitzhak Garbose. “Most singing that we see on Orthodox videos is presented in a recital style with a limited vocal range,” she said. “We're a stylistic ...  

Mystery Films

Marvel Studios Announces Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie for 2018, Plus 3 Mystery Films!

The EscapistComingSoon.net - Oct 8, 2015
Marvel Studios has announced a bit of a shift in their plans for Marvel Phase Three with the announcement of a new movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp, featuring the return of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang alongside Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne. The movie will ...  

Romance Films

A decade long romance: Films that captured Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's on-screen chemistry

Daily News & AnalysisDaily News & Analysis - Apr 20, 2017
A decade long romance: Films that captured Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's on-screen chemistry. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Shares75. alt Nayandeep Rakshit | Thu, 20 Apr 2017-10:41am , DNA webdesk.  

Sci Fi Films

Zoe Saldana says starring in sci-fi films made her color-blind and gender-blind

The GrioThe Grio - Apr 8, 2017
Zoe Saldana at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Star Trek Beyond" at Embarcadero Marina Park South in San Diego, California. (Getty Images). Share The Grio · Subscribe to TheGrio · Share The Grio · Zoe Saldana, in a recent interview with The Daily ...  

Short Films

HBO Celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month with Premiere of ...

Broadway WorldBroadway World - Apr 24, 2017
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, HBO will debut HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries, a collection of three short films by e.  

Sport Films

Southampton take part in the BT Sport and Premier League Inspiring campaign

BT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog)BT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog) - Apr 15, 2017
The award-winning BT Sport Films team is producing and broadcasting short films on the individuals and storylines involved in the Premier League and BT Disability programme, raising the profile of the project and clubs' broader inclusion work to ...  

Thriller Films

The 10 Best Thriller Films Ever Made

Esquire.co.ukEsquire.co.uk - Apr 12, 2017
It requires a pace, tension, a compelling plot and the characters to carry. Most of all, it needs plenty of twists that avoid cliche a-ha! moments. Most of all, they've got to be entertaining as hell. SEE ALSO: The 10 Greatest Spy Films Of All Time ...  

War Films

The 10 greatest second world war films you haven't seen

The GuardianThe Guardian - Mar 29, 2017
... Generation War, rank alongside the classics. Second world war classics (clockwise from top left): Lore, The Grey Zone. Second world war films (clockwise from top left): Lore, The Grey Zone, The Last Metro and The Train. Composite: Allstar & Rex ...  

Western Films

AMC's Premiere of Original Western Drama THE SON Garners 3 ...
Broadway World - Apr 13, 2017

THE SON premiered Saturday night on AMC, continuing the network's tradition of capping a day of classic Western films and television shows with an ori.  

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