Stanley Tucci signs up for A Private War – Film News | …

Newsdesk Actor Stanley Tucci is stepping into the frame to star in an upcoming biopic about late war reporter Marie Colvin. Gone Girl actress Rosamund Pike previously signed on to portray the famed fearless journalist in A Private War, opposite Jamie Dornan as photographer Paul Conroy, and Tucci has since jumped onboard the project, according to Further details about The Hunger Games star’s role have yet to be released, but he joins a cast which also includes The Night Manager’s Tom Hollander. The film, directed by Matthew Heineman, isRead More

Jeff Bridges – Film News |

18 January 2018 (released) 1 h Jeff Bridges won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 2009 film Crazy Heart, and earned nominations for his roles in The Last Picture Show (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Starman (1984), The Contender (2000), True Grit (2010), and Hell or High Water (2016). His other films include Tron (1982), Jagged Edge (1985), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), The Fisher King (1991), Fearless (1993), The Big Lebowski (1998), Seabiscuit (2003), Iron Man (2008), and The Giver (2014). In Kingsman:Read More

The Post ban lifted in Lebanon – Film News | Film-News….

Newsdesk Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has overturned a screening ban on Steven Spielberg’s new movie The Post. The film, which chronicles the The Washington Post and The New York Times’ publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, was scheduled to debut in Beirut this week (begs15Jan18), but it was pulled from cinemas by members of the Censorship Committee of the General Security Directorate. However, the matter was turned over to officials at Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior and Municipalities and on Wednesday (17Jan18) Hariri chose to “overrule and reverse” theRead More

Witnesses 2 – A Frozen Death – Film News |…

Claudia A (director) Arrow Films (studio) 15 (certificate) 416min approx (length) 15 January 2018 (released) 56 min This is the second big TV-case for female detective, Lieutenant Sandra Winckler, (Marie Dompnier) although this brilliant, tense and disturbing French police drama (A FROZEN DEATH) is a standalone affair and therefore it doesn’t matter whether you’ve seen the first WITNESSES or not. When a bus containing the frozen corpses of fifteen men is found on a road in the North of France, and in spring nonetheless, Lieutenant Sandra Winckler and herRead More

Maze – Film News |

Simon Kennedy Stephen Burke (director) Lionsgate (studio) 15 (certificate) 89 minutes (length) 17 January 2018 (released) 2 h Inspired by a real life incident that took place inside the infamous Maze prison in Northern Ireland after the infamous hunger strike was called off by the IRA. Political prisoner Larry Marley is stuck in the Maze after his involvement in acts of terrorism with the IRA. Hes in a mixed wing filled with IRA and UVF soldiers and this is literally hell on earth for him. He wants out ofRead More

Darkest Hour – Film News |

Newsdesk Joe Wright (director) (studio) (length) 11 January 2018 (released) 32 min Filmmaker Joe Wright has made his name as a director of well-observed period pieces, and a decade on from directing Atonement, he is revisiting the Second World War with Darkest Hour, a character study of Britain’s great war leader Winston Churchill, played by Gary Oldman. Darkest Hour begins with the brutal ousting of his predecessor Neville Chamberlain (Ronald Pickup). With the war against Nazi Germany going catastrophically, the only man the opposition Labour Party will support toRead More

The Final Year – Film News |

Paul Chapinal Greg Barker (director) (studio) 12A (certificate) 90 (length) 19 January 2018 (released) 12 min Barack Obama’s last couple of years as president domestically were difficult. The Republicans had control of the Senate and were causing him problems, and there was the issue of succession. However, abroad President Obama still held a lot of sway and good will. Greg Barker’s The Final Year covers just that, with some remarkable access to the President’s foreign policy team as they fly around the glove, trying to shore up and embedRead More

Jamie-Lynn Sigler gives birth to baby boy – Film News |…

Newsdesk Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler has welcomed her second child. The Sopranos star introduced fans to her son, Jack Adam Dykstra, in a post on Instagram on Tuesday (16Jan18). “He’s here,” she captioned a series of photos, including one of mother and baby, and two others of her eldest son Beau holding his new sibling, and suggesting the newborn had arrived days after his due date, Jamie-Lynn continued, “Jack Adam Dykstra we will talk about your tardiness eventually, but for now we’ve got a lot of love to give.” “Thanks toRead More

Selma Blair: ‘James Toback threatened me’ – Film News |…

Newsdesk Selma Blair has accused filmmaker James Toback of threatening to kill her to keep the actress silent about his alleged sexual misconduct against her. The Hellboy star came forward with accusations against the writer and director in October (17), alleging she met Toback in his hotel room almost two decades ago and insisted on rubbing himself against her while forcing the actress to look him in the eyes. “He said, ‘It’s OK, I can come in my pants,” she told Vanity Fair. “I have to rub up against yourRead More

Darkest Hour lights up UK box-office – Film News | Film…

Newsdesk Darkest Hour – Gary Oldman gives an award-winning performance as Winston Churchill in this account of the early days of World War II, when European countries had not yet decided how to deal with Hitler’s advancing Germany. Lily James and Kristin Scott Thomas are also excellent in Joe Wright’s latest British drama. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – When four teenagers are sucked into a video game, their avatars (personified by Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan) embark on a fantastic adventure. Shot on beautiful locationsRead More