The Conspirator (2010) - News Poster


What’s Coming to Hulu in October 2019

  • Variety
There’s no question Hulu wants to get its viewers in the Halloween mood — the streaming service will add a fresh slate of horror movies to its collection once October hits. In addition to watching Jigsaw psychologically torture victims in “Saw,” “Saw 2” and “Saw 6,” audiences will also be able to see the original Hill House in the 1963 thriller “The Haunting.” For those in the mood for a classic, horror favorites from Alfred Hitchcock will also become available come Oct. 1, including “Rear Window,” “Psycho” and “The Birds.”

Anticipated Hulu Originals will also premiere this coming month. Season 2 of “Light as a Feather” will launch on the streamer on Oct. 4, while “Looking for Alaska,” based on John Green’s best-selling novel of the same name, will premiere on Oct. 18.

Scroll through the list below:

Oct. 1

60 Days In: Season 5

Alien Encounters: Season 2-3

American Pickers: Season 19

Basketball Wives La: Seasons 1-5

Biography: The
See full article at Variety »

Hulu in October: Here’s Everything Coming and Going

  • The Wrap
Hulu in October: Here’s Everything Coming and Going
Spooky season is upon us, and Hulu is getting into the spirit with a number of horror or Halloween-themed offerings on its October line-up.

Along with Hulu originals like the horror anthology “Into the Dark” and the second season of Stephen King’s “Castle Rock,” the streamer is also offering films from the “Saw,” “Blade” and “Hellraiser” franchises beginning next month. For the more faint of heart, Hulu is also offering three seasons of Food Network’s “Halloween Wars” and the surely adorable “Kids Halloween Baking Championship.”

Not specifically Halloween-themed, but potentially haunting: All six seasons of the original run of “The Hills” will be available to stream on Oct. 1 for those looking to revisit the halcyon days of reality television and questionable late-aughts fashion.

Also Read: Lizzy Caplan's Annie Wilkes Arrives, Causes Mayhem in Hulu's 'Castle Rock' Season 2 Teaser (Video)

Hulu is also debuting all seven
See full article at The Wrap »

Robert Redford to Retire From Acting: ‘That’s Enough’

  • The Wrap
Robert Redford to Retire From Acting: ‘That’s Enough’
Robert Redford says he’s retiring from acting after teasing the end of his career in front of the camera two years ago.

“Never say never, but I pretty well concluded that this would be it for me in terms of acting, and [I’ll] move towards retirement after this ’cause I’ve been doing it since I was 21,” Redford, 81, told Entertainment Weekly. “I thought, Well, that’s enough. And why not go out with something that’s very upbeat and positive?”

In 2016, Redford said he would retire from acting after “The Old Man & the Gun,” which stars Casey Affleck and Donald Glover, and focus more on directing. “The Old Man & the Gun” will be screening at next month’s Toronto International Film Festival.

Also Read: Robert Redford To Retire From Acting: 'Goodbye To All That'

“I’m getting tired of acting,” Redford had said. “I’m an impatient person,
See full article at The Wrap »

Greg Shapiro reunites with Stuart Ford at Agc Studios

Greg Shapiro reunites with Stuart Ford at Agc Studios
New head of film won Oscar for The Hurt Locker.

Producer Greg Shapiro has reunited with Stuart Ford and joined Agc Studios as head of film.

Shapiro, who won the Oscar for The Hurt Locker, worked as Ford’s president of film at Im Global since September 2016 and departed shortly after Tang Media Partners merged Im Global with Open Road to create Global Road Entertainment.

He will oversee all feature film development and production activity for the new Los Angeles and London-based company, and will also be a stakeholder in Agc Studios alongside chairman and CEO Ford and COO Miguel Palos.
See full article at ScreenDaily »

On this day: Liz's first Oscar, Daffy's debut, and Juliet from the house of Capulet

On this day in history as it relates to showbiz...

1865 Mary Surratt arrested as a conspirator in the assassination of President Lincoln. Robin Wright played her in the movie The Conspirator

1912 Opera singer/actress Martha Eggerth (For Me and My Gal) born in Budapest. She died just a few years ago

1918 Great actor / star William Holden (Picnic, Sunset Blvd, Sabrina, Network)  born in Illinois...
See full article at FilmExperience »

Robert Redford Announces Retirement From Acting

After having made almost 80 films, one of the all-time greats, Robert Redford, has announced that he’ll be retiring from acting. His career his almost unparalleled in Hollywood, having delivered timeless classics like The Sting, All The President’s Men, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, among countless others. Even in his later years he was still doing excellent work in movies such as All is Lost and even Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Redford announced his retirement recently during an interview at the Walker Art Center, saying:

“I’m getting tired of acting. I’m an impatient person, so it’s hard for me to sit around and do take after take after take,” he tells his grandson Dylan Redford in a recent career-spanning interview at Walker Art Center. “At this point in my life, age 80, it’d give me more satisfaction because I’m not dependent on anybody.
See full article at We Got This Covered »

The Accountant movie review: by the numbers but outside the lines

MaryAnn’s quick take…

So convoluted, confusing, and overly crammed that it’s overwhelming, and not in a pleasant way. But Ben Affleck’s autistic action hero is fascinating. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

There’s so much going on in the unlikely action drama The Accountant that I think we can be forgiven for wondering whether writer Bill Dubuque (The Judge) and director Gavin O’Connor (Jane Got a Gun, Pride and Glory) are attempting to give us a little taste of what the world must be like for its hero, Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck). Wolff calls himself a high-functioning autistic, but he’s not that high-functioning: the tentative control he seems to have over the sensory overload he suffers from is a result of daily desensitization sessions, during which he subjects himself
See full article at FlickFilosopher »

Toby Kebbell Talks Ben-Hur, Chariot Races and Remakes | Exclusive

Toby Kebbell Talks Ben-Hur, Chariot Races and Remakes | Exclusive
One of the many perks of living in Los Angeles is one's ability to run into actors, filmmakers and other random celebrities at any time. While I get to talk to actors and filmmakers regularly as part of my job, it's always pleasant when you run into someone in public, who is just genuinely nice and cool. In January, while waiting in a concessions line at a movie theater, I realized I was standing in front of Toby Kebbell. I eventually introduced myself, told him I was a fan, and we had a pleasant and brief conversation. Over the weekend, when we met again to chat about Ben-Hur, I was surprised he remembered our conversation from the "candy line," from more than eight months ago.

I've been a fan of Toby Kebbell's work for quite some time, since his performances as Joy Division manager Rob Gretton in Control and
See full article at MovieWeb »

Happy Birthday, Robin Wright

Tim here. Robin Wright turns 50 today, and it's my good fortune to wish her a very happy birthday on behalf of the Film Experience. She's entering the decade of her life that generally finds actresses facing the worst odds they ever get from the powers that be in Hollywood (there's that infamous stat that only two women have ever won a Best Actress Oscar in their 50s), but for my tastes, she's never been more interesting than in the past few years.

Indeed, it's been only in this decade that Wright has gotten some of her best-ever movie roles, on top a key performance in the Netflix hit House of Cards, and really gotten to show off as an actress. Some of her best film work, sadly, has been in underperforming movies that most people have never seen or heard of; what better excuse than a birthday to go out
See full article at FilmExperience »

Triple 9 movie review: ordinary criminals

How did a genre-smashing director make a heist thriller so generic, with characters too unlikable to be engaging but not twisted enough to be intriguing? I’m “biast” (pro): love John Hillcoat’s films, love Ejiofor and Winslet

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

A new film from Australian director John Hillcoat should be reason to celebrate. In 2012 he gave us Lawless, a novelistic Prohibition-era tale of corrupt cops and honest criminals. His 2006 outback-set The Proposition was as much horror flick as brutal revisionist Western. In between, in 2009, he went ultra-postapocalyptic in the harrowing The Road. This is a filmmaker who smashes stereotypes in well-explored genres makes us see familiar stories from new angles. He makes B movies feel like prestige dramas.

So what the heck happened with Triple 9? How did Hillcoat manage to make an urban heist thriller feel so,
See full article at FlickFilosopher »

Harrison Ford Teams with Natalie Dormer for 'Official Secrets'

Harrison Ford Teams with Natalie Dormer for 'Official Secrets'
After returning to his iconic character Han Solo in last month's blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Harrison Ford has found his follow-up. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the icon has joined Natalie Dormer in the upcoming political thriller Official Secrets. They join a cast that also includes Anthony Hopkins, Paul Bettany and Martin Freeman.

The plot is adapted from the book The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion by Marcia Mitchell and Thomas Mitchell. Natalie Dormer is portraying Katharine Gun, a young British spy who was arrested for leaking information to the press. The information claimed the U.S. engaged in illegal activities to pressure the United Nations Security Council into passing their resolution to go to war with Iraq.

Paul Bettany is playing Martin Bright, the London Observer reporter whom Gun leaked the information to. The
See full article at MovieWeb »

Strange Magic movie review: bad spell

Apparently this was inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but it has about as much in common with that as Burger King does with Macbeth. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Strange Magic is the first animated feature George Lucas has had a hand in since 1988’s The Land Before Time, and he should have left well enough alone.

Lucas gets a story credit and served as executive producer, but this has the whiff of a vanity project for cowriter and director Gary Rydstrom, making his feature debut. Yes, legendary sound designer Gary Rydstrom, who’s won seven Oscars in that field and has created some of the most memorable movie noises ever for films including Terminator 2, Jurassic Park, and Minority Report, but who, the evidence of this movie suggests, has no business writing and directing a movie.
See full article at FlickFilosopher »

My Old Lady movie review (London Film Festival)

A bitterly funny pas de trois character dramedy performed by three compulsively watchable actors. I’m “biast” (pro): love the cast

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

I have not read the source material

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Kevin Kline’s “old lady” is not what you might perhaps be expecting. He’s a New Yorker who comes to Paris to check out the apartment his recently deceased French father has left him only to discover that Maggie Smith is living there. Turns out his dad got the place on the cheap many years earlier thanks to a peculiar quirk of Parisian real estate: the purchase was such a bargain because it was a viager, which entitles the former owner to continue living in the property and get paid a sort of reverse-mortgage by the new owner until the seller dies. Well, it’s
See full article at FlickFilosopher »

Toby Kebbell To Play Doctor Doom

British actor Toby Kebbell has begun negotiations to play the antagonist Doctor Doom in the upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot at 20th Century Fox.

Kebbell beat out the likes of Jack Huston and Domhnall Gleeson for the role in the Josh Trank-directed film which stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell as the famed super-powered quartet.

The actor has had countless supporting roles in many major Hollywood films in recent years including "War Horse," "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," "Wrath of the Titans," "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," "Rocknrolla," "The Counselor," "The Conspirator"

He plays one of the simians in the upcoming "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and recently tormented David Tennant's character in the recent mini-series "The Escape Artist".

Source: Variety
See full article at Dark Horizons »

First Casting Announced for Robert Kirkman’s ‘Air’

The first casting announcements for Robert Kirkman’s Air have been released today with Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou signing on the dotted line. Air tells the story of two custodians (Reedus and Hounsou) who struggle to hold onto their sanity living in an underground bunker with cryogenically frozen people meant to re-populate society

Fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ will know all about Robert Kirkman; he’s the mastermind behind the AMC dramatic thriller that seems to leave fans breathless after every episode. Seems he is keeping things in ‘The Walking Dead’ family as Reedus has been playing the role of Daryl Dixon in the hit show since 2010. The actor has also held small roles in Robert Redford’s The Conspirator and horror Pandorum alongside Dennis Quaid but it is his role in Twd that has put him into the limelight.

Djimon Hounsou is a two-time Ocsar nominee for Blood Diamond
See full article at The Hollywood News »

Frozen review: I have chills

The showstopping central musical number is a glorious anthem to female power and ability… and so, in fact, is the whole wonderful movie. Disney is finally getting it. I’m “biast” (pro): I’m starved for stories about girls and women

I’m “biast” (con): the trailer was a bit a goofy

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Oh my goddess. Where did Frozen come from? It didn’t come from Hans Christian Andersen, that’s for certain; this bears so little resemblance to his “The Snow Queen” that I wonder why they even bothered with the connection. It did spring from the grand Disney tradition of full-on Broadway-style animated musicals, like we haven’t really seen since the 1990s. But unlike 2009’s throwback The Princess and the Frog, which felt like nothing more than a tired retread of the pursuit-of-romance motif that had long since been laid to rest,
See full article at FlickFilosopher »

Blu-ray/DVD Release: The Lone Ranger

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: Dec. 17, 2013

Price: Blu-ray/DVD Combo $39.99

Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Johnny Depp (The Rum Diary) plays Tonto to Armie Hammer’s (J. Edgar) legendary law man in the 2013 movie The Lone Ranger.

The action adventure film brings Depp back together with the team behind at least three of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies: director Gore Verbinski, producer Jerry Bruckheimer and writers Terry Elliott and Ted Rossio. New to the party is co-writer Justin Haythe (Snitch).

In The Lone Ranger, Depp’s Tonto recounts the tales that transformed Hammer’s John Reid from law man to masked vigilante, seeking vengeance after justice failed them.

Also starring are Tom Wilkinson (The Conspirator), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech) and Barry Pepper (True Grit).

Rated PG-13, the film wasn’t too well liked by critics, who gave it only 30% approval, according to Rotten Tomatoes. Moviegoers were
See full article at Disc Dish »

The Company You Keep Blu-Ray Review

The first thing that is likely to catch your eye about The Company You Keep, the latest directorial effort from Robert Redford, is the vast amount of star power it contains. I can’t recall having seen so impressive a cast for at least the last several years. Take a look at this list: Robert Redford, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Richard Jenkins, Terrence Howard, Julie Christie, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Brendan Gleeson, Anna Kendrick, and Sam Elliott. These names, most of whom have won or have been nominated for an Academy Award, would be enough to convince most people to give the film a shot, but then again, more details on the film couldn’t hurt.

The plot revolves around a group of ex-radicals known as the “Weather Underground.” A few decades ago, they staged numerous protests and even committed a number of violent acts, including a bank robbery. Years later,
See full article at We Got This Covered »

Interview With James Badge Dale On The Lone Ranger

James Badge Dale. You may not know him by name, but you’re probably familiar with his face. Appearing in shows like 24, Rubicon and The Pacific, and films like Flight, The Grey and Shame, has given the actor an impressive career thus far. Now, with the Summer of 2013 upon us, James Badge Dale is about to gain a whole lot more exposure as he has already appeared in two major blockbusters (Iron Man 3 and World War Z) and has one more on the horizon: The Lone Ranger.

In his upcoming film, James Badge Dale plays Dan Reid, the brother of the titular ranger. Though it’s more of a supporting part, Dale brings his always reliable acting chops to the table and turns in a strong performance, one that helps him to stand out in a star studded cast that includes Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer.

Last week, James Badge Dale
See full article at We Got This Covered »

Frozen Trailer Debuts

  • Comicmix
Disney has released the first teaser trailer for November’s animated Frozen. The film features the usual impressive vocal cast and comes well pedigreed. Frozen (In 3D) Genre: Animated Comedy/Adventure Rating: Tbd U.S. Release Date: November 27, 2013 Voice Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Producer: Peter Del Vecho Screenplay by: Tba

Click here to view the embedded video.

Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph, presents Frozen, a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements
See full article at Comicmix »
An error has occured. Please try again.

See also

Showtimes | External Sites

Recently Viewed