What did it take to bring enforcer Doug “The Thug” Glatt, played by Seann William Scott, back to the ice? The actor sat down with me recently to talk about the hard-hitting sequel Goon: Last of the Enforcers, and it came down to that one important starting point for any film: the script.
Sketch comedian Jordan Peele takes on a terrifying “monster” in directorial debut horror film ‘Get Out’
Jordan Peele is best known as one half of the comedic duo, Key & Peele. They have captured the attention of fans worldwide with their no nonsense humour and satire. They examine life through a combination of filmed sketches and live stage segments, demonstrating their unique chemistry, camaraderie and point of view.
Ron Clements and John Musker have worked together over a span of more than 30 years, starting off co-directing The Great Mouse Detective, which debuted in 1986, before moving on to create two of Disney’s biggest films: The Little Mermaid, and Aladdin. From that work, they went on to create Hercules, Treasure Planet, the very charming The Princess and the Frog, and most recently, the Oscar-nominated Moana.
Are you ready for some magic? Doctor Strange arrives on Blu-ray next week, and The GATE is thrilled to have three copies to give away to fans of Marvel’s latest hero.
Oscar winning actor Matt Damon says working with famed filmmaker Zhang Yimou on his China-set, fantasy epic The Great Wall was a dream come true.
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Director Adam Smith sat down with me during the Toronto International Film Festival to talk about his film Trespass Against Us which stars Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson as a son and his father who live on the fringes of society, and are spiraling apart from each other as the police start to hunt them for recent high-end thefts.
Enter now for a chance to win Inferno on Blu-ray and follow Robert Langdon again as he tries to save humanity, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Academy Award-winner Ron Howard.
As Clea Duvall puts it, she now has spent more time in her life working in film than not, and it’s led her to a new creative direction focusing not just on acting, but also on writing and directing. Her film The Intervention, starring herself, Melanie Lynskey, Natasha Lyonne, and Vincent Piazza, to name a few, arrived on DVD recently, and she chatted with me about the experience of making her first film.
Do you know what I love the most about the Oscars? It’s not really the awards for me, but the frame that it puts around the year in cinema. It’s about the love of movies, and in particular I love the way their montages make films come to life again, like you’re seeing them for the first time. They’re fresh, exciting glimpses into the real heart of cinema–those heart-racing, action-packed, emotional core moments that keep us going back for more stories time and again.
What does it take for a movie production designer like Nathan Crowley–responsible for The Prestige, The Dark Knight, and Interstellar–to design a timepiece for Hamilton Watches? For the Odyssey ODC X-03, which was recently unveiled in Los Angeles at a special event, it just takes the right timing, if you’ll excuse the pun, the right design, a lot of work, and a great working relationship built on a very special project.