Is Johnny Depp to blame for Transcendance box office failure? – interview

The dismal performance of Johnny Depp’s starrer “Transcendence” in the US box office over the weekend heralded the 4th flop in a row for the Hollywood superstar. The $100 million production opened with just $11 million. The actor’s other movies that failed to deliver in the box office were: The Rum Diary (2011), Dark Shadows … Continue reading Is Johnny Depp to blame for Transcendance box office failure? – interview

Jeffrey Katzenberg: We used mind-blowing technology in How To Train Your Dragon 2.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaJoLfoWwys   One of the most powerful figures in Hollywood, Jeffrey Katzenberg, was in his 20s when he joined Paramount studios and revived the the defunct Star Trek TV show,  turning it into a major theatrical film, “Star Trek: The Motion Picture,” (1979). By the time he was 33 years old, Katzenberg was hired … Continue reading Jeffrey Katzenberg: We used mind-blowing technology in How To Train Your Dragon 2.

Russell Crowe and Darren Aronofsky explain the message of Noah

Even before it was released, Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, the epic movie about the biblical Noah and his ark, was flooded with a deluge of controversy from Christians groups, for failing to adhere to the original holy text, and from Muslim scholars who decreed that depicting a prophet like Noah by an actor is a blasphemy. … Continue reading Russell Crowe and Darren Aronofsky explain the message of Noah

David O. Russell reveals the secret of his movies success – TV interview

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_yzpZL4sDo   It took David O. Russell 6 years to find the voice of cinema that he wanted to make, and since he did in The Fighter (2010), his movies have collected a whopping 25 Oscar nominations and scored 3 wins. 10 of these nominations were bestowed on his recent crime caper American Hustle. … Continue reading David O. Russell reveals the secret of his movies success – TV interview

Oliver Stone lashes out at Martin Luther King’s family – TV Interview

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOoNtv53Mzk In an exclusive interview with BBC arabic’s Alternative Cinema Show, Oliver Stone says: “It was ridiculous that the family and the people around Martin Luther King’s estate are so protective about his mythology. You have to break through that.” Recently, the Oscar-winning director/writer had to drop the MLK biopic when his script, which … Continue reading Oliver Stone lashes out at Martin Luther King’s family – TV Interview

Is 12 Years A Slave relevant in Obama’s America?

Since its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave, has been making headlines and gaining praise from critics and audiences alike for its uncompromising depiction of the horrors of slavery in pre civil war America. This month, it has scooped 7 Golden Globe nominations, including Best … Continue reading Is 12 Years A Slave relevant in Obama’s America?