Matt Myers

  • Review: 'Hero' captures the strengths and flaws of the TV series

    Marcus Goh is a Singapore television scriptwriter. “Hero” is a Japanese law comedy based on the television series of the same name. It stars Takuya Kimura (Kohei Kuryu), Keiko Kitagawa (Chika Asagi), and Takako Matsu (Maiko Amamiya).

    Marcus Goh
  • Busan: Double Edge Presents ‘The Kids,’ ‘We Are Family’

    Taipei-based production and sales company Double Edge Entertainment brings two new titles to the Asian Film Market. Director Sunny Yu’s “The Kids” is a teenage drama about a high school boy struggling to make life after figuring out that his girlfriend became pregnant. Recently picked up by the…

  • Alex Giannini, 'Legend' Actor, Dies at 52

    The actor died before a scheduled theater performance on Friday night.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • India’s Full ‘Court’ Press for Oscar Gold

    India has been sending submissions to Oscar’s foreign language category since 1957, but has scored only three nominations for “Mother India,” “Salaam Bombay” and “Lagaan” with none resulting in a win. This year’s submission, debutant Chaitanya Tamhane’s “Court,” an indictment of India’s…

  • PopPolitics: Ted Danson on Climate Activism, Ignorance and 2016 (Listen)

    Ted Danson, a longtime environmental activist focused on the oceans, says that he’s actually optimistic action will be taken despite dire warnings about climate change and other threats like overfishing and offshore oil drilling. “I am not just spinning this, the state of the oceans now needs a lot…

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    NASA Astronaut on What Space Movies Are Leaving Out

    What's one major difference between space movies and real life travel? NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell has the answer!

    Superfan Movies
  • Relativity Surprise: Stalking Horse To Pay $125M For TV Business

    This is a twist in Relativity Media’s bankruptcy saga: In the auction that took place on Thursday and Friday the group of creditors known as Stalking Horse Bidders withdrew their offer to buy the entire company for $250 million and agreed to buy just Relativity Television — the most vibrant…

  • Jafar Panahi’s Taxi Is a Strange, Wonderful Film

    Is the correct title for Iranian director Jafar Panahi’s latest film just  Taxi , or  Jafar Panahi’s Taxi ? That ambiguity speaks to the movie’s beguiling, quietly revolutionary nature. On one level, this is a film about Panahi driving a taxi — which may not sound like much, but feels like an act…
  • 5 of the Best Movies About Mars

    With Ridley Scott's 'The Martian' poised to hit theaters, we take a look back at some of the most memorable cinematic stories about Mars.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Sorry, Sony Investors: "The Angry Birds Movie" Isn't Likely to Be the Next "Toy Story"

    Despite the undeniable popularity of Rovio's hit franchise, video-game adaptations tend to perform poorly at the box office.

    Motley Fool
  • Friday Box Office: 'The Martian' Soars To $18M While 'The Walk' Stumbles In IMAX Debut

    Matt Damon in 'The Martian,' courtesy of 20th Century Fox We all like to talk about how cinema is dead, moviegoing is doomed, and that the industry has been taken over by franchise fever. And sometimes it sure feels that way, especially considering how so much of our media coverage is

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    Drive-in movie art (16 photos)

    This artist is a real Car -avaggio, making amazing hyperrealistic works inspired by drive-in theaters that depict real-life moments at the movies . Czech artist Andrew Valko, 58, created these stunning film-scene paintings after visiting drive-ins across the U.S. (Caters News) Artwork by Andrew…

    Yahoo News
  • Raindance: Stage 32’s Richard Botto on Social Media, Education Site’s Short Film Competition

    LONDON — In the first of what is planned to be an ongoing series of collaborations with the Raindance Film Festival, L.A.-based multi-media creative website Stage 32 used this year’s event as a launch-pad for their first-ever shorts competition. The result of a meeting with Raindance founder Elliot…

  • I missed playing Prem so much that I did a comedy called 'Ready': Salman Khan

    As we all know that Salman Khan achieved breakthrough in his career with Sooraj Barjatya’s ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ which was released in 1989. The film, which began the new era of love stories in Bollywood, was a blockbuster and his character ‘Prem’ became a household name soon after so much so that many…
  • Ad-driven Scorsese film premieres in S. Korea

    Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese's new film finally premiered at the Busan International Film Festival on Saturday after being pulled from the programme in Venice and amid criticism of its commercial nature. The 16-minute film, titled "The Audition" and starring Robert De Niro, made its world…

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  • Busan: ‘Men & Chicken’ Goes to Company L

    South Korean distributor, Company L has acquired Korean rights to “Men & Chicken,” the new film by Denmark’s Anders Thomas Jensen. The comedy, which stars Mads Mikkelsen (“Hannibal,” “Casino Royale”) recently won the director award at the Fantastic Fest in Austin. The film has been a hot seller for…

  • It's October 3rd: 10 Fetch 'Mean Girls' Items

    Celebrate 'Mean Girls' Appreciation Day with products inspired by memorable quotes from the film.

    The Hollywood Reporter