Nicola Mycroft

  • How Ellen Page Taught Julianne Moore About the Pains of Being Closeted

    For Ellen Page, starring in the feature-length adaptation of Cynthia Wade's documentary Freeheld meant a real-life struggle with her own sexuality and coming out publicly. "I remember thinking, ‘Ellen, how in God’s name could you make this film and not be out?'" Page told Out Magazine for their…

    ETonline
  • Andrew Garfield on Exploring Fatherhood: 'Exciting, Daunting and Scary'

    In the new film  99 Homes, Andrew Garfield plays a single dad who loses his home to foreclosure. Though the 32-year-old actor doesn’t have any children in real life, he admits the film brought out his fatherly instincts. "I've always had them somewhere," he told ET at the film’s press junket over…

    ETonline
  • 'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

    A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film ''Concussion'' is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times reported Tuesday that ''Concussion'' was altered to avoid…

    The Associated Press
  • GOP Debate Fireworks Ignite Fox News Channel’s August Ratings

    A contentious, headline-grabbing GOP debate catapulted Fox News Channel to No. 1 among all basic cable networks’ ratings. It’s the second time this year FNC has topped the monthly ratings rankers in total audience. The network clocked a primetime average of 2.43 million viewers, besting Disney…

    Deadline
  • What Movie Should I See This Weekend?

    Preview all of this weekend's new theatrical releases (including A Walk in the Woods, The Transporter: Refueled, and Blind), with Metascores and trailers for each new film. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

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  • Troy Miller Producing NBC Digital’s ‘Hidden America’, Watchup Streaming News Launches Wii U App

    Troy Miller (Dakota Pictures) will produce ten episodes of Hidden America, an NBC Digital comedy series starring Jonah Ray. The series will be in essence a comedic version of Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown,' in which Ray will travel to real settings, but talk to fictional people. "This is a…

    Deadline
  • Summer box office expected to have slow finish over Labor Day weekend

    The box office is typically slow over Labor Day weekend and early tracking suggests this year will be no different.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Author Apologizes for Saying Idris Elba Is 'Too Street' to Play James Bond

    Earlier in the summer, British actor Idris Elba personified the adventurous spirit of James Bond when he drove 180 miles per hour on the coast of Wales, breaking a land speed record set by race car driver Sir Malcolm Campbell in 1927. "For me, Idris Elba is a bit too rough to play the part,"…

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  • From 'Everest' to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner - the feast of fall film festivals.

    Associated Press
  • Pandora Goes Ad-Free to Celebrate Its Tenth Birthday

    Pandora is turning off all ads on its streaming service for 24 hours starting at 12 a.m. ET (9 p.m. PT) Wednesday for a very special occasion: The personalized radio streaming service is celebrating its tenth birthday. Pandora itself is actually older than 10; the company launched in 2000 under the…

    Variety
  • Supercut Of Screams In Wes Craven Films Is Ear-Splitting Eulogy

    Screen Crush has honored famed horror film director Wes Craven, who died Sunday, with a compilation of screams from his movies, which include the "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" films. The video's title, appropriately enough, is "Screams."It's loud. It's shrill. It's perfect.One might even…

    Huffington Post
  • See It First: Decker. Debuts Dramatic Video for ‘Patsy’

    Sedona, AZ-based Brandon Decker is the songwriting troubadour at the core of the folk ensemble decker., having offered up a new album, Patsy, full of soulful narrative earlier this year. His live show is ever-changing, as he tours with a rotating band of four to eight musicians, delighting…

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  • Is There an Audience for Electronic Dance Music Movies?

    Many of the young festival-goers who’ve helped make electronic dance music into a $6.9 billion industry, presumably, have some fondness for Zac Efron. The actor starred in the smash franchise High School Musical at the exact same time many of them were of the right age to be watching the Disney…

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  • Indie Sales Acquires Malian Crime Thriller ‘Wulu’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Indie sales has boarded daring Africa-set crime thriller “Wulu,” the feature debut of Malian-French helmer Daouda Coulibaly. Produced by Eric Névé at Paris-based company La Chauve-Souris and pitched as a ‘Malian Scarface,’ “Wulu” depicts the journey of Ladji, a neglected Malian youth working as a…

    Variety
  • Walden Media Shakes Up Its Image With ‘Everest’

    Walden Media, a company best known for children’s fare like “Bridge to Terabithia” and “The Chronicles of Narnia,” is broadening the definition of what it means to be family-friendly. Take its next project, “Everest,” which premieres this Wednesday at the Venice Film Festival. The drama about a…

    Variety
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  • Shout Factory Promotes Four Execs

    Shout Factory has promoted four veteran execs, including the elevation of David McIntosh to oversee digital distribution for the home video company that specializes in vintage pop culture titles. McIntosh has been upped to senior VP of business affairs and digital distribution. Melissa Boag has…

    Variety