men & chicken trailer

Without a doubt, we won’t witness another comedy quite like Men & Chicken this year. I was lucky enough to see the film at Fantastic Fest a few months ago, following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and it’s an offbeat story about family that grows richer and funnier with time.

Below, watch the Men & Chicken trailer.

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Gwendoline Christie in Game of Thrones

The first season of Jane Campion‘s Top of the Lake was a master class in tension and dread, a meticulously crafted mystery powered by pain and fury. Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss proved to be perfectly cast as the brittle detective at the heart of the action, trying to solve a puzzle in a hometown full of traumatic memories.

All of which means the second season has a pretty high bar to clear if it wants to live up to the first, let alone surpass it. But hiring Gwendoline Christie is probably a good first step. The Game of Thrones and Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress is set for a “major” role in the drama, and a bunch of new plot details have just been revealed to go along with that casting announcement.  Read More »

Hot off the success of The Social Network, director David Fincher is currently directing the American remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. We already know the adaptation of the popular book by Stieg Larsson will star Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander and Daniel Craig as Mikael Blomkvist plus Fincher just announced that actors Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck), Steven Berkoff (A Clockwork Orange) and David Dencik, who appears in the original Swedish film, will join a cast that already includes Robin Wright Penn, Christopher Plummer and Stellan Skarsgård. Hit the jump for more. Read More »