The Trial of the Chicago 7 is nothing if not a showcase for great performances. Writer-director Aaron Sorkin has his flaws – some of which are on display here – but one thing he does very well is creating the kind of punchy, snappy, rat-a-tat dialogue that good actors love to sink their teeth into. Some of that dialogue may not always sound natural – indeed, it often borders on speechifying. But Sorkin’s way with words, and a good actor’s talent for delivering those words, usually makes all the difference.
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HBO hasn’t yet revealed the title of its new Game of Thrones “successor show,” but at least now we know who will direct it.
S.J. Clarkson, who is currently slated to become the first woman to direct a Star Trek movie, will be taking a trip to George R.R. Martin‘s fantasy world as she directs the pilot for the untitled prequel. And the rest of the main roles in the Game of Thrones prequel cast have been filled as well, so read on to find out who will be starring in the new HBO series. Read More »
Try as she might, Gillian Anderson can’t escape UFOs. The X-Files star appears in UFO, a new sci-fi thriller about a college student who gets caught in a government cover-up. We have an exclusive UFO clip for you below, featuring Anderson’s no-nonsense professor giving out a failing grade. Ouch.
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As someone reading a movie website, you’ve surely seen a coming of age romance here and there. And you’ve probably seen an alien invasion movie as well. But now they’re about to combine in a sexy, punk acid trip of a movie in the form of an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s short story and graphic novel How to Talk to Girls at Parties.
The first trailer just arrived, and it looks like a wild, charming genre mash-up that should be a hell of a good time at the movies this summer. Read More »
Neil Gaiman‘s comic book How to Talk to Girl at Parties is a fun read. It’s also a very short read. If adapted faithfully, it’d probably be a great short film. The director behind Rabbit Hole and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, had the freedom of adapting the story into a narrative feature film. He got to take the kernel of a story where he wanted to, and where he went with it looks like a blast.
Below, watch the How to Talk to Girls at Parties teasers.
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