Heima rated top all-time documentary

Heima, the 2007 documentary film that chronicles a tour by Icelandic group Sigur Ros, has been named the number-one documentary of all time by widely respected movie industry source IMDB. Alan Calzatti, director of Musicians Institute’s Music Video-Film-Television program, served as Director of Photography on the location shoot (widely praised for its stunning visuals) and …
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Kate Hudson joins cast of Nine

The Weinstein Company announced today that Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson (ALMOST FAMOUS) will join the cast of NINE, Academy Award Nominee Rob Marshall’s (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, CHICAGO) adaptation of the Tony Award Winning Broadway musical. The film stars Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis (THERE WILL BE BLOOD, MY LEFT FOOT) as world famous …
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Tom Petty film to premiere at New York Film Festival

On October 14, the hotly anticipated Warner Bros. Records film “Runnin’ Down A Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers” will have its first public screening. Directed by cinema legend Peter Bogdanovich (“The Last Picture Show”), “Runnin’ Down A Dream” has been selected to close the 2007 New York Film Festival. “Runnin’ Down A Dream” tells …
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IMAX to release of Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Stones concert film Shine A Light

IMAX Corporation, Paramount Pictures, Shangri-La Entertainment and Concert Productions announced that the highly anticipated Rolling Stones concert film Shine A Light, directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film’s wide release on September 21, 2007. Shine A Light will be digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image …
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Caribbean Heritage Organization pays tribute to Suzanne de Passe

In its first Tribute to Hollywood and the Arts, the Caribbean Heritage Organization (CHO), commemorating Caribbean-American Heritage Month, honored legendary television and film producer, Suzanne de Passe, Saturday, June 23, at the Museum of History in Los Angeles. CHO presented de Passe the Legacy Award. In her speech to a crowd of approximately 200 friends, family, and …
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Jordan to helm rock horror

According to Variety, filmmaker Neil Jordan (Breakfast on Pluto, The Good Thief, Mona Lisa, The Crying Game) will adapt and direct the thriller Heart-Shaped Box for Warner Bros. Akiva Goldsman is producing the adaptation. Heart-Shaped Box is based on the book of the same name by Joe Hill, who is the son of horror icon …
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Unscripted with the stars of Black Snake Moan

Samuel L. Jackson and Christina Ricci get even closer than in the film, during an ‘Unscripted’ interview with each other. Black Snake Moan hits theaters today. It revolves around a God-fearing bluesman (Jackson), who takes to a wild young woman (Ricci) who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, looks for love, but never finds it. See the video …
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Bono’s Across the Universe trailer online

Sony has posted the trailer for the upcoming exotic musical Across the Universe, which stars Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Eddie Izzard and musician Bono. At once gritty, whimsical and highly theatrical, Revolution Studios’ Across the Universe is an original movie musical springing from the imagination of renowned director Julie Taymor (Frida, Titus, and the …
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300 original soundtrack on March 6, 2007

The 300 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – the innovative score to the upcoming feature film 300 – will be released by Warner Bros. Records on March 6th, three days before the movie, also distributed by Warner Bros., opens nationwide. The film, which stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, and Rodrigo Santoro, is based on the acclaimed …
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Star Wars and Popular Music: My Thoughts

This may very well be the nerdiest thing I’ve ever done. Today. Which musical acts correspond to which Star Wars character? Find out below in a piece that I like to call, ‚The Non-Acne Related Reason That Society Finds Me Repulsive Luke Skywalker is a whiner. Definitely the quintessential emo-kid: he’s a blonde-haired farmhand who …
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New Clip from Dreamgirls

There’s a great new exclusive clip from Dreamgirls online. The film will be in theaters on December 15, 2006, in limited release, then go wide on Christmas Day. Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, Sharon Leal and Hinton Battle star in the star studded holiday film. Take a look at the new …
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Previews for Bobby, Shut Up and Sing, Breaking and Entering & Arthur

SHUT UP AND SING will be released limited October 20, 2006 by The Weinstein Company  SHUT UP AND SING travels with the Dixie Chicks, from the peak of their popularity as the national-anthem-singing darlings of country music and top-selling female recording artists of all time, through the now infamous anti-Bush comment made by the group’s lead singer Natalie Maines in 2003. …
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I Trust You To Kill Me Trailer

Kiefer Sutherland took some time away from his hit TV drama 24, to take his indie record label act, Rocco DeLuca & the Burden on their first international tour through London, Dublin, Reykjavic and Berlin. The resulting infie film rockumentary, I Trust You To Kill Me, directed by Manu Boyer, chronicles a highly personal journey of a rock band and their less than qualified …
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