Troma Films acquires film rights to James Glickenhaus cult classics Maniac Cop, Exterminator, Frankenhooker and more

Lloyd Kaufman’s Troma Entertainment announced today that the indie cult label will be exclusively distributing James Glickenhaus’ Shapiro-Glickenhaus Entertainment film library, which includes Maniac Cop, Frankenhooker, Basket Case 2 and 3, The Exterminator, Shakedown, McBain, Red Scorpion and more, comprising some of the most iconic cult films of all time. New York-born James Glickenhaus began …

The internationally-acclaimed director of Together and Lilja 4-Ever, Lukas Moodysson, presents a globe-spanning, modern family drama in Mammoth. Gael García Bernal and Oscar-nominee Michelle Williams star in a story of about the rippling effects of life’s smallest choices, and the epic ironies that bind us all together. Mammoth follows a young New York family that …

Mammoth film trailer

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Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island trailer

Set in 1954, Martin Scorsese’s latest thriller Shutter Island follows U.S. Marshals Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and and Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo), who are summoned to a remote and barren island off the coast of Massachusetts to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a murderess from the island’s fortress-like hospital for the criminally insane.

Deception DVD review

Jonathan McQuarry (played by Ewan McGregor) is a timid accountant whose life revolves almost completely around his work, although it doesn’t seem to “stimulate” him. In fact, his life seems completely dry and uninteresting until a chance meeting with a suave, corporate lawyer named Wyatt Bose (Hugh Jackman) introduces him to “The List.” Suddenly, after …

Weinstein Company Acquires Bob Dylan Biopic I’m Not There

The Weinstein Company is pleased to announce that it has acquired North American and U.K. rights to I’m Not There, the highly anticipated biographical film about legendary singer and songwriter Bob Dylan, from Jim Stern’s Endgame Entertainment. I’m Not There was co-written by Academy Award nominated writer Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven) and by Oren Moverman. Haynes also directed the feature with an all-star ensemble cast including Cate …

NYC and Seattle are Where the Wild Things Are

Warners Brothers is holding open castings around the country right now for the main lead in a film version of a favorite childrens’ book of mine… Where the Wild Things Are. Where the Wild Things Are is the story of Max, who one evening plays around his home in a wolf costume. As punishment, his mother sends …