December 3, 2021
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Above the Line Newsflash: Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Reprise, the Ubiquitous Pete Davidson, the McKay-Ferrell Split

December 2, 2021 | By
Above the Line Newsflash: Channing Tatum’s <em>Magic Mike</em> Reprise, the Ubiquitous Pete Davidson, the McKay-Ferrell Split

Magic Mike 3 in the Works Because Channing Tatum’s Gotta Eat Channing Tatum is ready to take it all off and shake his stuff onscreen again, as he’s set to revisit his signature role as stripper Mike Lane in Magic Mike’s Last Dance. That’s a great title for this sexy sequel, which will be made... »

The Humans: Filmmaker Stephen Karam on Bringing His Tony-Winning Play to the Screen

December 2021 | By
<em>The Humans</em>: Filmmaker Stephen Karam on Bringing His Tony-Winning Play to the Screen

The Thanksgiving holiday can be a time for reflection, spending time with your family, thinking about the past year and what is to come ahead. It is also a time for movies, from big action films to small awards contenders. Only one feature film... »

Review: West Side Story Retains Magic from Shakespeare to Sondheim to Spielberg

December 2021 | By
Review: <em>West Side Story</em> Retains Magic from Shakespeare to Sondheim to Spielberg

What a wonder, as a critic, to be reviewing a film based on one of the most successful musicals of all time, considering its definitive movie adaptation was received to the tune of 10 Academy Awards way back in 1961. Enter Steven Spielberg and... »

Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Ron Howard with Filmmaker Award

December 2021 | By
Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Ron Howard with Filmmaker Award

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announced that it will honor Ron Howard with its annual Filmmaker Award. The Academy Award-winning director and producer is responsible for some of... »

MARZ Raises $6.5 Million to Scale Operations and Meet Demand for VFX Services

December 2021 | By
MARZ Raises $6.5 Million to Scale Operations and Meet Demand for VFX Services

Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ), the technology and visual effects (VFX) startup helping Hollywood studios deliver feature-film quality visual effects on television timelines, today announced that it has raised... »

Encanto Co-Director Charise Castro Smith on Diving Head First Into Animation

December 2021 | By
<em>Encanto</em> Co-Director Charise Castro Smith on Diving Head First Into Animation

Charise Castro Smith started her career as an actress and playwright at the prestigious Yale School of Drama. After several years putting on plays and acting in bit parts... »

The Accidental Turitz: A Credo to Live By… and Kevin Spacey

December 2021 | By
The Accidental Turitz: A Credo to Live By… and Kevin Spacey

Last week, it was reported that Kevin Spacey owed MRC, the company that produced the massive Netflix hit House of Cards, $31 million for breach of contract, after they... »

Hump Day News Update 12/1/21: Lost Daughter Scores at Gothams, Nicolas Cage is Dracula, and More News

December 2021 | By
Hump Day News Update 12/1/21: <em>Lost Daughter</em> Scores at Gothams, Nicolas Cage is Dracula, and More News

It’s December… and it’s Wednesday… so here’s the latest news. On Monday night, the 31st Annual Gotham Awards were handed out by the Gotham Film & Media Institute, and Maggie Gyllenhaal‘s The Lost... »

Review: Sing 2 Can’t Provide a Good Encore to the Original

December 2021 | By
Review: <em>Sing 2</em> Can’t Provide a Good Encore to the Original

One of the 2016’s most pleasant and unexpected surprised was Illumination Studios’ Sing, the beautifully animated cartoon about a gaggle of wannabe singer animals overcoming their various impediments to... »

PNYA’s Post Break Addresses Mental Health in Post-Production

December 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break</em> Addresses Mental Health in Post-Production

A panel of mental health experts will offer advice for post-production professionals on how to avoid burnout and achieve better work/life balance in the next edition of Post Break,... »

Union Roundup: Building Solidarity Using Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Practices (Guest Column)

November 2021 | By
Union Roundup: Building Solidarity Using Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Practices (Guest Column)

As 2021 near its end and 2022 draws closer, there are a few things to consider as it relates to building and strengthening union solidarity across diverse groups. This... »

Doc Spotlight: Torn Director Max Lowe Turns His Father’s Story into One about His Entire Family

November 2021 | By
Doc Spotlight: <em>Torn</em> Director Max Lowe Turns His Father’s Story into One about His Entire Family

The death of a parent or other loved one can often throw an entire family into disarray. For filmmaker Max Lowe, the death of his father, renowned mountain climber... »

 
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