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Rise Composer Ré Olunuga on Infusing the Disney Score With Greek and African Influences, and Exploring Themes of Love and Family

September 23, 2022 | By
<i>Rise</i> Composer Ré Olunuga on Infusing the Disney Score With Greek and African Influences, and Exploring Themes of Love and Family

There are very few players in the NBA who are quite as dominant as Giannis Antetokounmpo, who has been dubbed “The Greek Freak” due to his jaw-dropping athletic prowess. Giannis has averaged more than 26.9 points per game in each of the last five seasons and has been voted to the Eastern Conference All-Star... »

Costume Designers Guild Unveils Awards Timeline and Location for 2023 CDGA Ceremony

September 23, 2022 | By
Costume Designers Guild Unveils Awards Timeline and Location for 2023 CDGA Ceremony

The awards timeline and location have been announced for the 25th Costume Designers Guild Awards. Celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form costume design, the annual CDGA ceremony will take place on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, at the Fairmont Century Plaza. Nominations will be revealed on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. Additional details regarding the ceremony’s... »

The Accidental Turitz: Facebook Got Caught Censoring Advertising for a Holocaust Movie and Now It May Get Sued

September 20, 2022 | By
The Accidental Turitz: Facebook Got Caught Censoring Advertising for a Holocaust Movie and Now It May Get Sued

I don’t get really mad all that often. Peeved? Yes. Aggravated? Sure. Irritated? Rather easily, actually. It’s something for which my wife makes great fun of me, how quickly I will express displeasure at someone for thoughtlessness or douchebaggery — like when you let someone cut in front of you in traffic and they... »

The Banshees of Inisherin Review: Martin McDonagh Milks Grim Laughs From Irish Pain and Sadness

September 20, 2022 | By
<i>The Banshees of Inisherin</i> Review: Martin McDonagh Milks Grim Laughs From Irish Pain and Sadness

Do you ever feel like you just want to be left the eff alone for no discernible reason other than you have simply had enough? Would you be willing to cut off your proverbial nose to spite your face in order to achieve that level of hermitage? These are the questions posed by director... »

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. DP Alan Gwizdowski on Faux Documentaries, Religious Broadcasts, and Moneyed Megachurches

September 19, 2022 | By
<i>Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.</i> DP Alan Gwizdowski on Faux Documentaries, Religious Broadcasts, and Moneyed Megachurches

After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, Adamma Ebo‘s comedy Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. is now playing in select theaters and streaming on Peacock, and it’s the latest movie to find a religious figurehead embroiled in a public scandal. Trinitie Childs (Regina Hall) and her husband, Lee-Curtis (Sterling K. Brown), are at... »

The Woman King Review: Viola Davis Delivers as Royal African Warrior in Sony’s Historical Epic

September 16, 2022 | By
<i>The Woman King</i> Review: Viola Davis Delivers as Royal African Warrior in Sony’s Historical Epic

Before the TIFF world premiere of The Woman King, Viola Davis called the historical epic her magnum opus, and while many film festival intros feature exaggerated hyperbole, Davis isn’t prone to such talk, as the no-nonsense actress means business, much like her latest character. The Woman King takes place in the West African kingdom... »

The Accidental Turitz: D23 Revealed the Future of Star Wars and Marvel, But Harrison Ford Stole the Show

September 15, 2022 | By
The Accidental Turitz: D23 Revealed the Future of <i>Star Wars</i> and Marvel, But Harrison Ford Stole the Show

I don’t know when certain studios began spending an entire weekend touting all of their upcoming content, but Disney has certainly mastered the process. The latest D23 Expo took place this past weekend, and you have to hand it to the Mouse House — the folks over there know how to put on a... »

The Fabelmans Review: Steven Spielberg Takes on His Love of Movies With This “Instant Classic” Based on His Own Childhood

September 14, 2022 | By
<i>The Fabelmans</i> Review: Steven Spielberg Takes on His Love of Movies With This “Instant Classic” Based on His Own Childhood

There are no living directors (and perhaps not even dead ones) who can combine the utter originality of Steven Spielberg’s projects with his pinpoint perfection when it comes to technical and emotional moviemaking. Few filmmakers have been able to so entertain audiences, while wowing them with effects and adventure, pulling at the emotional heartstrings,... »

Top Gun: Maverick VFX Supervisor Ryan Tudhope Joins Framestore as Creative Director

September 14, 2022 | By
<i>Top Gun: Maverick</i> VFX Supervisor Ryan Tudhope Joins Framestore as Creative Director

Veteran VFX Supervisor Ryan Tudhope has joined the Oscar and Emmy-winning creative studio Framestore as the newest Creative Director and VFX Supervisor on its film and episodic team. Tudhope worked as production-side VFX Supervisor on Top Gun: Maverick, delivering faultless supporting VFX for this year’s highest-gross movie, which once again soared to the top of... »

Industry Veteran Claudio Sepulveda Joins Picture Shop’s Vancouver Team as Senior Colorist

September 14, 2022 | By
Industry Veteran Claudio Sepulveda Joins Picture Shop’s Vancouver Team as Senior Colorist

Streamland Media’s picture division, Picture Shop, has announced that Claudio Sepulveda is joining its Vancouver roster of artists. Sepulveda joins the post-production house as a senior colorist, bringing 30 years of finishing experience on features and episodic television. “Claudio’s creativity and expertise will be a fantastic addition to our talented team,” said James Cowan,... »