Almodóvar Adds 4 Classic Horrors/Thrillers to AFI Fest

AFI Fest have just announced five more titles for their upcoming festival, handpicked by Festival Guest Director Pedro Almodóvar. Focusing on classic horror and thriller films, Almodóvar's picks will join his 1987 film Law of Desire which will screen as... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

AFM 2011: Luc Besson Prepping BRICK MANSIONS, An English Language Remake Of DISTRICT B13

Whether you call it Banlieue 13, District 13 or District B13 - it was released under all three titles in different territories - there's no denying that the Luc Besson produced action film caused something of a sensation upon release.... More »
By Todd Brown   

AFM 2011: English Trailer And Sales Art For Prachya Pinkaew's THE KICK

Ong Bak director Prachya Pinkaew has imported a slew of Korean talent to Thailand for his latest feature, The Kick. Choosing to focus on the art of taekwondo rather than his signature fight style of muay thai for this one... More »
By Todd Brown   

AFM 2011: Zombie vs Robots In BATTLE OF THE DAMNED

While big budget adaptations of Ashley Wood's World War Robot and Zombies Versus Robots are already in the works it appears that someone is getting the jump on the robot vs undead demographic, albeit in much smaller budget fashion.Bleiberg Entertainment... More »
By Todd Brown   

New clip from Polanski's CARNAGE

Roman Polanski's Carnage has been making it's way across the Fall festival circuit ahead of it's December 16th release (see Peter Gutierrez's review from NYFF and Shelagh M. Rowan-Legg's review from London). The next stop is LA's AFI Fest and... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

AFM 2011: Get Your First Look At Andrew Lau's Flying Guillotine

A project that began life as a remake of Wong Cheuk-hon's 1976 wuxia film Master Of The Flying Guillotine before morphing in to something slightly different, there has been a great deal of drama behind the scenes of the Peter... More »
By Todd Brown   

AFI Fest 2011 Announces Midnighters/World Cinema: HEADHUNTERS, KILL LIST, EXTRATERRESTRIAL

AFI FEST 2011 let loose the last wave of their lineup today with the announcement of their Midnight, World Cinema, Breakthrough, and Shorts programs. We've got a few highlights for you and the full list below. The fest kicks off... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

AFI Fest 2011 Adds SHAME, THE ARTIST, THE LADY and More!

AFI Fest has previously announced their opener J. Edgar and the festival's impressive New Auteurs and Young Americans programs. Today brings word of a whole host of incredible galas and special screenings to the fest which runs November 3-10 in... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Beautiful US Trailer For Cannes Favourite THE ARTIST

From writer-director Michel Hazanavicius comes this French romance starring Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell and Missi Pyle. It generated a lot of positive buzz at this year's Cannes Film Festival, where Dujardin took home the Best... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

AFI Fest 2011 1st Wave includes BULLHEAD, OSLO AUG 31, & Swanberg Spotlight

Hollywood's AFI Fest 2011 has already announced that Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar will open the festival which is to be guest directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Today brings word of the the first wave of announced films in the New Auteurs... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Eastwood's J. EDGAR Set to Open AFI Fest'11

AFI announced today that Clint Eastwood's J. EDGAR will world premiere as the opening night film at this year's AFI Fest 2011 kicking off November 3rd in Hollywood. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the enigmatic founding director of the FBI, J.... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

AFI Fest 2011 to be Guest Directed by Almodóvar

News today that Spanish legend Pedro Almodóvar will be the guest Artistic Director of this year's edition of American Film Institute's annual AFI FEST. The director of artistic triumphs such as Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Talk... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
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