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Holy shit, it's a trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

News--Terry Gilliam’s attempts to adapt Don Quixote are the stuff of legend, beginning in the late ‘90s and cycling through various actors and permutations; the earliest, starring Johnny Depp, even resulted in the tragic unmaking-of Lost In La Mancha. But things have looked decidedly better for Gilliam recently. Last year, we reported that he had finished shooting the film, with Jonathan Pryce as the man who believes he’s Don Quixote and Adam Driver as the man who the man who believes he’s Don Quixote believes is Sancho Panza. Now it has taken its most tangible step toward filmhood yet: a real trailer! It looks like the fantastical, bawdily comic work of Gilliam, alright, with plenty of windmills and lushly produced fantasy sets. You’d almost be tempted to believe it’ll actually come out.
April 05, 2018 Go to story on News



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Jodie Foster Has Just One Regret After Five Decades in the Business: It Was Hard to 'Say Yes' to More Directing Projects

IndieWire--The actress and filmmaker tells IndieWire about the movie-centric apology she’d make on her deathbed, and the one film she’s never regretted.
June 11, 2018 Go to IndieWire

'Vernon, Florida' (1981)

Zimbio--A documentary about a bunch of old people in a sleepy Florida town, and that's it? Boring, right? Well, nope! Director Errol Morris might be the greatest living documentary filmmaker and Vernon, FL was his second feature before The Thin Blue Line made him a legend in the late '80s. Simply, Vernon, Florida is an existential masterpiece. Quiet and unassuming in every way, Morris simply lets the peop
June 10, 2018 Go to Zimbio

The Moment Everything Changed for Matthew Rhys

Esquire--The star of "The Americans" reflects on an extraordinary five years—including his initial jitters over working with Keri Russell.
June 06, 2018 Go to Esquire

'Mindhunter': David Fincher Shot a 9-Minute Take 75 Times and Didn't Let Cameron Britton Talk to Anyone on Set

IndieWire--The notoriously fastidious director discussed his process for the Netflix original series during a panel discussion Friday night.
June 04, 2018 Go to IndieWire

An Oral History of The Americans Series Finale

Vulture--Behind “START,” one of the finest series-enders of the modern TV era.
June 02, 2018 Go to Vulture

People who watch 'The Crown' are different than other Netflix users in two ways

Fast Company--As cord-cutting goes more mainstream, Netflix has been looking for ways to attract more TV watchers who fall outside its typical demographic. For instance, it successfully tapped into Gen-X nostalgia with the ’80s-obsessed Stranger Things. Now it looks like it has another success story on its hands with The Crown. Season two of the British … May 21, 2018 Go to Fast Company

Hulu vs. YouTube TV vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now vs. PlayStation Vue: Channel lineups compared

CNET--Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.
May 21, 2018 Go to CNET

MoviePass | Watch New Movies in Theaters

MoviePass--MoviePass gives you access to new movies in theaters nationwide for a low monthly fee.
May 11, 2018 Go to MoviePass

Denis Villeneuve, Sofia Coppola and More Filmmakers Pick the Best Films of the 21st Century

IndieWire--One thing both filmmakers can agree on: Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" is an absolute masterpiece.
April 17, 2018 Go to IndieWire

Why Hollywood Refuses To Talk About Mike Myers

thebuzztube--After the success of Wayne’s World, Austin Powers and Shrek, you’d think Mike Myers would have a long, prolific career. But that hasn’t been the case.
April 15, 2018 Go to thebuzztube