Fury wins the battle of the box office

Fury, the new film starring Brad Pitt, diving gore in the horror of the end of World War II, won the battle right out of the North American box office, according to preliminary figures released Sunday by Exhibitor Relations.

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The film very raw and violent, already adapted video game, reported $23.5 million in its first weekend of operation.

It crushes and dethroned Ben Affleck, suspicion for the disappearance of his wife in Gone Girl, which however roundup $17.8 million after two weeks on the screens (total 107 million). Continue reading

After Hunger Games, Jena Malone could play Robin in Batman V Superman

We suspected since early August that Jena Malone was part of the cast of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. The 29 years actress dragged on set with director Zack Snyder, who had already directed her in Sucker Punch in 2011. But the television channel of Michigan WILX, who was reporting on the shooting of Dawn of Justice, feels able to reveal the role of Jena: that of Robin, Batman’s faithful crew (Ben Affleck).

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For now, this is just a rumor, but Warner studio would be bringing complaint against the listed which would have disclosed information in breach of his confidentiality agreement. Continue reading

Stephen Frears honored at London Film Festival

British director Stephen Frears was honored for his entire career at the London Film Festival, where the Russian film Leviathan took home the prize for best film.

Stephen Frears

Promoted in the (Fellowship) Brotherhood of the British Film Institute (BFI), the 73 years director, behind Philomena, The Queen and Dangerous Liaisons, joked about the fact that this distinction made him feel “old”.

“It is not yet over”, he said, adding that he had “almost finished” his latest film, a biopic about the American cyclist Lance Armstrong. Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Netflix for a documentary on gorillas

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has partnered with video-on-demand service Netflix to produce a documentary on gorillas of East Africa, an endangered species.

Leonardo DiCaprio with Netflix

Leonardo DiCaprio, who in addition to his work on screen is “messenger of peace” of the UN in the fight against global warming, is one of the producers of Virunga. According to Netflix, the movie stars “both of the investigative journalism that the documentary” and is directed by Orlando von Einsiedel.

Virunga follows a team of forest guards in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “taken in the middle of the poachers, militias, and economic interests in the oldest national park in Africa”, explains Netflix. Continue reading

The surprising poster of Big Eyes by Tim Burton

Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz paint their obsession on the poster for the next Tim Burton.

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Tim Burton has unveiled the poster for his upcoming film Big Eyes on his Facebook page. We already waiting the film like the return of the Burton that we love so much, that of Ed Wood and Edward in the hands of money, after the lazy command films where his style is more than process (after the highly profitable Alice in Wonderland and the least profitable Dark Shadows). Continue reading

Tom Hardy could be the big villain of the X-Men Apocalypse

Does Tom Hardy join the X-Men saga? According to The Wrap, 20th Century Fox is in negotiations with the actor to make him join the cast ‘of X-Men Apocalypse, the next film in the franchise directed by Bryan Singer, whose release is scheduled for May 2016.

Tom Hardy X-Men Apocalypse

And Fox would like that Tom plays the great villain of the film, Apocalypse in person. Appeared in cinema at the end of the credits of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Apocalypse was the first mutant of X-Men cosmogony, with powers familiarly cosmic and announcing the end of time. Continue reading

Werner Herzog is invited in a hilarious teaser Penguins of Madagascar

This is not the first time that Werner Herzog self-parody. In the mockumentary Incident at Loch Ness in particular, director of Grizzly Man pretended to go to meet the Scottish fantasy monster. And it was not afraid of self-caricature.

Penguins of Madagascar

We find the taste of self-deprecating filmmaker-adventurer in a place that we would not necessarily have imagined: in the trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar, therefore. His lyrical timbre matched with a rough German accent unmistakable envelops the cartoon images of this spin-off of the Madagascar saga that looks like a remake of the March of the Penguins. Continue reading