Sony Pictures Classics is extending its long relationship with Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar by acquiring all North American rights to his upcoming comedy I’M SO EXCITED. Written and directed by Almodóvar, it began production this month is set for release in summer 2013. The plot is being held as a closely guarded secret but the casting is not. The director reunites with favorites Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Paz Vega. The film also stars Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas, Raul Arévalo, Carlos Areces, and Antonio de la Torre. Expect a Cannes premiere next May.
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In Goat, Bucks Misbehave Goat (Andrew Neel, 2016) *** stars Based on Brad Land’s 2004 memoir of the same name, Goat tells a tale of college hazing run amok. We find ourselves at a nondescript university probably somewhere in the … Continue reading
Reported by AMANDA & DAVID BRYANT PERKINS Learn of the huge growth that is occurring due to the co-operation between these two film-making giants. See who the upcoming players are in the 21st century, the producers, the directors, the finance … Continue reading
The Light Between Oceans (Derek Cianfrance, 2016) **1/2 OUT OF 4 STARS Shot by Australian cinematographer Adam Arkapaw (Macbeth), The Light Between Oceans is a visually sumptuous film, where the land and the sea (particularly the latter) are dramatis personae … Continue reading