We take a look at some of the most controversial films that have ever graced the big screen. From canny movie bosses invoking shock-inducing publicity tactics to copycat crimes carried out after the film's release and images that caused public outcry, these are the films that whipped sections of the public up into frenzied outrage.
When the Weinstein Co. first announced their Apollo 18 project last year, they sent out a press release stating that Russian producer Timur Bekmambetov had discovered actual Apollo 18 footage that would be incorporated in their "documentary." Just...
Movie producers routinely say they're about artistic integrity, but Metalwork Pictures' Andrew Levitas finds himself in the unique position of actually being an artist himself, having come up through the New York City art scene as a heralded...
You’re a school nurse who sends home a little boy flushed with fever; you reach into a bowl of peanuts at a bar; you pick up a cell phone left on a counter. It doesn’t take much contact to become infected in “Contagion,” Steven Soderbergh’s brilliant movie about the grimmest subject imaginable: a pandemic that kills millions of people in a few months. “Contagion” is serious, precise, frightening, emotionally enveloping.
Dix ans se sont écoulés depuis les attentats du 11 septembre 2001, qui ont frappé l’Amérique et Hollywood. Comment le cinéma U.S a-t-il réagi, quels ont été ses évolutions, ses nouveaux enjeux ? Pour les Inrocks, des critiques, écrivains et cinéastes américains évoquent une décennie de cinéma post 9/11.
When I say that it’s time for us to stop caring so much about Star Wars, I want you to understand: When I was a kid, my obsession with Star Wars was all-encompassing. I had the original trilogy memorized — not just the lines, but the sound effects.
The filmmaker is the guest of honor at the 37th annual film festival this year.
Francis Ford Coppola made Deauville American Film Festival audiences an offer they couldn’t refuse on Saturday with a “conversation” about his prolific film career. The renowned director is the guest of honor at this year’s fest and declared the 37th annual event open on Friday night before spending some quality time in the seaside town. The Hollywood Reporter spoke with the legendary movie mogul, who shared his thoughts on his career, French cinema and how being a lonely little boy turned him into one of the world’s most acclaimed directors.