July 20, 2007
Catalina Sandina Morena Joins Soderbergh's Che Films
Did you know that Steven Soderbergh was making a movie about Che Guevara? Starring Benicio Del Toro in the title role? Yeah, me too. But somehow I missed the news that he was making TWO films about the historical figure.
February 3, 2006
Better Late Than Never: The Slamdance '06 Awards!
What with all the busy, crazy, and hectic rigamarole that follows any high-end film festival, I forgot to spread a little love in the Slamdance direction! Read on to discover which flicks won the coveted Sparky awards!
December 16, 2005
London Movie Critics Present Their '05 Nominations
Movie City News shares with us a press release from the London Film Critics Group in which their various nominations are announced. Keep in mind that the Brit crits use their own release dates as criteria, so don't be surprised to see a few 2004 releases in the mix.
July 11, 2005
Fraser, Mos Def and Ms. Moreno to Star in Brazilian Thriller
Brendan Fraser ("The Mummy") will topline Millennium Films' "Journey to the End of the Night" for "Manito" writer/director Eric Eason, says Variety. A crime drama about a son and father separately plotting to escape the desolation of their lives through a lurid underworld, "Journey" will film in Brazil this September.
April 15, 2005
"Maria" Director Plans to Attack an "Iraqi" Target
After making his directorial debut with a rather auspicious effort ("Maria Full of Grace"), writer/director Joshua Marston will earn his second shot courtesy of Warner Independent Pictures. Marston will write and direct "The Iraqi Convoy Project" (that's a temporary title), which, according to The Hollywood Reporter, is about "American truckers who have made a one-year commitment to drive goods for U.S. contractors through the Iraqi war zone because of financial hardships back home."