Standalone Star Wars Film Directors Announced as Guests for Star Wars Celebration This Year

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At this year’s Star Wars Celebration, two new guests have been added to appear. Directors Gareth Edwards, who will helm the 2016 film Rogue One. And Josh Trank, who will be heading up an unnamed film. They will appear in a panel alongside Kathleen Kennedy and others to describe their journey to now be a part of one of the greatest film franchises in history.

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Top 5 Black and White Movies of All-Time

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It is hard to think of a time where all movies were black and white.  While some directors occasionally turn to it int today’s day and age, color has dominated the big screen for the larger part of the last half century.  Here is a list of the five best black and white movies out there.

#5:  Wizard of Oz (1939)

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Okay, so this isn’t technically a complete black and white movie because color had just become a staple in the movie industry during the middle of the production.  As a result, the directors decided to film Oz in color while keeping the real world in black and white.  Regardless, Wizard of Oz is a classic movie that appeals to people from all age demographics.

#4:  It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

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This Frank Capra classic is almost as recognizable as Christmas itself.  The movie follows the life of…

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Batman V Superman: Lex Luthors Role?!

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If you don’t know by now that there’s a new image and our first look at Lex Luthor for Batman V Superman. Lex will be played by Jesse Eisenberg and it definitely has shut up the haters. The latest rumors though are pointing that he will in fact be the key role for our favorite heroes battling it out! In other news as well Steven Spielberg will be bringing the much loved Ready Player One book to the big screen. Is James Wan a good director for DC? He has shown interest in directing a film for the comic heavy weight but which one? Find out what i think in my first ever weekly recap where I talk and give you movie news that mattered for the week. I would really appreciate you subscribing and checking out my other content if you like what you see!

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Movies I Should Have Already Watched – “The Big Lebowski”

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download (1)The Big Lebowski is a strange movie and, as such, is difficult to classify, but I would say it is a surrealistic crime comedy. However, it is still a cult classic (It even has its own convention) and deserves to be watched and analyzed.

The premise is that two thugs invade Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski’s house and piss on his rug (Which really tied the room together), because they confused him with another Jeffrey Lebowski, a millionaire. The Dude then sets off in a journey to get a new rug, and ends up involved in a kidnapping, a car robbery and becomes the target of threats from germans.

The movie is strange, unique, non-sensical or a masterpiece, depending on who you ask. I say it is a unique and surreal film. The plot is strange, but extremely interesting. The great cast of characters is refreshing in its weirdness and fun…

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Come Fly With Me – Birdman and Fellini [on FilmInk]

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On FilmInk – http://www.filmink.com.au/features/come-fly-with-me-ndash-birdman-and-fellini/

Glen Falkenstein explores the similarities between a couple of Oscar winners

“All art is autobiographical… Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.”

Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini, of 8 ½ fame, liked to make films that said something, about himself, and about film. His post-neorealist, dream-filled, highly-symbolic self-indulgent classic stands as a benchmark for the growing clique of filmmakers who like to watch, and create, films about film.

For Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, fresh of winning Best Director and Best Picture for Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, 8 ½ was clearly more than an inspiration. The films, sharing more than just motifs and similar themes, are cathartic experiments for filmmakers and moviegoers who want more from cinema than a box of popcorn with a beginning, middle and end.

Both open with a man flying…

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