TIFF20 Review – ‘Passion Simple’

The second film on our #TIFF20 schedule has taken a turn for the worse. Danielle Arbid (‘Parisienne’) takes on Annie Ernaux’s autobiographical fiction novel that focuses intensively and almost exclusively on the passion our protagonist has for a man with whom she has an affair. Once one of the hottest books in France, now one …

STUDIOCANAL, Heyday Films and Astrid Lindgren Company to Develop ‘Pippi Longstocking’ Movie

Inger Nilsson in the 1969 film ‘Pippi Longstocking’ STUDIOCANAL, Heyday Films and the Astrid Lindgren Company today announce that they are in early development on a film adaptation of PIPPI LONGSTOCKING. This project reunites STUDIOCANAL and Heyday following their successful collaboration on PADDINGTON 1 & 2. Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous …

Review – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

“Stories hurt, stories heal.” – Stella Nicholls Zoe Margaret Colletti and Michael Garza in ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is based on the children’s book series of the same name by Alvin Schwartz. I never grew up reading these books, or even had I heard of …

‘Looking For Alaska’ Premiering Exclusively on Stan in October

Looking For Alaska — Episode 104 — Looking For Alaska is an 8-episode limited series based on the John Green novel of the same name. It centers around teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer), as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with Alaska …

Paramount Pictures Releases Official Trailer ‘The Rhythm Section’

“Think of your heart as the drums, your breathing as the bass.” Watch the first official trailer for THE RHYTHM SECTION, from director Reed Morano. Starring Blake Lively, Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown. In cinemas February 20, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Uq_5bYGYoY Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her …

Netflix releases trailer for Stephen King-adaptation “In the Tall Grass”

Netflix released a trailer for horror film In the Tall Grass, based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill. After hearing a young boy’s cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas but soon discover there may be no way out…and that something evil …

‘The Secret Garden’ Teaser Trailer and First-Look Image Revealed

A first look at Dixie Egerickx as Mary Lennox. STUDIOCANAL has today unveiled the teaser trailer and first-look still for Heyday Films’ THE SECRET GARDEN, offering a first glimpse of young star Dixie Egerickx as Mary Lennox. The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx, Genius, The Little Stranger, A Royal Winter), a prickly and …