Pitt, Pelosi discuss post-Katrina housing in Washington

GROTON, Mass., Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Pitt has been voted the Top Money-Making Star of 2011 in Quigley Publishing Company's 80th Annual Poll of Motion Picture Exhibitors. This is Pitt's sixth appearance in the Poll, but his first win. Exhibitors felt Pitt was responsible for more traffic to theatres than any other Hollywood star based on his performances this year … [Read more...]

RED TAILS Hits Theaters January 20th


George Lucas' Red Tails will open in Theaters January 20th, more than 20 years after Lucas first indicated interest in creating a film about the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots during World War II. Relatively low budget ($30 million),it will open near Martin Luther King's Birthday and just before Black History Month. The film stars Terrence Howard, Cuba … [Read more...]

Salmon Fishing in the….Yemen?


CBS Films has acquired Salmon Fishing in the Yemen for $5 million. A British comedy film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor and Kristin Scott Thomas, the film premiered at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival. The screenplay is by Simon Beaufoy, based on a novel of the same name by Paul Torday. Principal photography began on August 6, 2010 and was … [Read more...]

War Horse Premiere


Interviews with Steven Spielberg and cast at the premiere of War Horse. A love story between a boy and his horse spanning four years of the First World War, this dramatic film is a best bet for family viewing during the Christmas Holidays. A powerful film the critics are calling "epic" and "imaginative." Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch (Major Stewart) Jeremy Irvine (Albert), … [Read more...]

Flipboard Launches on iPhone


There's too much white noise on the internet, and Flipboard consolidates it all into an app that is easy to use and reads like a personalized magazine. The app, which is Apple's iPad App of the year and one of TIME's Top 50 Innovations, today released a version for the iphone. It allows the user to hold the phone in one hand and use a simple thumb swipe to flip through … [Read more...]

KNUCKLE: The Interview


I had never planned to make a film about bare-knuckle boxing. I stumbled across this secretive world and was drawn into it. - Director Ian Palmer An epic 12-year journey into in the world of an Irish Traveller community,KNUCKLE takes us inside their secretive and exhilarating bare-knuckle fighting lives. Chronicling a history of violent feuding between rival families, the … [Read more...]

Guitar Great Hubert Sumlin Dies at 80


If there wasn't a Hubert Sumlin, there probably never would have been a Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page or Eric Clapton. Sumlin, ranked in Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time, died Sunday of heart failure at age 80. He was Howlin' Wolf's guitarist from the mid '50s until Wolf's death in 1976. His signature style changed the music we … [Read more...]