'The Fifth Estate' Movie Review: Julian Assange 'Tasty' But 'Opaque'

'The Fifth Estate' movie review: 'Tasty' but 'opaque' version of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange (image: Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg and Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange in 'The Fifth Estate') Late in the game during The Fifth Estate, Twilight director Bill Condon's long-awaited return to helming real movies, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) glowers at close confidante Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) and hisses, “How much […]

Robert Pattinson 'Life': Dennis Stock But No T.E. Lawrence? + Bill Condon 'Breaking Dawn' Director's Cut

Robert Pattinson Life. Robert Pattinson 'Life': Pattinson to play James Dean photographer and travel companion Dennis Stock Robert Pattinson is keeping himself busy. Pattinson is reportedly going to play Life magazine photographer Dennis Stock in the aptly titled Life, to be directed by Anton Corbijn, himself a photographer. Dane DeHaan is slated to co-star as Stock's traveling companion and photographic subject James Dean. The screenplay, […]

'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2' Breaks Brazil Record, Top Six Movies Ever

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Breaking Dawn – Part 2 among top six movies in Brazilian box office 'history' Jan. 6, '13, update: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are back together for the last time in Breaking Dawn – Part 2. The result? The fifth and final Twilight movie will end its run as one of the […]

'Killing Them Softly': Brad Pitt Worst Wide Box Office Debut Ever + Another 'Twilight' Landmark

Killing Them Softly with Brad Pitt. Directed by Andrew Dominik and toplining one of the biggest movie stars on the planet, Brad Pitt, Killing Them Softly is about to have the worst opening weekend ever of any Pitt star vehicle in wide release. Screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, where it was none too enthusiastically received, the neo-noir Killing Them Softly pits a couple […]

'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2': Biggest Worldwide Kristen Stewart-Robert Pattinson Hit?

'Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2': Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson as Bella Swan-Cullen and Edward Cullen. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Breaking Dawn – Part 2: Most successful Twilight movie worldwide? Dec. 10 Breaking Dawn – Part 2, starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, is now officially the highest-grossing Twilight movie worldwide. This past weekend, the Bill Condon-directed Breaking Dawn – Part […]

'Breaking Dawn' Trailer & Kristen Stewart-Robert Pattinson Marathon

Breaking Dawn – Part 2 trailer Sept. 8 '12: The Breaking Dawn – Part 2 trailer – the final one – has been released online. (Please scroll down to check it out.) Two days ago, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner introduced a 90-second trailer of the trailer at the MTV Video Music Awards, which also made its way online. (That evening, Kristen Stewart was at […]

'Midnight Sun': Stephenie Meyer to Finish Twi-Sequel Book? + Comic-Con 'Twilight' Event

July 12 update: Stephenie Meyer Midnight Sun: the unfinished Twilight book to be completed? Stephenie Meyer may or may not finish Midnight Sun, the Twilight book that allows readers to follow the story through the eyes of vampire Edward Cullen. (Image: Robert Pattinson as Edward in Eclipse poster.) A few years ago, Meyer had been working on Midnight Sun when she discovered that her unfinished […]

'Breaking Dawn – Part 2' Trailer: Best 'Twilight' Teaser

Breaking Dawn – Part 2 trailer: Michael Sheen / Volturi June 20, '12, update: The Breaking Dawn – Part 2 trailer is out. Well, the Breaking Dawn – Part 2 teaser trailer, that is. And how does Summit Entertainment (now part of Lionsgate) tease you? Simple: by showing Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, while keeping the hybrid baby Renesmee hidden from view. (Please […]

Kristen Stewart Latest News: Juggling Film Projects

Robert Pattinson: Breaking Dawn 2 'reshoots.' April 29, '12, update: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Michael Sheen are back in Vancouver for the Breaking Dawn – Part 2 “reshoots” – or rather, “pickup shots.” A couple of weeks ago, Breaking Dawn director Bill Condon announced that he, Pattinson, Stewart, and cinematographer Guillermo Navarro would be heading back to Vancouver to work for a few days […]

'On the Road' Trailer & 'Breaking Dawn 2' Teaser + 'Snow White' TV Spot: Kristen Stewart Triple Whammy

As to be expected, the just released trailer (see below) for Walter Salles' On the Road looks classy – beautiful, subdued cinematography by Eric Gautier – and offers believable performances by a strong cast that includes Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, and Kristen Stewart. The film's target audience is clearly not the popcorn-eating Cineplex crowd; else, the trailer wouldn't have featured any old typewriters or lines […]

Kristen Stewart Hair: Curious First Look & 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' Teaser Trailer

Breaking Dawn 2 teaser trailer: Robert Pattinson/Edward Cullen and the mysterious Kristen Stewart/Bella Swan's hair March 21, '12, update: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 teaser trailer (please scroll down) – actually a flash-teaser of the upcoming BD2 teaser trailer – doesn't offer much to see or hear: Taylor Lautner/Jacob Black says to Kristen Stewart/Bella Swan-Cullen, “I didn't expect … you seem so […]

Bella Wedding Dress Behind-the-Scenes Video + 'Twilight' Series on TV?

Bella Wedding Dress: Pomp & circumsntace as Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson tie the knot in 'Breaking Dawn – Part 1.' Bella's wedding: Behind the scenes Feb. 1, '12: The The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 video below (please scroll down) shows a couple of brief behind-the-scenes moments from Edward and Bella's wedding (played by Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson). Also in the […]

'Breaking Dawn Part 1': 'Tis the Season for Interspecies Breeding But BD1 Trailing Previous Sequels

Breaking Dawn Part 1: Bella and Edward wedding with blushing bride Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Bill Condon's The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is edging closer to the $700 million worldwide milestone. But dragged down by the domestic market, will it manage to beat its two preceding Twilight sequels? New Moon finished its global run with $709 million, while Eclipse ended its run […]

Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson Handprints 'Immortalized' But Honeymoon Panned

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner handprints: Chinese Theatre ceremony quite festival, but long-awaited tropical honeymoon considered a total dud. 'Twilight' actors Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner at Chinese Theatre handprints ceremony Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner have joined movie luminaries of the distant past – and the not-so-distant past – by having their handprints “immortalized” in cement at the […]

'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1' Trailer & Hysterical Fan Reaction

Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Elisabeth Reaser, Peter Facinelli, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 poster July 28 '11 update: This The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 poster isn't exactly the most creative or most original movie poster out there. In fact, it looks like an adaptation of several previous Twilight Saga […]

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Honeymoon Scene Photos Leaked: BD Drama

Bella and Edward honeymoon on Isle Esme: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson at resort house. 'Breaking Dawn – Part 1': Bella and Edward honeymoon on Isle Esme May 9, '11, update: In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, after their wedding ceremony Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) takes Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) to Brazil. That's where Bella and Edward spend their fateful honeymoon on […]

'Kinsey' Movie Review: Liam Neeson as Controversial Sex Researcher

Kinsey movie with Liam Neeson, Laura Linney At one point in Kinsey, Liam Neeson's polemical Dr. Alfred Kinsey tells a reporter that it would be “useless” to make a film of his 1948 book on male sexuality. Be that as it may, Kinsey would probably have recognized that his extraordinary life could well be the stuff that great movies are made of. Writer-director Bill Condon […]

'Dreamgirls': Biggest Oscar Snubs #3c

Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé Knowles, Anika Noni Rose, Dreamgirls Christopher Nolan – INCEPTION: Biggest Oscar Snubs #3b In early 2007, Bill Condon's Dreamgirls suffered an Oscar fate similar to that of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight two years later. A musical based on the Broadway show inspired by the lives and loves of The Supremes' members Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard (later replaced by […]

'Breaking Dawn' Filmed in Rio: Break-in, Bathrooms on Fire & Forgetting Sylvester Stallone

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart 'Breaking Dawn' filmed in Rio de Janeiro: Pristine waterfalls & portable bathrooms on fire. 'Hollywood Days' in Brazil: 'Fast Five' & 'Breaking Dawn' filmed in Rio Rio de Janeiro is currently having its “Hollywood Days” as per local reports, thanks to the presence of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, in addition to Paul Walker, […]

Taylor Lautner Shirtless for Rio Honeymoon Threesome?

Shirtless Taylor Lautner. Taylor Lautner shirtless in Rio honeymoon? Don't bet on Taylor Lautner shirtless or fully dressed showing up in the next few days to shoot The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 in Rio de Janeiro, reports to the contrary notwithstanding. Along with fellow Twilight Saga players Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner would be flying next Friday to Rio according […]

'Twilight Saga': To Brazil or Not? + 'Eclipse' Goes Dark

'Eclipse' with Dakota Fanning as Jane: Starving eyes. 'Eclipse' goes dark after remarkable global run Oct. 22 update: David Slade's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, and adapted by Melissa Rosenberg from Stephenie Meyer's novel has officially ended its run this late Oct. 2010 after 114 days out, as per Box Office Mojo. Made for a reported $68 million, […]

'Twilight' Movies' Milestone + Rio Crime Frightens Filmmakers & Beware of Celebrity Malware

Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart in David Slade's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sept. 30, '10, update: We all know that Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, members of the Cullen Clan (Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, and Kellan Lutz), the Volturi Clan (among them Dakota Fanning, Michael Sheen, Charlie Bewley, Daniel Cudmore), and the Wolf Pack (Julia Jones, Tyson Houseman, Alex […]

Edward Cullen: Robert Pattinson vs. Henry Cavill & Shirtless Taylor Lautner vs. Climate Change

Edward Cullen a.k.a. Robert Pattinson ready for his 'Eclipse' close-up. Edward Cullen Twilight: Robert Pattinson handsome photo May 4: In the promotional image above, Robert Pattinson is seen as the vampire Edward Cullen in the upcoming The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. That's an unusually good picture of Pattinson as Edward. The make-up isn't overdone, the hair isn't overdone, the lipstick isn't overdone. Edward looks like he […]

'Breaking Dawn' Oscar Strategy? Plus Ashen-Faced Robert Pattinson & 'Elephants' Academy Pedigree

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart embrace in 'Eclipse': Expect more of same in 'Breaking Dawn.' Oscar chances for 'Breaking Dawn'? The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, the final installment in the Twilight movie series, will be released on Nov. 18, '11, Summit Entertainment has announced (May 5, '10). Melissa Rosenberg is currently working on the adaptation of the fourth book in Stephenie Meyer's bestselling literary series. […]

Bella and Edward Kissing: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson 'Twilight' Romance

Edward and Bella kissing. That's Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the by now famous The Twilight Saga: Eclipse meadow scene. Directed by David Slade, best known for Hard Candy, Eclipse is supposed to be a darker, more action-filled installment in the Twilight franchise. Even so, I believe it's the meadow scene that most stands out in the teaser trailer. It's beautifully shot, incredibly romantic, […]

New 'Twilight' Movie DVD Reviews & Unexpected Director for Upcoming Entry?

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD New 'Twilight' movie DVD blockbuster: 'New Moon' beating original 'Twilight' Say what you will about the box office performances of Remember Me or The Runaways, but Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart surely have their millions of enthusiastic fans. The Twilight Saga: New Moon DVD, criticized by some for its lack of quality […]

Bill Condon, Laurence Mark: Oscar Show Producers

Bill Condon, Laurence Mark to produce Oscar 2009 ceremony Producer Laurence Mark (I, Robot; Dreamgirls) will produce and writer/director Bill Condon (Kinsey; Dreamgirls) will executive produce the 2009 Academy Awards telecast, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Sid Ganis has announced. It will be both Mark and Condon's first involvement in the production of an Oscar show. (Image: Kinsey and Gods and Monsters […]

'Dreamgirls' & 'There Will Be Blood': 'Second-Best' Oscar Nominees Revived

Bill Condon's Dreamgirls, a shoo-in for one of the five Best Picture slots in 2006 (a shoo-in that failed to make the cut), will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “Great To Be Nominated” series on Monday, Aug. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Following the screening, actress Jennifer […]

Joan Collins Quotes + Lauren Bacall vs. 'Movie Legend' Nicole Kidman & Greek Attorneys vs. Gay Alexander the Great

Joan Collins in Dynasty. Joan Collins quotes have been media fodder for decades, as the British actress has been around since the early 1950s. Half a century after Decameron Nights, The Slasher, and Our Girl Friday, Collins continues to be quoted, this time after weighing in on the multifaceted controversy surrounding Nicole Kidman's movie legend status. Lauren Bacall & Joan Collins quotes + a question […]

Alfred Kinsey Scale of Facts: Movie vs. Reality

Alfred Kinsey ca. 1950: Kinsey Scale creator. Alfred Kinsey sex researcher vs. 'Kinsey' movie biopic Alfred Kinsey (1894-1956), played by Liam Neeson in writer-director Bill Condon's 2004 movie Kinsey, and his wife Clara – Laura Linney in the biopic – had four children. Only three are shown in Kinsey. Their firstborn, Don, died from diabetes shortly before his fifth birthday. Clara Kinsey died at age […]

'The Passion of the Christ' DVD: Mel Gibson R-Rated Bestseller + Naked Men & Oscar Wilde in Toronto

'The Passion of the Christ': Jim Caviezel as Jesus. 'The Passion of the Christ' DVD: Mel Gibson movie is an R-rated hit in North America With the not inconsiderable assistance from Christian churches and organizations across the United States, The Passion of the Christ DVD – rated R – has sold 4.1 million copies after only one day in U.S. stores. That's certainly an impressive […]