Over 40 women (and counting) have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault in the two short weeks since the former studio executive’s history of horrific misogyny was publicly exposed. Many celebrities and filmmakers have expressed remorse for their ignorance to the years of abuse endured by their peers, co-stars, and, occasionally, their friends. And while most have condemned Weinstein’s actions and called for an end to these abuses of power, only a few have spoken eloquently about the systemic misogyny that extends beyond Hollywood — which is merely a symptom of a larger epidemic. One of those few is indie filmmaker and actor Brit Marling.
The vast majority of The OA viewers are still scratching their heads over that first season ending, but star-creator Brit Marling and director Zal Batmanglij aren’t going to leave us hanging forever. Practice your movements – The OA Season 2 is a go.
Considering Netflix intends to double its original offerings again in 2017, they’d be forgiven to lean back on promotional campaigns now and again. So it is, with the first trailer for Brit Marling’s mysterious Zal Batmanglij-directed series The OA, that the premiere is already scheduled for Friday!
Casting on 'True Detective' season 2 has been equal parts crapshoot, publicist spin and investigative free-for-all, but where we thought a female lead had been narrowed between 'Mad Men''s Elisabeth Moss and Rachel McAdams, the dam has burst wide open to suggest that Jessica Biel, Rosario Dawson, Marvel favorite Jaimie Alexander and at least 4 more names are all in the running for our next 'True Detective' mystery.
The first 'I Origins' trailer has arrived, and the film seems like a suitable follow-up from the team of writer/director Mike Cahill and star Brit Marling, who first worked together a couple of years ago on 'Another Earth.' The pair have returned with another strange but seemingly less subdued sci-fi outing, this time with former 'Boardwalk Empire' star Michael Pitt in the leading role, and a whol
When Mike Cahill took the stage after the world premiere of 'I Origins' at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival he spoke excitedly about how special speakers were installed in the theater to take advantage of the film's rich sound mix. Did they movie have a good sound mix? Yeah, I suppose it did. But, did it do anything to make up for the half-assed storytelling and dull performances in this desultory
A new trailer for 'The Company You Keep' starring Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford and pretty much half of Hollywood has hit the web and we gotta say, LaBeouf looks kind of convincing in those smart-person glasses.