James Ponsoldt

‘The Circle’ Review: ‘Black’ Mirror Without the Bite
In the second act of The Circle (a film so poorly structured that it feels like it has five acts instead of three), Emma Watson’s painfully earnest protagonist Mae Holland decides to go “transparent” and have her entire life live-streamed around the clock, save for the occasiona…
Amazon 'Master Legend,' More Pilots Get March Premieres
It’s that time of the year again, and Amazon’s latest crop of pilots are here to crowd your St. Patrick’s Day schedule even further. Not only do you have Iron Fist to watch that weekend, but also The Legend of Master Legend, a new series from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Pa…
James Ponsoldt to Helm ‘Wild City’ For Disney
Surprise! Disney is making a live-action and CGI hybrid movie that isn’t a remake of one of their established properties — it’s like Christmas in August, or maybe someone at the studio realized they have enough live-action remakes in development to get them through the next 30 y…
‘Spectacular Now’ Director to Helm ‘I Want My MTV’

Major studios have been in nostalgia overdrive for years, with everything from Transformers to new Star Wars sequels to Disney’s live-action remakes of classic animated films, and even a…Power Rangers movie…yeah, sure, why not. But A24 has their sights set on a different k…
Patton Oswalt Joins Emma Watson, Tom Hanks in ‘The Circle’
The cast for James Ponsoldt’s The Circle continues to get better and better — comedian / author / actor Patton Oswalt is the latest to join the lineup, which already includes Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan and John Boyega. This group of people could sit in a literal circle and pl…

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