“Contagion” writer tapped for “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” sequel The devastating aftermath of last year’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” will get a story authored by someone well-versed in the world of apocalyptic scenarios. “Contagion” writer Scott Z. Burns has been chosen to script the sequel to the ... 05/16/2012 - 9:01 am | View Link
'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' sequel gets writer Contagion writer Scott Z Burns has been hired to redraft the screenplay for the Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel. Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa worked on the first draft of the script, which continues the story of the apes' ascension. Andy Serkis ... 05/16/2012 - 8:02 am | View Link
‘Contagion’ writer set to tackle sequel to ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Director Rupert Wyatt delivered a summer surprise with 2011’s “Planet of the ... aggressively" on the sequel. Now Heat Vision reported Tuesday that the film officially has a writer in Scott Z. Burns, who scribed “Contagion” and “The Bourne ... 05/16/2012 - 5:38 am | View Link
'Contagion' Writer Tapped to Pen 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Sequel (Exclusive) Scott Z. Burns has been tapped to work on Fox’s sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Chernin Entertainment is producing ... and breakdowns of society’s orders, having penned Contagion, Steven Soderbergh’s all-star virus thriller that had ... 05/15/2012 - 4:05 pm | View Link
Apes Will Rise for Contagion Writer Scott Z. Burns a writer has been hired to deliver more mayhem. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Scott Z. Burns has been tapped to work on Fox’s sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The project continues the story set forth in last year’s critical and ... 05/15/2012 - 3:13 pm | View Link
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New Release Dates for ‘X-Men: First Class 2′, ‘Thor ... Within the span of a single day, three highly-anticipated sequels to hit 2011 films - X-Men: First Class, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Thor – have all secured ... 09/30/2014 - 4:53 am | View Website
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A grim overview of the way the Internet, smartphones, sexting and all manner of cyber evils are corrupting our waking hours, "Men, Women & Children" makes "Frontline" look like a laugh riot by comparison.
Among them: a paranoid mom (Jennifer Garner) obsessively monitoring her daughter's (Kaitlyn Dever) phone and PC; a sexless couple (Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt) exploring extramarital partners online; an anorexic high-school girl (Elena Kampouris) encouraged not to eat by chat-room supporters; a single-father (Dean Norris) watching over his video-game devoted son (Ansel Elgort); a perpetually videotaping mother (the always excellent Judy Greer) trying to help her attractive daughter (Olivia Crocicchia) become a movie star.
Reitman deserves credit for trying to tackle it; how digital technology has woven itself into our lives — shaping and distorting them — is a subject that any filmmaker, any artist, ought to be contemplating.
 there are many smartly observed scenes here that capture familiar glimpses of today's technology interactions: a more honest commentary by text message during a politely superficial conversation; the typing of a personal Facebook message and then its quick edit with a more banal replacement.
Men, Women & Children," a Paramount Pictures release, is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America "strong sexual content, including graphic dialogue throughout — some involving teens — and for language.
Rush Hour will also become a showWell-known movie titles spawning TV series have clearly become a big thing across the pond. On the heels of Fargo’s success comes news that not one but two films will be reborn on the small screen. First up: word of a show based on the 1988 Tom Hanks comedy Big.
We're not kiddingThe list of seemingly silly titles we can crack wise about when a new brand-mining film is announced grows shorter with every day. Add to the roster Tetris, which is now kicking off a journey to the big screen via Threshold Entertainment. Yes, the game first unleashed upon the world in 1984 by Soviet game-designer Alexey Pajitnov and perhaps made most famous by Nintendo’s Game Boy, is looking to become the next potential block-buster.
From DreamWorks AnimationDreamWorks Animation has been suffering a little of late, with more misses than hits. It’ll no doubt be hoping for better things from one of its more reliable talents, Madagascar co-director Tom McGrath with Boss Baby, which now boasts the vocal chops of Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey.
Normally a Season 2 pickup is a cause for celebration and trepidation. While Stephen Falk, Chris Geere and Aya Cash should certainly crack some bubbly tonight over getting another year of "You're the Worst," they may also wonder, in the back of their brains, if they're capable of pulling off another season as creatively satisfying and commercially rewarding as the first.
The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) has announced its full slate of 2014 award winners for the 10th edition of the Maine documentary festival, which ran September 24-28 with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fledgling Fund, the Unity Foundation and Vimeo.
The festival jury, consisting of Susan Margolin (President, Docurama), Banker White (filmmaker, "The Genius of Marian") and Cecily Pingree (filmmaker, "Better the Farm"), awarded this year's Harrell Award for Best Documentary Feature to Orlando Von Einsiedel's Congo-set "Virunga," which also served as CIFF's opening night selection.