SAG-AFTRA Foundation Releases “Better Days” Video — Deadline

Two weeks ago, SAG-AFTRA Foundation president Courtney B. Vance issued a “Better Days” challenge to the performing community. Vance asked performers to tell him “something positive you’re striving for – looking forward to.” The video response, he said in his latest fireside chat, was “very, very motivating.” They speak of global change, blessings out of… via… Continue reading SAG-AFTRA Foundation Releases “Better Days” Video — Deadline

Pablo Larraín Doesn’t Know When He Can Finish Stephen King’s AppleTV+ Miniseries ‘Lisey’s Story’ — IndieWire

Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín knows he’s been fortunate during the pandemic. He just sold his Kristen-Stewart-as-Princess-Diana biopic “Spencer” to Neon for a cool $4 million out of the virtual Cannes market. 396 more words via Pablo Larraín Doesn’t Know When He Can Finish Stephen King’s AppleTV+ Miniseries ‘Lisey’s Story’ — IndieWire

The Time Philip Seymour Hoffman Stood Up for Patrick Fugit While Making ‘Almost Famous’ — IndieWire

Cameron Crowe’s rock-and-roll odyssey “Almost Famous” about his golden days as a Rolling Stone journalist has only gotten better with time. The film turns 20 this September, and its wild shoot continues to yield fascinating stories from the crew and cast. 429 more words via The Time Philip Seymour Hoffman Stood Up for Patrick Fugit While… Continue reading The Time Philip Seymour Hoffman Stood Up for Patrick Fugit While Making ‘Almost Famous’ — IndieWire

‘Soul’ Trailer: Pixar Sneaks ‘Parting Ways’ Song from Studio’s First Black-Led Feature — IndieWire

The pandemic may have pushed back the theatrical release of Pixar’s “Soul” (from Juneteenth to November 20), but that didn’t stop Disney from dropping a new teaser trailer on Saturday, touting the original song, “Parting Ways” (written, produced, and performed by fusion specialist Cody ChesnuTT). 674 more words via ‘Soul’ Trailer: Pixar Sneaks ‘Parting Ways’ Song… Continue reading ‘Soul’ Trailer: Pixar Sneaks ‘Parting Ways’ Song from Studio’s First Black-Led Feature — IndieWire

‘Blade Runner’ Anniversary: The Weekend When ‘E.T.’ and ‘Star Trek II’ Crushed Ridley Scott — IndieWire

In the early 1980s, Cinefantastique was an extraordinarily detailed and authoritative sci-fi film magazine. Founded as a mimeographed fanzine a year before the 1968 release of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” it became a serious, almost scholarly glossy. 1,014 more words via ‘Blade Runner’ Anniversary: The Weekend When ‘E.T.’ and ‘Star Trek II’ Crushed Ridley Scott —… Continue reading ‘Blade Runner’ Anniversary: The Weekend When ‘E.T.’ and ‘Star Trek II’ Crushed Ridley Scott — IndieWire

‘Sharp Objects’ Announced Eliza Scanlen as a Dark Force, but in ‘Babyteeth’ a Star Is Born — IndieWire

Eliza Scanlen likes dark places. She was a victim of Munchausen syndrome by proxy who turned into a cunning serial killer in HBO’s “Sharp Objects;” the terminally ill Beth March in “Little Women,” and now can be seen as a teenage cancer patient in “ 1,042 more words via ‘Sharp Objects’ Announced Eliza Scanlen as a… Continue reading ‘Sharp Objects’ Announced Eliza Scanlen as a Dark Force, but in ‘Babyteeth’ a Star Is Born — IndieWire