Only three weeks after Quentin Tarantino finished shooting, the first teaser trailer for Inglourious Basterds has debuted. Courtesy of Yahoo, this gives us a good look at what Tarantino has whipped up in his crazy WWII feature, which stars Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, B.J. Novak, Til Schweiger, and plenty more great unknown actors.
Record high oil prices, global warming, and an insatiable demand for energy: these issues will be the catalyst for heated debates and positive change for many years to come. 2008 Sundance award-winning film 'Fuel' exposes shocking connections between the auto industry, the oil industry and the government, while exploring alternative energies such as solar, wind, electricity and non-food-based biofuels.
Seventeen-year-old Cassandra (Anne-Sophie Dutoit) has a rare phobia: she is afraid of physical contact with other people-a condition that has haunted her all her life. Cassandra and her aunt Maggie May (Ely Pouget) drift from town to town in a beat-up trailer, while Maggie May looks for the next man in her life and her next bottle of booze. When they arrive in Malibu, California she meets Lucas (Brock Vincent Kelly) a handsome teen and for the first time begins to feel for someone.
In the 1960s, Doo Wop group "The Dukes" topped the charts, but in 2007 they've faded from the spotlight with occasional gigs that don't pay the bills and waiting tables at their Aunt Vee's restaurant to make ends meet. In an attempt to reclaim their former glory and with it some self respect, they stumble upon the heist of a lifetime-- but one laden with a number of unexpected results.
Dostana (Hindi: दोस्ताना, translation: Friendship) is a forthcoming Bollywood film starring Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra. It is directed by Karan Johar's assistant, Tarun Mansukhani. The film began filming in Miami, Florida in March 2008, and is the first Bollywood film to be set entirely in Miami. It is also the first ever Bollywood film to have an exclusive focus on a gay relationship between its two protagonists. Dharma Productions's Dostana is scheduled for release on November 14, 2008.
Sarah Silverman returned to Jimmy Kimmel for the first time since the long-time couple split. The comedienne had a few question for her ex, or her current or whatever is going on with Sarah Silverman Jimmy Kimmel. Silverman -- who said she didn't want to use their "whatever-relationship (BS)" to promote her show -- asked: "When we were split, did you kiss anyone else?"
The Hills star Lauren Conrad made another appearance on David Letterman’s Show last night and Dave was all about getting the gossip.
When Lauren mentioned that the show was in season four, he asked where the time went and said, “When you started you were just a kid, and now - still a kid.”
When asked about the on-air catfights, Lauren said that throughout the years, there had always been problems between everyone in the cast. In trying to get to the root of the issues, Dave quipped, “That raises the question…who is…maybe you’re the problem, ya think?”
Lauren squirmed in her seat a little on that one. Our favorite part of the interview was seeing Dave clearly taking sides in the Lauren vs Heidi Montag wars. He actually said that he thought Heidi’s man, Spencer Pratt, was a “weasel.”
The World Unseen is 2007 film written and directed by Shamim Sarif, based upon a novel she had written. The film is set in Cape Town, South Africa during apartheid. The films stars Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth as two Indian South African women that fall in love in a racist, sexist, and homophobic society. It also stars Parvin Dabas.
Soul Men is an upcoming American musical-dramedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Sean Hayes, Jennifer Coolidge and Isaac Hayes, who appears as himself. It is currently in post-production and set to be released on November 7, 2008. The movie has been rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language and sexual content, including nudity.
Repo! The Genetic Opera is a rock opera film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. Originally planned for an April 25 release date, it has since been reported that it will open with a limited release in 4 cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, and Las Vegas) on November 7, 2008 with a DVD release to follow in January 2009. A 22-track soundtrack was released online on September 30, 2008, and another will be released in CD-format to coincide with the release of the DVD. The film is based on a play written and composed by Darren Smith and Terrance Zdunich. It received an R rating by the MPAA for strong bloody violence and gore, language, some drug and sexual content.
Pray the Devil Back to Hell is the gripping account of a group of brave women who demanded peace for Liberia, a nation torn to shreds by a decades-long civil war. The women’s historic achievement finds its voice in a narrative that intersperses interviews, archival images, and scenes of present-day Liberia together to recount the memories of a few of the women who were there.
The film stars the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Sacha Baron Cohen, Bernie Mac, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter. Also guest voicing includes Alec Baldwin, Will.i.am, Bernie Mac, Sherri Shepherd, and Patton Oswalt. Tiny Lister is also rumored to appear. The previous title was "Madagascar: The Crate Escape", which was featured on a trailer with Ben Stiller. The film is rated PG for some mild crude humor. It is the final film to star Bernie Mac, to whom it is dedicated because of his untimely death before the it could be completed.
JCVD (also released as Van Dammage in the USA) is a French meta-action film directed by Mabrouk El Mechri starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as the title role. Van Damme plays himself, a down-and-out action star whose family and career are crumbling around him, as he’s caught in a bank heist in his hometown of Brussels, Belgium. JCVD is Jean-Claude Van Damme’s filmed redemption; a weary hero’s only shot to get back what he lost with fame.
House is a 2008 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Frank E. Peretti and Ted Dekker. The film is currently in post-production. It covers the events that take place one night in an old, rustic inn in Alabama, where four guests and three owners find themselves locked in by a homicidical maniac. The maniac claims to have killed God and threatens to murder all seven of them unless they produce the dead body of one of them by dawn.
An 8-year-old girl is taken from her home and convinced that her family does not want her anymore. After enduring 9 years of horror, she and her fellow victim are dumped by their captures. Now, 17 years old and no one to turn to, except each other they do their best to survive life on the streets, until one day she finally accepts the help of a shelter counselor to find her way home.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a British–American drama film directed by Mark Herman and produced by David Heyman, starring Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis and Vera Farmiga. It is based on the book of the same name by Irish novelist John Boyne. It has been reviewed as "One of the most powerful endings ever captured on film".
In this tale of spell binding suspense, something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of teenaged girl’s private school world - and it holds the rights to her very soul. Now, on the eve of her 18th birthday, Molly Hartley is about to discover the truth of just who, or rather what, it is she is destined to become.
Fashion, which is scheduled to release on 17th October 2008, depicts what lies beneath the glitz and glamour of the Indian fashion Industry. It tries to bring out the other side of the glam world which is unexplored, which has a different story to tell way adverse from what it appears to all. It is an attempt to expose the truth and the true color behind the flashy and attractive glitz world.
Dear Zachary recently won the Audience Award at the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival in Birmingham, Alabama! It also recently screened at the Calgary International Film Festival and the Edmonton International Film Festival to standing ovations from Canadian audiences, where it inspired many audience members to write their Parliament in support of bail reform.
The Other End of the Line is a romantic comedy film scheduled to be released in 2008 starring Jesse Metcalfe, Shriya Saran and Anupam Kher. The film is based on an employee at an Indian call-center who travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone. James Dodson directs the project.
The Universe of Keith Haring by director Christina Clausen is an intimate portrait of world-renowned artist Keith Haring whose mantra was that "Art is for everyone!" The film is a thorough and intimate exploration of the background and career of one of the most popular and significant artists of the 20th century.
Stranded: I've Come from a Plane that Crashed in the Mountains tells the infamous story of a rugby team from Uruguay who boarded plane that would never reach its destination. The film features exclusive interviews with the survivors who recount their struggle to survive after the plane crashed in the Andes Mountains and were forced to consume the human flesh of the deceased. Stranded looks beyond the lurid details of cannibalism to tell a haunting tale of survival. Stranded won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008. It will be released theatrically in the fall of 2008.
Saw V is the upcoming fifth installment in the Saw film series. The film is set to be released on October 24, 2008. Unlike the previous three installments, Saw V will not be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, but instead by David Hackl, who was the production designer of Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV, as well as a second-unit director for Saw III and Saw IV.
Pride and Glory is an upcoming 2008 American crime drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Edward Norton and Colin Farrell. Pride and Glory was originally slated for released on March 14, 2008, but this date was scrapped by New Line Cinema, and the film is now scheduled to be released on October 24, 2008.
Låt den rätte komma in (English: Let the Right One In) is a Swedish romantic horror film by Tomas Alfredson from 2008. The film is based on the novel with the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist. It tells the story of a 12-year-old boy's friendship with a vampire girl.
The film won the "The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature" at the TriBeCa Film Festival in 2008