While Matthew Weiner commands an imperial presence in TV land, he arrives at Toronto as a humble near-first time director, aspiring for some good reviews and, more importantly, for a distributor.
Not Fade Away
Having already dealt with gangsters on “Boardwalk Empire,” Jack Huston is ready to take on a different type of criminal, joining the ensemble of helmer David O. Russell’s untitled crime drama…
After breakout roles in Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” and David Chases’ “Not Fade Away,” Bella Heathcote is ready to show her funny side, having boarded the untitled romantic comedy from Marc Lawrence…
Nearly a dozen films open between Wednesday and Friday, kick-starting what is the most crowded Christmas play period ever at the domestic box office -- though it won't be the busiest.
What is a screenplay? Hell if I know. What part does acting play in a film? A lot. The directing? So much. The camera? Without that obviously you have nothing. I don't know what part a screenplay…
Danger. When an actor has it, you sit up and take notice. Humanity. When an actor shares it, you identify with his struggle as your own. Enter James Gandolfini.
David Chase recalls the precise moment when the British Invasion changed his life. "I was going around a traffic circle in New Jersey and (The Beatles') "Love Me Do" came on the radio," he noted at a…
Aided immeasurably by his keen ear for dialogue, David Chase filters the tumultuous, transformative '60s through the restrictive prism of conservative suburbia in this story of a New Jersey boy's…
With more films in lineup, fest toppers say expansion remains a goal
David Chase's "Not Fade Away" has been tapped as the opening night film for the 19th annual Austin Film Festival on Oct. 18.