Ryan Gosling is heading for the Bangkok underworld in a new trailer for “Only God Forgives,” released a month before its U.S. launch on July 19 by Radius TWC.
“God,” which reteams the actor with “Drive” director Nicholas Winding Refn, debuted at Cannes to a mixed reception.
Gosling portrays an American fugitive from justice who runs a boxing club in Bangkok as a front for his drug business. His mother, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, is the head of a vast criminal organization who arrives from the US to seek vengeance for the killing of her other son, who savagely murdered a young prostitute.
It has taken us until 2019 to have a film about Araminta “Minty” Ross. Better known in history as Harriet Tubman. In Kasi Lemmons’ new film “Harriet,” the story breaks away from the typical slave narrative of an upward journey. Rather, we get a story that delves into the woman, her humanity and inspirational life. [...]
Awkwafina just might’ve had her best Monday ever. Shortly after 5 a.m., the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced that she’d earned her first Golden Globe nomination (as best actress in a motion picture – musical or comedy) for her performance in “The Farewell.” But she didn’t have a ton of time to celebrate, since she [...]
Eight young stars accepted the “Asian Stars: Up Next” award on Tuesday intended to recognize and promote Asian on-screen talent who have established themselves in their home market but have the potential to cross borders onto the global stage. The awards are issued by the International Film Festival & Awards Macao and Variety, and were [...]
Mo’Nique has signed on for the lead role in the independent action-adventure “Mother Trucker.” The movie is written by J. Oyer Tomas, former HBO executive producer, and set during the Congressional impeachment hearings to remove President Richard Nixon from office. Nixon resigned in 1974. Mo’Nique will portray a mother, struggling with anger management issues, who [...]
Mild, mellow and as life-affirming as a soft fall of springtime New Zealand rain, Hamish Bennett’s charming if overfamiliar debut feature “Bellbird” — so named after a species of avian indigenous to the region, which Captain Cook reportedly described as having a song “like small bells, exquisitely tuned” — is a fondly bittersweet tribute to [...]
Slippery and surprising, full of odd details and insights, and leaching significant visual and thematic texture from its unusual setting, Liang Ming’s “Wisdom Tooth” must be one of the year’s most remarkable debuts. Set in a depressed Chinese fishing town close to the Korean border during the first snow flurries of winter, the film is [...]
Archie Yates, Ellie Kemper and Rob Delaney will star in Disney Plus’ “Home Alone” reboot. Dan Mazer is on board to direct the film from a script by Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell. Sources say Yates will not be playing the iconic Kevin McCallister, but a new character in a similar premise to the original [...]