Movie Review: THE CURRENT WAR: DIRECTOR’S CUT

THE CURRENT WAR - DIRECTOR'S CUT Movie Poster | ©2019 101 Studios

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, Tuppence Middleton Writer: Michael Mitnick Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Distributor: 101 Studios Release Date: October 25, 2019 Two things should be made clear about the title of THE CURRENT WAR: DIRECTOR’S CUT. The first is that it does not refer to a present-day conflict, military or other. Instead, it alludes to the war over actual electrical current, fought in the last decades of the nineteenth century between the inventors Thomas Edison (played here by Benedict Cumberbatch) and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), with some input from Nikola […]Read On »

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HOWARDS END: Matthew Macfadyen chats new miniseries – Exclusive Interview

Matthew Macfadyen is Henry Wilcox in HOWARD'S END - Miniseries| ©2018 Starz

E.M. Forster’s novel HOWARDS END was adapted as a feature film in 1992, winning Oscars for lead actress Emma Thompson, the screenplay adaptation by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and art direction. The story, set in 1910 England, deals with gender and class prejudices. Now Starz is bringing forth a four-part miniseries adaptation of HOWARDS END, which premieres Sunday, April 8. Matthew Macfadyen (pronounced, he explains, Mac-fad-ee-an) stars as Henry Wilcox, a wealthy man who falls in love with independent-minded Margaret Schlegel, played by Hayley Atwell, at the same time Margaret’s sister Helen (Philippa Coulthard) develops feelings for working-class activist Leonard Bast […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: What’s up with a PERCY JACKSON sequel? Even actor Logan Lerman doesn’t know.

PERCY JACKSON & THE LIGHTNING THIEF movie poster | ©2010 20th Century Fox

During the press event for THE THREE MUSKETEERS during WonderCon 2011, actor Logan Lerman commented on the prospects of a sequel to last year’s successful PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS. “I don’t know anything about it,” he says. “I haven’t heard anything but I’m excited about it.” Well, not a heck of a lot, but let’s hope they greenlight the sequel soon or Lerman’s going to be all grown up. CLICK HERE to hear Logan Lerman’s thoughts on his new film THE THREE MUSKETEERS CLICK HERE to check out all of ASSIGNMENT X‘s WONDERCON news and you can also follow […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: Logan Lerman says new THREE MUSKETEERS won’t be your father’s version

THREE MUSKETEERS teaser poster | ©2011 Summit Entertainment

During the press event for THREE MUSKETEERS during WonderCon 2011 in San Francisco, Logan Lerman, who plays D’Artagnan in the film, has been asked numerous times what will differentiate this version from the others that have come out over the years. “It is more contemporary, it is the untold chapter,” Lerman says. “They are looked at as the navy seals or the James Bond of the time. They have all sorts of gadgets and gizmos that have never been seen before in any version.” Lerman also notes that in addition to the gadgets and such, a number of futuristic vehicles […]Read On »

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