Exclusive Interview: PARANOIA consumes filmmakers Ryan Mitchelle and Brad Jones

PARANOIA official poster | ©2011 Walkaway Entertainment

Creating a film on any kind of budget can be a daunting task, but when Springfield, Illinois filmmakers Ryan Mitchelle and Brad Jones decided to create a taut little Hitchcockian thriller with a very small crew, they found they had to utilize every trick in the book. The end result is the impressive PARANOIA, a thriller that stars Jones as a Mark Bishop – a man whose life is falling apart. His wife has left him and there’s a serial killer running around town who may be targeting him next. When a mysterious man ends up dead on his doorstep, […]Read On »

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Warren Beatty discusses his 1981 film REDS at the 2011 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL

Alec Baldwin and Warren Beatty at the REDS special screening at the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival |©2011 TCM/Adam Rose

There have been many movies that have lost out on nabbing that Best Picture Oscar, but 1981’s REDS was probably the most glaring snub. Even though it was nominated for 12 awards and writer-director-producer and actor Warren Beatty won Best Director, the film ultimately lost out to CHARIOTS OF FIRE. Now, 30 years later, it’s clear that REDS was the more deserving movie which transformed the life of Socialist activist, writer and journalist John Reed into a sprawling three and a half hour saga. To honor its anniversary, the 2011 TCM Film Festival had a special screening Saturday night, and […]Read On »

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Breaking News: REDS director-actor Warren Beatty wants to make more movies

REDS DVD box art | ©Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment

While speaking at the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival screening of his 1981 epic film REDS with moderator Alec Baldwin, writer-director-producer-actor Warren Beatty spoke about wanting to make more movies, but admitted he was a sluggish decision maker. “There’s a point where this little thing called life [happens],” says Beatty. “I have an 11-year-old, a 14-year-old, a 16-year-old and now a just turned 19-year-old. With each one of them, I feel that I have four small Middle Eastern countries I  have to negotiate with. Each one of them is more interesting than five movies. But I’m going to make another […]Read On »

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EARTHSEED novel plants TWILIGHT Melissa Rosenberg to write and produce

EARTHSEED by Pamela Sargent | ©Tor Books

Paramount Pictures may have let the TWILIGHT saga slip through their fingers (D’oh), but they’ve learned their lesson and have optioned the novel EARTHSEED by Pamela Sargent and have landed TWILIGHT scribe Melissa Rosenberg to write and produce. EARTHSEED is part of a trilogy of young adult books that also include FARSEED and SEED SEEKER about a group of teenagers bred on a spaceship through genetics and without parents. “EARTHSEED is an incredibly compelling world and I’m excited to dive into it,” said Rosenberg today in a press release. “The film’s premise easily lends itself to an exciting franchise with […]Read On »

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