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Watch Kathryn Bigelow Direct A Scene With The New iPhone

The release of the latest iPhone has been accompanied by the usual fanfare; Apple always does a dramatic rollout for its new product, and the iPhone 13 is no exception. This time, the company has enlisted a couple of filmmakers, who are no stranger to doing dramatizations, to help model the moviemaking possibilities of the iPhone 13.A new video shows Kathryn Bigelow, the Oscar-winning director of "The Hurt Locker," and Greig Fraser, the Oscar-nominated cinematographer of "Lion," using the iPhone...
Tags: Apple, Movies, News, Steven Soderbergh, Kathryn Bigelow, Point Break, Fraser, Roger Deakins, Bigelow, Ben Pearson, Deakins, SlashFilm, Greig Fraser, Lulu Wang, James Deakins, Kathryn Bigelow the Oscar

Whoa! Keanus Abound in This Excellent Art Piece

Keanu Reeves has made a lot of movies. Some of them are good, some of them are bad, and some of them are very good or very bad. But all of them share one thing that makes them watchable: Keanu himself. He’s the best.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Ted, Speed, Bill, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Peter Pan, Keanu Reeves, The Matrix, Point Break, Scott, John Wick, Keanu, Bill Ted, Cinema of the United States, Creative Works

The Morning Watch: Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Footage Easter Eggs, Rating Skydiving Scenes in Movies & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, there are a surprising number of Easter eggs and low key details to pick up on in the first footage from Marvel’s upcoming Eternals movie. Plus, see what a professional skydiver thinks of big skydiving scene...
Tags: Movies, San Andreas, Anthony-Hopkins, Furious 7, Goldeneye, Video Of The Day, Iron Man 3, Deadpool 2, ScreenCrush, Point-Break, Jeb Corliss, Eternals, The Morning Watch, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, The Father, Along Came Polly

Morning Docket: 10.22.20

* A South Florida lawyer, who used to work at Greenberg Traurig, has been arrested for allegedly committing several bank robberies. This would make an amazing plot for a sequel to Point Break. [Miami Herald] * A Sacramento judge refused to force the California GOP to release information about its controversial ballot dropbox program [Los Angeles Times] * A court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by one of Michael Jackson's accusers, holding that the late singer's companies did not owe the plain...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, Law, California, New York City, Sacramento, Gop, New Jersey, Usa Today, Michael Jackson, Los Angeles Times, Point Break, Trump, Greenberg Traurig, Miami Herald, New Jersey Law Journal

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in September 2020

The HBO Max library continues to grow, and September offers up some exciting titles. Now if only HBO Max and Roku could settle their dispute so more people could take advantage. Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in September 2020. The Invisible Man One of the year’s best films – and not just because there really haven’t been that many films this year – The Invisible Man is a brilliant reimagining of the classic story. Leigh Whannell directs Elisabeth Moss in this #Me...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, White House, Star, Fbi, Roku, Victoria, Jfk, Leigh Whannell, Keanu Reeves, Kathryn Bigelow, Elisabeth Moss, Virginia Woolf, Patrick Swayze, Gene Hackman, Moss

The Morning Watch: Pro Surfer Breaks Down ‘Point Break’, ‘Mamma Mia’ May Have the Best Sequel & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, listen as a professional surfer breaks down the accuracy of surfing scenes in movies like Point Break and Blue Crush. Plus, Patrick (H) Willem delivers a surprising video essay naming Mamma Mia: Here We Go A...
Tags: Movies, Vanity Fair, Mamma-Mia, Video Of The Day, Batman & Robin, Surf's Up, Point-Break, Kanoa Igarashi, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, The Morning Watch, Patrick H Willems, Patrick H Willem, Blue Crush, Lords of Dogtown

What do female film-makers have to say about male stories?

The directors celebrated in a new season at the Barbican – focusing on films about men, made by women – on turning the traditional gaze on its headWhen Ana Kokkinos found out her second film was going to be shown at Cannes in 1998, she was overjoyed. Charting 24 hedonistic hours in the life of a gay Greek-Australian teenager, Head On is a fierce and evocative depiction of queer identity and masculinity in crisis. Then she had her first interview. “The journalist told me there was a rumour that I...
Tags: Film, Women, Life and style, Culture, Men, Kathryn Bigelow, Cannes, Barbican, Point Break, Ana Kokkinos

Hang 10 Or Die Trying: The Importance Of Proper Goal Setting And The Lesson Of ‘Point Break’

You’ll wipe out hard if you eat it before the 50-Year-Storm.
Tags: Law, Litigators, Point Break, Matthew W. Schmidt

The Morning Watch: ‘Free Solo’ Star Breaks Down Climbing in Movies, The Best Movies Within Movies & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, Free Solo documentary subject Alex Honnold breaks down some of the most famous rock climbing scenes in movies like Mission: Impossible 2 and Point Break. Plus, a video essay explores the best movies within m...
Tags: Movies, Gq, Cliffhanger, Alex Honnold, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Burn-After-Reading, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Dark Knight Rises, Point-Break, Tropic-Thunder, The Morning Watch, Prop Store, Patrick H Willems, Mission: Impossible 2, Free Solo

Happy Birthday to Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves, America’s and Winona Ryder’s once-and-future husband, turns 54 today. A very happy birthday to Keanu Reeves.Read more...
Tags: Science, America, Keanu Reeves, Point Break, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves Day

Now Stream This: ‘Constantine’, ‘In the Mouth of Madness’, ‘The Game’, ‘Point Break’, ‘Dead Again’ and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)  The world of streaming services can be overwhelming, and more often than not, you might find yourself unsure what to watch, and where to watch it. That’s where Now Stream This comes in! I’m here to help you navigate the murky waters of all thing streaming, and this week, I have some doozies for you. There’s not one, but two Keanu Reeves films; Joh...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Horror, Features, Netflix, Adaptation, Paul Thomas Anderson, Francis Lawrence, Terry Gilliam, Tilda Swinton, Hulu, Keanu Reeves, David Fincher

One Year Later, ‘Fast and Furious’ Still Hasn’t Dealt With #JusticeForHan

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: it’s been one year since the release of The Fate of the Furious and the lack of #JusticeForHan still stings.) The Fast & Furious franchise is headed for its ninth entry with Hobbs & Shaw, the Dwayne Johnson/Jason Statham-led spinoff from director David Leitch. It marks a departure from the series’ new status quo after a decade (and then some) of Vin Diesel-dri...
Tags: Japan, Hollywood, Movies, America, Features, Fbi, Tokyo, Miami, Hobbs, Brian, Wiz Khalifa, Universal, Justin Lin, Seoul, Jason Statham, Paul Walker

Austria’s Long History of Moviemaking Continue to Attract Foreign Production

Movie buffs know Austria best through two classics: 1949’s “The Third Man” and 1965’s “The Sound of Music,” both of which were filmed at multiple locations in the country. But many other pictures have also been shot against Austria’s craggy Alpine landscapes, picturesque villages and historic capital of Vienna. What’s more, today, Austria entices producers […]
Tags: Artisans, Production, Austria, Vienna, Spectre, Point Break, Long History of Moviemaking Continue

Chris Evangelista’s Favorite Movies of All Time

Hello, /Film readers. It is I, Chris Evangelista. You may (or may not!) be familiar with my writing here, as I’ve been contributing to /Film since April. But now I’m part of the staff, and I’m very excited about that. I’m also very excited to tell you my 15 favorite movies. Some of these movies are downright masterpieces, others are like comforting junk food. I try not to limit myself in terms of “quality.” If a movie gets a reaction out of me, I consider it a success.   I see a lot of movie...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Comedy, Movies, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Guillermo-del-Toro, Adaptation, Scarlett Johansson, Lost In Translation, Goodfellas, Humphrey Bogart, Zodiac, Independent, Abbott, Crimson Peak

‘Point Break’ Honest Trailer: The Only Movie About Bank Robbing Surfers Ever Made

This weekend brings the release of Kathryn Bigelow‘s latest film inspired by real life events with the intense drama Detroit. The film takes a timely look at racial tension by shining a light on a police stand-off that happened at the Algiers Motel in the wake of the historic Detroit riots. This comes after Bigelow so intensely captured the danger of being part of a bomb-disposal unit in The Hurt Locker and dramatizing the hunt for Osama Bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty. But there was a time when ...
Tags: Movies, Osama Bin Laden, Fbi, Detroit, Lol, Keanu-Reeves, Honest Trailers, Kathryn Bigelow, Patrick-Swayze, Point-Break, Bigelow, Video Of The Day, Algiers Motel

Varsity Blues Is Coming to the Small Screen

CMT is growing their scripted programming and also continuing the tradition of serialized remakes from the nineties with Varsity Blue: Streaming Blues (working title I just made up).Read more...
Tags: News, Point Break, Edm, CMT

‘Hateful Eight’ Tops ‘Point Break,’ ‘Concussion’ on Disc Sales Charts

The Oscar-winning “The Hateful Eight,” released on disc by Anchor Bay Entertainment, snatched the top spot on the national home video sales charts from Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” the week ended April 3. The Western mystery, helmed by Quentin Tarantino and featuring an ensemble cast that includes Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt... Read more »
Tags: News, Lionsgate, Film, Digital, Quentin Tarantino, Concussion, The Hateful Eight, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, Point Break, Daddy's Home, Home Media Magazine, Thomas K. Arnold, Anchor Bay Entertainment, Samuel L Jackson Kurt Read

DVD: “The Hateful Eight,” “Point Break,” “Cartel Land,” & More!

                          It’s a week of danger and duplicity in home entertainment releases. Quentin Tarantino’s epic length The Hateful Eight plays out like a Western twist on a whodunit (or who’s gonna do it), while remake Point Break (above) sees a cop go undercover and skydiving to catch a criminal. Finally, documentary Cartel Land explores the Mexican drug cartels’ diabolical doings and those who seek to stop them from both sides of the border. Now for trailers and details — and your comm...
Tags: Photos, Feature, Usa, Mexico, Robin Hood, Oscar, Warner Bros, Quentin Tarantino, Dvd, Kathryn Bigelow, Samuel L. Jackson, Remakes, The Hateful Eight, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Point Break

Is This ‘Keanu’ Calendar The Best Piece of Movie Swag Ever?

We don’t typically write about movie swag on /Film, although I’ll often tweet about some of the cooler things that get sent to the /Film offices to promote upcoming films and television shows. Today I received a package from Warner Bros. Pictures with swag promoting their upcoming film Keanu, a comedy film movie from Key and Peele. If you haven’t yet watched the trailer for this film, go do so now. When I opened the box I knew I had to feature it on the site. The box contained a plush of the ca...
Tags: Comedy, New Line, Heat, Warner Bros, Boogie Nights, Mad Max: Fury Road, Warner Brothers, The Shining, Clarence, Warner Bros Pictures, Peele, Jason Mitchell, Matrix, Jordan Peele, Keanu, Keegan Michael Key

Korea Box Office: ‘Good Dinosaur’ Wins Weekend

“Good Dinosaur” opened on top of a Korean box office chart with five newcomers.
Tags: Asia, News, Film, Korea, Box Office, The Hateful Eight, Point Break, Good Dinosaur

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: Force Awakens’ Will Top ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Titanic’ on New Year’s

Fireworks displays and champagne-soaked revelry couldn’t derail the “Star Wars” juggernaut. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trumped the competition on New Year’s eve, adding $22.9 million to its nearly $652 million haul. The film will pass “Jurassic World’s” $652.3 million domestic gross and  “Titanic’s” $658.7 million stateside total at some point on New Year’s day.... Read more »
Tags: Film, Box Office, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Joy, Point Break

‘The Hateful Eight’ Takes the Lead in TV Ad Spending

In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by, The Weinstein Company claims the top spot in TV ad spending for “The Hateful Eight.” Ads placed for Quentin Tarantino’s latest had an estimated media value of $6.97 million, for 993 national ad airings across 30 networks through Sunday, bringing its lifetime... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight, The Revenant, Point Break, Daddy's Home, Ride Along 2, Weinstein Company, Variety Movie Commercial Tracker

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Crosses $1 Billion Globally at Record Pace

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” showed few signs of flagging over Christmas weekend, barreling past the $1 billion mark globally at a faster clip than any film in history. It’s becoming old hat to recount the various ways that the seventh film in the science-fiction fantasy is vaporizing records, but, familiar or not, “The Force... Read more »
Tags: Film, Box Office, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Joy, Point Break, Daddy's Home

Digital Tracking: ‘Daddy’s Home’ Topping Holiday Newcomers

Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot – which studies social data and box office trends – analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in... Read more »
Tags: Google, Digital, Data, Box Office, Moviepilot, Tobias Bauckhage, Concussion, Joy, Point Break, The Big Short, Daddy's Home, Facebook YouTube Twitter

China Box Office: ‘Mojin – The Lost Legend’ Finds $90 Million Opening Weekend

“Mojin – The Lost Legend” lived up to pre-release hype and blasted its way to the top of the Chinese box office charts.
Tags: Asia, News, Film, China, Box Office, Wanda, Enlight, The Martian, Huayi Brothers, Mojin: The Lost Legend, Point Break, Shu Qi