The Venice Film Festival has set its juries for the 74th event which runs August 30-September 9 on the Lido. Annette Bening was previously announced as President of the main Venezia 74 competition jury — and as the first female to hold the post since 2006. The panel awards the major prizes including the Golden and Silver Lions and the acting Volpi Cups, among others. Supporting Bening are Baby Driver helmer Edgar Wright; British actress Rebecca Hall; Hungarian filmmaker…
Tom Hardy, star of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” and Logan Marshall-Green actor “Spider-Man: Homecoming” can be really, really hard to tell apart.
Two years ago, Luiza Nesterova would never have dreamt of cycling to work in Russia's capital. In the city of 12 million, biking round snarled streets seems to make perfect sense, but Moscow "isn't an easy city for cyclists," admits 30-year-old Nesterova, a consultant in a finance company. Uncrossable highways filled with speeding cars cut through the centre, drivers are oblivious to cyclists and, for over half the year, the city is smothered in snow and ice.
Reporting from San Diego Comic Convention in San Diego, California I am tired. Like, really tired. The kind of tired you get when you’ve been camping out for 32 hours straight (not kidding) so you can get into the highlight of every San Diego Comic Con: Hall H Saturday, where the industry unveils its newest projects […] The post SDCC 2017: We were there for the Stranger Things 2 panel! appeared first on Geek Crusade.
The dance student is part of an explosion in the use of mobile payment platforms in China as consumers increasingly take out phones instead of cash to pay for everything from a coffee to a language class or a gas bill. China was the first country in the world to use paper money but centuries later the soaring popularity of mobile payment has some analysts forecasting it could be the first to stop. The gross merchandise value of third party mobile payment rose more than 200 percent to 38 trillion yuan (about $5.6 trillion) in 2016 from a year earlier, according to China-based iResearch.
Nostalgic horror sensation "Stranger Things" unveiled a new trailer set to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" on Saturday as it built buzz for season two at the San Diego Comic-Con fan convention. The Netflix series -- about a gang of 1980s children looking for their missing friend -- became a break-out hit last year, winning critical acclaim and fame for its cast of young stars, led by Millie Bobby Brown. Next the four friends are seen creeping about in "Ghostbusters" costumes, apparently looking for evil spirits, as Vincent Price's ghoulish voiceover for "Thriller" plays in the background.
Ben Affleck dismissed speculation that he is being dropped as Batman during a Warner Bros. Rumors have been swirling in the US entertainment press that the studio was casting around for a replacement for 44-year-old Affleck to lead a standalone Batman franchise. "Let me be very clear -- I am the luckiest guy in the world," Affleck told a crowd of 6,000 cheering fans at San Diego Comic-Con.
Thousands of fans were treated to a first look at Steven Spielberg's hotly anticipated sci-fi adventure "Ready Player One" at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. Starring Tye Sheridan, the movie is based on a 2011 novel about a teenager on a treasure hunt in a virtual reality game, in a world torn by an energy crisis. Footage for the action adventure debuted during Warner Bros.' presentation, showing Sheridan as teenage gamer Wade Watts, who finds himself inside VR Oasis.
Continuing our coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2017, Cinemaniac Diana Othman made it to Hall H Saturday (July 23) and we are still SO JEALOUS. Hall H Saturday kicked off with the Warner Bros panel, and according to Di, three exclusive bits of footage were shown. First up: an introductory clip summarising the DCEU movies […] The post SDCC 2017: We were there for the Justice League trailer + panel! appeared first on Geek Crusade.
The cast and executive producers of The Expanse landed in Comic-Con to present a new trailer for the Syfy series as well as the addition of Elizabeth Mitchell as a guest star in season 3. After a shocking events of season 2, EPs Naren Shankar and Mark Fergus were joined by Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham and Frankie Adams at the confab to discuss the big twist from the finale season and what to expect from the third season…
Television programs about the retirement of local sports legends Kobe Bryant and Vin Scully won multiple awards at the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which were presented on Saturday night at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood.
Former Vine star turned Disney Channel actor Jake Paul is making an abrupt exit from the network’s series “Bizaardvark” following news reports that the 20-year-old actor’s West Hollywood neighbors were filing complaints about his partying ways. “We’ve mutually agreed that Jake Paul will leave his role on the Disney Channel series ‘Bizaardvark,'” a network spokesperson said in a statement on Saturday. Paul posted a statement of his own on Twitter that reads in part: “I have outgrown the channel and feel its time to move forward in my career.
“So much has happened since I last saw you.” Such truer words have never been spoken. And with that, the new Thor: Ragnarok trailer opens. If you thought the first Ragnarok trailer was nuts, then you better hold on to your winged Asgardian horses, because the trailer that just dropped in Hall H at Comic Con is […] The post SDCC 2017 – New Thor: Ragnarok trailer is RIDICULOUS appeared first on Geek Crusade.