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Red Carpet Reveals: What Stars Depp, Brolin, Let Slip on Press Line & Katie Holmes Syndrome

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent By now the “Disso Queen,” the nickname of Johnny Depp’s attorney Laura Wasser, has squared off against Amber Heard’s superhero-named legal eagle Samantha Spector in what looks to be A Divorce to Remember. But before allegations fly from both corners, the red carpet is where the first signs of […]

Werner Herzog Opines All Things The Interwebs, “Lo and Behold…”

SCREENMANCER DIRECTOR ALERT:  Wildly creative filmmaker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Fitzcarraldo) sums up his latest digital exploration with: “It is one of the biggest revolutions we as humans are experiencing.” Thus Werzog holds forth on the past, present and absent corporeal state of the constantly evolving future of the Interwebs in Lo and Behold: […]

WARCRAFT Invades ArcLight Hollywood: A Towering Orgrim Character Installation Now Thru June 16

ArcLight Cinemas brings the highly-anticipated WARCRAFT film to life in an epic touring in-theater experience SCREENMANCER EPIC ALERT, Los Angeles, CA: The battle begins as ArcLight Cinemas, Legendary, and Universal Pictures announce the launch of a traveling in-theater installation featuring a larger-than-life statue of Horde warrior Orgrim, one of the stars of this summer’s epic cinematic adventure WARCRAFT. Starting today, moviegoers throughout Southern […]

Pixel-Perfect BILAL Screened at Cannes 69th & Took a Few Years, 22 Countries to Create

SCREENMANCER ANIMATION ALERT: Recently Dubai’s first-ever CGI animation, BILAL, screened at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival, which featured an Animation Night on May 18. But the story behind BILAL, a 1400-year-old animated saga, is even more notable. The cast includes excellent actors Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (who played the yacht assassination target for Matt Damon in BOURNE […]

 SAMUEL GOLDWYN FILMS TO DISTRIBUTE BYRD MCDONALD’S STEAMPUNK DOC “VINTAGE TOMORROWS” WORLDWIDE

SCREENMANCER STEAMPUNK ALERT: (Los Angeles—May 17, 2016) Coming off the coattails of screening at the Steampunk World’s Fair and heading into screenings at Clockwork Alchemy and the Seattle International Film Festival, Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that the company has acquired Worldwide rights to VINTAGE TOMORROWS, a documentary film that investigates the trajectory of the constantly […]

Kate Beckinsale Is For Fangirls Too In “Love & Friendship,” Whit Stillman’s A+ Austen Romp

[From Filmfestivals.com, by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent, Opens May 13.] “It is a truth universally acknowledged” that Jane Austen (1775-1817) will be source material in the foreseeable forever, but it is actually surprising that director Whit Stillman (Last Days of Disco, Metropolitan) has so nailed her work in his new film Love & Friendship, […]