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Paul Cameron on THE COMMUTER, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, MAN ON FIRE, and COLLATERAL

Paul Cameron, ASC has worked on some of the most visually groundbreaking feature films of the past decade. He is best known for his work on Pirates of The Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Man on Fire, Collateral, Gone in 60 Seconds, Total Recall, and The Last Supper. He also shot the pilot of the critically acclaimed HBO’s series Westworld.

I had Paul on the show to discuss his latest film The Commuter, starring Liam Neeson that's playing in theatres now.
To hear my conversation with Paul click play on the embedded player below


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Saban Films Nabs BLACK WATER Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren

Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Pasha Patriki’s Black Water, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Kickboxer), and Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables 2). The action thriller which marks the fifth collaboration between Van Damme and Lundgren, was produced by Jason Cherubini, Alexander Ferguson, Tyler W. Konney and Richard Switzer for Dawn’s Light Productions. Saban Films is planning a theatrical release in Q2 of 2018.

Written by Chad Law, with a story by Law, Konney and Switzer, Black Water follows a deep cover operative who awakens to find himself imprisoned in a CIA black site on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, Wheeler (Van Damme) must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.

“Jean-Claude and Dolph are a powerhouse duo, it’s refreshing to see them fighting on the same side for a change,” said Saban Films’ Bill Bromiley. “The pair are iconic action heroes; our audiences will absolutely love B…

First Look: WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.


SOBER CINEMA: Three Years Ago - PADDINGTON and APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

The Internet loves PADDINGTON. And for the last three years, one of your hosts has never understood this. Maybe with a rewatch or some enlightenment from his co-hosts, this will change. What is also not likely to change is our attempts to champion a forgotten film; this week's selection is APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, which opened in the U.S. on January 15, 2015 alongside the talking bear movie. Desiree Akhavan's Brooklyn based comedy on a bisexual Persian American woman's attempts to recover from a breakup and find her place. Though it is currently streaming on Amazon Prime, as you will find out... there is no stopping Paddington and his hard stare. He has taken control of the hearts and minds of Film Twitter and no Sundance darling can end this madness. Send help to Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @sobercinema

THE GRAND GESTURE: The American President

Since the extent of our research on AARON SORKIN was one of us watching an episode of THE WEST WING and the other pulling up an IMDb tab on this accomplished writer, your hosts bring in a Sorkin expert in JESSE SCHOBER of the FIELD OF SCREAMS podcast. And no, it's not about Sorkin, but Jesse has compiled all of his knowledge on this man into one great speech that is to be found at the end of this show (so you have to listen). Before that though we go back to the good old days of American politics, or at the very least American politics as a rom-com in ROB REINER's THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT starring ANNETTE BENING and MICHAEL DOUGLAS. As usual we find ourselves unable to recast Bening but often get confused by the various Presidential figures from the Sorkin-verse when MARTIN SHEEN makes an appearance, but none of that really matters because every character in this movie has a Grand Gesture worthy speech! Listen to them here. Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @grandgesturepod Hosts: Dav…

PROJECTING FILM: Humor Me (Mallrats meets Beginners)

On this episode we look at the relationships between fathers and sons and the jokes that develop along the way as we revisited Kevin Smith's MALLRATS and Mike Mills' BEGINNERS for the new release HUMOR ME. This indie film starring Jemaine Clement and Elliott Gould opens with crass humor that repeatedly antagonizes its audience (okay mainly just the son character played by Clement) which aligns perfectly with our goals for this podcast. So put in your earbuds and get weepy with us as we debate the merits of a stink palm as a bonding experience between two men. Facebook/Twitter/Instagram: @projectingfilm Hosts: Chris @Following_Films Mike @warmachinehorse Email us suggestions on indie films you are looking forward to at projectingfilm@gmail.com Theme music provided by the band Good Talk Russ. The song is Build It Up off their album The Panglossian Travels of the White Elephant.

MARK AS PLAYED: Paddington 2 and Adult Themes in Kids Movies

On this episode Andrew of AB FILM REVIEW and Jessi of MARK AS PLAYED use the release of PADDINGTON 2 to explore the adult themes that are found in kids films. This is helped by looks at THE LAST UNICRON in CULT FILM IN REVIEW and THE DARK CRYSTAL in THE RETRO CINEMA PODCAST, and their dark, not particularly kiddy friendly themes. As if this isn't dark enough, we somehow end up asking the question of how cinema can help kids get through the Trump era. Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @markasplayedpod
Theme music by Josh Nolan 'til the Words Run Out from the album Fair City Lights

WAR MACHINE vs. WAR HORSE: The Commune (Addams Family Values vs. We Bought a Zoo)

On this episode we expand the definition of family films with two personal favorites in ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES and WE BOUGHT A ZOO. Guest Ben Zuk and your host have threatened to feature these two films for quite some time, and last year's release of THE COMMUNE (now available on Hulu) gave us somewhat of an excuse to do so. Hopefully we can change some hearts and minds to appreciate some of Cameron Crowe's best work, but failing that check out our new podcast launching this week: 99 from 99. A movie podcast that presents 99 episodes on the films from 1999. Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @warmachinehorse

THE True Bromance Film Podcast - Molly's Game

Episode 187

Aaron Sorkin is highly acclaimed for his entertaining screenwriting but he has never directed his own film. Sorkin changes that with his debut film, Molly's Game, that casts Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom and Idris Elba as the lawyer who takes on the task of absolving her from the crimes of running a high stakes poker game for the stars.

MOVIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK:
Colossal, Peaky Blinders, Abundant Acreage Available, Brigsby Bear, The Hero, Molly's Game




ALLURE Trailer

Laura (Evan Rachel Wood) works as a house cleaner for her father's company but her personal life is not so pristine. Rough around the edges, looking for love in all the wrong places, her heartbreaking behavior points to hardships of the past. One day on the job, in yet another house, Laura meets Eva (Julia Sarah Stone), a quiet teenager unhappy with her disciplined life. In Eva, Laura rediscovers an innocent tenderness. In Laura, Eva finds a thrilling rebel who can bring her into unknown territories. The mutual attraction soon morphs into obsession as Laura convinces Eva to run away and secretly come live with her, perilously raising the stakes for the young, impressionable girl as Laura's emotional instability becomes increasingly clear. As their world closes in, they must unearth certain truths to find a way out. 

Release Date: March 16, 2018 - New York, Los Angeles plus available on Demand & Digital  Directed by: Carlos Sanchez, Jason Sanchez Writ…