I've been receiving many requests to feature their film sites, and I pretty much support anyone with a passion for the art of filmmaking.
But the one nearest and dearest to my heart is independentfeatures.com, created and ran by independent filmmakers. They say:
Independent Features was created by two independent filmmakers who learned first hand how hard it is to find an independent film an audience. After completing their first independent feature seven years ago, they ran into the same predicament most independent filmmakers find themselves in. They had doors shut on them left and right without their film ever being viewed. After years of working outside of the film industry they talked about giving it another shot, they always loved the independent film industry. Instead of producing another film they decided to go another direction, they created a platform that will give independent filmmakers the global audience they deserve.
They also have an ongoing film festival right now! Read More...
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"Iron Man" turned gold at the box office! The Marvel Comics adaptation hauled in $100.7 million during its opening weekend, making it the second best premiere ever for a non-sequel!
It came in behind of the first "Spider-Man," which premiered with $114.8 million.
Still, "Iron Man" was the 10th biggest opening of all time and the fourth biggest for a superhero movie. Read More...
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In “Iron Man,” Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), trying to dispel rumors that he is the mysterious Iron Man, reveals, “I’m not a superhero type because of my long laundry list of character defects.” Stark could have been talking about Robert Downey Jr., the actor.
Let’s face it; Downey could have had the same type of career Johnny Depp is enjoying. Both actors effectively shine in risky roles. But Downey suffered much-publicized personal demons which greatly affected his profession. With “Iron Man,” mark my words, Downey’s career will take off, supersonically. Read More...
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This May, Indiana Jones puts on his fedora, grabs his bullwhip and goes in search of a legendary artifact in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. It promises to be one of the most exciting, action-packed movies in years, designed to entertain and thrill audiences.
Beyond the thrills, though, there’s a fascinating legend behind the object Indy is seeking. While we won’t know until May 22 exactly what this Crystal Skull is, we do know that there are “real” crystal skulls all around the world—and even though they have been around for decades, no one is quite sure if they are real. Read More...
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