Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham. First, we discuss the death of director Jonathan Demme. Then, we talk about the anime film Your Name. by Makoto Shinkai. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream …

“Pigs deserve happy dreams, just like the rest of us.” That’s the message imparted by Lucy Mirando, aka Tilda Swinton, in a new viral video for Bong Joon-ho’s Okja. The highly-anticipated new film from the Snowpiercer director will drop on Netflix in June, featuring a cast that includes, in addition …

Like an extended episode of Black Mirror but without a dark sense of humor or bleak horror, The Circle wails about how technology is affecting society with little grace or flair. The script, by director James Ponsoldt and author Dave Eggers (adapting his own 2013 novel of the same name), approaches …

Rare and controversial erotic thriller coming to DVD fully uncut and totally remastered The post Jess Franco’s Slaves Comes Uncut to DVD appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

“How does it feel to be alone? I’ve taken everyone you love. This time you won’t forget me.” Meet another Jedi in this new fan-made short film set within the Star Wars universe. Star Wars: The Force And The Fury is a short by Jason Satterlund telling the story of a Jedi who crash lands on a mysterious planet. There he encounters a Sith who seems to know him. I won’t spoil the rest, but it’s refreshing to see such impressive storytelling in a Star Wars fan film. Two other things I love about this: 1) that we finally see a female Sith going bad, and 2) the blue lightsaber has a hilt like an actual samurai sword, nice little nod to actual sabers. Thanks to Live for Films for the tip on this. Original description from YouTube: “A Jedi crash lands on a barren planet and is pursued by a mysterious Sith who seems to know him.” Star Wars: The …