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Ben Mendelsohn

When you think of modern film composers, there are some pretty big names associated with the title: John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat and Michael Giacchino, are just a few of the famous artists who come to mind. Sadly, there aren’t th…

Australian director David Michôd burst onto the worldwide filmmaking scene in 2010, with his critically-acclaimed crime drama “Animal Kingdom.” Since then, the filmmaker has released two films, “The Rover” and “War Machine.” Unfortunately, those two fi…

We imagine the decision to reboot “Robin Hood” for the millionth time went something like this: Producer: I know what you’re thinking. In the age of egregious income inequality, Occupy Wall Street, and the outrage by the 99% vs 1% wag…

People have complained, rightfully so, over the vast amount of fandom inspired references shown in the trailers so far for “Ready Player One,” particularly from Amblin products. After all, I don’t how much more of  the 1980s being sho…

With “The Post” out of the way, Steven Spielberg isn’t taking a break, as he gets ready to release “Ready Player One” in the spring. And the latest look at the movie offers more explanation of the virtual world and the story surroundi…

If you’ve been a struggling actor, director, writer or creative in Hollywood it’s easy to give up. It’s easy to say, “Well, I tired for a couple of years, but it’s time to try something else even though I really don’…

BEVERLY HILLS – Joe Wright’s “Darkest Hour” may have begun its awards season journey at Telluride, but there have been a ton of other stops along the way including Toronto and a special screening in Washington, D.C. The WWII drama fin…

Ben Mendelsohn makes everything better, and he’s just as happy appearing in a blockbuster as taking some time to make an indie movie. The months ahead will see him in a variety of projects, ranging from Joe Wright‘s Oscar contending “…