May 30, 2024

THE BOY IN THE WOODS Extraordinary & Poignant

Putting the subject matter in a context that any age can truly understand, the film The Boy in the Woods personifies. Extraordinary and poignant, the movie dramatizes the enormity of the defiance by the tyrants that were the Nazis. Nicely directed by Rebecca Snow she doesn’t over burden the viewer with unneeded references to WWII, […]

May 21, 2024

The Boy in the Woods review – boys’ own tale of Holocaust fugitive forced to fend for himself

This sweet if somewhat sentiment-and-string-section-forward Canadian film tells the true story of Max (Jett Klyne, impressive), a Jewish boy aged 12 from Warsaw, trying to evade capture during the second world war. Max’s mother (Berkley Silverman), aware that there’s only a little time left and she and her baby daughter won’t make it, manages to […]

May 17, 2024

Cannes Hot Project – Lili Reinhart To Lead Social Media Thriller ‘American Sweatshop’ About “Dark Side Of The Internet”

Riverdale and Hustlers star Lili Reinhart is set to lead mystery thriller American Sweatshop, whose producers include Oscar winner Barry Levinson (Rain Man) and acclaimed American showrunner Tom Fontana (Oz) who will be producing his first feature. Myriad Pictures will be launching international sales in Cannes after sealing a deal with Baltimore Pictures and Germany-based Elsani & Neary. Kirk D’Amico says: “We are […]

May 13, 2024

Myriad boards comedy drama ‘Sisters’ for Cannes featuring Cristo Fernández from ‘Ted Lasso’

Myriad Pictures has boarded international sales and will commence talks in Cannes on the comedy drama, Sisters featuring Cristo Fernández from Ted Lasso. Marta Méndez Cross, Valeria Maldonado, Virginia Novello, Maya Zapata, and Gonzalo García Vivanco star in the Las Caminantas Films production. Kirk D’Amico, CEO of Myriad Pictures, said: “It is a miracle to […]

May 7, 2024

Myriad to launch international sales on survival thriller ‘Walking Supply’

Myriad Pictures will launch talks with international buyers in Cannes next week on the survival thriller Walking Supply from Ireland-based Brick Lane Entertainment, Kemodo Entertainment, and Mountain Man Media. Stuntman Derek Barnes directs a script he co-wrote with stars James McDougall and Douglas Nyback, and James Mark, and Todd Slater produced the film. Read More […]

May 2, 2024

Gemma Arterton to Lead David Blair’s Adventure Thriller ‘Storm Witch’

Gemma Arterton, the British stage and screen star perhaps best known for playing Bond girl Strawberry Fields in “Quantum of Solace,” is set to star in upcoming period adventure thriller “Storm Witch.” The independent U.K./Ireland co-production, to be directed by David Blair (a BAFTA winner for “Taking Over the Asylum” and “The Street”) from a […]

March 19, 2024

SCREEN Intl – Bob Trevino Likes It Review

‘Bob Trevino Likes It’: SXSW Review Barbie Ferreira and John Leguizamo shine in multiple SXSW winner An unexpected online friendship leads to a journey of self-discovery in Tracie Laymon’s feature debut. Featuring strong performances from actress/model Barbie Ferreira (Nope, TV’s Euphoria) and John Leguizamo as lonely people making a connection, along with confident steering from […]

March 11, 2024

Hollywood Reporter – BTLI SXSW Review

‘Bob Trevino Likes It’ Review: Barbie Ferreira and John Leguizamo Earn Your Tears in a Touching Dramedy of Connectio The first time Lily (Barbie Ferreira) sits down with a new counselor in Bob Trevino Likes It, we hear only snippets of the backstory she lays out in rambling, rapid-fire detail. Even so, it’s evident it’s […]