The Promise is a star-studded period drama set around the Armenian Genocide directed by Terry George. The film centres around Oscar Isaac, as an Armenian medical student; Christian Bale, as an American journalist; and Charlotte Le Bon, as the Armenian woman both men come to love, and is set against the Armenian Genocide in Turkey at the outset of World War I.
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced its full film line-up for the upcoming 24th edition, April 27–May 7, at a press conference this morning at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema in Toronto. From 2,906 film submissions, this year’s slate will present 230 titles from 58 countries in 13 screening programs, with work by female filmmakers representing close to 48 per cent of the official selection.
When you get the opportunity to play an evil movie villain there's no thinking it over. Elizabeth Banks jumped at the chance to be in the new Power Rangers movie playing Rita Repulsa, one of the most evil characters in the franchise!
French director Olivier Assayas brings us Personal Shopper a haunting film starring Kristen Stewart about a young woman coping with her brother’s recent death. Stewart’s character of Maureen begins to receive text messages that appear to have been sent from her deceased sibling.