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When you need some scientific expertise for a movie about busting ghosts, who you gonna call? Well, MIT of course! Continue reading
The very first trailer for the movie, starring four lady leads, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon, came out last week. Now, a new international trailer for Ghostbusters (above) has hit the web, and if you’re any sort of Bostonian, you’ll surely recognize some signature spots from around the city. Continue reading
Paul Feig put a lot of time and effort into designing the ghoul-blasting, apparition-capturing weapons used in the new “Ghostbusters” film set for release this summer.
In fact, the director and his team were so determined to perfect the arsenal of scientific weaponry used by the film’s characters that they enlisted the help of a former Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher to explain the dynamics of the complex devices. Continue reading
This Massachusetts made film be in theaters July 15. Continue reading
A Massachusetts casting company is looking for extras for a Hollywood movie about the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Continue reading
Ghostbusters, set for a July 15 release date, may not be the most realistic concept, but to actress Kate McKinnon, the new movie is truthful in the way it represents women — specifically, female scientists.
The movie trailer for “Central Intelligence,” portions of which were shot at On the Hill Tavern in Somerville and other Massachusetts cities including Boston, Burlington, Lynn, Middleton and Quincy, is out.
A Japanese trailer for Gus Van Sant’s The Sea of Trees arrived online, offering the first extended preview of the Matthew McConaughey-starring film since the release of a short clip early last year.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a 30-second teaser trailer for the reboot of “Ghostbusters,” which is due out this summer. Continue reading
Back in 1989, Ghostbusters II predicted that the world would come to an end on Feb. 14, 2016. (Or as Peter Venkman says, “Valentine’s Day. Bummer.”) Well, Valentine’s Day 2016 is officially here, and while the world hasn’t ended yet, Sony has marked the occasion by releasing the first look at the upcoming Ghostbusters.
Disney’s The Finest Hours follows the story of Bernie Webber (Chris Pine) and his rescue team sailing out in the middle of one of the most dangerous storms that has ever hit the East Coast of Cape Cod to rescue Ray Sybert’s (Casey Affleck) crew on a sinking oil tanker. Emertainment Monthly got the chance to partake in a conference call with The Finest Hours‘ stars Chris Pine and Casey Affleck. Continue reading
By Jill Harmacinski Eagle Tribune January 31, 2016 LAWRENCE — Hollywood star Ben Affleck and his production crew have long packed up and left the Immigrant City. But the final payment for the city, for allowing and cooperating with the … Continue reading
If Disney’s new action adventure film The Finest Hours reminds you of a certain George Clooney movie from about 15 years ago called The Perfect Storm, you wouldn’t be wrong. There are similarities as both are Massachusettes-set movies following a group of ordinary men in survival mode on the high seas as a huge Nor’easter hits. But apart from the spectacular effects of lots of giant crashing waves on a comparatively tiny boat, The Finest Hours has more on its mind as it tells the true and heroic story of one of the most incredible Coast Guard rescues in history. Continue reading
Deadline Hollywood January 25, 2016 UPDATE Amazon has acquired domestic rights for Manchester By The Sea, a deal Deadline exclusively revealed. EXCLUSIVE: Amazon is closing a $10 million deal for domestic rights to Manchester By The Sea, the Kenneth Lonergan-directed … Continue reading
Martha’s Vineyard coasties, active and retired, will be special guests at a showing of the newly released film that depicts a famed rescue. Continue reading
Dean College will host the producer and the author of “The Finest Hours” for the Dean College Leadership Institute Leadership In Action Lecture Series at 4 p.m. March 3 Continue reading
In our continuing mission to make the lives of independent moviemakers even better, we take time each year to spotlight the most promising and fertile places in the country to put down roots. We scour the nation, poll film commissions, trawl through data, and interview moviemakers in hundreds of localities. Continue reading
By Globe Staff Boston Globe January 14, 2015 The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, and among them are a few films with Boston-area ties. ‘Spotlight’ The film about the Boston Globe’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church … Continue reading
Consider these twists on your “average movie run” to make this peak film season all the more special. Continue reading
The crew of the CG36500 that went out to rescue the stranded men aboard the SS Pendleton in the middle of a vicious nor’easter may be humble and have zero interest in boasting about their accomplishment, but on January 29th, we’re going to celebrate their bravery on the big screen in Craig Gillespie’s adaptation of the Casey Sherman book, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue.