Based on the true life of the last man in Thailand, Chavoret Jaruboon, to hold the job of carrying out executions by rifle, the fittingly titled The Last Executioner is a lush, sometimes surreal, occasionally lurid biography of a good man in an ugly world.
The 19th annual “Taste for a Cure” benefit gala raised more than $700,000 for UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center at the Beverly Wilshire Friday night, as a glittering crowd of Hollywood notables dined on a sumptuous menu paired with 14 distinguished vintages from six of France’s premier wine-making regions.
Federico D’Alessandro is one Marvel’s top guys on the company’s productions.
The man acted as storyboard artist on Thor and Captain America: First Avenger, then added animatics supervisor to those duties, beginning with The Avengers and continuing on to Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Solder. He’ll be taking on similar duties on The Avengers: The Age of Ultron.
Hot on the heels of the May announcement that Nicole Kidman would appear in Jimmy Choo’s Autumn/Winter 2013 ad campaign, the London-based accessory designer unveiled a short film featuring the Oscar-winning actress. The video, shot by photographer Mikael Jansson, shows the actress channeling a sophisticated yet smoldering modern Hitchcock heroine.
The newest Pacific Rim trailer sheds its machinery and meddling monsters for at least two minutes, focusing more on the human aspect of the film.
Anchored by an inspirational speech from Idris Elba, in futuristic suit and all, the trailer for the Warner Bros. project previews the process of synchronizing the movements of human soldiers with their massive droids -- or initiating the “neural handshake.”
Fashion and film will collide at one of the Cannes film festival's hottest tickets on Thursday night.
The 20th annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS charity event, hosted by Harvey Weinstein and Kenneth Cole, brings together the biggest names in fashion and film and will take place at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on Thursday night.