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Why do some organizations’ boards fail? It might be how directors perceive their expertise and responsibilities

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain While many of us can name a handful of CEOs, identifying directors serving on the boards of those same organizations is probably more challenging. The work of directors, whether they hold volunteer or compensated positions, is rarely publicized, and when it is, it is rarely good news. Indeed, corporate scandals often

Mean Girls Directors Reveal Another Musical They Want To Adapt For Film, And Sign Me Up

Movie musicals are a genre that has historically performed well, capable of making money at the box office and even winning Best Picture at the Oscars. The latest of these projects to hit theaters was the new Mean Girls movie, which combined the original movie with the Broadway musical of the same name. The movie's pair of directors recently revealed another musical they'd like to bring to film, and sign me TF up. Let's break it all down.Mean Girls reviews were positive, and the movie musical performed quite well at the…

In LA, directors have clubbed together to save a landmark cinema. Why don’t Brits do the same? | Film

One of LA’s loveliest cinemas – the huge, sentinel Village Theater in Westwood - has been bought by Jason Reitman, Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, Lulu Wang, Chloé Zhao, Guillermo del Toro, Alexander Payne, Alfonso Cuarón, Ryan Coogler, Bradley Cooper, Gina Prince-Bythewood and lots of other film-makers.The news has a hint of early Hollywood about it when, in 1919, four very different film-makers – Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and DW Griffith – threw their hats into the industrial ring to found…

Kristen Stewart Talks Her ‘Hot’ Sex Scenes, Favorite Directors

“I’m playing like shit right now,” Kristen Stewart says, laughing as a ball rolls forlornly across her pool table and comes up short of the pocket. “But that’s good,” she adds, “because we’ve actually begun talking. And I can’t very well have you over here and then just beat the shit out of you, you know?” House rules chez Stewart are that if you scratch, you can put the ball back on the table and give the other player two turns — a loophole we both take advantage of thanks to the distractions of a wide-ranging…

UK Casting Directors’ Guild Awards Winners 2024 – The Hollywood Reporter

The Boiling Point TV series, The Banshees of Inisherin, Rye Lane and Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical are among the U.K. Casting Directors’ Guild Awards winners 2024. The sixth CDG Casting Awards, handed out Wednesday evening in London, also honored the likes of the theater play Dear England, a TV adaptation of which Sky has just unveiled. Competing for the awards were productions that premiered between Sept. 1, 2022 and Dec. 31, 2023 and were selected as nominees by members of the guild. The…

Pedro Pascal Has Dropped Out Of Barbarian Director’s Next Horror Movie, But An A+ Replacement Has Been Lined Up

Pedro Pascal's IMDB is making us tired just looking at it. Along with playing Joel Miller in the upcoming The Last Of Us Season 2, the in-demand actor and veritable Internet daddy has a head-spinning number of projects in the pipeline, from the Ethan Coen comedy Drive-Away Dolls to Ridley Scott's Gladiator sequel to Marvel's recently-announced Fantastic Four reboot, in which Pascal was cast as Reed Richards. Given the sheer amount of that output, eventually something had to give, and it sadly looks like the thing to go…

A group of A-list directors have bought the Village Theater

One of the most beloved movie theaters in Los Angeles, the historic Village Theater in Westwood, is now under new management — and the owners include some of the biggest names in Hollywood.On Wednesday, a coalition of directors led by Jason Reitman announced they had closed a deal to take over the 93-year-old movie palace that has been a favorite site for movie premieres since its opening in 1931, with a 170-foot white Spanish Revival/Art Deco tower that has long served as a beacon for film lovers in search of old-school…

Macy’s activist Arkhouse launches proxy fight with nine directors

Customers visit the Macy's Herald Square store in New York City on Dec. 17, 2023.Kena Betancur | Corbis News | Getty ImagesInvestment firm Arkhouse Management has launched a proxy fight at Macy's, nominating a slate of nine directors for election to the department store's board.Macy's on Tuesday confirmed that it had received notice of the nominations from Arkhouse, which made an unsolicited $21-a-share bid for the company in December. Macy's board rejected that $5.8 billion offer and questioned the status of Arkhouse's…

5 Prominent Movie Directors Who Still Need To Direct a Horror Movie

Crafting a favorable horror movie is undoubtedly a rollercoaster of a process, with a variety of key elements attributing to the film’s overall success and popularity amongst the community. On one hand, building a credible narrative and thought-provoking dialogue is essential, but one significant factor is a major component in the entire moviemaking ordeal — and that would be the choice of director.  In the past, the colossal horror universe has borrowed inspiration and authentic ideas from a lineup of star-studded…

Bafta award winners 2024: The full list of victorious movies, actors and directors

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeThe Bafta winners for 2024 have been announced at a high-profile ceremony in London.On Sunday (18 February), Hollywood actors, including Emma Stone, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, made their way to the Royal Festival Hall for the British ceremony, which honoured the the best in film.The Independent listed the winners live as they were revealed, which was hours before the televised…