Tag: Film industry

Kickstarter campaign launched for world's first AI-written feature film

Horror movie Impossible Things will be co-written by artificial intelligence software in attempt to use data to engineer a failproof hit A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for the world’s first feature-length film that will be co-written by artificial intelligence. The horror film Impossible Things will be partly written by […]

Toronto film festival taps into Snowden and keeps it current with Denial and The Journey

Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden biopic leads the charge for topical movies premiering at this year’s Tiff, including fiction features about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the aftermath of the Good Friday agreement and the trial of David Irving It was shunned by film studios and plagued by Pokémon, but now […]

The glory days return to one of British cinema’s spiritual homes

Saved from demolition four years ago, Twickenham Studios is thriving again. Movie-loving businessman Sunny Vohra explains how he has managed to attract the likes of Ridley Scott and Stanley Tucci Four years ago the historic Twickenham Studios, home to some of the best-loved moments in British cinema history, stood on […]

The Secret Life of Pets repels alien invasion at UK box office

Family-friendly animation scampers to No 1 ahead of Independence Day: Resurgence, while Elvis & Nixon are all shook up on the indie circuit The winner: The Secret Life of Pets Illumination Entertainment, maker of Despicable Me and Minions, has scored another big hit with its latest animated feature, The Secret […]

Next James Bond will not be who you expect, Sam Mendes says

Outgoing director’s remarks suggest Tom Hiddleston not a shoo-in for the part of 007 The actor chosen to play the next James Bond will be an unexpected candidate, the franchise’s outgoing director has said, suggesting favourite Tom Hiddleston may not land the 007 role. The British film-maker Sam Mendes said […]