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Alex Zamm Talks Woody Woodpecker to Tim Nasson

The name Alex Zamm may not roll off your tongue, but the director, whom I talked to recently for his latest movie, Woody Woodpecker, is responsible for some of the most successful family films of all time. He is quite possibly the king of family film sequels, with the movies Inspector Gadget 2, Beverly Hills […]

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Top 10 Movies of 2017 by Tim Nasson and Dylan Tracy

Wild About Movies brings you the Top 10 Movies of 2017 by Tim Nasson and Dylan Tracy. There were 724 movies released in theaters in 2017, 341 movies which were eligible for 2018 Best Picture, Actor, Actress and other major Oscar nominations. (To be eligible for 90th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a […]

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2018 Golden Globe Awards

The 2018 Golden  Globes were given out Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton. There were not many surprises when it came to winners until the very end, when Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missiouri stole the thunder from The Shape Of Water to win the Best Picture Motion Picture Drama Golden Globe Award for […]

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Jack Black and Jenny Slate Interview by Tim Nasson

Jack Black and Jenny Slate Interview by Tim Nasson at the 2018 Palm Springs Film Festival. Is polka making a comeback? Jack Black thinks so, and he hopes it will even end up back in the American Top 40. Wild About Movies had the chance to speak with the two leads of the Netflix original […]

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Amy Pascal Interview with Tim Nasson

Amy Pascal interview with Tim Nasson for the movie The Post. Publisher of Wild About Movies, Tim Nasson, spoke with Amy Pascal, president of Pascal Pictures, and producer of the movie The Post, at the 29th Annual Palm Springs Film Festival. In addition, Nasson chatted with co-producer Kristie Macosko Krieger, and the film’s two writers, […]

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2018 Palm Springs Film Festival

The 2018 Palm Springs Film Festival, AKA the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), kicks off the first week of January 2018 with its infamous black tie Awards Gala. The Film Awards Gala, hosted by Mary Hart, will be held Tuesday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Festival runs January […]

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2017 Napa Valley Film Festival Wrap Up

Wild About Movies managing editor, Dylan Tracy, and publisher, Tim Nasson, bring you the 2017 Napa Valley Film Festival Wrap Up. Be sure to check out dozens of our exclusive photos from the festival below. In just seven short years the Napa Valley Film Festival, (the brainchild of husband and wife team Brenda and Marc Lhormer), […]

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Alex Wolff Interview

By: Dylan Tracy Napa Valley, CA – Alex Wolff. The name doesn’t roll off the tip of the tongue unless you’re of a certain age, say, perhaps, 17 to 24. As a ten year old, the now twenty-year-old Alex and his older brother, Nat, starred in the hit Nickelodeon TV series The Naked Brothers Band. The […]

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Celebrity Deaths 2017

Celebrity Deaths 2017 We weed out the nonsensical names included in much of the media for our Celebrity Deaths 2017 page. We only include A-list celebrities who have passed away on our Celebrity Deaths 2017 page. August 26, 2017 – Tobe Hooper, 74, director, natural causes. Tobe Hooper was best known for directing the original […]

2018 Film Festivals

Wild About Movies is now covering every major film festival in the world. The first huge Film Festival of 2018 Film Festivals is the 2018 Palm Springs Film Festival. We bring you front row coverage beginning on January 2, 2018, from their Awards Gala, where everyone from Gal Gadot to Guillermo del Toro will be […]

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Harvey Weinstein Expelled From Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein from its ranks. The Academy’s 54-member board of governors — which includes such Hollywood luminaries as Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Kathleen Kennedy — held an emergency meeting at the organization’s Beverly Hills headquarters today and voted to strip […]

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Harkins Theaters Classic Movies Series

Harkins Theaters Classic Movies Series is ongoing. Harkins Theaters presents special limited engagements of classic movies. Relive your favorite films on the big screen all year long, every Tuesday night at 7:00PM for only $5 per ticket. Among the holiday themed movies playing at select Harkins Theaters through Christmas Day: Halloween, (the original, starring Jamie Lee Curtis). Planes, […]

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The Stars of Fallen Talk To WildAboutMovies

Scott Hicks, the Oscar nominated director of the 1996 movie Shine, is back with the big screen adaptation of the Kathryn Price young adult novel Fallen, (now on DVD and various streaming channels). I had a chance to speak with Kathryn Price, the author of Fallen, as well as two of the stars from the […]

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Julio Soto Gurpide Interview, Director of Deep

At first glance, the animated movie Deep, (now in select theaters and available on Amazon for rental), looks like a spin-off of Finding Dory. But, if you thought that, you’d be completely wrong. I had the chance to speak to the film’s writer and director, Julio Soto Gurpide, a native of Spain. “I’ve been a […]

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Exclusive Clip from the movie The Show

Wild About Movies has an Exclusive Clip from the movie The Show, starring Josh Duhamel. Today’s audience has become infatuated with watching others degrade themselves on national television. They crave a wild argument, a bloody fight, or a publicized scandal. It has become the ultimate source of entertainment. But when the boundaries seem like they […]

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James Ivory Talks Maurice and A Room With A View

By Tim Nasson Merchant/Ivory. These two legendary names emblazoned on a movie poster or trailer instantly lit fires of anticipation inside any cinephiles of the 1980s and early 1990s, myself included. This label was always good news, for it heralded a new offering in the works by the master producer/director team; Ismail Merchant and James […]

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Fathom Events and TCM Big Screen Classics

With iconic titles that span five decades, the Fathom Events and TCM Big Screen Classics Series has something for everyone! An unmissable lineup continues monthly throughout 2017 as Fathom Events and TCM bring some of the greatest titles ever back into movie theaters, each for just four showings on Sundays and Wednesdays at 2:00pm and […]

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Universal Dark Universe

Universal Pictures’ relaunches its classic monster movie characters, with the moniker Universal Dark Universe, starting with the Tom Cruise reboot The Mummy, in theaters June 9, 2017. In addition, the studio confirmed that Beauty and the Beast’s Bill Condon is locked in to direct Bride of Frankenstein, which will be the next Dark Universe title […]

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MTV And Emma Watson Go Off The Deep End

To say that MTV And Emma Watson Go Off The Deep End is an understatement. MTV has been irrelevant for more than a decade. Trying to drum up publicity for their failing cable channels they dumped the categories featuring sexes from their barely watched 2017 MTV Movie Awards show the other night, an awards show […]

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Jurassic World 2 In Theaters 2018

Chris Pratt is the hottest actor in the world right now, headlining two of the biggest film franchises in history; Guardians Of The Galaxy and Jurassic Park. With Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 in theaters he is now hard at work on Jurassic World 2 In Theaters 2018. The Spanish director J.A. Bayona of The […]

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Indiana Jones 5 in 2020

Walt Disney Pictures has pushed the fifth, untitled film in the Indiana Jones franchise to the year 2020. Originally slated for release on July 19, 2019, Indiana Jones 5 will now open on July 10, 2020. Steven Spielberg is set to return to direct leading man Harrison Ford. Harrison Ford, who is currently 74, will […]

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Jonathan Demme Dead

Jonathan Demme Dead at 73. Film director Jonathan Demme, whose Oscar-winning thriller “The Silence of the Lambs” terrified audiences and introduced one of the most indelible villains in movie history, died Wednesday morning in New York. He was 73. He died of complications from esophageal cancer, according to a statement from his publicist, Leslee Dart. […]

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2017 Phoenix Film Festival

The 2017 Phoenix Film Festival arrives at Harkins 101 beginning on April 6, 2017. The opening night film for the film festival will be the comedy/drama release of HERO starring Sam Elliott, as a Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old glories […]

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2017 Oscar Winners

The 89th Oscars were held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and were televised live on ABC. La La Land took home half (actually 6, when the real Best Picture Oscar winner was announced) of the 14 Oscars it was nominated for. In addition to winning […]

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The Elephant Man John Hurt Dead at 77

Acting legend John Hurt, who appeared in “Midnight Express,” “The Elephant Man” and “Nineteen Eighty-Four” among many other films, has died at the age of 77 from pancreatic cancer, his publicist said. With a career that stretches back more than 60 years, John Hurt has long been a familiar face to moviegoers. In recent years, […]