R.C. Sheriff, a claims adjuster with the Sun Assurance Company in London, suddenly switched professions at age 36. He turned playwright because, as he said at the time, “I want to place on record one simple story of the war before memory died.”
It may be hard to believe, but in the century-long history of film there has never once been a teen rom-com with a gay lead released by a major studio. All that changes on March 16, when'Love, Simon' makes its way into theatres from 20th Century Fox.
When Michael (Lior Ashkenazi) and Dafna (Sarah Adler) are told that their son has been killed in the line of duty, they separately descend into their own personal horror rather than face the trauma together in director Samuel Maoz’s 'Foxtrot.'
Little did a stop-frame animation student at the National Film and Television School in England know that his graduation project called 'A Grand Day Out' would launch him into international stardom, and make a hapless, cheese-loving inventor and his genius dog cultural icons.
As much as Black Panther deals with the ascension of T’Challa to the throne of Wakanda, the comic-book adaptation marks the quick ascent of Ryan Coogler, who with his third film is making a significant contribution to the blockbuster juggernaut known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe.