Jude Law Smelled Like Rotting Flesh Every Day on Set for ‘Firebrand’

Brazilian filmmaker Karim Anouz (Mariners of the Mountains) admits that the Tudor England historical drama Firebrand isn’t exactly in his typical wheelhouse. He tells Collider’s Steve Weintraub that the story of King Henry VIII and his final wife, Katherine Parr, played by Jude Law and Alicia Vikander, was “a big challenge for [him] to imagine how to tell a story that was very far removed from [his] experience.” What he perceived at first as a weakness, however, became his strength as he set out to tell not a historical retelling but a character-driven psychological thriller. Continue reading

6 Things You Need to Know About Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Jurassic World’ Movie

A Box Office phenomenon, Jurassic Park and, later, Jurassic World, will forever be a legendary cinematic franchise. From the first moment Richard Attenborough uttered that immortal invitation, the staying power of Jurassic Park was obvious. The first three films were all financial successes, although the remarkable billion-dollar triumph of the first proved difficult to match. That was until 2015, when a reboot helmed by Colin Trevorrow became that year’s most talked about movie, earning an eye-watering $1.6 billion at the Box Office. This then led to the creation of a second trilogy, which ended most recently with Jurassic World Dominion. While the movie was a financial success, it was widely panned by critics. Continue reading