If you love movies that are filled with eye-catching visuals, a sublime music score, and an inspired lead performance, Kumiko, The Treasure Hunterchecks off all these boxes. Directed by David Zellner and starring Pacific Rimactress Rinko Kikuchi, the movie makes its Blu-ray debut today.
In anticipation of the July 14 release of Harper Lee’sbook Go Set A Watchmen, American Masters will present an updated version of the 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey Boo. Mary McDonagh Murphy, the project’s Emmy winning director and author ofScout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of To Kill A Mockingbird, read an advance copy of Go Set A Watchmen and will live tweet (#HarperLeePBS) during the documentary’s broadcast (PBS, July 10, 9-10:30 pm, check local listings).
DirectorAsif Kapadia’s(Senna) documentary Amy spotlights the life of six time Grammy winning singer Amy Winehouse, but instead of a group of talking heads telling her story, the project travels down a more personal route, as witnessed by this latest clip from the project.
Although Mr. Robot has its premiere tonight (10 pm et/pt), the good news is signed, sealed, and delivered. The series has been renewed by USA Network for a second season. The pilot, which was made available online, has already collected almost 3 million views since its launch. The second season, which will feature at least 10 episodes, will air sometime next year.
The wait is almost over, as The Heart Is A Monster,Failure’s first album since 1996’s seminal work Fantastic Planet, comes out June 30 via INresidence. Rabid fans in need for an early listen can also stream the album on Entertainment Weekly.
The good news for actress Portia Doubledayis that the top-notch pilot for Mr. Robotis a signal of good things to come for the promising show (she’s a white collar co-worker/childhood friend of the series’ protagonist, who’s played by Rami Malek). In real life, however, Doubleday had first-hand experience of being hacked.