Posts Tagged Sean Penn

Top 10 Novel-to-Screen Adaptations

The adaptation of books into movies can be a controversial process, especially if the source material is popular, and fans have their own
cherished notions of casting. This month, Streampix spotlights 10 of the best examples of books turned into film.

Streampix Watch: A Cult Above: 10 Midnight Specials

Cult films may be considered modern-day classics like John Ford’s “The Searchers,” which wasn’t even nominated for a major Oscar when it came out in 1956 to such would-be exploitation fare as Alex Cox’s mixed genre 1984 end-of-world noir spoof “Repo Man.” Here’s a selection of Streampix’s 10 top cult films:

Oscars Finally Invite Chris Rock Back

Chris Rock has been booked as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards, marking his return to the show where his 2005 hosting gig ended with Rock being scolded by Sean Penn for denigrating the talents of “one of our finest actors,” Jude Law.