All That Glitters Isn’t Gold in ‘Birds of Paradise’ VFX

Goodbye Kansas Studios has shared with AWN its recent VFX work on Prime Video’s Birds of Paradise, released September 24 by Amazon Studios.  GKS delivered 64 shots and 5 assets for the recently released film, an adaptation of the novel “Bright Burning Stars” by A.K. Small that follows two dancers at an elite ballet academy … Read more

Review: The Peacock’s Paradise – Cineuropa

07/09/2021 – VENICE 2021: Laura Bispuri portrays a fidgety family gathering, but the secrets and lies hidden here have been more intricately dealt with elsewhere The family celebration, meant to be festive but required to be dysfunctional for drama’s sake, is exactly that in Laura bispuri’s contribution to the genre, The Peacock’s Paradise [+see also: … Read more

Universal Pushes Dates For DreamWorks Toon ‘The Bad Guys’ & George Clooney-Julia Roberts Pic ‘Ticket To Paradise’ – nonenglishfeed

Universal has set new release dates for its anticipated films The Bad Guys and Ticket to Paradise. The former action comedy from DreamWorks Animation will open wide one week later than expected, on April 22, 2022, opposite Lionsgate’s Nicolas Cage comedy, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. The latter feature reuniting Oscar winners George Clooney … Read more

George Clooney and Julia Roberts’ Ticket to Paradise Set for October 2022TheWrap

“Ticket to Paradise,” the romantic comedy that will reunite George Clooney and Julia Roberts on screen, will now open Oct. 21, 2022. It was originally set for a release on Sept. 30, 2022. “Ticket to Paradise” is directed by “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” filmmaker Ol Parker and is set at Universal. And the … Read more

‘The Peacock’s Paradise’: Venice Review | Reviews

Dir: Laura Bispuri. Italy/Germany. 2021. 88 mins. Family celebrations never seem to go well in European indie dramas. That’s certainly the case in Italian director Laura Bispuri’s third feature, which stars French veteran Dominique Sanda as a matriarch whose birthday gathering releases a series of long-buried tensions and secrets. So far, so familiar. Where this … Read more

George Clooney and Julia Roberts book their tickets to paradise in Australia

PS hears the production is also taking over the Palm Bay Resort on Long Island and recreating a Balinese paradise. The big-name stars are expected to be ferried about the islands on a fleet of luxury helicopters. The two-month film shoot will cover a vast tract of Queensland, including the Whitsunday Islands.Credit:Getty Federal Arts Minister … Read more

Chaos Omitted From English Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Trailer; Fans Still Love How Edgy Jack Is

While Square Enix omitted the word Chaos from a recent Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin trailer, memes are still spreading; with fans loving Jack’s no bullshit attitude. After the debut of the game’s first trailer, fans quickly made a meme of Jack’s insistence on killing chaos. His blind determination and frequent repetition of wanting … Read more

All You Should Know Before Watching Birds of Paradise on Amazon

Birds of Paradise is an American film by Amazon Studios. It is based on a 2019 novel Bright Burning Stars, which A.K. Small wrote. Sarah Adina Smith is the writer and director of this film. This film is produced by Dara Gordon, Jonako Donley, and Trevor Adley under Anonymous Content and Everything is Everything production … Read more

The Women Behind Birds of Paradise Revisit the Most Intense Dance Class of Their Lives

Sarah Adina Smith and Jonako Donley, the director-producer team behind Amazon Studios’ newest young adult drama film Birds of Paradise, have been making movies together since they shared a dorm room during their freshman year at Columbia University. It only makes sense that their latest project together — one of many they’ve collaborated on over … Read more

Inside Amazon Studios’ New Dance Drama, “Birds of Paradise”

In the cutthroat world of ballet, ambitious dancers compete to the near-death for a plum contract, a starring role or the hottest hottie, and someone goes a little bonkers—that’s the plot of dance movies from The Red Shoes to Center Stage to Black Swan. Birds of Paradise will add a gorgeously styled, contemporary twist to … Read more