Happy birthday to a man of exceptional talent, your legacy will live on forever and continue to inspire us all, Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Guest blogger and producer Andrew D Corkin is used to traveling the globe to promote his projects, inspiring him to create films which “reconnect the audience with the places they know or desire to visit.” Good Will Hunting was able to do just that for Andrew, reacquainting him with a place he already called home.

Read more here

Married filmmakers marcmeyers and Jody Girgenti discuss their favorite Miramax movies like There Will Be Blood, the importance of VOD for indie films, and upcoming projects - How He Fell in Love and My Friend Dahmer.

Read more here.

Don’t forget to check out their latest release, Harvest, available on iTunes now.

This week’s enchanting film, Shakespeare In Love, was chosen by Digital Marketing Intern Celestine Au. “Shakespeare in Love speaks the language of love so enthrallingly and eloquently that you can’t help but fall in lust with literacy.” 

Read more here

For those lucky enough to attend Comic-Con in San Diego on Sunday, July 27th, you’re in for a treat. Quentin Tarantino will bless the convention with his presence at the Dynamite Panel to talk Django Meets Zorro.

Find out what else the director is up to, including a possible production date for his new film THE HATEFUL EIGHT here.

As we celebrate America’s birthday this 4th of July, we honor our favorite American film directors including Kevin Smith, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, the Coen brothers and Paul Thomas Anderson.

Enjoy some clips from their amazing films here: http://bit.ly/Happy_4th

Image Cred: Thomas Anderson & Smith - AP; Scorsese - Evan Agostini/AP; Coens - Julian Parker/Getty Images; Tarantino - Amanda Edwards/WireImage

Project Greenlight was ahead of its time. Now that technology has caught up to the concept, we thought it was a perfect time to bring it back.” – Ben Affleck

In honor of Project Greenlight’s return, today’s Summer Movie Staff Picks are two of the first films produced from the original series, The Battle of Shaker Heights and Stolen Summer.

Read more and find out how to submit your short film here!

Filmmaker and guest blogger Sanjit De Silva discusses the importance of retelling old stories from new perspectives, like Pulp Fiction and Dead Man have done before. This process helped him create his short film, Time After. 

Read more here

The Matrix creators Andy and Lana Wachowski are back with a Netflix Original Series, Sense8. While details are scarce, we are given a glimpse into the plot and cast, which includes Daryl Hannah (Kill Bill).

Click here for more info on the upcoming series!