Trailer: Arts In The Armed Forces

Adam Driver brings his passion project to the screen with the help of VICE magazine.

Bringing thought-provoking and impactful contemporary theater to US soldiers. That’s the mission of Arts in the Armed Forces, a non-profit organization started by Marine-turned-actor Adam Driver (Girls, Star Wars: The Force Awakens). VICE News followed Driver and his fellow actors (including Joanne Tucker, Natasha Lyonne, Eric Bogosian, Peter Scolari, Sasheer Zamata, and many more) as they performed for military audiences in the US and overseas who more accustomed to visits by country cover bands and the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders.

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First Look: Liam Neeson in Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ 

  
Liam Neeson has revealed the first picture for his upcoming film ‘Silence,’ directed by Martin Scorsese. 

In a recent interview Neeson shed some light of the filming process. “[Scorsese] gives 200%. All he requires is that you give 100%. He’s intimidating,” Neeson explained at the Los Cabos Film Festival (via Variety), adding that he lost twenty pounds for his role. “He requires absolute silence on the set — if he hears one tiny sound, it shatters it for him.” 

Co-starring  Andrew Garfield,   Tadanobu Asano, and  Adam Driver, the film follows two 17th-century Jesuit priests who face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and spread the gospel of Christianity. 

The film hits cinemas in 2016. 

 

The End of the Tour: Review

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James Ponsdolt’s The End of the Tour gives us two guys chatting for the duration of the film. It’s a beautiful, philosophical conversation that requires you to lean in and listen. If you invest in this film you will revel in the genius of its protagonist the author of the 1996 novel Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace. Ponsdolt breaks away from the feel good romantic comedies of his earlier work and creates a pensive, moving tribute to an author who left us all too soon.

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