Review of ‘Drive’, discussion on Steven Soderbergh’s canon, listener feedback, and interview with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez on ‘The Way.’
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See ‘Drive’ for a shot of adrenaline to the heart with an IV drip filled of character.
It looks like the second film to drop at a major Fall film festival to almost unanimous praise has arrived.
Check out the best trailer you will see this week.
‘The King’s Speech’ gets a much needed victory from the British Independent Film Awards after being quiet so far in the precursor season.
Mulligan in Gatsby, Tucci and Clarkson do Gothams, Emma Watson is all grown up…
The original ‘Wall Street’ still seems more relevant today than its sequel.
Collider provided an article summarizing the potential future of Emma Stone’s career, a follow-up to this week’s earlier article.
While it was absolutely sad, I enjoyed the 80 minutes or so I spent in this story with these characters.
Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go’ screened last night at the Telluride Film Festival and response has been somewhat muted. Most online reviews imply that the movie is “cold”. Although some have praised the performances of its stars, Keira Knightley, Andrew Garfield and particularly Carey Mulligan.
My early picks for Best Actor and Best Actress are more hopeful than realistic.
Was this trailer edited specifically to appeal to the Academy?
Oliver Stone’s sequel to his highly successful Wall Street film received its first trailer this week. Oliver Stone has been on a bit of a slump as of late with the mediocre W., the sappy World Trade Center, and the ridiculous Alexander. However, this new trailer for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps looks solid. It […]
(I’m going to start posting “Of the Day” in the mornings, rather than evenings). Read of the Day: Why don’t more funny men have the career stamina of Bill Murray? [Cinematical] News of the Day: Avatar‘s technical achievement may have paved the way for a 3-D Star Wars, says George Lucas. [/Film] Oscar News of […]
Time for one last post about the Critics Choice Awards. I’ve divided my observations in “yays” – things I approve of, “boos” – things I dislike, and “considers” – things to consider about the awards race going forward. 1) YAY – Michael Giacchino wins Best Score. It wasn’t presented during the broadcast, but brilliant composer […]
When I name a film the “Worst of the Year,” I always have to point out that I am not a full-time film critic. What this means is that I don’t have to see every movie released in a certain year, nor do I make a point to pay for movies that I expect to […]
Another night and another precursor. Carey Mulligan and Up in the Air continue their strong run, winning their third and second major precursor award respectively. Carey Mulligan won the British Independent Film Awards earlier today after being selected as Best Actress by the National Board of Review on Thursday. Up in the Air also was […]
Grade: B- “Action is character,” Jenny recites to David in a moment of realization – as humans we are defined by what we do, and in Jennyâ€™s mind she didnâ€™t do anything until she met David. The quotation that starts off the previously described scene simultaneous points out the best and worst parts of the […]
Is it possible that two films that premiered at Sundance can make it as Best Picture nominees? With 10 in the category this year, it is more likely than ever that Indie films will get noticed. The most likely film that emerged from Sundance to go on to Oscar success is Lee Daniels’ Precious, which […]