This Must Be the Place

REVIEW: ‘This Must Be the Place’ (2012)

Grade: C+ Over the years, Sean Penn has given us several distinctive characters, in films as disparate as The Assassination of Richard Nixon, Milk, Mystic River, Hurlyburly, Sweet and Lowdown, The Falcon and the Snowman,…

Of the Day – 12.21.11

Read of the Day: Woody Allen reveals the five actresses he would love to travel back and time to work with. [Entertainment Weekly] News of the Day: The list of all 284 movies that are…

Of the Day – 04.15.11

Read of the Day: Speculation on why movie ticket sales are down 20% this year. [Moviefone] News of the Day: Legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins has announced he will be switching from film to digital camera.…

Of the Day – 12.08.10

Read of the Day: Enjoy some Holiday nostalgia with an ode to A Charlie Brown Christmas. [Movieline] News of the Day: Cate Blanchett will be returning as Galadriel for The Hobbit. [Rope of Silicon] Review…

Of the Day – 12.3.10

Read of the Day: Take a gander at the complete lineup of competition films for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. [The Hollywood Reporter] News of the Day: The mystery of publicist Ronni Chasen's murder is…

REVIEW: ‘Fair Game’

Grade: A- In a moment of frustration toward the beginning of Doug Liman’s Fair Game, Valerie Plame points out the flaws in an over-zealous CIA analyst’s interpretation of data. “Somebody had to ask the question,”…

REVIEW: The Game

The Game can be described in a phrase that has been thrown around a lot lately: mind-bending. I associate that term with the increasingly popular genre of movies that question the nature of reality. Most…

VOTW: Between Two Ferns with Sean Penn

Seth Galifianakis steps in for his twin brother Zach on this episode of Between Two Ferns. His guest, Sean Penn, appears to be struggling the whole time not to punch Seth in the face. It's…

Of the Day – 08.25.10

Read of the Day: An interesting article about synesthesia and the movies. [Film School Rejects] News of the Day: Andrew Jarecki's All Good Things starring Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst has finally picked up by…

Is ‘Fair Game’ a Best Picture Contender?

One of the Cannes Film Festival competition entries has gone on to receive an Oscar Best Picture nomination in each of the past 4 years, with the exception of 2008. Last year, Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious…

Clip from Doug Liman’s ‘Fair Game’

One of the only American films that will be in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival is Doug Liman's Fair Game starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn. The film hopes to have the same…

Cannes 2010 Lineup Previewed

The full Cannes line-up is not set to be revealed until tomorrow morning, but some of the in-competition films have already been revealed. The long awaited 5th narrative film from Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu,…