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New Movie Poster, Trailer: Roman Epic THE EAGLE

By at November 19, 2010 | 12:17 am | 0 Comment

New Movie Poster, Trailer: Roman Epic THE EAGLE

At first look, it appeared Focus Features thought we were hungering for another sword-and-sandal story. Let's just say we weren't counting the days until the next Gladiator, 300 or (heaven forbid), Troy. But this one looks different. The Eagle seems to have more depth, a journey -- literal and mental -- shared by a commander's son (Channing Tatum, the ladies dig him) and more...

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Movie Poster (with Hidden QR Code): THE MECHANIC

By at November 17, 2010 | 7:20 am | 4 Comments

Movie Poster (with Hidden QR Code): THE MECHANIC

The recently re-established CBS Films has come out of the gate as expected, with safe, tepid films featuring big stars. (Extraordinary Measures, The Back-Up Plan). With Faster, and now The Mechanic, they'll at least inject some adrenaline (and testosterone) into the mix. The Mechanic, set for a January release, is a version of the 1972 Charles Bronson thriller of the same more...

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IFC Center Showcases Milestone Films’ Weekend Classics

By at November 13, 2010 | 10:51 pm | 2 Comments

IFC Center Showcases Milestone Films’ Weekend Classics

If film history and preservation mean anything to you, then you should know Milestone Films. They're a small distribution company with an enormous passion for the moving picture, and they're responsible for some of the most exciting discoveries and re-releases of the last decade. Led by a husband-and-wife team, Milestone celebrates their 20th anniversary with a spotlight more...

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Film Review: ENTER THE VOID

By at November 12, 2010 | 2:34 pm | 3 Comments

Film Review: ENTER THE VOID

4.5 / 5 stars Director Gaspar Noe raised a lot of eyebrows and tested plenty of patience with Irreversible, his 2002 told-in-reverse tragedy about lives that spiral out of control after a punishing rape, one of the most relentless ever put on film. Noe brings that same aggressive (some would say gratuitous) filmmaking  to Enter the Void, pushing, prying and pissing more...

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