Mexico’s famous ‘day of the dead’ celebration gets the 3-D animation treatment in THE BOOK OF LIFE, a colorful family film that gently addresses the themes of love and loss while brightly celebrating life itself. Meticulously animated and perfect for the season, THE BOOK OF LIFE could easily become a Halloween staple. Produced by GUILLERMO [...]
In theaters now and riding high at the top of the box-office charts, FURY is a World War II action/adventure set during the last days of the war and centered on a (mostly) hardened tank crew moving into Nazi territory for one final hurrah. Written and directed by DAVID AYER, the stellar cast includes SHIA [...]
Now playing in select theaters, ST. VINCENT is a quirky, off-beat comedy revolving around a single mom forced by circumstance to entrust the care of her tween son to a misanthropic neighbor whose interests mostly include alcohol, prostitutes and gambling. BILL MURRAY plays the titular St. Vincent de Van Nuys, a cranky war vet who [...]
Arriving in theaters today, DRACULA UNTOLD is an origin story detailing the circumstances surrounding the transformation Prince Vlad of Transylvania (a.k.a. Vlad the Impaler) goes through to become the even more infamous bloodsucking Count Dracula. As much a ’sword and shield’ battlefield movie as it is a monster movie, the film boasts plenty of action [...]
Now playing in select theaters and available via VOD, STEPHEN KING’S A GOOD MARRIAGE is a low-budget thriller adapted by the author from his novella of the same name and included in the 2010 anthology FULL DARK, NO STARS.
Directed by PETER ASKIN and starring JOAN ALLEN, ANTHONY LaPAGLIA, KRISTEN CONNOLLY and STEPHEN LANG, the [...]
It’s been reported by London’s The Guardian newspaper that the Motion Picture Association of America is being called homophobic because of it giving the inspirational new film PRIDE an R rating thus judging it unsuitable for 17-year-olds unless accompanied by an adult. The movie, which contains no explicit sex or violence, is a culture-clash comedy/drama [...]
It’s been reported that on-line streaming service Hulu has commissioned J.J. ABRAMS to produce a nine-hour event series based on 11/22/63 the best-selling novel by STEPHEN KING. Published in 2011, the book centers on a high school teacher who discovers a portal into the past and attempts to change history by preventing the assassination of [...]
Finally in theaters today, the highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of GILLIAN FLYNN’S 2012 best-selling novel GONE GIRL appears to be a critics fave and is generating major on-line Oscar buzz. Directed by DAVID FINCHER, the film is an amazing blend of social commentary and thriller. Stars BEN AFFLECK and ROSAMUND PIKE play a seemingly happy [...]
They say that payback is a bitch and nowhere is it more evident than in THE EQUALIZER, a hard-boiled tale of revenge and restitution that goes so far over the top it’s almost comic book material. Centered on an ex-CIA agent who faked his own death to get a new start and is now reduced [...]
In theaters today, THE BOXTROLLS is another stop-motion animation film in the spirit of NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and COROLINE. Set in underground 19th-century England and focused on a community of monsters so shy they wear cardboard boxes to hide their bodies, the story has them going to battle with a town villain intent on extermination.