Maria Valverde is an actress who’s been on our radar thanks to her work in the epic drama Guernica and filmmaker Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings). Her latest film, Ali and Nino, is also an ambitious and sweeping drama, and it hits DVD via IFC Films on March 21.
The picture, which opens [...]
As witnessed by her work in the X-Men films and the TV series Hemlock Grove, Famke Janssen knows her way around complex characters. She plays Susan “Scottie” Hargrave, the mother of Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold) in The Blacklist: Redemption, and their complex relationship will serve as the foundation of the new series.
Along with Tom [...]
The LEGO Batman Movie was the #1 movie over the four day weekend with a $42.5 million take. Coming in a distant second was the critically reviled romantic drama Fifty Shades Darker which made $23.2 million. Unfortunately, Matt Damon’s adventure epic The Great Wall had a sup-par opening, as it managed a dismal $21.6 [...]
Directed and penned by Jordan Peele, Get Out centers on Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), an African American man travels with his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) to meet her parents (Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford).
Rose’s parents, as well as the people who live in the community, may seem welcoming upon first impression, [...]
Oscar winning actress Brie Larson lands her biggest role to date with the big budget epic Kong: Skull Island, a movie that’s directed by The Kings of Summer filmmaker Jordan Vogt-Roberts. To effectively capture the film’s visual scope, the production traveled to three continents in over six months, shooting in Oahu, Australia’s [...]
Live by Night, director/actor Ben Affleck’s gangster epic which reunites him with novelist Dennis Lehane (Gone Baby Gone), hits Blu-ray on March 21.
The narrative centers on Joe Coughlin (Affleck), a World War I vet who makes his money robbing banks. After his relationship with a gangster’s moll (Sienna Miller) ends in tragedy, [...]
Dane DeHaan (Chronicle, Lawless) has his meatiest role to date in the 146-minute thriller A Cure for Wellness. Directed by Gore Verbinski (Rango, The Lone Ranger), the story centers on Lockhart (DeHaan), an unscrupulous executive who’s tasked with finding his company’s missing CEO. What starts out as a seemingly innocuous trip [...]
Moana co-director Ron Clements and producer Osnat Shurer talked to press members yesterday about the upcoming Blu-ray (March 7) and Digital HD (February 21) release of the film. The evocative and informative special feature “Voice of the Islands,” which detailed how the Polynesian culture served as the heart and soul of the film, was screened [...]
On this week’s episode of CinemAddicts, we cover director Gore Verbinski’s (Rango, The Lone Ranger) latest effort A Cure for Wellness and the horror anthology XX.
In A Cure for Wellness, Dane DeHaan is an ambitious executive named Lockhart who’s sent to the Swiss Alps to retrieve the company’s missing CEO. Upon entering the wellness center, [...]
Charlie Day and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia director Richie Keen continue their collaboration with Fist Fight, a comedy centering on a straight-laced English teacher (Day) who gets into an altercation with the school’s toughest instructor (Ice Cube).
Though the film is a comedy whose laughter centers on the impending brawl between Day and Cube, [...]