Opening August 28, Z For Zachariah centers on a young woman (Margot Robbie) who may actually be the last woman on earth, and though she lives in a post-apocalyptic world, her surrounding environment is filled with rich and fertile land. When she saves a paranoid scientist (Chiwetel Ejiofor) from radiation poisoning after he goes skinny [...]
Lily Tomlin stars in Grandma as Elle Reid, a seventy-something woman whose granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) shows up on her doorstep. Sage needs $600 for an abortion and since Elle, who recently broke up with her girlfriend (Judy Greer), is currently broke, the pair go off on a mini-road trip to collect as much [...]
After spending two films ensconced in the Sherlock Holmes universe, director Guy Ritchie takes on The Man From U.N.C.L.E., a rousing adventure that’s based on the popular 1960s series of the same name. Man of Steel star Henry Cavill stars as Napoleon Solo, a CIA agent who teams with KGB agent Illya Kuryakin (The Lone [...]
Hitting theaters and VOD on September 4, Dirty Weekend centers on Les (Matthew Broderick) and Natalie (Alice Eve), two co-workers who bond while on a layover in Albuquerque.
Their relationship doesn’t grow over over a simple beer and inconsequential chit chat. Since this is from the mind of writer/director Neil LaBute (In The Company of [...]
The melancholic yet unabashedly romantic drama 5 to 7 (R, 97 minutes), headlined by Anton Yelchin (Star Trek, Only Lovers Left Alive) and Bérénice Marlohe) hits DVD come August 18 via IFC Entertainment.
The picture, which marks the film directing debut of producer Victor Levin (Mad About You, Mad Men), centers on Brian (Yelchin), a [...]
Pierce Brosnan’s trademark charm is on display in the trailer for Some Kind of Beautiful. The storyline centers on Richard (Brosnan), a college professor and seemingly eternal bachelor who must settle down after his much younger girlfriend Kate (Jessica Alba) gets pregnant. Several years later Richard is a domesticated man in Los Angeles, but find [...]
Poltergeist, from producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan (Monster House), comes out on Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, and DVD on September 29 via 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Both Blu-ray versions comes with an alternate ending and extended cut, while the DVD comes with the alternate ending.
A contemporary version of the 1982 supernatural thriller, Poltergeist [...]
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The Third Man, director Carol Reed’s classic thriller starring Citizen Kane players Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten, will open Friday, July 3 at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre for an exclusive one-week engagement.
The feature’s 4K restoration had its world premiere May 2015 as part of the “Cannes Classics” [...]
Brendan Gleeson gives a heartbreaking and inspired performance as a priest who is targeted by one of his parishioners in Calvary. Though I’m pegging Gleeson and director John Michael McDonagh for Academy Award nods (McDonagh should be a Best Screenplay Oscar contender), the film is also strengthened by its sterling ensemble.
In casting Kelly Reilly as [...]
The evocative Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself has received its share of critical accolades, including earning the Critics Choice seal this weekend by the Broadcast Film Critics Association. The honor is bestowed upon films that have received high ratings from the BFCA members (for a history of past Critics Choice seal earners, go to [...]