2012 Oscar Preview: Best Actor and Best Actress

     February 11, 2015

Yesterday we unveiled our picks for the top contenders in the Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories for the upcoming 84th Academy Awards. Today, we’re taking on Best Actor and Best Actress. Though it’s still relatively early in …

MELANCHOLIA Review

     June 1, 2014

[This review is a re-print of my review from the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival] Lars Von Trier‘s Melancholia opens in magnificent, operatic fashion. Birds fall from the sky, strands of light stream forth from the finger tips of Kirsten …

Posters for HAYWIRE, MELANCHOLIA, and THE DIVIDE

     October 10, 2011

Should you choose to follow the end, this article will lead you to three new posters.  The first is for Haywire, Steven Soderbergh’s spy actioner led by MMA superstar Gina Carano.  The second is a motion poster for Melancholia, which …

New Posters for WAR HORSE and MELANCHOLIA

     September 27, 2011

New posters have gone online for Steven Spielberg’s War Horse and Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia.  War Horse continues to be a tough sell mainly because the lead character is a horse and the horse doesn’t talk.  You can put Mr. …

TIFF 2011: MELANCHOLIA Review

     June 1, 2014

Lars von Trier’s depression is well-documented. He’s a visionary plagued by his own personal demons. His fears and phobias have kept him out of the skies and the rush of international film promotion. In 2007 they even led him to …

Fantastic Fest 2011 Coverage Preview

     September 14, 2011

Last year’s Fantastic Fest was– as I’ve heard it always is– a complete blast, with Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse offering up all the food, booze, and genre movies that anyone could ever want over the course of seven glorious days.  The …