Category Archives: Features

COMMENTARY TRACK: Ask Danny Boyle Anything

Danny Boyle, director of one of our top 10 most anticipated films of the year, took some time out of his day to answer questions about his new movie, past work, and future prospects as part of a Reddit AMA … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL CIRCUIT: Great Gatsby to Open Cannes Film Festival

One day after the submission deadline for the Cannes Film Festival, the festival’s opening film has been announced. Baz Luhrmann’s latest, the Leonardo DiCaprio led adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, is set to open the 66th Cannes Film … Continue reading

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COMING ATTRACTIONS: 10 Movies to Watch in 2013 (Part 2)

Earlier this week I presented a look at the highly-anticipated upcoming films for 2013. The second part of the list, and the films from the latter half of 2013 worth looking for, are presented below. 6. Gravity (Alfonso Curaón) October … Continue reading

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COMING ATTRACTIONS: Much Ado About Nothing

Amid filming The Avengers in 2011, Joss Whedon  corralled his usual players for a filming of the Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing. Reported to be his passion project for some time now, the film is a modern retelling of the classic … Continue reading

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COMING ATTRACTIONS: 10 Movies to Watch in 2013 (Part 1)

Now that awards season has concluded and the films of 2012 have officially receded from the public eye, leaving movie bloggers lethargic from a drop in their collective film-watching blood-sugar, it is time to shift into 2013 coverage with the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Side Effects

Perspective can be one of the strongest devices for a storyteller. Depending on which character’s perspective we are offered, a single string of events can be shaped to tell countless stories. A character’s perspective can even be flawed, and we … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY TRACK: Actor Roundtable

Another treat from The Hollywood Reporter! This time it is an actor’s roundtable with six celebrated actor’s from the year’s best pictures. Taking part in this roundtable is George Clooney (The Descendants), Christopher Plummer (Beginners), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY TRACK: Director Roundtable

The Hollywood Reporter was kind enough to share this wonderful, hour-long roundtable discussion between the year’s most celebrated directors. Included in the discussion is Alexander Payne (The Descendants), Mike Mills (Beginners), Steve McQueen (Shame), Jason Reitman (Young Adult), Bennett Miller (Moneyball) and … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY TRACK: Gilliam Compares Spielberg to Kubrick

Thanks to Boing Boing for bringing this wonderful clip to my attention. Visionary director, ‘Monty Python’ member, and commercial failure Terry Gilliam discusses the differences between Stanley Kubrick and Stephen Spielberg. Gilliam’s words have a lot of relevance due to the upcoming … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Updated Muppets a Timeless Classic

The Muppets have been around for so long, I cannot recall when I was first introduced to them. As a child I was taken to see the occasional movie, but by this point (1992-2000) the Muppets franchise had become stale … Continue reading

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