Thinking of joining the herd and seeing Clash of the Titans 3D this weekend? Here, five pieces of information that may make things a little more interesting.
3D or not to 3D?
Trying to capitalize on the boon of 3D releases—the only non-3D films to lead the box office in 2010 are Dear John, Shutter Read More
Monday: Garden State
You won’t find Garden State on many Best of the Decade lists, and with good reason: Zach Braff’s film nearly suffocates you with hipster twee. But, still, has anything been more influential on the latter half of the aughts? Without Garden State, (500) Days of Summer and a host Read More
The Other Man
Running time 90 minutes
Written and directed by Richard Eyre
Starring Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Antonio Banderas, Romola Garai
Despite the gimlet eye of Richard Eyre, former director of England’s Royal National Theatre, and the top-echelon talents of an impressive cast, a dreary, disabled disaster called The Other Man drops dead Read More
Fifty Dead Men Walking
Running time 117 minutes
Written and directed by Kari Skogland
Starring Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Zegers, Natalie Press, Rose McGowan
Five Minutes of Heaven
Running time 90 minutes
Written by Guy Hibbert
directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel
Starring Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Mark Davison
Is anyone as tired Read More
With the runaway success of Paul Blart: Mall Cop staring us in the face–having earned more than $113 million heading into this weekend, the Kevin James smash is, thus far, the highest grossing movie of 2009–we shouldn’t be surprised by anything that happens this year. Still, we have to ask: has anyone noticed what’s going Read More
Running time 93 minutes
Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen
Directed by Pierre Morel
Starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen
Liam Neeson was up for—but never got to play—James Bond, and now he’s getting even. In the violent, churning and laughably derivative Read More
Fresh off a wide(r) release and 10 Oscar nominations, Slumdog Millionaire seemed positioned perfectly for the backlash that goes hand-in-hand with having front-runner status. But did anyone expect it to happen so soon? This week, stories splashed all over the Internet claiming the child actors in the film didn’t receive adequate compensation for Read More
Following his role as Trigorin in Classic Stage Company’s The Seagull, Alan Cumming will open the Lincoln Center Festival on July 2, starring in Euripides’s Bacchae by the National Theater of Scotland. The festival will end July 27 with the Gate Theater of Dublin’s Gate/Beckett, three one-man dramas by Beckett that were Read More
The promotional campaign for Kingdom of Heaven, Ridley Scott’s $140 million epic, has blitzed the airwaves and stampeded across early-morning and late-night talk shows as ruthlessly as the 12th-century Crusaders it portrays. But it all finally came to an end where so many such campaigns do, at the movie’s May 4 Ziegfeld Theater premiere.
A Read More
Leo in Paradise: The Horror!
Whining about fame, Leonardo DiCaprio grouses repeatedly in print that his career is taken seriously only by rampaging hordes of teenage girls. The Beach may be just the movie that proves he has nothing further to worry about. Suffering through this pretentious, interminable fiasco while grown men snored on all Read More