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Review: COLOSSAL, Comedy, Drama and Monsters Smashing Things Up

Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo is no stranger to readers of these pages. His previous features Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial and Open Windows have held sway over many in the genre film community. In many ways, however, Colossal is his most accomplished and, in turn, most...

Toronto 2016 Review: COLOSSAL, A Film of Many Moods, Not to be Missed

Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo is no stranger to readers of these pages, his films Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial and Open Windows have held sway over many in the genre film community. In many ways Colossal however is his most accomplished and in...

OCEAN'S 8: Hathaway, Rihanna, Kaling And More Ladies Join Cast

Deadline reported this morning that actors Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Helen Bonham Carter and musical entertainers Rihanna and Awkwafina will join Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett in Gary Ross' Ocean's Eleven spin-off Ocean's 8 (or Ocean's Ocho).  The female driven caper spin...

Review: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Curiouser And Curiouser

Six years ago, Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland caught the early wave of the modern 3D era and became a big financial success, fairly demanding that a sequel would be forthcoming. Now the generally darker sequel has arrived, based on...

Anne Hathaway, Keanu Reeves To Star In Shane Carruth's THE MODERN OCEAN

The American Film Market (AFM) began today in Santa Monica, California, and one of the first announcements out of the gate was casting for Shane Carruth's upcoming feature The Modern Ocean. Fans of Carruth (such as myself) have loved his...

COLOSSAL: Toho Breathes Fire Over Nacho Vigalondo - Anne Hathaway Lizard Pic

Legendary studio Toho, which has been bringing Godzilla to the big screen for decades, is suing Voltage Pictures over Colossal, citing infringement and a slew of other charges. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the new film that would be directed...

Anne Hathaway To Star In Nacho Vigalondo's COLOSSAL

Several weeks ago, in the dark basement of a music club in Madrid, Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo whispered a name in my ear, the person he hoped would be the star of his latest film, and then he quickly swore...

Review: In SONG ONE, The Tune May Be Familiar, But The Performance Is Lovely

One of the great pleasures of experiencing music, especially genres such as pop, or - more pertinently for this review - indie folk, lies in the familiarity of its forms. Like comfort food for the ears, they follow well-established stylistic...

Review: Blame It On RIO 2

If kids entertainment in the 90's taught us anything, it's that recycling is an essential aspect of environmentalism. So I suppose we should be applauding Blue Sky Studios in their success at recycling so impressively many of that era's tropes...

INTERSTELLAR: The Teaser For Nolan's Latest Reaches For The Stars

With another banner year behind him, Matthew McConaughey's next big project is Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. A year out from release, what we see today is indeed a teaser. But with its somber and inspiring tone, featuring McConaughey voice over and...

Jessica Chastain To Join Hathaway And McConaughey In Nolan's INTERSTELLAR?

The Zero Dark Thirty star is reportedly in talks to take the final lead spot in Christopher Nolan's next film Interstellar alongside Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey. The Oscar nominated actress has been in high demand and has a number...

Spielberg's ROBOPOCALYPSE Is Still Happening

Contrary to yesterday's news, it seems like there's still life in the batteries of Steven Spielberg's adaption of the Daniel H. Wilson sci-fi novel Robopocalypse after all. Spielberg issued this statement earlier- "We found that the film was costing a...

Review: LES MISERABLES Delivers Most of the Emotion and Some of the Spectacle

When it became his privilege to direct the movie version of the Les Misérables stage musical that has enthralled the world for more than a quarter-century, Tom Hooper made one crucial, momentous decision. Instead of following the normal practice of...