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Review: FREE FIRE, Bullet-riddled Mayhem From Beginning to End

At about 15 minutes into Ben Wheatley’s sixth feature film Free Fire, it becomes pretty clear we're probably not leaving this room anytime soon. But that is totally cool. This bold storytelling gambit works because Wheatley and his collaborators (notably...

Sundance 2017 Review: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME Feels Both Fresh and Vintage

The word “sumptuous” doesn’t get bandied about very much during Sundance when describing films. In the land of ice and snow, things are either “quirky”, “dramadies” or “depressing as shit”, but they’re seldom languid, or bucolic. Perhaps that’s what elevated...

Review: THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. Targets Style Over Spying

For its big screen reboot of the classic 60s spy series, Warner Brothers is hoping Guy Ritchie can replicate the success of their earlier Sherlock Holmes adaptations, again favouring witty banter and period detail over the material's more action-oriented elements....

Interview: MINE Co-Director Fabio Guaglione Talks Armie Hammer & Italian Genre Film

The Italian co-directing and writing team of Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro, whose short film Afterville won the Melies d'Argent at Sitges in 2008, are hard at work in post-production on their first feature directing job, Mine. (True Love, which...

Guy Ritchie Delivers Big Action In First THE MAN FROM UNCLE Trailer

So, Superman and The Lone Ranger meet in a bar and the result is ... well, rather a lot different than what I expect would have happened if Steven Soderbergh had directed this thing as originally planned but the first...

Martin Scorsese To Exec Produce Ben Wheatley's FREE FIRE

Martin Scorsese has come aboard British director Ben Wheatley's next project, Free Fire, as an executive producer, Screen Daily has revealed. Set in late-70s Boston, the film is the story of two rival gangs, whose rendezvous in a deserted warehouse...

Ben Wheatley Enters The Action Arena With FREE FIRE

What next for Ben Wheatley? With production wrapped on his adaptation of JG Ballard's High Rise the prolific UK auteur will be moving next into the action arena with Free Fire.An original script revolving around a 1978 arms deal gone...

Destroy All Monsters: World War C (Critics vs. Celebrities)

I'll be the first to go to the mat saying that The Lone Ranger didn't get a fair shake in a lot of circles. I can do that because I'm in one of those circles, and not standing in the...

Review: THE LONE RANGER Rides Hard Against History

There's a cliché that they don't make movies like they used to, with the implication that they're just not as good as they used to be. Sure, with the advent of CGI, epic films have gone by the wayside, but...

LONE RANGER Trailer Kindly Lays Out The Entire Movie In Advance

In the recent tradition of Hollywood studios telling potential moviegoers everything they need to know about a potential blockbuster in advance, Disney presents the newest trailer for The Lone Ranger. Previous teasers and trailers have only hinted at the first...