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Blu-ray Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Another Idiosyncratic Masterpiece from Yorgos Lanthimos

There are very few filmmakers these days whose work is as immediately recognizable as Greek New Wave auteur Yorgos Lanthimos. From the moment he broke out on the international scene eight years ago with his arresting third feature, Dogtooth, Lanthimos...

Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Strange, Cold and Horrifying

Human beings can be kind, generous, and loving. But they can also be self-indulgent, vicious, and cruel. We all want to believe that, under certain circumstances, we would sacrifice and fight for the lives of our loved ones. But would...

Review: THE BEGUILED, Sofia Coppola's Gorgeous and Campy Romp

Sofia Coppola is a filmmaker whose work I've appreciated from a distance. I know she's a great director, but apart from Marie Antoinette, her stories of rich white people and their troubles has held little interest for me. But as...

Cannes 2017 Dispatch: Official Awards Exclaim Expectations Met

The buzz throughout the week at this year's Cannes Film Festival seemed mostly dominated by a sense of waiting for one film from the Palme d'Or competition that would really break out. In the end, that one clear favorite never...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE BEGUILED, A Campy Anatomy of Lust

Sofia Coppola is a filmmaker whose work I've appreciated from a distance. I know she's a great director, but apart from Marie Antoinette, her stories of rich white people and their troubles has held little interest for me. But as...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Love Can Make Us Cruel

Human beings can be kind, generous, and loving. But they can also be self-indulgent, vicious, and cruel. We all want to believe that, under certain circumstances, we would sacrifice and fight for the lives of our loved ones. But would...

Interview: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM NY Press with Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Director David Yates and More

The filmmakers behind Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first spinoff of the incredibly successful Harry Potter series, apparated in New York City to meet the press.  I knew exactly where to find stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston,...

Review: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Slowly Lurks

There will be five of these? Really?? Harry Potter without Harry Potter. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy a good Harry Potter tale as much as the next guy… Actually, I truthfully don’t. Having never read the books, and having...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's THE NEW WORLD Worthy of Discovery

“Come, spirit, help us sing the story of our land. You are our mother. We, your field of corn. We rise from out of the soul of you.” The wind blows. The crickets gently chirp. The grass crunches ever subtly...

Review: THE LOBSTER Loses Its Way

Boy, I wanted to love this movie. Really, I did. I mean, the first shot of the film is a delight: a woman is passively driving in a car. She gets out, windshield wipers still flailing away, and pulls out...

New Trailer For THE LOBSTER On Eve Of USA Release

After a long lap around the festival circuit, from Cannes to TIFF and a commercial release in most of Europe at this point, The Lobster, the latest bit of satiric weirdness from Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, ALPS) nears its domestic release...

THE LOBSTER: UK Trailer For Yorgos Lanthimos' Latest Is Silly And Weird

Riding off favorable buzz at this year's Cannes, Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster is coming to the UK and Ireland on October 16. While the US currently doesn't have a release scheduled, the below trailer is our first real...

THE LOBSTER: First Posters From Lanthimos' Latest

Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos heads to Cannes with his English language debut, The Lobster, and the first posters have arrived online in advance of the big fest.THE LOBSTER is the highly anticipated English language debut of internationally acclaimed Greek director...

TRUE DETECTIVE: Colin Farrell And Vince Vaughan Confirmed For Season 2

With the unprecedented success of Season 1 of HBO's True Detective, it has become one of those shows on everyone's radar. It has also gone through a tremendous run of casting rumors since the second series was confirmed and yesterday Variety reported two...

Jason Clarke Out, Colin Farrell And Rachel Weisz In For Lanthimos' THE LOBSTER

With the start of principal photography on Yorgos Lanthimos' (Dogtooth, Alps) debut English language feature just around the corner there has been something of a shuffle in the cast with word that previously announced leading man Jason Clarke is no...

Exclusive Clip: Noomi Rapace Discusses Her DEAD MAN DOWN Character's Figurative And Real Scars

Dead Man Down, the English-language thriller from The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo director Niels Arden Oplev, is out this week on DVD and Blu-ray, and we've got an exclusive clip featuring the film's leads Noomi Rapace and Colin Farrell...

Review: EPIC Follows The Blue Sky Blueprint For Family Entertainment

The latest production from Blue Sky Studios draws inspiration from The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Bug's Life, Antz, Avatar and others to tell a family-friendly tale of environmental harmony. I need to expand my critical vocabulary, though, because "clever and...

Win 7 PSYCHOPATHS On DVD!

Toronto International Film Festival audience award winner Seven Psychopaths hits home video January 29th, meaning you have less than a week until you can admire Tom Waits' rabbit in the comfort of your own living room. And with a bit...

Win Len Wiseman's TOTAL RECALL On Blu-ray!

Hey, Twitch! Len Wiseman's Total Recall hits DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow and we want to give you a copy on Blu-ray! Want a chance to win? It's perfectly simple. Just email me here and name the author whose short story...