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Venice 2017 Review: MOTHER!, A Masterpiece Straight From Hell

Director Darren Aronofsky has set the 47th Biennale Main Competition alight with an infernal psychological thriller that definitely burns with the fire of his past films Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream. It's perhaps not surprising that mother! is...

mother!: Jennifer Lawrence Gets in a Satanic Panic in Creepy First Trailer

The influence of Dario Argento and Roman Polanski continues to run strong in the work of Darren Aronofsky if the first full trailer for his latest, mother!, is anything to go by. Jennifer Lawrence stars as a young woman whose...

Sean Penn As Action Star (?!) In THE GUNMAN Trailer

Let's not pretend. In 2014, it's very strange to see Jeff Spicoli as an action star. Sean Penn, now 54 years of age, stars in The Gunman as a spy who "must clear his name in order to save himself from...

Review: THE COUNSELOR, Deranged, Dazzling, And Diabolical

I was slack-jawed and spellbound while watching Cormac McCarthy's first original screenplay unfold on screen. Diabolically unpredictable and wildly discursive, problematic yet bold, the story itself is not the thing: it's the characters and the words, and the twisted criminal...

Watch The New UK Trailer For Ridley Scott's THE COUNSELOR

The new UK trailer for the Ridley Scott directed / Cormac McCarthy penned thriller The Counselor focuses less on Javier Bardem's crazy hair and more on the actual story of the film. Which means lots more Fassbender. And more Fassbender...

Penélope Cruz-Directed Lingerie Promo Deemed Too Risqué By YouTube

Spanish actress Penélope Cruz recently donned the director's hat for the first time, and, in the process, fed the world of straight male fantasies a few more of the usual cliches. Lingerie client Agent Provocateur is probably happy with the...

Second, Extended Teaser For Ridley Scott's THE COUNSELOR

Working from the first ever original script by acclaimed author Cormac McCarthy, director Ridley Scott has assembled an incredible cast for his upcoming effort The Counselor. Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz headline this tale...

Fassbender, Pitt, A Cheetah And Bardem's Crazy Hair In First Teaser For THE COUNSELOR

[It's out in English now, too! Check it out below!]If there has been a more anticipated film than Ridley Scott's The Counselor in recent years, I don't know what it is. From the moment word got out that Cormac McCarthy...

J.C. Chandor Gives Javier Bardem A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

Ben Wheatley constantly amazes us at Twitch with his speed at churning out cinematic masterpieces starting with his debut Down Terrace in 2009. Over the moat in America, J.C. Chandor is fast catching up, already readying his third feature since...

Review: TO THE WONDER Swirls With Grace

"Pourqoi pas Toujours?" (Why not always?) is the question on the mind of Terrence Malick in his latest emotive cinematic meditation -- it could have easily been the title. Here the elusive auteur is less overtly concerned with the connections...