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BRIGHT Trailer: Netflix's $100 Million Blockbuster Shines

Humans, Orcs, Elves... everybody is just trying to get along in Netflix's $100 million original film Bright, based on the Max Landis script that caused something of a bidding war when it was passed around. The film about "racial" tension...

Review: RUPTURE, Big Questions in a Claustrophobic Package

"Don't fight it. Let it happen. This confusion is all part of the process." This advice is repeated, often in a beatific manner, by the mysterious group of captors who are intent on, among other things, helping the audience navigate the...

Fantasia 2016 Interview: Steven Shainberg on RUPTURE

Rupture is the latest film from writer-director Steven Shainberg (Secretary) and it had its world premiere at Fantasia. Shainberg often works with complex female characters and stories, and Rupture is no different. In the film, Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, Prometheus)...

Toronto 2014 Review: Roskam's THE DROP Is A Top Notch Crimer And Fitting Goodbye For Gandolfini

Michael Roskam burst onto the scene three years ago with his Belgian bovine crime drama Bullhead. The film thrilled audiences from Berlin to Fantastic Fest and went on to score a nomination for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. We've been...

THE DROP: New Clips And Images Reinforce A Tough Guy Tone

The eagerly-awaited new feature from Bullhead director Michael R. Roskam, The Drop will open in U.S. theaters on September 12. According to the official synopsis...The Drop follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) through a covert scheme of funneling cash to...

Review: PASSION, Great Erotic Fun That Doesn't Hold A Candle To De Palma's Best

After the experimental political polemic Redacted and the gun-for-hire mess The Black Dahlia, Brian De Palma has returned to what should be his comfort zone; a violent, erotic thriller which he actually wrote himself. In fact, every scene of Passion...

Indie Beat: 5 Most Intriguing Indies In August

Okay folks, let's get to it. Here are five independent features opening theatrically this August in the U.S. that just may be worth your attention and dollars. Two of the films I have seen, and the other three I am...

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...

PROMETHEUS Sequel Set to Fly

I came out of World War Z, penned in part by Damon Lindeloff, to hear some interesting news - his name, it seems, isn't the one coming up as the obvious person to continue prebooting Ridley Scott's newest franchise.If Variety...

Like It Or Not, PROMETHEUS 2 Is Coming

One of the most divisive films of last year was Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Hey, only kidding - after the Phantom Menace-eqsue want-it-to-be-good spark faded from our eyes, most of us had to admit it wasn't very good and didn't make...

Review: Brian De Palma Gets Out A Mixed-Bag Of Old Tricks For PASSION

After the experimental political polemic Redacted and the gun-for-hire mess The Black Dahlia, Brian De Palma has returned to what should be his comfort zone; a violent, erotic thriller which he actually wrote himself. In fact, every scene of Passion...