Now for something a little different. The Melbourne International Film Festival, like every year, has revealed its First Glance titles. These are a hodgepodge of different program streamed films and documentaries to whet the appetite prior to the full guide...
Richard Dreyfuss stars as a former radical turned mellow private detective in Los Angeles who finally wakes up.
Call it the Guardians Of The Galaxy Effect. When Marvel Studios took the chance on adapting 'the oddballs save the universe to the sounds of a rockin' mix tape', with a big budget and a lot of humour, they went...
Also: how a certain sequence in Paul Mazursky's mainstream romance ripples unpleasantly through time.
Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall and Nicol Williamson star in Herbert Ross' adaptation of a cinematic detective tale.
What, exactly, was Cliff freakin' Robertson doing in the 1970s?
Plus: 'The Wind' terrifies with loneliness in the West. Oh, and demons too.
Plus: Teasing Korean 'Persona.'
Plus: Keanu Reeves brings 'Replicas' to life.
(OK, seeing as how the releases are so similar, I'm cribbing the first bit of this article from my previous one about Escape From New York...) Back in November, UK distributor StudioCanal released two of their John Carpenter titles with...
The strange marketing materials for Quentin Tarantino's '9th Film' (as the poster says) feature (across two one sheets) the trio of lead characters leaning against 'the frame' of the poster. It is also present in one of the initial pieces...
Plus: 'Cheap Thrills,' 'Free Solo' and 'Shoplifters' arrive.
Al Pacino and Kitty Winn star in director Jerry Schatzberg's sobering drama of addiction.
Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo and Tony King star in director Milton Katselas' gritty adaptation of a blistering NYC police novel.
(Those crazy Germans sure are mad about Psycho, judging from this insane release, hurhur...) Being Dutch, it pays to be a bit polyglot; nobody wants to speak our language, and as a nation of merchants, we adapted by learning to...
Michael Caine stars in Don Siegel's British suspense drama.
Plus: Doc series 'Lorena' tells a strange, true story, filled with conflicts.
Twilight Time's new Blu-ray includes a helpful audio commentary and an isolated track for Henry Mancini's music.
Plus: Star Trek: Discovery returns, A Discovery of Witches takes flight.
High contrast. Minimalist design. Emphasize movie star. Dominating typeset. This. Is. A. French. Movie poster. And yet it has all the Hollywood elements too. All you need is A Girl, A Gun, and Hyperbolic pull-quotes. (Jamais! Jamais!) Don't get me...