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Review: IO, A Philosophy of Existence and Connection

It is not easy to know when to have the courage to change something, and when to have the wisdom to accept what can’t be changed. Or even if something can be changed, when it might be too late to...

Review: WONDER WOMAN Is The Superhero Movie We All Need Right Now

At a time when men in certain circles feel compelled and emboldened to weaponise their fragility in the face of advancing feminism, the world needs a hero like Wonder Woman more than ever. Created more than 75 years ago, and...

Drafthouse Films' Obscure Objects Of Desire: Ari Folman's THE CONGRESS

Drafthouse Films' Obscure Objects of Desire (or Drafthouse FOOD if you must) is a new regular column assessing the home cinema releases from the Austin-based distributor.Ari Folman's follow-up to his animated Oscar-nominated documentary, Waltz With Bashir, is a loose adaptation...

Review: THE CONGRESS, Ambitious And Mostly Successful

Loosely based on the sci-fi musings of Stanislav Lem, Ari Folman follows up his Oscar-nominated Waltz With Bashir with this ambitious and mostly successful exploration of celebrity, cinema and the subconscious. One of the biggest criticisms of Cinema, and Hollywood...

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2014: Canfield Delivers His 10 Most Anticipated

The second year for the Chicago Critics Film Festival promises big things. 23 Chicago premieres and 14 shorts combined with appearances from a number of filmmakers and film subjects are just part of why. In many ways the most exciting part...

Giveaway: Win a Copy of HITCHCOCK on Blu-ray

Director Sacha Gervasi's biopic about the greatest filmmaker of all time (what, you wanna argue it--come at me), is hitting home video this week from Fox and we've got one copy to give away to a lucky winner. To win...

Review: HITCHCOCK and Helen Mirren Make Alma Reville a Star

Shamelessly shallow, Sacha Gervasi's brisk romantic trifle Hitchcock starts with a kernel of truth and blows it up into a bucketful of popcorn entertainment, albeit of the arthouse variety. Featuring a sterling inhabitation by Helen Mirren and a suggestive portrayal...

Hopkins And Mirren Chew The Scenery (And Toast) In New HITCHCOCK Clip

Here's the thing with Sacha Gervasi's upcoming Hitchcock. No matter what else may happen we're going to be treated to a whole lot of Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren doing their respective things. And those two do their things very...

Now on Blu-ray: Spending Time With the Master With Universal's ALFRED HITCHCOCK: THE MASTERPIECE COLLECTION

I'm ashamed to admit that until maybe a year or two ago, I'd seen more films by Hitchcock acolyte Brian De Palma than I had by old Hitch himself. That's right--I saw Femme Fatale well before I had a chance...

AFI Fest 2012 First Impression: HITCHCOCK Does The Legend Justice

AFI Fest 2012 got off to a rousing start last night with the packed world premiere of Hitchcock. Set amidst the director's filming of Psycho, the movie focuses on both his personal and professional challenges, painting an intimate portrait of...

"I'm Just A Man Hiding In The Corner With A Camera": Here's The Trailer For HITCHCOCK

In the works for quite some time, Hitchcock is director Sasha Gervasi's behind the scenes chronicle of seminal Hollywood horror flick Psycho. Our first real good look at what we can expect from the film comes to us today in...

Anthony Hopkins Is Alfred Hitchcock

Take a look at that photo to the left. Now take a look again. That's Anthony Hopkins in full makeup as Alfred Hitchcock for Sacha Gervasi's Hitchcock.Now in production with the director of Anvil switching gears to narrative features, Hitchcock...

ScreenAnarchy Top Kills: 30 DAYS OF NIGHT

Ladies and gentlemen, reviews may have been mixed on David Slade's 30 Days Of Night but one thing is certain: It contains one of the truly great decapitation scenes of all time. Josh Hartnett should wield an axe more...