Tag: emilehirsch

The Music of ALL NIGHTER: An Interview with Composer Alec Puro

Gavin Wiesen’s follow up to his Sundance hit “The Art of Getting By” is being released March 24 on VOD and is titled “All Nighter”. The comedy centers around a workaholic father (J.K. Simmons) who attempts to visit his daughter...

MonsterFest 2016: A Gunfight, Deadly Relatives and an Autopsy Lead First Wave of Titles

MonsterFest is coming! Prepare yourselves, Melbourne, Australia, for your fill of fantastic film delights at the end of November. The first wave of titles was announced today and there are heaps of goodness coming to Melbs.    Attendees will see...

THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE: Emile Hirsch And Brian Cox Join New Film From TROLLHUNTER Director

Yesterday we announced that Trollhunter director Andre Øvredal receieved a grant from the Nordic Genre Boost to help make his next Norwegian genre film, Bright Skies. And Deadline announced yesterday that Emile Hirsch and Brian Cox have signed on to lead...

Review: LONE SURVIVOR Offers An Intense, Visceral Depiction Of The War Experience

Samuel Fuller, who directed some of the best war movies ever made, and who was a combat veteran himself, famously stated, "To make a real war movie would be to fire at the audience from behind a screen." Peter Berg's...

Review: PRINCE AVALANCHE Delivers a Hint of the Old David Gordon Green

Many reviews of Your Highness and The Sitter, two of the more pitiful comedies of 2011, featured concerned inquiries as to what (and in some cases what THE HELL) had happened to those films' director, David Gordon Green. His first...

Paul Rudd And Emile Hirsch Make Quite The Odd Couple In The Trailer For PRINCE AVALANCHE

I don't know about you, but I for one am quite pleased to see David Gordon Green direct a film that appears to have nothing to do with marijuana or explosions. It also appears that James Franco is nowhere in...

Sundance 2013 Review: PRINCE AVALANCHE Delivers a Hint of the Old David Gordon Green

Many reviews of Your Highness and The Sitter, two of the more pitiful comedies of 2011, featured concerned inquiries as to what (and in some cases what THE HELL) had happened to those films' director, David Gordon Green. His first...

Weinberg on Film: KILLER JOE Emerges as Highly Original

The filmography of celebrated director William Friedkin is a colorful one indeed. First-year film buffs will, of course, point to classics like The French Connection (1971) and The Exorcist (1973), while the more seasoned of the celluloid-obsessed will rattle...

Billy Friedkin Talks KILLER JOE and So Much More

Earlier this week I had a chance to talk with a Hollywood legend for well over an hour. From working with Hitchcock, to his extraordinary success with The Exorcist and The French Connection, through to his edgy and vital new...

Review: KILLER JOE, Crazy on Display

[With the film opening theatrically in New York today and expanding wider next week, we revisit our review from the last edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.] When the name William Friedkin comes up in conversation, you cannot help...

David Gordon Green, Paul Rudd And Emile Hirsch Remaking Icelandic Road Comedy EITHER WAY

David Gordon Green, you sly dog. While the media focus on Green in recent days has largely revolved around his proposed remake of Dario Argento's Suspiria, ScreenAnarchy has learned that the Pineapple Express director - with actors Paul Rudd and...

Matthew McConaughey Oozes Menace In KILLER JOE Trailer

A rejuvenated Matthew McConaughey teaming up with celebrated director William Friedkin in an NC-17 hitman tale? Oh, yes please.When 22-year-old Chris (Emile Hirsch) finds himself in debt to a drug lord, he hires a hit man to dispatch his mother,...

Do You Like Your Chicken Southern Fried? How about *graphic aberrant content*?

I stumbled across this poster, to the left, today, and it reminded me that one of the great overlooked films on the festival circuit of 2011, William Friedkin's Killer Joe, has yet to see the light of a cinema release.  ...

TIFF 2011: KILLER JOE Review

When the name William Friedkin comes up in conversation, you cannot help but think of the directors crazy genius period in the 1970s with iconic films such as The Exorcist and The French Connection, or even his highly enjoyable To Live And Die in...

Matthew McConaughey Strikes A Deal In Clip From William Friedkin's KILLER JOE

It would appear that Matthew McConaughey is turning his back on the romcoms that made him a mint and going back to being an interesting actor. McConaughey is in the midst of a string of solid titles - with nary...