Tag: focusfeatures

Friday One Sheet: DRIVE-AWAY DOLLS

Here we have new key art for the Ethan Coen road movie, Drive-Away Dolls. The unconscious part of me felt that this movie already came and went without a whisper. In actuality, the film was pushed back until early 2024...

POLITE SOCIETY Review: Little Sister Fighter to the Rescue

Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Renu Brindle star in the action comedy, directed by Nida Manzoor.

Friday One Sheet: INSIDE (again)

The key art campaign by design house Arsonal, for Vasilis Katsoupis's psychological art-heist movie, Inside, continues to bear fruit.  Here we have an abstract rendition of Willem Dafoe's face with manifestations of various emotional states (or demons) busting out from...

Friday One Sheet: INSIDE

I love a good teaser poster, and these three pieces of key art for Vasilis Katsoupis' debut feature deliver a satisfying tease. The film, Inside, is a one man, one room heist film starring Willem Dafoe, who slowly goes crazy after...

Review: ARMAGEDDON TIME, Refracting the Past Through the Eyes of a Young Man

Filmmaker James Gray tells a very personal story, featuring Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong and Anthony Hopkins.

Review: YOU WON'T BE ALONE, Gory, Terrific, Mind-Melting Folk Horror

Sara Klimoska, Anamaria Marinca and Noomi Rapace star in a stunningly-realized horror drama, directed by Goran Stolevski.

Friday One Sheet: THE (Animated) FRENCH DISPATCH

It has been over a year since The French Dispatch (of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Star) was to premiere at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. After numerous date changes and the typical COVID release dance seen for major titles, the...

Review: COME PLAY, A Friend in Need Isn't a Friend Indeed

Azhy Robertson, Gillian Jacobs and John Gallagher Jr. star in a thriller, directed by Jacob Chase.

Review: THE WAY I SEE IT, Nostalgia and Insight in Equal Measure

Four years ago, only a few Obamaphiles knew who Pete Souza, then the senior White House photographer, was. With a career that began before Ronald Reagan arrived in the People’s House, through an extended stint as White House photographer under...

Review: IRRESISTIBLE Fails, Both as Political Satire and as Straightforward Comedy

Steve Carrell and Rose Byrne star in Jon Stewart's political comedy.

CAPTIVE STATE Trailer: Rise to Meet Your Legislature

"No crime. No poverty. No unemployment. The state of our union is strong." Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Rupert Wyatt's Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the...

Focus Features Is Crumbling, And This Saddens Me

Let me just preface that I am not a Hollywood business guy, nor do I possess any expertise or insight into the subject of how all this stuff works. But, I do pay close attention to which boutique labels release...