Tag: guypearce

Now on Home Video: In DISTURBING THE PEACE, Guy Pearce Picks Up His Gun Again

They roar into a small, quiet town on loud motorcycles. They wear sneers on their faces and tattoos on their bodies. They are bad people, who have not arrived just to eat breakfast and buy lawn ornaments. In Disturbing the...

Review: BRIMSTONE, One of the Most Brutal Westerns in Recent Memory

In Brimstone, a Western that’s the English-language debut of Dutch director Martin Koolhoven, young actress Dakota Fanning amazes with her best performance yet, giving life to a character that since the first chapter (the film is divided in four) is...

Terry The Shark Says Hello To The First WIZARDS OF AUS Trailer

So, you're a wizard in a fantasy land and you want to leave your life of magical adventure and settle someplace a little bit more stable. What happens next? Well, you end up in Melbourne with an anthropomorphic shark-man as...

Review: RESULTS, Self-Absorbed To An Alarming, Insightful Degree

Polished and shiny, Andrew Bujalski's Results stands in stark visual contrast to the filmmaker's previous stylistic indulgence, Computer Chess. Shot in murky black and white with a primitive camera, Computer Chess focused on programmers at the dawn of the personal...

It's A Good, Old Fashioned STARE DOWN

Since we last heard from Australian YouTube prankster Michael Shanks, the young talent has been hired on to direct music videos for Guy Pearce - really, see one here - but happily his time spent singing movie stars has not...

THE ROVER Giveaway! Win A Poster Signed By Pattinson, Pearce And Michod!

David Michod's post-apocalyptic follow to Animal Kingdom, The Rover, is in theaters now and ScreenAnarchy is very happy to have a signed poster for the film to give away to one lucky reader. Michod and his two leading men -...

Interview: David Michôd Talks THE ROVER, Robert Pattinson, BREAKFAST CLUB, And More

After the kinetic, Scorcese-like Animal Kingdom, David Michôd's sophomore effort takes a very different tack. Set in a desiccated Australia, post some sort of apocalypse that seems to inevitably befall the country/continent on screen. After screening the film at...

Cannes 2014 Review: THE ROVER Drives A Steady Course

The Rover is a slow burn Western, a film with brief explosions of violence that are interspersed along a dry, dusty narrative landscape.Directed by Animal Kingdom's David Michôd, there's a cold, calculating air to the film that may put off...

God Feels Nothing For You In The New ROVER Trailer

David Michôd's The Rover starring Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson was just announced as part of the Official Selection for the Cannes Film Festival this morning. And the production company A24 Films released the first full trailer as a follow up. There...

Review: BREATHE IN, A Heartbreaking Romance

Drake Doremus does one thing very, very well. He is a master at making the audience feel the emotions of his characters -- without relying on the typical protagonist story structure. His 2011 Sundance US Dramatic Competition-winning Like Crazy took...

David Michôd's THE ROVER: Pearce And Pattinson Stumble Through The Wasteland In First Teaser

Australia's David Michôd burst onto the international scene with his hugely acclaimed - and deservedly so - debut Animal Kingdom. An intense slice of urban crime, Animal Kingdom won Michôd comparisons to a young Martin Scorsese while in the process...

Plot Details Emerge As THE ROVER Secures US Distribution

In a display of secrecy that would impress JJ Abrams, an impressively scant amount of information managed to escape the Australian shoot for David Michôd's The Rover. And the ensuing months haven't revealed much more. We've known it is a...

China Beat: What did China See in IRON MAN 3?

Much has already been written, both on these pages and many others, about the landmark Hollywood-China co-production that is Marvel and DMG Entertainment's Iron Man 3. The film, directed by Shane Black, is the third solo outing for Robert Downey...

Review: 33 POSTCARDS Gently Tugs On Heartstrings

33 Postcards is a film of special significance, as it marks the first official collaboration between China and New South Wales, Australia. At the 2011 Sydney Film Festival, where it had its world premiere, it won the Community Relations Commission...

TTTT: Marvel's IRON MAN 3 Message to Comic Book Fans

One of the many old clichés in superhero comic books is a big blurb on the cover promising some massive Earth-shaking event, with the qualifier, "Because you demanded it!!!" "Because you demanded it! The ultimate showdown with Thanos!" Or,...

Destroy All Monsters: Daddy Issues Are For Pussies, and Other Things I Learned From IRON MAN 3

"That's how Dad did it; that's how America does it; and it's worked out pretty well so far," Tony Stark / Robert Downey Jr. quipped in Iron Man, in a glib one-liner delivered to a hungry batch of arms-buyers,...

AnarchyVision: Talking IRON MAN 3 and More HOT DOCS!

With Hot Docs winding down this weekend, was time to highlight a couple more faves, from the Ross Brother's 3-hour-epic River, through Caucus, After Tiller, and 12 O'Clock Boys. Full reviews of these to come, so consider these a video...

Korean Box Office: IRON MAN 3 Has Gargantuan Debut

There was only one game in town this weekend as the blockbuster Iron Man 3 almost set a new opening weekend record (currently held by Transformers 2). It was slim pickings for everything else. Total business powered to 2.63 million (up from...

Review: IRON MAN 3 Has Wit But Lacks Brains

Shane Black adds humour and verve to Marvel's most successful screen superhero, ensuring Iron Man 3 sees Tony Stark more acerbic and witty than ever. But while Robert Downey Jr. brings the laughs and Black supplies the thrills, the film...

Tony Stark Calls Out The Mandarin In New IRON MAN 3 Clip

While I personally would be interested to witness Tony Stark calling out IN Mandarin that is not what is happening in the latest clip from the Shane Black directed Iron Man 3. No, what's happening is that Robert Downey's titular...