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New ANNA: EL PELIGRO TIENE NOMBRE Trailer Owns Its Danger

A new trailer for Luc Besson's Anna: El peligro tiene nombre features new snippets of footage that amps up the action quota nicely. Produced in France and known in the U.S. simply as Anna, the extended title in Spanish means,...

WINCHESTER: Jason Clarke Joins Helen Mirren in Spierig Brothers' Haunter

Variety is reporting that Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty and Dawn of the Plant of the Apes) is in talks to join Helen Mirren in Winchester, the next from The Spierig Brothers.    The film follows firearm heiress Sarah Winchester...

Gasparilla 2016: Gavin Hood Talks EYE IN THE SKY

The road from Indie to Hollywood and back again has been a bumpy one for South African director Gavin Hood. Following his TIFF People’s Choice-winning Tsotsi he was offered New Line thriller Rendition, and proceeded to tackle big budget monsters...

Review: EYE IN THE SKY, Complex, Darkly Funny, But...

Tsotsi and Rendition director Gavin Hood has set himself a difficult task on multiple levels with his latest effort, Eye In The Sky. He is, first of all, tackling fabulously thorny and morally complex material as he weighs the question...

Review: TRUMBO Hits The Right (Typewriter) Keys

For people who pound away at keyboards for a living, Trumbo is inherently nostalgic, presenting a romantic vision of a life enjoyed by only a few. Slumped in a bathtub to ease his back pains, Dalton Trumbo slaves away, staring...

Toronto 2015 Review: EYE IN THE SKY, A Complex And Darkly Funny Look At The War On Terror

Tsotsi and Rendition director Gavin Hood has set himself a difficult task on multiple levels with his latest effort, Eye In The Sky. He is, first of all, tackling fabulously thorny and morally complex material as he weighs the question...

China Box Office: THOR: THE DARK WORLD Hammers The Competition

Marvel's latest superhero offering holds strong atop the Chinese charts for a second straight week, while the Stallone-Schwarenegger pair-up Escape Plan continues to show its box office muscle. Rank Title Origin 11/11 - 17/11 (US$M) Total (US$M) Screening days 1...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ACT OF KILLING, ONLY GOD FORGIVES, RED 2, And More

Busy week, with lots of decent (and a few not-so-decent!) releases. One of the most important docs of the last decade, The Act Of Killing finally opens wide this week, after screening last September at the Toronto International Film Festival.Ryan Reynolds...

Review: RED 2 Remains Colourful Fun

There's almost something admirable in the brisk, breezy way that RED 2 plays out. The shtick about a series of retired cold warriors being drawn once again into another fracas should feel stale, yet in the capable hands of a...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks THE HEAT, WHITE HOUSE DOWN, MONSTERS U and WORLD WAR Z

After being bumped last week due to flooding in Alberta, we're back with a Canada Day chat about Paul Feig's buddy cop movie, The Heat, the lesser of the two Die Hard-in-the-Capital films White House Down, and last week's big...

Review: MONSTERS UNIVERSITY Reunites Us with Old Friends

College is often a time of growth and development for people, and it's evidently no different for monsters. In Monsters University, Mike Wazowski, the spherical lime-green cyclops voiced by Billy Crystal, faces the important question of whether he is scary...

Final Trailer For Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

I will confess to having a soft spot for Pixar's Monsters Inc. As the first film that The Boy ever really fixated on it is a film that I have seen literally dozens of times - during several screenings of...

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...

RED 2 Trailer Continues Bruce Willis' Jocular Destruction of Europe

Bruce Willis smashes up Moscow in next month's A Good Day to Die Hard, and it looks like he'll do the same in RED 2, if the new trailer is any guide to go by. "Good, breezy fun" is how...

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...

Here Are Four Versions Of The First Teaser Trailer For Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY!

Mike and Sulley are back (and so are Billy Crystal and John Goodman)! The sequel to Monsters, Inc. is coming in June next year, and Pixar has just released 4 versions of the first teaser trailer (via Pixar's YouTube Channel, Apple,...