CHEVALIER Review: Gifted Violinist Takes Center Stage
Kelvin Harrison Jr., Samara Weaving, and Lucy Boynton star in the biographical drama, directed by Stephen Williams.
THE ASSASSIN OF THE TSAR (TSAREUBIYTSA): Deaf Crocodile Films' Restoration of Karen Shakhnazarov's Mystery Coming This Spring
Over seventy five years ago Russia's last Tsar and his entire family met their fate at the hands of a murderous assassin. Yet, behind the closed doors of a modern day psychiatric hospital a patient is telling the story of the event.
Toronto 2022 Review: UNREST, A Most Unconventional Biopic
A man with one watch always knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure. Cyril Schäublin’s deep dive into nineteenth century Swiss watchmaking, the business and the labour, alongside the nascent political movement that was...
Toronto 2022 Review: THE WOMAN KING, A Grand Epic of Women in Action
Viola Davis and Lashana Lynch star in Gina Prince-Bythewood's action epic.
Review: THE LAST DUEL, Grim, Gritty, Medieval Melodrama
Matt Damon, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver and Ben Affleck star in an action drama, directed by Ridley Scott, now in theaters.
New York 2021 Review: Joel Coen's THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Expectations Not Met
But there have been many famous screen adaptations of the Shakespeare's play before. The first question anyone would naturally ask is, is another adaptation of the famous Scottish play really necessary?
Review: THE AUSCHWITZ REPORT, Timely Holocaust Escape Drama
True events of an escape from Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp are in the center of the pulse-racing Holocaust thriller.
Friday One Sheet: BLESSED VIRGIN [BENEDETTA]
The new French poster for Paul Vehoeven's latest Cannes bowing film, Benedetta (aka Blessed Virgin), is all about tactility: The stitching on the hem of the habit, the ivory cloth, the texture of the skin around the eyes and face....
Friday One Sheet: A Tale Of Two Posters
Consider this column, one of the last before the year-end round up of 2020s key art designs, a lesson on what to do, and what not to do in all things One Sheet. Here, we have two posters for a...
L'Étrange 2020 Review: FANNY LYE DELIVER'D Delivers a Tepid Period Drama
It's the 16th century, after the English Civil War, and Fanny Lye (Maxine Peake, Black Mirror) lives a relatively bleak existence, married to a much older man, John, who basically bought her (Charles Dance, Alien III), on a remote farm,...
Review: MULAN, Not Quite Equal to an Illustrious Predecessor
Directed by Niko Caro, Disney's live-action adaptation of a classic Chinese tale stars Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen and Jet Li.
Review: THE IRISHMAN Feels the Heavy Weight of Mortality
Martin Scorsese's epic gangster saga, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Ray Romano, Harvey Keitel, and Anna Paquin, falls short of his masterpieces 'Goodfellas' and 'Casino,' but is still well-made and magnificently acted.
Trailer for THE UNION OF SALVATION: Epic Drama of Russian History
I'm a bit of a sucker for a historical costume drama; one which is a sweeping epic of a pivotal moment in a nation's history, that also has both non-fictional and fictional characters, that test the waters of love, politics,...
GWEN: Watch The New Trailer For William McGregor`s Debut Film
William McGregor`s debut feature film, Gwen, is coming to cinemas, On Demand and Digital HD on August 16th. We have a new trailer to share with you below. Gwen is a young girl desperately trying to hold her home...
Mayhem 2019: First Three Titles Announced, EXTRA ORDINARY, SWORD OF GOD (THE MUTE) And SOMETHING ELSE
Mayhem returns to Nottingham, England this October and it is bringing some friends. The festival announced the first three titles for this year's program. The Mayhem audience can look forward to Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman's wonderful horror comedy...
GWEN: RLJE FILMS And Shudder Pick up William McGregor's Debut Thriller
RLJE Films and Shudder have announced that they will handle the theatrical and streaming release of William McGregor's debut feature film, the thriller Gwen. Gwen is a young girl whose life seems to be collapsing around her. Struggling with...
Edinburgh 2019: Timothy Spall Is Artist L.S. Lowry In Clip From Festival Closing Film MRS LOWRY & SON
Timothy Spall has already enjoyed success in the role of a renowned British artist, having stepped into the shoes of revolutionary painter J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's 2014 biopic Mr. Turner. This time the actor is tackling the life of...
Review: ALL IS TRUE, As The Bard Prepares to Slumber, You May, Too
Kenneth Branagh directs a domestic drama in which he stars as William Shakespeare.
Blu-ray Review: Criterion Collection's A STORY FROM CHIKAMATSU
A Story From Chikamatsu is one of Japanese master Kenji Mizoguchi's more well-known films, along with Ugetsu, Sansho the Bailiff, and The Life of Oharu. This 1954 film also goes by The Crucified Lovers here in North America, which refers to an...
Vancouver 2018 Review: NO. 1 CHUNG YING STREET Champions the Spirit and Courage of Hong Kong
No. 1 Chung Ying Street is the latest from director Derek Chiu, a well-established figure in the Hong Kong film industry. The movie takes place during two periods of political unrest in Sha Tau Kok, a neighborhood that borders mainland...