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ALTERED CARBON Review: Near Faithful Adaptation of Cyberpunk Novel Entertains With Violence And Sex

In the future no one need fear death. Human consciousness can be digitized and downloaded onto cortical stacks which are plugged into new bodies, called sleeves. Takeshi Kovacs, once an elite soldier called an Envoy, imprisoned for two hundred and...

ALTERED CARBON Trailer: Netflix's Cyberpunk Show Is Also Its Most Expensive Yet

Netflix is doubling down on dark sci-fi in 2018. Not only will season 4 of Charlie Brooker's wildly popular Black Mirror return, but we'll see two new neo-noirs in Duncan Jones' long promised Mute and the new series Altered Carbon,...

Interview: Joel Kinnaman on EDGE OF WINTER and Why He's Drawn to Flawed Characters

In the taut wilderness thriller Edge of Winter, Joel Kinnaman plays an unemployed, single dad with seething personal issues and more than a bit of a mean streak. It's another complex character in an increasingly long line of layered performances by...

Joel Kinnaman Gets Downloaded Into Netflix's ALTERED CARBON

Variety just reported that Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad) has been given the lead role in Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan's cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon.   “Altered Carbon” is based on Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 novel of the same name. The...

SUICIDE SQUAD: Here Is The First Pic Of The Cast In Costume

Here you go. The first pic of the cast of Suicide Squad in costume. Director David Ayer tweeted the pic around an hour ago with the caption, "Task Force X assembled and ready."LtoR: Adam Beech as Slipknot, Jai Courtney as Capt. Boomerang,...

BACKCOUNTRY: Joel Kinnaman Stars In Survival Thriller

The survival thriller Backcountry (not to be confused with Adam MacDonald`s Canadian wilderness survival flick of the same name which opens today!) is currently in production over in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Other than The Giant Nickel, Sudbury pretty much exists in...

Neeson, Harris And Kinnaman RUN ALL NIGHT In New Trailer

It's getting to the point that you can't even tell what Liam Neeson movie you're talking about from the still images any more. A glower, a gun and a military style fatigue jacket? That could be ... well, that could...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ROBOCOP

With the latest installment of RoboCop we once again find the world of this famed cyborg character providing a rich palate for contemporary political discourse. We talk about the 1987 original, the newest film in the series, as well as...

Gary Oldman Meets RoboCoppola

Yup, that's Berlin based madman Daniele Rizzo clad in "Italian steel" (aka plastic) as he meets with the cast and crew of RoboCop on their German press junket and - as is typically the case with Rizzo - the results...

Review: ROBOCOP, A Decent-Enough Reboot

Way back in 1987, a non-American director came to these shores to make a film that worked as both an explosive and violent action film, but also a cautionary tale about militarism of our police forces and the growing fascism...

Frankenstein Mechanics: ROBOCOP Trailer Aims For The Grim N' Gritty

I am not a child of the 80s. Per se. I was born in the 80s, but was far too young to see and to appreciate Paul Verhoeven's satirical actioner Robocop in its heyday. By the time my adolescence rolled...

SNABBA CASH (EASY MONEY) 3 Trailer Locks And Loads

Before he became RoboCop it was Swedish crime film Snabba Cash (Easy Money) that launched Joel Kinnaman to stardom. Immediately snapped up by The Weinstein Company and prepped for US remake - reportedly with Zac Efron taking on the Kinnaman...

More EASY MONEY In Teaser For SNABBA CASH III: LIFE DELUXE

Sweden's popular crime series Snabba Cash - Easy Money on these shores - is coming back for a third round, the franchise that launched director Daniel Espinosa and star Joel Kinnaman on to the international radar getting bigger and noisier...

TTTT: An American Film Geek's Bottom 10 for 2012

Many a film critic, including at times even the most positive and altruistic of us, take a certain mean delight in unleashing our master lists of the year's biggest stinkers. The temptation to avenge what may be an assault on...

Review: What Lola Wants, Lola Does Not Get in LOLA VERSUS

Take everything that's clich├ęd, dull and wrong-headed about American independent film, over boil it in a pot of tepid tap water, and you've got a pretty good bead on Lola Versus. But this food/film analogy wouldn't be complete without one...