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Review: WONDER WHEEL Goes Around and Around and Around...

“I suppose you get used to all this noise?” “No. I never get used to it. I hate it!” That’s not Woody Allen responding to the relentless din of the media probing into his personal life and questioning just how...

Woody Allen's WONDER WHEEL Trailer Sounds, No Surprise, Like Woody Allen

Soon to turn 82 -- 82!!! -- Woody Allen continues his annual run of films with Wonder Wheel. Ready to debut at the New York Film Festival on Saturday, October 14, Wonder Wheel's description goes like this: "On Coney Island...

Review: TROLLS, Don't Worry, Be Happy

Beneath its cheerful surfaces, a noxious message underlies Trolls. The latest production from Dreamworks Animation features highly colorful visuals to enhance the tuneful karaoke of the primary narrative. The setup is that the monstrous, evil race of creatures known as...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, The Full Ballad

"If it was never new and it never gets old, then it's a folk song."--Llewyn Davis.A great folk ballad has a powerfully worded chorus, then journeys through a descending series of verses to emote its hard-luck tale. By the time...

Criterion Starts 2016 Right: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, LADY SNOWBLOOD, THE AMERICAN FRIEND, And More

The Criterion Collection will begin the new year by welcoming the Coen Brothers into the fold. Inside Llewyn Davis dove into the less glamorous side of the folk music scene, and showcased a sterling performance by Oscar Isaac. The Criterion...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks LLEWYN, FROZEN And HUSTLE/WOLF, Again

Well, with most holidays wrapping up, there are still a slew of movies in theatres definitely deserving of your time. Several (especially Inside Llewyn Davis and American Hustle) are exactly the kind of films that deserve another look given their narrative...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ANCHORMAN 2, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS and AMERICAN HUSTLE

We're a bit late getting this up, as for this week's segment we needed to overcome freezing temperatures and a city-wide blackout. The studio was running on emergency power, but you wouldn't know it from the camera's point of view!Still...

Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Folk Music And Colorful Characters, Melancholy And Gut Punches

Winners of numerous screenwriting awards, including two Oscars, it's difficult to think of many filmmakers more adept at their craft than Joel and Ethan Coen. So it comes as a bit of a surprise when, in the first act of...

Review: RUNNER RUNNER, Flush With Hollywood Contrivances

Oh, Hollywood. Just as festival season wraps up for us here in Toronto, you give us this false sense that things are all good in the cinematic world. Last week gave us Rush, this week Gravity, two extraordinary films, among...

Telluride 2013 Announces Lineup: GRAVITY, JODOROWSKY'S DUNE, DRAGONS, THE TERMINAL MAN, ZAPRUDER, And More

The Telluride Film Festival has announced its lineup for this year's 40th anniversary editions, which begins tomorrow (Thursday, August 29) and runs through Monday, September 2. As usual, the festival has snared a number of high-profile titles, most notably Alfonso...

More Music, More Melancholy In New Trailer For INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

Honestly, I'm not sure why we actually need three trailers for Joel and Ethan Coen's look into the folk music world of early 60s NYC, but here we have yet again Oscar Issacs as a vagabond-troubadour giving us a slight...

Cannes 2013 Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS - Colorful Characters, Folk Music, And Saving Cats

Winners of numerous screenwriting awards including two Oscars, it's difficult to think of many filmmakers more adept at their craft than Joel and Ethan Coen. So it comes as a bit of a surprise when, in the first act...

Watch The Coen Brothers' INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Cannes Trailer

The Coen Brothers are headed to Cannes with Inside Llewyn Davis and they've got a new trailer to celebrate that fact. This one plays largely as an extended version of the earlier offering with a good deal of repeated footage...

Coen Brothers' INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Gets U.S. Distribution

CBS Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Inside Lleweyn Davis, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. While it's been fully expected that the film would get picked up -- it's the frickin' Coen Brothers! -- CBS Films...

Coens. 1960s. Folk. Awesome. INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Trailer.

Oscar Isaac stars as a singer/songwriter in Inside Llewyn Davis, a wandering musician who ends up in the burgeoning New York City folk scene in the early 1960s. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, the tale is supposedly...

Blu-Ray Review: The Shabby, Hastily-Constructed Future and Ideas of IN TIME

This isn't precisely a review of writer/director/producer Andrew Niccol's sci-fi misfire In Time but I will be discussing my opinion of this terrible movie and how a poorly-envisioned and articulated concept of the future can completely derail any potential the...

Contest: Three Copies of IN TIME Up For Grabs

Fox has passed along three copies of the sci-fi thriller In Time--one on Blu-ray and two on DVD in conjunction with the feature below about past movies centered on time. Read on and find the details at the bottom about...

IN TIME Review

Andrew Niccol has built a career around conceiving smart ideas which are then realized to wildly varying degrees onscreen. He arrived in Hollywood with a splash, receiving an Oscar nomination first time out for his screenplay for THE TRUMAN SHOW....

Hollywood Grind: IN TIME and the Quest for "Originality"

Right around the time I started reading less science fiction, I found myself watching more science fiction movies. It was post-Star Wars, post-Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and the studios were becoming friendly toward science fiction again, making it...

First Footage, Posters and Images From Andrew Niccol's IN TIME

Andrew Niccol, writer/director of such films as Gattaca, S1m0ne and Lord of War, has a new film coming out in a few months by the name of In Time (previously titled "I'm.mortal"). It's a sci-fi/thriller starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried...