Tag: melissageorge

THE MOSQUITO COAST: New Approach, New Trailer

My memories of The Mosquito Coast are potent: a sweltering atmosphere peopled with unlikable characters. I saw it in a NYC theater in late 1986 and it left a strong impression, though, thanks largely to the distinctive presence of Harrison...

Eureka Entertainment: SALVADOR, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, more Jackie Chan!

Oliver Stone's oft-overlooked political thriller Salvador is set to join the Masters of Cinema series on 17 September, as part of another impressive line-up of titles announced by Eureka! Entertainment. Released in 1986 but eclipsed by Stone’s other film from...

Sundance 2013 Review: THE NECESSARY DEATH OF CHARLIE COUNTRYMAN is the Unnecessary Death of a Potentially Good Movie

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman is perhaps the worst film I've seen in a very, very long time. It stars Shia LaBeouf as the possibly-doomed titular role. Charlie just watched his mother (Melissa Leo, in the most tragically underused...

[Winners!] Win A LONELY PLACE TO DIE on Blu-ray From IFC Midnight, MPI Home Video, and ScreenAnarchy!

[Congratulations to our winners: Rebecca Flagg, Devin Sabas, Cheryl Schurmeier, Melissa Sawvell, and Jon Van Dyke. Thanks to everyone who entered!] If I know you, you're sitting at home thinking, "I wish I had a copy of Julian Gilbey's thriller...

Toronto After Dark 2011: A LONELY PLACE TO DIE Review

Where has the mountain climbing thriller gone?  Was it ever here?  Sure there was the epic string of them in the 1930s in Germany and a 2008 adventure movie called The North Face, a couple great documentaries (Everest, Touching the Void)...

FANTASTIC FEST 2011: A LONELY PLACE TO DIE Review

Accomplished British writer-editor-director Julian Gilbey makes a big leap forward with his new film, A LONELY PLACE TO DIE, an ambitious mountain-based action thriller that consistently delivers top drawer thrills for at least two thirds of its running time.Melissa George...

FRIGHTFEST 2011: A LONELY PLACE TO DIE

A Lonely Place To Die opens with that obligatory staple of the mountain climbing flick - what I call the 'Cliffhanger moment'. Beautiful landscape, exhilarating climb, assorted friends with different abilities (and agendas). Then, before you can say 'woah', gravity...

Trailer for Moutain Climbing actioner, A LONELY PLACE TO DIE

We are big fans of Julian Gilbey's white knuckle chase-film, A Lonely Place to Die, a top shelf action picture that absolutely must be seen on the big screen in glorious 2.35:1 scope.  I've caught this one at two different...

Fantasia 2011: A LONELY PLACE TO DIE Review

Where has the mountain climbing thriller gone?  Was it ever here?  Sure there was the epic string of them in the 1930s in Germany and a 2008 adventure movie called The North Face, a couple great documentaries (Everest, Touching the Void) and...

ActionFest '11: A LONELY PLACE TO DIE Review

Where has the mountain climbing thriller gone?  Was it ever here?  Sure there was the epic string of them in the 1930s in Germany and a 2008 adventure movie called The North Face, a couple great documentaries (Everest, Touching...

ActionFest '11: Award Winners

With ActionFest well under way, they handed the festival awards today with many a montage and tribute.   Buddy Joe Hooker, Stunts Unlimited, Michael Jai White, Richard Ryan and their 30 seconds of Action film Contest, before handing out the...

ScreenAnarchy Top Kills: 30 DAYS OF NIGHT

Ladies and gentlemen, reviews may have been mixed on David Slade's 30 Days Of Night but one thing is certain: It contains one of the truly great decapitation scenes of all time. Josh Hartnett should wield an axe more...