Tag: robertredford

70s Rewind: THE HOT ROCK, Robert Redford, When He Was Still an Actor

Robert Redford and George Segal star in Peter Yates' adaptation of Donald E. Westlake's lightly comic crime craper, scripted by William Goldman.

Review: In THE DISCOVERY, People Are (Literally) Dying to Experience the Afterlife

… Who would fardels bear,  To grunt and sweat under a weary life,  But that the dread of something after death,  The undiscovered country, from whose bourn  No traveller returns, puzzles the will,  And makes us rather bear those ills we have  Than...

Gamera Obscura: A Triple Feature of STRANGER THINGS, PETE'S DRAGON, and THE WITCH

When you’ve seen way too many movies and TV shows, unlikely double and triple features start to suggest themselves. Any cinephile can tell you that—or, actually, they don’t need to. You know it already. How your brain is constantly programming,...

Review: PETE'S DRAGON Doesn't Drag On

Does anyone remember Pete’s Dragon? I’m talking about the original version, an old-school blending of live action and cell animation delivering the titular human kid and cartoon dragon. By all appearances, it was the exact kind of thing that Disney...

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Sydney Pollack's THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR

James Grady’s novel Six Days Of The Condor was published just a year before Sydney Pollack’s big-screen adaptation, and yet almost every aspect of the story was changed. It is difficult to imagine such a flagrant disregard for the source...

Blu-ray Review: DOWNHILL RACER Snaps Into Sharp Focus On Criterion

Here's what the Criterion Collection is good for: equal parts enshrining of significant milestones in the art of film (see last week's review of Ikiru), and the championing of striking works of filmcraft that have somehow slipped from the narrative...

Criterion Celebrates December: Harold Lloyd's SPEEDY, Michael Ritchie's DOWNHILL RACER, And More

The Criterion Collection gets in the spirit of the holiday season in December by offering a silent movie by Harold Lloyd. Now that's a holiday I can support! Speedy features Lloyd in his final leading performance in a silent feature,...

Review: A WALK IN THE WOODS, Robert Redford Smiles And All Is Right With The World

In the altogether pleasant A Walk in the Woods, Robert Redford smiles and cracks wise as he hasn't done on screen for many years. It's a marvelous, if wrinkly, sight to behold. The movie, an adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998...

*UPDATED* AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Parts 1 And 2 To Be Directed By Russo Brothers

Update: Marvel confirms that Joe and Anthony Russo are on board to direct Avengers: Infinity War - Parts 1 and 2. The original story from March 23 follows. Joe and Anthony Russo, the directing brothers behind Captain America: Winter Soldier...

Sundance 2015: TwitchFilm Wraps It Up With Our Reviews And Top Picks

This year's Sundance Film Festival was eclectic as ever, with a slew of standout films, including big winners Me, Earl And The Dying Girl and The Witch. It was also a year where sales were more robust, no thanks to...

Destroy All Monsters: Winter in the Captain's America

Spoilers follow for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Institutional paranoia may be the low-hanging fruit of the American blockbuster, but Captain America 2 exploits it well - even ingeniously, when the movie does reality one better by claiming that all...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks CAPTAIN AMERICA 2, UNKNOWN KNOWN, JODO'S DUNE & MORE

A slew of indie releases this week, some solid TIFF 2013 titles finally making their way to regular screens. Errol Morris' The Unknown Known puts Rumsfeld in the spotlight, while Jodorowski's Dune takes us on a journey into a great...

Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Is A Taut, Engaging Conspiracy Thriller

"How do we know the good guys from the bad guys?," Anthony Mackie's Falcon (real name: Sam Wilson) asks in the midst of the climax to Captain America: The Winter Soldier. It's a line that is played for laughs and...

Hey, Mexico City! Win A Double Pass To The ALL IS LOST Premiere

All is Lost, starring Robert Redford, is finally hitting Mexican cinemas this Friday (3/21) and to celebrate that, ScreenAnarchy takes you to the Mexico City premiere of this Oscar-nominated film! Thanks to Canana, we have five double passes to see...

Watch This Four Minute Clip From CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

You are about to watch a four minute clip from Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Technically, it is about two minutes and fifty seconds of footage followed by a trailer but who is counting.  Cap and Black Widow infiltrate...

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Big Game Spot

Along with the big game tonight will come some pretty impressive attempts by the studios to draw money from your bank accounts this coming spring and summer. And one of the first ones out of the block is the TV...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ALL IS LOST, THE COUNSELOR and THE SUMMIT

As a certain Jackass takes the top spot, there are still a slew of Oscar contenders making their way to theatres this week. Robert Redford soaker All Is Lost has the makings of a great film, but falls apart towards...

Review: ALL IS LOST, Robert Redford Adrift On An Unforgiving Sea

It's very, very tempting to refer to Robert Redford's new film as The Old Man and the Sea. But that would be neither accurate nor fair, because All is Lost features an actor who is graceful and empathetic and intelligent...

Wenders, Redford, Glawogger And More Join For 3D Documentary Project CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE

While 3D technology has largely been used by Hollywood in the service of banging and crashing and blowing things up films such as Pina and Cave Of Forgotten Dreams have demonstrated that the technology has far more wide ranging uses...

Meet Robert Redford's S.H.I.E.L.D. Team From CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

News that Robert Redford was joining the cast of Captain America: The Winter Soldier as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Alexander Pierce was met with a good deal of excitement. And why not? He's Redford, after all, and certain to lend a good...