Tag: robertzemeckis

Blu-ray Review: I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND

We love them, yeah, yeah, yeah.  The Beatles have been such  beloved entrenched cultural giants for so long that many a music fan takes them for granted.  Likewise, many a cinephile has long ago reached the point of taking Robert...

Criterion in March 2019: I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND, Plus Weird and Wrenching Indies

Among the Criterion Collection's home video offerings in March 2019, the most familiar to mainstream audiences may be I Wanna Hold Your Hand, directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. As a devotee of 70s cinema...

10+ Years Later: WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, Much More Than a Spine-tingling Visual Knock-out

Who framed Roger Rabbit? ‘Who indeed?’, is the question I found myself asking a few weeks back when suddenly Robert Zemeckis’ vibrant crossbreed of live action and animation reemerged into my life as a Netflix recommendation. What exactly did they...

Review: ALLIED, In the Territory Between Tribute and Parody

A ripe potboiler, Allied resembles countless World War II motion pictures, yet its intended tone is difficult to discern. Is it meant as a tribute? Or a parody? The answer lies somewhere between the two, obviously, for a movie that...

New York 2015 Review: THE WALK Showcases Robert Zemeckis's Stereoscopic 3D Wizardry

Forget about Joseph Gordon-Levitt's ridiculous Pepé Le Pew French accent. Forget about his weird toupé and blue contact lenses, forget about the candy colored fairyland a.k.a. Paris in the first hour. Robert Zemeckis's new film The Walk still works as...

BREAKING: Joseph Gordon Levitt To Star In Robert Zemeckis' TO REACH THE CLOUDS

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is taking to the skies but not as a superhero.Twitch has learned that Levitt will take the lead in Robert Zemeckis' adaptation of Philippe Petit's memoir To Reach The Clouds. The subject of 2008 documentary Man On Wire,...

New To Netflix: Sea Monsters, Toons, Booze, Sex and Cylons

You have found this weeks entry for New To Netflix! Not that we are actually new to Netflix, we're just happy, able, willing to help you find out what kind of 'Twitch-y' material is coming to the big red virtual envelope...

Opening: FLIGHT is Well-Acted But Shameless Awards Bait

Denzel Washington is currently on a full-bore publicity blitz for Robert Zemeckis' Flight, in which he stars as an airline pilot who makes a miraculous landing, thus saving the lives of all on board -- only for it to be...

NYFF 2012 Review: FLIGHT, Well-Acted But Shamelessly Manipulative Awards Bait

The 50th edition of the New York Film Festival ended much as it began, with the launch of potent awards season bait, namely, the world premiere of Flight, the latest film by Robert Zemeckis. Flight is Zemeckis's first live-action feature...

Robert Zemeckis Returns To Live Action With FLIGHT

After a long foray into the world of motion capture, director Robert Zemeckis returns to live action filmmaking with the Denzel Washington star vehicle Flight, with his first live action film since 2000's Cast Away.In this action-packed mystery thriller, Academy...