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Review: UNDERWATER, Monsters Stalk A Drilling Rig At The Bottom Of The Ocean

There's nothing quite as terrifying as the unknown. For centuries scientists and fiction writers have speculated about the mysterious realms beyond our terrestrial homes, both above and below the surface. There is something about the darkness of space and the...

Review: DEFAULT, Financial Thriller Overdraws Its Trump Card

Following a promising debut, Split director Choi Kook-hee steps up to the big league with the star-driven period financial thriller Default, a three-strand narrative detailing the calamitous week around Korea's IMF Crisis in 1997, featuring local leading lights Kim Hye-soo...

Friday One Sheet: THE EMPEROR OF PARIS

The art of the character poster is alive and well in France at the moment. Jean-François Richet's glossy blockbuster on the worlds first Private Detective, François Vidocq is no exception. Vincent Cassel is playing the criminal turned criminologist, who enraptured...

Blu-ray Review: TALE OF TALES Is Lofty, But Is it Good?

Directed by Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah), Tale of Tales was nominated for Cannes' prestigious Palm d'Or and many other awards, but does that make it a good film? I'm on the fence about this feature that follows the tales of three tales,...

The Many Faces Of Vincent Cassel

This week, the newest Jason Bourne film premieres, titled simply Jason Bourne, once again starring Matt Damon as the former super-assassin gone rogue. A new adventure means new friends and enemies of course, and it's here that we see a...

Exclusive: RIO, I LOVE YOU App - What, Or Who, Do You Love?

As we swing into the weekend, it's a good time for fun, films, and film apps. Rio, I Love You is "the third in the 'Cities of Love' trilogy," per official verbiage, "following Paris, Je T'Aime and New York, I...

Review: PARTISAN, A Chilling Take On Coming Of Age

Under the diligent guidance of institutions like Screen Australia, Australia seems to have become a very promising country for new emerging directors, and Ariel Kleiman is no exception. Within seconds of his uncompromising first feature's opening, it soon becomes apparent...

Ariel Kleiman Talks PARTISAN: "I Find Mystery And Cinema A Magical Combination"

Vincent Cassel stars in Partisan as the charismatic leader of a commune sequestered on the outskirts of a small town. That makes him a formidable figure to his son, Alexander (Jeremy Chabriel), who from outward appearances is just like any...

Interview: Gaspar Noé On LOVE's Altered States

For the excessively fortunate, love can resemble that of a Meg Ryan / Tom Hanks vehicle. Sadly, more often than not, love more closely resembles the latest Gaspar Noé nightmare, boldly titled, Love. It is a word that yields multiple definitions...

Cassel Chills In First PARTISAN Trailer

That iconic French star Vincent Cassel continues to find new facets of himself on screen this far into his career is nothing short of a wonder and the career chameleon takes yet another coldly charismatic turn at the center of...

NSFW Trailer: Matteo Garrone's Cannes Entry TALE OF TALES Is An Insane, Bloody Fairy Tale

Shooting straight to the top of any self-respecting fantasy fan's must-watch list should be Matteo Garrone's (Gomorrah, Reality) latest, Tale Of Tales, which has just been announced as debuting in competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival. Brimming with kings & queens,...

Get Behind The Scenes Of Christophe Gans' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Pathe Films has posted a making-of video for Christophe Gans' adaptation of the fairy tale Beauty And The Beast, featuring an interview with the director and screen writer Sandra Vo-Anh.  Unfortunately, its in French so those who don't know the...

French Trailer for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Shows a Dark, Rich Adventure

I'll admit it, I'm still a sucker for a good costume drama/folk tale. Not the Disney-fied ones that sanitize, but ones that harken back to the dark underbelly of those tales are warnings and cautions about morality and behaviour. And...

Review: OUR DAY WILL COME, An Instant Cult Title Arrives on Digital VOD

It remains to be seen whether he will be loved our hated by audiences at large - and both seem equally likely - yet there is no doubt at all that Our Day Will Come announces the arrival of Romain...

First Look At Christophe Gans' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

At the Cannes Film Festival, Pathé International released the first image for Christophe Gans' adaptation of the fairy tale Beauty And The Beast, featuring a first look at Lea Seydoux (Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol) as the beauty and Vincent...

Hey, NYC! Wanna See TRANCE For Free?

Well of course you do. After all, it's a new movie from one mister Danny Boyle. So here's what's up: ScreenAnarchy has Ten pairs of Run-Of-Engagment passes to give away to folks who live in the NYC area. All you...

New Trailer For TRANCE Confirms That, Hell Yes, It Is No Doubt A Danny Boyle Film!

And I'm talking the dark, brooding, then spastic, crazy upside trickster narratives that got Danny Boyle squarely on the indie map a full two decades ago. Because while Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours have their place (for good or bad)...

McAvoy Pulls Off A Heist In New Clip From Danny Boyle's TRANCE

It appears that Danny Boyle is headed back to the good old days with Trance, his James McAvoy and Vincent Cassel starring heist thriller calling back to the energetic films of his youth. You know, stuff like Shallow Grave and...

Poster Alert! Danny Boyle's TRANCE And Nacho Vigalondo's OPEN WINDOWS Sport Some New Artwork

Porn starlet Sasha Grey opening her shirt is not exactly an unusual occurrence, which - no doubt - is a significant part of the point in casting her opposite Elijah Wood in Nacho Vigalondo's somewhat voyeuristic Open Windows, a thriller...

Danny Boyle's TRANCE Red Band Trailer Looks Bloody Good

My excitement level just shot through the roof. Danny Boyle's upcoming crime opus Trance now looks longer on bloodshed and shorter on laughs than first impressions suggested. Either way, his flair for the visual and knack for high-octane storytelling looks...