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Todd Solondz’s Welcome To The Dollhouse is getting a sequel

Todd Solondz’s Welcome To The Dollhouse is getting a sequel

Todd Solondz’s first film was Welcome To The Dollhouse. Like most of Solondz films I wouldn’t necessarily say it was an enjoyable film, they always leave me feeling uncomfortable when I watch them, but it was still very good. That was almost 20 years ago so it is about time for a sequel! Solondz thinks so as he is working on that very...

13 Days of Horror: Brimstone & Treacle

13 Days of Horror: Brimstone & Treacle

Halloween is almost upon us. Between now and then we will be bringing you a horror film review each day. This review is by Leslie Simpson. “There resides infinitely more good in the demonic than in the trivial man.” Soren Kierkegaard. In my opinion, Dennis Potter was the greatest British television and film scriptwriter. In the world. Ever. The Singing...

This Is Where I Leave You – Meet the Altmans

This Is Where I Leave You – Meet the Altmans

To celebrate the release of This Is Where I Leave You (read our review) today, we’re going to introduce you to each of the Altmans. When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their...

Riverdale TV show based on the Archie comics is heading to Fox

Riverdale TV show based on the Archie comics is heading to Fox

Greg Berlanti is bringing another set of comic book characters to TV— Archie, Betty and Veronica, Josie and the Pussycats in a show called Riverdale. Riverdale is named after the fictional town where most Archie Comics characters reside and which will serve as the setting for the show. Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie,...

Win Natural Born Killers on Blu-Ray

Win Natural Born Killers on Blu-Ray

Out now on Blu-ray, this Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s 20th Anniversary release of Natural Born Killers contains two versions of the film (Theatrical version and Director’s Cut), a new high-def featurette Natural Born Killers: Method in the Madness, a rare glimpse provided by director Oliver Stone, editor Hank Corwin and technical advisor Dale Dye into...

58th London Film Festival Review: French Riviera [L'homme qu'on aimait trop]

58th London Film Festival Review: French Riviera [L

Director: André Téchiné Writers: Cédric Anger, Jean-Charles Le Roux, André Téchiné Starring: Guillaume Canet, Catherine Deneuve, Adèle Haenel, Judith Chemla, Mauro Conte Synopsis: In 1976, Agnès Le Roux, daughter of the Palais de la Meditérranée, began an affair with her mother’s lawyer, Maurice Agnelet. Through their relationship, real estate and...

58th London Film Festival Review: The Duke of Burgundy

58th London Film Festival Review: The Duke of Burgundy

Director/Writer: Peter Strickland Starring: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D’Anna, Eugenia Caruso Synopsis: A lesbian couple, who experiment with sado-masochistic role playing, begin to find cracks in their relationship. If anything is to be taken from The Duke of Burgundy – Peter Strickland’s third feature – it is that the British...

Review: This is Where I Leave You

Review: This is Where I Leave You

Director: Shawn Levy Writer: Jonathan Tropper Starring: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Timothy Olyphant Synopsis: After the death of their father, four siblings have to return home to spend a week in each other’s company. The  big family reunions, the tension that lingers after years of familiarity, the love...

Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Lipstikka is the story of two childhood friends, Lara and Inam (Clara Khoury and Nataly Attiya). The pair grew up together in Palestine and have a complicated relationship and painful past. At odds now, as the women work at reconciling in present day London, flashbacks to their teen lives in Israel reveal the traumatic event that changed them forever. It’s...

Steve Carell & Charlie Kaufman to dumb down the world in I.Q. 83

Steve Carell & Charlie Kaufman to dumb down the world in I.Q. 83

Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind) is rewriting an adaptation of Arthur Herzog’s 1978 science fiction novel, I.Q. 83. Herzog also wrote The Swarm and Orca among others. Here is the synopsis for the novel: YOU ARE DR. JAMES HEALEY AND LAST WEEK YOU WERE A GENIUS That was before the DNA experiments....