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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy “The best Marvel movie so far.”

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy “The best Marvel movie so far.”

I may go into some minor spoilers a bit later, but to begin I will just give you the basics. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is fantastic. James Gunn, along with the amazing cast and crew, has put together a wonderful movie that is unlike any of the other Marvel comic book films, but then the comic itself is different to the others. I found myself...

Fifty Shades of Grey gets a kinky trailer

Fifty Shades of Grey gets a kinky trailer

Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. Since its release, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has been translated into 51 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever. Stepping into...

Marvel’s Ant-Man gets a poster

Marvel’s Ant-Man gets a poster

When Marvel’s “Ant-Man” hits theaters July 17, 2015, director Peyton Reed will help shepherd the hero into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a cast led by Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas, with writer Adam McKay contributing to the film’s script. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Rudd)...

First Look: Julianne Moore in Still Alice

First Look: Julianne Moore in Still Alice

Kristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth and Julianne Moore star in Still Alice, an adaptation of Lisa Genova’s novel. A family struggles to stay together following a shocking revelation. Here’s the synopsis: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she...

First Look: Aubrey Plaza in Hal Hartley’s Ned Rifle

First Look: Aubrey Plaza in Hal Hartley’s Ned Rifle

Ned Rifle is the third and final chapter of Hal Hartley‘s tragicomic epic begun with Henry Fool (1997) and continued with Fay Grim (2007). At once a saga concerning the Grim family of Queens and how their lives are turned upside down by the arrival of the self- proclaimed genius Henry Fool, the trilogy is also an illustration of America’s grappling...

Watch Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in A Second Chance trailer

Watch Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in A Second Chance trailer

A Second Chance stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Maria Bonnevie, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Lykke May Andersen. Detectives and best friends Andreas and Simon lead vastly different lives; Andreas has settled down with his beautiful wife and son; while Simon, recently divorced, spends most of his waking hours getting drunk at the local strip club. But all...

First Look: Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young

First Look: Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young

Noah Baumbach‘s exploration of aging, ambition and success, stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. The film also stars Amanda Seyfried, Charles Grodin, Maria Dizzia and Adam Horovitz. Great to see Charles Grodin back in a film. Via...

Will Ferrell to produce the Manimal movie

Will Ferrell to produce the Manimal movie

I posted the news of a Manimal movie back in 2012, but it is only now that things seem to be moving forward on it. Dr Jonathan Chase… wealthy, young, handsome. A man with the brightest of futures. A man with the darkest of pasts. From Africa’s deepest recesses, to the rarefied peaks of Tibet, heir to his father’s legacy and the world’s darkest...

First Look: Willem Dafoe as Pasolini in Abel Ferrara’s new film

First Look: Willem Dafoe as Pasolini in Abel Ferrara’s new film

Willem Dafoe looks incredible as Pier Paolo Pasolini in Abel Ferrara‘s new film. Rome: on the night of November 2, 1975, the great Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is murdered. Pasolini is the symbol of an art that’s fighting against the power. His writings are scandalous, and his films are persecuted by the censors; many people...

New trailer for Hector & The Search For Happiness

New trailer for Hector & The Search For Happiness

Simon Pegg stars in the adaptation of Francois Lelord’s Hector & the Search for Happiness and I have just been sent the new UK poster Pegg plays Hector, an eccentric yet irresistible London psychiatrist in crisis: his patients are just not getting any happier! He’s going nowhere. Then one day, armed with buckets of courage and an almost...