Green hornets and black swans! The Coen brothers go West again! Justin Timberlake ruins his Oscar chances by playing a CGI bear! Christian Bale helps them by doing another accent! More movies for the summer…
CGI supervillains! Focking cruel comedy! Young CGI Jeff Bridges! Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway focking! Giant CGI Jack Black! Plus Johnny Depp and his wife (in separate movies) and wanton Oscarbait. It’s going to be a good summer.
Paul Verhoeven’s sardonic spy adventure Total Recall is now 20 years old – that’s old enough for a remake! But who should follow in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s brawny footsteps?
The idea of superannuated super-spies is a great one. Pity the filmmakers decided it wasn’t an idea worth more than a passing thought.
By glossing over the subtleties of the book on which it was based, Eat Pray Love has turned out to be a facile, manipulative exercise in cultural imperialism.
As Die Hard director John McTiernan is sentenced to a year in jail for perjury, we examine other helmers who’ve starred in their own legal dramas. Yippee-ki-yay, Your Honour!
Cinema loves telling us about itself, but this moving French drama about the travails of an independent filmmaker does so in a refreshingly ‘uncinematic’ way.
With Sacha Baron Cohen confirmed to play the role of Freddie Mercury in an upcoming, Peter Morgan penned biopic, we suggest a number of scenes that warrant inclusion in the script.
Let’s just treat Casey Affleck’s documentary-style tale of Joaquin Phoenix’s decline as an improvised comedy. But even on these grounds, does it succeed?