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Movie Review: ‘It Was You Charlie’

Movie Review: ‘It Was You Charlie’

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Films that are character studies often succeed or fail on how insufferable a viewer finds the main character. Though films obviously don’t have to necessarily be about “likeable” characters, it’s hard to maintain an audience’s interest if the main character isn’t worth investing interesting in. For the first half-hour...

Movie Review: ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ is a solid thriller when it isn’t trying to be a ‘Cop and a Half’ remake

Movie Review: ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ is a solid thriller when it isn’t trying to be a ‘Cop and a Half’ remake

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The oddest thing about A Walk Among the Tombstones, which is written and directed by Scott Frank and is based on the 1992 Lawrence Block novel, is that the trailers would have you believe it’s an action film. The first half hour of the film will make you believe...

Movie Review: ‘The Zero Theorem’

Movie Review: ‘The Zero Theorem’

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Terry Gilliam is among the most visionary filmmakers of all time, and The Zero Theorem is his first feature since 2009′s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which was only partially finished before lead actor Heath Ledger died. With The Zero Theorem, Gilliam has returned to the dystopian sci-fi themes...

Robert Downey Jr. – “No Iron Man 4″

Robert Downey Jr. – “No Iron Man 4″

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Robert Downey Jr. might have just ruined the day of millions of fans all over the world by announcing that there are no plans for a fourth installment of the Iron Man franchise. Fret not, RDJ and Iron Man lovers, it doesn’t mean we won’t see the flamboyant billionaire saving the...

Sean Harris for Mission Impossible 5?

Sean Harris for Mission Impossible 5?

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The big news this week is that British actor Sean Harris is being touted for the lead villain role in the next Mission Impossible film. Harris is a fantastic actor who has been slowly chipping away in British film and TV earning all the plaudits that have been coming...

Nick Cave to Perform Live at Special NYC Screening of ’20,000 Days on Earth’

Nick Cave to Perform Live at Special NYC Screening of ’20,000 Days on Earth’

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It’s probably in poor form to say that I’ve never listened, knowingly, to Nick Cave’s music before writing an article promoting the guy and the upcoming documentary about him, but that’s what I’m doing.  This one is for music, movie and, more specifically, Nick Cave fans in the NYC...

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Go Evil to Play Black Adam in DC Comics’ ‘Shazam!’

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Go Evil to Play Black Adam in DC Comics’ ‘Shazam!’

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After years of speculation, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has recently been vocal about starring in DC Comics’ Shazam! movie based on the long-running superhero once named Captain Marvel (though since changed to Shazam for obvious legal reasons). However, Johnson was coy about whether or not he’d be playing Shazam...

Extreme Red Band Trailer for ‘ABCs of Death 2′ Takes Things Up a Notch

Extreme Red Band Trailer for ‘ABCs of Death 2′ Takes Things Up a Notch

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The first ABC’s of Death was a wild ride full of exceptional shorts, extremely terrible efforts and all sorts of combinations of horror absurdity that made it a mostly an interesting anthology film (read my review here).  The sequel, ABC’s of Death 2, promises to build upon the first and, hopefully,...

New Poster and Trailer for John Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’

New Poster and Trailer for John Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’

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Tomorrow, The Daily Show’s John Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater makes its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival.  To hype the upcoming premiere and November 7th release of the film, a new poster and trailer has been unveiled.  The film is about a journalist, played by Gael Garcia Bernal, who...

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