by Dave Thomas Brothers While nothing this month stands out as an awards season frontrunner, there’s lots of potential Oscar suitors to choose from, and isn’t it more interesting that way? DECEMBER 4 Wide ARMORED WHAT’S THE PITCH? Armored truck guard (Columbus Short) agrees to inside heist with his co-workers (Matt Dillon, Laurence Fishburne, Jean […]
I just wrote a snarky little listicle for Vice: To be released by Criterion is the benchmark of excellence. Their 25-year-old catalog includes indispensable work from masters including Cocteau, Renoir, Maysles, Kubrick, Cronenberg, Godard, Kurosawa, Bergman, Tarkovsky, Hitchcock, Sturges, and, of course, Fellini. It’s an impressive list of talent, which is why you can imagine […]
by Dave Thomas A Serious Man Is it wrong of me to be more psyched about Black Dynamite than Where the Wild Things Are? October 2 ZOMBIELAND WHAT’S THE PITCH? Jesse Eisenberg of the Dead WILL IT SUCK? Early buzz is good. Also starring Woody Harrelson, Mila Kunis and Abigail Breslin. Don’t know much about […]
Thankfully, this one is much better than the first. There are also some cool featurettes over at fantasticmrfoxmovie.com. Look for the film on November 25th [Check it out in HD here]
Union Pool is screening Ruthless Films’ “Wildwood, NJ” – a 1994 documentary and unintentional precursor to MTV’s “True Life: I’m a Jersey Shore Girl” – at 9pm tonight. @UnionPool also announced that Maker’s Mark will be providing cocktails.There’s probably no better way to bid adieu to summer than by sipping whiskey and laughing at beach-folk’s […]
by Dave Thomas [Check out Dave’s amazing new project straight2dvdmovies.com] Extract The month begins and ends with thrillers about people who live their lives through androids or other people while they stay at home. Think Hollywood’s getting a little passive aggressive about people who don’t go out to the movies? September 4 GAMER WHAT’S THE […]
[via] After the jump, the opening scene to Woody Allen’s classic. (And my favorite opening scene from any film, well, ever).
The third annual Bushwick Film Festival will begin tonight at 6 pm at Lumenhouse. Tickets are $8 a day or $20 for the entire weekend – and that includes unlimited free beer. So head to 47 Beaver Street and get your movie-watching drink on. From the organizers: “The THIRD ANNUAL BUSHWICK FILM FESTIVAL features three […]
Love him or hate him, Michael Moore gets people talking. His new one is out Oct. 2. In other news, we’re looking forward to Matt Taibbi’s assuredly epic healthcare smackdown in the upcoming Rolling Stone. Here’s a teaser.
I admit it. I’m a big Tarantino fan. I even loved Grindhouse and Jackie Brown. Still, this list is nothing less than bizarre. Friday? Speed? I’ll give Tarantino credit for his unique aesthetic, but does Team America really deserve to be on this list? And watching him get excited about Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan’s Unbreakable—I can’t […]