With video essays on cinema becoming a popular thing on the internets nowadays, it seems only fitting that filmmakers themselves would start chiming in on the films they feel elevate the medium. Director Kentucker Audley does just that with his insightful breakdown
The Ridley Scott-produced horror thriller Morgan received a teaser trailer today, which hides just enough from viewers to get them intrigued as to just what this movie is all about. Unfortunately, I’m sure a full theatrical trailer will be released shortly that
IFC Midnight has released the trailer and poster for Mickey Keating‘s (Pod, Darling) upcoming horror film Carnage Park, starring Ashley Bell as a kidnap victim who ends up being part of a twisted game played by an insane ex-sniper played by Pat
One of the most fascinating Coast Guard rescues in history is told through the eyes of director Craig Gillespie in the Disney film The Finest Hours, now available on Blu-ray/Digital HD. Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Eric Bana and Ben Foster, the movie centers around two men who helped to save the lives of 30+ men in an amazing story of resourcefulness, sacrifice and hope.
After the critical and box office success of The Jungle Book, Disney will next be tackling Beauty and The Beast with its recent trend of making live action adaptations, and today the first teaser has been released. The film is directed by
The Film Arcade has released a new trailer for Mike Birbiglia‘s upcoming comedy Don’t Think Twice, which revolves around an improv troupe who come to a crossroads as their venue closes its doors and one of the members gets cast in a
The Nice Guys is a supremely entertaining romp. Its middle gets just a tad saggy under the weight of plot, but the sharp writing and directing, coupled with two dynamic lead performances, make the somewhat protracted two hour run time a pleasurable ride. A silly, pulpy mix of Raymond Chandler and buddy cop movie, the play on L.A. noir doesn’t skimp on the sleaze, the violence, or the prickly wit, which makes for a fun, off-kilter concoction.
There are few people in this world who could be classified as true heroes – those who selflessly help others in need without asking for anything in return, many times at the detriment to their own wellbeing. Gennadiy Mokhnenko, the subject of director Steve Hooper’s latest documentary, Almost Holy (formerly titled Crocodile Gennadiy), seems to handily fit that bill. Spanning over a decade, the film looks at Mokhnenko’s work as a pastor and the founder of the Pilgrim Republic rehabilitation center, protecting the youth of Ukraine from addiction and the streets.
Many people know bands like The Sex Pistols and The Clash kicked off punk rock in the late ’70s, but only those truly familiar with the genre are familiar with The Damned, a band equally as influential but consistently overlooked. In director Wes Orshoski’s new documentary, The Damned: Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead, the spotlight finally gets shined on this band that’s still performing shows nearly 40 years later.
IFC has released the trailer and poster for Steven Caple Jr.‘s upcoming drama The Land, which revolves around four skaters growing up in Cleveland who find a bag full of drugs after robbing a local dealer. The film stars Erykah Badu, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jorge
Manatos buries the addiction thread underneath the reconnection attempts of two estranged siblings - Cullen (Leo Fitzpatrick) and Ian (Cris Lankenau) - tentatively groping for entry-points with little to no success, sub/consciously hopeful that nostalgia and adolescent replays might broker the reparative bond they are after.
The trailer for director Olivier Assayas‘ next film, Personal Shopper has been released, after its premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The film stars Kristen Stewart, who also starred in the director’s last film, Clouds of Sils Maria, as a personal
The 19th annual Brooklyn Film Festival is about to kick off starting June 3rd and running through the 12th at venues around the city, and today the full lineup of films has been announced. Sean Garrity‘s Borealis is set to open