As we continue our partnership with Fandependent Films during their winter festival, this week I’d like to bring you the animated short Water Hunters from Massimo Ottoni and Salvatore Centoducati. The film takes place in a dystopian future where water is currency and
The Criterion Collection have announced their May 2017 lineup which includes Chantal Akerman‘s Jeanne Dielman, Orson Welles‘s Othello, Yasujiro Ozu‘s Good Morning, Jacques Audiard‘s Dheepan, Terry Zwigoff‘s Ghost World, and Martin Scorsese‘s World Cinema Project Part 2, which contains six more features curated by
A new trailer for Miles Joris-Peyrafitte‘s upcoming thriller As You Are has been released, ahead of its release in New York City February 24th. The film, which premiered at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, stars Charlie Heaton, Owen Campbell, Amandla Stenberg, and Mary Stuart Masterson.
The Museum of Modern Art and The Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced the full lineup for this year’s New Directors/New Films, marking the 48th year for the festival celebrating new talent in cinema.
CBS Films has released a new trailer and teaser poster for the upcoming comedy Dean, written, directed, and starring Demetri Martin. Martin plays the titular character, an illustrator coping with the loss of his mother, his fractured love life, and his
Paramount has released a new trailer for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation starring Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman), Johansson plays a cyborg named Major who leads a special ops team taking down the most dangerous
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Dresden Pictures and their upcoming film Biopunk. Directed by Liam Garvo, the film aims to be a cyberpunk thriller taking place in a dystopian future where humans have been transformed into a new breed
My apprehension toward spin-offs and my love of (nearly) everything Batman proved to be at odds with one another going into the kinetic The Lego Batman Movie, resulting in cautious optimism about an entire film based on the brick version of one of DC’s most popular heroes and one of The Lego Movie’s most humorous characters.
After a sequel to the hit 2014 actioner John Wick was announced shortly after the first film’s release, I was cautiously optimistic for its success. Aside from the top-notch action, one of the most intriguing aspects of the first film was its world building — showcasing a shadowy, yet suave, underworld where sophisticated killers spend gold coins as currency and follow a series of meticulous rules. It begged for a sequel, however I was concerned that diving too deep into this world and these characters might dilute the mystery and sheer coolness of the first.
STX Entertainment has released a new trailer for the upcoming sci-fi thriller The Circle, starring Emma Watson as a young woman who lands a job at the world’s most powerful tech company only to find there may be something nefarious afoot.
DreamWorks has released a new clip for its upcoming animated film The Boss Baby, featuring the voice of Alec Baldwin as a suit-wearing baby whose arrival disrupts the life of his 7 year-old brother. In this clip celebrating Valentine’s Day, the two
After generating a decent amount of buzz on the festival circuit, Alice Lowe‘s horror-comedy Prevenge has been acquired for distribution in North America by horror streaming service Shudder. The film will be released theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on March
This week on the show, Adam and Kevin take a look at the newly released documentary I Am Not Your Negro alongside the thriller Dark Night. Other films discussed include The Dreamed Path, Sadako vs. Kayako, Tectonic Plate, The Founder, Death Race 2050, and Moana.
New TV spots for the upcoming Gore Verbinski thriller The Cure for Wellness and the comedic adaptation of Baywatch have been released during this year’s Super Bowl and now are available online.