“Big Bad Wolves” is a dark, unsettling film about revenge, centering on a group of men seeking retribution against a man they believe kidnapped and murdered a child. It is also broadly a film with metaphorical allusions to the Middle East peace process, while equally showcasing the power of a nagging mother on the phone. In… Continue reading 'Big Bad Wolves' Directors: This Movie Isn't Solely About Sadism
They were known as the master puppeteers behind the jovial and adorable Muppets characters, but Jim Henson and Frank Oz directed a nightmarish project in 1982: The Dark Crystal. The Universal Pictures feature about an elfin creature in search of a crystal shard that promises to restore balance and unity to his alien world was marketed as a family film, despite some frightening scenes that startled… Continue reading Watch a Cool, Freaky, Fan-Made Director's Cut of Jim Henson's 'The Dark Crystal'
If you’re checking out movie news on the web, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able identify some of the characters in Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews’ new indie comedy Zero Charisma, lovingly set in the nerd haven of Austin, Texas and examining the life of an RPG gamer who takes his hobby just a little bit too seriously.
Scott (Sam Eidson) doesn’t have a lot… Continue reading Interview: Zero Charisma Directors Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews
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“The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet,” the upcoming offering from “Amelie” director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, appears to be as colorful, imaginative, and heartwarming as his Oscar-nominated 2002 hit.
In the film, an adaptation of Reif Larsen’s 2009 debut novel “The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet,” 12-year-old inventor T.S. Spivet sets out on a solo adventure to… Continue reading 'The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet' Trailer: 'Amelie' Director's Next Movie Is a Colorful Adventure (VIDEO)
Apparently today is Buddy-Cop Sequel Day, because we’ve got news of a trio of cop comedies all setting themselves up as franchises: 21 Jump Street, The Heat and Ride Along (shhh, no one tell Cop Out). The first one isn’t a surprise, but if you’re scratching your head about those last two it’s probably because neither one has come out yet. That’s not stopping their studios… Continue reading '21 Jump Street' Directors Set for Part Two; Two Other Buddy-Cop Comedies Plan Sequels As Well