“Les Miserables” and “The Wolverine” are basically the same movie, right?
Maybe it’s just something conjured up by our twisted, movie-loving minds, but we noticed something as we were watching the recently released trailer for “The Wolverine”: a remarkable parallel between the journey of Hugh Jackman’s rogue mutant Wolverine and the tear-inducing story of Jean Valjean. They share imprisonment, a penchant for rebellion, and a fondness for avoiding the barber.
With this… Continue reading Moviefone Mash: Mutants Meet French Revolutionaries in 'Les Wolverine' (VIDEO)
What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? ‘The Host’ is the next epic love story from the creato… Read More
“The Host” isn’t Max Irons’s first go-round at otherworldly romance or a tween-friendly love triangle: The actor (whose father is Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons), was previously in “Red Riding Hood.”
This time around, however, he isn’t dealing with… Continue reading Max Irons, 'The Host' Star, on Fainting Spells, Driving Skills, and Fighting Off the French Hordes
In this week’s column, we offer alternative viewing choices for your weekend viewing pleasure, plus a roundup of the past week’s distribution deals.
Melancholia. The latest feature from controversial director Lars von Trier has been dividing audiences since it premired at the Cannes film festival a few months ago. Kirsten Dunst stars as a newlywed suffering from depression, even as a new planet is discovered to be… Continue reading Indie Insights: End of the World ‘Melancholia,’ French ‘Unforgivable,’ Sexy ‘London Boulevard’
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If Criterion were ever to release an edition of the Arnold Schwarzenegger / Danny… Continue reading Criterion Corner: September Releases Deliver Sex, Death, And French People