As any Sundance veteran can tell you, the best way to start the festival is with a series of movies about depressed artistic types who don’t know what to do with their lives. You have to plan carefully, too, because on average only about 80 of the films that screen here match that description.
I started my 2012 Sundance with This Must Be the Place, Hello
Keeping in line with the newly-minted tearjerker movie series, W Magazine sat down with Hollywood’s biggest stars to reveal which movies made them cry.
Some are as you’d expect: a young James Franco watching “Steel Magnolias” over and over again. Others less so: Colin Firth falling to pieces over “Dumbo.” Either way, it’s a real joy to watch — no, really!
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For Steven Soderbergh, directing “Haywire” was a way to alleviate some frustrations he felt as a filmgoer. “Why aren’t action movies beautiful?” Soderbergh said following a sold-out screening of his new film at Lincoln Center on Tuesday night. “I see a lot of action films that I think are good action films, but they aren’t beautiful to look at. That just doesn’t make sense to me.” To correct this industry… Continue reading 'Haywire': Steven Soderbergh Talks Gina Carano, 'Beautiful' Action Movies At Lincoln Center Screening
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Zoe Bell
On the List Because: It’s about time Hansel and Gretel grew up and became badasses. Plus, we’re liking Jeremy Renner as an action hero, and Gemma Arterton (Prince of Persia, Quantum of Solace) certainly knows her way around a fight scene or several.… Continue reading Our 35 Most Anticipated Movies of 2012
Looking to internet piracy as any kind of indication of movie quality will not get you far — it’s kind of like asking what’s the most elegant boxed wine — but 2011 was a melting pot of tastes and preferences and this, apparently, extends to illegal movie downloading, too. There’s a movie about cars, a buddy comedy with a chain-smoking monkey and a hammer-wielding action flick… Continue reading Pirated Movies 2011: 'Fast Five,' 'The Hangover Part II'