Moviefone’s Pick of the Week“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”What’s It About? This documentary looks at Jiro Ono, a sushi chef in his mid-80s, who is regarded as the best in the world.See It Because: Ono is a fascinating character, and the movie’s approach to his food preparation is meditative and hypnotic (plus, the film will make you really hungry).
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The trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” has finally arrived.
The spaghetti Western follows the titular lead Django (the “D” is silent), played by Jamie Foxx, and a bounty hunter named Schultz (Christopher Waltz) who have teamed up to seek revenge on plantation owner, Calvin Candie (DiCaprio).
Recently, Foxx described his cowboy character as a combination of “Richard Roundtree [Shaft] meets Clint Eastwood.”
Tarantino’s upcoming film has already had its fair share of… Continue reading 'Django Unchained' Trailer: 'The 'D' Is Silent' (VIDEO)
It looks like not everyone loves “The Artist.” According to the Telegraph, a “small number” of Liverpool filmgoers were so surprised to find that the Best Picture frontrunner was silent, they demanded their money back.
“I thought it was really funny and laughed,” Nicola Shearer, a 25-year-old Liverpool resident going to see “The Artist” told the Telegraph after being reminded by theater personnel that the film was silent. “Of course, I… Continue reading 'The Artist' Refunds: Liverpool Ticket Buyers Unhappy After Discovering Oscar Favorite Is Silent
Review in a Hurry: It seems counter-intuitive that in this day and age, one of the biggest crowd-pleasers of the season would be a silent movie. Yet Michel Hazanavicius‘ tale of a fictional silent-movie star dealing with the prospect of his own obsolescence, done in a style most… Continue reading Movie Review: In a Season of Blockbusters, Don't Overlook the Silent Artist
Fun fact: the first in-person interview I ever did was with director Michael J. Bassett. Not only did I have the nervousness of it being my first interview, I also hadn’t prepared for it at all because, until 3 minutes before I did it, I had no idea I was even doing an interview. Long story involving me ordering a Screwdriver at 11am short, one of… Continue reading 'Silent Hill: Revelation' Director Promises to Stay True to the Original Games and the First Film