POSTED // Sep 6,2013 - At last, the summer movie season is over. For those who found themselves frustrated by a nonstop parade of superhero fantasies, apocalyptic extravaganzas and boneheaded comedies, there’s a feeling in the air
POSTED // Aug 26,2013 - There are any number of ways you can start a new endeavor. You can “soft launch” to slowly build interest and word of mouth. You can go sensibly mid-size. But you rarely expect that, from the outset, the thing is going to be huge.
POSTED // Aug 23,2013 - More than 40 years into Woody Allen’s filmmaking career, it’s still somewhat disorienting when he bypasses most overt comedy and fantastical premises for a straightforward character study like Sweet & Lowdown.
POSTED // Aug 16,2013 - Thanks to a lawsuit challenging The Weinstein Company’s right to use the title The Butler—one that, depending on your sympathies, is either “protecting intellectual property” or “typical petty Hollywood dick-swinging”
POSTED // Aug 9,2013 - It’s a little bit silly to talk about a science-fiction film like Elysium being an allegory, because that’s almost a tautology; at its core, all science-fiction and fantasy is fundamentally allegory.