NYFF Review: SECRET SUNSHINE

September 30, 2007

Secret Sunshine is an emotional tour de force, taking its audience to the heart of a mother’s worst fear and then following her ensuing descent into a vortex of depression, denial and ultimately, madness. Recently [click for more]

KARATE KID Remake On The Way

September 28, 2007

It looks like producer Jerry Weintraub is going back to the mat, overseeing a remake of the 1984 coming-of-age-while-kickin’-ass film The Karate Kid. Weintraub, who produced the original as well as its three sequels, is [click for more]

NYFF Review: BLADE RUNNER- THE FINAL CUT

September 28, 2007

Although it confused critics and audiences in its initial 1982 release, Ridley Scott’s science-fiction noir Blade Runner remains, a quarter of a century later, not only one of the most important films in the director’s [click for more]

NYFF Review: THE ORPHANAGE

September 28, 2007

While the Japanese have certainly overworked the spooky-ghost child meme for all it is worth over the last several years, there is still power in the tragic notion of a life full of potential being [click for more]

This Week’s Theatrical Releases.

September 27, 2007

1. The Kingdom (2,792 Theaters, Rated R): This is how I imagine a phone call during the planning stages of this movie went. STUDIO EXEC: Hey! Is this my star writer!WRITER: Yes, it’s me.EXEC: Great! [click for more]

NYFF Review: THE DARJEELING LIMITED

September 27, 2007

Director Wes Anderson seems to like putting dysfunctional family units into confined spaces and then sitting back to see what happens. The characters don’t have to be blood related, as are the inhabitants of the [click for more]

Trailer Park: SOUTHLAND TALES

September 23, 2007

Last week, we gave you a glimpse of Kevin Smith in Richard Kelly’s near-future social satire Southland Tales. Today, we give you the film’s trailer. If you don’t know that much about the film’s plot [click for more]

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