Gran Torino trailer

High Def Apple trailer.
Posted On 24 Oct 2008

The Oscar Eye Has Dark Knight at Number One

So, Erik Childress, who runs the Oscar Eye, puts films on his list that he’s seen – so he isn’t make blind predictions, which probably explains why his first five for Best Picture look like this: 1. The Dark Knight ‚Äì Top grosser of the year and embraced by...

We’ll Be Watching Angelina, Says AO Scott

The NY Times’ Scott on Changeling: Toward the end of Clint Eastwood‚Äôs ‚ÄúChangeling,‚Äù in what is perhaps the only lighthearted scene in this rigorously somber film, Christine Collins, the heroine, is invited by some of her phone company co-workers, and then by her boss,...

Doubt Moves in to Replace The Soloist

Tom O’Neil got a scoop, a Scott Rudin scoop, when attending a special screening for Doubt. In case you missed it, The Soloist was pushed to 2009 and thus, they had no shot but to pull it from the AFI fest lineup. That giant hole has not been filled, though producer Scott...

Synecdoche, New York reviews

Many of you will see Synecdoche today or sometime soon. Here are a few reviews to open a discussion for anyone who needs to talk it out. Manohla Dargis, The New York Times: To say that Charlie Kaufman’s “Synecdoche, New York” is one of the best films of the year or even one...
Posted On 24 Oct 2008

Qu’est-ce que c’est Quantum of Solace

(enlarging device enabled) Three smouldering French posters for Quantum of Solace make the grumpy American version look like The Out-of-Towners.
Posted On 24 Oct 2008

30 Rock, season 3 premiere

The season three premiere of 30 Rock airs Oct. 30 — but why wait, when you can see it now on the NBC website, interrupted 5 times by abrupt and clumsily inserted ads for Dodge Ram trucks. But it’s worth the aggravation.
Posted On 24 Oct 2008

More Hardcore Wedding Porn

On the heels of Rachel Getting Married and Bride Wars, Anne Hathaway continues to make a career out of every possible stage of matrimony with the newly revived rom-com, The Fiancé. Monsters and Critics reports: In the film, Hathaway handles the role of a woman with a life crisis...
Posted On 24 Oct 2008

Crazy like a Fox exec.

In a Variety article entitled (with no apparent sarcasm) “Fox finesses release schedule,” we learn that 20th Century Fox has been busy moving movies around on its release schedule like an intricate game of chess — even though the pieces are mostly checkers....
Posted On 24 Oct 2008

I’ve Loved You So Long

Winner of two awards for director Phiippe Claudel at the Berlin Film Festiva, I’ve Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime) opens tomorrow in limited US release. Most of the buzz is for Kristen Scott Thomas to possibly occupy this year’s Away From Her...
Posted On 24 Oct 2008