The State of the Race: Likability

Whenever I hit the “like” button on Facebook, or one of the hundreds of sites I visit every day that is connected back to Facebook, I always feel my primate roots rising up: pretty shiny thing? I LIKE it. I like it, I press a button that expresses how I feel. What has...
Posted On 07 Dec 2010

Casino Jack, 3 new clips

Inspired by true events that are too over-the-top for even the wildest imaginations to conjure, CASINO JACK lays bare the wild excesses and escapades of Jack Abramoff. Aided by his business partner Michael Scanlon (Barry Pepper), Jack parlays his clout over some of the...
Posted On 07 Dec 2010

Podcast Interview: Olivia Williams talks about The Ghost Writer

In the wake this week’s sweep of the European Film Awards by The Ghost Writer, Roman Polanski’s political thriller continues to regain traction from the slippery circumstances that seemed to be clouding its prospects earlier this year. The EFA doesn’t have...
Posted On 07 Dec 2010

Mindbending & harrowing Blu-rays of the day

Among today’s new releases on Blu-ray and DVD are three mindbenders from masters Christopher Nolan, Guillermo del Toro and David Cronenberg. Inception, Cronos and Videodrome are especially noteworthy additions in high-def because of the cinematography of Wally Pfister (The...
Posted On 07 Dec 2010

Black Swan set for wide release Dec. 22

After Black Swan’s spectacular reception opening weekend we named 19 cities where moviegoers will be lucky enough to see the the film’s 2nd week expansion to 70 screens. ComingSoon now tells us that Fox Searchlight plans to spread the platform faster than previously...
Posted On 07 Dec 2010