New Trailer for Disney’s Wonderful New Animated film Frozen

Although I’m bound by an embargo and can’t really talk about Frozen, what I can say is that it is a film that smart young women will love.
Posted On 17 Oct 2013

Gurus of Gold post New York Film Fest

David Poland, over at Movie City News, has divided up the predictions into “seen” and “unseen.” I know, shocker. What, predicting movies people have actually seen?  Gravity lands on top for the second time since the Gurus began.   It appears, at this stage...
Posted On 17 Oct 2013

12 Years a Slave’s Rave Reviews

> Now that 12 Years a Slave is about to open in theaters, the reviews are pouring in. With a Metacritic score so far of 93, 12 Years a Slave, were it not the tinyest bit divisive, would pass Gravity’s score of 96. But there is a small minority of critics who drag it down....
Posted On 17 Oct 2013

Alfonso Cuarón and the Cinematic Precipice

A short compilation by Jorge Gonzalez Diaz. WHAT IS CINEMA?: Alfonso Cuarón and the Cinematic Precipice from Jorge Gonzalez Diaz on Vimeo.
Posted On 17 Oct 2013

Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel

Gorgeous poster after the cut.
Posted On 17 Oct 2013

AFI Fest Adds Lone Survivor, August: Osage County and the Last Emperor 3D

Full list of the AFI fest: SAVING MR. BANKS – The extraordinary, untold story of how Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and author P. L. Travers (Emma Thompson) proceed to turn her novel into the film MARY POPPINS. DIR John Lee Hancock. SCR Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith. CAST Tom Hanks, Colin...
Posted On 17 Oct 2013

London Film Festival: Eastern Boys & The Selfish Giant

My stay here in London has so far been comprised of long stretches of business, punctuated by curious moments of inactivity. This morning was one of the latter. Three films today, all squeezed in to a mere few hours, with the first, Robin Campillo’s Eastern Boys, kicking off at...