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Brighton Rock, poster parallels

| August 22, 2010 | 21 Comments

Thanks to Hunter for noting the poster for Rowan Joffe’s remake of Graham Greene’s 1947 noir classic, released in the US as Young Scarface. Sam Riley takes on the role of Pinkie Brown (originated by Richard Attenborough) a small-town hooligan who goes nutters after he marries a naive waitress... (Read More)

Most Anticipated Films of Oscar Season 2010

| August 21, 2010 | 96 Comments

With the Toronto and Venice Film Festivals looming on the calendar, dozens of the year’s best films will tumble out of the pipeline over the next 4 months. We know enough about most of these to make educated guesses about their chances, and most of us have already assembled... (Read More)

Travers tweets ravelette* for The Social Network

| August 21, 2010 | 49 Comments

Peter Travers, via twitter: “David Fincher‚Äôs Social Network is the 1st film I’ve given **** in 2010. It‚Äôs the movie of the year that also brilliantly defines the decade.” (Travers ranks 5th in the unscientific poll we conducted last week, teasing out the top critics to find the “10... (Read More)

Another Year Trailer

| August 20, 2010 | 39 Comments

The Guardian posted a world exclusive for the trailer for Another Year. You can watch the high quality version over there. Here is a somewhat lower quality version that just hit YouTube: Another Year was easily the best and most memorable film I saw out of Cannes.¬† It resonates... (Read More)

Help Me!

| August 20, 2010 | 9 Comments

Answer 4 tingly little riddles on the viral marketing site for Let me In, and unlock the key to 5 seriously disturbing high res stills. This shot of Chloe Moretz as Abby strikes me with her creepy connection to another kid consumed by evil 37 years ago.

Max von Sydow joins The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo?

| August 20, 2010 | 25 Comments

It’s been everybody’s easiest fantasy-casting draft to fill for months and screencrave says this perfect fit might be close to happening. The casting for David Fincher‚Äôs adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is speeding up. Now that we know who‚Äôll play the coveted role of Lisbeth (Rooney... (Read More)