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A Dangerous Method Hits the London Film Fest

When Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen, and David Cronenberg appear in a photo together I feel it is my duty to show it you, dear readers.  They are in London promoting Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method, an intriguing film about Freud, Jung…

Knightley Unleashes Fury: A Dangerous Method

Like many of the great David Cronenberg's films, A Dangerous Method keeps you at an arm's length as it dives into the world of the perverse and the key forces that shaped how we think about our own subconscious, our dreams, our sexual…

Cronenberg and Mortensen Together Again

Reader Jon tips us off to the news that Viggo Mortensen has replaced Christoph Waltz in Cronenberg's new film, The Talking Cure, based on the Christopher Hampton play. The Dark Horizons, via DHD, says that Mortensen will play Sigmund…

The Road’s Last Minute Rally

Gold Derby posts this Oliver Stone mention for the John Hillcoat epic: Oliver Stone, who directed a previous Oscar best picture ("Platoon"), is cheering on "The Road" as it jockeys for a spot in the top 10 of the current derby ‚Äî plus…

The Road in color

(click to enlarge) Maybe not as artfully stark as the pair of monochrome teasers we saw in September, and there's probably more color popping in these two posters than there is in the entire metallic-palette movie. But this isn't the…

The Road, trailer 2

Remarkably faithful to the novel, down to the most desolate detail. What impresses me most about the production design is the endless ashen sensation of terrible majesty. It's as if the whole world has become the ruins of the…

Informant! Reviews from Venice and The Actors

Word is coming from various outlets, including Screendaily, and Empire. Guy Lodge at InContention also has a review up.¬† It's time to take a quick look at how Best Actor is shaping up so far. Leaving out those who have yet to make an…

The Road posters

(click to enlarge) As gracefully framed in their own way as the equally potent poster for The White Ribbon. UPDATE: Now a matching set, with the flipside of the cataclysm coin. "Call it, friendo."

The Road: downbeat clips & upbeat reviews

The Time Online says, "the rumourmongers were wrong ‚Äî Hillcoat‚Äôs vision is forthright and brutal." Post-apocalyptic cinema ‚Äî from Mad Max to Twelve Monkeys to Children of Men ‚Äî has proved time and again that there is nothing…

The Road trailer

Those who know the book will see things in this trailer that Cormac McCarthy never explicitly described. It's my understanding, from the feature article in Esquire we posted a few days ago, that the movie doesn't show them either. So…