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September 12th, 2019 - 11:23 am § in Reviews

Review: Official Secrets

— by RON WILKINSON — When a narrative fiction film is made based on a true story there cannot be a surprise ending. The viewer knows where the movie starts and where it ends. The fun is seeing how it gets there. Good supporting work helps, but in this flick Keira Knightley does it all. [[...]

December 4th, 2018 - 12:14 pm § in Reviews

Review: Colette

— by BEV QUESTAD — Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette was once a charming, happy farm girl in the farmlands of France in the late 1800s. She is seduced by Willy, an older, dapper Parisian author and publisher. They set up married life in Paris where she learns that her new husband is a philandere[...]

January 7th, 2015 - 12:39 pm § in Reviews

Review: The Imitation Game

— by RON WILKINSON — Benedict Cumberbatch pounds out a fantastic performance as one of the greatest nerds of all time, Alan Turing, the inventor of one of the first digital computers. Although the computer itself, built in the legendary Bletchley Park encryption think tank, threatens to [...]

December 22nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm § in Reviews

Review: Anna Karenina

— by BEV QUESTAD — Part dance-musical, part Monty Python farce, part Shakespearean rendition on the “All the world’s a stage” theme, part melodrama and then a dollop of realistic tragedy makes “Anna Karenina” one ambitious experiment in art. But would Leo Tolstoy like it? With [...]

October 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm § in Posters & Trailers

Five Posters from Anna Karenina

— by ADAM POYNTER — Oscar-Nominated Director Joe Wright is back in his element with a new epic period film, “Anna Karenina,” that is based on the famed Leo Tolstoy novel of the same name that was released in 1877. Based on a novel like his previous movie, “Pride & Prejudice,[...]

February 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm § in Posters & Trailers

Trailer for Steve Carell’s Next Movie

— by ADAM POYNTER — Written and directed by novice filmmaker Lorene Scafaria and boasting an all star cast, “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” seems to have some off-beat dark humor mixed with a general sense of euphoria and Numbness. Set in the too-near[...]

May 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm § in Posters & Trailers

Trailer Talk: ‘Last Night’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Love is a complex emotion; you can feel it stronger at certain times than others. Common terms that are used liked “falling in love” or “not in love” describes how this emotion can change. The film “Last Night” tackles many of these feelings and how they c[...]

May 11th, 2011 - 1:50 am § in Clips, Features

The First Five Minutes of ‘Last Night’

— by SEAN GERSKI — In “Last Night,” a couple’s marriage is tested when each is put into a situation in which he or she is tempted to stray. The married couple is played by Sam Worthington and Keira Knightley, while the objects of temptation are played by Eva Mendes and [...]

April 25th, 2011 - 12:19 pm § in Features

A TV Spot from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

— by JESSICA MORALES — Mermaids, curses, treasures and pirates, oh my! That’s what this new ad for the fourth installment of the “Pirates of The Caribbean” is made of. Johnny Depp is back as Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides̶[...]

January 17th, 2011 - 1:21 pm § in News

‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Six Actresses up for Two Roles?

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — Heat Vision has reported that the following actresses are up for screen tests for two female lead roles in the upcoming Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises”: Keira Knightley, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, Kate Mara, Charlotte Riley and Gemma Arterton. The[...]

January 17th, 2011 - 11:45 am § in Features

A Featurette from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — They say some people are born to play a particular role. They said it about Chris Reeve’s Clark Kent/Superman, and they said it about Al Pacino’s Michael Corleone, and, most recently, I have heard people say it about Robert Downey Jr.s’ Tony Stark/Iron Man. Agr[...]

December 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm § in Posters & Trailers

Trailer Talk: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — I have a confession to make … one I hope you movie fans won’t hold too much against me. I slept through the majority of “Pirates of the Caribbean 2” and “3.” I saw “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl̶[...]

November 12th, 2010 - 7:56 pm § in News, Superheroes

Female Leads Being Lined Up for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’?

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — Recent news about the third and final Batman installment has been very limited. We learned a few weeks ago about the title and also that the Riddler will NOT be the villain of the movie. Back in October, it was reported that Tom Hardy had joined the cast[...]

November 11th, 2010 - 8:13 pm § in Posters & Trailers

Trailer Talk: ‘Last Night’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — In “Last Night,” Joanna (Keira Knightley) accompanies her husband Michael (“Avatar”‘s Sam Worthington) to a party where she meets his “new” coworker Laura (Eva Mendes). Joanna is upset because Michael has never mentioned Lau[...]