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Under Review: ‘Ondine’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Based on mysterious selkie mythology, this film is difficult to follow, hard to understand and just plain odd. Yes, there are parts that are beautifully produced with an intense performance by Colin Farrell as Syracuse. However, I couldn’t understand some of the word[...]

Two Clips from ‘Ondine’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — “Ondine” tells the story of an Irish fisherman, Syracuse (Colin Farrell), who catches a beautiful woman named Ondine (Alicja Bachleda) in his nets. Syracuse’s young daughter believes Ondine is a mermaid, but to Syracuse, it doesn’t matter who[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Ondine’

— by RACHEL COYNE — Even though I’ve never been an avid follower of Colin Farrell’s career, I wouldn’t have pegged him for the fantasy movie type. Most actors who don’t already have a career steeped in this sort of lighter fare usually go the family-friendly route when they want [...]

Daredevil Next Up for Reboot Treatment

— by SEAN GERSKI — It’s a idea that’s been bandied about for a while now, but Mike Fleming of Deadline Hollywood (the site that covers Marvel better than anyone) is reporting that the gears are majorly in motion for the “Daredevil” reboot to get under way[...]

Under Review: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Heath Ledger’s death turned heads back in January of last year; just a couple months before the release of the hyped “The Dark Knight,” in which Ledger played the iconic Batman villain, The Joker — for which he later won an Oscar (becoming[...]

A Featurette from ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is a fantastical morality tale, set in the present day. It tells the story of Dr. Parnassus (Christopher Plummer) and his extraordinary Imaginarium, a travelling show where members of the audience get an irresistible[...]

Under Review: ‘Crazy Heart’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — There is something about the underdog that makes the idea so popular; perhaps it’s because anyone can relate to these world-weary warriors or perhaps it’s just because it makes good cinema. Last year, “The Wrestler” earned acclaim for[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Crazy Heart’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I like Jeff Bridges. He was one of the reasons that I enjoyed “The Men Who Stare at Goats.” What reaction did I get when I first watched the trailer to “Crazy Heart”? Pure delight. The outstanding actor’s filmography[...]

Eight Clips From ‘The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Heath Ledger earned acclaim for his performance in “The Dark Knight,” but before his death, he was working on yet another film called “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus.” “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus” follows the story of Dr. Parnassus[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Triage’

— by TOM ELCE — Director Danis Tanovic’s upcoming film Triage focuses on a photojournalist returning home from a dangerous mission in Kurdistan and the mystery — being investigated by his wife — of why his homecoming was without his colleague. The movie stars Colin[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

— by TOM ELCE — Just when it looked like director Terry Gilliam had another “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” on his hands following the death, mid-production, of lead Heath Ledger, a trio of stars (Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell) arrived on-scene to get the[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Terry Gilliam (of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “The Brothers Grimm”) is known for directing offbeat, fantastical films, and based on this poster, “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is no exception. In the movie[...]