Posts Tagged ‘Diane Kruger’

Review: Marlowe

— by WILLIAM STERR — Let me introduce you to something interesting. We’ll call it “The Case of Three Marlowes.” Once upon a time in California, way back in 1939, a detective fiction writer by the name of Raymond Chandler, published a novel, “Farewell, My Lovely,” featuring the [...]

Review: Disorder

— by RON WILKINSON — Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger are fun to watch in this simmering pot-boiler wannabe, but, as in meditation, one waits and waits and then … nothing. Schoenaerts plays Foreign Legion Afghanistan veteran Vincent Loreau, apparently an elite soldier who has retu[...]

Review: The Infiltrator

— by RON WILKINSON — Emerging director Brad Furman grabbed the gold ring with this bit of fantastic casting starring Bryan Cranston from the smash “Breaking Bad” series. The BB Cranston was a bad guy playing a good guy. In this flick, he is a good guy playing a bad guy. As it turns o[...]

Review: The Galapagos Affair

— by BEV QUESTAD — Ever get so disgusted with the government that you would like to branch out, so to speak, to your own uninhabited island? This is the way it was in 1929 for two Germans, Friedrich Ritter and Dore Strauch. They were totally disillusioned with society, calling it “a hu[...]

The Host: Two New Trailers

— by CHERRY BELL — On the heels of a very successful teen driven saga (“The Twilight Saga”), Stephenie Meyers’ second book-to-film adaptation — “The Host” starring Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger and William Hurt — is picking up mom[...]

Trailer: The Host

— by ADAM POYNTER — I don’t think it’s a coincidence that Stephenie Meyers second book-to-film adaptation’s first full-length trailer is being released the same week “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” — the conclusion to the Twilight movie franchise — opens i[...]

Poster: The Host

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The teaser trailer was released not too long ago for the film adaptation of “The Host,” from the novel by Stephenie Meyer, and the official poster has now come out. The poster features Saoirse Ronan, who plays the title character Melanie [...]

Teaser Trailer: The Host

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” is due for a November theatrical release and author Stephenie Meyer has another film adaptation coming to the big screen on March 29, 2013, with “The Host.” This time, Meyer steers cle[...]

Benoît Jacquot’s ‘Farewell, My Queen’ to Open Berlinale

The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival will open at the Berlinale Palast Feb. 9 with the world premiere of the period drama “Farewell, My Queen” (“Les Adieux à la reine”), which features such international stars as Diane Kruger (“Inglourious Basterds”), Léa[...]

Under Review: Unknown

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Liam Neeson has always been a likeable actor. Known mostly for dramas, three years ago he shocked audiences with his hard-edged portrayal of a vengeful father in the film “Taken.” Because of his outwardly kind demeanor and methodic voice, up until the Pierre[...]

Four Clips from ‘Mrs. Nobody’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Based on these clips from the fantasy romance “Mr. Nobody,” the tagline “Nothing is real, everything is possible” seems particularly fitting. The off-the-wall, fantastical tale centers on Nemo Nobody (Jared Leto), a man who wakes up one day only to discover the[...]

Neoclassics Films Brings ‘L’Affaire Farewell’ to U.S.

Canadian-based Neoclassics Films has acquired all U.S. rights to the international hit thriller “L’Affaire Farewell” from Pathé International. A film by Christian Carion, whose “Merry Christmas” was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 2006, and[...]

‘Green Lantern’ Coming Into Focus?

— by CAM SMITH — With the casting of Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, and both Chris Cooper and Jackie Earle Haley currently being rumored to be frontrunners for the malevolent Sinestro, DC’s “Green Lantern” is, it seems, slowly beginning to take shape. Though the production has yet[...]