Previews: Rambo: Last Blood Trailer, Ad Astra, More!

An abundance of film-related goodness in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Rambo: Last Blood trailer, Ad Astra, Marriage Story, and more… Rambo: Last Blood Trailer Here is the latest Rambo: Last Blood trailer. Sylvester Stallone returns as iconic action hero John Rambo. The film, purportedly the last in the series which began in 1982, sees Rambo confront […]

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Film Review: Tale of Tales

Director Matteo Garrone sumptuously depicts gothic stories in Tale of Tales. Both amusing and horrifying, Garrone captures the essence of the genre. In one of the kingdoms, the Queen is desperate for a child, and will sacrifice anything to achieve this. In another, a King becomes obsessed by a flea. In a third, a King is enchanted by a beautiful […]

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Film Review: Trance

With abundant twists and turns, Danny Boyle’s psychological thriller Trance is absorbing and unpredictable. Auctioneer Simon is taught the protocol in case of a heist at the prestigious auction house where he works. When an attempt is made to steal a valuable painting, Simon follows the routine. A run in with the criminals leaves him unable to remember what happened, […]

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Trailer Round-Up

While the Oscar-nominated films may already be out or due for imminent release, there are plenty of films still to look forward to this year… Trance [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=aKdm-5gbtgo[/youtube] Following 2010’s immensely tense 127 Hours, Danny Boyle returns with Trance. The film is a psychological thriller featuring an art auctioneer, a missing painting, a hypnotherapist and a criminal gang. Starring James McAvoy, […]

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Film Review: The Monk

The Monk is one of those films that fall into the guilty pleasure category. Director Dominik Moll provides an entertaining ninety minutes of filmmaking. Left on the doorstop of a monastery as a baby, Ambrosio is raised by the monks. Taking his vows as an adult, Capucin Ambrosio is well respected by his brothers at the monastery and the surrounding […]

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A Dangerous Method Trailer

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vu6la4_-bI[/youtube] Here is the trailer for David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method, an adaptation of Christopher Hampton’s play about the relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. The film, starring Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Vincent Cassel, due for release in the UK on 10th February 2012.

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Film Review: Black Swan

Psychological thriller Black Swan is an aural and visual feast. Despite the tension generated, the film is let down by the lack of depth, thematically speaking. Ballet dancer Nina hopes to get the lead role in a new production of Swan Lake. She faces competition from new dancer Lilly, as well as the reservations of director Thomas. As she gets […]

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