We review the highly anticipated – and long in development – Deadwood: The Movie!
In Bruges director Martin McDonagh’s bleak and comedic drama Three Billboards strikes perfect note.
McDonagh’s bleak and comedic drama strikes perfect note.
The lightweight, but fun Elmore Leonard adaptation Life of Crime should leave fans of the late author happy.
Life Of Crime Closing Night Gala Director: Daniel Schechter It’s been a long time since Elmore Leonard was treated well on the big screen. Back in those innocent iPod-free days of the 90s, the author’s books became brilliant crime comedies like Get Shorty, Jackie Brown, and Out of Sight. Since then things have been a […]
It might still have Steven Spielberg's trademark streak of sentimentality, but Lincoln might be the director's most satisfying historical drama to date,
Despite a turn towards the predictable and cliche after running out of great material an hour into the film, The Sessions still benefits from terrific performances from Helen Hunt and William H. Macy and a truly excellent one from the always underrated John Hawkes in the lead.
With the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival kicking off this Thursday, Dork Shelf begins their coverage of the Festival of Festivals with our look at Dredd 3D, The Sessions, Krivina, Rust and Bone, I Declare War, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and the huge opening night gala, Looper.
Contemporary film noir is often referred to as Neo-noir, since at least the historic reasons for the existence of noir (disenchantment with the establishment, post-war malaise, reaction against the “norm” of postwar America) seem no longer relevant. So to try and make a neo-noir film today, and to up the ante by using mannequins instead […]