Trailer: Sin City 2 (A Dame To Kill For)

It has been inching towards a decade since Robert Rodriguez’s no shades of grey comic book noir Sin City hit theatres. I recall the trailer for the 2005 film quite well, as it was cut with skill, verve, and rhythm. Here, the trailer for A Dame To Kill for, seems to only serve the purpose to remind us of the property and those few characters who survived...

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Cinecast Episode 339 – Well, There it Is.

What does a 30 year old Oscar winner, a critically panned melodrama and the shocking death of a fine actor all have in common? They form the basis for discussion on this weeks Cinecast. Andrew & Kurt look back at the multitudinous highlights of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s career, each offering a top performance list. We then dive deep into the 1984...

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Trailer: Spike Lee’s Oldboy

Here comes Spike Lee’s remake of Park Chan-Wook’s crazy, ultra-violent comic book flick Oldboy. The fans of the original are legion, for many it was a key introduction to South Korean cinema in the early 2000s, and there has already been a fairly large debate as to what this remake can amount to. But never count out Spike Lee, whose only truly...

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Trailer: Men in Black (Cubed)

By the time you get up to the second sequel or more, you either have to go to Europe or go back in time. It appears that Men In Black 3 has chosen the latter route. The wacky-deadpan tone of things, the signature of the series, can easily support such an easy choice; as evidenced by Josh Brolin playing a young Tommy Lee Jones in the 1960s. Does anyone have any...

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Review: True Grit (2010)

Director: Joel and Ethan Coen (Raising Arizona, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, A Serious Man) Novel: Charles Portis Screenplay: Joel and Ethan Coen Producers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Scott Rudin Starring: Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper MPAA Rating: R Running time: 110 min. Tough to go any extended length of time knowing that a...

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