Cinecast Episode 366 – Mermaid Mode

Cinecast Episode 366 – Mermaid Mode

Baffled by THE CONGRESS, nostalgic for SPLASH, and blinded by the healing power of music. This is the Cinecast, folks.

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Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Director: Bryan Singer (Valkyrie, Superman Returns, X-Men, X-Men 2: X-Men United) Screenplay: Simon Kinberg Producers: Simon Kinberg, Hutch Parker, Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page, Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin...

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Friday One Sheet: Fassbeth

Friday One Sheet:  Fassbeth

Click for larger The down in the trenches, grime-covered visage of handsome devil Michael Fassbender promises a visceral version of the Bard’s most easily digestible play: MacBeth. Sure I would love this to be Hamlet, but I’ll take a good old-fashioned fall-from-grace with Ms. Cotillard co-starring as his scheming wife. Either way, it is hard not to...

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Prometheus 2: King David

When all was done and said (and said, and said, and said) about Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel, my final conclusion was that the film was ultimately far more about Michael Fassbender’s David character, an inquisitive android who perhaps oversteps his bounds against his human creators, than Noomi Rapace’s Elizabeth Shaw (an altruistic human who...

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Cinecast Episode 327 – Building Gazebos

You might be interested in Kurt’s rather epic, “Kermode-ian,” Ender’s Game rant which tackles one of the key issues with modern blockbuster storytelling. He uses Gavin Hood’s slipshod execution and shading as a kind of Case Study in lazy storytelling and not realizing how rich the material one has at hand. But before that, there is...

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