Movie Club Podcast #27: Naked Lunch and Tristram Shandy

T he Movie Club is back in session. Better late than never. This time, Kurt Halfyard moderates the show and is joined by Patrick Ripoll from The Director’s Club podcast, CriticalMassCast’s Corey Pierce and occasional contributor to Row Three Bob Turnbull from Eternal Sunshine of the Logical Mind discuss unorthodox adaptations of novels to screen by...

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Trailer: The Look of Love

Michael Winterbottom, as prolific as he is, has had a particular brand of commercial success in his collaborations with Steve Coogan. The latest one is a biopic of Paul Raymond, a UK entrepreuner who opened up the UK’s first strip club, had a publishing empire, and was at one point the richest man in Britain. The Look of Love has all the trappings of 24...

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Friday One Sheet: The Look of Love

Handsome. That is what I have to say about the new poster for Michael Winterbottom’s latest. This time a biopic about burlesque club owner Paul Raymond. You know when you put Coogan and Winterbottom together you get great cinema. You also get great posters. Note the other collaborations under the seat.      ...

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Trailer: Trishna

  Thomas Hardy is no stranger to Michael Winterbottom, this is his third kick at this particular can, the other two being The Claim, an loose adaptation of The Mayor of Casterbridge and Jude, an adaptation of Jude the Obscure. Trishna is a modern retelling of Tess of the d’Urbervilles, and while I didn’t love it (when I caught it at TIFF last...

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Movies We Watched

Sometimes we watch stuff that we want to talk just a little bit about, not a full review worth. These are those films. If any of the films reviewed are available on Netflix Instant Watch (US or Canada) or HuluPlus (US only), we’ll note that by putting a direct link below the capsule. Con Air 1997 USA. Director: Simon West. Starring: Nicolas Cage, John...

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