In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of the century: kidnapping one of the richest men in the world, the heir of the Heineken beer empire (Anthony Hopkins). The shocking capture –by gunpoint in broad daylight on the streets of Amsterdam–resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for a kidnapped individual. […]
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Call me crazy (no pun intended), but every time I look at the title of this film, its poster art and the fact that it stars Ben Kingsley, I just get Shutter Island on the brain. Is that fair to typecast this film instantly like that? I don’t think it is, but I can’t help the […]
Now here’s a film I have heard a lot good things about and I’m overjoyed today to learn it’s coming out on Blu-ray so soon next month. But I say bring it on! So here’s the deal. Millennium Entertainment is proud to announce that audiences can take home the gothic thriller, Stonehearst Asylum, on DVD and […]
Ever see something so confusing that looks so mind-bending that you just had to see it with your own eyes despite what your better judgment and gut told you? Well, that’s exactly how I felt about Cloud Atlas and its many bizarre, but very bold and ambitious trailers out there. Much like the story within […]
Watch us on National Public Television – check your local listing for show times! Kevin, Liz and Aaron review this visually unique movie about two worlds and their star-crossed lovers.
For all the sequels and blockbuster we have gotten this year, an ambitious, high-budgeted, semi-independent film has certainly tried to push itself to the top as well. Cloud Atlas is one of the more unique films I have seen this year, as it not only swaps between six different storylines, but six different time periods, […]
When I heard that there was a new Peter Weir movie that starred Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, and Mark Strong I was immediately interested. What made it even more appealing was when I heard that the The Way Back was also a prison escape movie which sealed the deal. I then discovered that our own […]
Given that The Way Back has had practically no marketing going for it, despite opening in several hundred theaters this weekend, I should probably explain what it is pretty quickly. This is a film, based on a true story, about a group of men escaping a Siberian prison, during World War II, and walking a […]
A fairly standard adventure story about a plucky, young hero embarking on a quest to save those he cares for, aided by his friends while acquiring new skills and learning some lessons along the way. Like other, similar films, this one is based on a bestselling series of novels, but what separates it is the […]