Who’s your favorite Best Actor Oscar winner of the 1990s: Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hanks, Al Pacino … ? [Poll]

Who’s your favorite Best Actor Oscar winner of the 1990s: Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hanks, Al Pacino … ? [Poll] The Best Actor Oscar winners of the 1990s include some of the most legendary actors in film history, like Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Tom Hanks and Jack Nicholson. We’ve also seen actors springboard ...

‘American Animals’: A Real Life Heist Steals From Tired Clichés [Sundance Review]

The most any one of us will ever know about pulling off a heist in real-life would be relegated to the movies we’ve seen. Classics such as “Dog Day Afternoon,” “Ocean’s Eleven,” “The Sting,” “The ...

'Hangman': Film Review

'Hangman': Film Review Plenty of former A-list actors — including Bruce Willis, Nicolas Cage and Antonio Banderas — have succumbed to the lure of easy paychecks in direct-to-video thrillers produced by Saban Films. But it's ...

Gff shines spotlight on Ireland and Baltics by Amber Wilkinson - 2017-11-28 12:49:32

Al Pacino as Sonny Wortzig in Dog Day Afternoon The Glasgow Film Festival has announced today that they will showcase new cinema from Ireland and the Baltics in their 14th edition. The festival, ...

Scarecrow

We’re on the road again with a pair of eccentric new-age hobos, the kind that just can’t hack it in polite society. Gene Hackman and Al Pacino’s conflicting acting styles get a workout in Jerry ...

Spike Lee Reveals The Connection Between ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ & ‘Inside Man’

When it comes to the cinematic universes, Spike Lee was playing that game well before Marvel. The director has long threaded his characters through multiple films, mostly serving as Easter eggs to ...

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Shows That Spike Lee’s Still Pissed About the ‘Malcolm X’ Oscars Loss

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Shows That Spike Lee’s Still Pissed About the ‘Malcolm X’ Oscars Loss Spike Lee is not one to let sleeping dogs lie. Not only is the outspoken writer and director ready to remake classic films, but he’s also willing to revisit his own work. And in updating his old work ...

Canon Of Film: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (1974)

In this week’s edition of Canon Of Film, we take a look Sidney Lumet‘s hypnotic ‘Murder on the Orient Express‘ just in time for the release of Kenneth Branagh‘s remake of the same name. For the story ...

The Movie Within Mindhunter Is More Important Than You Think

Image Source: Netflix In the premiere episode of Netflix's new drama, Mindhunter, FBI special agent Holden Ford takes his would-be girlfriend, Debbie, to a screening of Dog Day Afternoon, an ...

Pain Pays the Income of Each Precious Thing: Stanley Kubrick's "Barry Lyndon"

“For an intellectual product of any value to exert an immediate influence which shall also be deep and lasting, it must rest on an inner harmony, yes, an affinity, between the personal destiny of its ...

61st BFI London Film Festival Review – Good Time (2017)

Good Time, 2017. Directed by Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie. Starring Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Taliah Webster, Buddy Duress and Barkhad Abdie. Synopsis: Brothers Connie ...

The 1970s – The Best Era In Cinema History?

Tom Jolliffe on the 1970s and why it is the best era in cinema history… There will always be a great deal of debate about the best era for cinema. For my two cents I’ll say with a great deal of ...

Toronto Film Review: Margot Robbie in ‘I, Tonya’

Toronto Film Review: Margot Robbie in ‘I, Tonya’ “I, Tonya,” a riff on the Tonya Harding saga starring Margot Robbie as the infamous figure skater the whole world decided it loved to hate, is a fresh, chancy, and wickedly enjoyable movie. It’s ...

Interview: Dan Bush

Earlier this month I had the gracious opportunity to interview director Dan Bush – best known for 2007’s The Signal and 2014’s The Reconstruction of William Zero. Bush’s most recent work – The Vault – ...

The Five Worst Movies Al Pacino Has Ever Been In

Al Pacino is an American actor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who was born in Manhattan, New York City, on April 25, 1940. As he has a career that spans five decades he has appeared in many successful ...

Navot Papushado & Aharon Keshales To Helm ‘Ambulance’

Navot Papushado & Aharon Keshales To Helm ‘Ambulance’ Exclusive: Navot Papushado & Aharon Keshales have been set to direct Ambulance, the Good Universe/Mythology Entertainment remake of the 2005 Danish film Ambulancen. The filmmakers, who come from ...

These Guys Were Almost Han Solo in Star Wars, Not Harrison Ford

These Guys Were Almost Han Solo in Star Wars, Not Harrison Ford When Lucasfilm announced plans for a standalone Han Solo prequel, there didn't seem to be an actor in Hollywood who didn't want a crack at playing the younger version of the character made famous by ...

Movie Poster of the Week: New York in the 70s —The Lesser Known Films

Two weeks ago I wrote about Film Forum’s retrospective of New York in the 70s and collected all the Polish posters I could find for the best known films in the series. This week I want to concentrate ...

How ‘Jaws’ Forever Changed the Modern Day Blockbuster — And What Today’s Examples Could Learn From It

How ‘Jaws’ Forever Changed the Modern Day Blockbuster — And What Today’s Examples Could Learn From It The original trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” hardly hinted at the industry-changing blockbuster it was ultimately selling, instead playing up some serious melodrama (“it is as if God created the ...

Will Netflix's Okja Be This Summer's Stranger Things?

Will Netflix's Okja Be This Summer's Stranger Things? Will Okja be this summer's big phenomenon that everyone is waiting for? Quite possibly we're looking at the next Stranger Things, which took last summer by storm. If Netflix's dominance in the ...

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