Review: ‘The Wedding Guest’ is a Meandering, Frustrating Thriller

Like the protagonist of his latest film, The Wedding Guest, Michael Winterbottom is a wanderer–cinematically, that is. There are few filmmakers in modern cinema who hop between genres quite like the ...

10+ Years Later: Code 46 Showed Us That We Are All Replicants

With a new Blade Runner film on the way later this year, it seems an appropriate time to revisit a certain overlooked 2003 film that is as close to a prequel to Ridley Scott's seminal clone-noir as ...

Horror Highlights: Funko’s Power Rangers Collectibles, On Story Radio Show, Drifter, Comet TV’s January Guide

"It's morphin' time!" Funko has released a new line of Pop! vinyl figures and Pocket Pop! Keychains based on the upcoming Power Rangers movie! Also in today's Highlights: second season details for the ...

11 Good Movies to Watch on Hulu in May 2016

That’s right. Hulu. I’m here to tell you that there’s a cinematic streaming goldmine available on Hulu that includes recent hits, older classics, domestic releases, and foreign imports. It’s even ...

Newish to DVD & Streaming. What will you make me watch?

It's that time again. If you missed it in theaters or merely want to revisit here are some newish options from the past couple of weeks or just now. New to DVD & BluRay • The Choice - In which ...

18 New Releases to Watch at Home This Week on Blu-ray/DVD

Welcome back to This Week In Discs where we check out tomorrow’s new releases today! No Way Out Tom Farrell (Kevin Costner) distinguishes himself as a Navy officer after a heroic act and is rewarded ...

Review: Synchronicity, Time Travel Is A Bastard

I never thought it would happen, but I have finally, personally, hit the wall with indie time travel flicks. Jacob Gentry's Synchronicity is not lacking in smarts or clockwork precision, but abjectly ...

High-Rise movie review: afterscape in the sky (#LFF2015)

Ben Wheatley takes on J.G. Ballard, and it’s a frustrating experience: visually striking but far too literal while aiming for the allegorical. I’m “biast” (pro): love Tom Hiddleston I’m “biast” ...

Fantasia 2015 Review: Time Travel Is A Bastard In Synchronicity

I never thought it would happen, but I have finally, personally, hit the wall with indie time travel flicks. Jacob Gentry's Synchronicity is not lacking in smarts or clockwork precision, but abjectly ...

Doctor Who series 8: In The Forest Of The Night spoiler-free review

Series 8's winning streak continues with a Frank Cottrell Boyce-penned episode that has a great deal to say... In The Forest Of The Night brings to an end a run of four Doctor Who series 8 episodes ...

The Railway Man review: a derailment on the line

Almost entirely ignores the amazing aspect of this true story that makes it worth telling, and even the very good performances point us in another direction than the intended one. I’m “biast” (pro): ...

Divergent | Review

Dissatisfaction: Burger Launches the Next Ya Dystopia to Unwieldy Lengths Director Neil Burger joins genre courting/sci-fi alum Andrew Niccol’s dip into the abscessed pool of the Ya cash cow with ...

The top 25 underappreciated films of 2004

Odd List Ryan Lambie Simon Brew 9 Jan 2014 - 06:25 We head back a decade to look at a few films that deserve more attention. Here’s our list of 25 underappreciated movies of 2004... Think back to ...

porn again? (The Look of Love review)

It’s more than a disappointment -- it’s a puzzlement. How did Michael Winterbottom, who’s made so many intriguing movies that veer well away from the cautious (Everyday, Code 46), make a film so ...

It's looking up for London as its skyscrapers crack Hollywood

Cinema's newfound interest in London's modern architectural landmarks demonstrates the UK capital's status as a global city For most of its history, Hollywood has been all over the skyscraper like a ...

Everyday (review)

One never knows what to expect from director Michael Winterbottom, which is why it’s always so exciting to hear he has a new film. Will it be science fiction, like the marvelous Code 46? Will it be ...

The Look of Love Movie Review

The Look of Love Movie Review Title: The Look of Love Director: Michael Winterbottom Starring: Steve Coogan, Anna Friel, Imogen Poots, Tamsin Egerton Michael Winterbottom is a filmmaker known for making movies that look and feel ...

Telluride Review: Michael Winterbottom’s ‘Everyday’ Is Uneven & Long, But Emotionally Rewarding

The ultra prolific British helmer Michael Winterbottom has now made twenty films since his debut, “Butterfly Kiss,” in 1995. His eclectic creative appetites and peripatetic energy has seen the ...

Watch: First Teaser Debuts For Michael Winterbottom's Toronto-Bound 'Everyday'

Michael Winterbottom is a predictably unpredictable filmmaker – always zigging when you think he's going to zag, and taking on material that is uniform only in the sense that it's always very ...

Director Michael Winterbottom on Creating Tess into Trishna!

Based on the classic Thomas Hardy novel Tess of the D’Ubervilles, acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom has re-imagined this tragic story as Trishna and setting it in modern day India. Synopsis: ...

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