It wouldn’t be Oscar season without a Colin Firth drama and since his Coens-scripted Gambit got pushed to 2013 we’ve got another film taking its place. While it doesn’t have distribution yet, Arthur Newman premieres at Toronto and the first still has been released, which one can see The King’s Speech Oscar-winner embracing Emily Blunt. The Dante Ariola film finds Firth as “a depressed divorce faking his own death and adopting a new identity,” who then “meets a troubled young woman (Blunt) who spurs him on to new heights of playacting during a cross-country spree of life-swapping and bed-hopping.”
We’ve also got the first look at Nick Cassavetes‘ latest drama, Yellow. Toplined by Sienna Miller, the looks to be quite a departe for the director who is coming off My Sister’s Keeper. Described as a “wildly inventive and visually dazzling head-trip,” the film follows “a young substitute teacher who escapes from her drudging everyday life by fantasizing bizarre parallel realities.” Check out the looks below for the film also starring Gena Rowlands, Ray Liotta, David Morse, Lucy Punch, Max Theoriot, Riley Keough, Daveigh Chase, Heather Wahlquist and Melanie Griffith.
TIFF kicks off on September 6th.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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