With Sundance Film Festival launching exactly a month from today, we’ve got two more first looks, both for highly-anticipated features. First up, yet another story of Allen Ginsberg is hitting screens, this time with Daniel Radcliffe portraying the iconic beat poet in Kill Your Darlings.
Directed by John Krokidas, above one can see our lead alongside see rising star Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) as Lucien Carr, while Ben Foster plays William S. Burroughs and Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire) as a fitting Jack Kerouac. Also starring Michael C. Hall and Elizabeth Olsen, the film tells the story of a murder that brings the above four people closer.
We’ve also got a new look at one of the most ambitious projects hitting Park City, with Jane Campion‘s six-hour mystery drama Top of the Lake. Following one community’s search for a 12-year-old girl who, as it so happens, is five months pregnant, we already seen the first still but now another look has arrived, this time of Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss as the detective assigned to this case. Check out the still below via EW, who confirmed the project will be split into seven parts to air on the Sundance Channel this March.
Sundance Film Festival kicks off on January 17th, 2013.
Today marks the launch of our new recurring column, which dives into the cream of the crop when it comes to this week’s home releases, including Blu-ray and DVD, as well recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best films one can take home. Note that [...]
Note: The following piece contains spoilers for both Shadow of a Doubt and Stoker. Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt is already available on Blu-ray, as a component of the sizeable Hitchcock box-set that was released last October. This month, however, sees its individual, standalone release on the format, and the timing couldn’t be more [...]
After a recent New York screening of František Vláčil‘s Marketa Lazarová, my friend and fellow critic, Vadim Rizov, tweeted the following response: “Sheep God war men snow church blood swords ‘old crone’ justice grass wtf WTF UNCLE.” He certainly wasn’t alone in such a confused response. Lazarová — now out on Blu-ray via Criterion — is [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week associate editor Nick Newman, writerDanny King, and I go over the films of polarizing auteur, Zack Snyder. Then we talk about his newest film, the Superman reboot Man of Steel. Finally, we take a look at the films/TV shows coming to theaters and DVD [...]
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