Brother of Andrew Jarecki (All Good Things, Capturing the Friedmans) and Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight, Reagan), Nicholas Jarecki, will be making his his narrative directing debut at Sundance Film Festival 2012 and we have the first look today. Arbitrage stars last year’s Sundance break-out actress Brit Marling (After Earth, Sound of my Voice), as well as Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth and Nate Parker. Check out the images below.
A hedge-fund magnate is in over his head, desperately trying to complete the sale of his trading empire before the depths of his fraud are revealed. An unexpected, bloody error forces him to turn to the most unlikely corner for help.
We also have a single look from Spike Lee‘s highly-anticipated drama Red Hook Summer, which follows “a young Atlanta boy spends his summer in Brooklyn with his grandfather, who he’s never seen before.” The cast includes Clarke Peters, Jules Brown, Toni Lysaith, James Ransone and Thomas Jefferson Byrd. Check out the image below.
Sundance 2012 kicks off on January 19th. Follow our complete coverage from the fest here.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
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 […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
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