Joining the ranks of Terry Gilliam, Spike Lee, David Lynch and Todd Haynes, Gary Oldman has been announced as the next director in American Express’ Unstaged concert series. Unlike the others, Oldman is an interesting choice as he hasn’t been behind the camera since his 1997 debut Nil By Mouth. He is tasked to capture a solo concert from Jack White, whose album Blunderbuss comes out at the end of the month. After viewing some of the previous concerts, one can’t see too much of the helmer’s style in a live event like these. But it’s nice to know Oldman is getting some prep, as he has plans to shoot his next film by 2013 and one can see more details on that here. Check out a teaser for the concert below, while one can tune in on April 27th at 9PM EST.
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 […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of […]
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