Mirroring the early year release for his last film, the spy thriller Haywire, Open Road Films has let us know when we’ll be able to swallow Steven Soderbergh‘s Bitter Pill. Deadline has reported the drama has just been set for a February 8th, 2013 release date, which is the same weekend the next Nicholas Sparks adaptation Safe Haven is set to land. It will also arrive a week before Fox’s big blockbuster A Good Day to Die Hard.
Scott Z. Burns‘ script centers on a young woman, Elizabeth Hawkins (Rooney Mara), who begins to have paranoid delusions upon the ingestion of a medication prescribed by her new psychiatrist (Jude Law). The two begin to have a sexual relationship, some bad things happen with her husband (Channing Tatum), and nobody goes home happy. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Vinessa Shaw are also part of the cast and following the first pics of Mara on set, Social Lite gives u our first glimpse at Law. Not much to go on here, but it looks to be at least a bit different than his gap-toothed Contagion character.
Steven Soderbergh‘s next film, Magic Mike, hits theaters June 29th and we can expect a trailer this month.
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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