Two of our favorite film festival titles have gotten theatrical posters today. Both originating from Toronto International Film Festival, first up is Ben Affleck‘s Argo. Coming from WB, the one-sheet for Affleck’s third directorial effort sees the star prominently featured, while a red film strip cuts through the center. In our review from TIFF we praised this one for its comedic sensibilities, while also creating a captivating time capsule and this is a slick design that should catch attention.
We’ve also got a final theatrical poster for another TIFF premiere, albeit one that bowed in 2011. Following Fish Tank, Andrea Arnold‘s takes on the literary classic Wuthering Heights and after a gorgeous trailer, Vulture has debuted this one-sheet. this one shows off our two main actors, Kaya Scodelario and James Howson, in a fittingly sparse design. Check it out below and read our year-old review.
Wuthering Heights arrives on October 5th, while Argo lands a week later.
When discussing the “merit” of titles joining The Criterion Collection, it seems like a no brainer to see Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor’s Safety Last! as the latest masterpiece to get a spine number. The Harold Lloyd-starring comedy remains an endlessly delightful romp, as inventive as well as relatable as it must have felt in [...]
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 [...]
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