Following the successful opening weekend and warm reception of his kidnapper thriller Prisoners, Canada’s Denis Villeneuve will likely have the option to carve out a promising career in the studio system, if he so desires. But the next work we’ll see from the director is a smaller, independent drama, shot before his Hugh Jackman-led ensemble piece.
Also debuting at Toronto International Film Festival was Enemy, which marks his first collaboration with Jake Gyllenhaal. Following last week’s bow of the initial clip, another one has now arrived for the mysterious thriller that delves into subconscious of a man in emotional crisis, who finds his doppelganger (or is it?) living nearby. This compelling look sees our lead stalking Mélanie Laurent from a bus to her office and it can be found below, along with the poster if you missed it.
Enemy will hit theaters next spring via A24 Films.
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the 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 streaming […]
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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I have a discussion on why movies matter before jumping into a feature review of Terry Gilliam‘s latest creation The Zero Theorem, which is now available on VOD before a theatrical release on September 19th. […]
Bleak and harrowing, Starred Up is a prison picture that pushes the boundaries. The film opens with the graphic examination of Eric (Jack O’Connell) a teen transferred to an adult prison. Exploring the culture of violence, in particular the legacy of violence, David Mackenzie has crafted a powerful feature film that has resonated with in […]
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