We all know the outcome, but what about the story? With Zero Dark Thirty, director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal are attempting to effectively dissect the hunt for Osama bin Laden while still keeping up the tension. After some veiled trailers, we’ve now got our first clip from the film, which features a heated exchange between Jessica Chastain (as the woman who spearheaded the investigation) and Kyle Chandler as the inside opposition, who isn’t interested in her personal mission. Check out the clip below, showcasing the acting, as well as a handful of new stills (via The Playlist).
Zero Dark Thirty opens on January 11th after a limited December 19th bow.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Danny King, Amanda Waltz, and I discuss Alex Garland‘s sci-fi feature Ex Machina, which is currently in wide release. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, as well as an odd […]
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 […]
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 […]
Genre film fans are likely familiar with writer Alex Garland‘s output over the last decade and a half. He made his name with a splash when his novel was adapted into the backpacking adventure thriller The Beach in 2000 and struck again with screenplay for 28 Days Later which some credit as the fire that helped reignite […]
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