Let’s face it: the awards season is a mostly soulless parade full of shenanigans and nonsense, but every so often a few pleasures crop up. One such yearly event comes from The Hollywood Reporter and their one-hour roundtables. It’s not too often we get top talent gathered in one room, much less for an entire hour. The trade has published the first in the series, which gathers some of the top Best Actor contenders.
Joaquin Phoenix is obviously absent, but Argo‘s Alan Arkin, Django Unchained‘s Jamie Foxx, Arbitrage‘s Richard Gere, Flight‘s Denzel Washington, The Sessions‘ John Hawkes and Promised Land‘s Matt Damon all sit around to discuss career longevity, dry spells, fame, family in the business and much, much more. Check out the video below.
Hitting theaters in wide release this weekend is John Wick, a film I fell for at Fantastic Fest and I’ve since revisited. The actioner, from first-time filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, follows Keanu Reeves’ title character who left behind a life as a hitman for Russian mobsters to settle down for a quiet life with […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I discuss Alex Ross Perry‘s Listen Up Philip, which is now in limited release and available on VOD. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in […]
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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