With 2012 coming to an end in just a few weeks, some notable films can easily get lost in the shuffle. One such example is Gus Van Sant’s Promised Land. The small-town, anti-fracking drama won’t be placed on my year-end list, but it’s a well-crafted, humanistic story featuring quality performances and well worth checking out.
Focus Features is now gearing up for a release at the end of the month and if you’re looking for a preview, we’ve got over seven minutes of footage from the film, as well as a batch of stills featuring stars Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Scoot McNairy, Titus Welliver and Hal Holbrook. Check them all out below and read our review here.
Promised Land hits theaters on December 28th before expanding wide on January 4th.
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 […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I are joined by The Playlist’s Cory Everett (@modage) and TFS editor-in-chief Jordan Raup to discuss a number of new films. First up, however, we discuss the career of the late Mike Nichols. Then we […]
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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