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.
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 […]
I’m not sure I’d think much about diving into the work of Les Blank if only given a plot synopsis. His films, including a plethora now available in a stunningly thorough Criterion set, take on the esoteric sides of America, from bluegrass musicians to the wonders of polka to the taste of Creole cooking. These […]
Latest posts from Beats Per Minute