If one questioned whether or not Kathryn Bigelow‘s Zero Dark Thirty would be a factor in the awards race, it was confirmed this afternoon as the New York Film Critics gave the film Best Picture honors, as well as directing and cinematography nods. With the film set to debut in just a few weeks for a limited run before going wide, Sony has more media from the project that chronicles the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
I was able to see the thrilling, thorough procedural recently and it’s certainly one to check out when you can, but today we have a preview of one of the later scenes in the film. In this second clip, Jessica Chastain stands by while the Navy Seal Team 6 starts their mission — it’s a tense introduction to the gripping act that follows. Check out the clip below via Moviefone, as well as new stills thanks to Filmofilia.
Zero Dark Thirty opens on December 19th, before expanding wide in January.
Today marks the launch of our new recurring column, which dives into the cream of the crop when it comes to this week’s home releases, including Blu-ray and DVD, as well recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best films one can take home. Note that [...]
Note: The following piece contains spoilers for both Shadow of a Doubt and Stoker. Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt is already available on Blu-ray, as a component of the sizeable Hitchcock box-set that was released last October. This month, however, sees its individual, standalone release on the format, and the timing couldn’t be more [...]
After a recent New York screening of František Vláčil‘s Marketa Lazarová, my friend and fellow critic, Vadim Rizov, tweeted the following response: “Sheep God war men snow church blood swords ‘old crone’ justice grass wtf WTF UNCLE.” He certainly wasn’t alone in such a confused response. Lazarová — now out on Blu-ray via Criterion — is [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week associate editor Nick Newman, writerDanny King, and I go over the films of polarizing auteur, Zack Snyder. Then we talk about his newest film, the Superman reboot Man of Steel. Finally, we take a look at the films/TV shows coming to theaters and DVD [...]
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