While we’re still not sure when it will land in the United States, Michael Hoffman‘s Gambit remake is arriving across the pond in November and now we’ve got the the first full-length trailer. Coming off a bit of footage yesterday, this full trailer reveals much more of the Coens-scripted story, which sees businessman Colin Firth and cowgirl Cameron Diaz team up for a painting con on Alan Rickman. With some fun slapstick, building scaling trickery and a mountain lion, this looks to be a good time. I can see why CBS Films moved it from its fall slate though, as this one certainly doesn’t look like an awards contender, but hopefully it will land early next year. Check it out below for the film also starring Stanley Tucci, Tom Courtenay and Cloris Leachman.
Gambit opens on November 21st in the UK and sometime in 2013 in the US.
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
With this year’s Cannes Film Festival halfway done, one of the clear highlights is Coens‘ 1960′s-set folk music tale Inside Llewyn Davis. Profiling a down on his luck musician (Oscar Isaac), whose natural talent indicates he is destined for success, the film is a vivid portrait of what it means to be a starving artist. In [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
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