Striving to find ten worthwhile films to see in January was not an easy task, as the month is usually filled with bottom of the barrel leftovers from Hollywod and that’s looking to be exceedingly true on the weekend of January 25th. Not only is the generic-looking Jason Statham-starrer Parker landing, but the awful-sounding Movie 43 will make its bow, along with the delayed Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.
While it will be a great weekend to stay home and catch up on some classics you may have missed, or check out a strong expanding film from December, a reminder has landed this morning to avoid the lattermost project with a new red band trailer. Coming from Dead Snow‘s Tommy Wirkola, we had a tinge of hope for this one, but it looks to be a rental at best and at worst…well, I wouldn’t want to know. Check it out below for the film starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Derek Mears and Thomas Mann.
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters arrives on January 25th.
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 […]
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 […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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