After an unprecedented release strategy in the U.K., in which the film debuted in theaters, on TV, and on Blu-ray/DVD on the same day, Ben Wheatley‘s A Field In England is gearing up for a U.S. release next month and we’ve got the first domestic trailer today. As helmed by Wheatley, following his increasingly frightening Kill List — and the dark comedy territory Sightseers — his latest follows a group of Civil War soldiers who stumble upon a mushroom field and go insane.
One of the 30 best 2014 films we’ve already seen, we said in our full review from TIFF that it’s “Equally mesmerizing and unintelligible [and] it begs for subsequent viewings and, possibly, even a religious interpretation to allow for proper comprehension.” This new trippy trailer and poster feature some high praise from Martin Scorsese himself, who is throwing his stamp of approval around left and right as of late. Check out both below for the film landing on February 7th, on both VOD and in theaters.
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
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 […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended 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 […]
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