Although he was part of the Cannes jury this year, Pulp Fiction star Tim Roth also led a drama that debuted during the Critics’ Week section. From first-time director Rufus Norris, Broken is a coming-of-age tale following a north London girl (Eloise Laurence) whose life is surrounded by violence in the neighborhood.
Written by Mark O’Rowe (Boy A), who re-teams with Inception and Sunshine star Cillian Murphy after the overlooked Perrier’s Bounty, the first international trailer is actually quite promising. Although the film seemed to get overlook during the busy, packed festival this spring, I’d be interested in checking out what looks to be a cross between Fish Tank and last year’s Tyrannosaur, or even Neds. See the trailer below thanks to First Showing.
Broken hits theaters in France this month with no US distribution yet.
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 […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I have a discussion on why movies matter before jumping into a feature review of Terry Gilliam‘s latest creation The Zero Theorem, which is now available on VOD before a theatrical release on September 19th. […]
Bleak and harrowing, Starred Up is a prison picture that pushes the boundaries. The film opens with the graphic examination of Eric (Jack O’Connell) a teen transferred to an adult prison. Exploring the culture of violence, in particular the legacy of violence, David Mackenzie has crafted a powerful feature film that has resonated with in […]
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