I’ve been wondering where writer William Monahan‘s directorial debut London Boulevard was. Filmed last year, there was little noise in 2010 for this gangster comedy. Now, set for a release next month in UK, we have our first trailer. This seems to be more of The Departed territory for the writer, now director. He has also written Kingdom of Heaven, Edge of Darkness and Body of Lies, but the playful tone rings more familiar to another Colin Farrell pic, In Bruges.
Based on Ken Bruen‘s novel, the film also Keira Knightley, (the obligatory) Ray Winstone, Eddie Marsan, Anna Friel, David Thewlis and Stephen Graham. I’m also excited about the score from the Kasabian guitarist Sergio Pizzorno. Check out the trailer below.
Synopsis: The story of a man newly released from prison (Farrell) who falls in love with a reclusive young movie star (Knightley) and finds himself in a duel with a vicious gangster.
London Boulevard hits theaters November 26th in the UK and the comes over to the US this February.
what do you think of the trailer? Does William Monahan have a future as a director?
Often hitting the expected notes, coming home movies have become very familiar by this point. Writer-director Claudia Myers‘ Fort Bliss, however, stands apart in a few ways. Following a mother, played by Michelle Monaghan, the story tells of her return home as she has trouble picking up where she left off with her child. It’s the kind of […]
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 […]