With 2012 coming to an end in just a few weeks, some notable films can easily get lost in the shuffle. One such example is Gus Van Sant’s Promised Land. The small-town, anti-fracking drama won’t be placed on my year-end list, but it’s a well-crafted, humanistic story featuring quality performances and well worth checking out.
Focus Features is now gearing up for a release at the end of the month and if you’re looking for a preview, we’ve got over seven minutes of footage from the film, as well as a batch of stills featuring stars Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Scoot McNairy, Titus Welliver and Hal Holbrook. Check them all out below and read our review here.
Promised Land hits theaters on December 28th before expanding wide on January 4th.
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, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham. First, we discuss the death of director Jonathan Demme. Then, we talk about the anime film Your Name. by Makoto Shinkai. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…). […]
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