Javier Bardem Sought for Frankenstein Role

  Another day, another Universal Monster movie. Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem is reportedly being sought for the role of Frankenstein in an upcoming Universal Monster film. Variety, who first broke the news, says that Bardem would likely appear in “another monster pic first with the possibility of getting a spin-off down the road” instead of “Bride […]


Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz in talks to star in an Asghar Farhadi Spanish Language Thriller

Since 2011, Asghar Farhadi has been on a roll. This year “The Salesman,” based on Arthur Miller’s iconic “Death of A Salesman” play, took home both Actor (Shahab Hosseini) and Screenplay awards at Cannes. His 2011 film, “A Seperation” was nominated for a Best Original Screenplay Oscar, won both the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Foreign […]


Film Review: The Gunman (★★)

It’s kind of surprising to me that director Pierre Morel hasn’t worked more consistently since shepherding the out of nowhere hit Taken to the big screen and launching veteran actor Liam Neeson as a newfound action hero. He didn’t helm either of the sequels Neeson trucked on with, and since then has actually only made […]


Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor” Comes to Blu-Ray/DVD on February 11!

The Counselor An all-star cast, featuring Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, and Penélope Cruz, sizzles in this adrenaline-fueled thriller from visionary director Ridley Scott and Academy Award-winning novelist Cormac McCarthy.  A talented lawyer (Fassbender) known for doing the right thing for the wrong people decides to put his connections to the test by diving into a treacherous drug […]


The Counselor (★★)

There was so much promise leading up to the final unveiling of Ridley Scott‘s long-awaited crime thriller, The Counselor written by the great Cormac McCarthy.  Assembling a top-notch cast that included Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, and Academy Award Winners Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz, the stars seemed to be aligning for one of the great thrillers of the year.  Check your expectations at […]