TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: 15 Most Anticipated Films to Watch

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival will be underway this Wednesday, April 15 with some of the best and talented filmmakers in independent cinema will present their most passionate and thought-provoking projects.  Or at least so we hope.  In terms of finding your general Oscar contenders from Tribeca, you can look at 2014 claiming Netflix’s “Virunga” […]

ACCIDENTAL LOVE: Starring Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal – Coming to Blu-Ray/DVD on April 28

Los Angeles, CA (March 25, 2015) — Alchemy is proud to announce the home entertainment release of the romantic comedy, ACCIDENTAL LOVE. Directed byStephen Greene, ACCIDENTAL LOVE stars Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler, Brokeback Mountain, Prisoners), Jessica Biel (Playing for Keeps, Hitchcock), Academy Award® nominee Catherine Keener (Capote, Captain Phillips, Begin Again) James Marsden […]

SUNDANCE: ‘Lovelace’, ‘Touchy Feely’, and ‘Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes’

As we wrap up our coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, I’m quickening the pace by lumping some of my remaining reviews together. I’ll be doing quick looks at a trio of films that underwhelmed me to some degree. I’ll be talking about ‘Lovelace’, ‘Touchy Feely’, and ‘Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes’ briefly […]

Weekend Openings (12/7/2012)

Being that this weekend kicks off with “a date which will live in infamy,” it’s fitting that FDR makes a big-screen appearance in Hyde Park on the Hudson.  Toss in some romantic comedies, some foreign features, and some drama and you’ve got some options to hold you till “the big one” next week (The Hobbit, […]

Hitchcock (**)

One of the more intriguing additions to the slate of Oscar contending films in 2012 is Hitchcock, a quasi-biopic which focuses on the legendary Alfred Hitchcock’s process in creating the most storied horror film of all time, Psycho. With truly little left to be said about Psycho, the idea of a look behind the curtain […]

Hitchcock (***)

There’s a lot of different ways that one could approach a biopic of legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock, but director Sacha Gervasi has certainly found a unique one here. ‘Hitchcock’ is a surprisingly whimsical and amusing tale of the director struggling to make ‘Psycho’ as he goes through a rough patch with his wife. That’s going […]

Hitchcock (***½)

Sacha Gervasi’s Hitchcock is a curious creation. Adapted from Stephen Rebello’s biographical novel, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, this biopic of “The Master of Suspense” unravels the director’s complex nature through the discourse of popcorn-munching entertainment. Whether Hitchcock sends you into fits of laughter (guilty!) or glues you in by reliving some of […]