Film Review: ‘Allied’ Looks Classy Yet Winds Up Predictable

What a missed opportunity. All of the ingredients are found within “Allied” to result in a prime piece of Oscar bait. You have Academy Award winners in director Robert Zemeckis, as well as stars Marion Cotillard and Brad Pitt. Nominee Steven Knight penned the screenplay. The list goes on. And yet, “Allied” feels like a […]

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WATCH: New Official ‘Allied’ Trailer With Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard

Paramount unveiled a new trailer for its film “Allied” Wednesday. The film is a WWII romantic thriller starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. Robert Zemeckis helmed the project, which follows Max Vatan (Pitt), a French-Canadian intelligence officer who meets a French Resistance fighter (Cotillard) while on a dangerous mission in Casablanca in 1942. The two fall in […]

WATCH: First Teaser Trailer for ‘Allied’ with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard from Paramount Pictures

We have the first teaser trailer for “Allied” from Academy Award winning director Robert Zemeckis.  The film stars Oscar-winners Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, and tells the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, […]

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FIRST LOOK: Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in ‘Allied’ from Paramount Pictures

Today, Paramount Pictures released an exclusive image via People Magazine of Robert Zemeckis’ “Allied” with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. ALLIED is in theaters November 23! #Allied Directed By: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Lizzy Caplan, Matthew Goode “ALLIED” is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance […]

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Brad Pitt’s ‘Allied’ Gets Awards Season Release Date

“Allied,” a WWII romantic thriller starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, is set for an awards season release date of Nov. 23. The film, which is being directed by Robert Zemeckis, follows Max Vatan (Pitt), a French-Canadian intelligence officer who meets a French Resistance fighter (Cotillard) while on a dangerous mission in Casablanca in 1942. […]

Film Review #2: The Walk (★★★)

There’s three very different sections to Robert Zemeckis‘ new film The Walk. One part is fairly underwhelming, one part is fun yet slight, while one part is positively astounding. That makes for a definite mixed bag, but while the movie takes a while to find its footing (no pun intended), when it settles into being […]

NYFF Film Review: The Walk (★★)

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Robert Zemeckis has created some of the best films of the last 30 years.  “Forrest Gump” is one of cinema’s finest masterpieces, “Back to the Future” revolutionized the time travel genre, and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” is a beautiful merge of animation and the real world.  With his newest effort “The Walk,” […]

FSLC moves NYFF53 Opening Night screening of THE WALK to Sat, Sept 26

New York, NY (July 29, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that the World Premiere of Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk will take place on Saturday, September 26 instead of Friday, September 25 due to Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to New York. The date change was made for logistical and security reasons. […]

New Trailer for ‘The Walk’ hits, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

It was announced earlier this week thatRobert Zemeckis‘ latest movie The Walk, which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, would be the Opening Night selection of the 2015 New York Film Festival, their 53rd annual event. Each year, the festival launches a number of titles into the Oscar race, so one has to assume that this film is […]