Oscar Circuit – Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Oscar Circuit – Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

We are a few days away from the close of the second quarter and the first half of the 2013.  I think it’s safe to say, it’s been an uneventful stretch of cinematic wonders that can go the distance.  Some films lived up to their hype while many fell short or were simply flat-out poor […]

Best Lolita-Esque Characters in Cinema Partners with ‘Stoker’ DVD Release Tomorrow!

Best Lolita-Esque Characters in Cinema Partners with ‘Stoker’ DVD Release Tomorrow!

One of the film’s that quietly hit with critics and the few audiences that saw it was Chan-wook Park’s Stoker with Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska, and Matthew Goode. Having an early March release, merely days following the Oscar ceremony, doesn’t exactly spell out a promising awards future for a film. For many […]

Weekend Openings: 3/1/2013

With the Oscars steadily receding in the rear-view, it’s time to set up the landscape for the next year’s show. Perhaps too early for any real contenders, though, this week shows with a mixed bag of a CGI-laden fairy tale in Jack the Giant Slayer, an eery thriller from Oldboy director, Chan-wook Park’s Stoker , […]

SUNDANCE: Stoker (***)

Stoker is a delightfully demented film that derives its pleasures from uncomfortable situations, shocking violence and magnetic characters. Chan-wook Park bring his trademark visual style to deliver a feast for the eyes. And yet despite this and some fabulous performances from Matthew Goode and Nicole Kidman, the plot never lets you embrace the film as […]

Park City Dispatch – Episodes 4 & 5: Stoker, Swag, and Spirits

What a difference getting a full night’s sleep can make! Joey and I have been able to get two nights of at least 7 hours a sleep, which is a miracle at Sundance. To celebrate our good fortune, we’ve decided to give you two videos in one post. *fanfare* We talk about the gifting suites […]

Most Anticipated Films from the Sundance Film Festival!

By: Joey Magidson and Terence Johnson Sundance Film Festival is right around the corner! Joey and I are incredibly excited to attend the festival on behalf of the site and are looking forward to all the films and people we will meet. As many of you know there are a ton of films that premiere […]

‘Stoker’, ‘Gatsby’, and ‘Wonder’ Get New Posters!

As we get ready to enter the brand new year, it’s never too late to get on the ball for potential Oscar contenders coming down the pike.  Chan-wook Park’s Stoker starring Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska, and Matthew Goode has a new poster and early word is already positive for Wasikowska who’s been an up and […]

A Week’s Worth of Posters!

This week we were privy to several posters from upcoming films. We had a teaser for The Wolverine (due out next July), a half sheet for Quartet (which goes wide in January), and full length posters for Wreck-It Ralph (this weekend), Hitchcock (in limited release in November) and Oz: The Great and Powerful (March 8th). […]

Say hello to your Uncle Charlie…the first “Stoker” trailer has arrived!

Presented in all its creepy glory, without that annoying ET voice over, the first full length trailer for Park Chan-wook’s newest film Stoker arrived online today. The film, scripted by Prison Break star Wentworth Miller, is a thriller about a teen who is mourning the death of her father and must deal with an evil […]

‘Stoker’ is officially a 2013 release

Once thought to be a possible Oscar contender this year, Chan-wook Park’s English language debut ‘Stoker’ is now going to have to be a player next year, if it’s to be a player at all. Box Office Mojo is now listing it here as a 2013 release, and an early year release at that…coming out […]