A sharply written and gutturally toned reimaging of a crumbling marriage as a thriller rather than a melodrama, The Nest succeeds where so many other films about fracturing psyches fail.
An ambitious, abrasive, overwhelming, and sprawling look at the dubious link between tragedy and popular culture, writer-director Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux is bound to be looked back on as one of the most fruitful, but divisive films of the year.
Since 1915, Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, Anna Karenina, has been adapted eleven times for the big screen–and another handful of times for television–but that appartently didn’t stop director Joe Wright from tackling this complex story with playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard, with mixed results.
New this week on store shelves: Sam Worthington stars as the demi-god Perseus in the action-adventure, Clash of the Titans; plus a look at Repo Men, starring Jude Law and Liev Schreiber.
This week on DVD and Blu-ray: Daniel Day-Lewis stars in the musical drama, Nine; things get a little strange in Terry Gilliam‘s Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus; and Steven Spielberg‘s moving war epic Saving Private Ryan arrives on Blu-ray.
This week in DVD Tuesday I take a look at the latest new arrivals: Sherlock Holmes returns to the screen in Guy Ritchie‘s action-packed adaptation starring Robert Downey Jr.; plus a look at the drama An Education, starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard, and the children’s comedy, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.
New this weekend in theatres: Jude Law stars in the futuristic action adventure, Repo Men; Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston buddy up for the romantic comedy, The Bounty Hunter; plus a look at the kid-friendly comedy Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the IMAX film Hubble 3D.
Opening this week just in time for Christmas holidays, Robert Downey Jr. stars as tough but wise Sherlock Holmes; Daniel Day-Lewis stars in Rob Marshall‘s musical, Nine; plus a look at Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, It’s Complicated, Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and Up In The Air.
The cast of Breaking and Entering walked the red carpet for the film’s gala screening during the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. In attendance were cast members Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, and Robin Wright Penn plus director Anthony Minghella and producer Sydney Pollack.