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Rooney Mara does melodrama in Jim Sheridan's The Secret Scripture trailer

Based on the novel of the same name, THE SECRET SCRIPTURE follows a one-hundred-year-old woman, Roseanne McNulty, who now resides in the Roscommon Regional Mental Hospital. Having been a patient for some fifty years or more, Roseanne decides to write an autobiography that chronicles the religious and political upheavals in Ireland in the 1920s and '30s. Director Jim Sheridan...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Robin Hood

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Do you remember seeing GLADIATOR in the theater? It...
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Exclusive: Movie CliffsNotes - Mission: Impossible

Truth be told, the first MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE confused the hell out of a lot of people when it first came out, but that didn't stop them from loving the shit out of it anyway. The plot goes from some crazy twists and turns, but eventually gets down to what we really want to see, which is Tom Cruise flying through the air with an exploding helicopter behind him. Really, that's...
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Mark Schultz blasts his portrayal in Foxcatcher as grossly inaccurate

If you have seen FOXCATCHER, chances are you were intrigued to look up some of the background on Mark Schultz, John DuPont, and the true crime story that influenced the acclaimed film. You may even have seen Mark Schultz acting chummy with with director Bennett Miller and stars Steve Carr el and Channing Tatum . Tatum, who plays Schultz in the film, and his real life counterpart seem...
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Cool Videos: What the cuss? Foxcatcher/Fantastic Mr. Fox mash-up trailer

So as you can probably guess, the only reason why this FANTASTIC MR. FOX/FOXCATCHER mash-up trailer exists is because both films have the word "fox" in their titles, but it's still pretty damn funny, as well as a little creepy. Called "The Fantastic Mr. Foxcatcher," the video was created with the dialogue and music from the trailer for the Bennett Miller movie...
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The Butler's Lee Daniels turns his head towards horror with Demon House

When it comes to Lee Daniels (THE BUTLER, PRECIOUS), all talk has pointed towards a Richard Pryor biopic starring Mike Epps . However it looks as if Daniels is also itching to dive into the horror genre with a tale about demonic possession dubbed DEMON HOUSE. The story is based on the real-life Latoya Ammons, in which her and her family claimed to have been under the attack and...
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Review: Foxcatcher

PLOT: Based on a true story, FOXCATCHER examines the strange relationship between wealthy DuPont scion John Du Pont and Olympic gold medalists Mark and Dave Schultz, whom Du Pont agreed to fund and house as they trained for the 1996 summer Olympics. REVIEW: Some movies make their mark with atmosphere. It can count for a lot if done right, and director Bennett Miller creates...
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New posters for Foxcatcher, Ex Machina and Blackhat

Some new posters have been released for several upcoming films, and for the most part, they're pretty decent. We'll start with the two new posters for Alex Garland 's EX MACHINA . While one is exactly like the first poster for the movie, the other features what looks like the insides of a robot. Garland's directorial debut stars Domhnall Gleeson , Oscar Isaac and...
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Foxcatcher Cinematographer will shoot Gareth Edwards' Star Wars spinoff

While there is understandably a lot of the hype surrounding director J.J. Abrams ’ upcoming STAR WARS: EPISODE VII , there has not been much in the way of any news regarding the other Star Wars films being planned. Starting next year we will see a new Star Wars movie every year: after Episode VII there will be a standalone movie directed by Gareth Edwards ( GODZILLA ), then...
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Sony to buy Avengers-style Robin Hood project

Well this should make for a few raised eyebrows tonight: Sony is set to purchase a pitch for a take on the Robin Hood lore with a project called HOOD .  According to sources, the deal is sitting at $1 million against $2 million and is still being negotiated. The reason it comes with a hefty price tag? Likely because the pitch had some keywords people love to hear these days...
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Review: Foxcatcher (TIFF 2014)

PLOT: The true story of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz ( Channing Tatum ) who finds himself taken under the wing of a dangerously unpredictable sponsor, John du Pont ( Steve Carell ). REVIEW: Going into a film festival like TIFF, a movie with the pedigree of FOXCATCHER is about as close to a sure thing as you're likely to get quality-wise. Having already played to...
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New Foxcatcher trailer hints at Steve Carell's psychological issues

We have a fantastic new teaser trailer for Bennett Miller ‘s FOXCATCHER, which is sure to be one of the most talked about movies this fall. FOXCATCHER along with BIRDMAN , which is already getting Oscar buzz , have been two of my most anticipated of the year. This movie gives such an uneasy feeling when watching these characters; they don’t even have to talk for you to...
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