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Daily Archives: May 15, 2013
But is it dark enough? That’s what gave “Pitch Black” its appeal, and this looks more like “Chronicles of Riddick,” at least in terms of color palette, etc. We’re seeing an awful lot, and what you can’t see is a … Continue reading
Yeah, I’ve seen “Much Ado About Nothing,” and that’s primarily what we’ll be talking about. Joss shot it, in black and white, at his house. Which is big and rambling, but not ostentatious. Very homey. And Nathan plays Dogberry, the … Continue reading
Lots of new metal and vintage motors featured in this, the final trailer for the sixth film in this car-crazed series. A ’70s vintage British Ford Escort, what looks like a Plymouth Superbird or whatever they called that rear-wing Road … Continue reading
Few personal documentaries can boast of the sort of notices the Canadian actress/director Sarah Polley has earned for her film, “Stories We Tell.” This dissection of her family history — her actor father, the actress/casting director who died when Sarah … Continue reading
Just once, it’d be nice if the couple fleeing from a trigger-happy hit man through, say, a crowded hospital, would yell out — “Run for your lives!” And if the hospital’s in Belgium, say,it’d be nice for them to yell … Continue reading
The giddiness of “Star Trek” is gone, but “Star Trek Into Darkness” maintains its love of character and pathos, the other great selling points of this re-booted sci-fi franchise. There’s action in abundance and some production design flourishes that are … Continue reading
Joss Whedon’s modern-dress, black and white, shot in his house take on Shakespeare’s delightful play has a lot of Whedon’s “usual suspects” — Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, et al. I’m seeing it early because, well, who wouldn’t want to interview … Continue reading