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Daily Archives: August 18, 2013
His latest film “Passion” showcases many a DePalma trademark — overt sexual role playing, etc. Rachel McAdams toys with her underling Noomi Rapace in a high-stakes game of corporate intrigue. One of the most successful members of the generation of … Continue reading
Australia has never produced a cinematic “scream queen”, an actress who reigns over screen horror films the way Jamie Leigh Curtis did, back in her “Halloween” days. And Sydney native Sharni Vinson says “It’s about bloody time, then, isn’t it?” … Continue reading
D.C. as in District of Columbia, not the comic book. This was the man-and-teen team that randomly shot people from the trunk (mostly) of a late model Chevy Caprice. Isaiah Washington has his most chilling turn ever in this indie … Continue reading
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” rode plenty of hype (Oprah helped) to a huge Friday. Then it fell off Saturday and settled into the lower end of opening weekend expectations. $25 million or so, unless a LOT of people go after … Continue reading
The fall’s all-star child abduction thriller has Paul Dano (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “There Will Be Blood”) as its potential kidnapper, with Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Hugh Jackman and Terrence Howard as the parents of the two little girls taken. Jake … Continue reading