Daily Archives: October 9, 2013

Movie Review: “Romeo & Juliet” needed a better Juliet. And Romeo, too.

It’s heartening to see how gorgeous the Italian cities of Verona and Mantua still are in the new “Romeo & Juliet,” so well-preserved that the Immortal Bard himself would recognize them — if he actually traveled through Europe.Those stunning locations … Continue reading

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“Box” — projection mapping and the future of digital in-camera effects?

A one-take live-shot “performance art piece” that showcases what you can do, just with a camera and computer, to blur the line between real and digital space. Very impressive.

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OSCARS: Where we stand in early October

On the eve of “Awards Season,” there are a dozen or so films that certainly intend to be in the Oscars mix by year’s end. But the Best Picture field has all the appearances of having firmed up quite a … Continue reading

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Milla Jovovich escapes “Resident Evil” ghetto for “Survivor”

James McTeague is slated to direct this new thriller about a government agent (Milla J.) on the run and trying to prevent a terrorist attack on Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Much of the picture is set in the … Continue reading

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