In honor of the DVD/Blu-ray release of Kingsman: The Secret Service, I re-watched the film. It’s slick, it’s fun, and it’s action-packed.
The KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE Blu-ray™ has a full arsenal of bloody good added materials that bring the world of the Kingsman to life.
Kingsman: The Secret Service is every bit the crazy, violent film we’ve come to expect from Matthew Vaughn.
Academy Award Winners Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in The Railway Man – the remarkable autobiography of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tormented and forced to work on the Thai-Burma
One of the many opening lines in the trailer for the new film, The Railway Man seems to sum it all up albeit in very simple terms. “He’s a wonderful man… but he’s a mess.” [youtube id=”px04904hm88″ width=”600″ height=”350″] The film is an adaptation of a bestselling autobiography under the
We Oscar obsessives discuss the Academy Awards throughout the year, but the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off what we refer to as the Oscar season – and with good reason, as we have lots of ground to cover this week. Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate kicked off the fest with
The Telluride Film Festival came to a close on Monday. Of course, the festival didn’t end without showcasing a number of potential Oscar contenders. Films like J.C. Chandor’s All is Lost, the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, and Alexander Payne’s Nebraska already played at Cannes; the stateside premieres led to
The 26th entry into Film Club’s catalogue is the ninth pick from Mal, A Single Man. The only film thus far to come from Tom Ford is a beautifully pieced together mix of emotion as English professor George comes to terms with the death of his partner Jim in 1960’s
You know what I said about Oscar season really beginning in a few weeks? Well, we learned on Monday that The Weinstein Company will push Meryl Streep’s performance in August: Osage County for best supporting actress, thanks to Gold Derby. Yep, it’s starting already, and Oscar lovers are already theorizing
The Oscar race won’t really begin for another few weeks, but given some recent developments – an infamous name change being among them – I figured I’d go ahead and resume Oscar Watching. Even before the Toronto International Film Festival kicks into gear, I’ve had to revise quite a few
One of my favorite things to do with my mom is to sit down and snuggle up to watch a movie. It has been one of my most enjoyable moments since I was a kid. I love thinking of the the experience of going to the itty bitty independent, local
Love Actually image: © 2003 Universal Studios. || This Chick’s Flicks logo: © 2012 Kristal Bailey. Some people celebrate Christmas Day with family, friends, and presents under a tree. Others, like me, celebrate with a trip to the movies and dinner in Chinatown. Regardless of how you spend the day
With the first of the gift-giving holidays almost upon us, the stress of finding the perfect present may impede creative thinking. So, as an addition to my previous Chick Flick (Vintage Chick Flicks | Chick Flicks 101) and Bromance/Buddy Comedy Gift Guides, I decided to give you one more: A British
The carnival-barker title of Stars in Shorts is practically begging for an exclamation point, but its appeal to name recognition makes commercial sense: it’s an attempt to position short films as something other than film festival fodder or the things that screw up people’s Oscar ballots. The seven-film anthology is
Professionally-trained British actor Rupert Friend is probably best known to audiences for his roles in the period dramas Pride and Prejudice and The Young Victoria, but in recent years he’s also honed his skills as a writer, director, and producer of short films with his production company, Beat Pictures. His latest