Despite boasting a fantastic cast, The Drop can’t pull itself out of the mire of clichés. Dennis Lehane, whose books have been turned into classics like Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island, adapts his own short story “Animal Rescue” into a near parody of his own tough-guy shtick.
James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, is full of great performances, but is also a meandering bore.
Fans of The Sopranos’ James Gandolfini are likely to be interested in The Drop, the final movie Gandolfini made before he died unexpectedly last summer. Judging by the trailer, it looks like he will be playing the type of character he played best: a soft spoken Mafioso. This time though,
In original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo director Niels Arden Oplev’s new crime thriller, Dead Man Down, Dominic Cooper plays Darcy, a character that is described as a hipster gangster and a man on a mission. We spoke to Cooper (The Devil’s Double, Captain America, and numerous stage productions) about the
Prometheus 2 is currently in development, according to Noomi Rapace. Many of you are screaming at your screen as you read this, and some you are hopfully happy for this news. I fall into the happy category because I love Prometheus, and have been looking forward to a sequel since
Check out the new trailer for Niels Arden Oplev’s upcoming film Dead Man Down, which stars Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Dominic Cooper, Terrence Howard and screenwriting by J.H. Wyman. The movie has a website, but it doesn’t have a lot up yet! It’s director Niels Arden Oplev’s first English language film, he has also
This week we have E.T.’s 3oth Anniversary Blu-Ray release! An instant classic film, that everyone loves. There’s also Prometheus, Rock of Ages, The Raven and a few hit TV shows! Here’s a memorable clip from E.T.: [springboard type=”youtube” id=”oR1-UFrcZ0k?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ player=”scin001″ width=”560″ height=”315″ ] And as usual please don’t hesitate
Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace light up the big screen in Passion, a film directed by Brian de Palma. Filmed in Germany, the movie will first premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 7, 2012 before hitting the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2012 and the New
Surprise, surprise: The Dark Knight Rises (already discussed) was the champion at the U.S. box office for a second weekend in a row, and neither of the new wide releases, Step Up: Revolution and The Watch, came close to ending its reign. Even when combining their weekend grosses, the dance
It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup! Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! The big releases this week are definitely Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Entourage: The Complete Eighth and Final Season. Sherlock
When Ridley Scott announced he would return to the world of his 1979 classic with this summer’s PROMETHEUS, anticipations could not have been higher. Many were quick to hail it as a potential game-changer and a strong contender for the film of the summer. Maybe even the year. Now, after being
It was the summer of 1969 and 15-year-old Stieg Larsson went camping with his three friends during a hot summer in Sweden. An innocent holiday soon turned harrowing, however, when he witnessed these boys gang-raping a young girl. Immature, naïve and conflicted by his loyalty to them, Larsson froze and
Did you know Guy Ritchie never attended film school? He says he finds the work of graduates of it “boring”. That’s probably why his work has an uncanny sense of style that’s very self aware and fast paced, and Game of Shadows it’s no exception. In this sequel to the