STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON: Simultaneously de-mythologizes and re-mythologizes N.W.A.’s contributions to rap music and hip-hop culture.
Love & Mercy offers more than just the standard, reductive biopic clichés, focusing less on interpersonal conflicts than Wilson’s creative process.
Love & Mercy is based on the troubled life of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. The film tells parallel narratives of Wilson’s life with Paul Dano (Looper, There Will Be Blood) playing the younger, 1960s era Brian Wilson and John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Point Blank) playing the older, 1980s era Brian Wilson. Love &
Why go outside for the Fourth of July when you can be patriotic indoors?
There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?
Any time a film purports to be “based on a true story,” it’s an invitation for moviegoers to accept the general, if not the specific, parameters of that story as objectively true, along, of course, with whatever emotional and/or universal truths lie at the center of that story, but when
In celebration of the holidays, we’ve got an amazing prize pack for one lucky Invader! Not only will it include an All is Bright signed poster from its star Paul Giamatti, but we’ve also got a slew of other Blu-ray titles including Our Idiot Brother, Pawn Shop Chronicles, Demoted, Cooper’s Christmas, Operation: Endgame, and Sunshine Cleaning.
With just two art-house films in five years, Hunger and Shame, Steve McQueen has moved to the front ranks of world cinema. A meteoric rise, certainly, but a deserving one nonetheless. Shame and Hunger highlighted McQueen’s preoccupations with a rigorous, austere formalism and the extremes of physical, emotional, and spiritual
Actor Paul Giamatti talks to us about his new film ALL IS BRIGHT, playing real life characters like Abraham Zapruder in PARKLAND, and the chances of a JOHN DIES AT THE END sequel.