Tuesday, January 28, 2014

I Am Link

--- Buggin Out - First off, a happy birthday to Elijah Wood today! Next up, so reviews from Sundance are still trickling in over at The Film Experience, thank goodness - it was kind of hard to keep up with them all while the fest was going on so it's good to have some time to breathe with them; first up check out what Glenn has to say on a pair of horror comedies - the schoolchildren-zombie flick Cooties (we already admired its great retro poster here), which stars birthday boy Elijah Wood, and the vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows from Flight of the Conchords' Jermaine Clement.

--- Thumb Way Up - And then here's Michael C. on the movie that played Sundance that I'm most looking forward t slash dreading (dreading because it's gonna mess me up) - the doc from Hoop Dreams' Steve James on Roger Ebert called Life Itself. Seriously, I'm gonna have to go to this movie by myself, I'll be such a wreck. I still miss Ebert so so much.

---  Zero Stars - The first trailer for Terry Gilliam's new movie Zero Theorem popped up online the other day, you can watch it here. It stars Christoph Waltz, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton... and a bunch of other people but those are the ones that matter. It doesn't have a release date here in the US yet.

--- Green Pastures - And here's the first trailer for David Gordon Green's upcoming movie Joe, which stars Nicolas Cage (I know, I know) and Tye Sheridan as an ex-con and a troubled kid (guess who plays who!) who bond - they say it's sort of a Western, although it mixes genres, which makes sense, seeing as how it's a David Gordon Green movie. So glad Green's making small movies again.

--- Accusing Allen - The man who made the comprehensive Woody Allen documentary from a few years ago has written a piece about the molestation allegations Woody faced back in the day which have reared their head up again as of late because of Mia Farrow and her son Ronan's tweets during the Golden Globes - he details the facts in the case, which have gotten pretty foggy with time; I was unsure about a lot of it myself.

--- X Many - Normally I'd be more enthusiastic about a new shirtless Hugh Jackman picture on the cover of a magazine but the multiple gunshot wounds really kinda kill that momentum in its tracks. Empire magazine released like 25 new covers of their X-Men issue with everybody and their half-mutant brother getting one, see 'em all here. I maintain that Evan Peters looks kinda silly.

--- Come Closer - I forgot to mention this last week when it was announced but Edgar Wright's Ant Man has gotten moved closer to us thanks to the Batman Vs. Superman movie being delayed - good news all around! Ant Man will come out on July 17th 2015 now, two weeks earlier than planned.


Synonymous said...

Re: Evan Peters: I agree with the person who tweeted that he looked like Kid Vid from the Burger King Kids Club.

Jacques Dillinger said...

I saw a trailer for the Gilliam movie online weeks ago...

The Sheridan-Cage western sounds interesting. Tye Sheridan is going places, he's been great in Tree of Life and Mud