Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Fans of Wes Anderson are as sure to rejoice over this trailer as his detractors are to roll their eyes because this looks to be every inch an Anderson picture. From the precocious yet stoic children, detailed production design and old-school pop-chic sounddtrack (this time it’s Francoise Hardy’s Le Temps de l’Amour) to the quirky (read…)

Dan Aykroyd ain’t afraid of no Dog Fight, joins Ferrell and Galifianakis in political comedy

Despite constantly talking about it to anyone who will listen, Dan Aykroyd’s been having a devil of a time reviving Ghostbusters. The latest rumor (originally reported in The National Enquirer, so yeah, grain of salt) claims that Bill Murray, the sequel’s one stumbling block (or cinematic saint, depending on your perspective… I take the latter), (read…)

Get Low (2010)

Robert Duvall, Lucas Black and Bill Murray in Get Low Like Lisa Cholodenko’s festival darling The Kids Are All Right, Aaron Schneider’s Get Low is the rare crowd-pleaser that avoids obvious audience pandering and manages to leave its own unique imprint. With the great Robert Duvall giving his most engaging performance in years and Bill (read…)

Trailer: Robert Duvall and Bill Murray in ‘Get Low’

Yahoo has the trailer for Get Low. Set during the Depression, the film which played at Toronto last year stars Robert Duvall as a hermit living in the Tennessee woods who turns up in town with plans for a funeral while he’s still alive. Bill Murray plays the funeral parlor owner. Get Low opens July (read…)

AFI Fest: Fantastic and not-so-fantastic


AFI Fest 2009: Launch!

Wes Anderson, Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray on the red carpet outside of Grauman’s Chinese Theater for the North American premiere of Fantastic Mr. Fox at 2009 AFI Fest. (REUTERS/Fred Prouser) Before introducing filmmaker Wes Anderson last night to kick off the 23rd Annual AFI Fest, AFI President and CEO Bob Gazzale evoked the intertwined (read…)

AFI Fest to open with ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox has been announced as the opening night film of AFI Fest 2009 which runs in Hollywood from October 30 to November 7. The film featuring the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Willem Dafoe, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson opens in limited (read…)

Poster: Get Low

The poster for Toronto favorite ‘Get Low’ starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek and Lucas Black.

TIFF ’09: Revolting youths, getting low and guardian angels

A look at Toronto reviews of Youth in Revolt starring Michael Cera, Atom Egoyan’s Chloe starring Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson and Amanda Seyfried and Get Low starring Robert Duvall and Bill Murray

Future DVD gewgaw: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Apple has an exclusive (well it was exclusive until it popped up on YouTube and everywhere else) behind the scenes look at Wes Anderson’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. It’s narrated by Jason Schwartzman (Mr. Fox’s son Ash in the film) who sounds like he’s speaking to the 7-year-olds at which the film (read…)

Trailer: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Here’s the trailer for Wes Anderson’s upcoming stop-motion animated Fantastic Mr. Fox featuring the voice talents of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman.

2nd or 3rd Look: Fantastic Mr. Fox

McPaper has a bunch more images of Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated adaption of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox featuring the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray

First Look: Fantastic Mr. Fox

A really lame image of Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox featuring the voices of George Clooney Meryl Streep, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman

Review: The Limits of Control (2009) ****

Isaach de Bankolé in The Limits of Control Those who like their movies with a strong dose of plot are sure to be irritated by the latest film from Jim Jarmusch. Carefully structured but willfully lacking anything beyond the slimmest of narratives, The Limits of Control is more concerned with setting a mood and ruminating (read…)

Weekend Forecast: 10/9/08

Wong Kar-Wai’s Ashes of Time Redux, opening in limited release There isn’t much to get too excited about in the wide releases this weekend: Body of Lies. A Ridley Scott thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a CIA agent on the trail of a terrorist leader. He is guided from afar by CIA veteran Russell Crowe but with (read…)

Loose Ends: News You Can Lose

Here’s a collection of production items that have come across my desk in the last few days, none of which were interesting enough to inspire their own piece. Ghostbusters 3. People are strangely excited about a possible new Ghostbusters sequel. I love the first one, barely remember the second and never thought to myself “gee, I wish they’d (read…)

LiC 2008 Fall Forecast: October

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Samantha Morton in Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York Moving right along with the Fall Forecast. Here’s what’s coming up in October. Once again, all dates are subject to change based on studio whim. LiC’s picks are starred. October 3 An American Carol. I love Airplane! as much as anyone, but David (read…)

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