Jude Law, Channing Tatum, Blake Lively join Soderbergh’s next

Written by Scott Z. Burns (Contagion), The Side Effects was called The Bitter Pill back when Steven Soderbergh added it to his dance card. Soderbergh vets Jude Law and Channing Tatum (The Eagle, Haywire) plus first-timer Blake Lively (Gossip Girl, The Town) have been added to the psychological thriller. Here’s what The Playlist said about (read…)

Headlines: 3/17/11

Fox Searchlight looking to rope David O. Russell into a movie about Russ Meyer (Deadline) (9:50 pm) Jude Law “in talks” for Wright’s Anna Karenina (Variety) (9:45 pm) Demme’s Honeymoon With Harry w/De Niro and Cooper appears to be dead (Deadline) (9:45 pm) Aaron Johnson offered leads in latest pics from Oliver Stone and Joe Wright (read…)

Mini-review: Repo Men (2010) * 1/2

Neither a failed shot at greatness nor a movie so bad that it’s good, Repo Men is the worst kind of bad: boring bad.

Auteur Watch: Soderbergh and Scorsese

Production rumors and announcements are the bread and butter of many movie websites, but after awhile you start to realize that none of it really means anything until cameras are rolling. Still, there are a handful of filmmakers I like to keep tabs on and Martin Scorsese and Steven Soderbergh are two of them. The (read…)

Trailer #3: Sherlock Holmes

Unlike everything else we’ve seen of Sherlock Holmes, this latest trailer actually captures my interest a bit.

AFI Fest: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The latest from Terry Gilliam starring Heath Ledger and Christopher Plummer screens tonight at AFI Fest. It’s imperfect, but it’s Gilliam’s best film in a long long time and should please fans of the man’s amazing imagination.

Trailer: The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus

From Yahoo, here’s a new domestic trailer for Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. I only watched a little bit of the beginning because I don’t want to blow the potential magic of the movie, but it looks solid. Reviews so far have been modest, but then Gilliam has always been kind of a (read…)

Universal repossessing Cox’s thunder?

Buried in the Universal press release that shuffled Wolfman and Green Zone off to 2010 was a bit about Jude Law and Forest Whitaker’s long-delayed (it began production in October 2007 and post-production in January 2008) sci-fi action thriller Repossession Mambo getting retitled Repo Men! and targeted for the first part of 2010. Apparently this (read…)

More HolmezzzZzzZzzzzzz…

Because the world demanded another Sherlock Holmes character poster…

Clips: The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus

Yahoo has three clips of Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus I wasn’t aware of. I’m not sure if they’re new to the internet or not because I won’t be watching them until I can see them in the context of the movie, but don’t let that stop you. Reviews of the film when (read…)

Trailer 2: Sherlock Holmes

The 2nd trailer for Guy Ritchie’s take on Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams.

Character Posters: Sherlock Holmes

Character posters for Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law.

Trailer: Sherlock Holmes

Yeah. I don’t know. Despite plenty of reason to think it would be garbage, I’ve been cautiously optimistic about Guy Ritchie’s take on Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams. Unfortunately, this trailer isn’t doing much to get me enthused. I’m not a Holmes purist and I can live with the (read…)

New ‘Doctor Parnassus’ images as buying buzz heats up

Heath Ledger in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. For this and three other new images, check out DVD-Forum. Besides the announcement it would be playing out of competition at Cannes, the last we thought about Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus was Steven Zeitchik’s non-story in The Hollywood Reporter back in February about the (read…)

McPaper teases ‘Sherlock Holmes’

Jude Law, Robert Downey Jr. and Rachel McAdams in Sherlock Holmes USA Today’s Susan Wloszczyna visited the Brooklyn set of Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes and came away with some new photos plus re-assertions by the cast and filmmaker that the film will be an action-oriented update for 2009 yet remain respectful to Sir Arthur Conan (read…)

Who wants Heath Ledger’s last film?

Heath Ledger in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus No, not The Dark Knight, which tonight sleeps on a mattress lovingly manufactured from thousands of hundred dollar bills, each one carefully hand-stressed and softened by unemployed Wall Street bankers, then sewn together using thread from genetically enhanced silkworms and finally stuffed by more hundred dollar bills (read…)

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