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…)

Col. Kilgore as Quixote?

Robert Duvall claims he’s going to play Don Quixote for Terry Gilliam in the revived The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.

Review: The Road (2009) ****

John Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s THE ROAD is bleak and despairing, but manages to offer a ray of hope without pulling any punches.

Trailer: Crazy Heart

Apple has the trailer for Oscar Flavor of the Minute Crazy Heart starring Jeff Bridges as a down-on-his-luck country musician. Basically Fox Searchlight looked out over the wreckage of Amelia and realized they didn’t have a Slumdog or a Wrestler or a Juno or a Little Miss Sunshine or an Oscar pot to piss in (read…)

Trailer #2: The Road

Does this new trailer for THE ROAD starring Viggo Mortensen oversell the uplift? Will Weinstein mount an Oscar campaign for the film?

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

Venice ’09: Early reviews split on Hillcoat’s ‘The Road’

Variety, Screen Daily and The Guardian take the first look at John Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road starring Viggo Mortensen.

Review: Lucky You (2007) ** 1/2

Huck Cheever (Eric Bana) isn’t a gambler. He’s a poker player. While a gambler plays against the odds, a poker player uses his or her knowledge of mathematics and the ability to read an opponent’s behavior to win more often than they lose. Chance plays a role as in all things, but poker is largely (read…)

Weekend Forecast: 5/4/07

And so the Summer Blockbuster season begins… Spider-Man 3





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