‘Annihilation’ Review: Sci-Fi Story Gets Lost In The Shimmer

Venturing into the great unknown can be fear inducing and seductive, and with Annihilation we are given an entirely new universe called the Shimmer. With Natalie Portman at the ready and Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland commandeering, what could possibly go wrong? While possessing a few quality moments, Annihilation isn’t as fantastic as it makes … Continue reading ‘Annihilation’ Review: Sci-Fi Story Gets Lost In The Shimmer

Exclusive: Catalina Sandino Moreno Headlines Visionary Tale “Medeas”

Director Andrea Pallaoro has assembled a first rate cast in Medeas, the story of the gradual disintegration of a poverty stricken family (Catalina Sandino Moreno and Brian F. O'Byrne) who reside in the middle of nowhere (the film was mainly shot in a remote stretch of land in Santa Clarita, California). Kevin Alejandro (Arrow, True Blood) co-stars as the gas … Continue reading Exclusive: Catalina Sandino Moreno Headlines Visionary Tale “Medeas”

Oscar Watch: “A Most Violent Year” Fights Through 1980s New York

  Big news today regarding this year's Oscar watch, as A24 has announced that its highly anticipated flick A Most Violent Year is set for a December 31 release in New York and Los Angeles. The movie goes wide in January 2015, and A24's decision signals that the Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac feature may … Continue reading Oscar Watch: “A Most Violent Year” Fights Through 1980s New York

Blu-ray Blast: Inside Llewyn Davis Readies For A March Release

It's still hard to stomach that Oscar Isaac's compelling, and ultimately heartbreaking portrayal of a stubborn folk singer was snubbed by the Academy. But Oscar voters aren't exactly on my mind these days, especially since Inside Llewyn Davis is now being released March 11 on Blu-ray and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The narrative … Continue reading Blu-ray Blast: Inside Llewyn Davis Readies For A March Release

Oscar Isaac Channels Charles Bukowski Poem For ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

Oscar Isaac gives one of this year's most celebrated performances as the titular character in Inside Llewyn Davis. Directed by The Coen brothers, the drama is a celebration of folk music in the early 1960s, as the filmmakers paint a vivid portrait of Mr. Davis, a struggling musician who's attempting to stay true to his … Continue reading Oscar Isaac Channels Charles Bukowski Poem For ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’