Archive for September, 2015


When Dr. Anthony Edwardes (Gregory Peck) arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson (Ingrid Bergman), a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man’s murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.

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As befitting his nuanced, observational approach toward narrative in his films (“Chop Shop”, “Goodbye Solo”), director Ramin Bahrani didn’t force his latest pro

Source: Interview: Ramin Bahrani Talks ’99 Homes,’ The Differing | The Playlist

Mama Rainbow, about Chinese mothers who have learned to embrace their lesbian or gay children, disappeared inexplicably from streaming sites in 2014

Source: Film-maker sues Chinese censors over ‘ban’ on gay-themed movie | Film | The Guardian

As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn (James Woods) is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon “Videodrome,” a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend (Deborah Harry) auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.

Two nubile, stranded women (Ana De Armas, Lorenza Izzo) reveal a sinister agenda after they spend the night with a married architect (Keanu Reeves).

The war on drugs has been covered countless times on film. You’ve seen it in Steven Soderbergh’s award-winning “Traffic” and in recent documentaries like “The H

Source: Interview: Denis Villeneuve Talks ‘Sicario,’ Strong Femal | The Playlist

Nicolas Winding Refn is a consummate film nerd, but he also admits he’s no walking film encyclopedia. “I guess it’s an assumption maybe. I haven’t seen every mo

Source: Interview: Nicolas Winding Refn Talks ‘The Act Of Seeing’ | The Playlist

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Residents of Ballygally in Northern Ireland say noisy filming on adventure movie prompted bulls to stampede, chickens to squawk, dogs to shake, horses to jump ditches and cows to bellow with fright

Source: Brad Pitt movie shoot causing farm animals to ‘go daft’ with fear | Film | The Guardian

Frederic (Rex Smith), who has spent his formative years as a junior pirate, plans to mark his 21st birthday by breaking free from the Pirate King (Kevin Kline) and beginning his courtship of Mabel (Linda Ronstadt). But because he was born on Feb. 29, a date that only arrives every fourth year, Frederic isn’t technically 21 — and the Pirate King is still his master. Unless something gives, Frederic will soon be on a collision course with the Pirate King’s new nemesis: Mabel’s father.

You remember nothing. Mainly because you’ve just been brought back from the dead by your wife. She tells you that your name is Henry and congratulations, you’re now a cyborg.

5 minutes later, your wife has been kidnapped and you should probably go get her back. Who’s got her? His name’s Akan (Danila Kozlovsky), he’s just a psychotic megalomaniac with telekinetic powers, and a never-ending army of mercenaries. You’re also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, Russia and everyone wants you dead. Everyone, except for a mysterious, British fellow called Jimmy (Sharlto Copley). He might be on your side. Good luck Henry. You’re very much likely to need it.

Oh, did I tell you that your battery is quickly running out?

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