Welcome to Marwen is the fictionalized story of how artist Mark Hogancamp survived a near fatal beating and, despite losing all his memories from before the beating, overcame that trauma and being in a coma for weeks, and came to be a well-regarded artist in a different field. This is not just the story of […]
Tag: Robert Zemeckis
Allied, the new film by Robert Zemeckis – and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cottillard, will be giving fans a chance to watch the stars at a special live red carpet event this evening. The red carpet event will stream on Facebook beginning at 7/6C. Read on for details.
Robert Zemeckis directed one of last year’s the best films, the criminally under seen The Walk. This year, he moves from the heights of the World Trade Center to the tension of the Frech Resistance in WWII. Allied stars Brad Pitt as intelligence officer Max Vatta and Marion Cotillard as French Resistance member Marianne Beausejour – who meet on […]
On August 6th, 1974, Philippe Petit, a French high wire artist, hung a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center and walked it not once, not twice, but three-and-a-half times. The story of the famous walk was the subject of an Oscar®-winning documentary, Man on Wire. The Walk tackles the subject somewhat […]
If you prefer to check out movies in IMAX, you will want to know that Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk – the story of how French tightrope walker Philippe Petit crossed from one building to the other at the World Trade Center – will be released in IMAX 3D on September 30th, nine days before its […]
Forty years ago today, a French tightrope artist named Philippe Petit walked from one World Trade Center tower to the other on an illegal wire. It was a caper worthy of Mission: Impossible and the subject of an award-winning documentary, Man on Wire. But neither Petit’s book, To Reach The Clouds, nor Man on Wire […]
Robert Zemeckis is back where he belongs: in live action filmmaking – but his long absence from live action results in a movie that is just to long for its story.
In Robert Zemeckis’ Flight, Denzel Washington plays an airline pilot who saves his passengers and crew with a unique maneuver. After being hailed a hero, suspicions that he might have been under the influence arise. Check out Flight’s first trailer following the jump.
Disney’s A Christmas Carol surprises in that not only is it a wonderful film, it doesn’t actually dress up the tradition Dickens tale with too much action movie fooferaw. By now, what with everyone from Mr. Magoo to Tim Curry having played the humbugging Dickens miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, there are very few people who don’t […]
Roger Zemeckis has created an amazing world in Beowulf – the CG adaptation of the epic poem we all suffered through in high school English. Here, though, we get a loose adaptation that assigns human motivations to the major players – including the decidedly inhuman Grendel and his mother. Does it work? Just often enough […]