It looks like Disney might just have its next classic family film – Togo – and it’s premiering on Disney+. Togo has all the hallmarks: a man and his mischievous dog; an epidemic and a cure that can only be retrieved by dogsled in the middle of a miserable winter, and Willem Dafoe’s gravitas. Togo […]
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Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art – Vincent Van Gogh. At Eternity’s Gate will be in select theaters on November 16th.
One of the things that Netflix’s Death Note gets absolutely right is the Shinigami, Ryuk. Death Note: The VR Experience will allow you to encounter Ryuk and wield the power of the Death Note for yourself. Interested?
One of the most compelling elements of Netflix’s Death Note movie is the shinigami (death god), Ryuk. Voiced by Willem Dafoe, he is a character that picks its spots and is genuinely scary. Netflix has released a new video in which Dafoe, director Adam Wingard and the film’s leads – Nat Wolff and Margaret Qaulley […]
In advance of its premiere on August 18th, Netflix has released a sneak peek at a fight sequence from What Happened To Monday? – in which several Noomi Rapaces deal with their home’s invasion by government police/soldiers. It looks like a first-rate brawl!
Seven sisters. One identity. In an overpopulated world, governments have instituted a One Child Policy – making things almost impossible for septuplets to survive – and yet they do, sharing one identity in the outside world – each named for a weekday and only able to go out on that day of the week. Then, […]
Dane Jensen almost has it all. A top flight headhunter, if he can make the most deals in the next month, he will earn the top job at his company. There’s just one problem – his son’s fatigue isn’t being caused by laziness. So now there’s a choice to be made. A Family Man open […]
Why would we go to see yet another hitman comes out of retirement to wreak vengeance movie? Because it takes the reliable (okay, maybe overused) trope and reinvigorates it with style, a degree of wit and a unique world with unusual details. Also, Keanu Reeves at his best.
In real life, espionage is not glamorous. It’s like police work – mostly plodding detail work and following up and generally boring ninety-nine percent of the time. John le Carré worked in that field long enough that when he writes about it, he writes with a real understanding of mechanics of the spy game. His […]
One of the more interesting of Dean R. Koontz’s creations is the clairvoyant short order cook, Odd Thomas. Now, Odd Thomas has been adapted for the big screen, starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek) as the titular character. Directed by Stephen Sommers and with a supporting cast that includes Willem Dafoe (The Spider-man Trilogy, The Boondock […]
John Carter is a civil war veteran who awakes to find himself on another planet. But he soon finds out the inhabitants are bracing for war. After saving her life, her falls in love with a princess while trying to stop a deadly conflict. Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe. Directed by: Andrew […]