Post Tagged with: "The Week in Film"

Wish I Was Here
(Focus Features)

The Week in Film: Braff’s Back edition

The “Garden State” writer/director/star returns while Polanski delivers a hit, P.S. Hoffman goes German, and a host of new partnerships are forged.

Life Itself
(Magnolia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Thumbs Up edition

The joyful, moving Roger Ebert doc “Life Itself” is the main attraction, but don’t ignore the star-studded “Third Person.”

by July 17, 2014 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Snowpiercer
(RADiUS-TWC)

The Week in Film: Snocomotive edition

Step aboard the Snowpiercer, enact some teenage rebellion, sing a few songs, and battle some damn dirty apes (not necessary in that order).

Jodorowsky's Dune
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: Sci-Fi CouldaWoulda edition

An ambitious film that never came to be gets its due while a quartet of also-rans has this holiday weekend looking bleak.

We Are the Best!
(Magnolia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Swedish Punk edition

Will you rock out with some cool ’80s Swede teens this weekend or tell Michael Bay, “Why yes, I’d LOVE a 5th Transformers movie”?

22 Jump Street
(Sony Pictures)

The Week in Film: Sequelpalooza edition

Two appealing Pt.2s…on Friday the 13th? Must be the apocalypse.

Edge of Tomorrow
(Warner Bros.)

The Week in Film: Sci-Fi Do-Over edition

Time-traveling Cruise and Blunt go up against John Green’s teens while Franco & Co. watch from the sidelines.

Cold in July
(IFC Films)

The Week in Film: Mullet Justice edition

It’s business in the front, party in the back this weekend for the superb ’80s thriller “Cold in July.”

The Week in Film: Moody Mutant Blues edition

The Week in Film: Moody Mutant Blues edition

Time-traveling mutants, 18th century drama, and Sandler/Barrymore III are yours for the taking.

Only Lovers Left Alive
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: Jarmuschian Vampire edition

Choose from artful blood-drinkers, hardscrabble Philadelphians, British P.O.W.s, giant lizards, and Indian baseball.

The Week in Film: Hometown Contamination edition

The Week in Film: Hometown Contamination edition

Katie Damien’s CTS documentary leads the way along with intriguing Allen/Turturro and Rogen/Efron pairings.

Finding Vivian Maier
(IFC Films)

The Week in Film: Shutterbug Nanny edition

Photographers, rednecks, safecrackers, three-timers, debunkers, and undercover cops light up the screen this weekend.

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
The Lunchbox
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: Mistaken Curry Identity edition

The rundown of this week’s new films in theaters, on DVD, and on Netflix Instant.

by April 16, 2014 3 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
(Magnolia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Unrated edition

Not afraid of a little nudity, are we? (OK, there’s actually a LOT of nudity…)

The Week in Film: What’s a Cubit? edition

The Week in Film: What’s a Cubit? edition

Russell Crowe gets nautical, 2x Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Bateman uses spell check, and Ah-nuld pops off a few rounds.

by March 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
The Grand Budapest Hotel
(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

The Week in Film: Checking In edition

Muppets return, plus the Next Big YA Thing, the Veronica Mars movie, theological debate, and what could be the year’s best film.

by March 18, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
300: Rise of an Empire
(Warner Bros.)

The Week in Film: Slo-mo Persian edition (Part 2)

Enjoy your action slllloooooooowed dowwwwwwwn? Well, this is your lucky week.

by March 4, 2014 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Pompeii
(Sony Pictures)

The Week in Film: Grumpy Vesuvius edition

Fiery volcano? Check. Risky love? Check. Kevin Costner? Check.

by February 18, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
The Past
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: The Blame Game edition

“The Past” and “Winter’s Tale” join three remakes, including the surprisingly good “RoboCop.”

by February 12, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Monuments Men
(Columbia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Gimme the (Fine Art) Loot edition

Painting rescuers, talking toys, miniature films, and teen vamps are all on the menu.

by February 4, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
The Great Beauty
(Janus Films)

The Week in Film: Viva Italia edition

Reflective Italians, a delayed Winslet, and relationship-questioning Millennials comprise the week’s new titles.

by January 28, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
The Invisible Woman
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: A Dickens of a Time edition (Part 2)

Ralph Fiennes directs himself as the beloved literary figure while Aaron Eckhart does his best Boris Karloff impersonation.

by January 21, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
(Paramount Pictures)

The Week in Film: Fancy Clancy edition

The fourth incarnation of Jack Ryan leads what looks like an otherwise dismal week for new movies.

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Her
(Warner Bros.)

The Week in Film: iRomance edition

OS love, ’60s folkies, Oklahoma unrest, SEAL heroics, and Zeus’ son all take to the screen.

by January 7, 2014 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Nebraska
(Paramount Vantage)

The Week in Film: Payne & Gain edition

The “Sideways” director makes his best film yet, Walt Disney woos Mary Poppins, Russell hustles, the anchorfolk return, and dinosaurs move their feet.

by December 18, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
( )

The Week in Film: Tricksy Hobbitses edition (Part 2)

Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves resume their quest while Tyler Perry resumes his career in drag.

by December 13, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Out of the Furnace
(

The Week in Film: He’s My Bruddah edition

Christian Bale searches for Casey Affleck while one of the year’s best documentaries stops by.

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Great Expectations
(Main Street Films)

The Week in Film: Dickens of a Time edition

One literary classic and one Palme d’Or winner, coming right up!

by November 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Reviews
12 Years a Slave
(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

The Week in Film: McQueen is King edition

A new top film emerges along with Asgard All-Stars, time-travling suitors, war-torn youths, and a snoozy sailor.

by November 4, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
The Counselor
(Twentieth Century Fox)

The Week in Film: Cormac goes Hollywood edition

McCarthyism (the good kind) gets its due, plus cannibals, an octogenarian Jackass, and a new set of music docs.

by October 22, 2013 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
The Fifth Estate
(Touchstone Pictures)

The Week in Film: Cumberbatch-Reich ’16 edition

WikiLeaks, wealth disparity, telekinetics, prison breaks…and that’s before the Weinsteins and music docs attack.

by October 15, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Captain Phillips
(Sony Pictures)

The Week in Film: Oscar winners vs. pirates edition

New Greengrass, Almodovar, and Rodriguez in one week? I approve.

by October 8, 2013 2 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Gravity
(Warner Bros.)

The Week in Film: Freeze-dried Ice Cream edition

Will Clooney and Bullock save their precious space snacks in time? That and other mysteries await this weekend at the movies!

by October 1, 2013 2 comments Asheville film
Rush
( )

The Week in Film: Gentlemen, Start Your Engines edition

Fast cars, funny divorcees, porn addicts, storm surfers, animated meatballs, desperate women, and reclusive authors hit the cinemas.

by September 24, 2013 2 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Prisoners
(Warner Bros.)

The Week in Film: Above the Law edition

We’ve got vigilante fathers! We’ve got sex addicts! We’ve got Jane Austen addicts (for real this time)!

by September 17, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Insidious: Chapter 2
(FilmDistrict)

The Week in Film: It’s Not The House That’s Haunted edition (Part 2)

Wan scares; Affleck & Mara love; Bell speaks; Cromwell builds; and De Niro hides.

by September 10, 2013 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Blackfish
(Magnolia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Shamu’s Revenge edition

Orcas and Vin Diesel square off in the lone box office battle.

by September 3, 2013 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
The Spectacular Now
(A24)

The Week in Film: 21st century ‘Say Anything’ edition

Choose between indie romance, British suspense, Chilean highs, Canadian games, and British Pop.

by August 27, 2013 5 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Kick-Ass 2
(Universal Pictures)

The Week in Film: Non-mutant Superhero edition (Part 2)

Masked crusaders, runaways, servicemen, inventors, and scheming billionaires, all headed our way.

by August 15, 2013 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Elysium
(Sony Pictures)

The Week in Film: Sci-Fi Allegory edition

Societal equalizers, singing pensioners, porn stars, fake families, gods’ offspring, and talking airships, all for your entertainment.

by August 6, 2013 3 comments Asheville film, Asheville News
Stories We Tell
(Roadside Attractions)

The Week in Film: Ramona Quimby, Age 34 edition

Sarah Polley turns the camera on her family, Denzel and Marky Mark pop caps, and The Smurfs do…whatever it is that they do.

Fruitvale Station
(The Weinstein Company)

The Week in Film: A Day in the Life edition

One man’s final 24 hours, a different young man’s self-discovery, and a pair of adamantium claws…all this week in the cinemas!

Only God Forgives
(RADiUS-TWC)

The Week in Film: Wanna Fight? edition

Revenge, ghostbusters, religion, redemption, exposé, “retirees,” more ghostbusters, and snails, all at the movies this week.

Pacific Rim
( )

The Week in Film: Mr. Roboto edition

Will audiences say “domo arigato” to monster battles, back-up singers, or the ol’ Sandler gang?

The Lone Ranger
(Walt Disney Studios)

The Week in Film: Hi, Ho, Silver edition

The Lone Ranger & Tonto, Gru & his minions, and Julian Assange & WikiLeaks battle for 4th of July box-office supremacy.

White House Down
(Columbia Pictures)

The Week in Film: Operation Presidential Rescue edition (Part 2)

The White House gets hit (again), Team Bullock/McCarthy drop f-bombs, and a cult is infiltrated (again).

Monsters University
(Walt Disney Studios)

The Week in Film: Monster Alma Mater edition

Pixar goes to college, Brad Pitt takes his zombie battles global, the Whedon gang speaketh Elizabethan, and the rich rob the rich.

Before Midnight
(Sony Pictures Classics)

The Week in Film: Walk and Talk edition (Part 3)

Celine and Jesse continue to chat while Superman gets another shot and the Apatow kids confront the apocalypse.

(The Weinstein Company)

The Week in Film: Aboriginal Soul edition

Songstresses from Down Under, post-9/11 intrigue, revamped Henry James, “necessary” violence, and Google career advancement, all headed your way this week.

France Ha
(IFC Films)

The Week in Film: Modern Love edition

Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig eschew color while illusionists go Robin Hood and the Smiths get post-apocalyptic.