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