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The Girl on the Train

May 18, 2010

 The Girl on the Train

Andre Techine is among some of the best post-French New Wave filmmakers and is known for his elegantly-shot films that explore the complexities of human emotions. Arguably, he’s best known for My Favorite Season (1993) and particularly Wild Reeds (1994),... 

Stagecoach: Criterion Collection

May 13, 2010

 Stagecoach: Criterion Collection

If there is one director that helped define the classic western more than any other, it would be John Ford. With Stagecoach (1939), he took B-film material and elevated it to A-list status. In doing so, Ford established a benchmark that other films of... 

Walkabout: Criterion Collection

May 11, 2010

 Walkabout: Criterion Collection

Based on James Vance Marshall’s 1959 novel The Children, Walkabout (1971) marked cinematographer Nicolas Roeg’s feature film debut as a director. Originally, producer Si Litvinoff wanted Roeg to direct an adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork... 

Universal Pictures and Sonic Bids Announce INDIE ROCK VS THE WORLD Battle of the Bands Contest!

May 3, 2010

 Universal Pictures and Sonic Bids Announce INDIE ROCK VS THE WORLD Battle of the Bands Contest!

Game on! Get ready for an epic summer battle! In the spirit of Scott Pilgrim’s battle to win his true love in Universal Pictures’ SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD (in theaters August 13th), SonicBids and Universal Pictures bring you an epic Battle... 

The Fugitive Kind: Criterion Collection

May 3, 2010

 The Fugitive Kind: Criterion Collection

Adapted from the play Orpheus Descending by the author himself, Tennessee Williams’ The Fugitive Kind (1960) is a gritty southern potboiler directed by Sidney Lumet in his customary realistic style. At the center of the film lies a torrid love triangle... 

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