Blood and Wine

March 10, 2006

Director Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson had a number of memorable collaborations in the 1970s (Five Easy Pieces and The King of Marvin Gardens) and worked once together during the 1980s (The Postman Always Rings Twice) and again during the 1990s (Man... 

The Ice Harvest

December 12, 2005

The Ice Harvest (2005) is a pitch black comedy set in Wichita, Kansas on Christmas Eve. Charlie (Cusack) is a mob lawyer who has stolen $2 million of his boss’ (Quaid) money with the help of Vic (Thornton), a local pornographer. Charlie has a thing... 

Ed Wood

April 2, 2005

Ed Wood (1994) is a gloriously atmospheric, black and white love letter to cinema. Tim Burton understands that for the devoted cineaste, the best moments in life have often been spent in a darkened movie theatre being enveloped by a film and becoming... 

Jersey Girl

December 28, 2004

Ever since Kevin Smith made Clerks (1994), he has been threatening to make a PG-rated, mainstream audience-friendly movie that his folks could actually go and see. Jersey Girl was his attempt. The question remained, would he soften the edges of his trademark... 

GoodFellas: Special Edition

December 8, 2004

“For as long as I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster.” – Henry Hill From his early days making Mean Streets (1973), Scorsese was always fascinated by gangsters. As a child, he had grown up around them and was intrigued by...