Tagged: Tilda Swinton

Mini-Review: Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer (2013): It’s Like Noah Only in a Dystopian Future and on a Train, Also: Lots of Snow and Ice and Brrr

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Welcome aboard the Snowpiercer: A magical train that has been running for 18 years now, safely transporting the last human survivors in circles around the world. Global warming has rendered earth uninhabitable: The year is 2031 and our green planet has turned into a white popsicle. Unhappy with the dictatorship on the train Curtis Everett (Chris Evans) decides to take matters into his own hands and start a revolution. His mission? To get to the end of the train where evil Ed Harris, I mean Wilford, is controlling the sacred engine. How long will it take? Just about two hours, give or take.  Continue reading

Review: Inspired by Zweig, But Totally Wes Anderson The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) is a Charming, Adventurous and Zestful Comedy

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Monsieur Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes) is a legendary and dashing concierge at the famous Grand Budapest Hotel in Nebelsbad, Zubrowka. The year is 1932 and the war is about to begin. One of Gustave’s wealthy, but elderly lovers, Madame D. (Tilda Swinton) has just died. The police think it was murder. The murderers try to frame Gustave and have him arrested. Luckily his loyal lobby boy Zero (Tony Revolori) helps him get out of prison. Once out Madame D’s evil son Dimitri (Adrien Brody) and his henchman Jopling (Willem Dafoe) are after them, because they know the truth.  Continue reading

Watch: First Trailer, Poster and Visually Arresting Stills for Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem (2013) + Bald Christoph Waltz

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After premiering at last year’s Venice Film Festival there hasn’t been much news or buzz for Terry Gilliam‘s new film The Zero Theorem. Maybe the film wasn’t as well received by critics as expected or maybe it was just too weird? Who knows. Last week the first trailer was released by Voltage Pictures, unfortunately in 360p quality. Since I don’t do poor quality and the film’s striking visual deserve to be seen in gorgeous HD, I waited to post this. Now it’s finally here the first trailer starring no one other than my boy Christoph Waltz (Inglorious BasterdsDjango Unchained)!  Continue reading

New ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Trailer and Poster Show Wes Anderson’s Great Cast of Characters

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Premiering at the opening night of the 2014 Berlin Film Festival Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel just got a new poster and trailer. Both of which are emphasizing the amazing cast of characters. So who’s going to be in this soon to be Criterion? Let me give you the entire list: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalbic, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Saorise Ronan, Jason Schwartzman, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Owen Wilson and newcomer Tony Revolori. Try to top that.  Continue reading

Film Analysis: Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

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Spoiler Alert
This is not a review, but a spoiler filled discussion of Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive. If you haven’t seen his newest film starring Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston I suggest you check it out first and then come back. Unless you don’t care about spoilers, but then you probably wouldn’t have much of an idea of what the heck I’m talking about. Anyways, thank you so much for reading and do leave some feedback if you feel so inclined.  Continue reading