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RIP Tony Scott

Reports are coming that director Tony Scott, brother of Ridley and perhaps still best known for Top Gun, has died by his own hand. Scott apparently leaped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedr...
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TRAILER: RED DAWN (2012)

I'm an unashamed fan of John Milius' Reagan-era slice of propaganda. When I was a kid, I loved it whole-heartedly. As I grew up, and my political awareness broadened, I loved it in a different way. It seemed t...
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Shameless Self Promotion #2

And here's the second one. You'll notice it seems to cut off abruptly - I had a few choice words to say about Linkin fuckin' Park, I can tell you......
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Shameless Self Promotion #1

So, this is the promo for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - a film I enjoyed more than almost anyone else I know, by the way - I got roped into doing by Darran Price of Access Reel presented for posterity....
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TRAILER: BULLET TO THE HEAD

So Stallone has an axe fight with Khal Drogo? I'm in. This doesn't look like it'll be troubling the Academy come awards season, but sometimes a good dose of manic, willfully violent mayhem is exactly what the ...
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TRAILER: THE POSSESSION

Well, this looks like a fun slice of cheese. I've got a soft spot for these mid-budget, PG-13 horror flicks. They're gateway drugs - the tween horrorbopper of today is the committed genre consumer of tomorrow....
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TRAILER: THE LAST STAND

Ha ha ha wheeee! Oh, this just looks like too much fun. Korean director Jee-Woon Kim is a serious talent, it must be said, but they could have gotten anyone to direct this, and the Pavlovian response to seein...
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REVIEW: THE SAPPHIRES

Soul SistersDirected by Wayne BlairStarring Deborah Mailman, Chris O’Dowd, Jessica Mauboy, Miranda Tapsell, Shari SebbensThe dominant myth about Australian cinema is that everything we produce these days is eit...
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REVIEW: COSMOPOLIS

Crosstown TrafficDirected by David CronenbergStarring Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamatti, Samantha Morton, Sarah Gaddon, Juliette Binoche, Jay Baruchel, Kevin DurandAcclaimed Canadian director David Cronenberg u...
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DREDD 3D Featurette

2012AUG15 by KUInternational Short and light and a little too po-faced, but there's a few brief glimpses of new footage, and you get to hear Dredd co-creator John Wagner's basso Scottish rumble....