Everyone, whether they are a fan of classic cinema or not, knows the name Gene Kelly for good reasons. He has dazzled us with tapping feet for years and in 1951 he starred in one of the most successful film to date with An American In Paris.
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The fact that a jazzy score drives writer/director Damien Chazelle’s ultra-indie feature and that the Guy of the title is a trumpeter only works to underscore the fact this film is about people desperately trying to find some sort of workable rhythm to life.
Something Borrowed is one of the most contrived, unfunny, and unrealistic endeavors to be produced in quite some time. Here’s a film that doesn’t offer a lick of genuine sentiment, or for that matter a believable relationship. But in 2011 that’s nothing new.
Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess star in Lone Sherfig’s One Day, an adaptation from David Nicholls best-selling novel picturing the lives of two friends who meet up on July 15 every year for 20 years. Check out the trailer, you might have something to say about the accents.
Roman Polanski isn’t perfect, despite of my excitement for his new projects. His supposed masterpiece, Chinatown has all the elements of noir, a genre that I receive with ambivalence, that you guys like and that I might not, stretching them all out into a sprawling, convoluted yet subtly acted movie, where a private dick investigates more than he was paid for.
A trailer for John Requa and Glenn Ficarra’s romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love has surfaced on Apple. Starring Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Kevin Bacon, and Marisa Tomei, this trailer is really quite charming and classy.
Duncan Jones’ Source Code, despite some glaring faults and mishaps in plot structure, is an entertaining and smart bit of escapism, infused with a loving, often tender sentimentality that will make many swoon.
Kathy, Ruth and Tommy spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them. Read Castor’s and Sam’s reviews.
A struggling boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight heavyweight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Read Max’s review of this 1976 classic.