Ghost In The Shell – Official Trailer 1

It’s hard not to see the latest trailer for the live-action version of Ghost In The Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, and not think about the allegations of whitewashing that plagued the production (the same thing happened when the Internet learned Tilda Swinton was cast as the Ancient One in Doctor Strange; a character that was typically not […]

Doctor Strange – Review

“Visually, Marvel’s Doctor Strange is unlike any movie you’ve probably seen.” And that’s not hyperbole.  Some of the visual effects in Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange may have had their genesis in other movies–such as Inception–but he takes them to places that you have never seen before. Green screen is also nothing new, but the way […]

More Doctor Strange ‘Motion’ Posters

While not strictly speaking ‘trailers,’ I don’t quite know where to put this latest crop of Doctor Strange motion posters.  And while admittedly there’s less ‘motion’ than a curious melting around the abdomen, that’s technically motion too. Here’s Baron Mordo (that’s his name and not a title, honorary or otherwise, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor) Might I offer you […]

We Need To Talk About Kevin – Review

Now this is a horror movie (in perhaps the truest sense of the term). Lynn Ramsey’s We Need To Talk About Kevin isn’t necessarily a scary film, though don’t let the seemingly placid facade fool you, because here lie monsters.  Though, unlike in most horror movies, these creatures don’t wear hockey masks or look like an experiment in […]

‘Snowpiercer’ Official US Release Trailer 1

This trailer for Bong Joon Ho‘s Snowpiercer turned up on the Interwebs a few hours ago, and it’s interesting for what it doesn’t show more than watch it does. By which I mean, action is emphasized heavily in virtually every scene and very little else (though the actress whom I assume is Tilda Swinton with false […]