Remake and Hum

The prolific French director Patrice Leconte made a wonderful movie called Man on the Train several years ago about a professor and a bank robber who trade lives for a day.A Canadian remake is now underway starring Donald Sutherland and...wait...really? … [Read more...]

In the Olympics of Stupid Movie Ideas, America Keeps Winning Gold.

So, the filmmaker Olivier Assayas makes a beautiful, poetic film called Summer Hours, which ends up among the handful of movies most celebrated by critics in 2009.It's hard to find any fault with it. It explores a broad array of subjects - art history, nostalgia, globalism, family ties - and it does so because of its particularity. It is grounded in the experience of a specific family, deeply rooted in French history and tradition, and considers the influence of the European Union (EU) on … [Read more...]

Who needs "Indiana Jones 4" when we’ve got THIS?!

I've been reading about this project for years, it seems like. But the momentum is building, and we may finally get to see this amazing work of fan filmmaking.... … [Read more...]


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