G-S-T Review…’Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

After four decades, it’s possible that some Star Wars fans probably didn’t expect significant new yarns could be spun in the universe they love so much. Well, with Rogue One, Gareth Edwards and company crafted the mother of all lead-ins to that tale which took place a long time ago. That’s right. In case you […]

Sweet (Teaser) Trailer…’Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

This week is a good week if you’re a Star Wars fan. The Force Awakens hit Blu-Ray on Tuesday (read our review here) and now we have the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Barring the fact the title is a little goofy, director Gareth Edwards looks to be bringing the goods in […]

G-S-T Review…Black Sea

​Not your typical January fare in the least, Kevin Macdonald’s Black Sea is an intense, claustrophobic, and exhausting ride. It’s not often we get submarine films and this one is, very easily, among the best of them. Blending heart-pounding tension with a fair bit of humor and wit, the story is a high-seas heist film […]

Video Interview…Director Kevin Macdonald on the Intensity and Authenticity of ‘Black Sea’

Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland) takes the helm for Focus Features’ ultra-tense submarine thriller Black Sea. Part heist film, part white-knuckle thrill ride, Kevin’s film is as engaging as it is claustrophobic. We got to sit with Macdonald to talk about the story and his experiences shooting the film. Now one thing to […]

Sweet Trailer…’Black Sea’

Jude Law wowed film fans this year in Dom Hemingway, Richard Shepard’s hilarious story about a retired safe-cracker. It really was the role of a lifetime for Law (check out our review here). But now, his next film finds him playing a character just as complex only far less animated. In Black Sea, Law plays a […]

Tribeca Film Acquires British Drama ‘Starred Up’

Tribeca Film recently announced it had acquired North American rights to Scottish director David Mackenzie’s award-winning gritty prison drama Starred Up, which stars Jack O’Connell (“Skins”, Angelina Jolie’s upcoming Unbroken), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises, The Place Beyond the Pines), and Rupert Friend (“Homeland”). Starred Up is about ultra-violent 19-year-old Eric (O’Connell), who is prematurely […]

Ohhh, Look…Theatrical Poster For Cianfrance's 'The Place Beyond the Pines'

Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine was not an easy film to get through. That affecting anti-romantic story was a devastating look at love and loss and couldn’t have felt any more uncomfortable or real if they tired. His follow up The Place Beyond the Pines, similarly starring Ryan Gosling, got a lot of buzz at the Toronto Film […]