Sweet Trailer…’Truth’

Robert Redford is a legend in the world of cinema, and, similarly, Dan Rather is a legend in media circles. In James Vanderbilt’s Truth, (the adaptation of Mary Mapes’ book “Truth and Duty“), Redford plays the famous CBS anchor in a newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush’s military service. […]

Off the Shelf…Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Cinderella’

When a film is said to be “iconic”, it means that the story itself has become infused with a certain mythos, whereby the idea of said property is ever grander than the actual film. In instances like that, it really takes someone (or a studio) with a certain resolve to attempt to successfully retell a […]

Sweet Trailer…Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Cinderalla’

Whether the story is Shakespearean, a comic book adaptation or any number of taut thrillers, Kenneth Branagh‘s gift for weaving complex and compelling films knows no bounds. However, his next effort however finds him, somewhat, getting back to his roots. The live-action adaptation inspired by the classic fairy tale, Cinderella brings to life the timeless […]

Sweet Trailer…’How To Train Your Dragon 2′

One of the biggest (and unexpected) hits in the DreamWorks Animation catalog is their medieval adventure story How To Train Your Dragon. Delightful, fanciful, funny and heartwarming that story, about a boy and his dragon, just keeps giving and giving and now, best of all, DreamWorks Animation is giving us a sequel. The trailer for […]

‘Blue Jasmine’: Empathy For The Elite

Blue Jasmine is a film about the 1% and Bernie Madoff that actually isn’t about either of these things at all; they’re elements of window dressing rather than substance, as Woody Allen’s eponymous heroine might herself declare. They only comprise the film’s backdrop, against which Allen fashions his examination of Jasmine’s shame, guilt, and inability to assume […]

G-S-T Review…The Hobbit

Nine years, eleven Academy Awards, and two massive cinematic disappointments. Since wowing the world in 2001 with The Fellowship of the Ring, the first entry in his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series The Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson has amassed an impressive tally of goodwill and squandered the lion’s share; as a consequence, his return […]

“What’s New on Blu?” – Week of 09/17/12

Whether you rent or buy movies, Blu-ray offers the ultimate in sight and sound. Streaming is convenient, but if you plan on watching the movie more than once, you need Blu. So, What’s New On Blu? you ask. Well, good, bad or indifferent, Go,See,Talk offers up a trio of titles that are being released each […]