Sweet Trailer…Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave'

With fierce conviction to tell stories that some might consider offensive or taboo, director Steve McQueen has twice proved himself to be an unflinching filmmaker. He gave us Hunger, then followed that with Shame and now his latest film 12 Years A Slave, adapted from the novel of the same name, tells the incredible true story […]

Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave' Opening Pushed Up To October

Steve McQueen is an astounding up and coming filmmaker, full stop. With only two films to date (one of which, his first, is in the Criterion collection) he’s made a name for himself as a visceral storyteller who takes a lot of chances in both a visual and narrative sense. His upcoming film 12 Years A […]

“What’s New on Blu?” – Week of 10/29/12

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 […]

“The CineMagic 8-Ball” – In Theaters 9/7/12

When so many movies are released each weekend and trailers often seem better than the movie itself, what should one do? In this precarious situation, we consult the The CineMagic 8-Ball (TM) to help us see through the nebulous marketing haze. Doing so just might save us all a disheartening trip to the cinema and […]

Sweet Trailer…'For Ellen'

We posted a brief announcement about the stirring Paul Dano led film For Ellen a few months back but since it was only popping up on the festival circuit, we kind of forgot about it…until now. Coming off the success of Being Flynn, and the enjoyable comedy Ruby Sparks, Dano’s star is on the rise. For Ellen follows an aspiring […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Chris Messina Films

Last week saw the release of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris ‘ highly entertaining ensemble indie comedy Ruby Sparks. While high marks go to the directing duo (who also gave us Little Miss Sunshine) and even higher ones going to star/writer Zoe Kazan, this post is an effort to highlight the unsung hero of that charming and […]

G-S-T Review…Ruby Sparks

Ruby Sparks is the first screenplay from star Zoe Kazan and the film features the highly anticipated return of the husband/wife filmmaking duo who brought us 2006’s mega hit Little Miss Sunshine. Similar in style to their Oscar-nominated feature, this highly original and delightful concept is a rare thing in Hollywood. It’s a sweet, emotional […]

Video Interview…’Ruby Sparks’ Writer/Stars Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano

Zoe Kazan writes and stars alongside real-life boyfriend Paul Dano in the original, hysterical and emotional Ruby Sparks. The story follows a novelist struggling with writer’s block who finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. The couple have solid chemistry that comes right off the screen […]

Video Interview…’Ruby Sparks’ Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

The husband and wife team of directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris made their feature film directorial debut in 2006 with Little Miss Sunshine, which redefined independent filmmaking, received worldwide critical acclaim, and was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture as well as winning the Independent Spirit Award for best feature. Their new film, Ruby […]

Sweet UK Trailer…'Looper'

The marketing for Looper, the time-travel based action thriller from Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brother’s Bloom), has gone from a very cut and dry tumblr blog, to an intriguing shot of the awesome looking time machine to a full-on action packed trailer. Well, following suit comes this equally charged UK trailer…if you haven’t seen it yet, […]

Tribeca Film Acquires Paul Dano Led 'For Ellen'

Last week, Tribeca Film acquired all North American rights to For Ellen, a deeply felt dramatic study of a father’s efforts at reconciliation with his young daughter. The film, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, is Kim’s follow-up to independent standouts Treeless Mountain and In Between Days.  Bradley Rust Gray and Jen Gatien […]

G-S-T Review…Being Flynn

A story about family and coping with the unavoidable bonds between us, Being Flynn is, in short, about accepting who you are so you can try to fix your own problems. Adapted from Nick Flynn’s memoir “Another Bulls**t Night in Suck City” the film is about Nick and his father going a very long way to come […]