Posted on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 by Angie Han
While we at /Film love cats as much as anyone on the internet, we also consider ourselves a Super Duper Serious Movie Website. And sadly, that means we can’t just go around posting any cute cat video that strikes our fancy. But every once in a while, everything works out and our passion for cinema dovetails beautifully with our interest in adorable animals. Today is one of those days.
Oscilloscope Laboratories has released a new trailer for Kedi, Ceyda Torun‘s documentary about the cats of Istanbul. They’re technically strays, but this isn’t an ASPCA ad about sad abandoned pets — in fact, it kinda looks like these kitties own the place. Essentially, it’s a feature-length cat video, except shot way better and with some additional (human) musing about how great cats are. If you like cats at all, you will definitely want to watch the Kedi trailer below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 by Angie Han
Reconnecting with old friends can be a tricky proposition even under the best of circumstances, but the best frenemies at the heart of Always Shine aren’t in the best of circumstances. Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald lead Sophia Takal‘s psychological thriller as a pair of longtime pals who head up to Big Sur together in an effort to repair their bond. But the trip quickly turns toxic as the women are beset by jealousy and unhappiness, and begin to turn on each other.
Always Shine earned high praise at its Tribeca Film Festival world premiere, with Davis even scooped up a Best Actress award for her work. If you’ve ever watched Halt and Catch Fire or Masters of Sex and wished Davis and FitzGerald, respectively, had even more to do, this definitely looks like a movie worth checking out. Watch the Always Shine trailer below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 by Angie Han
The holidays are all about joy and togetherness and goodwill toward man and all of that, but sometimes you need a break from all that sweetness. Sometimes, you need a nasty little thriller like Body to cut through all that holiday cheer.
Directed by Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, Body follows three college students (Helen Rogers, Alexandra Turshen, and Lauren Molina) who sneak into an empty mansion to party on Christmas Eve. Their good times sour when a freak accident occurs, leaving them with a dead body that needs to be dealt with. We’re happy to help make your Yuletide a little bit sicker today with an exclusive clip from Body, which you can watch after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
The holiday movie season is typically defined by family-friendly fare, stuff that you and mom and dad and grandma and grandpa and your cousins and nephews and nieces can go enjoy together. But what about the lonely cynics who spend the season alone and would like to let some darkness into their hearts every December?
Don’t worry. Hollywood has got you covered. This year’s holiday counter-programming looks to be Body, the newest release from the folks at Oscilloscope, and it looks like the kind of anti-Christmas thriller that will help keep your dark, shrunken heart at appropriate Grinch levels. Don’t let the greeting card companies win!
Watch the Body trailer after the jump.
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In Big Significant Things, Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones) plays a guy who is on the verge of making some big life commitments. He puts off the last stage of his personal growth for just a few days, however, to indulge in a solo roadtrip with stops along some of America’s biggest and weirdest landmarks. Oscilloscope Laboratories will release the film later this year, and they’ve given us the great poster design to debut — check out the Big Significant Things poster after the break. Read More »
You definitely know actor David Dastmalchian from ominous turns in films such as Prisoners and The Dark Knight, but he gets to explore much different territory in Animals. The film won the Special Jury Prize for Courage in Storytelling at SXSW in 2014, which has got to be pretty good for Dastmalcian, as he scripted the film in addition to starring in it.
Directed by Collin Schiffli, Animals features Dastmalchian as a guy who, with his partner Bobbie (played by Kim Shaw) deals with homelessness and addiction while carving out a tiny life in Chicago. Oscilloscope Laboratories will release the film later this season, and you can see the Animals trailer and poster below. Read More »