First Official Photos: The Losers


Warner Bros has released the first official photos from Sylvain White‘s big screen adaptation of the Vertigo label comic book The Losers, thanks to Omelete.

Originally published as a war comic feature set during World War II, The Losers was later re-imagined set against the events surrounding the war on terror. The Vertigo imprint version ran for 32 issues from 2003 to 2006. The Losers tells the story of a former Special Forces team who were betrayed by their handler Max, and left for dead following the conclusion of their operation. The team were forced to regroup and enter on a mission of revenge against Max, who has been using the CIA for his own interests.

More photos after the jump.

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TIFF Movie Review: Alan Ball’s Nothing is Private

Nothing is Private

Alan Ball’s feature directorial debut is more Six Feet Under than American Beauty in tone, and more of the latter in story. There are more than a few structural similarities to Beauty, including the typical but still wonderful Thomas Newman score, an older man who becomes sexually infatuated with a young girl, and a series of fantasy sequences (minus the rose pedals). Based on Alicia Erian’s controversial novel “Towel Head”, Nothing Is Private is a comedy about pedophilia and racial discrimination. Ball is able to turn these two very taboo subjects into 124 minutes of laugh out loud multi-layed entertainment.
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